25 Aug 10 Big Brands That Google Has Penalized For Paid Links

Over the years, Google has applied some high profile penalties and they've always been a fun read. I thought I'd round-up all the big ones I could find and present them for your amusement (and education). All the companies in this post had been caught with their hands in the paid links cookie jar. Whether they were selling or buying, Google came down hard on them for a bit but, as you can see, they're all back and doing fine...

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13 Mar Paid Links in 2011

I never thought I'd be writing another post about paid links, especially in 2011. Talk about beating a dead horse, resurrecting it and then beating it to death again. You can find our team helping people for free on Google's Webmaster Central, and it is the reason I've decided to blab on the topic. Almost on a daily basis we're answering topics where the webmaster either has no idea that buying links are a no-no, or they're not checking who...

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