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How to redirect to external domain without losing google ranking

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by myk33, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. myk33

    myk33 Junior Member

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    Hi all,

    Recently I was promoting one of our services and we are now ranking very well for many keywords for this and get many clicks through every day.

    Now the situation has changed and we are going to put this project on the back burner.

    The PPC on adwords is around $1 - $10 for the front page. Our website ranks 1 - 3 for all the keywords.

    We are thinking of approaching the businesses using adwords and offering to use our page and redirecting all traffic to their landing page to save money on adwords for a monthly fee. That way our ranking won't go to waste.

    This page is a subpage and only 1 of the many services we offer so we don't want to redirect the whole site.

    I understand a 310 redirect will effectively change our page listing to theirs so this isn't what we want to do.

    I am wondering if a 302 redirect is the correct way to do it?

    Ultimately the goal is to redirect all traffic to their landing page without losing our Google rankings or letting Google change our ranking with their URL?

    Thanks,

    Myk3
     
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  2. volund

    volund Senior Member

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    Your best bet is to stay away from a redirect as it will probably cost you your rankings. I had a couple of sites that I got to #1 but really did not make as much money as I thought they would so I did a similar thing. Instead of doing a redirect though I just added their product and links to my sites. I rent them out by the month and everybody wins.
     
  3. myk33

    myk33 Junior Member

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    i see was it a 302 you used?
     
  4. chickenLittle

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    what do you meant? 302?
     
  5. myk33

    myk33 Junior Member

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    sorry i thought i could use a 302 temporary redirect? i thought that this would prevent losing the rankings?
     
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    why dont you check out the landing pages for the advertisers and try to provide a similar service they offer and you could probably profit better this way and keep your ranking. doing a redirect wont work out well in the long run
     
  7. myk33

    myk33 Junior Member

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    Thanks for this but due to the nature of the service this wont really be possible.

    Really what we want to do and will be the best selling point will to totally 302 redirect all traffic to their landing page. From my understanding 302 will ignore the end target page so in theory rankings should not change...