Would You Like More PageRank?
The higher the PR of your site the higher will be its search engine position. So the goal is to get lots of sites linking to your site. But quality is much more important than quantity. The higher the PR of the sites that link to yours the more they boost your sites PR.
When planning your effort, always remember than one link from a PR-6 or PR-7 site is worth indefinitely more than hundreds of links from PR-0 or PR-1 sites.
In addition, you should aim to include your link on pages with as few other links as possible. Pages with over 25 links have little value. Additional factors that go into the algorithm include the amount of different sites that point to yours (10 links from 10 different sites count much more than 10 links from the same site) and the inclusion of your keywords in the text of the links.
As a general rule of thumb, a one-way, high PageRank link will give your site a PR two points below that of the linking page. So a link from a PR-8 site should get your site a PR-6. However, at the lower end of the scale, I have seen a PR-5 turn a new PR-0 site into a PR-4.
The effects of having a high PageRank (PR)
Most industries, market niches and business sectors only have a PR5 or PR6 site as the top ranking result. The implication is that you can dominate a niche or local market on search engines without investing too much money or time. For example, you can buy keyword rich text links on networks of sites that have a PR of 8-9 for $ 500-2,000 a month. Doing this is likely to get you a PR of 6 or 7 right out the gate. The implication is that your site will appear as number one when users search Google for key phrases related to your market niche.
Where to start
Before starting to actually work on improving your PR, be sure to install the Google Toolbar on your browser. The Toolbar shows a value (on a log scale) of 0-10 for each website that corresponds to the underlying PR of that page. The average website with little or no marketing support is typically PR1 to PR3. Google is updating the PR level it displays in the Google Toolbar about once every three months so patience is required until you can see the results of any PR building campaign.
Since PR is all about links you'll have to know who already links to you. You can either use the Google Toolbar by selecting "Backward Links" or type in Google "link:www.yourpage.com"
The easy ways
There are two easy ways to get a site with high PageRank:
Buy one - at any given time there are thousands of websites offered for sale on ebay and other sites with moderately high PR. You can buy one in an industry of your choosing and adapt it to your needs. When your site is new you will have a PR of 0. But that's not a problem if you, or a close friend, own another site with a high PR. Lets say the other site has a PR5 website. If you link to your new site from all the pages of the high PR site, then the new site would automatically get at least a PR4. If you don't own a high PR site and neither do your friends, don't worry. There are other options.
Buy Links with High PageRank
You can easily buy PR buy renting text links from sites that have high PR. Links can be acquired through numerous intermediary sites such as Linkadage, Linkauctions or Text-Link-Ads. Typical rates for high PR links are:
PR5 text link: $7-20/mo.
But buying links is best if used as a short term strategy to support a campaign for several months. For long terms purposes, move away from the pay for high PR links and seek other methods such as high quality reciprocal link partners, directory listings or improved content. Directory Links
The most popular directories are Yahoo and DMOZ. But paying $ 299 a year for inclusion in Yahoo's directory is usually not a wise investment since too many sites are listed in each page and the PR benefit you'll receive is inadequate. Inclusion in the DMOZ is free and important but unfortunately most sites get rejected or ignored.
You should seek those directories that have a high PR on their homepage but more important also on the category that interests you. The PR your website will receive from inclusion on these directories is also a function of the number of other links on the page where your site's link will appear. The fewer links, the higher the PR you will receive. So your top priorities are directories with high PR and few other links in the relevant category page. Visit Directoryarchives to find lists of niche directories to submit your link.
Some of the older directories have over time built up a PR6 or PR7. But the smaller and newer directories typically buy their PR through text links ads on more popular sites. In turn they typically charge a $ 25-40 registration fee. Some of these newer directories have smaller category structures which mean that you may buy a link that will deliver a PR4 or PR5 that may last many years for that one time fee.
Copy your Competitors
It's quite easy to find out where your competitors get their links from. If you don't know who your top competitors are, all you have to do is query Google for the main key phrases in your market and the result page will list your top competitors. Next, Visit the homepage of each competitor, and in the Page Info dropdown box of the Google Toolbar, select "Backward Links". You will then see a list of pages that link to the page you are visiting. It won't list every page, but will list all the ones worth getting a link from. Write down the URLs linking to each competitor and continue until you have some one hundred URLs from about 10 competitors. Than, send a personalized email to the owner or webmaster of each of these sites requesting a link or a reciprocal link.
A common practice to increase PR is to exchange links with other sites, a practice also known as reciprocal linking. You can start by looking in a directory such as About.com or DMOZ for reputable sites with a topic somehow related to yours. If at all possible, your partner's link page must be accessible from their homepage, have a decent PR and not contain too many outbound links. Open each URL to learn a little bit about each site and find a contact email and than send a personalized email asking for a reciprocal link.
In addition you should set up a links page that is easily accessible on your site to offer reciprocal linking opportunity.
You should note however that link exchanges and reciprocal linking are slowly becoming a thing of the past as this technique has been abused, and search engines have increased their capabilities to detect it. There is strong evidence that search engines give more weight to one-way links (such as links from directories or from articles).
This is a great way to get links from important pages with high PR and it is successfully used by many top marketers. Basically, you write articles related to your field, and allow others to publish them for free in websites and newsletters. At the end of your article, you include a resource box (a small bio) with a link to your website. The link should include the full URL spelled out (http:// ?) since some sites copy just the text and delete the links. Now you'll have to publicize your articles by finding sites that post articles. Type your main keywords + "articles" in Google to find potential sites. Before spending the time to send your articles check each site to verify it has a PR of at least 4.
As your articles get published, your links will spread like wildfire and your PR will increase. The bonus is that many of the sites that publish articles are respectable portals or news sites and such sites are likely to have a high PR.
Getting Links without Even Asking
My favorite way to get links (but the most time-consuming) is to simply have the best site on the Internet in any specific niche. Even if you think there is nothing unique about your website try to find a small niche where you can specialize. Interestingly enough, if your site is focused around a theme and is well written, providing tons of useful information and is constantly updated, you often won't have to seek out links at all. Other sites will simply link to yours. The better your content, the more one-way links and reciprocal link offer you will get over time.
Guest Book Signings
Another linking strategy is guestbook signings, as most community-based sites allow free signature links in forum posts. So participating in popular forums related to your industry is likely to increase your PR. You can search the web the old fashioned way. Find a guestbook, drop a note with your URL or signature and move on, or you can pay a guestbook signing service a few dollars to auto-sign your name and site URL in several thousand guestbooks.
Keep in mind, that this technique is questionable since there is a dispute among search engine optimization specialists if this technique is effective or not. It is speculated that search engines may apply filters to prevent guestbook links from increasing PR.
Get a Blog
Blogs are the newest hot trend on the Internet and are also valuable as an online marketing tool. They make it simple for the average joe to write online and even add content to their site on a daily basis with just a few clicks of the mouse. This dramatically changes the way information is shared and distributed. With blogs anyone can easily become a source of valuable information. The search engine companies recognize this and make it a point to spider the blog networks on a regular basis.
There are in fact several blog programs available that you can either load into your own domain with ease or that you can use from a third-party, remotely-hosted server. One popular service is Blogger.com by Google. Adding a blog by Blogger to your new website will ensure it gets spidered within days.
There are actually a few ways to get one-way inbound links with blogs. The first way is simply to host a blog on your website and update it frequently. People tend to link to blogs because they provide content that is constantly being updated. The second way is to submit it to blog directories. Just like website directories, there are tons of blog directories you can submit to for free. Just do a search on Google for "blog directory" and you will find them. The third way of getting inbound links with a blog is to host it somewhere other than on your website. Then, provide a link from your blog to your website. After you have done that, you can submit your blog to directories for the extra page rank and added exposure.
This article is published by Dave Gilis of PromoteTOP Web Marketing. PromoteTOP is a leading provider of website marketing services, including guaranteed search engine placement. The company offers industry-specific marketing plans that cater to websites in the travel, tourism, hospitality, real estate, financial services, legal, medical, gaming, health & pharmaceutical industries.
The PromoteTOP Website (http://www.promotetop.com) provides a valuable collection of free Internet marketing tools, articles and resources.
You can freely reprint this article with this resource box included.
Never Miss an SEO Trick with This Step-by-Step Approach from Cocolyze Search Engine Journal
How to Use The Inverted Pyramid for SEO Copywriting Search Engine Journal
How SEO Hygiene Supports Your Site & Marketing Goals Over Time Search Engine Journal
Will Older & Outdated Articles Hurt My SEO? Search Engine Journal
How to Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN) for SEO Search Engine Journal
5 Ways to Boost SEO on Your WordPress Site Business 2 Community
7 Ways to Improve SEO on Your WordPress Site Search Engine Journal
SEO's Place in a Cookieless Web: Is Content the New Cookie? Search Engine Journal
3 Data Skill Sets You Need to Succeed in Data SEO Search Engine Journal
SERP Analysis Tools For SEO and Ranking? Search Engine Journal
How SEO Forecasting Can Help You Get the Right Clients SEO forecasting can help you acquire - Search Engine Journal
How SEO Forecasting Can Help You Get the Right Clients SEO forecasting can help you acquire Search Engine Journal
Things to know before hiring an SEO expert PostBulletin.com
Google's John Mueller: 'Now's The Perfect Time' For an SEO Side Hustle Search Engine Journal
WordPress SEO and Site Migrations with Arsen Rabinovich [Podcast] Search Engine Journal
How to Create an SEO Law Firm Blogging Strategy Search Engine Journal
9 Journalism Tactics that Work for SEO Content Writing Search Engine Journal
Trends That Will Shake Up The SEO World In The Future Search Engine Roundtable
The State of SEO in 2021 [Infographic] Social Media Today
A Technical SEO Guide to Advanced Core Web Vitals Optimization Search Engine Journal
Google Page Experience Update: 13 Things to know about the new SEO Ranking Factors for 2021 - Digital Information World
Google Page Experience Update: 13 Things to know about the new SEO Ranking Factors for 2021 Digital Information World
How To Live More Sustainably With Environmental Lifestyle Expert Danny Seo Houston Public Media
A Case For Why Law Firms Need To Utilize SEO - VENTS Magazine
6 Reasons You Should Hire an SEO Agency TechBullion
5 Daily Habits of a Successful SEO Professional Search Engine Journal
Scaling Enterprise SEO: Evangelizing Success & Communicating With the C-Suite - Search Engine Journal
Scaling Enterprise SEO: Evangelizing Success & Communicating With the C-Suite Search Engine Journal
SEO Professionals: Stop Sharing Debunked Zero-Click Search Statistics Search Engine Journal
SEO Sessions At Google I/O Search Engine Roundtable
13 Best Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketing and SEO Search Engine Journal
What do you know about SEO and its Working Criteria? - VENTS Magazine
10 years of Park Seo Joon, the King of Rom Coms: 6 fun facts you definitely did not know about the actor - PINKVILLA
10 years of Park Seo Joon, the King of Rom Coms: 6 fun facts you definitely did not know about the actor PINKVILLA
How to Attract Backlinks to Your Law Firm Website Search Engine Journal
10 Best YouTube Keyword Tool Alternatives Search Engine Journal
Park Seo Joon Reflects On His Filmography + Celebrity Friends Congratulate Him On 10th Debut Anniversary - soompi
Park Seo Joon Reflects On His Filmography + Celebrity Friends Congratulate Him On 10th Debut Anniversary soompi
Actor Park Seo Joon offered a role in an upcoming thriller drama by ‘Dr Romantic’ writer - Times of India
Actor Park Seo Joon offered a role in an upcoming thriller drama by ‘Dr Romantic’ writer Times of India
Lillywhite, Seo have Timpview girls cruising for repeat 5A girls golf title; Lone Peak leads 6A - KSL.com
Lillywhite, Seo have Timpview girls cruising for repeat 5A girls golf title; Lone Peak leads 6A KSL.com
Search Engine Optimization Market : Worldwide Industry Analysis and New Market Opportunities Explored by 2025 |com, SpyFu(US), SEMrush(US), LinkResearchTools(Austria), SEO Book(Greece) – The Shotcaller - The Shotcaller
Search Engine Optimization Market : Worldwide Industry Analysis and New Market Opportunities Explored by 2025 |com, SpyFu(US), SEMrush(US), LinkResearchTools(Austria), SEO Book(Greece) – The Shotcaller The Shotcaller
Han So Hee to replace Seo Ye Ji in the upcoming drama Island? Read her agency’s reply to the rumors - PINKVILLA
Han So Hee to replace Seo Ye Ji in the upcoming drama Island? Read her agency’s reply to the rumors PINKVILLA
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tools Market Research 2021 Observational studies with leading manufacturers| Ahrefs, Screaming Frog, Google, KWFinder, MOZ, SEMRush – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tools Market Research 2021 Observational studies with leading manufacturers| Ahrefs, Screaming Frog, Google, KWFinder, MOZ, SEMRush – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Seo Ye Ji will not attend Baeksang Arts Awards, agency confirms GMA News Online
Watch: Seo In Guk And Park Bo Young Pay Attention To The Tiniest Details While Holding Hands In “Doom At Your Service” - soompi
Watch: Seo In Guk And Park Bo Young Pay Attention To The Tiniest Details While Holding Hands In “Doom At Your Service” soompi
How to Develop an International Digital Marketing Strategy Global Trade Magazine
Lee Do Hyun's Youth Of May and Seo In Guk's Doom At Your Service go head to head in the ratings battle - PINKVILLA
Lee Do Hyun's Youth Of May and Seo In Guk's Doom At Your Service go head to head in the ratings battle PINKVILLA
Seo Ye Ji Wins Baeksang ‘TikTok Popularity Award’ Despite Absence Korea Portal (English Edition)
SEO Software Market Precise Outlook 2021 – Link-Assistant.Com, Pro Rank Tracker, Noble Samurai, AgencyAnalytics Inc., G2 Crowd – The Shotcaller - The Shotcaller
SEO Software Market Precise Outlook 2021 – Link-Assistant.Com, Pro Rank Tracker, Noble Samurai, AgencyAnalytics Inc., G2 Crowd – The Shotcaller The Shotcaller
Watch: Park Bo Young And Seo In Guk Surprise Themselves With Their Acting + Kim Ji Suk Films Cameo In “Doom at Your Service - soompi
Watch: Park Bo Young And Seo In Guk Surprise Themselves With Their Acting + Kim Ji Suk Films Cameo In “Doom at Your Service soompi
Google Analytics Will Track Data Without Cookies Search Engine Journal
Doom At Your Service Ep 1 & 2 RECAP: Top moments between Seo In Guk & Park Bo Young that got our hearts racing - PINKVILLA
Doom At Your Service Ep 1 & 2 RECAP: Top moments between Seo In Guk & Park Bo Young that got our hearts racing PINKVILLA
Local SEO software Market Analysis 2021 Global Future Outlook 2025, Key Applications, Trends, Top Companies -Synup, Whitespark, SE Ranking, SEMrush, BrightLocal, SEOprofiler, GShift, Moz, Yext – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Local SEO software Market Analysis 2021 Global Future Outlook 2025, Key Applications, Trends, Top Companies -Synup, Whitespark, SE Ranking, SEMrush, BrightLocal, SEOprofiler, GShift, Moz, Yext – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Global SEO Service Provider Services Market demand with COVID-19 recovery analysis 2021 better delivery process to boost market growth by 2026 – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Global SEO Service Provider Services Market demand with COVID-19 recovery analysis 2021 better delivery process to boost market growth by 2026 – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
3 Important Ways Search Data Can Fuel Your Business Search Engine Journal
Search Engine Optimization - Using Design Content in Your Site to Help It Get ranked - Global Banking And Finance Review
Search Engine Optimization - Using Design Content in Your Site to Help It Get ranked Global Banking And Finance Review
How to Learn SEO: A U.S. News Guide U.S. News & World Report
Google Lightning Talks: The State of SEO Search Engine Journal
SEO Software Market : Driving Factors, Analysis, Investment Feasibility & Trends 2027: Link-Assistant.Com, Pro Rank Tracker, Noble Samurai, AgencyAnalytics Inc. – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
SEO Software Market : Driving Factors, Analysis, Investment Feasibility & Trends 2027: Link-Assistant.Com, Pro Rank Tracker, Noble Samurai, AgencyAnalytics Inc. – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
The Best Ecommerce Marketing Apps & Tools to Use in 2021 with Nik Sharma [Podcast] - Search Engine Journal
The Best Ecommerce Marketing Apps & Tools to Use in 2021 with Nik Sharma [Podcast] Search Engine Journal
15 tips to boost your website's SEO Creative Bloq
How SEO works and how to use it to rank higher in search results Business Insider
International SEO for 2021 & Beyond: 9-Point Checklist for Success Search Engine Journal
5 essential search engine optimization tips that actually work The Business Journals
3 Things You Must Know About SEO in 2021 Search Engine Journal
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) — Definition — TrackMaven The Content Standard by Skyword
WordPress SEO Guide: Everything You Need to Know [Ebook] Search Engine Journal
Content Is King & Other SEO Misconceptions That Have to Go Search Engine Journal
Why You Need to Enter the US Search Awards Now Search Engine Journal
Law Firm SEO: Search Engine Optimization Strategies for Lawyers The National Law Review
Search Engine Optimization and Market SWOT Analysis, Key Indicators By 2026 |Acquisio, Adobe, Ahrefs, AWR Cloud, Bing, etc – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper - KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
Search Engine Optimization and Market SWOT Analysis, Key Indicators By 2026 |Acquisio, Adobe, Ahrefs, AWR Cloud, Bing, etc – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
How to Grow Organic Traffic with 5 Fundamental SEO Tactics Search Engine Journal
All you should know about SEO AZ Big Media
3 Steps to Better Content: Power up Your SEO with Audience Understanding Search Engine Journal
Is It Time to Switch to a New SEO Tool? Search Engine Journal
How to Use SEO Keyword Ranking Insights Across the Enterprise Search Engine Journal
Keyword Research Made Simple!
Keyword Research is the first task in optimizing your web site and pay-per-click campaign. Here you need to know what keywords your target group is using.
Being dumped by Google? Learn how to avoid becoming a victim next time around!
After Google latest update nicknamed "Florida", many webmasters discovered that their traffic plummeted.What happened?More importantly what can you do about it?And what will Google do next?What happened was that Google made an algorithm change on how they rate web pages.
Types of Links
Internal Linking - An introductionThe web as they call it is a mesh of links. The wired world is now being counted for what it is.
The Sandbox Effect
What once many people thought they had a penalty, is now being called the Sandbox Effect and is causing new web sites not to rank very well in the search results of Google, not even for the least competitive phrases. Meaning that a filter is being placed on new web sites and cannot rank very high for most words or phrases for a certain amount of time.
An Ethical Alternative to Doorway Pages
Definition: A doorway page is content created specifically for the purpose of garnering high placements in the search engines.Issue: Google makes the following specific recommendation: Avoid "doorway" pages created just for search engines or other "cookie cutter" approaches such as affiliate programs with little or no original content (http://www.
How To Improve Your Search Engine Ranking
With search engines like Google currently indexing over 8 billion pages, it is becoming more and more difficult to get a top search engine ranking. Type in a popular search phrase such as "Internet Marketing" into Yahoo or Google and you will be returned over 8 million results!Unless your website is in the first two or three pages, it is unlikely that you will receive many visitors from search engines.
Dont Submit Your Website To Any Search Engines
We all want to get our websites high up in the search enignes but how do you do it? One thing you shouldn't bother doing is submit your site to any search engines. Not Google, not Yahoo!, not AltaVista.
Simple Way to Get High Pagerank
Everyone knows that if your website has a high Google Pagerank, you have all chances to reach good search engine positions, to get serious partners, or simply get more money selling text links.But how to get a high Pagerank? (Let's clarify: saying 'high Pagerank', we mean at least PR6)Of course there are many different ways.
Marketing to Search Engines AND Humans
When you were just a young and precocious student of marketing, someone explained to you how to market to humans. "Know your target audience!" said the experts.
Playing By Googles Rules
As the undisputable leader in search engines, Google places a very high importance on the quality and relevancy of its search results, especially now that the company is public. The know that in order to keep the shareholders and users of the engine happy, the quality of returned results are extremely important.
Playing in Googlebots Sandbox with Slurp, Teoma, & MSNbot - Spiders Display Differing Personalities
There has been endless webmaster speculation and worry about the so-called "Google Sandbox" - the indexing time delay for new domain names - rumored to last for at least 45 days from the date of first "discovery" by Googlebot. This recognized listing delay came to be called the "Google Sandbox effect.
Search Engine Monopoly
Ever wondered how one search engine is dominating the entire web. In any business, you have so much stiff competition.
Sitemaps 101 - Back to SEO School
Sitemaps are without doubt one of the most often ignored and undervalued aspects of search engine optimization. You've probably spent a huge amount of time working on pages of original content, keyword density and getting incoming links but never once spared a thought for a sitemap for your new creation.
9 Ways to Keep Google Happy
A recent Google patent application has the SEO community buzzing. At a bare minimum this document reveals the direction Google is taking its future search criteria.
See How The New Kicked Up Google Sitemap Can Get You Indexed Faster and Ranked Higher!
Does Creating a Google Site Map and Telling Google About it get your Work at Home Business Web Page Indexed Faster? Google Visited My Home Based Business Web Page the Same Day I Uploaded my Site Map. It stands to reason anything you can do make it easier for Google to Index your Work at Home Business Online Business get a Google Ranking.
Search Engines 101 - Search Engines Explained
What Are Search Engines?A search engine is a database system designed to index and categorize internet addresses, otherwise known as URLs (for example, http://www.submittoday.
Two Myths About the Search Engine Listing
Getting top search engine listing is perhaps one of the hottest subjects in the internet marketing world. The problem is that many discussions on this subject are based on speculation.
Link Popularity: Why Its The Best Investment You Can Do For Your Business
More and more search engines rank your web pages based on the number of links that point to your web site (link popularity). Google uses link popularity as its most important factor in ranking sites.
Search Engine Optimization and Web Site Usability
Build a Web site and the people will come.Ha! If it were only that easy! The Web is the one sales environment where the customer has total empowerment.
Do the Search Engines Know Your Website?
Are you considering a search engine promotion campaign to improve your website's search engine visibility? To aid in your decision, have you checked your website to determine its search engine awareness?Perhaps you may be thinking why do I need to check my website? Do you remember going to the doctor for an illness? Hopefully, your doctor performed some tests to diagnose your illness before prescribing your medication. If not, you may have gotten some very undesirable results.
|home | site map|