I've got a question about a real estate website and I'm really looking forward to some opinions on the issue. The agent works in a city, let's say Anywhere Idaho. She specializes in various neighborhoods. I'd like to keep everything on one website. But, she wants to have different domain names for different advertising efforts. So, for example, she wants to be able to post a call to action to:
If I do a 301 redirect of these "satellite" domains to internal landing pages on the main AnywhereIdahoRealEstate.com website, will that get me into SEO trouble? If there were 5-10 neighborhood landing pages, I'd have 5-10 domains redirected to various internal pages. Would the engines see this as an attempt to spam, or as going against any other "rule" I'm not thinking of?
Would the page called AnywhereIdahoRealEstate.com/XYZNeighborhoodHomes have as much of a chance to rank with the satellite domain redirected to it as without?
Can anyone think of a reason why it would be better to create 5-10 separate websites, each with just one domain directed to the home page?
I'd be really excited to get any information about this issue!
Edited by KSA, 11 January 2013 - 05:56 PM.