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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 3793 Days ago #
Votes: 1

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!!

from Halfdeck 3791 Days ago #
Votes: 1

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.

from baiduyou 3791 Days ago #
Votes: 0

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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