In the last post we talked about making money with Craigslist
while meeting the needs of your customers. In this post we are
going to talk about checking and increasing your Google page
Google’s page rank is a patented algorithm. Google considers
more than half a billion variables when determining your rank on
the search results.
No one person knows what all of these variables are – not even
the person who oversees the code. So, anyone claiming to be a
Google rank check authority should be viewed with caution.
Still, there are some things we do know about how page rank
Google flat out says that pages they believe are important get a
higher page rank than others. Pages with higher rank tend to
appear higher in the search results, though you will see page rank
5 pages occasionally ranking higher than page rank 7 pages for a
Google also sees the links on a page acting as a “vote” for other
pages. So, if a highly ranked page links to your site, you get more
“juice” out of it than when a friend with no page rank links to your
Most experts agree that backlinks from .gov and .edu sites to have
higher link juice than other top level domains because they are
restricted to not for profit sites.
One way to get .edu links is to take out online ads on college
But, any links from PR 2 or higher sites can help your page rank.
One way to get links is to post comments on with decent page
rank. But make sure that Google “follows” the links on the page
first. Some webmasters set their sites up so that you don’t get any
link juice from your posts. You can do this by downloading free
software on the internet.
Other ideas for increasing page rank include:
Join forums and post a link back to your website in your signature.
Every time you make a post, you’ll get link juice.
Submit your site to directories. Each directory which lists you will
give you more of a chance of being listed higher in Google’s
Add an ezine to your site. Not only will this allow you to keep up
with the people who visit your site, but you can also post
information about your ezine to ezine directories.
Publish articles on the article sites. You can drive traffic to your
sites this way. But, high PR article sites also give you link juice.
Create a sitemap on your website. This lets Google know how to
index your page.
Link to other pages within your web site. Putting links to the
internal pages within the web site allows you to increase your link
Continue building pages within your site. Every page you create
and link back to your home page increases the strength of your
home page’s PR.
To do a Google rank check, you can install the Google toolbar to
your Firefox browser.
You can download the tool at:
This will give you the page rank of every page you visit.
A Google rank check will allow you to know how your site is faring
compared to similar sites so that you can take the steps needed to
increase your ranking.
Make sure you look for your next post soon. We will be talking
about some of the benefits of business to business marketing.
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