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Cookie Cutter Penalty

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SupaMonkey, May 25, 2012.

  1. SupaMonkey

    SupaMonkey Regular Member

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    Hey Guys,
    So I have a few sites that use a white label dating partner for their content and web site template.

    Changing the template to be a custom template is really hard - so all Ive done was hire a copywriter to change the home page copy. However, google still sent me this message:

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    Dear site owner or webmaster of ***, 
    
     We've detected that some of your site's pages may be using techniques that are outside [URL="http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=35769&hl=en"]Google's Webmaster Guidelines[/URL]. 
     Specifically, we detected low-quality pages on your site which  do not provide substantially unique content or added value. Examples  could include thin affiliate pages, doorway pages, automatically  generated content, or copied content. For more information about unique  and compelling content, visit [URL]http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=66361[/URL]. 
     We encourage you to make changes to your site so that it meets our quality guidelines. Once you've made these changes, please [URL="https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/reconsideration?hl=en"]submit your site for reconsideration[/URL] in Google's search results. 
     If you have any questions about how to resolve this issue, please see our [URL="http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Webmasters?hl=en"]Webmaster Help Forum[/URL] for support. 
     Sincerely, 
     Google Search Quality Team


    Since Ive already got a 100% unique home page (copy) - what else could I do to get away from the above penalty? Im sure the 'reconsideration' route is definately no the route I should go, so should I be adding more pages with copy to try and dilute the 'non uniqueness' or should I be throwing tons of money at it (that I dont have :S) to get a custom template made for it ?

    TIA!