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The day before Halloween, Google caught webmasters by surprise by secretly updating Pagerank. Google Pagerank is probably the metric most webmasters go crazy for and mostly advertisers run after to plot their link building strategies.
The importance of this metric has been a long hot debate in the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) industry. I may run out of space on this blog if I would tackle how this metric has changed the web in countless facets.
Start up businesses especially those focusing to get into the SERP (Search Engine Results Page) are gunning after blogs in particular for their link building strategies. In fact, some venture into paid links in exchange of a link or two with their desired anchor text in return for some meager amount.
Blog advertising marketplaces have avenues for advertisers wishing to get the buzz for their product and/or links to their site. This practice has been long controversial because as some say, it makes Google mad thus penalize the sites engaged in this activity. Again, this topic may hold perhaps an entire blog to scrutinize the facts.
Google had recently removed the Pagerank metric in the Webmaster Tools because they don’t want webmasters thinking and focusing about Pagerank which they find silly so omitting such details may sway its implication of having importance.
Lots of reactions came out after such move but for me, search engine rankings and getting found in the SERPs is what matters to me. But the question is, does your Pagerank convert money? How does your website or blog’s pagerank help you generate online income?
If website traffic monetization is possible through Google Adsense, what role do you think does Pagerank play in terms of monetization with the exemption of paid links?
Category: web authoring
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