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Content for Coupons and Free Stuff sites?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by thizzladen, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. thizzladen

    thizzladen Power Member

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    Where do they get their content? I don't want to copy them and get penalized for duplicate content on my site. Is there any way of getting exclusive deals, free stuff, coupons, etc. Maybe an affiliate program for this? I'm gonna add CPA offers here and there but I still want to give my visitors real deals to keep them coming back.

    Or is this any other way to get around duplicate content penalty and still use their RSS feeds? I check some sites, some use the same title yet different descriptions.

    Thanks for all the help guys!:)
     
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    ch8878 Elite Member

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    What sites are you talking about ?
     
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    I've heard some use some sort of scrapers to scrape for coupons but I am not sure what are those scrapers. I know damn sure they don't add them by hand!
     
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    Loco4SEO Registered Member

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    Join Commission Junction, you can get exclusive coupons for all major brands
     
  5. thizzladen

    thizzladen Power Member

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    Damn, I was hoping that wasn't the answer, but I kinda had a feeling.


    Banned from CJ. :rolleyes:
     
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    You do not need CJ. Many other places out there that have coupon data feeds. Also 90% of coupon sites have duplicate content since it is the "stores" description. Google seems to take this into account with sites like this. I have not been penalized and I have the same content as most of the larger sites.


    Here is the only place you need to sign up ever really... - http://skimlinks.com/
     
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    cheeseburger2 Newbie

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    Sign up with an affiliate network as a publisher and you'll get access to all kinds of deals.

    Also, many coupon sites (like retailmenot) use user-contributed content.
     
  8. thizzladen

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    Well, I'm signed up already with Maxbounty and have used up all of their offers in the Free Stuff niche. I see alot of sites in this niche send visitors straight to the brands company website instead of a landing page. I don't know if they went through all the company's websites and filled out an affiliate application for each of them. That would take a while.

    Here's an example of such websites

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    http://xxx.freestufftimes.c0m/
     
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    Check out fatwallet, they're the best of the best along side retailmenot.
     
  10. paulcarter97

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    There is no duplicate content pinalty, except you are autoblogging. All of the website is duplicate content, take a look at news website, softpedia, googlenews, etc. All of them is consist of the same thing.
     
  11. thizzladen

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    Well, what do you think is taken into consideration when determining whether a site is autoblogging or not?

    I mean, I understand that those news websites have the same posts, they are just worded differently. Same goes with the free stuff sites. The titles might be the same, but the descriptions are all different.