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Not everyone knows exactly how Google Page Rank works, but we all know it’s important.

Google Page Rank is a 0-10 score assigned by Google that rates the popularity of an indexed web page based on the number and type of external links pointing to that page. In short, it’s kind of like a popularity contest and getting people to vote for your web site by linking to you.

The infographic below explains the importance of getting the right number of links, along with focusing on only getting links from quality sites to further improve your overall Google Page Rank.

Zac Johnson is a online marketer with 15 years of experience and also a blogger at and, as well as the author of Blogging Tips: Confessions of a Six Figure Blogger on

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    on 12 Mar 12 at 3:20 am

    I have seen some sites which have their domain name registered 3 years back but had nothing much in it. yet the google page rank was 3 for that website. My Stock market blog is regularly updated since past 2 years but still has the page rank 2. Is it dependent on the age of a domain rather than content…

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      on 12 Mar 12 at 11:02 am

      Just keep on pushing through the rankings. It takes a bit of work

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    on 12 Mar 12 at 4:33 am

    My website ( is 8 months old, have couple of backlinks but still the pagerank is 0, how can I improve it?

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      on 12 Mar 12 at 11:01 am

      Do what you’re doing now, go out comment, be active. Try getting comments on high pr ranked pages.

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