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4year old domains...HELP!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Marie08, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Marie08

    Marie08 Newbie

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    I have found two 4 yr old domains that are available for purchase. One PR1. Should I waste my time putting sites on these domains or should I pass. If they were profitable niches then why let the domains expire? Or am I looking at this all wrong?
     
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    greentitanium Senior Member

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    what do they cost??
     
  3. ozzke

    ozzke Regular Member

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    maybe the previous owner forgot about them, maybe the previous owner quit internetmarketing. I say get them, aged domains are always a nice bonus. You will rank faster in Google and Google will not sandbox you that fast.
     
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    Aged domain doesn't guarantee ranking but it can help... Check for what that domains has been used in past... Little background check will give you better insight... Also if you will search you will find hundreds of domains which are aged and got some PR left... I saw a domain which was 6 years old but just a gibberish name like sjkhkehkjds.com... If you just planning to develop it to get backlinks then ok but for money site not good option so you need to decide on lots of factors before making purchase... It's not something you got some hidden treasure, you can always find them online... But some times there are good domains so check yourself... No body can give you advise without checking domain name which you can't disclose... LOL if you disclose and i find they are worth i might try to get it for my own before you realize it's gone...
     
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  5. mccullum

    mccullum Power Member

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    make sure that they have had archives in the past.if so,then its very good.that would make your SEO efforts simple.
     
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    blackhat-dudette Regular Member

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    Age is always a factor - like its been said above - buy the domain, see what happens, if the pr stays and the name is not very good, just 301 it and pass on the goodness.
     
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    if it doesn't cost much and worth it then buy it.
     
  8. Marie08

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    $15 a piece including hosting.
     
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    LOL... I had to utube that. 301 thanks.
     
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    chockomonkey Regular Member

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    check them out on the wayback machine at archive.org
     
  11. wolfmann

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    A good idea is to check also if them was not banned in Google, why the owner are dropping them?Sometimes you can have surprises.
    Search in Google,see if you find cached results
    site:here goes URL