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I assume the old pages will remain indexed for a while unless there was a long time lapse between old site going down and new site going up. Do the 301's and see if you start picking up the traffic from the old indexed pages. I has a similar situation and gains most of the traffic back but this all happened in a very short amount of time. I would keep the ...


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I would ask what the impact would be if you do not use the canonical tag? Answer? Disastrous. Since you have duplicated content, then you are effecting your search performance. There is a penalty in the SERPs for this. You will not know otherwise. It is likely that the penalty exists for you now and you may not realize it assuming that this condition has ...


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You can use rel=canonical on the other sites since Google supports cross-domain canonical tag. However, your clone sites will not be indexed for those pages which kind of defeats the purpose. Best option is to always have original content on your sites and custom tailor each for your target audience. To have a successful website you need to provide value to ...



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