Does anyone actually bite on blog contributor spam?
I'm not opposed to *relevant* guest posts on a topic-based blog, but when it's obvious that they didn't even look at the site & are just robo-spamming blogs that maybe matched a keyword or something...
I mean, stuff like this:
"I read your article https://speedforce.org/2017/11/crisis-earth-x-conclusion-review/. Your readers might be interested in checking out our resources on machine learning and AI."
@kelsonv i think the theory used to be that they were trying to farm google juice by getting links onto higher-ranking pages.
my guess is it's been basically ineffectual for a very long time, but is still a service you can pay people for.
@brennen Oh wait, I get what you're saying. The spammers aren't making money or getting exposure from the guest posts that don't happen, they're making money selling their service to people who *think* they're going to get guest posts placed somewhere.
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