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Old 24th March 2015, 12:52 AM   #1

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Post Back Link From Google With Do-follow

i see getting backlink from your G+ business profile page, does not have a no-follow tag. can this be helpful in building link profile?
I m confused!!!

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Old 24th March 2015, 10:04 AM   #2
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Any link can be useful in building your link profile, whether it's coded as "nofollow" or not. Google may not allow "nofollow" links to pass PageRank, but that doesn't necessarily mean they totally ignore them. Your link profile is not just about "link juice" -- they also take a look at the kinds of links you have.

Now, as to this specific link -- first, it's a link from a Google-controlled website. They don't need to code it as "nofollow" to know that it's a link you can create yourself, and therefore less valuable than an editorial link bestowed by someone else.

In fact, Google can (and does) prevent all sorts of links from passing "juice," even if they're not coded "nofollow." All they have to do is decide they're not going to "count" the links from any site, for any reason, and suddenly links from that site won't do you any good in terms of PageRank.

Meaning that just because a link doesn't have a "nofollow" code on it, that doesn't mean it definitely passes PageRank.

Again, this is not to say that these links can't count in your favor (or to your detriment, depending on the reputation of the site) in terms of your overall link profile. It just means they're not going to pass any "link juice" to your page.

Generally speaking, any link you can place yourself will be less valuable than a link that another outside webmaster gives you because they are impressed with your content.


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Old 26th March 2015, 05:50 PM   #3
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While I'm not a 100% sure about G+ pages, I am 100% sure that G+ personal profile backlinks are nofollow, but...

If you're logged out of Google, that same profile link magically becomes dofollow...so I think there is a good chance that at least search engines other than google will recognize that backlink as dofollow (but like torka said, we can only speculate how google treats the link).

But I wouldn't underestimate the power of that G+ profile backlink...because lots of sites allow you to create a link back to your google+ profile page (I think sbb allows it too)...meaning that the authority of your g+ profile could increase quite a lot over time...

This is also known as pagerank funneling, a SEO technique that can be completely white hat (if you believe such a thing even exists) or completely black hat (when abused all over the internet without adding any real value to the sites you leave a spammy footprint on)

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Old 14th April 2015, 10:58 PM   #4
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It doesn't matter to me whether if it is no follow or do follow link what matters most is the information that i had provided is successfully obtained by the targeted users.

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Old 16th April 2015, 02:00 PM   #5
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It doesn't matter to me whether if it is no follow or do follow link what matters most is the information that i had provided is successfully obtained by the targeted users.
I completely agree with this. I remember when awareness and usage of the nofollow attribute increased 100-fold because of paid-link-paranoia. The problem is that any link that's nofollow is now suspect as a result, so I never use it on my site (unless I'm preventing indexing of my own internal pages).

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Old 15th May 2015, 02:30 AM   #6

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Yeah definitely it will very effective because the Google + has high authority and the link from social network can really make better..

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Old 17th May 2015, 02:53 AM   #7

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I know and have tried this that links shared over G plus and with plus one votes help to site index faster and also it helps to bring traffic by making your share viral, with the help of new members.

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Old 19th May 2015, 08:23 AM   #8

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Google+ backlinks are all nofollow now.

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You can get one do-follow back link from Google+ just Put your website link in your profile Introduction. This will a do-follow link.

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Google+ backlinks are all nofollow now.

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Old 7th September 2015, 02:10 AM   #10

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It doesn't matter to me. An authority link is what matters most whether it's nofollow or dofollow. Even if it's nofollow that doesn't mean it'll not pass link juice.

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