If you've been wondering why Google has been cracking down on affiliate marketers AND bloggers (who are just using all the tools available to them) then check out my take on it and why I agree with Google.
Google Doesn't Have A Sugar Daddy
Since the free Google services - from search to mail to apps - is something we all use online, many of us tend to forget that Google is a physical entity. It's an actual business, with employees and bills to pay, servers to buy and maintain...so it has expenses.
In it's most basic form and at it's most highest priority is Google being a search engine.
Search engines are free to use but are maintained financially by ad placement. If