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Is There Any Way To Check A Domain For Penalties?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Jet Pack, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. Jet Pack

    Jet Pack Junior Member

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    I want to buy a domain and it is available. But some one else have been using it from 2008. Is there any way to check if the domain is marked with any manual actions by google or has been using for spam.
     
  2. Lares

    Lares Junior Member

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    You cant be sure until you put some content on it. If it wasnt used for some PBN/Spam/Porn then its probably fine. In 2008 there werent so many PBNs around.
     
  3. guillaumemcom

    guillaumemcom Registered Member

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    You can start by looking at the already existing links to the domain, you'll get an idea if the previous owner used it for spam (chinese anchors, spammy niches, pr0n/drugs...).
     
  4. asap1

    asap1 BANNED BANNED

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    Look at the link profile and http://archive.org/web/

    Other then that its nothing you can do until you put some content on and are try to get it index.
     
  5. blackiesap

    blackiesap Power Member

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    If the domain has expired within the last 24 hours you can search site:domainname in google. If there are results coming up, then the site was not de-indexed.

    But this works only for recently expired domains.