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Is G just taunting me? - Brief spike in PR



3:01 pm on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Today on of the sites I own suddenly went from PR 5 to Pr 7 and then back. Is something afoot or is G just toying with me?

(pulls out last remaining hair)


5:31 pm on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I've seen some wierd stuff too .. I had one page on my site have a sudden spike for no reason at all .. it's a little links page with only one link to it from one page in my own site. For a few days it out-ranked my homepage.. blew my mind.


6:21 pm on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

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BTW, it then went back to PR5. (sigh)


6:22 pm on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

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so could there be a PR update on the way?


10:33 pm on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

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It was another DC who show your PR.
Your site don't have same PR in all DC's.
There are tools online to check this.


10:54 pm on Aug 20, 2006 (gmt 0)

Although some DC's have a different guage of your site, I doubt that there's a reason that they would PR5 & PR7 difference (given that PR7 is quite difficult to achieve these days). I would try a link: search the next time you see it, as IMHO incoming link updates are the only likely force that would have made such a difference.

All the best though.

Col :-)


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