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Do noFollow links still pass authority?

Discussion in 'Link Building' started by TheGateKeeper, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. TheGateKeeper

    TheGateKeeper Regular Member

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    So you all know how authority is the other side of the coin (with the first side being PR), but what are your thoughts about noFollow links and authority?

    Say I found a wiki with a good pr, good domain age, good number of pages with good content, and I manage to get my link on it.

    It's noFollow so it won't give PR, but what about authority?

    It's hard to think that google d evaluates all links from wikipedia for example.
     
  2. Kikerinka

    Kikerinka Senior Member

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    Yes, they do
     
  3. TheGateKeeper

    TheGateKeeper Regular Member

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    Any proof? Maybe further reading?
     
  4. Sleinad

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    They do, for sure. Like you said links from wikipedia are highly valuable even though they are nofollow.

    I don't know if there is any proof, but I have a lot of nofollow links to my sites, and if they do nothing then it seems that I only need about 500 links to get #1 for a competitive keyword!
     
  5. JoomLAB

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    You have to get all links ******** and nofollow;) but its basic info;)
     
  6. TheGateKeeper

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    Thanks guys, I dropped some links on wikipedia. Hope to see some change in my rankings.
     
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    kushweb Newbie

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    I personally think they are important to have mixed in with regular links so as to show a balance.
     
  8. HeXeR

    HeXeR Junior Member

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    They do pass authority, post only nofollow links to new domain and check rankings. ;)
     
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