#169 – Can Google’s New “Nofollow” Rules Kill Blog Comments?

What You Will Learn

  • Why blog comments were a big thing in SEO 10 years ago
  • The past, present and future of link tags
  • How we approach comments nowadays
  • Why social media is (usually) the way to go for community interaction

Blog comments are a staple of WordPress, they’re probably the main thing that differentiates a page from a post.

But man, if you’ve been running popular sites, you know that these days for every relevant comment, you get 10 shitty spammy ones.

So is it really worth the hassle? Does it really help your SEO? In today’s podcast, we tell you why we’re mentally done with blog comments.