Why Nofollow Isn’t Such A Bad Thing

Small Business Mavericks

Even today, many bloggers and webmasters are suspicious of nofollow links. Certainly, you don’t want all your inbound links being nofollow, but does it really hurt if some of them are? You’re getting paid – A few online markets are now starting to pay guest bloggers for unique content. If you receive $50 or $100 for your article, does that nofollow link really matter?

NoFollow Links in Press Releases? How To Revise Your Press Release Strategy

Bill Hartzer

Therefore, all links in press releases should have the nofollow attribute added to the links, so that the press release does not pass any SEO ( Search Engine Optimization ) value to the website it’s linking to. It was specifically asked if all links in press releases need to be nofollowed or just “links with optimized anchor text” in press releases need to be nofollowed.” Make a list of the top media sites in your industry, as well as bloggers.

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7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

Nofollow links to sites with which you don’t want/need to share link equity. Large sites like Wikipedia don’t really get much of a search engine ranking boost when you link to them, so you may as well save your precious link equity by using a nofollow link , which tells the search engines not to follow the link (and therefore not to transfer any of your link equity to that page). Writing solid content is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to marketing a successful blog.

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Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint

Kikolani

There are lots of great guest blogging and blogger outreach networks available to bloggers who are looking for fresh content for their sites and businesses who want to connect with bloggers in their industry. The downsides to some of the pre-existing networks include price, difficulty navigating the platform, and (for bloggers) opening the door to lost of unwanted spammy requests by businesses not even relevant to your industry. The Benefits of PostJoint for Bloggers.

A Simple and Non-Scary Guide to HTML for Bloggers

ProBlogger

Like me when I started, many bloggers think HTML is complicated or intimidating. Today, I’ll explain what HTML is, what it looks like, how it works, and why it’s important for bloggers to have a basic grasp of it. Like me when I started, many bloggers think HTML is complicated or intimidating. Today, I’ll explain what HTML is, what it looks like, how it works, and why it’s important for bloggers to have a basic grasp of it. Nofollow Links.

Paid Bloggers Still Get Google Downgrades

Bare Feet Studios

Bloggers who had earned a decent or better Page Rank saw their status tank to zero once Google realized they were being being paid for certain posts by advertisers. Bloggers who are compensated can use the “nofollow&# tag within their outbound links to keep those links from being tagged by Google as paid content. I wonder how many bloggers and paying advertisers address this detail specified in their contracts?

Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be Written by Glen, this post has 63 Comments When I analysed the most tweeted blog posts ever, I found that Twitter users like posts that are around 1,100 words long. I’m not a blogger who will guess numbers and just throw stats out there, so I decided to do an in-depth analysis. This is really a valuable post for bloggers.

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World

ProBlogger

So you might be asking what more can be written about link building for bloggers? Bloggers have an advantage that static and retail websites don’t. Link-building strategies for bloggers. Links can do this regardless of whether or not they contain the “nofollow” attribute, contain redirects, come from a site with a high PageRank , and so on. If you know a blogger who writes a lot of guest posts, search for their name and Google+ on Google.

Quora Marketing Guide 101: How to Promote Your Brand on Quora the Right Way

Webbiquity SMM

Quora links can provide referral traffic to your domain, but because they’re nofollow links, they’re useless for SEO. For example, this blogger linked to my Grammarly discount page from his Quora answer. But since the link is nofollow that doesn’t help with my SEO.

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The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis

Kikolani

To quickly determine if a link is dofollow or nofollow, you can install the Chrome Nofollow extension, which will highlight all nofollow links. Whenever you come to a site that links out to external sources with nofollow links, it will look like in the screenshot below. While nofollow links will not have an adverse impact on your SEO performance, they will not improve your rankings either. Meta nofollow.

How Much It Costs to Publish on Top Media Websites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, and BuzzFeed.com

Bill Hartzer

Well, I found out what one particular blogger charges to get your content published on top media websites. In order for your link profile to look more natural, it’s best to have a mix of links with the nofollow attribute on them as well as links without the nofollow link attribute on them. I received the info from a writer/blogger who offers these services.

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SEO in 2018, Which Practices You Should Avoid and Why.

Social Media Marketing

SEO is a never-ending race and marketers and bloggers know that. The guy wrote: “I recently commented on another thread regarding this, and I just did a double-take and Reddit comments indeed appear to not have the "nofollow"-relation? In order to achieve success in the SEO world, it's important to stay updated on Google's changes, impact and new avenues, therefore, these are some important pieces of advice on which practices you should avoid while optimising your content online.

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The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis

Kikolani

To quickly determine if a link is dofollow or nofollow, you can install the Chrome Nofollow extension, which will highlight all nofollow links. Whenever you come to a site that links out to external sources with nofollow links, it will look like in the screenshot below. While nofollow links will not have an adverse impact on your SEO performance, they will not improve your rankings either. Meta nofollow.

Go Beyond Blogging – Multi-Channel Marketing via Online Media

ProBlogger

I’m not surprised if bloggers claim that 40-60 percent of their traffic come from search engines. Contest is an effective way to generate buzz around the blogosphere, especially if you are able to have other bloggers and influencers blog about it. Bloggers often hold contests or group projects to encourage others to blog about certain topics. Even though you have great content, it can be hard to get links from other bloggers when you are getting started.

Lessons to learn from Blekko and T-Shirt marketing

The Way of the Web

They’re not necessarily A-list bloggers, and they’re chuffed enough to post an article with a link to Blekko and Blekko gear. I’m not a heavyweight tech blogger, and tend to be somewhere above average on most of the ranking services I’m registered on – e.g. AdAge, Technorati, Wikio, PostRank etc, etc.

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VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » ViperChill » VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan VIP Access: The VIPerchill Business Plan Written by Glen, this post has 108 Comments It’s never a good sign when a blogger disappears for weeks, “neglecting&# their readers and doesn’t take the time to give a reason why. In fact, I would love to know what most bloggers are getting up to. I think this could really benefit both photographers and bloggers in a big way.

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Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 83 Comments Andrew @ Blogging Guide says: June 21, 2010 at 10:54 am I used to love StumbleUpon. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator

Kikolani

If you write for a lot of different websites like I do, whether it is as a guest blogger or freelance writer , then you have probably struggled with finding a way to share your latest posts from all of those sites with your audience. If you are a guest blogger or freelance writer, I hope you give this plugin a try to create an automated latest posts portfolio page.

Online Reputation Management For Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Harp Interactive

TV); enlist popular bloggers to avoid Google Clustering. Create Wikipedia articles, electronic press releases; leave comments on forums and blogs even those with <nofollow> attributes. The web is an great platform for publicity; unfortunately not all of it is positive! If you have a website that depends on traffic from search engines then your reputation is vulnerable to external forces.

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality

Kikolani

Bloggeries – Bloggeries Blog Forum is a place for bloggers to discuss blogging. Latest blog post links are nofollow. You're reading 3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger.

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Your Link Building Guide for 2018

Razor Social

Nofollow links also matter. Some links, for example, the ones from blog comments may have the rel=”nofollow” attribute. <a <a rel=”nofollow” href=” [link] “>Example of nofollow link</a> Any paid links must have the rel=”nofollow” attribute to comply with Google’s guidelines. The nofollow attribute gives search engines instructions not to follow the link.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

However, what I see many bloggers do, newbie bloggers in particular, is not really knowing how to use the resources Kristi and so many other bloggers provide to maximize their link building efforts. And yes, you need a mixture of both Dofollow and Nofollow links, because that’s what natural link building looks like. How do you know whether a blog is Do or Nofollow? This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review

Kikolani

It also provides an insight if links are juicy or nofollow, and PR of the domain. You''re reading Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. But it’s not a secret. Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

In some cases like Yahoo, the links within syndicated content are nofollow (and they often point to Yahoo tracking URLs with 302 redirects) and thus do not pass SEO value. While links within press releases may not have much direct SEO value, including links to specific pages calls their attention to journalists, bloggers and others who may come across the release. Blogger and influencer outreach.

Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog

Razor Social

The type of links displayed are: NoFollow – These links pretty much have no value to your website in terms of SEO. For example, most links from blog comments are NoFollow because too many spammers were using comments to get links. Write better content and get to know the bloggers in your niche so they start linking to you. When was the last time you analyzed the inbound links pointing to your blog? Google is looking at your link profile, so you should be too!

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

I was added here as a contributor to Famous Bloggers, and my profile has already brought in some traffic, as well as connections and reviews from other awesome bloggers like Hesham, Andrew , Danny , Francisco , Julie , Meena , Arijit , and Antonia. There are a number of great networks specifically built for bloggers for the purpose of bookmarking, forums, groups, and networks.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Old City Bar & Happy Holidays

Kikolani

Nofollow blogs vs. Dofollow blogs. Blogging errors WordPress.com bloggers should avoid. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, an Old City Bar, and the week in review at kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. The fine line between blog visitors success and failure. 6 powerful reasons everyone should have a blog. Has your blog content been stolen ?

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5 Tips to Land Quality Press Links Using HARO

Kikolani

The final thing you should look for is whether or not their links are Dofollow or Nofollow. That being said, even a Nofollow link can earn you a massive amount of referral traffic if the site is popular. You're reading 5 Tips to Land Quality Press Links Using HARO , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. A great way of getting quality links is by using the HARO platform.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

SEO benefits: Many social media bookmarking sites use NOFOLLOW tags that limit the outbound link value of posts made on their sites, but there are still many leading sites that allow DOFOLLOW tags — including Friendfeed, Digg, and Mixx. You can also benefit from posting to bookmarking sites that use NOFOLLOW tags if people read your posts and link back to your Web site. Social Media is one thing that has given a new platform for bloggers to get some traffic.

Are Blog Comments Still Worthwhile … Or Are They a Waste of Time?

ProBlogger

A decade ago, new bloggers were often advised to leave comments on other blogs to start building traffic to their own blog. Reason #2: You Want to Connect With the Blogger (and/or Their Readers). This is why many bloggers have for leaving comments, but it’s not the best one.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More

Kikolani

Beginner bloggers vs. probloggers – when do you become an expert. Elements of a distinctive blogger. 25 Twitter backgrounds of famous bloggers. And on the Dofollow blog, I will discuss the reason nofollow still matters. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Hawaiaan relaxation & meditation, and what to expect next week on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

17 CommentLuv Enabled Blogs to Visit

Kikolani

FamousBloggers is a great site to find lots of informative bloggers who know how to educate their readers on the art of blogging , social networking , and making money online. Blogger Cori Padgett also wrote a great post here on self promotion without being a narcissist. Tycoon Blogger serves up a great line of posts to help monetize your blog and then promote it as well as reviews on products that will help you do both.

How Sponsored Posts Can Ruin Your Blog

ProBlogger

More bloggers accept guest posts for their sites. In exchange, the blogger will allow the blogger at least one backlink to promote their own website. Guest blogging is a great opportunity for both the blogger and the guest author to receive exposure and share ideas. Most bloggers are more than happy to receive free content to their site and offer a backlink in return. A blogger will not generally pay nor receive money for a traditional guest post.

How to Promote Your Business, Blog or Website on Twitter

Kikolani

So, without further ado, here are some ways you can use Twitter for promotion, with some examples for businesses and bloggers / article writers. Article / Blog Post Promotion: If you’re a social media blogger, send a link to a post Twitter tips. One thing to keep in mind is that, with Google’s new social search capabilities, even though the links in your tweets are nofollow, the tweet itself is being noticed for keyword value.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Li comes down a bit hard on PR agencies; true, most of them are ham-handed when it comes to social media, mass-blasting out press releases to bloggers (Li offers an excellent guide to conducting blogger outreach the right way in chapter 11) and generally treating social media like a broadcast channel. In chapter 37, she almost seems to defend the insidious nofollow tag , which has outlived whatever useful life it once had and should be banished.

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The best tips for online writing with reference to famous celebrities (Article for training purposes)

The Way of the Web

You can also email the bloggers and website owners who run sites in your area of expertise and ask if they’d be interested in linking to your article, quoting from it, or even offering to guest post for them. The important thing is not to spam either your social networks or fellow bloggers, and not to worry too much about whether links are DOFollow or NOFollow – a natural ratio of incoming links includes both, so you’ll look like a spammer if you only have one.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Your Input Wanted & More

Kikolani

7 traits of highly successful bloggers. How Blog Engage can help you as a blogger. 33 beautiful social media icon sets for designers and bloggers. Why nofollow still matters. How one blogger increased PageRank from 0 to 4 in 21 days. Next week on Kikolani, I have two guest posts on WordPress plugins that increase traffic and how one blogger got 200 subscribers in the first month of blogging.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

NoFollow Certain Pages I did say there may be some tactics that people frown upon in this post, and this is the first. The Nofollow attribute was first introduced by search engines to help stop spam on the web from ranking in search results. That’s why, by default, all links to commenters on your blog are automatically nofollowed. Similarly, I nofollow links to my about page, my category links and my RSS feed. I use Blogger. Home What the F ?

23 WordPress Plugins I Use: Part 5

Ari Herzog

Subscribe to Comments is one of my favorite plugins, and one that I wish every WordPress blogger employed. This is not entirely true, for what really needs to occur is the “nofollow&# attribute that WordPress adds to comment links must be turned off. Three notes before continuing. First: The following plugins only apply for self-hosted WordPress blogs. Second: Some plugins are unique to blogs like mine that run on Thesis ( affiliate link ).

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

And some blog owners code their site to use the “nofollow” tag, which tells Google to ignore any links in comments.But heh, be a friend and leave a blogger a comment! The latest Google search algorithm update (nicknamed Penguin) has moved strongly towards the long held principles of “organic seo.” ” Our company started building websites in 1996.