is Internal dupe content really that bad?

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  1. mrmidjam

    mrmidjam Regular Member

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    I have a site that lists lets just say "widgets" there are "blue widgets","red widgets" and so on.

    on each of these pages i have something like this : "to download these red widgets you need to click the download link these red widgets are awesome you will never find a better red widget anywhere in the world apart from this site" and so on... about 300-400 words to keep red widget density down.

    I have copied and pasted this text and edited the "red widgets" to whatever widget the page is about to 16 other pages on my site.

    I have used a tool to check internal dupe content and it says they are 95%.

    Do i now have to write or employ someone to write 16 x 300-400 word articles all differant to each page? i'm guessing the anwser is yes but, would like some advice from you guys first.
     
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    Duplicate content should not be within your own domain. But what you're talking about is just 1-2 sentences that are the same and not the actual whole articles themselves, so that's better.

    I would just go through the site and change the text of those 2 sentences to make them unique.
     
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    mrmidjam Regular Member

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    thx for the reply.

    well there are no articles as such on the pages they are just a gallery of images and the few sentences at the top and bottom which are the same apart from the keywords.
     
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    Like I said. Just alter the text to make it unique.

    It shouldn't be that hard since it is only a few sentences.
     
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    mrmidjam Regular Member

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    ok thx for the advice.
     
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    mrmidjam Regular Member

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    Can anyone tell me what sort of percentage i should be aiming at for dupe content on my inner ages?

    i have used:
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    http://www.webconfs.com/similar-page-checker.php
    and they come out at 70% similar.
     
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    you should be aiming for 0% on your own domain.
     
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    hmm ok thx, looks like i have some work to do :)