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expired domains are crap

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by utuxia, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. utuxia

    utuxia BANNED BANNED

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    I've been wasting all my efforts on an expired domain. Just realized the domain I was using had already had link campaigns run on it and probably explains why I haven't been ranking well for much of anything.

    Lesson learned. Either do extensive domain research or by a new one that isn't expired.
     
  2. Effin

    Effin Registered Member

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    That doesn't just apply to recently expired domains - you have to check out even "new" registrants for any previous history before you register any domain. One of the first 10 websites I built had been deindexed (and is still deindexed) and I had no idea until I built it.
     
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    Yup. I have two de-indexed sites that I use for email now. They're dead.
     
  4. utuxia

    utuxia BANNED BANNED

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    How long do you think before a google reset would happen on an expired domain where it wouldn't matter what the previous history was? Let's say you bought killerdomain.com and held onto it for 10 years. Would it be safe then? Assuming you just parked it.
     
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    That's impossible to answe
     
  6. utuxia

    utuxia BANNED BANNED

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    It's going to be more of a problem in 10-20 years. When everyone is buying recycled domain names.
     
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    I have always been able to get google to reindex sites, I just throw a good looking WP site up and ask -- sometimes takes way longer than I like, but so far(knock on wood) has worked!
     
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    That's not true. I've been ranking an expired domain successfully with a spun article on it and with just one wiki blast, and I even outranked EMDs in top10.
     
  9. lagger

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    Expired domains are good, it's just in how you use them. As for de-indexed domains that are expired. Just do like the other guy said build a site on them not all affiliated out and ask google to reindex them. Takes time but should work in most cases. Be like "I bought it wont index please helps zomg!!" You know be creative.

    A lil advice on expired domains. You need to check the back links it has. Like for example if that bad boy had pr and has a few old ass Backlinks from legit domains. Then hell yes I'm fonna buy it. But if it's been run train on by spam then it's a no brainier. Also sometimes hackers will hack old sites that are forgotten and use thous old aged domains for there bidding. So you have to make sure you check what anchor text are linking to that site.
     
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    It would be irresponsible of Google not to look into reconsideration requests in situations like this.