Google: Those Unnatural Link Penalties Are About The Product Reviews We Warned You About

As previously reported, Google handed out a bunch of penalties over the weekend for unnatural outbound links. Now, the company has clarified that this is directly tied to product reviews that violate its guidelines. If you were affected by this,…

Is Google Ever Wrong About Links?

In case it wasn’t bad enough that fear of Google has kept people from linking to other sites, and got them requesting legitimate links be pulled down, Google is reportedly sending unnatural link warnings to sites based on links that…

This Google Video Talks About Unnatural Links TO Your Site

As previously reported, Google has put out seven new videos about various kinds of webspam. Last time, we looked at one about unnatural links from your site. This one is about unnatural links to your site. Once again, it’s pretty…

Google Discusses Unnatural Links (On Your Site) In New Video

Google has put out seven new Webmaster Help videos about various types of webspam. I’m not sure how long ago they were recorded, but they all just hit the GoogleWebmasterHelp YouTube channel, and feature Matt Cutts, and in some cases,…

Even The BBC Can Get Unnatural Link Warnings From Google

This seems to be proof that Google does not favor big brands of major media outlets when it comes to obeying the quality guidelines. Even the BBC has been getting unnatural link warnings from Google. A representative from the organization…