We're #36 on "100 Best Blogs for Studying the Ocean"

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  1. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    It is an honor to make a list like this but considering TONMO's specialty nature, it is OUTSTANDING!!!! :band:
     
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    This is spam. It's a way to get legitimate sites like TONMO to link to sketchy ones trying to boost their SEO ranking for "online education" programs. It's a never-ending battle.
     
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    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    The thought did cross my mind, pretty strongly in fact -- but I concluded that at least right now it seems harmless enough and it does offer a pretty good list, after all. Here was the note:

    A pretty soft touch for real spam, I thought. Looking through the site, I can't find anything bad. Yes, they are trying to boost traffic, but people trying to build sites *do* want to do that, so that's necessarily a sign of spam. I don't disagree that it's a bit suspicious. This will be a good test... let's check back on this periodically, and see what comes of it!
     

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