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PR vs many links and low PR

What is most important Many links or High PR



8:14 pm on Mar 15, 2005 (gmt 0)

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HI all!

I am a newbie at this and I have a question regarding, links and Page Rank.

I have noticed that many of the pages that are ranked well with google have many (3000+) links linking to them. But some have a relatively low Page Rank (3 or lower)

What is more important to rank well with google?
Many links or a High Page Rank.

With this I mean that many miscellaneous links may result in a lower PR, then few high quality links from high PR sites.


9:06 pm on Mar 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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A few thousand low PR links (from different sites on different IPs) with anchor text that uses several variations of your target search terms is a lot better for ranking high in the SERPS than a handful of PR6 and 7 links. This has been and continues to be my experience at least.


5:26 am on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Google uses more than 100 factors in deciding which results show. PR is one, link anchor text is another and on-page factors such as keyword density plays a strong role. No one thing does it.

Be aware of the many factors and try to balance them out.


2:27 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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When I do a search for my keywords, I see links to my site (I still can't find my site though). When I do a link:mysite it shows nothing? If you aquired theses links this past month, will they show in the next PR update?


2:40 pm on Mar 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I would like to know when is Google going stop the rank dancing with my website. LOL

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