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Google Penalty?

K

kennington71

New Member
Hi All,

I've been sending out free product samples for bloggers to review my products, to try to get our business name out there.
  • I thought asking bloggers for a review would be fine, as long as I'm not asking for a link. I see google's exact words on link schemes include "Sending someone a free product in exchange for them writing it and including a link"
  • I've also seen a Google article which seems to put the onus on bloggers to ensure the links are a no-follow and articles are marked as gifted
Do you think I am likely to be penalised by Google for sending products out for review? The bloggers are linking back to me, but I'm not specifically asking for links, just a review.

I'm totally confused and worried that all the work i've done will actually negatively affect my website!

Any advice greatly appreciated.
 
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