Wicked cool link of the day

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With the millions upon millions of websites and blogs out there, how do you know if someone has plagerized what you've written. Copyscape http://www.copyscape.com/ will search the entire internet and let you know if your site has been copied. You can even check your Active Rain home page to see if that's been copied.

You can also put a copyscape banner on your site that can serve as a warning to others that you will catch them.

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VERY interesting...the results I was able to find! Wow..had no clue.
Oct 01, 2006 02:00 AM #1
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Crystal,

Nice Info, I did not know about this website

thanks for the post

Ray Saenz, Broker Associate
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 Ray Saenz Real Estate Agent & Active Rain  Network User

Oct 01, 2006 04:18 AM #2
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The Berkshire Group Realtors - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - 303-589-2022

Crystal,

It's the best way to catch a thief I know!  And catch them I do. Lousy creeps...

Oct 01, 2006 07:05 AM #3
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David Eiglarsh
Eiglarsh Realty - Weston, FL
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I found two references to my site. They were just links from other sites. It's nice to be able to find out who's stealing your content. I did find a C-21 company in my area that was using key words related to me to steer people to their site. This is against our code of ethics. I reported them (after asking them to remove the content twice) and they have since removed it. The best way to find out who is using you to capture leads off of your good will is by doing a Google search of your name. Then visit the sites that come up and see if it is appropriate.
Oct 01, 2006 08:07 AM #4
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Kristal Kraft posted this link about a month ago. It's really cool for seeing how many people actually use fake testimonials on their websites, especially Coldwell Banker agents.
Oct 01, 2006 10:12 AM #5
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Crystal,

Thanks for this link. What an interesting way of keeping your content "unique". I appreciate it!

Oct 01, 2006 01:18 PM #6
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Thanks for the link this is great to know.  I will check it out!
Oct 01, 2006 01:29 PM #7
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Crystal Pina
774.289.5521 - Worcester, MA
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She did?! Sorry, Kristal. I did a search of blogs on the keyword "copyscape" and nothing came up so I thought it hadn't been talked about before.

Well I'm glad a couple of people caught it this time that missed it the first time around.

Oct 01, 2006 06:49 PM #8
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The Berkshire Group Realtors - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - 303-589-2022

Hey Crystal no problem!  There are so many things that are just to good to not share, again and again.  With so many new people there are bound to be repeats and threepeats!

Thanks for sharing!

Oct 01, 2006 07:47 PM #9
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Jon Ernest
Spotlight Realty - Brookline, MA

I love it:

" Wicked Cool link of the day "

I knew you were a fellow "Masshole" immediately!!! (a less than polite term for those of us from MASSachusetts, I think it's funny as hell) 

Oct 01, 2006 09:55 PM #10
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Crystal Pina
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:) I've never heard that term before. Must be a Boston thing.

Oct 01, 2006 10:19 PM #11
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