Google Penalizes Rap Genius For Shady SEO Tactics

Google Penalizes Rap Genius For Shady SEO Tactics
Google has put the smack down on popular lyrics and annotation site Rap Genius after the search giant discovered that it was using shady SEO (search engine optimization) tricks to boost its rankings in search results. TechCrunch reports that Google Inc …
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Rap Genius Broke Google SEO Rules, Says “Other Lyrics Sites Are Almost
Google has penalized Rap Genius over questionable SEO tactics. These tactics involve a Rap Genius “blog affiliate program”. They posted about the program on their Facebook page, asking interested people with blogs to email founder Mahbod Moghadam.
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Rap Genius' Search Rankings Destroyed By Google, Apologizes For SEO Spam
After learning the startup Rap Genius had been using SEO spam practices to attain top spots is search results, Google retaliated by destroying the lyric site's search rankings, TechCrunch reported. The startup Website, dedicated to the annotation and …
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