Let’s face it, duplicate content on the web is inevitable.
Blog and website owners worry about the wrath of Google for duplicate content, and there had been much talk about the Google Duplicate Content Penalty.
Well, here’s the good news: there’s no such thing as a Google Duplicate Content Penalty!
Here’s what’s great about Josh: he delivers a straightforward answer to our worries about this issue, and always has awesome, insightful posts for his readers.
So there you have it folks, if your site has some duplicate content, don’t worry too for fear of being punished with the Google Duplicate Content Penalty.
What is this anyway?
It simply refers to the penalty that Google could possibly give you after identifying several webpages that have basically the same http://www.gulfcoastretirement.org/admin/generic/ content. Others have even speculated that this can result to banning your blog or website from Google for a period of time or forever!
What about the republishing of online articles, you may ask. Well, reprinting or republishing someone’s article on your site is not going to cause a Google Duplicate Content Penalty because again, there’s not such thing.
Moreover, as long as you give credit to the source and if the reprints are helpful to your site visitors and your overall mission, then it’s not a problem at all.
We all want to be flooded with traffic, to have plenty of comments to read, to be retweeted, bookmarked, and fanned on Facebook. The competition may be fierce out there, since everyone wants your attention, but any successful blogger will tell you that nothing beats sincere, engaging, original content.
With creative, interesting content, even if there IS such thing as the Google Duplicate Content Penalty, you have nothing to be afraid of.
Did you ever get confused with this duplicate content issue? What are your views on duplicate content on the web? I’d love to hear your thoughts. Please leave a comment, or if you want to read more posts regarding Google, let me know.
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