This equates to 55 views per article but this is over a 2 year period. expert=Yuliya_Mironova So annually her articles have been viewed an average of 27 times per year.
He even goes so far as to give him/her a link to the article in question. A-Guide-To-Using-Twitter-For-Marketing-Your-Business&id=5363564 It is not actually a bad article but the very existence of this article and backlinks back to the questioners site is what causes the harm in Google's eyes. Because it breaks one of the cardinal rules of Google webmaster guidelines-the attempt to manipulate page rank or popularity by obtaining forced or contrived back links.
Can you imagine the damage caused to your site by multiple, even hundreds, articles from article directories like Ezine Articles.com, Go Articles.com, Articles etc.
John Mu is a Google employee, a Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google Switzerland, and moderator of one of the forums at Google Webmaster Central.
In this thread on the Google Groups Webmaster Forum for the first time, Mu confirms to a questioner that one of the causes of her website domain being penalized is the presence of backlinks from sites like Ezine
Only if your article was planted on the home page of the site would you see any seo benefit. As explained on this page already, you will see very little traffic to your article and the viewing figures have fallen drastically. And as outlined above Google is now penalizing sites which attempt to manipulate search engine rankings through article marketing on article directories.