rannans - 10:17 am on Sep 17, 2012 (gmt 0)
for the last 9 months, i've been battling via email with google, regarding paid links on my website
from the outset, i replied advising them that their adsense ads they were serving were totally nothing regarding my content ( i have owned and updated the same website for a decade now, all ONLY free website templates for a popular CMS system)
majority of showing ads were singles, and you get the idea, even tho each and every page of my 800 page website, had website related keywords for the design i made, and H1 titles always have "free website templates" - i even asked specifiaclly that only web design ads be showm though if course no answer on that
of course i decided to offer my own ad placemenets, when google couldnt provide the right ads.
their first email, instantly gave me a penalty, i tried to explain that their ad service would NOT serve correct ads that my visitors would benefit from, they auto declined the reinstatement
after 6 months, i managed to remove 50% of the ads, as of course i had to wait until each one expired, as these customers paid me money.
second request, auto answer , declined
i then send another email asking what links am i allowed to have to even get a reinstatement of what penalty they imposed, again, auto declined, site still violates
apart from really pissing me off, does google honestly think that i can have NO paid links, even if they are of benefit to my customers!
this whole situation stinks,
i am fine to give my website via PM, to anyone that would like to have a look, as there is no way, that i will run a website, and be dictated by google on wether i am even allowed to sell adspace
my google results: (link:www.$%^.com) = 1,590
: "my domain name" = 202,000
i am not one of these fly by night people, i have literally spent 1000's of hours making free designs.
thanks for reading