Fast and Simple SEO to Increase from PageRank 0

I was very surprised when I learned that I had quickly increased to a PageRank of 3 within less than 30 days of having created this blog.  A few weeks later, I reflected upon some of the things that may have contributed to improving my PageRank. More recently, I came across some additional information that may actually provide the real reason I rose so quickly.

So what is the secret to going from a PageRank 0 to 3 in less than 30 days?  It’s actually quite simple.  Have your site added to a blogroll on a site with PageRank.  The incoming links from the blogroll must not be nofollow links, otherwise they will not contribute to your PageRank.

Notice I said simple, not easy.  If you already have a blog with PageRank or a very good friend that has a PageRanked blog, then it is simple and easy.  If not, go out and make some friends.  :) I added GeekLad to my blogroll on WealthBoy, and I believe it is the number one factor in what increased my PageRank so quickly.

Last month, I developed a Greasemonkey script for providing nofollow information in Google Webmaster Tools.  I took a look at the incoming links for http://geeklad.com and what I found was very interesting.  There were only a handful of incoming links (that were not nofollow) to my site that had a PageRank, and the majority of them coming from WealthBoy.  There were only three other inbound links that were not nofollow, had PageRank, and did not come from WealthBoy:

In all, I have 15 inbound links that are not nofollow with PR 1-3.  I have 154 inbound links that are PR 0 that are not nofollow.  Of the 154 inbound links, only 29 of them are coming from sites other than WealthBoy.  I think this is all very compelling evidence that all it takes to increase your PageRank quickly is to be placed on the blogroll of a site with PageRank.

When I came to the realization as to why my PageRank increased so quickly, it did take some of the wind out of my sails.  It wasn’t due to all the time and effort I spent in developing lots of useful and relevant information.  It was because I took 10 seconds to add myself to my blogroll on another blog.

However, it was an important discovery to make and share.  I was compelled to find the answer, and in the process I’ve learned a lot about search engine optimization.  I also developed a useful tool for nofollow link analysis.

I’m also working on a server-side tool.  It will allow people that do not use FireFox and Greasemonkey to perform external link analysis as well.  The server-side tool I’m working on helped me perform the analysis I shared here, but it is not yet ready for production.  You can be certain that I will share it with the masses as soon as it is ready.

About GeekLad

Geeklad is a technology enthusiast and programming hobbyist. Occasionally he will put together useful little bits of code (be it JavaScript or PHP) and share them with the world. He also enjoys creating and sharing howtos, describing how to do the things people want to do with their computers.
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  • http://www.lazymanandmoney.com Lazy Man and Money

    I think it really matters how often Google updates the pixels of it's PageRank. I've seen them go 9 months without updating it and then update twice in the next months. If you are in the later area when you launch your site, you'll have a short at getting a PR3. If it's 9 months before they push an update out, you won't see those pixels.

    Note that this does not mean that you are not a PR3 in Google's internal servers. It just means that there are two logs, one that they use and one for public display.

  • http://geeklad.com GeekLad

    That may have been the case when I launched GeekLad. It does seem to have
    been a while since I've seen things update on Google Webmaster Tools. I'll
    definitely write up a post the next time an update gets pushed to my
    webmaster tools dashboard. .

    Unfortunately (and fortunately), I don't think the majority of my external
    links will be from WealthBoy the next time my dashboard gets updated. If
    the majority of my external links are still from WealthBoy, then it would be
    a good confirmation of what I observed when I wrote up this post. If not
    then it's anyone's guess. I do still believe that blogrolls are a great way
    to build up your PageRank.

  • http://www.lazymanandmoney.com Lazy Man and Money

    I think it really matters how often Google updates the pixels of it's PageRank. I've seen them go 9 months without updating it and then update twice in the next months. If you are in the later area when you launch your site, you'll have a short at getting a PR3. If it's 9 months before they push an update out, you won't see those pixels.

    Note that this does not mean that you are not a PR3 in Google's internal servers. It just means that there are two logs, one that they use and one for public display.

  • http://geeklad.com GeekLad

    That may have been the case when I launched GeekLad. It does seem to have
    been a while since I've seen things update on Google Webmaster Tools. I'll
    definitely write up a post the next time an update gets pushed to my
    webmaster tools dashboard. .

    Unfortunately (and fortunately), I don't think the majority of my external
    links will be from WealthBoy the next time my dashboard gets updated. If
    the majority of my external links are still from WealthBoy, then it would be
    a good confirmation of what I observed when I wrote up this post. If not
    then it's anyone's guess. I do still believe that blogrolls are a great way
    to build up your PageRank.

  • http://www.norhafidz.com Norhafidz

    Congratulations on your update, mine stay the same. In fact, not everyone I know enjoyed an increase this time around. Still confused why Google did that

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    thanks for the info….really appreciate your efforts

    I have listed down some web directories/webistes on my blog were we can submit our URL and increase traffic for free

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    Very informative blog. I learned a lot about pagerank. I too want to increase my page rank. I'm still kinda new to these things. Can you include me on your blogroll? If its no biggie.

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    Backlinks are difficult for me. Sometimes they seem to work and others I through links and more links and the rank never improve.

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    At the end of the day all you really need is one quality backlink from another high PR page.

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    Seems google do not count article directories in theire arithmetic recently.1 year ago directory submition bring me many backlinks but no nothing,anyone have the same expierence?

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    that's some interesting tips.. thanks for sharing. any other tips to increase the pagerank fast?

  • http://geeklad.com GeekLad

    Badges and plugins are a great way to build backlinks, which will also help
    to quickly bump up your PageRank.

  • http://www.vickyadvani.blog.co.in vicky

    thanks for all the info….my blog page rank has increased from zero to 1..all thanks to ur tips

    vicky
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    thanks for suggestions, i use firefox addon called “nodofollow” to know which is do follow and which is not

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    I came to one blog site which have PR – 5. when I analysis the site came to know that the domain is of 6 months old. There is no more contents on the blogs and also not looking good. How is it possible to achieve PR – 5 within 6 months? Could you please clear me?

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    It would seem to me that Google is a very random beast. Things that work for some sites won't work for others depending on a variety of factors. Consistent link building seems to work in the long run, but sometimes Google takes its sweet time recognizing your effort.

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    Thanks for the tips! Now I have some ideas how to increase my blog's page rank.

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    I am doing seo on my website since last 2 to 3 months but still my pr is 0. Could you please have a look at my website and could you give me some suggestions?

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