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Google said they ignore reconsideration requests unless the link spammer has removed all traces on the Web. Unfortunately, getting inserted links deleted at all places is impossible.
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from Harith 2489 Days ago #
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Sebastian,GREAT photo of link spammers. I like it :-)

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from SpostareDuro 2489 Days ago #
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This is great! Oh..and luuuuv the roosters lmao

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from Sebastian 2489 Days ago #
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Thanks :)  Google roasting spamming roosters or something like that was another story title I thought of ...

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from SlightlyShadySEO 2489 Days ago #
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Haha that’s interesting. So what exactly would be the procedure here? "I’m sorry mr. deceptive SEO, but what password did you use on all 35k of those message boards? I’m going to go in manually and delete the posts."

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from Zonk 2488 Days ago #
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When buying (I mean renting) links you can delete all your thousands of links with 1 click of a button. So the title is totally wrong.

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from Sebastian 2488 Days ago #
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Zonk, that’s true, if you prefer to pay for links that Google can detect, e.g. from a trackable link broker like TNX. Try to delete Shady’s 35k forum messages with one click, or 100k blog comments, and you’ll see why the title is totally precise.

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from Zonk 2488 Days ago #
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Sebastian, those "trackable" links work great for Google. It’s the only thing that matters.

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from Sebastian 2487 Days ago #
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Zonk, new links might work for a few days, but the second iteration of any anti-linkspam algo discovers and devalues them at the latest. Go ask Google. :)

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from Sebastian 2487 Days ago #
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BTW there’s an interesting discussion about negative SEO, how and when Google penalizes link spam, as well as reconsideration requests in the post’s comments.

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from Zonk 2487 Days ago #
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Sebastian, the SERPs stay there for many months if you know what you are doing. You are now acting like Google’s agent promoting FUD but the fact is: paid links work. (In fact, they will work -it’s just a matter of price - even if 95% of paid links will be devalued but Google can now discover only a fraction of this).

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from JohnWeb 2487 Days ago #
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Of course some paid links work, robbing banks also works as a means to support yourself sometimes, you just have to weigh the risk vs. reward.  For me getting a job and working for my money has a lot less risk than robbing banks, others may not have the skills or the will to work.  And yes I am drawing a direct comparison between earning links vs. buying links and working vs. robbing banks.  In all fairness to bank robbers, it does take some skill to rob a bank, whereas any fool can buy a link.

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from Sebastian 2487 Days ago #
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Zonk, of course paid links clerverly embedded in textual contents work. Paid links don’t work when traded in lots of thousands and put on sidebars and footers. Maybe you can fool the masses at DP, but not Google, at least not with your approach. That’s not a question of buying or spreading FUD. You sell links that don’t work as promised to clueless folks, that’s not exactly gentlemanlike. You were warned and pointed to the flaws in your concept. You can’t see the big picture and you can’t understand algos walking link networks, so that’s all search engine FUD for you. Sad, and bad for not that savvy Webmasters who fall for your sales pitch. Do you tell your customers that you believe 95% of the stuff you sell them is noneffective? Here’s some bad news: add 5. Using a story about risks of boosting white hat site rankings with link spam to promote your shady link marketplace at Sphinn sounds a little desperate, doesn’t it? It’s interesting that you refer to your own stuff as stinky links by the way. ;)

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from seo2020 2376 Days ago #
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LOL ... There is no longer a need for paid links... Traditional SEO has to undergo an evolution in order to survive... Here’s an idea... How about everyone use social media and the search engines the way they are designed?Good relevant content shared with friends in social networks that "genuinely" contribute to the well being of the community will get all the links they ever need with 1/10th the work. The search engines love it and you’ll be rewarded long-term with high search engine visibility.Why can’t marketers grasp this simple concept and quit trying to GAME the system using old school SEO tactics?Hmmm....

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