In episode 271 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if one can get the benefits of a site’s ranking and leads if you simply 301 redirect it. The exact question was: I have a site where the owner retired but it is still ranked and giving leads. Can I simply 301 Redirect all ranking pages to another site or how would you handle the situation where I could still take advantage of the traffic?
Click on the video above to watch Episode 271 of the Semantic Mastery Hump Day Hangouts. Full timestamps with topics and times can be found at the link above. The latest upcoming free SEO Q&A Hump Day Hangout can be found at https://semanticmastery.com/humpday. Announcement Adam: Alright, Hey everybody. Welcome to Hump Day Hangouts. We got a special Hump Day hangouts today for episode number 271. Today is the 22nd of January 2020. I’m glad I got that right, because I have still been signing stuff 2019. But hopefully, it’ll be better for me. So before we dive into everything ... Read more
In episode 164 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if one can delete a subdomain and redirect it to the root without passing a penalty. The exact question was: if i get a penalty on the www.domain.com can i delete the subdomain (www.) and redirect ist to the root (domain.com) without passing the penalty? Or is it better to just delete (www.) it without redirecting it and installing on the root? And also will that remove the penalty in general when i delete the www.?
In episode 238 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if one should 301 redirect multiple tag pages that cause duplicate content. The exact question was: I’m doing an website analysis for a client (Yes! They are paying me for this service!). The website has a large number of Tag pages that are indexed, but also contain a high percentage of duplicate content. Should these tag pages be 301 redirected to relevant pages, left alone, or do something else? Thanks, Scott
In episode 194 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked about the requirements for passing link juice using a 301 redirect. The exact question was: 2. If I am using my own site and 301 redirecting to the above shown site to pass the ling juice, are the only requirements that the site I am passing link juice to be optimized for meta for the pages I am passing juice to and trying to rank? Thanks guys for what you do. I think it’s time for me to jump back into Mastermind soon!!!
In episode 171 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if a 301 redirect at domain level on multiple old sites be enough to keep the organic search traffic flowing and protect the current Google SERPs rankings. The exact question was: Hey guys. Have a client with 10 brands in one niche, each with its own site. Client wants to re-organize so we need to move all the old brand sites to a sub folder on a new domain. newdomain.com/oldsite1, newdomain.com/oldsite2, etc.. Would a 301 at the domain level on each of the old sites ... Read more
In episode 120 of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one viewer asked if redirecting a domain on a registration level is as effective as doing it on a hosting level. The exact question was: Also, is the registration level redirect just as effective as a hosting level redirect? Is one better than the other for passing the link juice along?
In episode 120 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked whether the link profile (including trust flow and page authority) of a domain used for 301 redirect matters. The exact question was: Hi Guys, 1) If I am buying a deleted domain to use for a 301 redirect, as long as the main keyword is in the domain, does the link profile matter? Even if the domain has low PA/DA/TF/CF, after pointing Sape links with high PA/DA/TF/CF, that will transfer through. Is that correct?
In episode 113 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked for tips on how to do a double 301 redirect for a lead gen site. The exact question was: Hi guys, happy new year, hope you had a wonderful christmas period! Got a 301 question for you and would love some advice. I dont know if you have heard or used serp drive but it basically does an expired domain crawl for you, like a blue chip backinks style crawl, and one search is just $12 so I’m considering doing 1 or maybe 2 301 redirects to a ... Read more
In the 99th episode of Semantic Mastery’s weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is necessary to keep the content from the old site to the new site exactly the same after a 301 redirect. The exact question was: Left off a question (oops) – Do I need to keep the content exactly the same on the new site when moving it over? I want to change one page content about 50% – same topic but just written better. Thanks