Can overly promotional warnings ruin your traffic or $ ?
I have an overly promotional 2+ link warning on a hub. The links are there more than once as they are references. I don't own the pages or have any interest in them - they are government sites and the like.
I know it states if they aren't mine I can ignore the warning. If I do ignore it, will I regret it?
If you have more than 2 links to a commercial site you could well find your traffic negatively impacted when HP unpublishes the hub.
If you really want to keep them, I would write HP and ask for guidance, pointing out that sites with more than two links are all informational (govt, wikipedia, etc.) and not commercial.
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