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Gain perspective on Google’s ongoing "stepped up war against the practice of link buying." Eric Enge lends insightful ADDITIONAL & complimentary commentary to Aaron Wall and WebmasterWorld threads in a post that’s much more than 2 blue links. :)
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from Feydakin 2299 Days ago #
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Looks like yet another great way to screw over your competitors.. Buy 1000 quick submissions from an Indiana company all with the same anchor text.. Sweet!!

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from Halfdeck 2297 Days ago #
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A common sense explanation by Eric which makes for a good read, but I recommend investing some time reading the original blue links which digs even deeper into the so-called #6 penalty. Aaron’s theory is compelling, but at least one poster on WMW mentions an instance where the theory doesn’t hold and his data set, as he stressed, is a single domain. Since Matt Cutts isn’t even aware of this phenomenon, I question whether its even real. Tedster, as always, treads carefully not to draw hasty conclusions - which is something we all can learn from.

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from baiduyou 2297 Days ago #
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You mean endless comment-spamming with the exact same anchor text (when links are nofollowed anyway) might not be effective? :-O

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