Question for Matt Cutts on webmasters & fighting scrapers

matt cutts google seo guru 144x150 Should I spend more time on improving my content or on fighting scrapers?“Hi Matt, I understand that the recent farmer update (Panda) gives a penalty for poor content. Given the penalty scrapers have been outranking original sites. Should webmasters spend time in fighting scrapers directly or work on the poor content? Thx”

Sunny, from Mumbai, India

Matt’s response to “fighting scrapers”

Teena says, from the video, my interpretation of Matt’s advice is:

  • concentrate on the quality of your content
  • Google engineers continue to work on getting rid of these scrapers (rather than fighting scrapers)
  • best thing to do is concentrate on trying to make sure you have the highest quality scrapers – you’ll climb the SERPs, the scrapers will drop down the SERPSs.

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