When is paying for links Buy links? SEO: Link Building


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When is paying for links buying links?

In the previous video, we discussed the issue of buying links, about how the search engines don't like it, about how they sometimes punish it and how at the same time they reward it. But what is a purchase link? After all, there are lots of services out there that will help you get links and some of what those services do is actually legitimate. If you pay somebody to help you create links, are you buying links? The classic example is Yahoo! Directory which charges $299 a year for a listing. Google doesn't penalize Yahoo! Why not? Well, Google's position is that Yahoo! and some other directories, Best of the Web for instance, provide value-ad editorial services.

They don't just take anyone who pays, they review the site and reject many, and that's this human review process is much more than simply selling a link, and in fact, provide some value to the search engines by pointing out decent human reviewed sites. Shabby directories that accept anyone who pays...

When is paying for links buying links?
Video duration: 4m 21s 2h 24m Intermediate Updated Sep 14, 2015

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