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This week’s Ask An SEO question comes to us from Ellis in “Parts Unknown.” Ellis asks:
“I would like your opinion on having multiple domains point to one website, and whether its dangerous or beneficial from an SEO and Google perspective. I have a client who is adamant they want 10 different domains all pointing to one website and we are curious about the effects.”
As always, the answer to this SEO question is a definitive “it depends.”
First, let’s define the situation and clarify some things.
When you say “point multiple domains to one website,” I’m going to assume you mean “301 or some other type of redirect from the extra domains to the client’s website.”
And you do not mean “have the client’s website resolve for all of these domains.”
I can tell you now, having one “website” answer to multiple domains simply creates multiple websites of duplicate
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Next Phase Shifts to a First-Come, First-Served Basis in Early November
More than 90 percent of the American Institute of CPAs’ major firms group, which represents most of the nation’s top 100 CPA firms, have applied to secure their existing online branding under the new restricted Internet domain for the accounting profession, .cpa.
CPA.com has seen a similarly strong response from the next 400 largest firms, with more than 70 percent of these firms advancing applications through an early registration process that began Sept. 1. This initial, protected phase ends at 10 a.m. Eastern, Oct. 31. The first batch of preferred names will be released in early November, after which future requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
“Applying for a .cpa domain is an important, long-term strategic decision for CPA firms,” said Erik Asgeirsson, president and CEO of CPA.com. “Restricted domains are part of the new way
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A Warren County man involved in acquiring and selling website domains has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and money laundering charges, and is scheduled to be sentenced in December.
Aaron S. Pitman has agreed to pay $300,000 to a victim in the case on or before the sentencing, which is scheduled for Dec. 16, according to the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Securities.
Court documents say Pitman, a 32-year-old resident of South Lebanon, solicited a Meigs County man to invest in several businesses involved in the purchase and development of website domains.
Among the man’s investments was $750,000 in a company that controlled “Dependent.com,” according to court documents. But prosecutors say Pitman didn’t invest the money. Instead, prosecutors say he falsely claimed the investment was for building a website and directing traffic to it. He also falsely claimed he would sell the website, and the man would get