5 Steps to Increase your Google Page Rank.

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Google Page rank is based on back links. Back links are Links pointing to your website from another website. The more back links you have the higher your PR will be.

1. Join forums, forums are a great way to achieve links to your website. In most forums you are allowed to have a signature and in your signature you can put a link to your website. But another important note to look on is making sure the forum is somewhat related to your website. You will still get credit if it’s not, but if it’s related to your website than you will be accomplishing two tasks at once.

You will be advertising for your website (bringing in targeted traffic) You will also be building your websites presence.

Your websites presence is very important to your survival. The more people see, or hear about your website the more credibility you will have and this increases your chances of having these visitors come back and possibly become leads.

2. Submit to search engine directories. Search engine directories are a good way to get a free link to your website. They also increase your chances at being listed higher on popular search engines like Google, and overture.

Most search engine directories allow you to submit to their website for free. This will allow you to increase your web presence by being listed on another search engine, and it will also be a free link.

Remember the more links you have the higher your PR will be

3. Using ezine ads (or newsletters). Creating an ezine will probably be the most beneficial step you can take to increasing your web presence. When you create an ezine you will be able to keep visitors coming back to your website for more by using signatures and giving special deals.

Ezine’s will also allow you to increase your back links. By creating an ezine you can submit your information about your ezine to an ezine directory. This directory will than link to your website(thus giving you a free link).

4. Creating and publishing articles. Articles are an easy source of generating new traffic. You can include your signature in your article. This will bring in more traffic from article submission directories.

Your signature usually consists of 4 to 8 lines. Usually the first line would be the title of the website that you are trying to advertise. The last line would be the link to the website and the lines in between these would be a sales pitch to draw your viewers into your website.

5. Links from related websites. Gaining links from related websites can be one of the most frustrating tasks you can attempt.

They are very easy to find, but can be somewhat difficult to obtain links from.

To find related websites, all you have to do is go to a search engine… say Google… and type in your subject. Maybe your website is based on ford mustangs.

You go to Google and type in ford mustangs, than you look around for pages that are somewhat related to your website. After you have done this (which should be very easy) you have to contact them in some way to get your link posted on their website. This can be the most difficult task because a lot of webmasters ignore e-mail’s from people requesting links because they don’t see the importance of it at the time. Some other reasons could be that they are rarely online, or they delete spam mail and sometimes delete their important emails in the process.

Important note: When looking for link partners don’t just link with websites that have a page rank of 4 or higher. Link with anyone and everyone you get a chance to. If you link to someone that has a page rank of zero, this will not hurt your page rank. It will only increase it because you are getting a link back to your website. Google doesn’t look at your back links page ranks to determine what yours is going to be. It simply looks at how many back links you have.

So if Google one day decided to link to a website that was just created and this website has a page rank of 0 and has a domain that goes something like this: mywebsite.geocities.com it’s page rank wouldn’t increase even though Google’s page rank is 10, it’s rank would still be zero because it would only have that one back link.

5 Steps to Increase your Google Page Rank.
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  • Eric

    If your are linking to a site with a pagerank of zero and for some reason their rank does not improve over time then they might have broke one of googles rules so keep an eye out for stuff like that because you don’t want to be affiliated with a rule breaker
    More on Google

    • http://www.autoandworkinjury.com Gcluen

      I’m unsure why I have a rank of “0”, even though my site ranks well in the organic section.

      • http://www.tv-alvitecnica.com TV-Alvitecnica

        Still a page rank of 0….

      • http://www.thenerdynurse.com The Nerdy Nurse

        Mine ranks 0 as well even though I have many backlinks and do well with organic traffic.

        It doesn’t make any sense to me.

      • http://afarangabroad.com harvie

        good tips, I think guest posting helps too and gets your blog out to more people.

    • http://moredesimusic.com/ Ahmad

      this site is very informative.I change the domain name from .ca to .com. and my PR was 1. When changing the domain name PR goes to 0.

      But the previous domain still showing PR 1.


    • http://www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com

      my page rank is 2 and im f*c*in proud of it
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      DIGG IT!

    • http://www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com

      my page rank is 2 and im f*c*in proud of it
      Cars with big rims, lambo doors, candy paint, and more @ www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com

      DIGG IT!

      • http://www.daotaolaixehanoi.com lala

        my pr is 0 http://www.daotaolaixehanoi.com and want it goal 4

        • http://www.5starstour.com lala

          http://www.5starstour.com from pr 3 to 2 ???

    • http://www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com

      my page rank is 2 and im f*c*in proud of it
      Cars with big rims, lambo doors, candy paint, and more @ www.bigchrome.zoomshare.com

      DIGG IT!

    • http://www.dpuniverse.com Guest

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    • http://www.cricketsutra.com Ashish

      i hv just launched my iste… how many ideal days it will take to show a PR !

    • vikki

      My PageRank is 1: http://www.hussenmieten.at
      and 3: http://www.navleky.sk

  • Ronald

    Hi, it’s a good article there you have, anyway, what is the significant of having Google Page Rank? Don’t you think that Alexa Traffic Rank is more concise? Is Google Page Rank related to the Adsense itself? The higher the Page Rank the higher the CTR? Or it’s just Google’s game to make people use their Adwords to increase their Page Rank? If you visit my blog, it’s never be in PR 1, always 0, hahaha…http://ronalddaniar.blogspot.com I hope I can get a reply from your soon. By the way, is there any forum that you can suggest me to join? I only join MyBlogLog. Thanks

    • http://www.chl-tx.com Instructor

      I have several websites, and I was quite surprised to find that one of them had a PR of 4, and one had a PR of 3. About the only advertising I have done of either of them has been (on-topic!) posts in various related fora (some only marginally related).

      The one with a PR of 3 consistently pulls more response and more business than the one with PR of 4, so I’m wondering just what additional benefit I would get for boosting PR.

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      • http://www.toolmannet.com edan

        PR is no miens traffic
        only your position on the directory
        links is no 1 for traffic

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  • http://yasaruwan.gunathilake.com Yasaruwan

    This is a good article with some tips to improve the page rank but you says “Google doesn’t look at your back links page ranks to determine what yours is going to be. It simply looks at how many back links you have.”

    But here is what Google says:

    PageRank Explained

    PageRank relies on the uniquely democratic nature of the web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page’s value. In essence, Google interprets a link from page A to page B as a vote, by page A, for page B. But, Google looks at considerably more than the sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; for example, it also analyzes the page that casts the vote. Votes cast by pages that are themselves “important” weigh more heavily and help to make other pages “important.” Using these and other factors, Google provides its views on pages’ relative importance.

    Of course, important pages mean nothing to you if they don’t match your query. So, Google combines PageRank with sophisticated text-matching techniques to find pages that are both important and relevant to your search. Google goes far beyond the number of times a term appears on a page and examines dozens of aspects of the page’s content (and the content of the pages linking to it) to determine if it’s a good match for your query.

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    • http://www.thedeadskunk.com Guest

      Agree,but just link to all, and everything you can.
      As I stated earlier, we are only testing at the moment, but still have managed to get noticed by Google.Click on the link to our online shopping and auction website below to view our pagerank.


  • http://opensourcedevelopment.net OpenSourceDevelopment

    This is good contents of how to increase PR and SEO Optimization, Very good

  • http://www.enswr.com/index.html AJS

    Good article by Charles, I have read the other articles as well. Would like to see some more article based on search optimization.


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  • http://www.karyainternational.com Ralph Ural

    I think he did a great job. But Googles take on it is also really exciting. I don’t know if page rank is an accurate way of measuring a sites contents. I have a page with a pr of 3 and it has nothing in it really. I don’t know how that happened but hey. Not gonna complain..:)


    • http://www.fmtvindia.blogspot.com sujatashiv

      you have provided good knowledge about increasing PR. i am using some of the techniques but not sure in how much time my blogs PR will improve….


    • http://www.luckywaterjet.com Tim Long

      I also thought the article was an excellent primer on Google PR. Thank you for sharing.


  • http://inside-n-outside.blogspot.com Vish..!

    That was something useful..

    Thanks dear…


  • sylv

    Thanks a lot. It really helps.. How about Virallink? does it really helps in increasing traffic and PR?

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  • http://www.rcbarnes.com Ryan Barnes

    Well, this has certainly helped me out a bunch. I think I need to do some more research on PR and SEO even if it is for my own blog.

  • http://www.gamesterstalk.com Rimvis

    Thanks for the good article. I’m working hard to increase the PR of my forum so I hope these things will be useful.


  • http://www.litmos.com Richard Chetwynd

    Do you think bulk backlink campaigns are worth it or do they generally result in many negative links.


    • http://earnfun.blogspot.com ashina

      I write for Pay per post.com and I need a higher page rank so that I get more advertisers offers to write on with higher payouts Till now thats the only reason, I have found page rank good for something. Mine is only 2 and have somehow got stuck at this number any ideas how it can improve? How I got that, I have no idea but now what can I do to improve I have tried all your methods but none worked for me atleast.

  • Josh townsened

    Very good tips. Thank you for sharing.

    Josh T

  • http://dhaka-pic.blogspot.com animesh

    as a blogger it is very very usrful for me.

  • http://www.mindcenter.net Mind Center

    Thanks for some helpful info.

  • http://www.beyondweblogs.com Naveed Razaq

    Dear Charles,

    Google is lil bit more intelligent :), isn’t. your tips are really very useful. Is there any way to increase PR ?

    Naveed Razaq

  • http://annie-pinaybeauty.blogspot.com Annie

    It’s such a helpful article that i would love to follow in order to gain pagerank on my site, i just started last month and my pagerank is still 0 so it’s a nice article to look at. thanks

    • http://www.indianic.com/ Sandeep Mundra

      How the page rank is different from page to page of single website. Is the page ranks is the page rank is depend upon the link you are getting from same IP block sites, is google check that whether the link page is on same IP network or it does not care ?

      Sandeep Mundra
      outsource software and web consultant.

  • http://foodshow2000.com Lot

    Thanks for the good info. But please tell me if there’s a significant way i can increase the pagerank of my site.

  • http://www.numentrust.com/ Internet Success

    I believe many people base their whole Google campaign on getting backlinks to raise their PR but you still have to base everything on a fundamental process and it all starts from building a web site that is search engine friendly meaning web standard compliant sites is the first step, then understanding your audience and basing your keywords on your audience, services, products, etc. Make sure your content is inlined with your keywords using proper Header tags, and using and when needed. Most importantly writing for your audience and not the search engines. Make sure you do proper internal linking and after you’ve accomplished all of your on page optimization tactics, you can concentrate on your PR campaign. This has worked for me on a number of sites that are constantly within the top three of Google, “many which are only PR 1 and still ranking #1 with the ones just below PR3, 4, etc.” just FYI.

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  • http://www.sitelife.com Robert Bonslater

    Thanks for the information!

  • http://www.michelsgroup.com Jason Michels

    So I was just wondering if you are using something like Google AdWords to post ads does that count as a link or just when it is on a web page like a forum?

    • http://www.rstechnocrats.com rstechnocrats

      this is very good articles

      • http://qoaa.blogspot.com Cito

        enjoyed the tips!


        • http://www.mhmgs.com Abraham Kurian

          Forum posting increase PR. Great information for me! Thanks.

          Abraham kurian

    • http://www.artcompedia.com cris

      As far as I know: AdWords-like links have no effect.
      They are not counted as backlinks.
      Think that they are inserted in a page with JS which will not be interpreted by Google.
      Something else, about partner links: I think that outgoing links will dilute one’s PR.

  • http://www.balicare.org rama

    i’m getting frustrated with google pr. my site (http://www.balicare.org) has been online since march 2007, and it has 85 backlink, but the pr is still 0..i don’t know why its pagerank doesn’t increase

    • http://www.theairsoftsniper.com Kemper

      One thing I’m still a little confused about is whether or not linking to unrelated sites is harmful or helpful to our page rank? I’m part of a link exchange program and I have backlinks from several unrelated sites. Is this good or bad?


      • http://www.webwiseshow.com Chris

        Thanks for this list. I will be sure to provide a link to it in my plea to business owners who want to increase their page rank!

        I’m always looking for good content to share with others and this is a MUST!

        • http://www.yoyep.com J Wang

          The pagerank building take much time.
          I wonder is there is a quick way

  • http://www.myblueclick.com Sirbu Angelin

    Is it better if a site with PR 10 links back to you than a site with PR 3?

  • http://www.myblueclick.com Danny Shope

    I have 34 PR 3 backlinks to my site. Is this good?
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    • http://www.limadang.com bennyliew.com

      am not sure how good this article is since am still struggling to increase my page rank..


      • http://rstechnocrats.com ramkumar

        this is good topic to see.
        I like the topic .. keep giving this type of topic


      • http://tvonyourpc.blogspot.com presei

        Google has just too many things i get half of my traffic from google. I can only say that indexing in it is defenetly related to page rank but there are other factors too. People with great minds really exploit page rank options which is just too great. Unfortunately i am kid in this business it may take time to look around to understand concept of page rank your article has just no meaning you want to say the plain legal way to get page rank i want to get tricks to get it… sorry buddy….

      • http://www.apextravel.co.uk riyazali

        Thanks for the good info. But please tell me if there’s a significant way i can increase the pagerank of my site.


      • http://www.getfreepokercash.com Steve

        yeah me too. I am not understading this link ordeal. perhaps someone can share their success. I keep getting people wanting to link to me say i need google to be able to cache my page. or they refuse to link


        • http://www.getfreepokercash.com Steve

          Forgot to put my link in.
          Any help on getting this a page rank?

          I am getting link request but thy continue to say i need my site cached by google.

          Dont get it.


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      • http://www.baratix.com Pedro Roque


        Thanks for your article, it’s very interesting. I have www.baratix.com , a price comparison site in Portugal and I’m considering using subdomains to increase some page ranks. Which is better to use for the keywords ‘ipod nano':
        http://www.baratix.com/ipod-nano or http://www.baratix.com/search.php?search_txt=ipod+nano

        Pedro Roque

  • http://www.OfficeGupshup.com OfficeGupshup

    Nice article Charles, do you have any idea on how to increase Alexa Ranking?

    A wholesome office entertainment and gossip site.

  • http://keshavabharadwaj.googlepages.com keshava Bharadwaj

    This gives a very nice and basic understanding of page rank and searching. Very good post

    -keshava Bharadwaj(kb)

  • http://www.designexpanse.com DESIGNEXPANSE.COM

    Every point indicated here is correct as per my little experience. I can see easily that all of these effect accordingly for Page Rank.

  • http://www.pendulumofmayfair.co.uk http://www.pendulumofmayfair.co.uk

    Great information and very useful. Thank you for guiding me through the page ranking process

  • http://www.lucafiligheddu.com luca Filigheddu

    I always had page rank 5. Today, for unknown reason, I realized my pr dropped to 3. All this said, my traffic is exploding and many of my posts are #1 on Google for some keywords. So, is PR relevant ?!?

    • http://www.ultimate-Anonymity.com Harold Seavers

      For the longest time I had a PR of 5 then just recently it dropped to a 4. Still getting the same amount of traffic from the usual keywords. Many of my most hit keywords have gone up in search ranks to #1 2 or 3 so I am wondering the same thing.

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      • http://detroitsportsforever.blogspot.com #1 Detroit Fan

        As a new blogger, I found the article very helpful. Thanks for the info!


  • http://www.mindcenter.net MindCenter

    I’ll see if the steps really work because I would like to increase our PR.


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  • Aver

    Hi can you please guide how to improve high quality back links

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  • http://www.photographic.gr Photographic

    I used to have PR2 now have more links to my site and PR drop to PR1. I dont understand why?

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  • http://www.sextoycorner.com Christian Bowd

    Very good article, V helpful


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  • http://kuazee.blogspot.com kuazee

    i just heard of someone get banned from google adsnese for being allegedly being linked to another site. problem is, she only has one blog. she thinks it’s because someone had been linked to her.. is this really possible?

  • http://www.wtfiswrong.com SaumZ

    Love the article, I am implementing your techniques now!

  • http://heelsandsteals.com cjaccardi

    this is all true, i enjoyed this article

  • http://www.kimiyaweb.ir/ milad

    Thank you for your nice tips.

  • http://shirdisaidevotion.blogspot.com Manoj Kumar

    Nice way to increase topics but i was wondering about the 5th point that u made .. my website is on devotion and i hardly get any blogs to offer me links lol

    heres my site http://shirdisaidevotion.blogspot.com

    any suggestion will highly be appreciated

  • http://www.designer-webs.co.uk Andy

    Some really good information here. I’ve been using pagerank as a measure of my sites success for a while now and am still confused as to how important it is.

    Strangly my site recently dropped from PR 3 to PR2 yet went up from page 5 in googles results to page 2.


  • http://www.popcornninja.com Popcorn Ninja

    Great Post! These are some good steps that I definitely need to work on. Thanks!

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  • http://www.notaseoexpert.com Vinh Nguyen

    Thank you Charles for your great post. I will follow your advices as my PR is zero :)

  • richard

    very good info…..i need more backlinks to my betting site which is still a PR0. Its hard finding the links though! Anyone interested in link exchange please contact me richierich00@hotmail.com.

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