301 redirect from expired domains

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  1. androus

    androus Newbie

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    Hi,

    I'm trying to rank my website for a commercial competitive keyword. On the first and second website (my competitors) for this keyword there is a dead link on the homepage. These dead links refer to expired domains.

    Will it help to buy these 2 domains and redirect them to my website ? I'm pretty sure they won't notice it because they're not checking dead links so the link could stay on their homepages for a long time.

    Thank you !
     
  2. LBrown

    LBrown Senior Member

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    Yes, do it. That's a great opportunity you've found right there.
     
  3. androus

    androus Newbie

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    Thank you LBrown,

    Indeed i was very surprise to find expired domains on the homepage of my 2 main competitors ^^ I'll do it, i'll report my results on this thread.
     
  4. ibmethatswhoib

    ibmethatswhoib Elite Member

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    Ya that's nuts, better jump on that.
     
  5. -adrian

    -adrian Registered Member

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    What a great idea.. I doubt you'll see that happen very often, take it while it's there.
     
  6. vision2003

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    Just be careful - if they were previously penalized, they will transfer the penalty to new domain eventually.
     
  7. androus

    androus Newbie

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    I just tried on an other keyword and I also found expired domains ! However I was not so lucky because their rankings were around 5-8 position.
    My conclusion : it costs nothing to check, we just need scrapebox to find competitors on the first page for some keywords then Xenu to check for expired domains

    I bought the two domains, i'll report the results in this thread.