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PR/Backlink updating?
Dec-6
nanocet




msg:205265
 8:48 am on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is anyone else seeing this this morning?
I see PR and backlinks updated on several of my sites as of this morning.
Did I miss mention of it in another thread?

 

Stefan




msg:205295
 2:02 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Whoah! My index just went to a PR6 from 5... Yeah, man!

(More backlinks showing too)

zeus




msg:205296
 2:04 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yes I see the new backlinks it looks like they have used the filter from before the last update, but not much change in rankings, but new sites has joined with new links.

zeus

seofreak




msg:205297
 2:06 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

I don't think it's an update, just that the PR and backlinks are now showing.

exactly what i wanted to say.

zeus




msg:205298
 2:09 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

I think it is a new backlinks update, because I added a site to the net 2 weeks ago and 1 week ago it had no backlinks now it has new backlinks.

zeus

Stefan




msg:205299
 2:11 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yes, not an update. My serps are the exact same. I know what bumped me up from a high PR5 to a PR6, it was the Yahoo directory listing I got a few weeks ago... Google now shows 4 backlinks from different Yahoo directory pages, one of them a PR6 with about 5 links on the page. Wicked.

ADDED: A lot of inner pages up to PR5. Used to have about 15 of them... looks like it's doubled.

[edited by: Stefan at 2:22 pm (utc) on Dec. 6, 2003]

GranPops




msg:205300
 2:17 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

From Spain, no idea which DC.
New sites, showing all backlinks, and PR5, since last night.

Mardi_Gras




msg:205301
 2:18 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

All external backlinks gone. PR unchanged. Still nowhere to be found in the SERPs.

Miop




msg:205302
 2:21 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

When my pr and backlinks changed, they fluctuated for around a week before settling down to the higher.

claimsweb




msg:205303
 2:49 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Dont want to urinate on bonfires here but..

I used to get a buzz out of a PR adjustment and backlink increase - but now - well my feet are staying firmly on the ground.

What good is a few hundred extra backlinks or a pr increase of +1 when no one has a clue what impact it is going to have on the serps. I doubt it will ressurrect anyone from the dead and the significance of PR nowadays is very much open to debate.

Its all very well sitting there with a PR 7 but when the dial is turned and the knobs fiddled - you'll still drop like a stone.

But Im not bitter (well ok maybe a wee bit)

DerekH




msg:205304
 3:01 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

claimsweb began

Dont want to urinate on bonfires here but..

and ended

But Im not bitter (well ok maybe a wee bit)

I think it deserves a special commendation for a post to start with urination and end up having a wee!

===
But yes, my links are up by 10% too
DerekH

Imaster




msg:205305
 3:47 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

My PR is up, but lost almost half of my pages. They are all fine and have been there for years, but I don't understand what's happening post-florida. Perhaps it's the Christmas fever ;)

bekyed




msg:205306
 4:03 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

our backlinks have increased by 14 new links but position is still the same
will this change do you think?

Bek.

bekyed




msg:205307
 4:04 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Sorry position is 10th page on major keywords sorry.
Can a moderator check my site - sticky me for the url

Bek

finer9




msg:205308
 4:06 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Updated backlinks and PR on main google.

Serps dont seem different for me, however.

Stefan




msg:205309
 4:07 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

I'd suspect not, Bek. Sometimes the PR can shift up and down before it settles in at the higher number... you can hope for that.

If those new backlinks are all PR4 it might not be enough to bump you up.

ADDED: sorry, Bek, you meant serps? This PR/backlink change we're seeing had aleady been factored into the results... the PR is just catching up

[edited by: Stefan at 4:13 pm (utc) on Dec. 6, 2003]

bunltd




msg:205310
 4:11 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

PR is up here, backlinks increased, but SERPS remain unchanged. (Happy for the PR and backlinks, though)

LisaB

SEOtop10




msg:205311
 4:16 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Ouch! I look like the only one with dropped PR. Lost 1 point on 2 important domains :(

mm91




msg:205312
 4:29 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Went down from PR4 to a PR2!

damit :)

Joe_Jordan




msg:205313
 7:22 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Woohoo! New site to PR5 in 45 days! That must be a record, right? :)

nileshkurhade




msg:205314
 7:30 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yes PR and Backlinks have been updated, My site now has more backlinks :) but still not in SERPs :(

superscript




msg:205315
 7:38 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

If it is a commercial site, PR really doesn't seem to make much difference anymore. I've gone from PR6 to 7, but I'm still way out of the top hundred on important searches.

sit2510




msg:205316
 7:43 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Based upon G behavior after Dominic, normally the change in serp would be reflected before the update of backlinks and PR. Not sure if this behavior has been changed another way round.

pardo




msg:205317
 8:41 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Woohoo! New site to PR5 in 45 days! That must be a record, right? :)

I'm sorry Joe, I'm exactly as surprised as you are with our new domain. Last update new with 4, now going to 5.

We started on 30th October, so that makes 38 days... ;) but I think you'll not mind that at all with a 5'er so quickly...

mayday9




msg:205318
 8:48 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

PR0 to PR5 in 3 weeks here.

Darko

espeed




msg:205319
 9:36 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

New site launched November 8 went from PR0 to PR6.

PanUK




msg:205320
 9:50 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

PR5 up to PR6, backlinks gone from 4 to 246.

oaktown




msg:205321
 9:53 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

My backlinks were 3,900, then with Florida went to 4,850 (it took several days for all the dcs to synch up). Now I'm down to 1,900. Some of the interior pages dropped from a 7 to 6. Is this going to be permanent? Please say it ain't so!

teeceo




msg:205322
 9:58 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

its so joe, its so:). Na, there is still lots of time before everything is "smart and final":). lol.

Teeceo.

espeed




msg:205323
 11:31 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

Sorry Joe -- One of my sites went live November 8 and it's a PR6 today (28 days).

markus007




msg:205324
 11:47 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

check www2.google.com all our sites are coming back. I started a new thread but it will probably take a while to get approved.

skipfactor




msg:205325
 11:49 pm on Dec 6, 2003 (gmt 0)

I'm seeing a respectable comeback on www2 & www3 for missing broad money terms on a crippled homepage. Fasten your seatbelts.

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