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How to find expired EMDs

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by LBrown, Jun 26, 2012.

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  1. LBrown

    LBrown Senior Member

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    Expireddomains.net just added a feature that made my aged EMD sales obsolete. They added the ability to sort domains by exact global search volume.

    I thought I'd show exactly how to find expired EMDs and what to look for... or what not to look for.

    First, go to expireddomains.net, sign up and log in. Set your custom filter to look like this:

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    You want to sort by the "SG" column, the fifth column to the right.

    Feel free to play around with all the settings if you're looking for something specific.

    Warning #1: Most of these will be branded. Buying a branded domain means that the brand owner can legally take the domain from you at any time and it is not worth the risk in my opinion.

    Warning #2: Although it will be tempting to look for EMDs with high PR and a lot of links, most of those domains will be pandalized or penguinized which is why they were dropped. Unless you know what you are doing with these domains, go for the ones with few or no links.

    Warning #3: This is exact global searches. Check in adwords to see if the local searches is similar to the global. If it is not you'll want to check Google insights and check the competition in the local Google to see if it is a keyword you can rank for.

    Warning #4: There are very few .coms. They are snatched quickly by domainers with the exception of the branded domains. I find the best EMDs in the .org and .net categories.

    Happy Hunting!
     
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    conrulez Power Member

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    Sorry to hear that your method was exposed. But thanks for the info. You ALWAYS give out excellent information that many people here find highly useful. Best of luck to you!

    Con
     
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    argh11 Regular Member

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    I noticed that SG field popped up the other day and I was messing with it for a while. You are right though...lots of branded dot coms.

    Thanks for the writeup!
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    -argh11
     
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    trustedfire9 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    So you will close your service after this thread :) ?
     
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    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Sorry to ask a thick question but I was told that to buy an expiring domain and keep its age and possibly rank you had to select domains that were "closed out" what domains retain there age/rank ?? Thanks for the share
     
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    You could've still kept it a secret and make money off your sales thread. But you just shared it will the community.
    Now that is selfless sharing.
    Hats off to you!
     
  7. LBrown

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    Haha, my sales thread will remain open.

    When you're new to the game it's nice to buy a keyword from someone you trust so you know you're going after a good keyword and I think I do a good job at fulfilling that need. Also I do a lot of custom work for people: specific niches, domains scouting, etc.

    Domain age is heavily debated but no one knows how Google measures domain age so I can't answer that definitively and neither can anyone else. What I can say is that I find aged EMDs easier to rank than new EMDs.

    If you want page rank you can get domains with page rank that are not closed out.

    There is the option to search just the "Closed Out" domains in expireddomains.net if you wanted to do that.
     
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