Duplicate content is a real problem in the online world. Therefore, this subject is very sensitive, while the possibility to obtain original content is never to be ignored. Duplicate texts refer to all the paragraphs and texts from a website that are identical or at least very similar to the content on other websites. Duplicate content is one of the most common black hat search engine optimization techniques. In other words, it might work over short periods of time, but it will fail in the long run. Your website will be penalized a lot faster, especially since this is one of the main tasks and purposes of the Panda algorithm from Google. Continue reading
Signing up for social bookmarking networks is one of the most common marketing techniques in search engine optimization. Its primary purpose is to help boosting the number of visitors. Bookmarking networks allow users to add markings with descriptions and keywords. Users can also stock, manage and organize the respective markings.
The first bookmarking services have showed up in 1996. However, 2003 was the year when they sky rocketed. This is when Delicious showed up. Delicious has helped spreading the term of social bookmarking, not to mention about tags. Generally, such markings are public, but they can also be set to private or viewable by particular people on the respective network. In other words, regular people are able to see these bookmarks by categories and tags. Continue reading