Most bloggers are often faced with the problem of their blog contents being copied without giving them credit for their hard work by linking back to the original post. It disheartening to see your blog contents copied and published elsewhere without giving you credit for it. Plagiarism has really plagued the internet as a report by Tynt revealed that 82% of contents shared on the internet occurs via copy and paste. As much as Google and other search engines are trying to tackle plagiarism problem, blog owners can also gain backlinks for contents copied from their blogs and I have always said here that backlinks are very important for search engine ranking because search engines use it to determine the relevance of a web page.
Today I want to share with you how you can gain a backlink for contents copied from your blog using Tynt. Tynt is an analytic tools used to keep track of all the contents copied from a site and automatically linking back to the original article source. Tynt can help you track all the content copied from your blog and add a link back to your blog.
How to Add Tynt to WordPress Blog
Download and install the Tynt WordPress Plugin on your blog.
Activate the Tynt WordPress Plugin
Create an account on Tynt website and obtain your Tynt ID.
Login to Tynt with your Tynt ID and password, and then visit the Tynt Settings Page.
Customize your Tynt settings for Attribution and SEO link, Address Bar Tracking and Speed Share.
To install Tynt on other types of website other than WordPress check the Tynt install page for other types of site. Click on the individual links below for your type of site.
Simply follow the guides provided in the links above to install and setup Tynt on your website/blog for the various listed platforms. Remember it is imperative to link back to the original source of content you copy from the internet at least to appreciate the hard work of the original owner.
I hope you find Tynt interesting to add to your website/blog so you can keep track of all the content copied from your blog and published elsewhere and at the same time gain backlinks to your blog.
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