Matt Cutts: ThatŐs absolutely right. Those other sites are not bringing additional value. While theyŐre not duplicates they bring nothing new to the table. ItŐs not that thereŐs anything wrong with what these people have done, but they should not expect this type of content to rank. ..... Without meaning any offense to Jane, but if Jane is just churning out 500 words about a topic where she doesnŐt have any background, experience or expertise, a searcher might not be as interested in her opinion.