Niche Laboratory - Free LSI inspired keyword ideas for SEO and more...

  Do YOU Want To See What Your Competitors Are Blogging About, And Who You Can Outrank...? DOWNLOAD BLOG SPY For Windows PCs

Is Google Still Sandboxing New Sites? If So For How Long? Register Here

Posted by BrettB
Registered User
08 Mar 2018 04:10

Anyone know if Google is still sandboxing sites?

I started a blog back in January... 2 months later it still hasn't got any traffic from Google.

If you're interested, here's the URL:

What have I done wrong? Anything? Or does Google now automatically sandbox all new blogspot domains (especially if they're not using custom domains).

Or have I chosen a tough niche (teaching English overseas; TEFL).

Or did I put in some initial links too rapidly?

Or are some topics sandboxed for a lot longer than others?

Or have I screwed up the robots indexing (lol)?

I'm not sure that I'm being penalised for low quality content. Everything I've written is original and they're aren't too many people that can actually blog about being a teacher in China. There are so few of us!

Just for reference I recently started a new forum and it got traffic after 7 days. My new NicheLaboratory.TV YouTube channel is also getting search traffic.

Anyway, if you have any ideas of why I'm in the sandbox then please post a reply. By the way did you know that I'm giving away Niche Laboratory Pro Platinum Membership plans to the most active posters on the forum here? Just register for this site, download the software and start researching niches.

Register To Post A Reply Back to the Traffic Forum


Find 1000's of long tail keywords for your website - CLICK HERE to get started...

Join The Conversation

1 Comment

The first 3 visitors to post a comment on this page get a free "dofollow" link to their own website!

Leave A Comment


Kelvin   06 June 2019

Been around since 2009 means you've had so much experience in this space. I'm really considering expanding into promoting products in other niches using paid ads but my limitation is that I don't know how to speak a second language.

I agree with you that low gravity shouldn't be a criterion for selecting products to promote as there are some uncompetitive products with very low gravity. I'll like to add some characteristics of products you shouldn't promote:

1. Clickbank products that have (external) ads on their sales page
2. Products with buy buttons that do not go to the Clickbank order page
3. Products that exaggerate their promises, especially financial promises. Promises like these will lead to high refund rates (most MMO products have refund rates over 20% in fact).
4. Unresponsive vendors. Before starting to promote a product, ALWAYS contact the vendor (ask for a review copy, or ask a question about the product, or just introduce yourself). If you get no reply within 48hours do NOT promote the product.

Recently, I came across a course created by Clickbank's current #1 affiliate that claims to teach people how to drive traffic to Clickbank offers using Facebook Ads. I've seen some good reviews and positive testimonies online about the course. Here's one

What do you think about the course?