Matt Cutts Answers rel=nofollow Issue

Last week when I was at SMX Advanced I reported on some comments from Matt Cutts on how PageRank sculpting using rel=”nofollow” had become a useless endeavor and in fact may well work to your disadvantage. This statement lead to chaos within the SEO community.

At the SEOmoz party I ran into Matt and asked if we could expect some clarification. Well today we got it. I won’t bother recapping the point – you’ll find Matt’s clarification on the subject (with illustrated examples) on his blog at

Thanks for the clarification.

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