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Is Forum Sponsorship with ******** link allowed by Google?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by dizen, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. dizen

    dizen Regular Member

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    Hiya Folks,

    I have an automotive forum site and would like to setup dedicated forums for sponsors on index page. Sponsors can post their product offerings on forums for sponsors plus they will get ******** text links to their websites from the index page of my forum . Ofcourse they will be all auto merchants , meaning related links. I will not links to to viagra merchants for example.

    Is this allowed by G? I don't want to get ranking penalty from Google?Any of you are forum owners?

    Here's an example of what I mean. Please open mitsubishi-forums dotcom and scroll down to the supporting vendors forums. It's not my site but I want to setup something like that.
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    Thx,
    Andy
     
  2. kazhkaz

    kazhkaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    It is not allowed by Google but I don't think that it will harm your site unless there will be lots of links.
     
  3. dizen

    dizen Regular Member

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    I want to allocate 10 links for sponsors
     
  4. kazhkaz

    kazhkaz Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Then it should cause problems for you but the link buyers (donators) could have SERP drop or raise. I would suggest to leave links only on the homepage.
     
  5. dizen

    dizen Regular Member

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    Thx mate, okay , what if I make the links nofollow . Will this make my plan compliant with G?
     
  6. antsaoo

    antsaoo Supreme Member

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    Well google isn't going to give fuck if you have few links for related websites car forum -> car parts and stuff merchants. Many forums have such sections for sponsors. Just do it.
     
  7. dizen

    dizen Regular Member

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    Forbes was busted for selling links ...