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Redirects Questions

does redirecting hurt positioning?

     
4:35 pm on Jan 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Hi all I have a website with a decent url however it does not rank well (basically have not had the time to develop content for it) I would like to redirect to an exsiting url that does well in the rankings...will this hurt me in the rankings of the established site?
6:35 pm on Jan 13, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I guess why do you want to do this if the other website is already doing well? Why not just kill the domain or start over?
1:23 am on Jan 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

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It will do little benefit but it will not hurt the established site.

You have to be sure you want to call it a day with the other site though. Are you sure you won't want to develop a good URL? it really depends how 'good' this URL is. If its not worth bothering over then by all means redirect it.

2:16 pm on Jan 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

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thanks for the insight