Is That Directory Link Unnatural?

by Marie Haynes

What types of directories are seen as sources of paid links?

Fábio Ricotta from Brazil asks: "Will Google consider Yahoo! Directory and BOTW as source of paid links? If no, why is this different from another site that sell links?" Recorded on April 23, 2009.

Are paid directories held to the same standards as paid links?

Why are paid directories not held to the same standards as paid links?" Blind Five Year Old, SF, CA Learn more about link schemes here: Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: More videos: Webmaster Central Blog: Webmaster Central:

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