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How to Combat Web Plagiarism

Plagiarism has always been a problem. With the advent of the Internet, the problem became even more prevalent. Unfortunately, too many people believe that Internet content does not fall under any copyright protection laws and is therefore free for anyone to use or misuse. Since you have gone to a lot of time and trouble to develop a personal or business website, you need to take the additional time and effort to protect your website. You can take several steps in order to protect your intellectual website property: Include a copyright notice (with the copyright symbol ©) at the bottom of each page Add a Copyscape banner to every page. The Copyscape banner will state ‘Page Protected by Copyscape – Do Not Copy’. Copyscape is a free service. You can check out their homepage at Copyscape. The free version will allow you to check only five of your pages monthly and will return only ten results. You can purchase additional searches for a nominal fee. Copyscape offers an automatic version, Copysentry, for a low $4.95 a month. This version will run weekly checks for you. This price covers the first ten pages. Additional pages are $.25 each for a total of...
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How to Optimize Your Content for Visitors and Search Engines

Content optimization is an extremely important part of any website. Google and the other search engines have made it clear that content is the king in their opinion and that a healthy website needs to have a lot of high quality content. Any website that does not provide such content will thus find it harder to compete in a landscape where good content is of the utmost importance. However, it is also necessary to understand how to optimize this content. Although the concept of great content is enough in itself, it does not always suffice to have a single large wall of paragraph on your website. That's because the Internet is a specific medium that have its own intricacies. As such, you absolutely need to optimize your content and make it visually appealing so that both search engines and visitors will want to come back regularly to your website or blog. Keywords Obviously, the first place is to start is by ensuring that your keywords are actually present in your content. However, you should stop focusing on keyword density, which is no longer important. In fact, too much emphasis on keyword density can often make your text unreadable and potentially annoy...
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How to write Great SEO content

A discussion on SEO never ends without a mention of creating unique quality content. While I wouldn’t dare to differ from this basic fact, I’d like to differ on popular notions of quality content.  For me quality content is content that gives me what I’m looking for. Ask any guy offering professional SEO services, and he’ll tell you that good content is one that helps him attract links. But we’re talking of content in terms of the average searcher. For instance, if I was looking for information on Hailey’s comet to help my daughter with her science project, the last thing that I want is high brow information that discusses about the subject in detail. I need something that explains in simple language about the comet. Now that’s what SEO content is all about! To give people what they want and are looking for. Easier said than done, you’d say. But the trick here is to think about words that a user is likely to type when looking for an answer for his question and then construct an article around these words. This includes including these words (keywords) and presenting it in a manner that’s easily comprehended by the targeted reader....
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