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Just read this interesting article on why you might not want to use SEO Smart Links plugin.

http://seobraintrust.com/seo-smart-links-penalty/

Basically says be careful not to stuff too many links or you could get penalized by Google.  The author even suggests not using the plugin at all.
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Re: Why you might not want to use SEO Smart Links Plugin for Wordpress
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012, 02:29:40 PM »
I'm not sure what link stuffing is. Can you explain? So, if you don't practice link stuffing (I don't think I do), is it okay?

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Re: Why you might not want to use SEO Smart Links Plugin for Wordpress
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2012, 07:03:09 PM »
I've been looking at this pretty hard. There were multiple examples of people getting penalized for SEO Smart Links. But there were also people using it to recover from the Panda update (http://www.geekbuzzer.com/seo/15-must-have-wordpress-plugins-to-recover-from-google-panda-effect/).

It's all in how you use it. SEO Smart Links is a powerful tool... just be careful.


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