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Nofollow or Dofollow link attribute New Directory

Discussion in 'Directories' started by phplduser, Feb 15, 2020.

  1. #1
    Hi All,

    As the title, i have been in the directory industry for as many years but it's still a bit of a grey area regarding above, Yes i'm trying to build a Quality local business directory and have set all outbound links to 'NoFollow' but am now wondering if i should set to 'Dofollow', this can be changed on request for individual business profile pages if a website url is added.
    SEMrush
    Best Regards
     
    phplduser, Feb 15, 2020 IP
    SEMrush
  2. Johnriver743

    Johnriver743 Active Member

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    I business directory is a wonderful source for people to list their businesses online. But please don't allow auto approved submission, it will create a mess in your database and also spam bots are trying to make it rubbish.
     
    Johnriver743, Feb 26, 2020 at 5:27 AM IP
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    Hi,

    I have edited the submission options now so that business owners can choose between ‘no follow’ and ‘dofollow’, not so much a issue with free listing types but if paying for a enhanced listing and selecting the ‘dofollow’ option if adding a website (optional) can possibly get a site penalised.

    I guess it comes down to how search engines view the site with their algorithms.

    New listings will always be on admin review - Many thanks

    Best Regards
     
    phplduser, Feb 26, 2020 at 6:20 AM IP