Update: Although PBNs still work, they now have a history of being targeted by Google and therefore may not be the safest option. This is why we now focus on creating online businesses that are independent of SEO traffic.
This was originally a private post for interns, but I’ve opened it up to anyone and everyone now. Enjoy.
<Disclaimer> A lot of people are having difficulty finding domains. There is a real learning curve, so please be prepared for this. As an option for those that are just starting out, I recommend you prove the model by first purchasing a few domains, or try out our latest service, RankHero.
RankHero allows you to test the viability of this method without having to invest the hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars it takes to find, build, host and maintain your own Private Content Network. </disclaimer>
Before you do anything, make sure you’ve gone through all of the following existing posts:
Podcast with Spencer #1
Podcast with Spencer #2
How to find PR5+ expired domains for $9 Part 1
How to find PR5+ expired domains for $9 Part 2
Checking for spammy domains
Domain Valuation (Outdated)
Download this spreadsheet and use it to keep a record of your domains and their value:
Figure out the Potential PR of the Domain (UPDATE: I no longer think this matters)
Now that you’re sure you’re up to date with all of the existing material, you can move on to this post on how to use the DA Checker.
How to Use the DA Checker (Outdated)
After that, it’s time to work on your list building. We’ve made the following posts for you to go over the options. I suggest you read them all and find the technique that works for you. Do make sure to spend at least a day on each technique though.
Using Scrapebox to Find Expired Domains
Domain Finding Strategy: Public Data Sets
Domain Finding Strategy: Mining Drop Lists
Metrics to look for and tips on expired domain hunting!
While you”re going over your domains, be sure to check this new post on checking for spam: