Copyscape is an online plagiarism detection service that checks whether similar text content appears elsewhere on the web. It was launched in 2004 by Indigo Stream Technologies, Ltd.Copyscape is used by content owners to detect cases of "content theft", in which content is copied without permission from one site to another. It is also used by content publishers to detect cases of content fraud, in which old content is repackaged and sold as new original content.
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  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Odoo

    … a fair grade: Ragepank Screaming Frog Majestic SEO Mozbar Open Site Explorer Copyscape Microsoft IIS SEMRush Content As with our last audit, the first thing I looked at when I started this audit was Odoo's content. Content is certainly king, and is one of the most important parts of providing users a great experience on your website…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 37 readers -
  • How to Avoid an SEO Disaster When Changing Your Website

    … will this have on all my work? In these events, often the client doesn't even consider telling their online marketing agency about the redesign until two days before launch. This resource will cover how to do SEO checks on your test site/development site to ensure the structure, URLs, Page Titles, Meta Descriptions and more all match up properly…

    Moz Blogin SEO- 27 readers -
  • How to Avoid an SEO Disaster When Changing Your Website

    … tags Missing meta descriptions Duplicate meta descriptions Meta descriptions over 923 pixels Canonical tags Canonicalisation Broken internal/external links Image alt text You should also manually check for: XML sitemap Robots.txt Duplicate content (do exact match search "insert content" or use Copyscape) Pages indexed…

    Moz User Generated Blogin SEO How To's- 28 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: ShipHero

    … when it comes to building out a backlink profile. The one advantage they do have is that because there are no links to their website at all they have a clean slate. They don't have to worry about potentially getting hit with Google penalties because of a poor existing backlink profile that was built on comment spam or any other blackhat SEO…

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 30 readers -
  • A Simple DIY Website Audit

    … up the interwebs. Domain Name Redirection The very first thing I always look at is whether or not they have properly setup their domain name. Does the site show up at BOTH www and non-www without redirecting to one or the other? ( Does the site resolve at /site.aspx, /default.aspx or /home/ instead of the bare root domain? I almost always…

    Jeremy Rivera/ AuthorityLabsin SEO Google- 34 readers -
  • Panda Audit 101: The Roadmap to Complete Panda Recovery

    … the most in-depth and time consuming. Refreshing and adding content starts the recovery process. Otherwise you’ll have to wait months without seeing any results while the new content gets finished. The first step is to beef up all of the pages that had insufficient word counts. Add updated content to old pages and make any dated material "evergreen…

    Marcela De Vivo/ Search Engine Watchin SEO Google- 13 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Everyday Health

    … Screaming Frog MajesticSEO Mozbar Open Site Explorer Copyscape Microsoft IIS Schema In a world without authorship, visual assets through schema mark up are extremely important for a business to have in order to make sure they are getting the most traffic out of their organic rankings. This means including relevant tags for appropriate…

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Google- 35 readers -
  • What Have You Been Hit By? A Guide to Google Penalties

    With so many Google updates leading to so many reasons why websites can suddenly or gradually lose traffic and rankings, it can be hard to know where to start. In this post I’ve looked at the different types of Google penalties (and those that are not, strictly speaking, penalties at all) to help you diagnosis your site’s issues and get on the road to recovery.

    Emma North/ 28 readers -
  • How to Defend Against Content Theft

    …, so it make sense to link to other articles. Register for a Copyright If you write content, it’s automatically copyrighted. To take it a step further, you can actually fill out a government form for copyrighting your work. Like most form-based issues, it’s a bit tedious, but may be worth the effort. Here is the copyright form. Use Copyscape…

    Neil Patel/ Search Engine Journalin SEO Content Google Blogging How To's- 9 readers -
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