May 27, 2009
I have a series (15) of keyword domains (3 to 5 years old) that are related to my site. Currently most of them are mirrors with just a slight content differential.
My million-dollar question is: What should I do with the other domains, some of which rank well for the specific keyword of their domain names?
I'm not a fan of the multiple-domain strategy for SEO, nor is Google. My recommendation would be to 301-redirect all of your domains to your main website. This would carry over any link popularity the additional domains may have picked up over the years and help your main site. Because keywords in domains are not much of a factor, the redirection is all they're good for, in my opinion.
You might be interested to know that my stance on this subject hasn't changed over the years as evidenced by the numerous articles and posts I've made on the subject.
Hope this helps!
Jill Whalen is the CEO of High Rankings, a Boston SEO Services company.
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