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The Google Duplicate Content Penalty: the Truth

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by infodesk, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. infodesk

    infodesk Newbie

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    "The truth of the Google duplicate content penalty is quite simply that there is none! If that confuses you, then you have been reading too many misinformed forums or blogs where people get stuck on some popular term that they have no idea what it means, and then profess to be experts.

    The only experts on the Google duplicate content penalty, and the only people who are qualified to define it, are Google, and in Google's own words "There is no such thing as a duplicate content penalty". This comes directly from Google's Webmaster Central Blog. "

    This is part of a article i get from Sitepro News
     
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  2. Ewooo

    Ewooo Newbie

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    And this is a full story.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hSoXutuj0g&feature=player_embedded
     
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  3. AllInOneSEOServices*

    AllInOneSEOServices* BANNED BANNED

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    Wow.. that was really a great new's.
     
  4. GloCk99

    GloCk99 Regular Member

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    This is true and in fact is written on webmaster central when you log in.

    The part you are missing though is without original content you will not rank, or at the very least will rank badly.. Google's algo works nicely with fresh content this is clear from adding content and watching rankings..

    It's abit of common sense really, what's going to rank better the site you ripped the material off that had the original content, or some site you've recently created which has nothing but duplicate content.

    So yes in essence you aren't being penalised , but you're not being ranked.
     
  5. kittykat

    kittykat Junior Member

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    What I'm getting from this is that we are not really doing the wrong thing by warning people of duplicate content.
    If you must have duplicate content then make it a printed version? I will have to look into this, but, all in all, I figure we as SEO peeps should keep our duplicate content down to a minimum.

    It's good to know this stuff, but as an SEO person, I really found this as common sense. I still won't use duplicate content personally.
     
  6. jodys

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    Google doesn't consider moving you from top of the SERPS to bottom of the SERPS as a penalty either. They are very good at playing with words. If you think going from top 10 to bottom 3000 isn't a penalty then you have a good understanding of Google vocabulary. Most people would consider such a drop in ranking as a penalty but not Google. The only thing Google recognizes as a penalty is a ban from their search engine. I beg to differ.