Matt Cutts and Google finally tell us why paid posts are bad

So, those bloggers who write paid posts had been whining and ranting about losing PR. Matt Cutts has now given very clear examples of why they think paid posts may skewed search results.

Do take a look at Matt’s post and also Google’s official stance on these. In a way, I am glad I cleansed my good blogs off paid posts and text links and hope to make amends with Google in the coming months.

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Information about buying and selling links that pass PageRank

The way I look at it, you are forever going to have a PR 0/10 as long as you make an income from writing paid posts and selling text links.

There is no option for high PR and high income.

The choice is yours – High PR or good money.

Without high PR, there is no good money.

So nyekk….it is really THE END.

*insert sad closing music*

But if you have strategies set out earlier and have prepared for this, there are many options out there.

Post Author: lilian

9 thoughts on “Matt Cutts and Google finally tell us why paid posts are bad


    (December 2, 2007 - 2:57 pm)

    “The choice is yours – High PR or good money.”

    What a tough choice we have to make..


    (December 2, 2007 - 5:47 pm)

    “Luckily” I don’t do any pay-per-post.


    (December 2, 2007 - 9:48 pm)

    simple laaa…. you still can grab both of it. just continue on what you’re doing. if you still can earn money from your paid to blog programme, then just proceed.

    It is because if you have a PR10 sekalipun, but can’t make money from it (specially for sell text link), it’s mean nothing. all you get is only visitors and a glamour section of your feed subscriber number. no sell text link, no sponsored link, no sponsored space and no here.. no there…. like what Google said.

    So what to do next?
    Again… simple, buy a new domain (a lot of domains) and create more blog. But this time, be focus. Make all the new blog fresh… get more visitor… get more subscriber… get traffic. And lastly, you will get a pagerank for all that blogs (without money to earn…or maybe you can earn but less…)

    I just bought another new PR3/10 domain. Again… PR3/10 domain! See… not so difficult.

    Mr. Rajawang

    (December 2, 2007 - 10:52 pm)

    I only got a PR1 for my rajawang blog for about 2 weeks and then given a ‘telur’. So, I will keep the paid post and selling links because I am used to eating telur! Haha :P


    (December 3, 2007 - 12:00 am)

    Wow the sad thing is that I know that persons blog that have as a screen shot,lol

    Planet Malaysia

    (December 3, 2007 - 12:29 am)

    Another sad thing is you may get PR0 with one single paid post.


    (December 3, 2007 - 1:23 am)

    screen shot, that small matter after you have been penalized. it makes no different.

    my post-buzz got penalized just because of my paid earnings report. not about the blog itself. so after google banned my, then i’ve got no afraid to give my screenshot…. no big deal what….wakakaka…

    hide screenshot also got banned by google, so it’s better i show it…

    New York Hotels

    (December 3, 2007 - 5:29 am)

    Nice blog, keep it up!

    colbert low

    (December 3, 2007 - 9:59 am)

    hi chan. you said there is other options. mind to share as I only see affiliate programs as another choice

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