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Looks like a GEM of a domain for PBN, Should I Buy It or Not ?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SEO INC, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. SEO INC

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    I have been offered a domain with excellent metrics. This was some semi-governmental organisation website for 10 years or so. One of my PBN provider offered me this. The majestic metrics screenshot is attached below:

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    This is not a generic tld but country specific tld

    What do you all think about it ?
    What should be the price that i should pay for this ?
     
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    The metric is awesome,seems it was very old and good site.WHat price he is telling btw?
     
  3. Vladamir

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    Looks great to me, I wouldn't mind seeing the DA just for chits and giggles. Also is the domain still getting any traffic, and what would your plans before would you build it up or would you just be 301 redirecting it.
     
  4. SEO INC

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    Asking for $200, but might offer it cheap to me since i am planning to buy more from them.

    DA 25; PA 33
    Ahref rank 50

    Google shows 500 odd pages still indexed. Should i just host those pages extracted from archive or should i just redirect to homepage ? My plan is to build it up as a PBN domain, not redirect or anything, just plain old method of in-content links to my money sites.

    How many such domains is required to get a medium hard competition keyword ranked in first page of SERPs ? My assumption is around 5 domains, am i right.
     
  5. sidley

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    Do check for the anchor text as well as wayback archive. Many of the old domains with great metrics are abused at some point of time as part of PBN. Check each recorded wayback archive and don't be surprised if you found that the site was used as a PBN blog in the past.
     
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    No, it was not. That is the first check that was done.
     
  7. sidley

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    It's a no-brainer then. Go for it. You really got a gem
     
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    Yes, i also had the same feeling. Except that, this is a country tld and the language was a european language. This is the only negative point for this domain, but i have heard many SEOs vouch that there is nothing wrong with a domain in any language as long as it was not spammed.
     
  9. sidley

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    Oh, I missed that part completely. Language shouldn't be a problem but check on any rules with regarded to owning that specific country's TLD as there are few countries that ask for physical address proof if you have to own that country's TLD
     
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  10. SEO INC

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    Seller has got me covered for that.
     
  11. sidley

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    Great. Good luck with the domain!!!
     
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    This. I've found so many domains with insane metrics that will have a chinese wordpress site in archive.org the last couple of years. So disappointing
     
  13. SEO INC

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    This is not about chinese or PBN built for chinese sites. This is about a real site which was in a european language and belonged to some semi-governmental organisation which is now defunct.
     
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    Looks good, 200$ is a deal
     
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    All the best with that, seem to be a good deal.
     
  16. wokaka

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    for $200 that sounds like a good deal tbh.
     
  17. sidley

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    No, what we are trying to say is that once these established real sites expires, there are people who purchase them and use it for the PBN and let it expire when they get penalized by Google. Since you already updated that you have checked every wayback archive, you will not be facing this problem.
     
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    I will give you an example as well. I came across this domain today. errisevents.com TF 18 CF 19. 5 year old domain This is the actual site 5 years back. http://web.archive.org/web/20110201104902/http://errisevents.com/ which is a authentic site. This is the latest wayback archive which contain Chinese Wordpress http://web.archive.org/web/20131230102946/http://www.errisevents.com/. I buy around 5 domains a day for my PBN but my team has to go through 500 domains(Each of them with TF 18 or above) to identify those 5 domains. Most of the rejected cases, it is these Chinese wordpress site no matter how authentic or real the site was in the past
     
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    I took a look and it's actually Japanese

    I got a few domains like this.. i put them in web master tools and it shows no penalty.. i also index them and check the manual penalty check on google and all is fine
     
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    I would bring the site back up scrapes from the way back machine with all its pages to me that's a better option than redirecting since you get the free contents of the extra pages and you make the site look less like a PBN site.

    , you cant completely know the value of all the links the site has. the project I'm currently working on. I ranked a medium competition keyword with a PBN of 15 sites using related anchor text with two links on the home page of each.

    regarding how many will take to rank a good post from the keyword comp guide...keep in mind, you will have to continuously do SEO to stay ahead of your competitors

    "
    Level 1 strength = Only go after if you've got a minimum of $25k/mo+ for content, guest posting, building a huge pbn, buying paid links on top sites.
    Level 2 strength = $10k/mo+ Similar to 2, but less
    Level 3 strength = $1k/mo. Enough to build a nice 25-50 PBN and have a writer handle your content.
    Level 4 strength = $250/mo. Enough of a budget for some
    SEO
    tools and a small, but healthy PBN of around 15-25.
    Level 5 strength = $50/mo. Small budget. Manual work mostly, with some budget spent on building a very small PBN of up to 5-8 sites."