wmuser - 4:14 pm on Jan 29, 2008 (gmt 0) However,the quest is whether any link bought/sold thru TLA,LinkWorth,tnx would be by considered by G as a bad link selling practice?
I have been researchign the topic yesterday,spent a few hours reading ana analyzing everything and it seems that most SEO specialists think that atm 1)Google penalized websites, which are selling links,in its October PR update by reducing those websites PR by 2 and 2)Recent PR update continued the tendence and most likely G will get even more strict in near future.
Then will or even does that mean that we should remove TLA links asap?
Personally i have a website which had PR 5 and was updated to PR3 in OCT probably because of TLA links.
Although there is strict statement that advertisers buy links on TLA exclusively for PR porpose,PR is one of factors that is listed under website profile.
Note,in my case its portal kind of website and there are almost any kind of categories available on that website.Its hard to say whether if sold links are related or unrelated with website topic,i do have categories related to sold links topics.
However,the quest is whether any link bought/sold thru TLA,LinkWorth,tnx would be by considered by G as a bad link selling practice?