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Creating Your Own Website Content

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It’s always a good idea to add new content to your site. The best kind of content is some that you create yourself. There are many different ways to do it and I am always on the lookout for some new ideas to create and promote my content. Most if these promotion ideas involve sharing your content with other sites.

While sharing your information is something I strongly believe in, my tip for you today is to always post your original content on your site first before you share it with anyone. The reason I say this is that while I don’t believe there is a duplicate content penalty that you hear about these days from Google or any other search engine they do give more weight to the site that publishes the content first and not as much importance to the next site.

As far as developing new content, here’s a good post on the 10e20.com site called “10 Helpful Hints for Creating Strong Web Site Content”

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  1. […] One good way to get links to your site is to add content to other sites in exchange for a link back to your site. I have found that writing articles which includes a link to my site in the “About the author” section have been picked up and posted by many other sites. Some have a higher ranking than others, but no matter what their ranking, it’s a win-win situation for both of us. They get good content and I get a one way link back to my site. It is also possible that some of these sites will be low ranking when they post your content, but will become high ranking sites. I do advise you to post any new content on your site first. […]

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  2. […] it posted on an article sharing site, but nowhere on her own site. If you want to promote yourself put your work on your own site first. I got an email from another potential customer who said that I couldn’t help him because he […]

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  3. […] find the author they usually go with the first one to publish it. I did advise to always publish your content first, but that also that means that all of those other back links that you worked so hard to get are not […]

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  4. […] Publish Your Own Content First […]

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  5. […] own site from Blogger. I have always believed that your own original content content should be posted on your site first. I originally wrote this about publishing articles, but it applies just as well to […]

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