Saturday, January 31, 2009

Alert: Google Penalty Under Way for Floral Related Websites IF….

If you have a link on your website that links OUT to the following URL with your web-address included in the middle portion:

Your website is at very high risk of experiencing a Google penalty. A number of sites have experienced a penalty in the last 5 days.

Solution: Remove the link from your website immediately. 

Reason: Google has identified the network associated with the root as spam. By linking out to you are identifying your website as part of the bad neighborhood.

NOTICE: Many Eflorist and FTDFLORISTONLINE websites appear to be involved due to individual websites owners seeking optimization assistance from the Search Engine Firm associated with (link goes to the whois data base regarding who owns

Update-2: Perform a site command in Google to view more florists than what is listed below by clicking here 

Update-1: The following are just a few of the flower shops I found that are at high risk of incurring a Google penalty:

Alice's Flower Shop
Bethel Connecticut Florist

Chandler's Flowers
Durham North Carolina Florist

Expressions Florist
Placentia California Florist

Fletchers Flowers
Latham NY Florist

Floral Fantasies
Dallas Florist

Flower Kingdom
Phoenix Arizona Florist

Flowers by Lady Di
Alliston Ontario Florist

Inland Flowers
San Bernardino California Florist

Mills the Florist 
Mills the Florist in Palo Alto California

Orginally Yours
Saginaw Michigan Florist

Presidential Flowers 
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Florist for Philadelphia PA flowers

Quinn's Blooms & Greenery
Cobourg Ontario Florist

The Gateway Florist
Annapolis Maryland Florist

Towers Flowers
Long Island NY Florist

Suspended In Time
Flower Preservation Services

The Hidden Garden Floral Designs

Dogwood Tree
Raleigh’s premier event design

English Garden Raleigh

Always In Bloom
Wilmington North Carolina Florist

Anthurium Gardens Florist
Miami Florist

B&B Florist
Chandler Arizona Florist

B.c.B's Flowers & More
Dover, DE florist shop and fresh flower arrangements

Blooming Scents
Serving Ottawa

Hearts and Flowers
Charlottetown Flower Shop

Suzan M Flora's
San Diego California Florist


Anonymous said...

Funny must have not really checked ...every ranking I looked at the site was on the first page if not the number one answer? i wish google would give me a penalty like that...

Mark McFall said...

Some of the sites on that list are no longer apart of the link scheme....hence, ranking has returned.