SEO Tip – Do URL Shorteners Pass Anchor Text?

by Kim Castleberry
SEO Tip – Do URL Shorteners Pass Anchor Text? Let’s Ask Google! There are a lot of SEO reports that suggest that url shorteners may be hurting your SEO… Is this true? What can we do about it? Matt Cutts, Google’s SEO expert weighs in with the facts…. The fear that remains around url shorteners is, mostly due to the fact that when they first started appearing on the scene ...Read the full article

Do URL shorteners pass anchor text?

Since Google is now using Twitter and Facebook links as ranking symbols, will custom URL shortners be looked at as providing anchor text on the links? Chris Burns, Florida Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Webmasters?hl=en 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 Russian subtitles provided by Mike Shakin.