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Multiple domains, same content

anyone have experience with this?



6:32 pm on Feb 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

I currently have www.keyword.com and www.companyname.com, both delivering the exact same content.

Does google still give preference to keyword.com sties?

Will google ban both sites?

Should I use a redirect or just eliminate one domain? What is the best redirect method?

Sorry if these seem like simplistic questions, I'm just getting started in the SEO business.


6:36 pm on Feb 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

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You can use redirect- to point a domain to the other.
This way both domains wil have thbe same Page Rank.
For example I use [site.net...] that redirects to http:/site.com.


8:34 pm on Feb 16, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Are you referring to pointing a domain alias to your other domain via your host, or are you referring to using a 301 redirect in .htaccess?

I have my main domain ****xxxx.com and then xxxxxxx.net pointing to it as well via my host having it registered as a domain alias.

Will this use pagerank with either domain?

Timeshare Guy

2:56 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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My questions are along the same line. What kind of re-direction is best to use.

Quote me if I am wrong, but doesn't Google filter out 'similar' content?

So if I have http://example1.co.uk and also point http://example2.co.uk to that same domain, Google would look at both, say they are identical, and then filter out one of them?

THis would be handy to know.

[edited by: DaveAtIFG at 4:01 pm (utc) on Feb. 18, 2004]
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