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PRODUCT MODEL NUMBER DOMAINS-Any Amazon Ballers?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Johnnyfox, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Johnnyfox

    Johnnyfox Regular Member

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    I searched and could not find this information.

    I found some really nice opportunities / amazon niches with product name emds. My question is this:

    Has anyone had problems with this I am talking about model number domains specifically not "Samsung TV dot com" more like "SamsungRX-9987u-LCDTVdotcom" or "model number review dot com" you see what I am saying?

    I have not really ventured into physical product land before most of my SEO stuff is in evergreen broad informational niches (health wealth relationships real estate, etc) so this has never come up before.

    I realize it may be "trademark" issues but you are essentially selling the product for the vendor through amazon, so they make money when you make money. Clickbank vendors don't give a shit! So what's the deal? Anyone?
     
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    I've not had problems. Although i've not done this enough to make significant money.
     
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  3. Johnnyfox

    Johnnyfox Regular Member

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    Me either, lol! Thanks for chiming in, that makes me feel a little better!
     
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    they can take down your site and sue you for it.
    it doesn't matter if you are promoting their products, most companies don't like people using their names.
    If you are part of any major affiliate networks, you will see that one of the most common criteria is that you can't use their tradenames for the display url.
     
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    I see that all the time for CPA networks "no bidding on trademark names and no trademark urls" I don't know why I was thinking it was any different with physical products.

    That would explain why there are so many product model number emds available:rolleyes:

    I see so many of these sites out there that are blatant amazon sites with product name emds and maybe the word review tacked on the end. I guess it is clear now that it is not allowed, I guess the real question becomes "Do they actively send out C & Ds for this shit?"

    There are so many of these sites built on product name emd domains it's ridiculous, I guess it is a craps shoot.

    Maybe a bad idea for a long term strategy, could be better off working a little harder to rank with a non emd if I am doing a long term authority model.

    anyone been slapped with C&D for this? Love to hear about it!
     
  6. dragonrage01

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    These domain names are just there to manipulate the search engine since search engines give so much value on exact domain name keywords. If you know a little bit about SEO or whitehat SEO, it is easy to outrank these sites.

    These sites don't use any offsite SEO and rely on domain name rankings which is why they are very easy to outrank. I give it 2 years at most until google wises up and devalues domain names. If you fill out a spam report in google, they actually take out or sandboxes these sites.
     
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