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Domain with forum signature links - Good?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by and5rey, May 6, 2016.

  1. and5rey

    and5rey Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I registered one domain that expired some time ago and want to use it for my project. However, this domain has many backlinks from a webmaster forum - the previous owner of this domain has a link to it in his signature and he has around 200 posts.

    Can these forum signature links be hurting this domain? Should I rather use a different domain for my project?
     
  2. SargentoVoight

    SargentoVoight Junior Member

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    I recommend using a domain different, since you can be penalized your site is better to buy a different domain for a new project.
     
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  3. and5rey

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    I think you can buy an expired domain related to your niche.
    Because it may have good metrics and if, it is old domain it will be an added advantage for you.
     
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  5. and5rey

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    My suggestion is better to go with different domain to get away from Google penalty.Try to buy a aged domain to get high rank.
     
  7. hrishivardhan

    hrishivardhan Registered Member

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    If the signature link is from same niche then it is ok. But if the posts are irrelevant and spam then there is chance of risk.
     
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    Whoa, what a bunch of pussy replies.
    Why the fuck would 200 manual legit links from the same domain possibly have a negative impact on your SEO?

    OP, you gotta stop overthinking...
     
  9. freebieshunter

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    I look at the various web writing that forum signatures is a poor way to find backlinks, is that true?