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Closing a online community - what to do?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Yoggi, May 20, 2012.

  1. Yoggi

    Yoggi Registered Member

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    I own a large online community in my country, and due to the extremely expensive hosting and work on the software, I have deceided to close it down, because it's currently a bad business.
    Also because all the visitors are teenagers, and sadly they don't buy much on the internet. So ads give crap payment.

    Now I am wondering how to do this and earn as much cash as possible from it.

    The site is big, and got some Google love, so I was wondering if I should redirect the domain to one of my other sites, and hope it will pass some juice and traffic. But does this even work (the juice part)?
    Or perhaps another idea? I am open for all suggestions except keeping it as it is. I have spent countless hours and money on this project, and if I had used it on some of my affiliate sites, my earnings would have been much better.

    I hope to hear from someone who have done something semilar.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. 75INZ

    75INZ Regular Member

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    I'd just flip it.
     
  3. txhepoker

    txhepoker Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Flippa?
     
  4. Big_0n3

    Big_0n3 Senior Member

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    Try to sell it... Or try other advertisment options
     
  5. dog-tag

    dog-tag Senior Member

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    Switch it off and get zip...

    Let it go on flippa, or if it's worth some nice bucks contact meathead1234.
     
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    A link will help me more.

    For a general advice all the above are great but if you want some idea other then the ones above you should post the link so we can understand what is all about and maybe provide other method to get money from it.

    Thank you
     
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    wwallace1 Regular Member

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    im interested in buying it, sent you a pm...
     
  8. Exaggerated

    Exaggerated BANNED BANNED

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    I'd flip it if i were you.. You could still earn anyhow
     
  9. Yoggi

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    Thanks for answers.

    It's very niche and it isn't english. It's from a small country in Europe.
    So I don't think it's gonna be easy to sell, especially with all that work to maintain and it only drops a few coins.

    I am interested in a quick solution, which could help some of my other sites (affiliate) which earns very well.
    So as mentioned I throught of creating a redirect - but does this pass linkjuice?
     
  10. dd351

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    You should probably just flip it. If it has a good amount of content and regular users, I'm sure someone would want to pick it up.
     
  11. MafiaBoss

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    flippa it baby ;)