Auto Blogs and duplicate content

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I bought an auto blogging software from Carty on this site.

I am worried though about being penalised by re-posting other peoples articles on my blog (With all their links in tact - want to keep something in it for them) and how it will be treated by google.

Carty said to translate it to a language and then back to english - but from what I see this does not make it unique enough?

Does anyone have experiences off success with this?
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisWater
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    There is no "punishment" form Google itself. Google rewards new, unique information, so it will just not positively affect your site.

    However, keeping those links intact is CRUCIAL. If you don't then you are not giving the authors any credit for their work.
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    • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
      Originally Posted by ChrisWater View Post

      so it will just not positively affect your site.
      If you are trying to imply that using republished content on a site will not meet with any positive affect from Google (or any of the search engines) then that simply isn't correct.

      I know other auto bloggers (as well as myself) have had plenty of success with using replublished content. It all boils down to how you present it and doing it legally and ethically.

      Dont automatically assume that using content from other sources will somehow hurt a sites performance because it isn't true.
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      • Profile picture of the author Jagua
        Rsburg, is there a definition of republished content?
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        • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
          Originally Posted by Jagua View Post

          Rsburg, is there a definition of republished content?
          That's another way of saying syndicated in this example.

          Another way to look at it is using an article that's been posted to a site like Ezine on your site. Since that article has already been published elsewhere you are in a sense "republishing" it when you put it on your site. Just be sure to leave the article as is and include the link back to the original author.

          Sorry for any confusion, I should have explained it better.

          Hope that helps.
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    • Profile picture of the author espradley
      Originally Posted by ChrisWater View Post

      There is no "punishment" form Google itself. Google rewards new, unique information, so it will just not positively affect your site.

      However, keeping those links intact is CRUCIAL. If you don't then you are not giving the authors any credit for their work.
      Not exactly correct, although almost there.

      Duplicate content can get a site removed from Google if your not careful. Per Matt Cutts:

      My advice would be 1) to avoid over-syndicating the articles that you write, and 2) if you do syndicate content, make sure that you include a link to the original content. That will help ensure that the original content has more PageRank, which will aid in picking the best documents in our index.

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  • Profile picture of the author missmystery
    Yes I agree. The software allows me to link back to the original article - which in my opinion is needed. Thanks for your reply. I will be thankful for more.
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    • Profile picture of the author Big26ht
      Hello !

      Happy to see you talking about Carty's software, I bought it about 2-3 weeks ago but the translator does not work for me; MissMystery can you tell me more about your license please ? Hope that there's no bug in mine.

      See you.
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  • Profile picture of the author missmystery
    umm.. I don't know I think it works? It doesn't really change it very much though...
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  • Profile picture of the author ScottTrimble
    Alright, let me see if I got this right... so your software has the "option" to link back to the original article??? You should always link back to the original article people, otherwise it's pure theft.

    Later edit: where can I find this software? I'd like to know where it takes its content from. I find it weird some people go ahead and buy autoblogging software when there are a bunch of free alternatives outthere?
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    • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
      Originally Posted by ScottTrimble View Post

      You should always link back to the original article people, otherwise it's pure theft.


      It certainly is....don't get into the habit of simply scraping content. That sort of auot blogging will not ony do you more harm than good in the long run but it's also illegal.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
    Originally Posted by missmystery View Post

    I bought an auto blogging software from Carty on this site.

    I am worried though about being penalised by re-posting other peoples articles on my blog (With all their links in tact - want to keep something in it for them) and how it will be treated by google.
    I think this has already been answered for you so I wont address this.

    Carty said to translate it to a language and then back to english - but from what I see this does not make it unique enough?

    Does anyone have experiences off success with this?
    Are you sure Carty is telling you to use his software to rewrite articles from places like Ezine by translating them from one lanfuage to another and back again...or is he telling you that the function is there so you can use it on PLR and your own articles?

    The reason I ask is that even though you are leaving the link back to the original author (which is not only ethical but required) if you are spinning the origianal article somehow this is not allowed, regardless if you leave the link to the author or not.

    I don't use this software so I can't comment on how that particular function is being presented for use but make sure you aren't spinning content that is copywrite protected...this is a no no.
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  • Profile picture of the author aldovacano
    There are lots of people making money with duplicate content and having does sites ranking very well.
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  • Profile picture of the author DireStraits
    There is no "penalty" for this: it's syndicated - not duplicated - content.

    Having said that, if your site comprises only content taken from elsewhere, that hasn't been rewritten or spun, you'll probably not be ranking too well in the search engines (not Google, anyway), as most of your pages will end up in the supplemental index.

    I have one site (which is more or less dormant; I don't work on it) of about 10,000 pages - all but about 2 of which were "pulled" from elsewhere, or posted directly to my site by other people. Well, all that content certainly has helped my site attract some backlinks (and brings in a little bit of traffic), but guess what ...

    ... all of the good, relevant, high PR backlinks are to the 2 pages I wrote myself, and these are the only 2 pages on the site which individually attract any decent amount of search-traffic.

    The rest don't rank for much at all in the main index, because the content already exists on a number of other sites, and those sites have more authority, more backlinks to each individual page, and therefore overtake my site with their rankings.

    Don't make the mistake of thinking you're just going to pull in a load of syndicated content and attract masses of search-traffic - because it usually doesn't work that way.

    And don't think that if you go down the "translate content to another language and back into English" route, you're going to have anything that resembles a high-quality site capable of sustaining itself and attracting its own backlinks.

    Effective, profitable autoblogging isn't all that straightforward.
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    • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
      Originally Posted by DireStraits View Post

      And don't think that if you go down the "translate content to another language and back into English" route, you're going to have anything that resembles a high-quality site capable of sustaining itself and attracting its own backlinks.

      Effective, profitable autoblogging isn't all that straightforward.
      Very well said!

      People tend to think that auto blogging is all auto and therefore simple...it isn't!
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  • Profile picture of the author jeffmull
    Let say you are an author who spent considerable time on an article and got it published in ezinearticles. You've got your name and your link on it.

    Then someone takes that article, translates it into some languange, and then translates it back. Do you think that article is still going to reflect positively on that author?

    Of course not. How many times have you seen translation gibberish?

    I would HATE if an article with my name on it was translated back and forth. I put time into articles with my name on them and I wouldn't want them "edited" or changed in any way as that will decrease the quality.

    If you take my article, translate it and then retranslate it back, and then take my name off it, well, I'm not sure how I like that either.

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  • Profile picture of the author Rukshan
    Duplicate content is a critical problem in Auto blogging. But if you manage it in proper way, the risk will be minimized. Think about a popular article, it would be a duplicate one in many news web site. But it indexed well. So optimize your site quality, Backlinks, basic structure and keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
    The biggest problem with duplicate content is that most people misunderstand it...

    What you want to avoid is having the same piece of content on the same site more than once...meaning that piece of content it duplicated on your site.

    The other supposed issues with duplicate content and penalties...etc...in most cases aren't true. This is where most people misunderstand what "duplicate content" is.
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  • Profile picture of the author missmystery
    Ok, so don't use the translator then. Link the original article with its links in tact and also do my own PLR content.

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    • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
      Originally Posted by missmystery View Post

      Ok, so don't use the translator then. Link the original article with its links in tact and also do my own PLR content.

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      I didn't mean to imply that you can't use the translator at all....just not on copy written material. I would say to be careful with translators though, the few examples I've seen of content that has been rewritten with them has turned out to be mostly unreadable. If you use it just be sure to review it prior to posting it to your blog.

      As far as the original article is concerned just leave it as it is and be sure to include the link back to the author.

      As far as using PLR is concerned you can do pretty much anything with it as long as it's within the license that goes with the particular piece of PLR.
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  • Profile picture of the author missmystery
    The thing is, with every translation I will always make the article speak in correct english. Theres no way i'm publishing jibberish to my site. It's an informative site and to a high standard. I want the authors to have a backlink from me too, so they get that.

    My site is not just that also, it has amazon and clickbank stuff I do manually, my own PLR and reviews.
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  • Profile picture of the author trishworks4u
    Sigh - Duplicate Content is NOT a critical problem in autoblogging. It is a critical problem for Autobloggers because they don't understand what it means.

    Autoblogs (good ones) are content aggregators and pull in the best content (including articles) on niche topics, giving ALL credit where credit is due. There is no need for translation that is sure to just piss off the original authors of said content because you have now butchered their masterpieces and made them illegible - while keeping their resource box intact.

    Duplicate Content - the kind that will get you slapped - refers to using the same content throughout the same site. There are plugins you can grab to check for this if you think you may have this issue.
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  • Profile picture of the author missmystery
    Hi Trish, what's a reliable plugin to remove duplicate content?

    Is it simply if you, say post the same article twice, or does it go deeper than that? Because I googled wordpress duplicate content and it came up with all these code alteration things that are way over my head...
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  • Profile picture of the author lefty359
    My advice would be to forget the translator. For PLR simply rewrite it. Takes a little more time but makes it readable and more unique. For articles from directories, publish them as is, all links intact.
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