Does domain age help?

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Does domain age help?
« on: 02-28-2013, 00:02:21 »
I have lots of question on off page SEO.
So I need the answer of this question, Does domain age help?


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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #1 on: 03-03-2013, 23:37:45 »
hello abhirampathak3,
well domain age is not helpful in seo...
okay think, if someone have a website with very good content (about clothing products)and google reputation and after 20 years you buy this domain and change all the website content to SEO or something else, then google and another search engines will not give reputation of last 20 years and treat your website as a brand new website. so Domain age is doesn't metter.. but domain name is metter too....if it is related to your website content and keywords...
i hope you understand...
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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #2 on: 03-15-2013, 02:27:56 »
Yes, domain age can play a role in off-page SEO. Search engines tend to give more credibility and trust to older domains because they have been around longer and are generally considered more reliable. However, domain age is just one of many factors that search engines consider when ranking websites. It is important to note that while domain age may have some impact, the quality of your off-page SEO efforts, such as backlinks, content, and overall user experience, also plays a significant role in determining your website's search engine rankings.

In addition to domain age, there are several other off-page SEO factors that can influence your website's rankings:

1. Backlinks: The number and quality of external websites linking to your site can significantly impact your search engine rankings. Obtaining high-quality backlinks from reputable sources can help improve your website's authority and visibility.

2. Social signals: Social media presence and engagement can indirectly affect your off-page SEO by increasing brand awareness, driving traffic, and generating social signals. Search engines may consider social signals as a measure of your website's popularity and relevance.

3. Online reputation management: Building and maintaining a positive online reputation can contribute to your off-page SEO efforts. Establishing credibility and trustworthiness through online reviews, ratings, and testimonials can help improve your website's reputation and overall search engine rankings.

4. Brand mentions: Mentions of your brand or website on other websites, even without a direct link, can also contribute to your off-page SEO efforts. These brand mentions act as indicators of your website's relevance and authority.

5. Local SEO: If you have a local business, optimizing your off-page SEO for local search is crucial. This involves consistency in NAP (name, address, phone number) citations across various online directories, along with positive online reviews and ratings.

6. Guest blogging: Contributing high-quality guest posts to reputable websites in your industry can help you build backlinks, increase brand exposure, and establish yourself as an authority.

7. Influencer partnerships: Collaborating with influencers or industry experts to promote your content or products can expand your reach and generate valuable backlinks.

8. Social bookmarking: Sharing your content on social bookmarking sites like Reddit, StumbleUpon, or Digg can drive traffic to your website and increase its visibility.

9. Content promotion: Actively promoting your content through social media channels, email newsletters, and online communities can encourage others to share and link to your content.

10. Online forums and communities: Engaging in relevant online forums and communities helps you build relationships, contribute valuable insights, and potentially earn backlinks from other members.

11. Local business directories: Submitting your website to local business directories, such as Google My Business, Yelp, and Bing Places, can enhance your visibility for local search queries.

12. Press releases: Issuing newsworthy press releases can attract media attention and backlinks from authoritative news websites.
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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #3 on: 03-15-2013, 02:48:58 »
Agree, when counting seo billing look at first to age of my opponents in SERP
Age gives TRUST to the site
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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #4 on: 03-16-2013, 21:33:35 »
Age does nothing for SEO unless the Domain has a steady backlinking history. Just because a domain is old does not mean you will get ranked faster or anything or that Google trust it more. Please don't fall into this trap and pay more for a old Domain unless it has some type of good steady history.
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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #5 on: 03-18-2013, 02:09:30 »
Age does nothing for SEO unless the Domain has a steady backlinking history. Just because a domain is old does not mean you will get ranked faster or anything or that Google trust it more. Please don't fall into this trap and pay more for a old Domain unless it has some type of good steady history.

backlinking is important, but no so much
If you are looking for any dropped or domain on sale the most valuable thing is that old domain has the same REGION and THEME with yours. I regret you are watching only backlinks.
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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #6 on: 03-18-2013, 06:58:52 »
The old domain name has a slight importance - Domain age is also one of the ranking factors as it represents its trustworthiness. But make sure that that old domain name must relate to your website business or service.

If old domain name has different business and services as if you want to build new different business on the same domain - It hurts to your business. So, be sure to take some precautions while selecting the right domain name for your business.

It will best - If you select an appropriate new domain name.

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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #7 on: 03-18-2013, 08:21:40 »
Yes, domain age helps, higher the age of your domain, better result you would expect.

But there are many factors in deciding ranking of a keyword so you have to understand this thing.


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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #8 on: 03-18-2013, 10:37:04 »
Domain age is not considered in seo. The old domain doesn't help out, only when the content and domain match each other it is valuable.

Ok, try to show me at least 1 result with high-competitive keyword where new domain can be found in top
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Re: Does domain age help?
« Reply #9 on: 03-18-2013, 19:16:39 »
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Ok, try to show me at least 1 result with high-competitive keyword where new domain can be found in top
Hgpromo.org is a PR7 and is on the top for the term "Hostgator Coupon" and his Domain is only 7 Months old. Most of the Competitors have domains 2 and 3 years old.
Matt Cutts from Google has stated himself Domain age is not a very important factor at all. Watch the video on youtube.
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