SEW Experts: First SEO Link Building Rule: Never Buy Paid Links...Until Now

Google commands SEOs: "Don't buy paid links." But there are times when paid links work. In today's Link Building column, "First SEO Link Building Rule: Never Buy Paid Links...Until Now," Sage Lewis notes that buying links for the sake of traffic and a network of viral roots to keep an interesting promotion alive and standing tall may be the exception to the rule.

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Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.