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A question regarding article scraping

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by TheNewMiner, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. TheNewMiner

    TheNewMiner Registered Member

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    Hi guys,

    I decided that I was going to start my SEO journey. I've read about article scraping using tools like ScrapeBox. I had a simple question for you guys.

    When scraping articles is there a date the articles were written you guys are searching for?

    I think you wouldn't necessarily want to scrape new articles (less than 1 week old) because readers could think "Hey! I've read something similar to that before!".

    Whereas if you target articles that are a couple of weeks old, or even older (doesn't have to be news), the readers and content creators likely would have forgotten about those articles. Of course, the content would be spun anyways. I just think older articles might provide more of a safety blanket.

    My question for you is simple.

    Which dates do you target when scraping articles? Is my line of thinking correct?
     
  2. Trepanated

    Trepanated Supreme Member

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    It's not about the readers' memories.

    It's about Google's memory - which is close to perfect.
     
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  3. TheNewMiner

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    My question is which dates do you target when scraping articles?
     
  4. Trepanated

    Trepanated Supreme Member

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    My point is that the date will make no difference.

    If the content is indexed it, the date is irrelevant.
     
  5. TheNewMiner

    TheNewMiner Registered Member

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    Well, now that I'm here, I have another question. I figured I'd ask it here instead of creating a new topic.

    I just purchased Scrapebox for $97. According to their instructions, to activate it, you must enter a transaction id.

    In my email, I received a Receipt No. but not a Transaction ID. I wonder if a Receipt No. is the same thing as a Transaction ID?

    Did they change their instructions and forget to update them?
     
  6. J-S-T

    J-S-T Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Slow down Mate, You Could have Saved $30 in no time if you would have just Looked around here because its available for $57.

    Though $97 is well worth for it.
     
  7. rankwatch12

    rankwatch12 Regular Member

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    Thanks for the info @jigartank1225. Coming to @TheNewMiner, yes, I had a talk with a couple of friends and they said its the same.
     
  8. BeanDH92

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    it's depends on your traffic
     
  9. djw1606

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    Did you pay with PayPal? Transaction ID is usually from PayPal.
     
  10. SEO Power

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    Congrats on purchasing one of the best link building tools ever created. You can scrape new or old articles but I would start with older articles. That said, if a new article goes viral or is one you think will gain lots of popularity, you can scrape that first.
     
  11. DannyZhang

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    Yea congrats on getting scrapebox. I can still remember the day I bought mine. Welcome to bhw!