What are the benefits of no-follow backlinks?

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Almost all article, press release, blog commenting sites provides no-follow backlinks for your site. why?

are no-follow link help in site ranking? If not than what is its benefit?

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  • Profile picture of the author nina789
    Nofollow links helps your backlink profile look more genuine. All dofollow links to any site can surely raise red flag. Apart from this, you can get decent referral traffic from you get backlink from high authority site even if the link is nofollow.
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  • Profile picture of the author KylieSweet
    Originally Posted by sandeepjethwa View Post

    Almost all article, press release, blog commenting sites provides no-follow backlinks for your site.
    Because these reputable websites are aware of the spammers in which they think they can rank only if they spam on do follow link sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author Zarine Khan
    No-Follow Backlink Not Good for Site Rank.
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    • Profile picture of the author markGustaff
      Originally Posted by Zarine Khan View Post

      No-Follow Backlink Not Good for Site Rank.
      What do you mean saying that? I can't get it.
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      Webmasters used to give regular links, till people started scamming, and Google invented nofollow.

      People who give you nofollow links assume you're going to post something interesting enough that people reading it might want to know more about you. But they don't want to pass their hard-earned reputation to you. After all, they assume but don't know for sure. They do know for sure that people are going to try to scam.

      So, nofollow backlinks are not important to SEO but, assuming you do, indeed, post interesting/useful stuff, they're a path from wherever you placed content to your site/your facebook page/your whatever page you want them to go to.

      Do not go get nofollow links. Go place useful/interesting comments/content so that people will find out about you and do it without caring what type of link you get.

      If your goal is links for SEO, don't bother with nofollow... Did I say that enough times?

      Originally Posted by nina789 View Post

      Nofollow links helps your backlink profile look more genuine. All dofollow links to any site can surely raise red flag. Apart from this, you can get decent referral traffic from you get backlink from high authority site even if the link is nofollow.
      Originally Posted by Zarine Khan View Post

      No-Follow Backlink Not Good for Site Rank.
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      • Profile picture of the author paulgl
        Originally Posted by DABK View Post

        Webmasters used to give regular links, till people started scamming, and Google invented nofollow.
        Not only are people clueless about that, they are clueless as to why, when, where, and how.

        So funny. Google invented nofollow to combat spam and PR manipulation, yet people say to get them!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Profile picture of the author akashvajpayee
    1. The nofollow backlinks, improve only the traffic to your site and does not increase your page rank in search engine.
    2. This is generally a link that does not pass on the SEO benefits of the source site to the blog where the link points to.
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  • Profile picture of the author jazbo
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  • Profile picture of the author paulgl
    Google could not give a rat's behind if you have nofollow links in your "profile" to look natural.

    And anyone who says such nonsense is full of BS. Especially the loons above. Avoid these people like the plague, and the snake oil they sell. They are clueless wannabe seo rip off artists.

    There's no benefit to a nofollow link. Period.

    There is value in some of the programs that make their links nofollow. But it's the value of the program, NOT nofollow.

    Twitter is nofollow. The value of twitter is that, well, it's twitter.
    Facebook is mostly invisible, nofollow secondary. The value is in facebook. Has nothing to do with nofollow.

    Joe Blow's blog with nofollow links....are useless. Not because they are nofollow, but because they are with joe blow.

    You people are just so hell-bent on failing.

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  • Profile picture of the author selfassured
    Nofollow links are still links that can guide visitors to your website. That is the benefit.
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  • Profile picture of the author Woomeister
    No follow links have many indirect benefits.

    The True Benefits Of NoFollow Links
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      Originally Posted by chenbui View Post

      No-follow make the natural for site. If no-follow backlink from high PA/DA site it's good for ranking
      You are as full of crap as the rest of these crazies.

      Repeat: You people are just determined to F A I L.

      You people have no clue as to how the internet works, let alone google.

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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    Yes no follow links can only provide us traffic not worth in the eyes of search engines. But check these Core Benefits of No-Follow BackLinks

    - Getting a nofollow link from any relevant source can directly help you in getting a boost of traffic.
    - Well having a good balance of both nofollow and dofollow backlinks make your site’s link profile look natural.
    - One more benefit/advantage of nofollow backlinks is that its safe. Well I’m calling it safe because you really dont have to worry about nofollow links that points to your site.
    - Nofollow contextual backlinks also helps your site to gain some authority and you also start getting extra referral traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author adnanfareed
    I think there are two benefits of no-follow backlinks. Although it does not pass any link juice but it may be a good source for direct traffic. Secondly, if you only make do-follow backlinks it will give the sense of unnatural backlinking so make the mixture of do-follow and no-follow backlinks.
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  • Profile picture of the author SEONinjaa
    There are basically three benefits of nofollow links:
    1. Improve Website Traffic.
    2. Maintain Link Building Balance.
    3. Improve Website Branding & Authority.
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  • Profile picture of the author hamlet truong
    Here are 5 Core Benefits of No-Follow BackLinks
    1. Traffic, Traffic and Traffic
    2. Makes your Site Look Natural
    3. Increases DA, PA & other Metrics
    4. Builds Authority
    5. Safest tag
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      Originally Posted by hamlet truong View Post

      Here are 5 Core Benefits of No-Follow BackLinks
      1. Traffic, Traffic and Traffic
      2. Makes your Site Look Natural
      3. Increases DA, PA & other Metrics
      4. Builds Authority
      5. Safest tag
      2. Does not do any such thing as natural.
      3. Google could care less about DA, PA, etc.
      4. Authority of what?
      5. Safest tag?! ! ! !!????! It signals SPAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT'S TO COMBAT SPAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      There is no guarantee of getting any traffic with a nofollow link.

      You can get traffic from passing out fliers.....so what?

      You can get traffic by telling your friends to visit.So what?

      Put your site on a sign and twirl it on the corner....

      You people are seriously completely clueless.

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  • Profile picture of the author prakashmalhotra
    No follow links are not so helpful for generating traffic on a website. It helps to intimate the readers about the website & nothing else. Sometimes it works as a genuine links as Google approves it without checking it. Google violates those links which seems to be spammy & used for marketing purpose only. It is good to some extent.
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  • Profile picture of the author shaunybb
    Hey


    You need your link profile to look natural


    and by having a mix of no follow and do follow you can achieve this!


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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      Hey, no, you do not.

      Not to mention that you every site you'll ever launch will get a bunch of nofollow links without you doing anything besides launching the site.

      But, no, you do not need to go get nofollow links to make your link profile look natural.

      Originally Posted by shaunybb View Post

      Hey


      You need your link profile to look natural


      and by having a mix of no follow and do follow you can achieve this!


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  • Profile picture of the author JohnSt9
    Nofollow links - although it don't allow Googlebot to crawl our website to collect data but it could bring abundant source of traffic for your site and this is one of Google ranking factors.
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  • Profile picture of the author SegalJewelry
    wit no follow links you site looks genuine and also link juice will help in ranking.
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    • Profile picture of the author DABK
      No, friend, on both counts. Nofollow links do not pass juice and you get plenty of nofollow links without doing anything, from whois type of sites, for instance.

      If anything, Getting nofollow links on purpose increases the ratio beyond what's natural/genuine.

      Originally Posted by SegalJewelry View Post

      wit no follow links you site looks genuine and also link juice will help in ranking.
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  • Profile picture of the author James Clifton
    no-follow links do not add any SEO-value to your site. However, they still have their own set of advantages. Firstly, no-follow links make your site look more natural and genuine. Plus, it can motivate you to improve your site since you need to focus on quality to make sure your page will still rank even without the help of links. As a take-away, having a good balance of no-follow and dofollow links can help you boost traffic in the long run.

    Hope this helps
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