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What One Should Know About Google+ DoFollow Links

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Google+ Dofollow links can do wonders for a company website or internet marketer. While Facebook does not provide Dofollow links, Google+ does and this is one of the main differences between the two companies. While Facebook is still an social media giant, Google+ is gaining users from among Facebooks’ ranks and the two competitors are likely to be at odds for some time to come.

Google has recently updated the way it handles searches. This update, known as the Panda update, has had a big effect on SEO and linkbuilding. The purpose of updating Google’s search algorithm is to eliminate spam websites that were getting high ratings due to « black hat » linkbuilding. The Panda update has had a major impact on article sites such as Ezine and ArticleHub; most article sites lost their ratings and have fallen drastically.

As many websites relied heavily on article submission sites to gain traffic, Google search engine update has had a major impact on the world of SEO. However, Google+ has offered yet another tool that can aid a webmaster in getting high ratings for his or her site. This tool is Google Plus’ Dofollow link. The way it works is that a person sees the website, likes it and clicks on Google+. This not only shows that a person likes the site but it also acts as a recommendation button. The Google search engine will look and see how many people have hit the « Plus » button and this will help to determine the site’s ranking. After all, if many people like a site, there must be something good to it.

Whether or not Google+ will be taken advantage of by spammers remains to be seen. Unfortunately, no matter how hard Google works to knock down spam sites and give good ranking to legitimate sites, there are always back doors that spammers can take advantage of. After all, the Google search algorithm is done by computer, not a human being. For that reason, it is likely that spammers will find some way or the other to take advantage of the Google+ Dofollow link.

For now, Google Plus’ Dofollow link is a valuable tool that will help good sites to get good search engine ratings. While Google+ and Facebook are similar in some ways, the Dofollow link is one thing that sets Google+ apart and one of the reasons why many businesses are turning to Google+ to more traffic to their websites.

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  • Reply Matthew Simoneau 22 août 2011 at 12 h 54 min

    This article is confusing and misleading. It seems to be talking about Google’s « +1 » button ( and not something new on Google+.

    • Reply Nebseo 22 août 2011 at 20 h 51 min

      Matthew thank you for your comment! but I think you misunderstood the purpose of this article! The title is What One Should Know about Google + DoFollow links and I discuss throughout this section what impact Dofollow links can have for SEO. Never in the article I talk about a Google +1 button! I appreciate the time you took and hoped that my next articles will be clearer!

  • Reply Ryan Clark 26 octobre 2011 at 0 h 40 min

    Sadly no Google property passes link juice and Matt Cutts and a few other engineers have stated this…no fun for us 🙁

    • Reply Nebseo 26 octobre 2011 at 21 h 47 min

      Thank you Ryan for your comment! Even if Matt and other engineers stated this… it doesn’t mean this is necessary true at 100% 😉 I’m sure that it helps in a way but they aren’t as effective as other dofollow links. What’s your opinion on that thought?

  • Reply robertnickty 14 mars 2012 at 2 h 17 min

    Seo is very important for your website.

  • Reply Joseph Healey Hedge fund 8 juillet 2012 at 6 h 30 min

    I have placed anchor text links through my G+ profile…are they do-follow and will they help in passing link benefits??

    • Reply Nebseo 11 juillet 2012 at 21 h 04 min

      According to my own experience yes it will pass some link juice but I will not create a whole strategy on those links! 🙂

  • Reply Walter 10 janvier 2013 at 3 h 06 min

    I know this web page provides quality based posts and
    other information, is there any other site which presents these information in quality?

    • Reply Nebseo 16 janvier 2013 at 20 h 02 min

      Hi Walter! There’s many other good site around that you can get informations. It always depends on what you are looking for.

  • Reply Jitendra 10 janvier 2013 at 5 h 03 min

    Yes google plus will pass link juice but people should know that it not whole strategy. People should understand the article purpose, instead of yelling on Nesbee.

    • Reply Nebseo 16 janvier 2013 at 19 h 59 min

      I agree on that! But I read few days ago that now G+ link are in nofollow.

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