Google Ditches PageRank in Webmaster Tools

21 12 2009

Google has quietly gotten rid of PageRank in Webmaster Tools. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable points to a thread featuring an explanation from Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Susan Moskwa. “We’ve been telling people for a long time that they shouldn’t focus on PageRank so much; many site owners seem to think it’s the most important metric for them to track, which is simply not true,” says Moskwa.

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Cutts: Look For New Toolbar PageRanks Soon

25 07 2008

Users of the Google Toolbar will see updated PageRank values for websites become available over the next few days. Google’s noteworthy engineer Matt Cutts stirred up the SEO world with a little note on his blog. The always-sparkling discussion of PageRank and its secret sauce got a nudge from Cutts with his announcement.

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Webmasters Ponder PageRank Discrepancy

14 01 2008

An update to the Google Directory has webmasters puzzling over an apparent discrepancy in PageRank scores. For months, the speculation surrounded an apparent decrease in PageRank scores on Google’s Toolbar

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