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unique content is not king (tested)

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by cgpa2.17, May 16, 2014.

  1. cgpa2.17

    cgpa2.17 Regular Member

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    I start to have thoughts on using spun content as 'unique content'. It had been a year I used the same strategy to earn about 300$ a month consistently.

    I outrank and kill the competitions by 'stealing' people content for most of the time.I'm running a news site in my country and you know news firms are suck at seo, well, at least the editor.

    Or maybe they can't do seo optimized title due to some reasons. What I did is just subscribe the rss of some new / weak seo news site (I use chrome plugin) and before their new posts get indexed, I take it and publish it. Sometime I curate them, manual rewrite them. Most of the time my post outrank them.

    Content is king? hell no.. I steal ur articles and it became mine :pof course u can't create something from scratch with this idea, coz ur content will get 'stolen' by others XD
     
  2. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Come back and tell us Content is not King when you make real money.
     
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    ooooouchhh /thread
     
  4. Techxan

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    another one for the ignore list
     
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    The OP isn't totally wrong, depending upon where you it non-unique content can still be useful. But for most of us we're better off taking the extra 5 minutes of time and getting unique stuff.
     
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    And also in Indonesia I'm guessing $300 US is a LOT more than it is in New York, so good for the OP for benefiting from SEO.
     
  7. lover

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    A highly spun content = Almost unique.

    Yes, you can rank with spun content as well.
     
  8. Kralj187

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    Who asserts ranking with spun content is not possible, obviously hasn't tried it yet...
     
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    You don't even need unique content on your own domain, i have lots of lead sites that have 300+ postings of where the content is basicly the same, the only difference in the postings is the city name and they all rank for 4 years now making me "real money" generating leads for me and my clients.
     
  10. glynnii

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    You shouldn't have wasted your time testing. Just look at sites like Huffington Post and Bleacher Reports. 98% of articles are from another site and they just syndicate it but they rank higher than the original due to domain authority.
     
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    I can't understand why you people settle for stupid crap like this instead of building a business or something of quality. I couldn't care less anyway because while you play with this I build real quality sites that make real money.

    Just saying this is one of the lowest things you can do.
     
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  12. Mindanao

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    Well in some Asian counties when you make 300$ a month that is already considered "real money". :rofl:
    I assume that the OP is from Indonesia.
     
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  13. BassTrackerBoats

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    Nothing wrong with making 300 a month... there is a lot wrong with popping off with "unique content is not king" and using 300 a month as back up.
     
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  14. Danny1111

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    yeah - the thing is it works till it doesn't I suppose .. all of a sudden that $300 a month turns to zero.

    Not to mention eventually someone is going to be after you for taking their content and passing it off as your own.

    It's a short term strategy not a long term one ... but this is BHW so can't be too critical.

    Probably just keep it to yourself though - you don't want to attract too much attention to what your doing.
     
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  15. Mindanao

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    Point taken....
     
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    really you making $300 per month and say content is not the king :D
     
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    this won't work long term and If you really depend on such strategy as an income source that you can depend on then you will be disappointed.
     
  18. K.H.R

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    CGPA2.17 its really poor marks. This Threads as like his user name.
     
  19. BassTrackerBoats

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    So that is why you just left me a false iTrader?

    We have NEVER done business together.
     
  20. cgpa2.17

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    I has been a year, but yeah I don't expect it to last for my entire life, and it's also boring.. nothing is long term in IM in my opinion.