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While we all like to believe the mantra "build great content" there's no denying that content farms are playing an increasingly important role in content of the web. Here's a nice overview of how it's being used.
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from amabaie 1544 Days ago #
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I would say that's a loose definition of "content".  Sort of like calling the moon a "planet".



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from chuckreynolds 1544 Days ago #
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That's no moon, that's a space station!  ;)

(sorry I had to, left it wide open)



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from zegron 1544 Days ago #
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Ian Lurie at ConversationMarketing has a good example of content farming gone arwy. Should be interesting to see if eHow will respond. :-/



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from rishilakhani 1544 Days ago #
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@zegron - the drama is building on it. (love the fact that he linked to my post though)



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from NicoleDean 1544 Days ago #
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Reminds me of the quote "Bread and water can so easily be toast and tea." So many of these writers are highly intelligent and have value to offer, but are instead in the cycle of pumping out words, rather than value.Excellent article and an important topic for those of us in online business.



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