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New Domain vs Expired Domain

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by migleezy, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. migleezy

    migleezy Regular Member

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    Regarding building a money site, would it be better to build my website on a good expired domain with good stats and backlinks but not related to my keywords , or would it be better just to register a brand new domain and go from there?
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    I've had success with building money sites on expired domains with non relevant niches, but that was some time ago and it was with churn and burn niches. Now I try to find niche relevant domains.
     
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    Definitely, new brandable domain and kw rich if possible.
     
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  4. migleezy

    migleezy Regular Member

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    I found this domain that was from a book editor before, has some really good links and stats, but Im far far away from the book niche xD
     
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    In my experience it just depends on how you plan to monetize your site and how long you want to keep it. If you are only doing SEO and aren't worried about building a brand and doing Social or SEM then go for the expired domain and exploit the stats. If you need branding to establish trust for sales or want to do some paid ad campaigns then go for something brandable and or niche related.
     
  6. migleezy

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    Im only doing SEO , so many different opinions...
     
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    its also depend backlinks, have you analysed it? if those are spam or natural?
     
  8. migleezy

    migleezy Regular Member

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    Yes I have, it has good links. I'm just really unsure on what is the best to do here
     
  9. LeanLow

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    New domain.
     
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    If its not relevant to your niche, It would become a total waste of time even if it has got great links and metrics. I would personally suggest to go for new domain and apply the promotion methods you've got. That would work better than the expired domain of irrelevant niche.
     
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    I think expired domain from Your niche, without any metrics, because You can make a link building yourself.
     
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    Expired. And it's not even close. The amount of money you save on SEO is sick. However, you want strong niche relevant domain with brandable name, which might be quite a problem until something suitable appears on auctions.

    You can also work with non relevant domains and even those bring enough boost that they are worth it. I've been working with non relevant domains a lot as well. The benefit is still massive. Not as good as with relevant domains, but still worth the money you will save on SEO campaign overall.

    Everything stated above comes from experience.
     
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    If you search for expired domains in your niche and get one which is very clean in backlink history and spam free, you can go with the expired domains. Or else, you can go with the new brandable site.
     
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  14. heopas

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    I do both. I find quality expired domains with TF 40+ and high DA. I then buy a brand new keyword rich domain and I 301 redirect the expired domain to the new one. This way I pass TF and DA juice to the new domain and use a link building software to build quality backlinks to both domains. This is by far the best technique to rank a new domain. At least my 9 years experience in SEO tought me that...
     
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    Expired, because search engines like domains that are proven over time.
     
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    If It's Not A Long Term Project Than You Can Go With Non Relevant Expired Domain Else You Should Register A Brand New Domain.

    If Domain Backlinks Highly Authoritative & Domain Name Is Branded Than You Can Consider That For Your Money Site
     
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    That's an interesting concept, so when you say a keyword rich new domain you mean a EMD? what software do you use for the link building? :)
     
  18. heopas

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    Correct, Exact Match Domain.

    About the SEO software that I use I will send you a PM.
     
  19. Amily

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    I Choose expired one even if it's not relevant
     
  20. migleezy

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    Thank you all for the answers, I think Im gonna go for the Non relevant expired domain, I'll probably start a journey so we can all know how well it will work. Im gonna use a domain that was previously from a book editor to rank for a local business in my city.
     
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