SEO 101: Can Links on My Website Hurt My Rankings?

by John Rampton

Staying On Top of Your PPC Game: An Interview with David Szetela

John Rampton interviews David Szetela from FMB Media at SMX in San Jose, California.


How can content be ranked if there aren't many links to it?

How does Google determine quality content if there aren't a lot of links to a post? Ashish, India Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters More videos: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/ Webmaster Central: http://www.google.com/webmasters/


Can nofollow links hurt my site's ranking?

I'm building links, not for SEO but to try and generate direct traffic, if these links are no-follow am I safe from getting any Google penalties? Asked another way, can no-follow links hurt my site? Tubby Timmy, UK Learn about rel="nofollow": https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/96569?hl=en Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: http://twitter.com/googlewmc More videos: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/ Webmaster Central: http://www.google.com/webmasters/


How many links on a page should we have? Is there a limit?

How many links on a page should we have? Is there a limit? Seda, London Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: http://twitter.com/googlewmc More videos: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/ Webmaster Central: http://www.google.com/webmasters/

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