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> However, if the main page has a PR of 5 but the link page has a lower PR than 4, it probably won't do me much good.
PR gets added, so unless you incur a penalty every bit counts. A lot of links from low PR pages will, over time, add up.
The PR you receive from a page is (roughly) that page's PR divided by the number of links on that page. You may want to read a more detailed explanation of PR at [url snip] This is an excellent article, on its first page you will find a link to its author's equally good article on the Google Dance.
There is very much more than PR to optimizing a site for Google, read Brett's classic post at [webmasterworld.com...]
[edited by: paynt at 12:04 pm (utc) on Mar. 4, 2003]
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