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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by aveeno, Oct 25, 2016.

  1. aveeno

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    Hello,

    I found a domain with decent metrics, eg. DA 20, TF 19...etc, but have been used as article directory before. Will that be okay?

    Thank you in advance.
     
  2. aveeno

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    anyone know?
     
  3. Monsterer

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    The metrics seems good and you have to check that before you give a try to your money site.
    You have to check the
    • History of domain
    • Check the backlinks
    • Check the contents
    • Check the ON page methods too.
     
  4. djp371

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    If the domain has been used as a directory like article directory even though how good the metrics is I will not gonna use it. Reason is that it connects to various sites and doesn't focuses on one topic. And with that there might had been links on it that are spammy and had been flagged as abused because of that.
     
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  5. aveeno

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    Mostly profile links, one to two high TF
    Yes... that make sense to me.
     
  6. Nargil

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    I wouldn't be bothered at all about the fact, that domain was used for various topics. That has nothing to do with whether or not the domains is clean. The problem is, that it served as a directory and Google hates those. There is a pretty good chance, that the domain is penalized and you should avoid it, despite the metrics.
     
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    What about the previous history backlinks
     
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    It is absolutely true
     
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    Metrics are no longer important when checking a domain, please look far into domains' backlink profile, that's where the money is
     
  11. T0NYS

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    I would skip it unless it's a 100% percent clean site ,

    check the archive screenshots and keep an eye on them whether everything matches or not , check the anchors too , if they are clean you're good to go but if I were in your case I would move to the next one unless this one is rich on backlinks :)
     
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    make look with old backlinks brother
     
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    Better you can find the other one which is relevant to your site niche!
     
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    Check the anchor text ratio of it's backlinks, which will give an idea of how spammed it was.
     
  15. Ambitious12

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    DA with 20 is not up to that level what you are expecting,but you can increase that with a good number.
     
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    I get domains like that some who were directory or classified or something like that i never use them...