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Re: Listing Duplicate Pages
From Joe Batt on 30 September '97 at 13:26
adding to Re: Listing Duplicate Pages posted by Jim on 29 September '97 at 17:21

>>My listings are not coming up high enough in
>>the searches, and the titles of my pages need
>>to change a little. If I switch the file
>>names and pages titles and submit as a new
>>site, but leave the original pages up, will
>>I be penalized for having two versions of the
>>same site listed in the search engines?

>It varies from engine to engine. Changing
>listings is a far tougher job than doing it
>right first time. Forget Yahoo! If you've
>already got a listing there you're stuck with

>You won't actually be penalised, you've just
>got a long and frustrating job aead of you
>that's all.

Surely if you switch the file name and repost your site the original search engines listing will not find your site thee old"404". Changing the titles sounds like a good idea since you will have yet more keywords to point to your site.

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