System: The following message was spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/4414678.htm [webmasterworld.com] by tedster - 1:12 pm on Feb 6, 2012 (EDT -5) I see a PR update on my sites. Looks like Google has done a PR update as of this morning.
In fact, the toolbar PR seems to be updating. I am seeing new pagerank values depending on the browser I'm running. The Chrome add-on is showing updated values most of the time while the FireFox legacy toolbar I still have installed is showing old values.
I'm also seeing a huge increase in Google referrals, but I'm not able to see us listed on the SERP referrals. PR is up across the board.
My last couple PR=6's turned into 5's, but maybe that's because I 301'd them to a new site. Haven't seen much connection between PR and draw in recent years, my most popular page with Google at the moment (recently drawing around a thousand a day) is a 2!
I dropped from a PR 6 to a 5! Is there a contact email from Google specifically for these types of issues (I would like to see why I dropped in PR)? Or is there anything in Google Webmaster Central that can give me any indication as to why I dropped in PR? I noticed this drop in PR on Jan 19th, a few of my competitors dropped in PR also.
5 years ago I launched a new site with a few hundred back links, got a PR5 - no traffic. Now, the same site with over 50k backlinks got a PR1 this update - But with an incredible traffic. Couldn't be happier to see my PR decreasing, in fact I want it to go to a negative number. LOL