How Important is Domain Age for SEO & Ranking in Google?

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Domain Age is very important for SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION. Here’s the basics of what we know:

  • Domain age is a factor in determining Google rankings, and a part of our SEO.
  • Sites are significantly devalued for the first few months after Google first discovers them. It is extremely challenging to rank well for competitive terms in those first few months. In fact, some SEO professionals simply won’t work with brand new domains.
  • According to Google’s Matt Cutts, the difference between a domain that’s 6 months old and 12 months old is very small.

What Google’s matt Cutts has to say on domain age

Here is a video from Google’s Matt Cutts on the subject: