Google’s Matt Cutts: don’t worry about blog comments

In a video on YouTube, Google’s Matt Cutts said that you shouldn’t worry too much about links in blog comments. Here are the main takeaways from the video:

  • Commenting on blogs with a link to your website isn’t spam as long as it isn’t abused.
  • Use your real name when commenting. If you use a keyword as the anchor text, it can look spammy.
  • If an unnatural high percentage of the backlinks that point to your website comes from blog comments, that might raise a red flag.

Every natural backlink profile contains links from blog comments. As long as you don’t spam blogs with your links, you don’t have to worry about these links. Here’s the full video:

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Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "http://blog.seoprofiler.com".

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