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What could happen if I copy articles from other languages

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Watashi10, Feb 15, 2015.

  1. Watashi10

    Watashi10 Newbie

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    Hi guys, this is my first post so please be kind with me :)

    I´m planning to launch an website for spanish audience with lots of movie reviews and news from the industry. All good, the only thing is that i´m from eastern europe and i found an website in my own language with lots of nice reviews. I was wondering what could happen if I take all the reviews, translate them to spanish and after that put ads. Is there any way someone could discover that i took the articles from that precise website? Please note that when i make the translations i am also adding my own content, so for Google will be almost impossible to find out that it´s translated content.

    There is also the remote possibility that one reader of the original website visit my website and read the same review, and could report it, but i don´t think so.

    I would like to know what is your opinion about this.

    Thank you very much and have a great week.
     
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  2. Jobdollarr

    Jobdollarr Supreme Member

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    To copy the content, you can not put an ad.

    For SERP, you have a bad SERP because google index all languages.

    Unless you buy backlinks services and make them superior in quality backlinks
     
  3. Watashi10

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    Thank you for your reply Jobdollarr, But Google will now that the content was translated? Technically the articles are not copied, but translated. So in spanish language Google will not find other similar articles.
     
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    joeb1ow Regular Member

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    I know there is a thread or 2 of some who did this. Don't know where it's posted.
    With you translating it yourself and adding your own content, You should be good.
    Original writer [and maybe google] have slim to no chance of even knowing.
    Just don't use google translate to translate it. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

    -JB
     
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  5. Watashi10

    Watashi10 Newbie

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    I understand. That's exactly what i'm doing, all the translations are made by myself and without using Google or Bing translator. I read in some place that this represents some form of derivative work, but sure enough, i'm not putting links to the original articles.

    Wt.
     
  6. laowai

    laowai Power Member

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    Its perfectly fine to translate the articles and mix your own content. Its unique content for google and readers won't care where its originally coming from. Think about news sites they are all distributing same content in the end.
     
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    That´s great then laowai. I suppose I will not have any problem with that. Have a nice weekend!
     
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    The whole web content is duplicate , you can go ahead with what you want to do , iv'e done it before with french/arabic content and it actually work very well , you can outrank some authority website and even get some posts go viral (you can focus on new movies releases , copy some reviews from imdb and post them to your blog , buy like 1 fiver gig for evey post you make and eventually you'll see some traffic coming)
    About adsense do not worry about that too , they're not like gonna read your reviews and compare them , the whole "Oh no , google will catch you" is just some BS
     
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    From what I have seen, I seriously doubt Google will know this is has been copy-translated. It's still rather easy to fool Google we basic deduplication and Google Translate is still a bit of a joke. So unless you're using Google translate to 'translate' the content you should be fine.
     
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    I have done this with 3 different sites and it worked well for me. The only problem I found was that Google adsense CPC was low. This was because I was taking English content and using G. Translate to get Bulgarian content. All 3 of my sites ranked #1 for the main KWs and many other KWs. On one site I translated over 800 articles this way but again because the site language was Bulgarian it didn't make much money. All 3 sites were in the diet niche and they were very easy to rank.
    I also used Amazon to monetize them and I did get a few sales.
     
  11. demonicsheikh

    demonicsheikh Registered Member

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    It will be frowned upon if the content matches to the original content and your SEO ranking can sink. But if you are desperate and have too much at hand then i suppose you can copy,translate, Add a little more info and then republish it like a boss.
     
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    change the articles a bit and you should be fine
     
  14. IAlwaysWin

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    So basically it's more of a gray area of common human decency and showing respect for the original author. I know that linking back to the source gives you greater authority compared to claiming you're the original author (in the eyes of Google, Bing.) Of course..
     
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    Thank you guys for all the replies. I already started to translate articles and I will publish them as original content in my website. All the translations are made by me, so i don´t use any automatic translator. I think it will work and Google will see it as original content.

    Have a great week.

    Best regards,

    Wt.
     
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    Translation works, but do not use Google translate, it seems like G knows your dirty work due to my experience, just use another translation software.
     
  17. megavideolinks

    megavideolinks Registered Member

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    fine, go fiverr and find someone doing tránslate work.
     
  18. mohamedraouf

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    That is legit. You are kinda rewriting those articles on your own native language and Google wont make you any kind of problems with this. So you are 100% sure of doing it.
     
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    This is legit you can do it without any problems. You are investing your time by rewriting it.
     
  20. Wyzard

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    You should be fine doing a translation. Just play it safe and make it your own as well. Add to it even.