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

Bill Hartzer

I am not sure if Google has done this on purpose, but some links that are posted in Google Plus are automatically tagged with a nofollow link attribute, meaning that there is not any search engine optimization value added to the link. To show this, I have turned on a Firefox add-on that shows whether or not a link is “nofollow” or not. It is a “nofollow” link: Click on the image above it in order to enlarge it. Those are “nofollow” links.

Directory Submissions for Backlinks: Tips n’ Tricks to Get Some Love from Google

Harp Interactive

Yet another proven method is to submit your website URL to web-directories with decent Google page rank, ex: Yahoo and D’moz. Create a spreadsheet to document the submission process, with fields that include: directory URL, Category submitted, URL submitted, date of submission, title/anchor text submitted, status. List the domains/urls you need to submit (don’t always submit the home page).


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The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis


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.

Google Ready To Rollout Page Speed Report In Search Console


This report will provide you with an overview of the pages or URLs which have a speed-related problem and thus it will help webmasters to fix the problems related to page loading times. That means according to the page speed of the web pages, Google will accumulate the website Urls under these three sections. In addition to this, the search engine giant will also share details on how to increase the URLs, page speed by linking the PageSpeedInsight tool.

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. Add “feed” to your author page URL. If a site you contribute to uses WordPress, all you have to do is add the word “feed” to your author page URL.

Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review


Choose ‘select a project’ and enter your site’s URL. Then add your social profile URLs: Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube are supported. Each option can be expanded to see the URL of each link. It also provides an insight if links are juicy or nofollow, and PR of the domain. Under Linking Pages, you can see all the pages linking to your site, the target URL, their PR, the anchor text they are using, and their current state.

HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Canonicalization and URL Structure. Rather than wasting your time rehashing this topic, I have written a handy guide that explains URL structure best practices in full. To summarize the article, there should only be one URL used to get to the homepage of your website. Just make sure there is only one version, and it’s not followed by an index.php, index.html, etc… URLs should contain words only and no numbers or symbols. Noindex and Nofollow.

The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis


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.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

You’d be surprised at how many existing links (both internal and external) may be pointing to incorrect or discontinued URLs. A good way to investigate this is to review the Crawl Errors report in Google Webmaster Tools, which shows URLs with 404, 500 and other errors that Google encountered while crawling the site. Click on a URL with an error and then the “Linked from” tab to get a list of pages that are linking to it.

Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog

Razor Social

Next to a detailed breakdown of where all your links are coming from, you can also see the value of those links through Domain Rating, URL Rating, External, and Social. UR or URL rating is in direct correlation with Google rankings and pages with high UR usually get better rankings in search engines. The type of links displayed are: NoFollow – These links pretty much have no value to your website in terms of SEO.

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality


Latest blog post links are nofollow. Edit your general settings and add your RSS feed in the Blog XML Feed URL field. 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. There are a ton of awesome lists of CommentLuv enabled blogs out there. But what about forums?

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Your Link Building Guide for 2018

Razor Social

URL Rating (UR). 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


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. It is a general consensus among SEO’s that Google will count only one link to the same URL per page. This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

Why Your Search Engine Optimization Strategy Must Now Include Social Validation

Bill Hartzer

The search engines love fresh, unique content–and they love to find new URLs and links. They see your new URL and index it, but will rank it higher in the search results if they can find some reason to: and one of those reasons includes social validation. When you create a new article, blog post, or a new page on your web site (a new URL), the search engine will crawl that URL. They might even see some links form other web sites to that new URL.

A Simple and Non-Scary Guide to HTML for Bloggers


This is where you put the link (URL) of whatever you’re linking to. Nofollow Links. And if you want to make a link ‘nofollow’ you can use the rel attribute which specifies the relationship between your post and the one you’re linking to. To find the link for an image on your own blog, open up your Media Library, find the image, and look for the “URL” field. Even if you haven’t launched your blog yet, you’ve probably come across the term ‘HTML’.

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

Simple Trackback Validation is gobbledygook that reduces spam trackbacks by confirming the IP address of the trackback sender is equal to the address of the web server the URL is referring, and then checking the remote web page and ensuring that page has a link to this blog. Top Commentators ascertains who are the top people who wrote comments over a given period, with links to whatever URL they wrote when commenting. Plug photo by Adam Mulligan on Flickr.

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. So, what Google does is identify the typical “footprint” of advertorials across the board, and then narrow them down to a specific list of URLs that are most likely advertorials.

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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. Notate the URL of the spreadsheet and include that in your Google reconsideration request.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

If your desired username or vanity URL is still available, you simply click through each one to claim it. 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.

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

Bare Feet Studios

Some content management systems allow you to have multiple websites with unique URLs that are all served from the same database (e.g. domains as you like, but better to have a 301 redirect on all but the main URL, whereby the others point to the main URL. the URL being linked to from your site, also has the right mix of keywords in it.

Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Elevating the Enterprise 2.0 Conversation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

TrackBack URL for this entry: [link]. URL: Remember personal info? 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.

CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters


This means that the blog owner as well as other commenters will be able to see the kind of content you write which means a lot more clicks to your site than just the simple website URL you leave on a standard comment form. No more URL banning or too many accesses by IP restrictions. Particularly be sure that you enter the website address for the blog URL that you will want to get your latest 10 posts from, your display name, and a short bio. The new version of CommentLuv 2.9

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More


How to check shortened URL’s. 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 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.

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

We made sure that Google discovered these pages quickly, by sharing them in Google+, and by using the URL Submit tool in Search Console. 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 On Wednesday the 21st of October, I published the results of our latest study on Google’s Rich Answers.

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25 On-Page SEO Keystones to ALWAYS consider

Writtent Blog

URL Structure. Apart from using robots.txt, you can set your preferred domain, use a 301/302 redirect, utilize the rel=”canonical” or rel=”nofollow” tags, and more. On-page SEO is a process that no serious business should ignore. Websites that follow technical best practices make it easy for search bots to find, read, and rank their content. As a result, they are rewarded with valuable traffic.

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23 WordPress Plugins I Use: Part 5

Ari Herzog

WP Ban simplifies the amount of time it takes me to weed through comments Akismet treats as spam, by banning anyone by IP address, host name, user agent, or referer URL. Top Commentators ascertains who are the top people who wrote comments over a given period, with links to whatever URL they wrote when commenting. 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.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can also choose a very aggressive spam filtering method that will consider any DM with a URL as spam. Tweet content: URLs. If a high percentage of the user’s Tweets are filled with URLs, you might not have an interest. Your pruning filters also can apply to Twitter users who are inactive, if their tweets contain URLs, or if they tweet too excessively (default: 600 per month). Moreover, you can also nofollow people based on their tweets.


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10 Premium SEO Tools That You Can Try for Free (or Cheap)


Backlink History – Our Backlink History tool allows SEOs to determine the number of backlinks detected by our sophisticated web robots for given domains, subdomains or URLs. Fresh Web Explorer – Discover emerging trends in keywords, phrases, and URLs in the web’s freshest content. You can see everything about your link profile quickly: homepage vs. deep links, high authority vs. low quality links, nofollow vs. dofollow, website category, website type, and more.

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A Step by Step Guide to Fixing Any Google Penalty


Social networking website URL if any. By documenting data you need not refer to various social networking websites every time you need an URL. Avoid posting links on random or affiliated websites rather nofollow the link or remove them. The Google spread sheet should be filled with details such as links, URL, notes should be provided without any disproportion of any kind.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

Permalinks Permalinks are simply the URL’s for your posts. p=38 but if you look at the URL for this post you will see [link] I’ll let you decide which one you think looks better. Not only does this new format tell someone what your page is about before clicking on it, the words in the URL will also be highlighted in search engine results if your post is relevant to the search query. It will move your old URL’s properly and in a search engine friendly manner.

7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog


You fill in your name, email address (which only the blogger can see) and your blog’s URL, as well as writing the comment itself. 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: 4: Put Your Blog’s URL in Your Social Media Bios. The post 7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog appeared first on ProBlogger.

Essential SEO Settings for Every New WordPress Blog


In plan English, permalinks represent the structure of every URL on a blog. A single blog post can have one of many URL structures. WordPress provides you with a lot of tags , so you’re able to create literally tens of different URL structures. It provides the webmaster with a possibility to include keywords into each post’s or page’s URL, which is one of the main on-page SEO factors for Google. This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success


&]rel=author query parameter and @rel DOES NOT contain nofollow. Your readable author bio pages inlcude<a href=”[profile_url]?rel= Run your URLs against the validator tool to be approved. After approval, tweet the URL and see the Card appear below your tweet. Authorship is valid if: <a> tag @href is a Twitter profile URL and @rel is “author” or @rel is “me”. This is a guest contribution from Jaclyn Freeman. Who are you?

A New Linking Strategy: Out is the New In


The only way that you could get to a page was if you knew the URL, or followed a link from another page. We allow links in the comments, but we nofollow them so no link juice escapes. I’ve been thinking a lot about my linking strategy lately. Trying to get incoming backlinks, making sure I have good inner links… But one area that I think is too often overlooked is outbound links.

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


URL shortener – has some interesting “ easter eggs &# and supposedly passes all the link juice! 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 The Resources Mashup.

How to Promote the Perfect Blog Post

Bill Hartzer

I prefer to add it to Mixx because is one of the few social bookmarking websites that do not use the “nofollow&# tag. It’s also very helpful for them if you include the URL, title, description, and tags so they can simply “copy and paste&# it. As you might recall, a while back I told you how to write the perfect blog post.

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


Check by going to the following URL, and replace with the website’s domain. 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. When it comes to leaving links, leave behind our blog’s URL in the website field. This guest post is by Corey Northcutt of Northcutt.

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

Viper Chill is right up there on hundreds of profile sites with their URL post on all of them. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 153 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: September 14, 2010 at 9:12 am I’ve started an SEO experiment recently and I’m having some nice results. Gail – as far as I know most blogs are nofollow so I’m not quite sure how this can help you with SEO for the most part. Another is that nofollow links don’t count.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, First Newsletter & Tennis Street Magic


How to create your own custom Facebook share URL – super easy and makes sure you get the image you want shared with your pages! Matt Cutt says don’t use nofollow for internal links – EVER. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, first Kikolani newsletter, and tennis street magic on The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon and retweeted on @kikolani this week.