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Should I buy a domain?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by ScoopMaster, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. ScoopMaster

    ScoopMaster Registered Member

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    A particular domain is available for purchase or at least they are taking offers. How can I tell it the domain isn't penalized, spammed to death or crap etc.?
     
  2. SeanAustin

    SeanAustin Power Member

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    Search domain.com in google and if it pops up, most likely isn't penalized.

    Search domain in ahrefs and check it's backlink profile. Look for links that you personally wouldn't want a link from. If there are a bunch of these, domain is trash.

    Search domain in archive.org and see what kind of stuff was on it in the past.
     
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  3. mindlesswizard

    mindlesswizard Supreme Member

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    Also check with opensiteexplorer.org the domain authority and page authority and the backlinks.
     
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  4. meingeld

    meingeld Newbie

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    neat tips on buying a domain...thanks