Copyscape: How To Use Copy Scape & Alternatives?

Wondering what is Copyscape?

Read on…

Copyscape is an online service that will let you find who is copying your blog post and using RSS feed to create an auto RSS blog. Though Google takes copy content spam seriously but sometimes due to duplicate content and search engine algorithm, Google may treat copied content as original, and you might lose search engine ranking because of copied content.

Though we know how to fight against blog plagiarism before that it’s important to know which blog is copying your content and this is where Copyscape comes into the picture.

How to use Copyscape?

Copyscape offers a free and premium version.

To start with you can try their free version and if required, you can always try the premium version of Copyscape.

Go to the Copyscape homepage and type your blog address and hit the GO button.

Copyscape

On the next page, you will see the result from the page which has copied posts from your blog. If you are using notes and other features of social bookmarking websites, you might see such results here.

You can ignore such results.

Copied content Copyscape

Now try to find hosting and other details and refer to this post to report such websites which are copying content from your blog.

At the time of writing, I might not go for the premium version of Copyscape but in the future, I will certainly try its premium version.

Here is a video that explains everything about Copyscape:

Once you have found out which all websites/blogs are copying content from your site, the next task is to report it to Webhosting, blogging companies like (Medium, WordPress, Blogger) & also get it removed from Google search.

Usually, I don’t really pay much attention to anything else apart from getting it removed from the search engine. 

Below mentioned guide will help you to get the post removed from the search engine.

Click on it to read it:

Copyscape alternatives:

A lot of new Copyscape alternatives has come up in recent time. The most popular one is Grammarly which is available as web app, downloadable app, and as a chrome app. 

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Do let us know if you are using Copyscape or any alternative tool to Copyscape to find people copying your blog content?

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Authored By
A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

6 thoughts on “Copyscape: How To Use Copy Scape & Alternatives?”

  1. Copyscape restricts the number of use in the
    free edition.After than it ask to create a premium account.
    So Plagium is a another tool to check copied post..
    above this google is the ultimate tool..!!

  2. Hi Harsh

    After reading about copyscape i have tested my blog and it is says internal duplication ,does it effect my SEO rankings on Google?

    Cheers,
    kksilvery.

  3. Hi Harsh!!!

    Nice information. after this i search with copyscape. and found some of copies articles in my blog. Now i rewrite some old blogs.
    So tell me when google will reindex those posts.

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