Need to Generate a List of Dofollow Blogs for Link Building? Here’s How!
 by Casey Markee

Need to Generate a List of Dofollow Blogs for Link Building? Here's How!

  • Do you have a shortcut on how I can find blogs to post on, which are free of nofollow tags? Are there directories devoted to this or any special research tricks I can use?

Answer: Good question. The good news is that MOST blog posts these days are dofollow; it's the blog comments that may be nofollow. However, there are several ways to determine if a blog, in general, is dofollow—and to make sure whatever comments you post pass the appropriate link juice.

u-comment-i-follow.jpgFirst, does the blog advertise that it's a dofollow blog? Is it an active part of the growing dofollow movement? The dofollow movement (started by designer Randa Clay) makes use of the graphic (seen on the left) which states U Comment, I Follow. This states the blog is community-oriented and if you provide useful blog comments, you will be rewarded with dofollow links within your comments.

Second, view the source code of previous blog posts on the site in question. Check the link source code for outgoing links from past blog posts. Is it a straight link with code like <a href="http://www.samplesite.com">Anchor Text</a>, or is there a nofollow attribute added like <a href="http://www.samplesite.com" rel="nofollow">Anchor Text</a>? If it's the later, that link is nofollow and is not passing PageRank.

Third, download the SearchStatus plug-in for Firefox. This plug-in actually highlights all nofollow links on a page. This makes it very easy to see at a glance if a blog is nofollow or dofollow.

To find dofollow blogs for posting comments, consider the foll...

Already a member? Sign in here

Read the rest of this article,
and get all this for only $1.

  • The Search Engine Strategies Updates for October 2016
  • Ultimate Guide to Avoiding Google Penalties
  • The Complete Site Audit Checklist
  • The Definitive Local Search Audit Checklist
  • 100's of Strategic SEO Articles and Q&As
  • The Professional Engine Master's Chart
  • The Internet Marketing Glossary
  • The Ultimate Directory Submission List
  • The Pro SEO's Local Search Directory List
  • 16 years of SEN Archives
  • PLUS, as a Full SEN Basic Member, you'll be eligible for hundreds of dollars of discounts on SEO courses ranging from beginner to master on a variety of topics including organic search, local search, and social networking.

  • Your $1 Trial is good for 7 days at which time your card will be charged $29/mo unless you cancel before October 8th, 2016

 This form is encrypted for your security

  • Still using dofollow Links in Your Widget?! Be Warned

  • No, Sponsored and Advertorial Content is NOT "Natural" Link Building!

  • You've Decided to Add a Blog. Now What?!

  • What's New in Local Search for June 2016

  • Looking to Boost your Domain Authority? Here are some Tips!

  • Google Passes Out Unnatural Outbound Links Penalty

  • Received an Unnatural Links from Site Manual Action? Here's what to Do!

  • Top Ranking Factors 1, 2 and RankBrain

  • What's New in Local Search for March 2016

  • 8 Link Building Best Practices in a Post-Penguin World

  • Boost your Link Building by Converting Brand Mentions!

  • Master Directory List

  • UK Local Search Directories

  • Link Building: 7 Simple Ways a Pro Evaluates True Link Quality

  • An SEO's 2016 Cheat Sheet for Building a Search Engine Friendly Website

  • 7 Tools to Turbo-Charge your Link Building

  • Boost Your Site's Rankings With This Hidden Stash of Unclaimed Links

  • How to Promote your Link Bait: 10 Strategies that Work!

  • A Top-Down Approach To Designing High Ranking Web Pages!

  • Expert Tip: How to Gain Local Links from Community Involvement

  • How to Master EDU Link Building in 4 Easy Steps

  • Private Blog Networks Get Google Slapped

  • Get Your App Indexed in Google

  • Google Ranking Sites by Expertise, Authoritativeness & Trustworthiness

  • 11 Link Building Strategies the Pros Use to Grow their Site's Authoritative Links

  • Is Link Building Dead? No, not by a Long Shot!

  • Is your Anchor Text Profile Setting you up for Failure?

  • How to Evaluate a Directory Before You Submit a Site

  • Google Continues to Punish Blog Networks