Duplicate Content Part 1

I’ve been monitoring one of my sites for some time and in the past month, I’ve noticed a 50% decrease in the amount of organic (search engine) traffic that is coming to the site. Of course, when you see a trend like this, the first thing to find out is if it’s an industry trend. The company being a legal services firm, I immediately began calling my contacts in the industry to see if they’ve seen the same downturn. They have not. Continue reading

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Duplicate Content Part 2

In my previous post, I eluded to the fact that I had discovered another form of duplicate content on one of the sites I monitor. I will discuss it today, but just for the sake of disclosure, there will be a part 3 coming shortly, as I have discovered a third culprit today. It is amazing the different things that can be overlooked that eventually lead to possible duplicate content dings from the search engines. Continue reading

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