Weird sponsored links

by Volker Weber

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Joel had posted this explanation but has since taken it down:

A quick explanation, before you freak out: people who think they are extraordinarily clever sign up as ebay affiliates and then buy entire dictionaries full of keywords on Google. These keywords link back to their site, so they can track it, and then on to ebay. They pay Google a small fee for each clickthrough and earn a small fee from ebay for each sale made on ebay, and profit on the difference.

The race is on. Try to come up with something even weirder.

Comments

Not exactly new, but I've been for sale for quite a while now. As is Neil. Volker isn't for sale though.

Armin Grewe, 2004-12-09

I can't be bought, but I CAN be rented.

Bob Balaban, 2004-12-09

Spam, spam, spam. LOL.

Volker Weber, 2004-12-09

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