SEO Industry Mocks BuzzFeed Story On SEOs Buying Links At Popular Web Sites

Jul 3, 2018 - 7:40 am 12 by
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Google Bribe

It feels like every six-months or so a new story comes out how SEOs are manipulating the Google search results, or at least trying to manipulate the Google search results, by taking advantage of link drops in popular online magazine web sites like Forbes, Entrepreneur and Inc. Stuff we have covered here numerous times. In fact, these types of sites a year ago tested nofollowing some links that were getting them in trouble with Google, and even if they didn't, Google came out and said they can ignore those links from sites like those.

That being said, it didn't stop BuzzFeed from publishing an article named One Of The Web’s Most Prolific Online Marketing Writers Has Been Promoting His Clients In Articles For Forbes, Entrepreneur, And Inc. Magazine. So the SEO industry had a blast with it. I want to share some fun tweets:

This whole thing reminds me of when Google had to respond to blog bribes story from The Outline.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

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