Google: Nofollow Links That Involve Any Money

So we know does not want you to try to manipulate rankings, including through link schemes. So tells you to use the nofollow link attribute as a way to avoid being penalized. ’s John Mueller said on Twitter that a good general rule is to use the nofollow on any link that is there for “monetary reasons.”

John said “nofollow is good for any link that’s there because of monetary reasons.” The context was around should affiliate have nofollows on them.

Here are the tweets:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: From John in response to this post:

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