Not long ago I talked  about how to create content for your blog or rather, how to inspire you to create content related to the interests of your audience. The problem is that sometimes your content is so great that others copy it.  Duplicate content and content plagiarism hurts your site in many ways and it’s not just SEO.

Although at first this was not a problem, today it is because it affects your site in a very negative way, All the work you put into SEO could be damaged because of Plagiarism. For example if your content goes viral you will find copies of your content in blog feeds and sometimes even copied and pasted onto others blog. When this happens the internal links in your post become inbound links from many other sites if you get to many of the same inbound links it alerts google that you are trying to spam the system and you will get penalized. Learn more on SEO and how to rank on Google.

Report copyright infringement to Google

In this post I will show you how you can find out who is copying you content and what sites your content is on.

What is duplicate content?

When we talk about duplicate content, we talk about the content that has been literally copied from one or more websites. In most cases this happens without the original blogger even realizing it, it is one of the most common and frustrating things to deal with as a blogger.

Below are a few tools you can use to see if google considers you content as duplicate content.

5 Tools to detect the content that we have copied

Copyscape

Copyscape is an online plagiarism detection service that checks whether similar text content appears elsewhere on the web.

Duplichecker

Duplichecker is an online content plagiarism detector. Duplichecker offers the ability for users to check content for plagiarism through copy and paste or by uploading a .doc or .txt file.

Plagiarisma

Plagiarisma is a simple and free to use website that tests a given text for plagiarism. It does so by breaking down the text into various pieces. It is considered a very important tool for students, teachers, scholars and professional writers.

Plagium

Plagium is an innovative, fast, and easy-to-use means to check text against possible plagiarism or possible sources of origination.

Similar Page Checker

This tool checks for the similarity between two web pages.

As you can see finding duplicate content is quite easy, I hope this article is helpful in helping you find and elimante duplicate content. If you have any other apps you use to fight plagiarism please mention them in the comments below.

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How to detect and report copied content to Google was last modified: May 21st, 2017 by Brian Manon