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    Hates Marketing. Loves Writing. The Grump's Avatar
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    [Aggregator] All Writing Sites

    Does anyone know anything about these people? They just sent me an email inviting me to join them to promote my website ... for free. I tried to check if they are listed under services but didn't catch a link to another forum.

    Are they legit? Effective? Thanks to all who comment. I need all the help I can get because I'm way behind on the learning curve.
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    I'm guessing it's this one: http://www.allwritingsites.com/

    Whether intended or not, it looks like a scraper site, and as such I wouldn't give it a second glance if I came across it in a search result.
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    My ignorance is showing: What's a 'scraper site'?
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    A site that sends 'bots to "scrape" content from other sites to give it the illusion of having its own content, which garners them hits for ad revenue. They're prolific sources of adware and redirectors, too.
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    Aggregators don't help writers unless they pay directly, and well. When they scrape your content and give you a link back they're still taking all the money from ad revenu, and when they just take all your content they may be damaging your page rank.

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    Sorry bout forgetting the link. I meant to include it.

    Thanks people. The site sounds about as healthy as spam.
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