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Is Copying Article from dead blog safe?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by staycoolmen2006, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. staycoolmen2006

    staycoolmen2006 Regular Member

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    I own two blogs of same niche but one blog is totally dead as i used to copy articles from other sites and blogs. I also wrote few hundreds of unique articles to revive it but in vain. No traffic, no earning and no ranking. :(:(

    Then I started my second blog with complete new design and unique articles. The blog is getting good traffic. ;);)

    So what i propose now is since my first blog is dead, I wish to copy my hand written unique articles from first blog which are no where indexed in google and post them to my second blog. I am also planning to delete my first blog completely. :rolleyes::rolleyes:

    Please suggest is it right to do so or will it also take down my second blog. As i dont want to ruin my second blog.:confused::confused:
     
  2. Titans

    Titans Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I think you can use the old content. i didn't tried this before. But i hope it would work. Pls share your result. Good luck. :)
     
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  3. David Cameron

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    Use Copyscape to see if it's been used.
     
  4. McPatrick

    McPatrick Regular Member

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    Great suggestion above. "Do this, but I never did it, so I don't know what will happen" and "Use Copyscape" because Copyscape and Google are the same...

    If your blog is dead - dont use the content - surely Google knows about it already. Why you want to risk? Instead either 301 it to new blog or create a "Farewell" message and link to your blog.
    In both situations you get some out of the old site.
     
  5. Aty

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    As long as it's unique content I assume it is safe. But make sure the content on the old blog is not indexed.
     
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    chickensalad Registered Member

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    What Aty said. Google's duplicate content penalties only apply to duplicate content which is readily available through them - ie indexed. If you're the only one with a particular live article, you'll be fine. Obviously you need to own the copyright, which you do in this case.
     
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    If it is not indexed and they pass copyscape you're good to go...