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How Would You Go About Finding An Expired Domain That Already Ranks

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by tunescool, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. tunescool

    tunescool Senior Member

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    im familiar with expireddomains.net, im just getting content off there, and i dont know what any of the things are that you sort them by. i sort it by BL when looking for articles i dont know theres a big number

    is there a way to look if domains already would rank on the first page of their niche
     
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  2. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

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    Run the domain through SEMrush/Sistrix and see if it used to rank for anything.

    If they used to rank for things then it's a good sign.
     
  3. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    good question! i'd also like to know if there's a way to determine where a domain would rank.
     
  4. Ste Fishkin

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    I just assumed OP worded this in a weird way.

    Tunescool, no mate. There is not a tool available that predicts the future enabling you to see if the domain is worth picking up.

    You can look at the past, not into the future.
     
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    Those domains comes with price tag of $$$, just to let you know.
     
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    I belive you can get any website to rank as long as domain isnt penalised.
     
  7. redarrow

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    It a penalty if you change the niche from a exspired domain .

    That was part of google fred update

    You get a lower indexed domain if you use a diffrent niche then what the expired domain was used for.
     
  8. BassTrackerBoats

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    It's been a while but I used to go to godaddy auctions, find domains that were available, sort them by backlinks or age (I forget now) and then pu the domain in ahrefs to see if it ranked for any KWs.

    It was a pain in the neck but I could stand doing it for a couple of hours a day and would usually pick up a domain or two each day doing that.

    I'd then recreate the site from the wayback machine and monetize it... I actually still have a few of those domains making me a little change but the effort does not make sense to me for the returns you get.
     
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    I have a domain for which google webmaster tool shows different keyword ranking. finally now I found,;) it might be an expired domain with the good ranking
     
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    I believe you used strong domains with high metrics to get good rankings from the start. There was a famous thread of yours about that ( I read all of urz)

    It gave you a good bonus from the start and it saved a lot of time compared to new ones. Am I right?
     
  11. cursedbrain

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    On auctions dot godaddy dot com you can find good expired domain names but they aren't cheap. The "traffic" indicator is very important. Before deciding which domain to buy, make sure you google the url and see if it comes up as #1. If it doesn't, it's probably worthless.
     
  12. Nargil

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    You won't find expired domains that rank for anything really. If yes, you would have to pay shittons. Problem is, that the content that the site used to rank for has to still be indexed and that is quite rare. Plus by the time the entire auction ends and until you are able to change nameservers, the content may alreayd be indexed even if you bid on the site that was mostly indexed. As soon as the content goes out of index, then it's age is gone and even if you recreate the site, it won't return to it's previous positions. Not by far. So if you want a site that's already ranking, either buy live one from auctions, but that's quite rare and prepare a decent budget OR buy a live site from Flippa etc.
     
  13. THUNDERELVI

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    Stop spreading bullshit and misinformation.
     
  14. Nargil

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    I have missed that post completely. Load of utter nonsense. Fred update has nothing to do with niche relevancy at all. Google hasn't changed a thing about niche relevancy in years.
     
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    Yeah, not to mention no one knows yet what that update targeted at all. Too many speculations around, most of them being complete BS. Also, people don't think at all with their brains before making such retarded statements. The reason why Google won't penalize expired domains for changing their niche when changing owners is because it has to penalize half the web that registers domains in a complete legit way and not for PBN purposes.

    If some random dude that has no idea what SEO even is decides to open a website and registers a domain that was used before in some other niche, he won't get penalized if his website isn't in the same niche lol, that's absurd thinking. Yes, links might get devalued and that is a big maybe! But devalued links is not equal to penalization.
     
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  16. Nargil

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    Exactly this. It's a simple "bigger picture" thinking, does not require any special education nor intellect.

    People should understand, that the entire Google does not revolve around their 10 site PBNs nor their $50 a month money site.

    Collective intellect/knowledge grows in an astounding speed, but fuck, the individual one is going down the drain.

    /rant
     
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  17. THUNDERELVI

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    That's actually ok for me, it means less competition ;) Not only people do not think with their brains, but most of the time they do not think algoritmitically as well, not even the power members that have been doing SEO for a long time. Everyone can spot the BS and myths in the SEO industry if they treat Google for what it actually is: a machine!
     
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