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Nofollow Pagerank Sculpting

  1. Search Engine Algorithm Research & Testing

    When nofollow was introduced, some SEO enthusiasts wanted to use it for so called “PageRank sculpting” (the intentional steering of link value through a website). PageRank Distribution and nofollow A would indicate that you save PageRank by using...

  2. Should You Still Use Nofollow?

    At SMX Advanced 2009, Matt Cutts made statements about how this had been changed, and which he then clarified in his June 15 "PageRank Sculpting" post. This touched off an era where many SEOs recommended PageRank sculpting, and lots of sites did it.

  3. Link Building 101, Part 1

    An advanced form of the discipline is known as "PageRank siloing," or "PageRank sculpting. You can add a nofollow tag to the end of the link in your HTML code. Nofollow Tag A link using the nofollow tag looks like this: a no-followed link

  4. The Art of Sculpting, or There's Nothing Wrong with Knowing SEO

    There have been much discussion recently about using the “nofollow” attribute to sculpt a website's PageRank for ranking purposes, a practice commonly known as PR Sculpting. PR Sculpting has been the focus of much controversy in the SEO space; most...

  5. Giving Links Away

    Reading that post triggered my memory about something called PageRank sculpting. Enter Siloing and PageRank Sculpting Joost's article explains PageRank sculpting in more detail if you find this topic fascinating.

  6. SEW Experts: Giving Links Away

    In today's Link Building column, "Giving Links Away," Sage Lewis explains the concepts of PageRank "sculpting" and siloing: two methods that use the "nofollow" attribute to control which links are counted in search engine ranking algorithms.