50% Of SEOs Use Nofollows Internally & 50% Don't

Jul 20, 2010 • 8:20 am | comments (10) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Despite the advice of Google's Matt Cutts, SEOs are continuing to use the nofollow attribute for internal linking. A few weeks ago, Matt advised against using the nofollow for internal linkage and PageRank sculpting.

We decided to run a poll asking SEOs if they agree with it. Believe it or not, many SEOs don't believe Matt and do things despite his advice.

The results are in and with 176 responses, 88 of them said one thing and the other 88 said the opposite.

I asked: "Do You Use Nofollow on Some Internal Links?" Here are the responses:

nofollow internal poll

I am surprised, honestly surprised, by the results.

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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