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Have you believed that Google penalizes sites for having duplicate content?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by donjuan, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. donjuan

    donjuan Power Member

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    waz11 Junior Member

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    Meh - i've never believed it anyway. It's never had any effect on me in the past and never technically sounded realistic in my mind.

    Thanks for the vid.
     
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    lyxbird Newbie

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    no...i believe its just a myth, because u can see there r always duplicated contents there. but if u want to rank high, u have to make original content
     
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    Micallef Supreme Member

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    There's no penalty as such. However, if you want to secure long term rankings - as the vast majority of internet marketers want to do - it's not a smart move to go for duplicate content.

    Therefore, for most people, duplicate content is not a good idea. However, if you're using short term hit and run tactics, i.e. the trends method, then you should be ok.
     
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    robertodelgato Regular Member

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    I love the fact that within the first 60 seconds of the video, Mr. Geekness says something like 'To get this information to the widest possible audience, we're posting it in different areas of Google'...!

    THAT ALONE should dispell the myth of duplicate content. Google uses it! :clap2:
     
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    I never bought into the myth either, I have had longterm success using deuplicate content but I seem to be lucky with most stupid things I have tried :D