Tuesday, April 7, 2009

How To Avoid The Link Vacuum Effect

Mar 24, 2009 at 7:00am ET by Julie Joyce
I recently came across a post explaining why Twitter isn’t great for SEO. This quote in particular really got to me:
"In addition to being a nofollow vacuum, Twitter has the danger of becoming a linking vacuum. In the ideal scenario, people will find a link on Twitter and then link the post in their own blog – page rank gold. But Twitter is becoming a kind of fishbowl where people merely link to a site from their Twitter account, not from their personal site. It's just easier and users can still feel as if they’re part of a viral meme."
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