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I am usually blogging about programming issues in my blog. Occasionally I like to write guest post in the "travel" category. I like to link the post from my blog as Other interest. Both are entirely different categories. Should I give the rel="nofollow" to those links?

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Even if categories are different, I think you shouldn't add the rel="nofollow" attribute to your links. As you said, you like to link the post from your blog, thus it's a natural link and search engines like natural links.

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Thanks for the clarification –  gowri Jul 12 '13 at 9:28

If you would be able to link your website to a travel category it must be somewhat relevant. Adding a nofollow tag could help you better from avoiding Google algorithm penalties as well.

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