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. Public Relations Search Engine Optimization

7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

It’s important to advantage of search engines by building link equity, flattening your blog, and using other SEO tactics to make sure your content is getting the attention it deserves. Nofollow links to sites with which you don’t want/need to share link equity.

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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

3) NoFollow. You can choose the colors to highlight nofollow and follow links, and which domains/hosts to highlight. Sample reviews: “The nofollow Chrome extension is very simple and highlights the links that are nofollow, directly in your browser.

Why Your Search Engine Optimization Strategy Must Now Include Social Validation

Bill Hartzer

You probably have heard me preach it before: if at all possible, for search engine optimization purposes, your web site should include a blog or other section of your web site that includes articles. The search engines love fresh, unique content–and they love to find new URLs and links.

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HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Onsite optimization of websites is the most important factor in ranking better in search engine results. Bolding and italicizing text within paragraphs will show importance of the phrase to search engines. This will help search engines better understand the content.

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How To: Make Your Links Do Follow Links in Google Plus

Bill Hartzer

Here is a nifty, simple search engine optimization trick that I bet you didn’t know. To show this, I have turned on a Firefox add-on that shows whether or not a link is “nofollow” or not. Those are “nofollow” links.

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

Links help search engines measure your site’s authority. We created pages that included the video and the transcript, and made sure that the direct answer to the question was easily found by users (and search engines) on the page. Image via

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5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

How does social media activity impact search engine optimization? Here are five ways that social media impacts SEO, or more specifically search engine visibility, rankings and traffic: 1.

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How Google Finds and Penalizes Advertorials

Bill Hartzer

Google wants links in advertorials to be tagged with the nofollow attribute and the FTC requires full disclosure. I’m using Search Engine Land in the example above. I would like to note that those text link ads do not appear to have the “nofollow” attribute on them.

Google Reconsideration Request: How to Get a Manual Penalty Lifted

Bill Hartzer

As for links to be nofollowed if they bring you traffic but or paid or sponsored links, or are part of a guest post or advertorial. link building Search Engine Optimization

Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits


Google+ places a heavy emphasis on search engine optimization (SEO), which differentiates it from other social media networks like Facebook and Twitter. . ing, so it’s not surprising that search engines track these indicators.

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Dear Shady SEO Firm: Stop Spreading Rumors about Unnatural Links and Google Penalties

Bill Hartzer

If you could remove this link or add the rel=”nofollow” attribute you would make Google and me very happy. link building Search Engine Optimization Dear Shady SEO Firm: Would you please stop, immediately, from spreading false and untrue rumors about the Google Disavow Tool?

3 Great Safe Alternatives to Guest Blogging

Bill Hartzer

Links in all the content are typically nofollowed and comply with all FTC and Google Webmaster Guidelines. link building Search Engine Optimization

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

For this, it is essential to adhere to search engine requirements such as making all links to sponsor sites nofollow and preventing indexation in Google News. An interesting trend is the increasing influence of user actions and engagement signals on search engine rankings.

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This is Not How You Should Perform Link Cleanups and Link Removals For Your Website

Bill Hartzer

Our client has invested significant time and money in developing the Shopzilla® brand making it instantly recognisable amongst the public as a trustworthy and reputable online comparison shopping engine. link building Search Engine Optimization

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

It could be that your website isn’t properly optimized for search engines. Start a Blog – Search engines love lots of content and fresh stories. Optimize Images – Search engines cannot see images so you need to do some optimization to get them crawled.

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Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review


Web CEO is a search engine optimization software that has a lot of great features. In this post, we’re going to look at how easy it is to research your niche, promote your website, track performance and optimize your web pages for higher search engine rankings in the Web CEO SEO Dashboard.

Why Blogs that Allow Guest Posts Will Be Penalized in 2013


No, you don’t have to put Nofollow tags on every outbound link; Google does not want that. Automatically make all outbound links NoFollow links. Search Engine Optimization blog content Guest PostsThis guest post is by Jeff Foster of WebBizIdeas.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

It looks cheesy, users will tune it out and the engines may discount or disregard those links anyway. Since Outbrain links are paid links, its modules comply with search engine guidelines and do not pass SEO value (a good thing as this protects the participating publishers).

Your Big Brains Can Raise Awareness of Your Organization, Part 1 of 2.


Quora Founder Adam D’Angelo answered a question on Quora asked way back in 2010: Is Quora open to Google or other search engines, and can unregistered users see answers? And of course, if you don’t want to be found on Google or other search engines (why are you still reading?)

The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis


Search Engine Optimization is strongly influenced by the quality of your site’s backlinks and will continue to be for the coming years. To quickly determine if a link is dofollow or nofollow, you can install the Chrome Nofollow extension, which will highlight all nofollow links.

Social Media’s Impact on SEO

Ignite Social Media

All social media sites use NoFollow links, which tells the search engines to not pass PageRank through to those links. Social Channels are Becoming Search Engine’s on their Own.

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

The Way of the Web

Writing online, optimising for search engines and marketing your digital content via social media isn’t rocket science. Search Engine Optimisation social media marketing Uncategorized Writing digital journalism seo social media writing online

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17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

When a search engine robot visits this blog and wants to know how different posts and pages are interconnected, a plugin creates that sitemap. Google XML Sitemaps helps search engine robots know what the site looks like, enabling you to see the best post when searching for a keyword.

Takeaways from Google’s Updated Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide

Bill Hartzer

A while back, I took a long hard look at Google’s first version of the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. I will point out my observations and the big takeaways from this new version, but first, some history about the Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide.

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality


Discuss graphic design, scripting, web hosting issues or search engine optimization. Digital Point – Search engine optimization and marketing forum. Latest blog post links are nofollow.

Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog

Razor Social

If your backlink profile looks unnatural Google will penalize your blog which in turn harms your search engine ranking. UR or URL rating is in direct correlation with Google rankings and pages with high UR usually get better rankings in search engines.

Essential SEO Settings for Every New WordPress Blog


Search engines always look for such a file because it’s the easiest way for them to index all pages that need to be indexed. If your blog has a lot of HTML errors, then you’re making it significantly more difficult for a search engine to visit it and read the content. Search engines look at every page in a search for fragments of text that have any kind of emphasis placed on them. Google and other search engines see those phrases, too.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

5 Ways Twitter Can Be Leveraged for B2B Search Engine Marketing by Search Engine Watch. 5 Great Twitter Track Tools to Organize Followers by Search Engine Journal.

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Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

As I use the software so much and make a lot of my income thanks to search engine traffic, I have come to learn what works best in terms of optimising your Wordpress setup. Title Tags The title tag has long been thought of as the most important on-site factor in telling search engines what your site (or a page) is about. Similarly, you can also add keywords to your tag to tell search engines what your site is about. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

2 Million Backlinks and 15 SEO Answers from Google’s Matt Cutts

Viper Chill

Should we include the rel=”nofollow” by default? You get too focused on search engines and then totally miss social media and for example social media marketing.” I’ve covered some pretty controversial topics in recent weeks when it comes to SEO.

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Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways

Convince & Convert

From a search engine’s perspective, backlinks from another site pointing to yours is a meaningful vote of confidence. As the name implies, the ‘no follow’ tells search engines: if someone tries to build backlinks to their site from here, don’t follow it.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

They have undoubtedly created the world’s most sophisticated search engine. The only thing you would have to care about is that the obvious mission for having these connections is to help each other’s search engine rankings.

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


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.

25 On-Page SEO Keystones to ALWAYS consider

Writtent Blog

However, search engine optimization keeps evolving, and tracking the changes is both smart and necessary. Several studies have shown that articles with a word count of 1,500 or more generally rank higher in search engine results pages.

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


Remember that link building should not just be solely for increasing search engine rankings or building up PageRank. 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. Barry Schwartz of Search Engine Land does a daily news recap covering business, all things search, and social media. Search Engine Optimization backlinks blog traffic

12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business


Increase your search engine rankings: Social media profiles (especially those on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn) frequently rank highly with major search engines. Videos from popular sites like YouTube can also be optimized for indexing by the major search engines.

Network Exclusive: How to Thrive After Penguin 2.1

Viper Chill

Keep in mind that the original Penguin update, launched back in late April 2012, was clearly focused on removing spam from search engine results. They have the funds and the obvious motive to make a search engine that doesn’t play by the same rules across the board. Penguin 2.1

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

Small Business Mavericks

Search Engine Submissions – Submit to all the search engines you want. The best search engines will crawl your site if it’s crawlable. You don’t need to submit to search engines. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Why Google Pushed Me to Build a (Bigger) Link Network

Viper Chill

Building a search engine to correctly order billions of web pages for billions of queries has to be one of the greatest computational challenges in human history. As far as I know, it would be impossible for any search engine to ever know this.