What are Content Farms? - Definition & Examples


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What is the goal of a content farm?

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1. How do content farms decide what content to use in populating their site?

2. How important are search engine rankings to content farms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions let you see what you know about content farm websites. You will need to show that you know what these sites are and how they operate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll measure your understanding of:

  • The importance of search rankings to content farmers
  • Methods used by content farms to decide what to write about
  • The goal of content farms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the general characteristics of content farms
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the source of most of the articles on content farms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about search engine rankings and content farm topics

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this type of web-based business model, read the lesson titled What Are Content Farms? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will teach you about:

  • The general quality of information on a content farm
  • Other terms for a content farm
  • Examples of major content farms