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Use PayPerPost, Get You Blog Bounced from Google

12/11/2006

Nice!

As I predicted Google is going to DEVALUE blogs that participate in PayPerPost. Matt Cutts says this in a comment:

  • “Google wants to do a good job of detecting paid links. Paid links that affect search engines (whether paid text links or a paid review) can cause a site to lose trust in Google.”

This is not shocking because Google already tries to figure out the difference between editorial and the clearly-labeled paid links on websites. What did you think they would do with covert marketing!?!?!? Covert marketing from folks like PayPerPost is really evil, and Google don’t like the evil. Frankly, no one likes to be deceived–do you?

Game over.

Thank you Google for helping hold the line against the forces of evil that want to ruin our beautiful city.

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