Google Page Rank: How To Increase Page Rank
One of the biggest Page Rank misconceptions is that a link from a high Page Rank site is in fact a high Page Rank backlink. PR is given to every page, it’s not site wide. So if you want high PR backlinks, you need links from the exact pages with the Page Rank.
Whether it be high Page Rank home pages or internal pages. All high PR sites will have high PR internal pages. Page Rank flows through all live links. It’s distributed throughout your site, but not evenly unless you manipulate it. The fastest way to increase your Page Rank is to manipulate it on-page.
An SEO Silo is perfect for retaining your site’s Page Rank and evenly distributing a large “portion” of it internally. If you want your home page to keep all the PR, limit the number of outbound links as well as internal links.
With all out bound links, it’s a good idea to add a no-follow tag to them. A no-follow tag will tell the search engines not to follow the link or funnel any Page Rank its way. So remember the more pages your site has, the less PR your homepage will retain and the less Page Rank each page will receive from the home.
If you go out and build 10,000 PR1-4 backlinks to your home page, it might get a Page Rank of 5. If then your site has 10 pages, each one might become a PR3-4. On the odd occasion your internal pages will have the same or greater PR of your home page.
If any of your internal pages have a greater Page Rank than your home, sort it out. You need to channel that precious PR juice back to your home page by using a link to it and eliminating/no following any others.
So how do you increase Page Rank?
There are many ways to increase the Page Rank of your site, but I’d say there are only two practical tactics:
- Close The PR Holes
- Build More Links
The first thing you can do to increase the Page Rank of your site is to close the PR holes. If you have any external links, you have holes. They are like leaks in your massive pool of PR juice.
To close up the leaks either get rid of the external links or use a simple no-follow tag (rel=nofollow). That will immediately give your site a boost and help preserve its precious Page Rank.
The obvious second strategy is to build more links. Build a diverse range of backlinks. Don’t just focus on high Page Rank backlinks, that’s unnatural. You need to build a steady flow of links from all kinds of link building techniques to create a somewhat natural link profile.
Along the way you’ll obtain crazy amounts of PR juice and boost your site’s Page Rank score. To get fast PR results, focus on high PR blog commenting and building high quality web2.0 sites (build the web2.0’s, add lots of posts and backlink them). Guest blogging and other strategies work too.
That just about covers Page Rank and all you really need to know.
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