I apologize to all of you for the little secret I am about to reveal, but things have gotten out of hand.
If you’ve ever linked to a post at the Official Google Blog, you’ve noticed that each post displays a list of blogs linking to it. Popular posts can send a nice chunk of visitors to your blog – all for just including a link back to the Google blog.
Unfortunately, I think we’re about to see the end of this free traffic, as spammers have also figured this out.
Spotted at this post.
Carrie Underwood posts – which leads to a spam site. Just about every recent post has at least one spam link.