Are nofollow tags worth the trouble?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by BlackBeret, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. BlackBeret

    BlackBeret Regular Member

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    I'm getting ready to rebuild a lot of my sites using the information I have gathered here this year. Trying to get everything set up for my yearly New Year's Resolution to make tons of money and quit my job.

    I mostly build affiliate type sites with WP and link to CB affiliate items, adsense, ebay EPN and I've just started adding a few CPA offers.

    When adding links to affiliate products is it worth the trouble to add the nofollow attribute? One of the things I want to add on my rebuilds is the link*u*bator. Do you think the search engines care if I have a lot of "leaks" from my site?
     
  2. justthinking

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    I think the nofollow attribute is worth the trouble. I believe it will stop your link juice from leaking to other sites. For the little amount of work it would take, I would go ahead with the idea.
     
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  3. mrjinx

    mrjinx Regular Member

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    I believe "no follow" only applies to Google rankings, and does not affect your ranking in Yahoo and MSN, etc. Correct me if I'm wrong
     
  4. redmercury

    redmercury Registered Member

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    No follow matters for Yahoo, MSN, and Google
     
  5. JigJig

    JigJig Regular Member

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    trouble? what trouble? implementing nofollow is so simple. it's definitely worth your time IMO if you know what you're doing, but don't nofollow every single link on your page.