If a nofollow tag is added to a link, it will prevent search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN from indexing that link. So after exchanging your blog’s link with other blogs, you must check for nofollow tag. You must only exchange link with other bloggers if they are giving you a dofollow backlink otherwise there is no benefit of exchanging link with others.
How to check for nofollow tag
- Right click anywhere in your Firefox browser and select View Page Source ( Or simply press Ctrl + U ).
- Now in source window, press Ctrl + F and search for ‘nofollow’ . If you can not find nofollow tag, it means that the blog is a dofollow blog .
It is the easiest method to check for nofollow tags. This method requires that you are using Firefox browser.