12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. Be sure to build trust by adding value to the community consistently over time. 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.

HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Noindex and Nofollow. Any irrelevant pages like terms of use, PDF files, privacy policy, and sitemaps should be nofollowed. Use your own discretion as to other pages you may want to nofollow. Site search results should also be nofollowed and noindexed. Site search results can be indexed, and will create duplicate content issues if you don’t add the nofollow and noindex attributes to them. This is a guest post by Harrison Jones.

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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. Business 2 Community.

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

Kikolani

You can use the settings option for WP RSS Aggregator to configure features such as limit the number of posts shown on each page, limit the number of feed items stored from each feed source, make the links nofollow, and whether you would like the new links to open in a new page. Some sites, like Search Engine Watch and Business 2 Community place your author-specific RSS link on your page using the standard RSS icon.

My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

Blog comments have long been one way of creating community between bloggers, whether or not those comments are seo-friendly ‘do follow’ links or ‘no follow’ If someone posts a great comment on my site, I’d like them to get the small reward of a direct link to their site, if anyone wants to find out more. And judging by the SEOMOz toolbar’s ‘NoFollow’ indicator, the Facebook comments are followed links back to Facebook everytime.

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

Kikolani

Introduction to blog communities – a beginners guide. Nofollow blogs vs. Dofollow blogs. 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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Do Social Signals Drive SEO?

Convince & Convert

All the social media sites NoFollow such links, which acts as an instruction to the search engines to not pass PageRank through those links. Participate in related communities in social media. You just hit hit publish on that great new blog post. What a great feeling! Being the savvy content marketer you are, you now set out to to bring an audience to that post. You immediately go to all your social media profiles and share about it with a link.

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

What does it really take to build a hustling and bustling blog with a thriving and active community around it? 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? Personally, I use SEOBook Toolbar (free download), which has a function to highlight Nofollow links on any given page. This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

Scribnia is an excellent blogging community that lets you connect with and review other blog writers. If you’re active in forums, such as Bloggeries , ProBlogger , or other blogging communities, be sure to add your blog to your forum signature. Even if it is nofollow or not visible to the public, you will get some significant traffic from other members if you are a valuable contributor.

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ViperChill Monthly Report 3

Viper Chill

ViperChill has been ‘relaunched’ now for 2 and a half months and the community has grown by over 1,000 subscribers in this time which amazes me. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 28 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: January 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm Congrats for your website grow! I must say that your energy is contagious and it’s people like you that drive the community. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint

Kikolani

They simply allow you to connect with businesses on your own terms and even suggest that if you want to accept payment for placing content, you should follow Google’s rules of using nofollow with any links added in sponsored content. You can choose to place your content on blogs with active communities. When you work with link building agencies, the goal to guest blogging is to get a link, not to get the business exposure in an active blogging community.

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

The blog platform, as an open source community, is collectively shared by anyone and everyone who contribute code and provide feedback about what works and what needs improvement. function do_follow_commenters($output) { return str_replace(” rel=’external nofollow’”, “”, $output); } add_filter(‘get_comment_author_link’, ‘do_follow_commenters’); Do you use any of these plugins? Plug photo by Adam Mulligan on Flickr. One of the neat aspects about WordPress is nobody owns it.

What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You

Navolutions

Endorsing other local businesses is a great way to show who’s a real, active member of the community, and who doesn’t like sending customers to their favorite business? If one site needs more SEO help than the other, your webmaster can help you set up one of them as a “nofollow” link. R5GJNQWPUEK8 . Pop culture has an obsession with all powerful computer nerds.

Should We Continue To Trust Google? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

I thought Google had added a nofollow algorithm for article directories and that it wouldn’t count those links because the idea is to get your links from publishers who use your articles rather than to rely on links from the directories. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways

Convince & Convert

Digg is great for traffic generation, and while not the powerhouse it once was, is still a large community. While comments and any links you include in your description will have the rel=”nofollow” attribute, YouTube gives you a link in your profile that is devoid of no – follow. Google optimization is based on the premise that the more people that like to your website, the more valuable it must be and the higher ranking it deserves in search results.

10 SEO Tactics That No Longer Work (If They Ever Did) | Small.

Small Business Mavericks

PageRank Sculpting – A few SEOs taught a couple of years ago that you could increase your link popularity to your best pages by adding a nofollow attribute to links pointing to your terms of service and privacy policy pages. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More

Kikolani

8 things to avoid when building a community. 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. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. Reasons to love CommentLuv blogs. Beware of scraped comments and fake trackback.

17 CommentLuv Enabled Blogs to Visit

Kikolani

It is a friendly community that knows the importance of interacting with readers by responding to comments and reaching out to find quality writers to share a new wealth of information on how to succeed at blogging. Also, don’t miss the best blogroll plugin that adds nofollow to your blogroll everywhere on your site but the homepage, making those links that much stronger. Scribnia – a blogging community where readers can review writers.

Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Elevating the Enterprise 2.0 Conversation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

community is uniquely prepared to solve. nofollow. Ross Mayfields Weblog. Markets, Technology & Musings. « Techmeme Persistent Search Feeds | Main. Enterprise 2.008 » June 12, 2008. Elevating the Enterprise 2.0 Conversation. UPDATE: Video of the keynote. My presentation at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. View | Upload your own.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

You can’t just ‘leave your mark’ and expect success…Members of social media communities are no longer swayed by a coupon for 10% off or an invitation to try a new product. 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. Particularly in social media, let the community decide what content has value and what is spam.

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You might also want to see that they are future upstanding members of the community. Tweet Spinner also has a “nofollow&# user list that will algorithmically never follow users who meet certain criteria. Moreover, you can also nofollow people based on their tweets. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager. In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog World Meetups Tweetups and Parties

Kikolani

A look at if an online community was created with different values. 5 ways to use your social profiles for SEO – tips on how followed and nofollowed profiles can help with link credit and more. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Blog World events listing (meetups, tweetups, and parties), and 5 ways to use video for branding on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Vacation Announcement

Kikolani

8 great reasons for private blog groups – great tips on why you should get your writers together, including post promotion and strengthening your community. Scribnia – why you should join this great blogging community. Link building tool interview with Garrett French of Ontolo – shares some free link building tools, plus shares an important aspect of the value of nofollow links.

Do you lose value by turning off comments on a blog?

The Way of the Web

Not only does that mean they’re going to get through anti-spam measures, but it also devalues the conversation that may be occurring, and damages a community which may have taken months and years to slowly build. The usual example is Fred Wilson’s community at avc.com.

7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog

ProBlogger

And by default most WordPress comments sections apply the “nofollow” attribute to all links, so there’s no point in commenting just to create a backlink to your blog. #3: And if you’re not already a member, why not join the ProBlogger Community ? The post 7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. It’s a problem every new blogger faces, and it can seem insurmountable. How do you build an audience when no-one knows who you are?

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

After all, this was the company that introduced the rel=”nofollow” attribute so we could link out to websites without giving them “link juice” That isn’t the real headline for the article – I’ve got to have some fun in these serious posts – but Google have publicly cracked down on pretty much everything when it comes to link building.

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Blogging Etiquette in the Face of a PR Pitch: What Miss Blogging.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, your example omits that in many cases the rate card does *not* at all conflict with FTC guidelines as it does *not* necessarily (certainly never in my case) come with any kind of sponsored post offer – my rate card includes advertising slots in the sidebar available at monthly rates and with the responsible “nofollow&# attribute added. My focus with this blog has always been community.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Your strategies must employ content creation, community management, local/maps optimization, among others. 10 Ethical Ways to Buy Links : While some may argue that you need to nofollow links purchased via paid reviews (which is suggested here), link buying isn’t over and is a great way for many people to get the visibility they feel they deserve and the SEO value that may come from it. Community Management. What Does a Community Manager Do?

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

&]rel=author query parameter and @rel DOES NOT contain nofollow. Jaclyn Freedman is the Community Manager for ClearVoice. This is a guest contribution from Jaclyn Freeman. Who are you? Don’t fret – this isn’t philosophy class and no, we’re not trying to steal your identity. One of the most important things you can do in 2014 as a content creator, is identify who you are as a personal brand by monitoring how you come across online.

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

ProBlogger

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 participate on any social media network, social bookmarking site, community, or forum, you will want to make sure that you have a link to your blog on that website in your profile. Join communities like My Blog Guest. This guest post is by Corey Northcutt of Northcutt.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Roundup of the Top Internet and Social Media Statistics by Awareness Community. Among the most interesting findings in the report, however, were those who failed to learn from the experience of others: 32% said they were adding rel=&# nofollow&# tags to internal links, while 21% were removing them, having realized how little effect this has on SEO.

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging 4 Years Ago

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 88 Comments Vinay says: May 26, 2010 at 11:07 am Great tips Glen! Where my first one has nearly 10x the traffic, it doesn’t have nearly the same amount of interaction from the community. I love how so many bloggers will tell you to write short posts but I know that’s not the community you’re aiming for. All the media forms are available and it is easier than ever to expand a group in to a community. Home What the F ?

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Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 64 Comments Dev | Technshare says: June 1, 2010 at 11:10 am Wow. I bet that we can help the word spread also with all the readers, since this is like one of the most real blogs to read I think we should start forming a nice community of transparency online. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

ViperChill Monthly Report 7 (Ranking for “Viral Marketing”)

Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 52 Comments Stefan | StudySuccessful.com says: May 3, 2010 at 11:07 am Awesome Glen, to see how good life is treating you, while you are busy with other things. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

ViperChill Monthly Report 10 (The Month with Just One Post)

Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 65 Comments Nabeel | Create Your First Website says: August 9, 2010 at 12:08 pm Hi Glen, Awesome stats as always. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 35 Comments Anne Lyken-Garner says: January 11, 2010 at 11:27 am This is great stuff. Well spotted, I hadn’t thought of it in that way (which is why I love this community). Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

I’ve been interviewed about marketing using guest posts over 10 times, I’m mentioned on the homepage of a guest posting community and I’ve written far more of them than I care to remember. Contact Authors – Every blogger should know at least 10 other writers in their community very well. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 107 Comments Diggy - Upgradereality says: December 21, 2009 at 2:26 pm Hey Glen! Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

ViperChill Monthly Report 11

Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. I’m about two weeks away from releasing my first software product, and I can’t wait to see the reaction in the marketing community. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"