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How to check expired domain for Google penalties?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by rokot, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. rokot

    rokot Registered Member

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    Hi mates! I have a new domain, and I want to know, how i could check it for penalties in Google.
     
  2. sergenthw

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    I see so many many domains floating on domain auction
    99% of domains are spammy or bizarre unrecognizable shit
    I got so tired, so I just trash anything not indexed by G thesedays
     
  3. CarlSagan

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    Type in google site:domainhere.com
    If it shows up, type domainhere.com. If the site doesn't show as #1, it has a penalty.

    If not, it could just be deindexed because of not being picked up for a while. Check the history of the site on archive.org for any spammy looking changes (chinese, russian, dodgey niche like viagra, complete niche changes, redirects etc.).
    Look in majestic / ahrefs / Moz for unrelated, spammy or asian/russian backlinks/anchor text.
     
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  4. Sardosa

    Sardosa Regular Member

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    always better to aim for new domain. If you found some "sexy" domain at auction there might be something fishy behind. I gave up wasting time at auctions - more and more crap, less and less "good catch" since 2009.
     
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  5. rokot

    rokot Registered Member

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    Thanks for replies. If domain was used like PBN(only 2 outbound links), could I use it for white money site?
     
  6. Sardosa

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    yes, absolutely. But it will take time to dig it and good one are not less than $100 plus time and very careful study. Think: why should someone drop good "fat" domain suddenly? Maybe better to consider new one + articles + good backlinks instead? For $100 you can make a sure deal, than something else.
     
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    Add your domain to WMT and check it for manual actions.
     
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    Sir, I'd rather say never add your domain to WMT.
    Google already knows too much and you don't want to feed it excessive information.
    However, it is backward - I thought we check domain before we buy, not after ... Isn't?
    Its like marry first and learn is she a ex-hooker with long criminal records behind. Love it!
     
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    asap1 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    What extra info are you feeding google by adding it to WMT?

    Google already knows everything without you adding it to WMT.

    I never understood this SEO myth.
     
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  10. rokot

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    So you think it's better don't add domain to WMT? And when the site will be build on this domain, should I add it to WMT?
     
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    The only way to know if the domain is penalized before you buy is checking its links profile + way back.
     
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  12. Sardosa

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    Absolooootely! btw, there is a website, i forgot the URL, but it shows immediately that this is kaput
    as about WMT or so-called "console". It is not SEO-myth, it is well-known fact how ranking (not "Page Rank") assessment works in Google Inc.
    I don't see the importance of Webmasters Tools, I don't see anything useful from of that you cannot get yourself using open source software and 15 grams of brains.
    And, besides, this is not Google-lovers-forum.com, this is freaking Black Hat World. feel the difference?
     
  13. Peter Ngo

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    I don't know why any members here shouldn't use WMT, i use it all the time, for tracking my SERP CTR and potential keywords that i can target.

    For big keywords, an increase in a few % of CTR can make a real difference in term of traffic.

    Moreover, well i love Google, it is the only reliable, free and stable source of high quality traffic that can convert like crazy.
     
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    who doesn't? besides, whats the point arguing - we only exchange ideas based on experience. Each one has its own, hence its called "forum".
    Search Engine named Google is a tricky bitch, but it brings golden eggs. I haven't seen higher ROI than pimping it. Nothing even close.
     
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