Getting more and more backlinks for improving  website rankings in search engines is important for making your website known to more people that would in turn help you in getting business.

“Dofollow” and “Nofollow” are common terms used when talking about link building. The former refers to links not using the “No Follow”. The “No follow” denotes the hyperlink attribute in outbound links. So what is a Backlink? Backlinks are the incoming links to a webpage also known as inbound links.

Dofollow Backlinks

Types of Backlinks

Dofollow Baclinks: Dofollow means search engines crawlers follow the link and land on other webpage, dofollw links pass the page rank. If you want to get indexed in Google and rank high on Google, then you must focus on these dofollow backlinks. Search engines track DoFollow links and their value (also referred to as juice) also gets transferred to the search engine.

Nofollow Backlinks: Nofollow backlinks are ignored by search engine crawlers and does not pass the page rank. Whenever you are linking to any website, which is not of high value then you may use rel=”nofollow” attribute in your html of the webpage.

How to Get Dofollow Backlinks

Dofollow RSS Directories: By submitting your website to rss directories you can not only obtain a few quality backlinks but you can obtain tons of backlinks through syndicated content. This is a high return on investment strategy that will show big results.

Web 2.0 Sites:  Site Hubpages and squidoo are famous web 2.0 sites, which allow users to publish articles, receive royalties from article views, and build dofollow backlinks to their websites at the same time.

Video Sharing Site: Video streaming site normally allow you to publish your videos and also receive back links in return and a variety of ways.

Dofollow Article Directories:  Article marketing has always been by far the most effective and efficient means of marketing your website to the search engines for your specific keywords, and it also helps to get dofollow backlink.

Dofollow Forums: Most of the forums will allow you  to edit your signature, which is a box where you can place few links into your profile and is also get attached to all the post you make on that forum.

Social Bookmarking: Its one of the easiest types of backlinks you can get. The only thing you must do is to submit URLs to social bookmarking sites to get backlink, make sure they are of decent quality before submitting.

Remember that Google is not the only search engine in the World Wide Web, there are search engines like Yahoo and Bing, which get approximately 25% of all search engine traffic, and they count both dofollow and nofollow backlinks. So it is important that you try to obtain both kinds of links.