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Old 25th February 2011, 11:09 AM   #1

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Question Follow And No Follow Links

Do follow and no follow links affect my ranking ?

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Only dofollow links affect your ranking, but nofollow can give you some traffic.

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Old 1st March 2011, 05:17 PM   #3
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No follow links will not affect your ranking adversely but, the search engines give you credit for do follow links

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Old 2nd March 2011, 08:09 AM   #4
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Hi, it is interesting for me why some forums decided to become nofollow...because of spam? but if the modereator works good there is no spam on the forum...so can somebody explain me that?

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Old 2nd March 2011, 01:04 PM   #5

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Do follow is generally better for SEO efforts, but it really depends on what your purposes are.

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Old 2nd March 2011, 03:35 PM   #6

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No follow links discourage people from posting simply to insert a link to their own page.

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Old 3rd March 2011, 12:05 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by tradeshowdesign View Post
No follow links discourage people from posting simply to insert a link to their own page.
Certainly true.


All my sites are dofollow. Sure I get lots of spam (and delete the obvious spam - my favorite "I am being held by the Russian mafia and they will kill me if you don't allow this comment" - on the humanitarian level tempting but I got more than 20 of them from different "people") I do get some great comments. Do I really care if some people are abusing my sites? No. If I don't give dofollow backlinks why should I expect anybody else to do so?

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