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Google duplicate content filters

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by googlemonster, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. googlemonster

    googlemonster Supreme Member

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    So, I'm somewhat confused about this. I run a couple of scraper sites, game based, now I know other sites which use the same cms. Those phd'duds in that big chocolate factory seem pretty good at filtering out dupes.

    My site has about 5000 games, yet only 370 or so are indexed. By pinging the Rss feed on a large scrape I have managed to raise it to about 1000, but then a while later it removes them and falls to around the 370 mark again. Now in terms of 'duplication' there are several aspects to it in terms of on page seo:

    meta tags
    page titles
    urls
    on page descriptions.

    Another site I know has 30,000 games, but only about 700 indexed pages.

    This doesn't appear to be universal though, like take a look at this search result:

    clicky

    Theres a lot of the same content indexed.

    I'm going to try adding variance in the meta descriptions, and some other on page tweaks. Any ideas on why Google is indexing then dropping these pages, and how to get around it?

    I presume there is some 'domain filtering' as well as 'page filtering' or some mix of total duplication across the site, plus possible other factors?
     
  2. macyzbor

    macyzbor Junior Member

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    You chose a niche that is very competitive, you should start link building. If your pages have incoming links they will get indexed, it doesn't matter if there is duplicate content.
     
  3. googlemonster

    googlemonster Supreme Member

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    but why then does google index and subsequently drop pages? I built another one hand built, has 380 pages, with about 1700 indexed pages.
     
  4. mazzim

    mazzim Junior Member

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    appears like duplicate content has something to do with domains ...