301 unrelated expired domain to money site?

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  1. Openside

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    Hi guys,

    I have a money site ranking reasonably well but think it needs more authority (and links obviously).

    I have a few decent expired domains that are clean and have PR and authority.

    Would it be worth 301ing one of these to my money site?

    Would I have to build a small site on the expired domain first to get it indexed or does that not matter?

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  2. accelerator_dd

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    Why not just build them out as small sites and link from them - PBN ?

    Usually its best to get them reindexed by setting them up, but if you go through the trouble already, I dont see a point 301ing them later.
     
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  3. Openside

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    I have a PBN already but was thinking this might just give my site more age/authority from the expired 301?

    I think the main thing holding this particular site back is lack of authority more so than links.
     
  4. cyrusv

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    I tried something similar earlier this month. 301'ed a domain related to other culture onto my cultural business site. Had negative effects thou. Dropped from position 5 onto position 9. Things returned to normal once I removed the 301.

    That is just my experience.
     
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    You also gain authority via links. You could give it a try and see what you end up with. I generally don't 301 unrelated domains since it would look very unnatural for a manual reviewer.
     
  6. Openside

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    Yes this is true. Perhaps I could build a new site on an expired domain or is starting clean the best way?

    The first 2 months are so slow with everything on a new domain so trying to find if there is a way to speed things up a bit.
     
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    If the site is ranking as per your OP, you should be seeing results faster now. YOu could also set up a moneysite on the expired domain, but I'd just make it a PBN and wait a bit more.
     
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