Google Farmer’s False-Negatives and
Let’s Get Some Examples

Ken’s Blog

A friend sent me an article that cracked me up. Someone was making fun of content farms.

So if you ever wanted to strike gold (or even if you didn’t) – if you want to understand what a content farm is – read this post…

The author also makes an important (and equally hilarious) announcement – a brand new website dedicated to “the content farm”…

The new site’s at…

Hilarious stuff.… Read more

Google’s Big Pap Attack, Part 2

Ken's Blog

This was not supposed to be Part 2. It was not supposed to exist at all, actually. But adding this is the only way I can help things make sense to those impacted by the other half of what Google is attempting to do… at the same time, it released its algorithm to fight content farms (except — it seems is not a pap-churner, after all, despite the clear impression to the opposite of thousands of knowledge surfers and Blekko's inclusion of it on their blacklist — but I digress).… Read more

Google’s Big Pap Attack, Part 1

Ken’s Blog

Thirteen days ago, I posted How Google May Knock You Out This Year, And What To Do About It.

That was preceded by a 3-Part Series on “All That Pap”.

Google is indeed off to the races to knock out content farms (BigCo or Little Guy, whoever has a business model that finds keywords that pay well with AdSense, and then creates regurgitated pap on those topics, plus-or-minus even-worse pap that links to the “money pap”).… Read more

“All That Pap” (Part 3): What YOU Can Do About It

Ken’s Blog

Continuing on from “All That Pap” (Part 2)…

Some of the scams and schemes actually work, short-term. (Most don’t, never did.) The sure sign that they will stop working soon is when they are sold publicly.

Public sale of GRQ tells you that the originators are having trouble making money with it, that there is more money in selling it (or giving away information about it and making money through the traffic generated).… Read more

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