A look at when copying small amounts of text from another site will impact on your search rankings.
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When you are producing text for your website you may well want to use synonyms within your text but may also be concerned that search engines, such as Google and Bing, will class this as a form of keyword stuffing and impose a penalty on your site for doing so or not realise that the words have a collective meeting and rank your site lower than if you had used just one word over and over again. In a recent video Matt Cutts has answered this question… well, sort of!
When it comes to the content strategy of your website then you will often hear me saying that being original is what is required. In the last few months this has become very apparent to a lot of website owners who found that their rankings on Google had suffered after the search engine implemented its […]