The duplicate content myth busted!

If you search Huffington Post for the phrase “This article originally appeared in”, you get over 11 thousand results. That’s 11 thousand pieces of duplicate content.

Of course, this is one of million examples I could have listed. Every big site, from Forbes, to Mashable, to RWW, to you name it…says they’re doing us a favor when they syndicate our content.

Clearly, these big sites are not getting punished by Google for duplicating content, so there has to be something deeper going on. [Read more…]