29 May '12, 7pm

iAcquire: We’re Abandoning Paid Links

iAcquire: We’re Abandoning Paid Links

Last week, iAcquire found itself accused of purchasing links for clients . Google seemed convinced, banning iAcquire from its index. Now, iAcquire says that it will no longer purchase links for new clients and will phase out paid links for existing customers and campaigns. “In certain cases, we have allowed finanical compensation to develop links, not as our only tool but one of them,” said Joe Griffin, cofounder and partner with iAcquire , when I spoke with him earlier today. “Effectively immediately, we’ve removed that tool from our toolset. We’ve issued a company-wide memo and told everyone that the usage of financial compensation as a tool to build links is strictly prohibited.” The company has also posted similar news to its blog. Neither Griffin nor that post use the phrase “paid links,” preferring instead to say “financial compensation” as a euphemism for purchasing...

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