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Anyone else got this e-mail from EZine articles - I had to laff!

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by drax2009, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. drax2009

    drax2009 Registered Member

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    Sorry for the long post but this really got my hackles up. I got this e-mail and have included my response - I feel a ban coming on now :(

    My response - too much perhaps?

     
  2. richjerkoff

    richjerkoff Junior Member

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    They probably got a bollocking from Google saying that they are allowing too many crap articles and if they don't clean up their act they will drop in rankings. Just protecting their own back.
     
  3. drax2009

    drax2009 Registered Member

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    Yeah your both right, just pi$$es me off - felt better tho'
     
  4. mirrorer

    mirrorer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    This is not possible
     
  5. theleadsource

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    I am also a premium publisher with ezine and my articles, like yours, are generally shorter in order to get the reader to the resource box and my links.

    I didn't get that email but I did have a bunch (43 actually) get removed from the most read section because they were less than 400 words.

    Now, I just write the articles so the length is no less than 400 words and play the game that way. Although I am ticked that they removed those articles from the most read section, it appears that they did that to any article under the 400 word threshold.

    It's just time to retool and work their program that way.

    And I agree about the lack of quality that you mentioned in your email to Ben... ezine has some real stinkers in their database.
     
  6. Biscut

    Biscut Regular Member

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    Why is this not possible? Google did this to Squidoo. Who's to say Google won't do this to any other site they feel is providing useless or spam content that contributes to a bad user experience.

    They banned a large number of Adwords accounts for one reason or another. These are the people who give them money!!! If they're willing to drop paying customers they sure as hell will drop organic listings that they feel don't meet their level of quality.