My newest hub http://hubpages.com/hub/Top-Five-Tips-f … tter-Life, has been having the "duplicate" warning since I posted it. I had pulled the writing out of my hard-drive (since I forgot about it) and then realized after seeing 'duplicate' that I had it originally posted on another site (that I haven't used for months). So I deleted my post on that website so that the content is only on Hubpages. Is the "duplicate" warning going to go away soon, or do I need to do something else? My score also went from 89 to 87, but I'm not sure if that was from this hub alone.
It can take a few hours to a week or more for Google to re-crawl a page and remove it from its cache. Until the original article is de-indexed, you will still have the duplicate label.
If you still have it in a few weeks, contact the team and they can remove it manually.
Duplicate content can impact hard on your hub and author score.
Alright, thank you for your reply. Do you suggest I unpublish it for now? Or just leave it be?
I'd recommend leaving it be. Author score is not of huge importance - as long as it's over 75 all your outgoing links are dofollow so it's there to stop spammers mainly.
However don't place any outgoing links from the duplicated article.
To check if the article is still indexed you can just type in a sentence from the article into Google and then click on "cache" beside the original article. If the original still appears there, it hasn't been de-indexed yet.
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