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Buying an expired domain from GoDaddy

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by thedon23, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    Hey guys,

    So there's an expiring domain over at GoDaddy that I'm interested in buying. No PR, no links. It is indexed in Google. Reason I'm buying it is because it has my keywords in the domain, and it's aged.

    I've read around a bit and see that it's important to be careful of domains that have been hit with a penalty.

    Is there any way for me to determine that? Or is that just a risk of buying expired domains?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Spawn

    Spawn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    its fine , ive bought plenty pr domains there, godaddy is trusted, good luck!
     
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  3. brewt

    brewt Registered Member

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    If the domain is indexed in Google, you shouldn't have to worry. It's the names that are not indexed that could be a problem.
     
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  4. Berne

    Berne Registered Member

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    You can run it through archive dt (Oh R G) and see what used to be on the site and if it looks like it was a splog or some other junk, then be wary. Doesn't mean it was penalized or anything but it's still good to check a sites previous life.
     
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  5. Macko

    Macko Newbie

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    u can get great domains on dropday dot com
     
  6. MafiaBlack

    MafiaBlack Regular Member

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    I have couple domains.. Where to sell em'?
     
  7. Mountaineer

    Mountaineer Senior Member

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    Google index & Archive are pretty good way to tell if a domain is banned or not. I previously had registered a banned domain and it took me over 1.5 years to get it indexed again.