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I hate to break to our PayPerPosters, but Google has just declared war on “Pay-per-Post” and other paidpost networks by letting webmasters report “paid links”.

See:
http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/how-to-report-paid-links/
http://www.techmeme.com/070414/p37#a070414p37/

The Rationale

Just like the failed business model of User/Submitter which was quietly listed for sale on eBay for USD50K, even when it was a profitable venture, Pay-per-Post has similar issues.

The business model of User/Submitter was to game digg the platform Digg, for which its very business depended upon. Its like a sailor digging a hole in a boat to get firewood. Eventually both the sailor and the boat sinks.

Pay-per-post is causing similar issues for Google. The difference is that Google is a much larger boat, and pay-per-post is one of many ‘dumb’ sailors digging holes at different sections of the Google boat.

It doesn’t mean that Pay-per-post is dead, or you won’t make money from PaidPosting as just like User/Submitter, PPP has revenue. But it means that the growth prospects of PPP is limited.