Monthly Archives: February 2011

Are All Paid Links Against Google´s Guidelines?

Recently Google has escalated it´s fight against paid links that pass PageRank. The New York Times released an article snitching on JCPenny´s link purchasing activities which appeared spammy when checked with open site explorer. Overstock.com has suffered a similar fate. Even more recently Google warned Forbes.com that they were selling links. At least Google had the courtesy of sending Forbes a warning email.  I wonder if a small business or individual would get the same priviledge… As the debate continues as to what constitutes a Read More +