Welcome to the Small Business Ideas Forum! We are a community of over 100,000 small business folks with over 163,000 posts for you to browse. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest forum you will find and we'd love to have you as a member of our community. Please take a moment and register for a free account. If you need any help, please contact Chris Logan.

Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

Go Back   Small Business Ideas Forum > Small Business Marketing - Online > Search Engine Optimization
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 8th June 2009, 10:26 AM   #1
ktaylor310
VIP Contributor
 
ktaylor310's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 373
Default Can Adwords Effect Organic Listing Categories?

I understand that Adwords & organic listings are supposed to be completely separate - in that buying Adwords in no way boosts your natural listing, but here's my question.

If a client were to have signed up for adult adwords (at least one of which was categorized as non-family) would this effect the way his site is perceived by Google?

I'm wondering how adult adwords fit into the whole "bad neighborhood" penalities, etc. If you are consistently bringing in traffic from bad neighbors and adult sites via the ads, does Google eventually tag your site as non-family/adult and not list it in normal searches even if there is no adult content on your site?

__________________
Kim Taylor
KimiWeb :: Web Design ~ Graphic Art
ktaylor310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Register or log in to remove this ad.
Old 8th June 2009, 10:48 AM   #2
Jack16
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 101
Default

Exactly I don't know whether there will be effect on it or not with adult adword ads.

But I hope there will be definitely an effect on the site which is getting the traffic through adult sites....

__________________
Sales outsourcing Provider For Small Business - www.sales-marketing-outsourcing.com
Jack16 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th June 2009, 01:29 PM   #3
ktaylor310
VIP Contributor
 
ktaylor310's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 373
Default

Follow up - this is the advice that Danny Sullivan gave me:

[email protected] buying adult adwords shouldn't tag a site as adult in organic listings.

__________________
Kim Taylor
KimiWeb :: Web Design ~ Graphic Art
ktaylor310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th June 2009, 02:07 PM   #4
ktaylor310
VIP Contributor
 
ktaylor310's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 373
Default

Still skeptical though... If you choose automatic placement, let Google scan & choose your network (including some pretty gross sites) and those sites run ads and you bring in searches from those ads (keyphrases turning up in your stats) how can you not be linking to bad neighbors?

In the end, I am just trying to figure out (possibly in vain) if rankings are low because of bad neighboring penalty. And if that's the case, is it possible that occurred via his choice of adwords...

__________________
Kim Taylor
KimiWeb :: Web Design ~ Graphic Art
ktaylor310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th June 2009, 06:37 PM   #5
phanio
VIP Contributor
 

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 261
Default

Just know that google knows more than you think they do. If you are concerned that it will affect your site - change it. There are better ways.

__________________
Business Money Today - Small Business Loans
phanio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th June 2009, 08:03 PM   #6
ktaylor310
VIP Contributor
 
ktaylor310's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 373
Default

Not MY site, I'm doing a website review. I am tracking down cause and recommending change. Wanted to make that REALLY clear. I hate adult sites & do not design them. I also do not use any form of blackhat SEO.

__________________
Kim Taylor
KimiWeb :: Web Design ~ Graphic Art
ktaylor310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th June 2009, 02:09 PM   #7
ktaylor310
VIP Contributor
 
ktaylor310's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 373
Default

Still looking for good advice here

__________________
Kim Taylor
KimiWeb :: Web Design ~ Graphic Art
ktaylor310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th June 2009, 02:15 PM   #8
Logan
Administrator
 

Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Colorado
Posts: 8,048
Default

no they do not

There are a lot of things google could do like you describe, but it is an FCC issue. The regulations in the United States dictate that the paid advertising cannot impact organic results ... unless google labels them so.

Danny's advice is solid, as always.

__________________
Search Engine Guide - Small Business Guide to Search Marketing
Small Business Brief - Small Business Ideas Forum, Articles & News
Logan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th June 2009, 05:01 PM   #9
ktaylor310
VIP Contributor
 
ktaylor310's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 373
Default

Thanks Logan. I re-read my post and it sounded like I was saying Danny didn't give me good advice That's the LAST thing I meant to imply. We were twittering & I didn't have enough room to explain my whole question. I didn't mean I was looking for "good" advice (a poor choice of words) just "more advice", more explanation.

I was wondering about how purchasing adult Adwords works in light of the whole bad neighboring policy. Sorry!

__________________
Kim Taylor
KimiWeb :: Web Design ~ Graphic Art
ktaylor310 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply   

Bookmarks


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Google AdWords Tips From The Expert AskRex Pay Per Click Advertising 15 4th April 2010 10:35 PM
Can My Business Use AdWords? lzw95071 Pay Per Click Advertising 4 25th September 2007 06:16 PM
Kanoodle (?!) vs. Adwords and Yahoo SM tearles Pay Per Click Advertising 13 5th February 2006 05:32 PM



Thread Tools

Get Updates
RSS Feeds:
RSS Feed for Search Engine Optimization RSS for this Category Only: Search Engine Optimization

RSS Feed for Small Business Ideas Forum RSS for Entire Forum
Forum Rules


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Small Business Ideas Forum


 
At Your Business - Small Business Directory
Free Business Forms - Prewritten Documents
 
Search Engine Guide
Small business guide to search marketing

 
Small Business Brief
Fetching the Best Small Business Info


Free Links - Free Advertising
Free Guide - Online Directory



Advertise your business here
Contact us for more details!


Semantic Juice
Register now to access free Quick SEO service!


Rocket Lawyer
Sign up for free 7 day trial. Boost your biz!


Buy UPC Codes
Get your products listed online!




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018 - Privacy