Threadwatch published a post from Todd Sims of Business.com, with Tom stating that Business.com is removing the nofollow attributes from all Business.com listings effective immediately. I tend to agree with some of the TW comments; that business probably dropped quite a bit when they added those nofollows, creating concern within Business.com about the value of the use of that attribute. Why muddy the waters if the gains are not sufficient to justify the risk?
Let’s just say rel=nofollow is yet another Google beta program. Do you adopt things when they are still in beta? Should you?
Business.com’s use of nofollow was reported previously: