Paid Inclusion

Paid inclusion is a search engine marketing product where the search engine company charges fees related to inclusion of websites in their search index. The use of paid inclusion is controversial and paid inclusion's popularity has decreased over time among search engines.
Posts about Paid Inclusion
  • The Privatization of Local Search

    … that are proprietary and dedicated, even if indirectly, toward earning revenue for the companies that run them. If Google and others of these companies offer many local search services for free to consumers and businesses, the motive isn’t altruism — it’s eyeballs. More people attracted to free services means more people signing up for paid services and more…

    Damian Rollison/ Street Fightin Social Google- 15 readers -
  • 3 SEO Predictions I made in 2005 – Was I Right? What About 2015?

    … I gave my first public presentation about online marketing just under 10 years ago for MIMA (Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association) called “Search Engine Smarts – Organic, PPC, SEO, Blog – What Does it All Mean?”. It was at the J.J. Hill Library in Saint Paul early one morning and about 60 people showed up. To say I was nervous…

    Lee Odden/ TopRank®in Paid Search SEO- 17 readers -