I have a featured hub that was published last week. After a few days, I was thinking about adding to it and so I unpublished it. I decided not to make any changes and re-published it. Then, I got the duplicate message. I didn't publish it anywhere else and it is my own content. What can I do?
Use some of the duplicate content checkers. It is possible that someone has copied your hub and has used it online somewhere.
Copyscape turns into a pay for services and it is really cheap.
You can do a manual check, which in my experience works better than anything else. Copy and paste a sentence or some phrases from the hub in question inside quotation marks and search, and see what comes up.
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