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Amazing that people could really be this stupid.
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from pageoneresults 2010 Days ago #
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Yes, people pay for that. And, there are people here who promote that stuff. Ya, I know who you are. ;)

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from ChristinaGleason 2010 Days ago #
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To those people that Edward is winking at... have you no shame? If you’re honest with your clients about the risk of being smacked by the Google hammer for spaming, it’s still icky, but not shameful if they know the risks. The shameful part is trying to pass this off as white hat SEO.

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from onreact 2010 Days ago #
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Nice to see that layed off Googlers finally can do something useful.

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from ChristinaGleason 2009 Days ago #
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Was that supposed to be a dig at me? If so, it was done improperly. I was never laid off from Google. I completed my two one-year contracts with them. Well, with their temp agency.

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from theGypsy 2009 Days ago #
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Well... I’d only mention this may need some editing;"Don’t get smacked by the Google hammer for buying bargain basement link building services."Erm... that be the proverbial fly in the ointment. While I wouldn’t go so far as calling comment spamming black hat (tired of the whole hat thing anyway), it is certainly yet another hole in the Google AIR dept IMO. You see since they can’t ’hammer’ them do to the fact we’d be setting the autobots on the enemy, it does often take time for them to sort it out either programming wise or human intervention (spam reports). Why is that important? Well, that means autobot 24/7 comment spamming can send a stream of (301’d?) link love which makes it viable.So... there’s the problem. Until Google actually catches up and devalues the links (which is generally all that would happen) those participating can still effectively get a benefit (from followed links).  Hopefuly more broad based aproaches such as valuing links via page segmentation and link text ratios (of mean averages of identical link text) can help with the problem. At the moment, I don’t think they’ve gottent there and the link addiction will lead search engines to this sort of thing happening.Do I use commenting for link building? no... just not the types of links I am interested in... but I would say there is minimal value to be had when done right - and the risk minimal as the worst that can happen is devaluation of the links... not a penalty per se... ya know?And I am not saying tis to encourage the practice... simply that I wish search engines would get smarter....

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from ChristinaGleason 2008 Days ago #
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I’m not sure I understand why you deemed that statement the proverbial fly in the ointment. Nevermind. Just double checked the Google Webmaster Guidelines and spam report form, and they don’t say what I thought they said. So, er, yeah. I won’t say anymore about the Google hammer on spam comments and my classification of such as spam. I don’t have backup.

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from Betamale 2008 Days ago #
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"simply that I wish search engines would get smarter...."This is the type of thing that blogs, websites, seo folks, etc will always have to deal with.  Even though search engines are advancing their algorithms constantly, there’s always the next form of spam that will undoubtedly arise to annoy the hell out of people, yet go unpunished by google.  So you will get your wish, I’m sure comment spam will get squashed by the search engines at some juncture.

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from seobro 2003 Days ago #
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I like blog spam about as much as a dirty diaper. It seems that the V!@GRA posters need to find real jobs. Get real guys, or in this case SEOGAL - from seobro.

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