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Google groups nofollow all links in a post which would make you wonder, “why would someone go to so much effort to bother spamming the groups?”

The answer is: Because it works. Well. Very well.
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from JohnWeb 2425 Days ago #
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Thank you Ann for the submission and to all the sphinners.

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from annie7 2425 Days ago #
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JohnWeb: thank you for a great catch!;)

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from MiriamEllis 2425 Days ago #
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Terrific catch. An important read.Miriam

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from mercylivi 2425 Days ago #
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These spammers point their links at the Google groups pages, believing that they would climb even higher. And of course it works too… Because for some searches, Google group results dominates the serp page and everyone eventually get a feel of clicking and leading inside inside the link.

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from Gab 2425 Days ago #
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John, awesome find. Another part of the Google algo unlocked...

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from Eavesy 2424 Days ago #
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People spam my directory all of the time trying to submit Google groups thread with blatent adverts on them.

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from AFisher 2423 Days ago #
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"Why do you rob banks, Willy?" "Cause that’s where the link juice is!"

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from anglemona 2419 Days ago #
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Nice article ann thx...

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