The Duplicated Content Debate Will Google Cripple Your Website Ranking?
How do you create a website that the search engines love? Its simple really have lots of targeted content that closely relates to your site theme.
Recently though, we have heard a lot about duplicated content and how that can damage your site rankings in Google. Youll see a frenzy of people saying things such as:
Oh I mustnt publish this article, Ill get done for duped content.
I shouldnt use private label rights content because others will be using the same content and that will hurt my chances of getting free search engine traffic.
But do you know what? Before jumping on the duped content is evil bandwagon, consider these facts:
(a) There are a LOT of high ranking websites that are just plastered with nothing BUT duplicate content. If duplicated content really does matter, why arent these sites being banned from the engines?
(b) Google itself has not said that duplicated content is a no-no. Sure, it doesnt exactly wear its heart on its sleeve when it comes to disclosing the factors it uses to rank sites but even so there has been little indication from...