Today after one of our users had been very much offended because he had been asked to revise one of his articles, I got inspired to write this…
Listen, I know we are all frustrated that Google is fighting its own monster – links – and we have to suffer from that. But you still care about Google, right? So do we!
Here’s news for you: You are fighting the wrong guys here. We are on your side
At MyBlogGuest we started without editors. We thought publishers and authors would be able to sort this out themselves between each other. We thought the community would edit itself – as publishers are NEVER paid for publishing our glamorous articles, they are supposed to be picky right?
User-generated quality control never happened. We got flooded with low-quality articles that were scaring off good publishers by their overwhelming number (low quality is always easier to notice as it’s easy to produce!)
We’ve stepped in with our set of linking rules NOT because we wanted to somehow limit the freedom of our members but because we had to protect our name and keep our bloggers for YOU.
Some of you realize that:
Some of you think we are just making up new rules because we don’t have better things to do…
Now, I do realize that many of you will never understand our reasoning but this just needed to be said.
We are doing something good here: We build relationships with bloggers through great content we provide them with. Please don’t make it seem like we are breaking Google’s rules!
Currently we are working on something different to provide you with the playground of *real* blogs that care: