Archive for ‘Link Building’ Posts

ActiveRain Adds Nofollow to Free Profile Links

I just noticed added the nofollow attribute to outbound links on free profiles. I’m not really sure when this happened, but I estimate it was within the last month or so. Well that’s another great “free” link-building resource down the drain. For $39/mo you can pay for dofollow links by signing up for their [...] Adds Nofollow To Outbound Ad Links

Bye, Bye, I just noticed Backpage has recently implemented rel=”nofollow” on all free outbound ad links. I’m not sure when this went into place, but I couldn’t find any other resources acknowledging it yet. While I do believe this will help the quality of their free classifieds, I don’t know of anyone other than [...]

Get a FREE Back Link From the HotFrog Business Directory is a free US business directory the offers a Dofollow company website link. This is an easy way to get a free backlink to your website, which helps with SEO. You just need to create a business profile and add your website link. You can get more than one link by creating news articles [...]

Become A Volunteer Directory Editor

As you probably know by now, there are a few directories I recommend you get your business website listed in. Wouldn’t it be great if you could submit multiple websites to them without feeling like a spammer? Well three of the directories I recommend most frequently allow you to do just that by becoming a [...]

Manual Link-Building is Still Cost-Effective and Realistic for Small Businesses

Regardless of what some high-profile SEO bloggers might say regarding manual link-building and paid links, I still think they have their place. It is careless to inculcate a one-size fits all when it comes to link-building. While manual link-building is becoming less and less relevant, it is still one of the the most cost-effective ways [...]

Be Sure To Get The Most Out Of Your Free Directory Listings

While free directory listings typically don’t carry much link value, many of them do offer ways for you to optimize your ranking within them. Higher rankings usually means more visitors and less hops from the home page; theoretically equaling more link-juice, 99% of the time. Unfortunately, most link-building companies still tout quantity of links being [...]

Get Your Back Links Followed On

I always take notice of the individuals who participate on this blog by leaving comments to my posts (that is why you should leave comments on all the blogs you read). And one thing I noticed was many of your business websites don’t have your links followed on That is having them remove rel=”nofollow” [...]

Top 5 General Web Directories Worth Getting Listed In

If you haven’t heard, there is a lot of concern on the Internet today regarding paid links. Which is a whole other blog post altogether. In the meantime, Aaron Wall does a great job explaining the good, the bad, & the ugly. Just be sure to use common sense when submitting your website to directories; [...]

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