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Archive for July 16th, 2009

Google NOFOLLOW Change (and why this isn’t news)

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Or, Chicken Little and rel=nofollow

Google recently admitted they have changed the way they pass page rank to pages from a page that has the nofollow attribute attached to one or more of the links on the page.

Actually, it isn’t really all that recent, but I’m still seeing articles about the subject.  In fact, someone just sent me another article yesterday.  The whole thing sounds just like Chicken Little claiming the sky is falling because an acorn landed on her head.

Not only is this change not news-worthy, anybody who is worrying about how this change is going to impact his search rankings is probably wasting his time.

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