All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NoFollow’

Google: Don’t Use Nofollow On Internal Links

In the latest Webmaster Help video, Google’s Matt Cutts discusses the use of rel=”nofollow” on internal links, addressing the following user-submitted question: Does it make sense to use rel=”nofollow” for internal links? Like, for example, to link to your login page/ Does it really make a difference? “Okay, so let me give you the rules of thumb,’ he begins. “I’ve …

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Matt Cutts On When Nofollow Links Can Still Get You A Manual Penalty

Today, we get an interesting Webmaster Help video from Google and Matt Cutts discussing nofollow links, and whether or not using them can impact your site’s rankings. The question Cutts responds to comes from somebody going by the name Tubby Timmy: I’m building links, not for SEO but to try and generate direct traffic, if these links are no-follow am …

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Google Doesn’t Care How Many Nofollow Links You Have

Adding the nofollow attribute to links prevents PageRank from being passed. This is something that Google wants webmasters to do for any links that have been purchased. To do otherwise is strictly against Google’s quality guidelines. Violating these guidelines can either get you hit with a manual penalty in Google, or get you snagged by Google’s Penguin updated, which will …

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Comment Spammers: These Links Are Not Helping You

In light of Google’s Penguin update, it seems like a good time to suggest that you don’t spam blog comments. Even if you’re not technically spamming, and are leaving semi-thoughtful comments (but your ultimate goal is to get a link), it’s very likely that the blog you’re commenting on implements the nofollow attribute on comment links, which keeps the links …

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