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I love reading what the devil's advocates write. This post is particularly good because I have noticed myself some overwhelming evidence that the nofollowed links on Wikipedia help at least one of my sites rank very well for certain keywords. And we'll just leave it at that...
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from SeoLair 1636 Days ago #
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This is a very common misconception about NoFollow links.  I found the linked study very interesting. Thanks for the share,



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from andrewsho 1635 Days ago #
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Some nofollow links are certainly better than others.



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from paulinelaila 1635 Days ago #
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good read, nice to know nofollow links carry some weight



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from seobro 1635 Days ago #
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It is true that nofollow links boost rank, but we should not reward nofollow para-sites. Dofollow carries a lot more weight and we should try to make sure that we post in dofollow blogs. Send a message with your ways.



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from dan404 1632 Days ago #
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Do follow or not links help period.
Websites I work on show plenty of nofollow links with the Google link command.Do they play a major factor? Maybe today, tommorow gone.
I think the artice pointed out one important fact:Keep It Real (and Natural).Post to blogs all you want, no spammy usernames and if you're like me you don't want your client's sites returning SE results, don't build links this way.Reminds me alot of reciprocating links, you need a balance one way/recips or be labeled a link buyer.
It must appear natural.I think the whole do/nofollow Google junk will pass, there are much more effective ways to black hat links than to bother posting on blogs.



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from REBlogGirl 1632 Days ago #
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Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I have been saying this for over a year now... I can see definitive evidence that the Wikipedia no follow links DO impact a site's rankability. If the term were not so competitive and the competition so nasty for 1 client, I would fully document it, but, alas... I cannot. You have said it BEST. TY. Kisses!



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from MiguelGomez 1631 Days ago #
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Very interesting. You bring up some outstanding points. We had also been told that nofollows don’t matter, but as you have explained, it seems that they really do matter. I especially always felt that any link that could drive human traffic was a good link. (Within reason)

Thanks for the info.

Miguel



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