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    Exclamation Old domain VS New domain


    Hi everyone. This is my first post at SEOCHAT and i need your help ASAP.

    The question is : "What kind of domain name would you choose for a long term SEO / SEM oriented project?"

    1. New .com domain with your main keyword inside (costs approx 10$)
    2. 5 character long .com 10+ year old domain with almost no history and not relevant to your niche but is good for branding. (costs approx 1000$)
    3. 10 year old domain with relevant history and niche (approx 30000$)

    Please reply with what would you choose and why?
    Deadline Saturday
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    I have always gone with number 1.
    Why? Because I am cheep and don't have the capitol to spend 3k on a website.


    I bungled about here for months learning all I could then I revisit this place every few months to learn more.

    I have more time them money.
    Someday with all the knowledge I am getting in online marketing will have more money then time. When that happens I'll spring for the 3k option.
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    Originally Posted by Ionalynn
    I have always gone with number 1.
    Why? Because I am cheep and don't have the capitol to spend 3k on a website.


    I bungled about here for months learning all I could then I revisit this place every few months to learn more.

    I have more time them money.
    Someday with all the knowledge I am getting in online marketing will have more money then time. When that happens I'll spring for the 3k option.
    Thanks for your reply.
    I'm still under dilema though. How important is domain age and history in SERPs?
    Maybe it is 30000 worth ?
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    Still willing to see more opinions on this topic
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    You buy for one reason: BRAND.

    Having KW in the domain name does nothing.

    BRAND.

    Then after that you may want to buy based on incoming web links. So if it's 30K of fantastic links (like 3 million of them) then yea, go buy it!

    Did I mention it's all about BRAND?!
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    Originally Posted by djstreet
    You buy for one reason: BRAND.

    Having KW in the domain name does nothing.

    BRAND.

    Then after that you may want to buy based on incoming web links. So if it's 30K of fantastic links (like 3 million of them) then yea, go buy it!

    Did I mention it's all about BRAND?!
    So i went for the ccccc.com brandable domain name. Won an auction at the namejet.com. Waiting now on the domain to arrive. Thanks for your reply guys. I'll post mor info on how "The Big project" is developing

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