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Toolbar PageRank update - May 2009
conor




msg:3921218
 10:12 pm on May 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Seeing TBPR update on some sites from Europe.

 

maximus12




msg:3921226
 10:24 pm on May 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Confirmed, pr updated today

kamikaze Optimizer




msg:3921243
 10:55 pm on May 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Same here, in the USA. New site launched April 20th is showing a PR5 on index.

MikeKay




msg:3921252
 10:59 pm on May 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Also confirmed, PR update. Sites that I monitor seem to have dropped -1PR.

robzilla




msg:3921253
 11:02 pm on May 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yep. Google Ad Planner for AdSense Publishers [webmasterworld.com], a thread started on May 6, is a PR5 now.

ziajunu




msg:3921265
 11:29 pm on May 27, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yes page rank changing

ning




msg:3921319
 1:48 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Great!

cangoou




msg:3921507
 9:20 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hm, the PR of subpages is becoming stranger and stranger. Everybody tells you that content and user-participation rules. So I created a forum, which got about 100 users in 8 weeks. Now every subpage of my domain got PR, but in the subpages in the forum the toolbar keeps grey (and yes: They are indexed ;-))

2clean




msg:3921500
 9:14 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

< moved from another location >

For what it's worth - and I see it as a prize for my linking efforts - I am seeing a Google Page Rank update.

The funniest thing is that it's my page of links that has taken the biggest increase, going from 0 to 3.

[edited by: tedster at 9:56 am (utc) on May 28, 2009]

cabowabo




msg:3921537
 10:42 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Only increases in PR in my portfolio, not one decrease. Can't remember the last time that happened.

Marcia




msg:3921538
 10:44 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yes. Ouch!

cabowabo




msg:3921548
 10:58 am on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Also seeing strong increases in sub-pages too.

BillyS




msg:3921801
 4:09 pm on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

>>Only increases in PR in my portfolio, not one decrease. Can't remember the last time that happened.

Same here, is it Christmas alreay?

HuhuFruFru




msg:3921822
 4:48 pm on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

So there are still people here who care about PageRank.... funny

Seb7




msg:3921837
 5:27 pm on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Confirmed! A good day.

zipposs




msg:3921882
 6:36 pm on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

Confirmed, same here.

MrBlack




msg:3921978
 8:42 pm on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

My pagerank fell by 1 to just 1!, Traffic is up and the site still ranks number 1 with sitelinks for some very competitive terms. I can't work it out.

mayest




msg:3922002
 9:12 pm on May 28, 2009 (gmt 0)

In the last update, I went from mostly PR 4 down to 3. This time, I've regained the 4 on many pages. TBPR may be meaningless, but it makes me feel good to see some gains.

maximillianos




msg:3922138
 1:38 am on May 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

10 year old site... we were a PR5 for the last 4 years (oddly it never changed). Now we are a 4. Go figure... =)

We gain links slowly (on news sites, blogs, and more) every week. We don't do any social networking or promotions though. We've watched two new (less than a year) competitor sites jump to a PR5 simply by self-promotion on all the social sites.

Alas the old school way of making good content and letting the links roll in naturally does not seem to be working... at least for us! ;-)

Oddly, we launched another site 2 years ago. It has barely any inbound links, and it is a PR4. Our older site has thousands of inbound links gained over 10 years, it is a PR4.

Traffic continues to grow, so we can't complain! (though I guess I am complaining... ;-)

jackgordon




msg:3922277
 8:49 am on May 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

I also dropped PR.. I have a site based in the UK.

jaski




msg:3922401
 1:56 pm on May 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

A brand new website opened at PR 5 .. :)

JS_Harris




msg:3922424
 2:32 pm on May 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

In checking new articles I find that every article with an outbound link to a quality source ranks 1 higher than similar articles without the outbound link.

Bewenched




msg:3922581
 6:36 pm on May 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

All these new sites with a PR of 5... that's strange.

We haven't seen any changes in our main pages and we have too many subs to check them all.

JohnRoy




msg:3924207
 8:21 pm on Jun 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

So there are still people here who care about PageRank.... funny

We all care about the real pagerank.

However, it's interesting that people still believe the PR Toolbar has some relevancy.

kamikaze Optimizer




msg:3924982
 6:41 pm on Jun 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

All these new sites with a PR of 5... that's strange.

I normally see new sites come out of the starting gate with + 1 PR higher than normal, then after update 2 or 3 they settle back to normal.

BradleyT




msg:3925000
 7:03 pm on Jun 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

However, it's interesting that people still believe the PR Toolbar has some relevancy.

So given the choice between TBPR 0 and TBPR 10 you would happily accept the 0?

randle




msg:3925006
 7:09 pm on Jun 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

However, it's interesting that people still believe the PR Toolbar has some relevancy.

I admit I can occasionally catch myself wearing the proverbial tin hat, but it sure looks like what is displayed in that tool bar is systematically distorted. Its morphed from a real indicator of a sites quality to a program of disinformation aimed at creating confusion, primarily to throw off the link industry.

I think your better off charting crawl rates, than looking at that little green bar to determine whatever that “signal” meant to you.

nuevojefe




msg:3927666
 3:53 am on Jun 6, 2009 (gmt 0)

It's probably been about 3-4 years since I posted in a "PR Update" thread. Just have to say, it's significant when a PR update thread no longer spans 50 pages!

sribasu




msg:3933195
 9:52 pm on Jun 14, 2009 (gmt 0)

I got down with my site. Any suggestion for a newbie

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