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C&Ds up to my ears

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by NoWhErE, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. NoWhErE

    NoWhErE BANNED BANNED

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    Hey guys, need your advice.

    My blog seems to be getting popular, and now I'm receiving emails from all of the guys whose feeds I'm pulling from asking me to take their material down or they will sue me.

    Right now I've just been taking down the material, but should I just start linking back to them so they'll shut up? or just keep taking down as they email me?

    I'm afraid if I start linking back to them, they can find me much more easily or I'll start losing rank...



    I'm sure alot of you have experienced the same. What did you do?
     
  2. footfall99

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    What feeds are you pulling?
    We can't give you advice unless you provide us more information...
    Some people are more legally active than others, as some people like to bluff with C&D orders and some take them pretty seriously.
     
  3. NoWhErE

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    Mostly video gaming feeds from other blogs
     
  4. goldstrike4u

    goldstrike4u Junior Member

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    It's unlikely you'll lose rank by linking to same themed blogs - in the eyes of the SE's that's just natural.
     
  5. tonlilaz

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    hire pple to re write the content

    if the blog's getting as popular as it is, adding 'unique' content will be nothing but a plus

     
  6. NoWhErE

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    Doesn't that sort of defeat the purpose of an auto blog?

    And I'm not getting much traffic, maybe 1k per day... I don't think its worth hiring writers over.
     
  7. NoWhErE

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    anyone else?
     
  8. Adderus

    Adderus Registered Member

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    Make the content unpublished so they can't see it anymore. Then go back in an rewrite it. If you want to keep that traffic coming you don't want to lose the content but you will need to rewrite it just Like Tonlilaz said to do.


    Adderus
     
  9. bhjmc

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    Crappy business plans bring crappy results. Failing to plan is planing to fail. That's a no brainer. Now you need to deal with the C&Ds one by one or add a link to all posts which it is not easy probably. Why would you steal the content anyway? Anybody would see your problem coming miles away.
     
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  10. Unbreakable

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    I think hes got an autoblog, thats why
     
  11. bhjmc

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    He is got a blatant content scraper or stealer on autopilot which obviously will get him in trouble and eventually will lose the domain or get sued. Legit autoblogs usually use rss feeds with links to the original content. I have never received any C&D on a couple of my husge autoblogs and I have been running them for years with Adsense. Don't F. with people and they won't F. with you. Everybody wants a piece of the pie.
     
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  12. emthree

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    Your really not going to be able to avoid the C&Ds. My best advice to you is find an alternate feed source and do not leach any images/files from their servers.
     
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    Get offshore hosting..
     
  14. NoWhErE

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    Honestly, I don't have a problem linking back to the original sources. This is my first auto blog and I wanted to wait awhile to see if it worked before building more like it.

    I followed some of the guides on here and most of them mentioned just leaching the shit out of other blogs.

    I didn't include link backs originally since I was afraid that might hurt my SEO.