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PR5 NoFollow Links from Yale.edu

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Micallef, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    Ordinarily I wouldn't have put this up, thinking it useless, but I've seen a lot of people here saying that they think nofollow links are valuable. If you are among these people then you might be able to make use of this:

    site:http://research.yale.edu inurl:wiki

    A lot of the results have PR 5. You can sign up to some of the the wikis and edit them with your link.

    Why am I posting this? I found it, didn't want to use it myself and remembered all those comments left by people who think nofollow is useful.
     
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    xgnux Regular Member

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    no follow isnt usefull.
     
  3. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    I know :) But a lot of people on this forum disagree.
     
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    Vas^Co Junior Member

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    everthing you share it's usefull or not i always say thanks like my mother teach me ^^V
     
  5. mightybh

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    Nofollow links have been actually proven to boost your SERPs. Fair enough, you won't get any PR but what is the point of PR when all you need is search engine traffic?
     
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    Matt Cuts openly said on his blog that No-Follow links dont pass PR, NOR do they pass anchor text. So unless you think the link will actually bring you visitors, then a no-follow link is useless...
     
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    I also do not believe that no-follow links are useful. I just lost a few links because they were made no-follow and the related pages dropped about 10 positions in the serps.
     
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    Like Japanese say being told is not experiencing. I actually went and generated nothing but nofollow links to one of my new domains and managed to rank it for the keywords I was targeting. Matt Cuts also said that bowling is impossible and that Google does not treat Edu and Gov domains any differently yet everyone is doing this.
     
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    great i will try it

    thanks for this post :)
     
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    As usual, no one I'm aware of can post concrete evidence to support either theory, however we know than G does follow no follow links, due the sheer amount of times people have been index with nofollow links (yes this has happened to me), it's just that weight isn't given to that particular link. A nofollow is a protocol which basically says "I don't editorially endorse this link" which much of the time makes sense, take blog commenting for example (although most now use moderation, they generally don't check each website).

    Overall I believe nofollow may be used to determine relevance in Google at least, or even contribute to authority (yes that doesn't make a lot of sense, but you might figure why possibly :)).
     
  11. squelsh

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    Stephan Spencer: OK. So, I guess, a follow on to that would be: a .edu and .gov link, and so forth, has, typically, a more pristine link neighborhood, so it is not just about the PageRank, right? The link neighborhood comes into play.
    Matt Cutts: That is a little bit of a "secret sauce" question, so I am not going to go into how much we do trust that sort of stuff.
    Stephan Spencer: OK. I am going to slap my wrist now. Ouch, ouch!
    Matt Cutts: [laughing]