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301 redirect to new domain - will I lose my keyword rankings?

11:20 pm on Feb 17, 2013 (gmt 0)

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recentlly i moved my domain 3yrs old to a very new registred domain.
but now i read somwhere that every domain has autority
my question is do am gonna lose my keywords positions for a 301 redirect or am gonna keep the positions i have?
7:29 am on Feb 18, 2013 (gmt 0)

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I don't really know how to answer your question except to tell ya while I was looking around in the Hot Topics [webmasterworld.com...] area cause I'm trying to find some answers myself I saw a link to "Moving to a New Domain" right down under the guidelines.
8:16 am on Feb 18, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Look up some of those other threads and you'll find the answer boils down to:

It Depends.

Does "very new registered" just mean new to you, or completely new? (That is, you don't find any evidence that the name has been in use in the last few years.) I assume you looked into this before registering the name. At least I hope you did :)
11:42 am on Feb 18, 2013 (gmt 0)

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When you do 301 redirect, the link juice will be passed from the old domain to the new domain.

If you do any change in the content, definitely there is going to be a variation in Ranking Results.
12:39 pm on Feb 18, 2013 (gmt 0)

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i did look some threads but i get confused
some say it will not be affected and other says it will be affected for a couple weeks to 6 month then mantain the rankings again.
all i know is that i follow all google instruction to move and i hope the best.
about the new domain i did a reserch and it was registred once in 2008 but never been used no backlinks just some whois pages.
site explorer give the new domain authority a 1/100 the old domain has 32/100..
12:48 pm on Feb 18, 2013 (gmt 0)

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seo company chennai thanks for your reply
right now i did not change anything i plan to de a new design but google says i should wait (first move then redesign)
but is it safe to add new posts?

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