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Someone Stole An Article From My Site

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Damn, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. Damn

    Damn Newbie

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    The bad news is someone stole one of my blog articles. The good news is that they were stupid enough to leave the 2 internal links to my website.

    My question is, should I leave them be as Google supposedly knows who posted the content first (the internal links to my site and all) and because it's providing me with 2 links to my website.

    Or should I get the content taken down because it will negatively effect my SEO in some way?

    Thanks!
     
  2. BULKCOMMENTS Network

    BULKCOMMENTS Network Junior Member

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    Are the links do-follow and is the site high in authority? If not, you're probably not gonna gain too much benefit from that stolen article bandit.
     
  3. KaufenCialisOnlinea

    KaufenCialisOnlinea BANNED BANNED

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    If the links benefit you keep it up if the sites hurting you then disavow the links in webmaster tools.
     
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    seoguruseo Junior Member

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    did they copied images also? I had a very innovative idea
     
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    whiteroot Junior Member

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    At least, check they don't hot link your pictures which would mean they steal your bandwidth
     
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    patriotnews Senior Member

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    Build links to the article, treat it like a buffer site. Lol.
     
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  7. Damn

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    Hey guys, I've been reading a lot about SEO but still have a lot to learn. Thanks for all of your input. The article that was stolen didn't have any pictures taken. I didn't even think about the fact that if someone is displaying images that are hosted on my server that they would be stealing my bandwidth. I'm fairly sure the links are ******** but the website is very low rank. And @seoguruseo, what's your idea?
     
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    post a link to the offending site :)