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Risky to host 2 sites selling similar products on same server?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by PitMaster, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. PitMaster

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    I've got a client that runs two separate businesses using two separate websites. However, they sell similar products from the same industry, but focus on two different segments of it.

    (An example would be: one sells mainly phones, and one mainly sells tablets, but they crossover and sell both phones & tablets.)

    My client currently hosts these two sites on two separate servers. However, we are getting ready to move hosts, and are thinking about consolidating to save costs. So need to ask you experts - is it risky to run both these sites the same server? Will Google see it as duplicating a business for keyword sake? (He actually didn't intent to do this, it just happened when he purchased a similar business to his existing one).

    If it is a problem, would it work if we set them up under different DNS name servers? Any and all advice is greatly appreciated!!!
     
  2. xjapan

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    use cloudflare
     
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  3. CheapAndBest

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    No issue.

    If you create backlink from those sites each other and it looks spam.

    Otherwise no hassles.
     
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  4. MyGirlfriendIsaPBN

    MyGirlfriendIsaPBN Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    This right here
     
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  5. PitMaster

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    Thanks for your responses.... and sorry to be such a noob, but how does Cloudflare help the situation?
     
  6. PitMaster

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    Okay so I researched CF and I definitely DO NOT want to use it. So my problem remains. There must be someone who knows the answer to this.
     
  7. MuayThai

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    In my opinion, two sites MUST be located on different servers with different ips. It is better for ranking.
     
  8. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Are your clients making sooooo little money that they can't afford two hosting set ups with unique IP's? If so they should consider quitting.

    -ThopHayt
     
  9. verilix

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    As long as they're not interlinked, you shouldn't see much of a problem.
     
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    It is quite risky especially when you build same links to both sites. That'd be a big footprints.
     
  11. agent-x

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    If they rank for some of the same keywords it may be a risk.
     
  12. Aatrox

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    Do you care to explain why do you DON'T WANT to use CF?

    Other than that, if you wanna be just a bit extra safe, order dedicated IP one or both sites, but you shouldn't have a problem.
     
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