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I recently moved several of my sites to SSL and the pagerank was not affected either positively or negatively. I followed all of Google's guidelines, which are basically just like you described: Get your site working smoothly with HTTPS. My biggest needed change was to only use relative and protocol relative links. For example: href="page.html" and when ...


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It is highly likely that Google reduces the linkjuice passed from one site to another if it is on the same IP address because Google makes the logical and reasonable assumption that the link isn't an unbiased link. Google uses links as 'votes' for how important a site is - the more links it gets from other sites the higher it's 'authority'. The more links ...


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If your customer is not doing anything shady or does not break any search engine recommendation, then using different IP addresses will not improve SEO. It is a waste of time and money. If your customer is doing something shady, using different IP address may delay a little the moment search engines found about it, but not by long, and once they penalize ...


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Although there are some great answers here, there is one explanation missing, how PageRank is actually calculated. In the simplest form, PageRank is an algorithm that is calculated on the number and quality of links that are linking to your site. The higher the PR of the sites linking to a page, the higher the PR should be. More info here: PageRank from ...


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First things first. I am going to assume that your site is new or less than a year old. Often the very foundation of good SEO is ignored choosing to jump into that nitty-gritty of on-page, off-page, backlinks, and other SEO efforts that are important but of secondary importance. I will cover the foundation of SEO which all other SEO efforts rely. It is only ...


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Focus on your content. The most important factor for your page rank is the content on your site. If your content is original and useful, it will draw more visitors than a page with poor content. Update your website regularly with new content. Websites that stagnate and do not stay current will drop in the ranks. Ensure that your content matches your site ...


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Q: My site's PageRank has gone up / gone down / not changed in months! A: Don't worry. In fact, don't bother thinking about it. We only update the PageRank displayed in Google Toolbar a few times a year; this is our respectful hint for you to worry less about PageRank, which is just one of over 200 signals that can affect how your site is crawled, ...


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I believe this practice is known as a Link Wheel in SEO terms. The idea is to have a bunch of different sites (known as spokes) each generating content to point to your main "target" domain (where he sells stuff). Each spoke site will generally link to one of the other spoke sites, and also to the target site. Thus passing half the link juice to the other ...



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