Posts Tagged ‘Google Page Rank’
The saying has been around for hundreds of years and it applies to just about anything, doesn’t it? Well I think so…
Lately I’ve been on this mission to generate some quality backlinks from sites that have decent PR so I can get a site ranked for a specific keyword. The keyword, by the way, is “Truck Accessories”. In SEO terms I believe this is referred to as linking to “authority sites”, and these sites have authority due to the fact that the search engines have deemed the site worthy of page rank; which gives the site a little better reputation in the eyes of the Google Gods. Did I say that right? Anyhow, you find these authority sites, you comment on their posts and/or you register as a user and create a “signature”, and subsequently you create a backlink to the site you wish to rank a specific keyword for. Well, needless to say my attempts at ranking this site for truck accessories has been a royal pain! Could I use some help? Absolutely! Am I willing to “buy” a backlink from a high PR site? Not yet… lol Just kidding. I am not at liberty to get caught for doing what is clearly a violation of Google Webmaster Guidelines for any site I have involvement with. I cannot be responsible for having anyone’s website de-indexed! As a matter of fact it is unfortunate that many of the commentators on this site whose websites are aged have zero pages indexed and I have to delete their comment. (See Backlinks For SEO comment policy in sidebar)
The reason for this post was to remind myself that sticking to the basics might be the best method, rather than trying something NEW! I mean, for a couple of years now I have been creating a number of blogs with free Blogger blogs and paid WordPress blogs. I simply create some unique content and write an occasional post every now and then. Eventually the site gets indexed and I have a resource to share and create usable functions with. Is this considered building link farms? Probably not? The sites range from about 30-50 various topics and do not link to one another in any way or form. Their just there for the prospect of generating a backlink some time down the road, or for Google Adsense purposes. It’s just a means of experimenting for me, but I have also found that in some cases it is an excellent resource for getting another site ranked well in the SERPS, or simply promoting an idea or two? This takes a lot of time and effort, and to be quite honest with you I have been getting lazy — hence, trying to find an easier softer way to generate some backlinks to get the site ranked for truck accessories… Well, time to go back to the basics.
What I am wondering is how many of you use this same type of resource and how well it works for you? Do you utilize your free Blogger blogs for the same purposes as I do; Adsense and backlinks? Have any of your sites, coincidentally acquired Google page rank?
Looking forward to some comments and feedback from all of you, and perhaps someone who knows of a good resource that will help me nail the truck accessories ranking issue. Thanks!
Okay… This is nothing new to anyone with even the slightest knowledge in SEO and Google. Further, I cannot take credit for this knowledge as it has been acquired from someone who I consider a very true friend: Griz, that would be you! But this information is what I learned well over a year ago when I took his humble advise to make a pot of coffee and do some reading. So I read for a few days. As much as I would like to direct you to his site so you can read too, I regret to say that it is no longer available.
Anyhow, to get to the point of this post — a point I am raising simply to clarify what I know to be fact — I’m letting those of you who don’t know, that Google page rank has nothing to do with where a given website ranks in the search engine results pages (SERPS). I know at this point there are many of you who think I’m crazy, or that I don’t know what I’m talking about. But before you get upset and simply leave this site, please look at the illustration below so I can prove that what I am saying is not a load of crap! I like facts, I share facts, and I welcome ANYONE who has evidence contrary to any of the facts as listed on this site to let me know. After all this is SEO and it is an ever evolving art that is liable to alter facts in some way or another.
As you can see there is a PRO site sitting in 1st place right on top of PR3 and PR4 sites! What’s even more amazing is that 6 out of the top 10 sites listed on the first page are a PRO as well. How does this happen? Backlinks! Now maybe you don’t care where your site is ranked in the SERPS? I wouldn’t believe that for a minute because you wouldn’t be reading this, would you? So for any of you who spend so much time trying to satisfy Google in the hopes of attaining page rank, it’s probably better that you spend your valuable time building backlinks and adding content to your site.
Now I will agree with the many resources who teach that spending too much time reading other sites’ content is no way to get credible backlinks, but a person has to dedicate some constructive reading time to first learn how to get credible one way backlinks, right? And I’ve done my share of reading, so now I write and share my experiences — paying it forward if you may…