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Can I still use this domain with Google?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DiscoDax, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. DiscoDax

    DiscoDax Registered Member

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    I need some advice BHW.. I have this generic domain laying around and want to use for a new project. I'm gonna try building a google news site and then flip it for a profit but i'm not sure if this domain is still usable. The thing is i used this domain a year ago as an amazon affiliate sales funnel. The current site has a couple of thousand pages, all product reviews. But not like real review articles. It's just a combination of amazon review comments, photo's and stuff like that... the site pulls all it's content from amazon and puts it together into a nice sales page to get visitors to click that aff link to amazon. But basically there is 0 original content on the site..

    When i first bought the domain it had pr1 which now is pr0. When i check in google it still has pages indexed though. So may question.. can i still use this domain for my project? My main worry is duplicate content penalty but then the whole site would be deindexed, right?
    Reason i wanna use this domain is because it has over 10 years of age, a really strong brandname and some juicy links pointing to it.
     
  2. DiscoDax

    DiscoDax Registered Member

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    Anyone experience with this guys?
     
  3. Kralj187

    Kralj187 Senior Member

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    Did your receive any kind of penalty in your gmt? If there is no penalty then you should not have any trouble using this website.
     
  4. SEOMadHatter

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    I've been noticing a bit more of a delay lately with getting some unused domains indexed it's a pretty small sample but it's a little slower in some cases lately. Don't get me wrong some are indexing in hours but I am seeing some delays.

    Beef it up maybe throw a cheap link or two at it and give it some time. If it still won't index I'd make it a webmaster tools account and see if anything pops up in there after a day or two.