Google has been the dominant search engine for several years and continues to be the go-to source for billions of internet users searching for information. One of the most important ranking factors for Google is the quality and relevance of the content on a website.
Therefore, it is essential to understand what types of content practices Google considers to be acceptable and which ones it considers to be manipulative. In this blog post, we will explore whether Google allows you to post the same article on multiple blog sites.
Google’s guidelines state that “scraped” or duplicate content can negatively impact the ranking of a website. Scraped content refers to articles that have been copied from one source and published on another website without any modifications.
The purpose of scraping is usually to generate quick and easy traffic to a website without having to put in much effort to create original content.
However, there are some situations where publishing the same article on multiple websites can be acceptable. For example, if you are the original author of the article and you want to syndicate it on different sites, that is perfectly fine.
In this case, you should make sure to include a link back to the original source and give proper credit to the author.
Another acceptable scenario is when you are using the same article on multiple sites for testing purposes. For example, you might want to see how the article performs on different platforms and see which site generates the most traffic. In this case, you should make sure to remove the duplicate content once the testing phase is over.
In conclusion, Google allows you to post the same article on multiple blog sites as long as it is done in an ethical and transparent manner.
If you are unsure whether your content falls into one of these categories, it is always best to consult Google’s guidelines and seek advice from experienced SEO experts.
- Google Webmaster Guidelines: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/66357
- Search Engine Land: https://searchengineland.com/duplicate-content-seo-best-practices-270515
- Moz: https://moz.com/learn/seo/duplicate-content