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301 this domain or use as PBN?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ThopHayt, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I also recently got a niche-related domain with the following metrics:

    PA-20, DA-7, TF-24, CF-25 (and it has a couple really high quality links pointing to it)

    This domain is the same niche as a money-site I recently build last month. Would it be more valuable to 301 this domain to my new site (who has accumulated virtually no PR/PA/DA/TF yet) or would it be better to use this domain as a T1 PBN for my site's link building?

    Thoughts?
     
  2. LeanLow

    LeanLow Senior Member

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    It would be best to use this domain as the money site actually (if the name is decent) or 301 it, is the second best choice.
    Judging by DA it's not as good as you might think, if it doesn't have at least 10 TF10+ backlinks use it as a PBN, because it's not strong enough for 301.
     
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  3. Breni

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    I would use it as PBN. Of course, you will need more then just one domain to notice good serp results.
     
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  4. davids355

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    Maybe if its a one off then a 301 is easier? So you dont need separate hosting etc. But if you are planning to build a PBN then you could use this one as the starting point.....
     
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  5. accelerator_dd

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    I would set it up as a PBN - maybe as a mini site. If it's niche related, maybe put some 10-15 articles, try to get it to get its old rankings back. If you get it ranking somewhere, your moneysite will rank tons better.
     
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  6. ThopHayt

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    Yeah hosting for my PBNs isn't a problem.

    But the problem I'm seeing is I don't think this domain has enough backlinks total. It has two really good niche related ones I love, but in total its pretty light. Its never been spammed though, so maybe a PBN is the best option.

    I really wish I could find a good niche-related domain to 301 to my new site though. But I think you're right, if there aren't enough backlinks there is little point in 301ing. A 301 might make my metrics shoot up, but in the long run whats that worth?
     
  7. LeanLow

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    In the long run it will most likely lose some of it's backlinks and be even more worthless. Believe me it's only worth 301 a really strong domain.
     
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    301'ing it would be better
     
  9. accelerator_dd

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    If you want, PM me your niche and I'll see if I can come up with something for you.