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    How do I move content to a new domain without penalty?


    I know everything about SEO, I've done it for over a decade and rank for a number of top keywords. But this has me slightly puzzled.

    I sold a domain that I owned that had a bit of content on it. I removed the content from the site before I sold it, so the content is still mine.

    I am looking to republish the content on a new domain.

    Unfortunately Google's index still has my old pages on the domain indexed.

    How can I re-post my content to my new domain without getting slapped with a duplicate content spam penalty? Even after Google's index gets flushed (as if that happens regularly), how can I be sure I won't get hit with dupe content penalty?

    I realize you probably in all likelihood cannot answer this question legitly.
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    I do not believe that you have much reason for concern... just put the old content on the new domain and upload it.

    The content is no longer at the old location so there is no longer a duplicate.

    Also, there isn't really a duplicate content penalty. The result of duplicate content is that some copies are filtered - the copies with less authority.
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    You can take your "No Duplicate Content Penalty" argument off my interwebs! Try it with 2 domains, completely mirrored but on seperate IPs, one is gonna get blacklisted. Been there done that wrote the book.

    But I guess what you said makes sense. I'll just wait for Google to flush the old cache out.
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    I did the same thing a long time ago. One disappeared from the SERPs but was still indexed - was in the supplemental listings.

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