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So should I buy my domain now or later?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by PChanger, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. PChanger

    PChanger Regular Member

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    Hey guys, I have an idea for a site that I am going to make, and I already know what it is going to be called. Should I buy the domain now and let it age for a few months until I am ready to put up my site, or should I just wait until my site is finished and THEN buy the domain? Thanks!

    Sorry if this is a n00b question. I'm new to SEO.

    -PChanger
     
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  2. mysterysolver

    mysterysolver Regular Member

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    buy it yesterday :)
     
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  3. jamesjk1

    jamesjk1 Senior Member

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    Haha, yep totally agree with above poster. Buy it now - sooner you do the sooner you start to build age which lends itself to authority/trust etc. I don't have any direct proof of this, but it does seem to be the conventional wisdom :) Plus, it's only like a few bucks to keep the name active.
     
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  4. vancefanning

    vancefanning Registered Member

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    I didn't got your point. You mean you are going to renew your own domain? Than i would advice you that you can renew your domain before it get expire.

    And if it is something else that you are asking than please explain it.
     
  5. Orbit143

    Orbit143 Senior Member

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    Definitely sooner rather than later.
     
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    Buy it ASAP, domain age is important especially during the first year.
     
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  7. xmlink

    xmlink Newbie

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    buy it now.and also it is cost no so much for a domain.
     
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    manking Regular Member

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    If it is great idea always buy it when it's available, many domains have slipped from my portfolio because of waiting
     
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  9. PChanger

    PChanger Regular Member

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    Alright I will. Thanks guys! :D
     
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    Buy it now, get it hosted, add some placeholder content.
     
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  11. hes21

    hes21 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    For the cost of a domain - about $1 a month - there is no reason to wait. And it might dissappear before you are ready to launch. Worst case you end up wasting $10.
     
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  12. aldira

    aldira Newbie

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    if you got nice domain and it on huge niche, i prefer you buy directly
     
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  13. bluehatface

    bluehatface Regular Member

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    Buy it. My mate spent months working out his marine fish sales business. He had his domain and company name figured from day 1. Then someone came and bought the domain as he never bought it.

    Needless to say he was a little miffed. He's now just bought a poker one before that name goes, even if he doesn't go through wiyh it. Lesson learnt.
     
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  14. JoeMongan

    JoeMongan Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Go ahead and buy it. Yes it will help your SEO campaign and furthermore why risk someone else buying it?