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What do you think about this domain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by kolloni, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. kolloni

    kolloni Registered Member

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    Hi there,

    I want to create a new website about a specific topic.
    Now I just found a domain which was firstly registred in 2001 and was used till 2012.
    It fits the main category of my niche. My niche is about a sub-category of the domain.
    The domain is indexed by Google.

    But I'm not sure about the metrics:

    (Url)
    CF: 21
    URL: 23
    Ext. backlinks: 63
    Domains: 13

    (Subdomain)
    CF: 20
    URL: 17
    Ext. backlinks: 63
    Domains: 13

    (Subdomain)
    CF: 8
    URL: 14
    Ext. backlinks: 63
    Domains: 13

    The url has the highest metrics (http://www.domain.com) but the root-Domain doesn't and it has only 13 backlinks from unique domains.
    The url got his high metric because of one do-follow backlink which has TF and CF of 35.

    I would like to use the domain as a 301 redirect to a new domain which I will buy.

    Would you buy this expired domain?

    Best regards
     
  2. accelerator_dd

    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    the referring domains are a bit low for my taste. I prefer 20-30+ and some authority links going to it.
     
  3. kolloni

    kolloni Registered Member

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    I assume, you prefer it because that the single strong do-follow link coud be deleted sometime?
     
  4. accelerator_dd

    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That, and also it's better to have that one strong do-follow + a lot of other ref domains (possibly other strong ******** links as well, not just one).
     
  5. starki

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    It's nasty if a domain depends on one backlink because you check them once when registering and (if you don't forget to) next time renewal is due. So, chances to end up with a domain without power without noticing for a long time are high. On the other hand, I'd make exceptions, we have quite a few with just a handful of links, but when there's one direct PR8 (yes, PR is dead, but a formerly PR8 subpage with the actual link on it means this link can't be that bad) for example, certainly worth considering, especially if the domain is available at $X registration price. So, I'd say: Just make sure not the majority of your domains are like this.