I got a warning from Google

Last Update: September 20, 2017

Three days ago I published a blog here at WA. I wanted to share it on Google+. I copied the URL and pasted it on G+, as I had done many times before with the posts from my websites. I instantly got the message 'post shared' but nothing happened. I couldn't see the post on my G+ profile. I automatically repeated the whole process. Nothing.

Since I had noticed before that on the G+ app on my mobile devices the shared posts sometimes appeared with a delay, I decided to wait. The next day I tried once more. Nothing.

I suspected it had something to do with the fact that the link to WA blog is an affiliate link. I even asked a question about it here. As usual, I received help from the amazing WA members and with the use of PrettyLinks (thanks @Loes) I managed to share my WA blog on Google +. Unfortunately, it was there not longer than for an hour (probably less).

The next time I logged into my G+ profile, a warning message popped up: 'Recently you have violated...' They did not specify the reason for sending me this warining.

Since I don't post nudity or violence and my content had been verified as unique, I assume they recognized my post as spam. My best guess is that I included too many WA links (to trainings and blogs of other WA members) in my content, but I may be wrong.

I am not going to try to share my WA blog on G+ again. Who am I to mess with Google?

I got a warning and now I have a word of warning for you. I know many of you share your WA blogs on G+ and don't get any warning messages. That's great! Be careful, though! You don't want to be blocked while trying to promote on Social Media.

Here's an excellent training which you can use to avoid troubles: How to promote on Social Media

Happy sharing and all the best to you!

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telemarktom Premium
Rule number one: do not mess with Google. :)
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MKearns Premium
Ours is not to wonder why. Find out, fix it and reapply!
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Zibul Premium
You're right. I will try to find out. If you mean reapply to G+, I hope there will be no need to do that as I haven't been blocked yet. Thanks:-)
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RHBarlow Premium
I appreciate you sharing this and sorry you had the problem.
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Zibul Premium
No problem and thank you:-)
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GinaMor1 Premium
Thank you so much for sharing!
Cheers Gina
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Zibul Premium
You are most welcome!
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spurway Premium
thanks for sharing, have you thought that you got the warning because you try to repost it too many times, even it did not show. That might be why the warning, would be interesting to know why
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Zibul Premium
Yes, I thought it might be the reason, although in that case I wouldn't know why the posts did not appear on my profile in the first place.
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