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Found an expired gem but not sure what to do

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Piree, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. Piree

    Piree Junior Member

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    So I just bought an expired domain with DA36. The problem is I got a lot of other projects I am currently working on and am not sure what I should do with this domain. It was used by an organisation and they moved on to a different URL with DA86. So all the backlinks are legit and there are many backlinks from high authority websites.

    Any suggestions on what I should do with it?
     
  2. umerjutt00

    umerjutt00 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Register it, install wp, put some text and let it sit for a while When you get time, you can always think of a way to use it.

    If I had this domain, I would turn it into a money site.
     
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    I always thought buying a domain would take a minute or two. And how the hell you got "lot of other projects" within a minute's time.
     
  4. Eternal1912

    Eternal1912 Power Member

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    Mm, do you what the previous site was used for?
     
  5. Piree

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    I scraped the domain, wasn't an auction or anything. I just found it and it doesn't fit in the niche that I was looking for. So I either have to spend a lot less time on other projects or just leave this one as it is now.

    It was a site with statistics and news on. It got backlinks from wiki, huffpo, washingtonpo, latimes, wired, and some more.
     
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    Share the domain with us and we will all come up with good ideas
     
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    That makes no difference. It doesn't matter what was originally on the expired domain as long as it's clean and the url isn't offensive. You put fresh content on the site, google reindexes it and you now have a relevant site with strong backlinks.
     
  8. Piree

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    I would, but then someone would send a lot of shitty backlinks to it :(
     
  9. Odinsupremacy

    Odinsupremacy Regular Member

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    Perfect. Exactly what I would do.


     
  10. Sristy

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    Just snap it up, Think about what to do later. These gems don't come into your scraper very often.
     
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    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    You could turn around and sell it to someone here. I'm sure you could make a decent profit off of a domain like that
     
  13. Piree

    Piree Junior Member

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    Not sure. I only got the domain and no hosting yet. I might just put WP on it like suggested and see how that goes, hopefully with little time investment.
     
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    sell it to me... :)
     
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    Really? The scraper I coded 2 years ago has found me hundreds of these. Up your CS skills.
     
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    If someone sent some shitty backlinks to em just share it with me :) I'll put it to good use
     
  18. elfano

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    How long could it take to look at the main kws and set up a very simple lander with a form to build a mail list until you decide what to do with it? That can be setup in 15 mins.
    Or simply sell it.