March 19, 2008

Link Glossary: PageRank

Page Rank:
  • A method developed and patented by Stanford University and Larry Page (co-founder of Google) to rank search engine results. PageRank gives a unique ranking to every page on the internet. The ranking is based on the number and quality of inbound links pointing to a page.
Part of my goal here is to share what I'm learning while stumbling through my career with others, hence a new glossary series on link related terms. This is a brief explanation of PageRank, but Google offers more thorough information here.

PageRank tip... usually a website has to have a PageRank of at least 4 to be relevant to SEO results.

Glossary Definition From
The Definitive Guide to Link Buying by Patrick Gavin

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