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Why Paid Links Killed My Professional Services Website!

March 17, 2015 | by Fred Thompson | in Professional Services

A long time ago....

I have been around the Internet for a couple decades now and have seen how professional services websites have evolved over the years. Back in the day (I am dating myself here: the late 1990s, early 2000s) there wasn’t much to websites compared to what we have today. The fact that you even managed to get a website online was monumental and futuristic on many levels. There weren’t many standards for websites in general and you could put all kinds of keywords and links in your pages to affect your SEO rank with Yahoo, Webcrawler, etc. The game then was, more or less, put as many keywords as you wanted on a bunch of pages and link them in/out of your website and BOOM, you are on page #1.

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