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Building links to 301'd domain - how much juice passes?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by bdmmedia, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. bdmmedia

    bdmmedia Junior Member

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    I knew the answer to this a couple years ago, but I haven't really kept up with this particular aspect of SEO, and was hoping to get confirmation if anything had changed. I normally use primarily white/light gray hat methods, but I've got a site I need to see some quick movement on, and have a somewhat black-hat method that will work. I get the feeling this will probably eventually cause problems for my site, so I'm thinking about pointing all the black hat links at another domain and 301 redirecting it at my money site. I'll continue my white hat campaign directly to the money site, and will kill the black hat links within a few months. If the black hat links cause any problems before then, I'll simply remove the redirect, put a little content on that domain, and make sure it gets indexed as its own site, rather than a redirect.

    Am I missing anything here? I'm sure I'll lose a little link juice as compared to pointing the links directly at my money site, but the safety aspect is worth it for me. Or am I way off on how much safety I'd have using a redirect these days?
     
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  2. Vic Sage

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    Let the BH site rank first with those links...once it starts ranking (preferably on 1st/2nd page), 301 it to the WH site, and keep backlinking the BH site if you wish.
     
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    if you remove the redirect then you are safe the first domain will be deindexed and your second will be safe.
     
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  4. bdmmedia

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    Excellent. Thanks a lot, both of you.
     
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    I'd like to make a little clarification here crusher. Building backlinks for a 301'd domain is a sure fire way to raise a red flag. How & why would someone backlink a URL that doesn't exist? I've did the same strategy for a few of my sites and all of them got tanked. The better option would be to build quality and relevant backlinks to WH site instead after 301.
     
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