Another PLR or copy-paste genius :)

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  1. Misha profile image72
    Mishaposted 10 years ago
  2. Peter M. Lopez profile image85
    Peter M. Lopezposted 10 years ago

    So, Misha, is this the purpose of PLR, just to generate tons of content for webpages, or are there any legitimate uses for it.  I don't even know what PLR stand for??? Help?

    1. embitca profile image85
      embitcaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      It really should be used as bulding blocks and should be totally rewritten, but most article marketers are either too lazy or too stupid. Often they are breaking the terms of use for using the articles since some of the creators of that content require that they be rewritten completely before being posted on the web. Generally they can be used "as is" for non-web use -- i.e. if you need content for an auto-responder (email mailing list) or need some content for an e-book.

  3. Misha profile image72
    Mishaposted 10 years ago

    Private label rights? As far as I remember. I never used them, so I'm not a big specialist. Basically those are articles with the right to publish sold to anybody for a small fee. Hundreds of internet marketers buy them and publish, creating tons of duplicate content smile

    Smarter ones do re-write of those articles, though. This one didn't...

  4. amy jane profile image80
    amy janeposted 10 years ago

    They seem to be popping up more lately. I noticed one yesterday too. Do they get booted? I noticed also, that another hub that was copy and pasted from elsewhere has not been penalized, and has quite a high score.
    I know I should know this by now, lol, but since I don't practice this, I don't really know how it works for those who do. Is the hubbers score affected, but not the hub itself?
    It just bothers me.

  5. Marisa Wright profile image96
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    I was thinking last night, I wonder if it would help for HubPages to add a new rule to the site?

    Something along the lines that a Hub isn't a Hub unless it's multimedia - i.e. it can't be just plain text and revenue capsules, it has to be either text and a photo, or photo and video or text and video - you get the picture. 

    That would enable HP to boot off a number of people who don't actually break the existing rules (like these PLR guys) but aren't doing the site any favours.  Of course, in time these spammers would realise they have to add a photo, but it might slow them down a bit. 

    I don't think it would be a problem for regular Hubbers either, because let's face it, the ability to illustrate our Hubs is one of the points of differentiation that we have.  When I come across a Hub that's just plain indigestible text, I often don't read it - and my first thought is to email the Hubber and point them to some of the great Hubs here, to show them what they SHOULD be doing.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
      Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds good. I think all of my hubs have more than just text. That is part of the fun for me at HubPages, adding all the capsules; looking through YouTube to see if anything fits my hub, trying to find pictures that could help illustrate it, etc.

    2. profile image0
      JPPI-Stuartposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hmm...  Interesting.

      I'm very new here, and have only 3 Hubs so far.  All are original writing written from personal experience, and all are plain (indigestible?) text with a couple revenue capsules each.  I didn't think that adding a photo or video was an unwritten rule...?  I break up the text into sections with subheads, but if this is really how people see it -- that every Hub should have at least a photo or video -- I'll have to rethink my Hub creation process.

      (Speaking of video, I'd much rather use Revver than YouTube, but I guess that's a different topic for a different time/place...)

      1. Lissie profile image79
        Lissieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Several of your hubs are about software and images so yes I do expect to see screen shots and pictures!

  6. pauldeeds profile imageSTAFF
    pauldeedsposted 10 years ago

    For the time being anyway, we're content making sure that 1) nobody breaks our current rules, and 2) we reward the best authors with the highest scores.  If you see someone with a Hubber score in the upper 80s, or especially in the 90s that is doing stuff like this, please let me know directly. There may be some deficiency in our scoring algorithms that we can correct.

  7. Marisa Wright profile image96
    Marisa Wrightposted 10 years ago

    I don't know that having illustrations is an unwritten rule exactly, but it is certainly one of the things that differentiates HubPages from a lot of other sites.  Also if you have a photo at the top right hand corner, your Hub will show that in the list of Hubs, which may catch people's eye.

    1. profile image0
      JPPI-Stuartposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Ah, that's good to know, thanks!  I used that in my new Hub about email myths.

    2. darkside profile image81
      darksideposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I think that the image can be anywhere, just that the first photo capsule used in the hub will be the one that gets used as the image to accompany the hub.

      Though it is a good habit to get into.

 
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