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How To Increase Google PageRank?

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Google Page Rank is a quantitative measurement by Google of the importance of a website. Google uses a complex equation to arrive at a value for the rank of a page. The higher the rank the better your site is visible among the billions of sites out there and better are chances of people finding your site..............


Google Page Rank is a number between 1 to 10 given to a web page which shows the importance of that page. It is also calculated for the whole site. Thus your blog is given a Page Rank and each page within your blog is also given a Rank.It depends on the number and quality of other pages linking to your page.

It is calculated by a complex equation which is beyond the scope of this blog. To see the pagerank download the Google Toolbar. You can also download a Firefox extension which shows the page rank in the bottom frame of the browser.


1. Increase your content and get it indexed and crawled by Google. The more original content and pages your site has, the higher will be the pagerank of your site. Update site as frequently as possible with quality content.

2 Put text navigation links to all your pages on the home page. This can be done in the New Blogger with the Archive widget using the Hierarchy module which provides titles of all your pages. In your blog Settings------>Archives------>Enable Post Pages----->Set to Yes and ------>Save Settings. This will give each post on your blog it's own page. Every time you create a post you will create a new page. Do not have page URLs with numbers and question marks (dynamically loaded pages).

3. Link to your home page from every page in your blog. This is done by making your blog header clickable to the home page.

4. Link to other pages in your blog from every other page. Put links to other pages with reference to context in your articles. Since each page does not exist in isolation from the rest of the blog. Any new visitor to your blog page may not have visited your previous pages to understand the full story. Provide links to them so that anyone can quickly visit them to understand more details of what you are talking about.

5. Put outgoing links on another page with a low page rank and not on your home page which has a higher rank. Putting them on your home page will bleed the higher page rank to other sites. For example on Blogger you can put your Blogroll on the post pages using Conditional tags.

6. If you want to put links on the home page yet prevent them from leaching your page rank you can put them in a link list widget and add the rel='nofollow' tag to the code. This will prevent Google spiders from following the links but your visitors can still click on them and visit the other sites. To do this login to Dashboard and click on Layout. Then click on Edit Html subtab of Template tab. First backup your template. Then put a check in Expand Widgets Template box atthetop and scroll down to following code in your Link List widget :

<li><a expr:href='' target='_blank'><></a></li>


<li><a expr:href='' rel='nofollow' target='_blank'><></a></li>

Save Template.

7. Get linked from high Page Rank sites/pages. If someone promises you a link make sure he/she is not using the above tricks and putting your link on an inside low page rank page. Also the page with your link should not be a link farm with plenty of links. One way links are better than reciprocal link exchanges. Links from sites with the same subject as your site are better than links from irrelevant sites.

8. Submit your sitemap to Google. Register your site at Google Webmaster Tools.

9. Free Tools/Graphics/Templates when distributed with a link to your site will give your site a higher Page Rank due to all those inbound links. A prime example is whose Page rank is 10 (highest) because of those links from counters installed in millions of blogs. Distributors of free Wordpress templates also have a high page rank. Submitting articles to article directories also has a similar effect.

10. Last but not the least : Let your money do the talking - Pay for inclusion in high page rank directories or purchase links on high page rank pages.


You can check your blog page rank and even the page rank of your individual posts. Just copy and paste your blog url or your post url at the boxes provided at any of the sites here and press Enter.

NOTE : A higher page rank does not mean that your site will automatically appear on the first page of the search engine result pages (SERPs) returned by Google. That is decided by Search Rank and will be the subject of my next post.

Also I will be comparing Google Page Rank and Technorati Rank in another post.


Bev Schweigert said...

Thanks for the great info! I'm working hard on page rank, but my blog is still pretty new. I just started a page on my blog for related blog links. I've had about 10 of them approved (meaning I have links on my pages for them and they have my link on theirs), but they aren't showing up as links yet... it's been about 4 days. Any idea how long it takes for them to show up?


vin said...

Have you submitted sitemap to Google?
See Tip No 8 in above post. Check for WebCrawl Errors after registering at Google Webmaster Tools. For detailed help email me. The address is in the left column.

TV Genie said...

I just started a blog as well and I'm trying hard to increase the rank. I have two questions.

First, I'm submitting my URL to blog search engines but many of them ask that you put a picture or text link on your blog so you get a better rank in their search engine. Above though you mentioned that outgoing links are not good on your main page. Do these fall under that category? If so, where should I put them so that I can be ranked high on these search engines and in google?

Second, when you say link to other pages and have them linked to you, does this mean find similar blogs and have them put my URL on their blog? If I put their URL on mine where should I put it so it doesnt lower my google rank?


vin said...

TV Genie,

Many sites/blogs have a separate page for outgoing links. You can create a post titled 'Links' and put your links in it.

Reciprocal link exchanges are now devalued by search engines due to widespread practicing of this strategy. The best links are organic one way links from sites dealing with the same subject as your blog. This serves like an endorsement of your blog.

Major said...

Nice Collective Information....Thanks For Sharing....

Yuniarto Rahardjo said...

Nice article...
I hope i will increase my page rank.

Lisa said...

I thought your readers may want to check their website's google rank.

I use:

ladyinpurple/jazzie said...

I really need help. I already submitted a site map to google yet the status says it's ERROR. How will I fix it? And when I tried to submit a map with my blogger it shows this message:General HTTP error: 404 not found
We encountered an error while trying to access your Sitemap. Please ensure your Sitemap follows our guidelines and can be accessed at the location you provided and then resubmit.

PLEASE I NEED HELP in submission of maps to google.I don't know how to let them acess on my location submitted.THANKS.....

Vin said...


Have a look at :

How to Add Sitemap to Google Webmaster Tools.

Shiela said...

Hi i just wanna thank u for having a very helpful blog.. As a begginer like me it really did help me a lot. Thank u so much !!!!

Paintworkz Web Design said...

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farouk said...

i think traffic rank is more important than page rank, i just discovered that page rank doesnt affect the traffic

Vin said...


You are right. Find out your Traffic rank.

How to Increase Traffic Rank?

SickAndTired said...

Thank you for the great info. I am new to this and have tried once before, but no one ever visits? This time I will try google's blog. Maybe it will work better. Would I still need to submit a site map?

Vin said...


A sitemap is for Google spiders. For viewers try providing blog content which is of help to them in your area of expertise.

J.C. Warrior said...

Thank you so much for the great tips and tricks. I will definetly apply them to my blog at
Thanks again and God bless!

Home Based Business said...

I had no idea that outbound links were bad for pagerank with google! I guess I should rethink my link lists

Thanks for the post!

Sailorbits Administrator said...

I have tried to increase my site pagerank........but still unsuccessful

Vin said...

Sailorbits Administrator,

Create a blog (at about your site and post regularly on it about what is hot and happening about your site.

Also become a member of sailor forums and post creative responses to sailor problems. Include site link in signature.

Comment on sailor blogs creatively.

Seth Long said...

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Van Leasing said...

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Trump Network said...

Thanks so much for your advice and easy to follow directions. Including the HTML is huge when it comes to giving such detailed advice. I look forward to future posts of yours!

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Trump Network said...

Thanks for posting this. My site is now a PR1 site, but I think I need to get to at lease PR3 to get on google page 1 for my keywords. This info is a big help.

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