Niche Finder Definitions – Page Rank
Page Rank (PR)= a grade Google gives your site
Page rank is a number between 0 – 10 which represents Google’s assessment of your reputation and authority.
One of the key factors is the number of the links coming back to your site from other sites AND quality (PR) of the site doing the linking.
In planning a linking strategy, you want to be trying to get links back from high PR sites.
Here’s one of the better articles I’ve come across that explains what PR is, why it’s important and what are it’s limitations…PageRank Explained – Keeping SEO Simple
PR is not the whole story but it is one of the factors Google considers when determining your position in the SERPS.
There are a number of ways to check the Page Rank of your site…
1. Here is one online tool you can use (there are many others)…PRChecker
2. You can add the Search Status plugin to the Firefox browser which will show the Page Rank of every site you’re on in the Status Bar.
3. The PR of competing sites are included in all research reports I do for clients. I am also available to check your stats on a regular basis and that includes your PR. Have you requested your Free 30 minute Consultation?