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I have a high DA domain with bad backlink profile - what should I use it for?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ejv247, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. ejv247

    ejv247 Newbie

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    I have a DA 60 domain that has an anchor profile consisting 95% from "WordPress Themes" anchor located on the footer of other sites.

    What should I use the domain for? I doubt it would rank for anything, but would it make sense to redirect the domain to a new site?
     
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    prab1996 Elite Member

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    pm me that domain , i might by it.
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  3. Snubbles

    Snubbles Registered Member

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    you bought a domain not knowing what to do with it? GENIUS
     
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    wayback it and keep all that link juice.. Add new content and try to bank on it.
     
  5. ejv247

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    I was going to change the anchors to brand anchors and try to rank it with good content, but the person who is responsible for the footer anchors suddenly stopped responding to emails.

    Now I'm stuck with the site and don't really know how to make use of it.
     
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    So about 90%+ of the links came from one footer (sitewide)? Nothing that special in my opinion, with some sitewides and some good parasites (think web2s and especially high DA root news articles / guest posts) you could probably recreate domain stats like this. The only advantage is if it was aged but without knowing the exact metrics of the domain, kind of a tough call. I wouldn't waste too much time on it given the problems with the footer to be honest, better domains out there to buy.
     
  7. ejv247

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    The footer anchors come from several sites that use a free theme that is avalaible for WordPress.
     
  8. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I'm sure that is killing your anchor text ratio but there is some value in a domain like that.

    I've seen domains like that get sold on Sedo and such so if you are not going to keep it that is what you hang your hat on when you flip it.

    Some kind of verbiage like this "Great domain with ever increasing backlinks! Backlinks come from a free theme in Word Press that gets downloaded and almost all the time the links stay in the footer! Good opportunity to get lots of natural links from all over the world in many different niches."