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by Beth Jackson
on May 27, 2014

Your website’s ranking and SEO can be greatly impacted by content to links or even spam-like comments on your blog. But what about domain age? Domain age is just one of more than 200 different ranking factors that search engines consider when ranking your website.

The age of your domain shows the length of time that a website has been registered and active. There are many benefits to having a longer domain age than others, as it shows stability and longevity.

Let's take a deeper look into how domain age affects your website ranking and SEO:

What are the benefits that domain age can cause to web ranking and SEO?

Older domains can cause positive effects in web ranking and SEO because over time, it's name becomes more trusted. This is especially true if the website establishes quality content to the users. An aged domain also may have valuable inbound links pointing to it while a new domain starts fresh without any inbound links.

Age within a domain conveys longevity. As visitors grow to know a website and favorite it, they may return overtime. This will also increase the domain’s Alexa traffic reports. The website’s popularity can bring the site additional traffic over time and added trust from new visitors.

How old is your domain? Have you seen great results from using aged domains or having an aged domain? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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