[Clipart] [marketing] Link to OpenClipart.org today!
horkana at maths.tcd.ie
Tue Jul 12 12:19:57 PDT 2005
On Tue, 12 Jul 2005, Stephen Silver wrote:
> Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 19:06:06 +0100
> From: Stephen Silver <ocalocal at btinternet.com>
> To: Open Clip Art Library list <clipart at lists.freedesktop.org>
> Subject: Re: [Clipart] [marketing] Link to OpenClipart.org today!
> Alan Horkan wrote:
> > Jon Phillips shamelessly pimping OpenClipart.org in his journal
> (For anyone who didn't see it, this consisted of 40 identical
> links to www.openclipart.org.)
> I'd just like to point out that this was a really bad idea.
> Far from improving the Google ranking of openclipart.org,
> this sort of thing could consign it to Google oblivion.
> Google is not as dumb as it used to be, and it doesn't take
> kindly to being spammed.
Yes but memes and googlebombs still work which is why a good wide spread
of one or two links from a lot of different places is what we really want.
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