WordPress Selling Links — But Using AdBrite Solves Search Engine Concerns

Average CPC & Selling Ad
Space
from Aaron Wall over at SEO Book looks at how
WordPress is

now selling
text links on its home page for $10,000 per day via
AdBrite. What! Isn’t selling links bad,
and didn’t WordPress get busted for doing something like this before? Short
answer — this isn’t going to cause any Google or search engine problems like
WordPress had before.

AdBrite seems a safe way for WordPress (or anyone) to make some money and not
get back in hot water. Let’s not have any pitchforks grabbed and thrust
WordPress’s way as somehow screwing with search results.

The long answer covering issues of link selling and breaking link love with
redirection or nofollow attributes is spelled out for Search Engine Watch
members, in

this version of the post
.

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