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Expired domain with a backlink from cnn.c-o-m, is it worth to buy?

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  1. sashilover

    sashilover Junior Member

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    I found a expired domain which has a backlink from cnn.c-o-m, but the TF/CF is only 5/8
    it has referring subnets/ips 14/14, exernal backlinks 25
    is it worth to buy?
    please advise, thanks.
    BTW, the page where backlink is on is PR 5, PA 47.
     
  2. howard_hughes

    howard_hughes Elite Member

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    Put the domain in way back machine,

    http://archive.org/web/

    and see if this domain had a 302 Redirect to another site, if it did then the PR5 is fake PR.

    and yes, the cnn page linking to your site probably has no value
    (unless the internal cnn page has massive page authority or pr)
     
  3. sashilover

    sashilover Junior Member

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    Thank you for your answer.
    I mean the CNN page has PR 5 not the expired domain, also, I check the way back machine, and
    the expired domain is clear.
     
  4. lilmasta

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    if it is clean and still indexed in google yes it is
     
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    asap1 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    A PR5 link is good, I would 301 it to a money site.
     
  6. pyronaut

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    Are you checking the TF/CF of the correct sub domain? e.g. If the page from CNN links to www.example.com. Then make sure you include the www when you check the TF/CF on Majestic. A trustflow of 5 seems really really low if it has a link from CNN. I've seen domains that have one or two "authority" links and they are much much higher.
     
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    Second that.. the number is to low.. even without CNN link some of our websites are above 50 and even 60 according to majestic.
     
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    i don't see any value in this. i have website which has backlink from wikipedia (higher DA/PA then CNN) but still not ranking in search engine. don't waste money on these domains unless you want to create PBN/301 or it has great domain name.
     
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    So much drama about one link. Do it or dont do it.
     
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  10. sashilover

    sashilover Junior Member

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    Thank you for your tip, now I check the www version of the expired domain on Majestic, the TF/CF is:15/25.
     
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    It's a decent domain but there are lots out there like it. If you can find a use for the domain then go for it.

    With a specialist tool for hunting out these domains you can be finding PR5 domains for your own use let alone a domain with a PR5 link.
     
  12. Seo Lover

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    That depends on how strong PBN you are creating

    This domain is still not bad , you can go with it

    Better go with minimum TF15
     
  13. praetserge

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    Come on, give him a break... OP's never seen a domain with cnn links and now he can actually own one.