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Subject: Author website not being listed
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Books and Literature
Asked by: sviriyal-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 17 Jun 2004 15:25 PDT
Expires: 17 Jul 2004 15:25 PDT
Question ID: 362667
A site that I have been developing,, is not being
listed on Google.  I need to know why.
Subject: Re: Author website not being listed
Answered By: robertskelton-ga on 17 Jun 2004 20:50 PDT
Hi there,

Google's Guidelines for Webmasters says:

"Don't create multiple pages, subdomains, or domains with
substantially duplicate content."

Regardless of who creates the content, having two identical pages
appearing in the search results is of no benefit to the searcher or
Google - so Google tend to ignore duplicate content.

The content of your site is basically a duplicate of this page:

Your Options

a) Get the other site to remove the page or block it from Google's
index by using a Meta Robot tag or robots.txt file

 -- or --

b) Change the content of your site so that it is no longer substantially similar

... and then resubmit both webpages:

Best wishes,
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