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Should I no follow links on my home page?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Anonoptimization, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    On the bottom of my homepage I link to three articles that my website has been featured in on authority sites to give readers more trust in our site.

    Could these links be diluting my link juice, would you recommend no following these links?

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  2. bc21sek

    bc21sek Newbie

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    I would leave them like this. It's the same thing, if you no follow a link the link juice will dissapear. The only diffrence is that the nofollow link won't pass linkjuice.
     
  3. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    Would it be better to nofollow them so I keep the link juice towards my own links?
     
  4. myopic1

    myopic1 Regular Member

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    Don't do it. It's a common misconception that 'no-follow' prevents the loss of link juice. In reality it just means that the page you link to with the no-follow tag does not receive the juice, i.e the juice flows into the ether.
     
  5. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    Thanks. I could remove the links to but I'd guess Google wouldn't demote a sites power for link to authority sites pages on the home page.
     
  6. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    Anyone else have an opinion on the topic?
     
  7. macdonjo3

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    Leave them. Generally if they are links you approved or added, do-follow. If they are user-added links, then no-follow them.
     
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  8. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    They are links to 3 other websites we had guest posts on.
     
  9. dianehj

    dianehj Newbie

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    Don't no-follow your internal links.
     
  10. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    The question is for 3 external links on my home page, Not for the internal links there.
     
  11. macdonjo3

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    Then leave them. Besides, would you like them to see that and reciprocate your links to nofollow? I wouldn't turn it into a game and I wouldn't overthink it.
     
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  12. redarrow

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    Take advanatage of them 3 links and add longtail keywords that your niche is in ,

    this way you get more traffic simple or dont touch nothink
     
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  13. Hydro26

    Hydro26 Newbie

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    Leave them, it's good for your site to link out to authority sites, and there is no point in adding the no follow tag.
     
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