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Buying a domain

How do I know if it's in the sandbox or blacklisted



1:40 am on Feb 24, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Im out to buy some new domains, but I want to avoid the sandbox and blacklisted names. Many domains have "landing pages" for their host, and Im not sure how google reacts to if I was to purchase one and put completely different content & pages there.

Does anyone have experience with buying domains that are "clean"?



2:59 am on Feb 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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bumping this. I actually just want to know how you guys proceed to buy a site/domain that have a history, but no real content. Im trying to avoid the sandbox.


1:50 pm on Feb 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I want to know too, come on somebody must know!


10:58 pm on Feb 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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1. Sandbox is a Google News Forum [webmasterworld.com] topic, and it's not related to the domain name itself at all. The so-called Sandbox phenomenon is about how you develop the domain. But we won't be having that discussion in this forum - it's just not on-topic.

2. Blacklisting is a spam related phenomenon. You can check with the different websites of the organizations who maintain the lists:



4:29 pm on Feb 26, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Fair enough tedster. So a more general question: I need tip on where to buy domains + casual content that have existed for a while. Anyone?


1:33 pm on Mar 9, 2005 (gmt 0)

[#*$!.com...] has a history section where it gives information about history and blacklisting - not sure if it helps but try it out lots of good stuff there
[#*$!.com...] not sure why this post is messing up so i posted the url below [#*$!.com...]

[edited by: engine at 3:07 pm (utc) on Mar. 9, 2005]
[edit reason] TOS [/edit]


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