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Re: Lost Keyword Positions Since Moving To New Host - Part II

Puntsy Apr 1, 2011 3:10 PM
Posted in group: Webmaster Central Help Forum

Categories: Crawling, indexing & ranking :

Yes, paid links are bad.

Also, from the link above and in Google's words, this is also bad: Excessive reciprocal links or excessive link exchanging ("Link to me and I'll link to you.")

And this is what you're doing. I'd at least get rid of the big announcement about it.