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Does it count as a backlink? No. But not all is lost. These are citations and count nearly as much as a link some say. I am skeptical, however, I have seen citations work positively. In fact, any link created on another site may end up being no-follow anyway which is treated differently. Please do understand that no-follow does not mean no-follow (from a ...
No, according to Matt Cutts (the Google alter ego) the url text with no link it does not count as link. I think the undesirable fashion of using text url instead of links might be caused by Google nofollow policy. Basically those articles once would have probably added a nofollow link to your wife's blog because nofollow links apparently did not leak out ...
Those aren't broken links. They're just missing images/files. Since CSS/HTML validation is not a ranking factor these won't affect your rankings.
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