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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? If you receive $50 or $100 for your article, does that nofollow link really matter? SEO for Small Business dofollow links inbound links linkbuilding links nofollow links They seek out guest blogging opportunities in hopes of finding more coveted dofollow links.

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.

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.

7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

Nofollow links to sites with which you don’t want/need to share link equity. You could nofollow them, but then you’d be tricking the person you made the reciprocal link agreement with (which most people would agree is a “gray hat” move).

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SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

Make sure that links within sponsored content have the “nofollow” attribute or are coded so that they are inaccessible to crawlers. Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue.

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.

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Pinterest: Great Opportunity for Lifestyle Publishers and Brands

Adam Sherk

It also creates links back to your site: At the moment the attribution links do not have the nofollow attribute, which means they have SEO value as well. And even nofollow links have indirect SEO benefits since users who come across them may choose to link or share the content elsewhere.

5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

Unfortunately many social media sites add a “nofollow” attribute to any links within user generated content. I was invited to contribute a column to an upcoming social media guidebook from Media Industry Newsletter and Folio.

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Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits

Pamorama

Links in the post body are “nofollow”, so they don’t pass any authority/equity. Google Plus offers business opportunities available nowhere else. The social network run by Google — the gateway to your business — is a game-changer.

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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. I’ve been enjoying a needed break from blogging this year but I thought it was time to pop my head up and share some thoughts.

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Link Building with Media Relations

Spin Sucks

Obstacles such as getting exact/partial match anchor text and pesky nofollow links can harm the measurable return-on-investment of your link building efforts. By Tommy O’Shaughnessy. Link building in 2015 is tough.

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.

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

SocialFish

Although the links are nofollow (and mashed up into some crazy looking code), one thing I have noticed about Quora is that you can generate a lot of views and followers fast by answering questions.

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

Use Nofollow Links – Under Google’s rules, a website with links pointing to sites that Google considers spammy can affect the reputation (and ranking) of your own site. To combat link spam , use the “nofollow” link command.

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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.

Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review

Kikolani

It also provides an insight if links are juicy or nofollow, and PR of the domain. You want to know the secret to a comprehensive SEO strategy? You and all SEO enthusiasts. But it’s not a secret.

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 media is taking up more time in terms of online activities; therefore, its’ users are generating more content to consume.

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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.

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. You just hit hit publish on that great new blog post. What a great feeling!

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

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.

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

Here is an example from our experiment in action, using the phrase how to implement a nofollow : It’s important to note that there is no need to create a video. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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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!"

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality

Kikolani

Latest blog post links are nofollow. One of the ways that I promote my most important blog posts, like my massive post on 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar , is through commenting on blogs enabled with CommentLuv.

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

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.

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

Viper Chill

Should we include the rel=”nofollow” by default? I’ve covered some pretty controversial topics in recent weeks when it comes to SEO. Revealing I’m a scammer, showing how freshness is being abused and then doing a follow-up blog post to show the same again.

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 would like to note that those text link ads do not appear to have the “nofollow” attribute on them.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

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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.

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. Dear Shady SEO Firm: Would you please stop, immediately, from spreading false and untrue rumors about the Google Disavow Tool?

20 Elements That Impact Link Value

Kikolani

First off, even if your link is “nofollow” (doesn’t give you link juice), places with high domain authority should still be of interest to you. The basic principle behind generating page and domain authority is rather simple.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

What I’m going to reveal in this blog post is a strategy that will likely weed out a certain section of the ViperChill audience. In other words, I’m fully aware that this blog post will make a particular type of person unsubscribe from ViperChill and likely never return.

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.

What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You

Navolutions

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.

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. Guest blogging for SEO purposes started its downfall recently, especially with Google penalizing MyBlogGuest , and before that it was Google finding and penalizing advertorials.

Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways

Convince & Convert

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.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

How to Get a Footer Link from SoundCloud.com (And Why I’m Continuing with “Dark SEO”)

Viper Chill

But maybe the SEO guys at StumbleUpon or Rdio or FOX news don’t realise they can do the same (or at least nofollow it for their own protection). When I first started out with SEO I was determined to be as “whitehat” as possible.

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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.

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

Bill Hartzer

You have to be kind to people, be courteous to website owners and ask them to remove the link or make it a “nofollow” link.

Network Exclusive: How to Thrive After Penguin 2.1

Viper Chill

Simply getting links from places like blog comments, forum signatures and guest blogging (again, even with nofollowed links) should help you to build a more natural, diverse set of links. Penguin 2.1 has caused quite a shakeup in the SEO world these last few weeks.