Tag Archives: pagerank

Toolbar PageRank Update In Progress?

| Created: April 29th, 2008
Search Engine Optimisation 25 Comments

I’ve just noticed that both the Search Status extension for Firefox and the Google Toolbar for IE are reporting More Than Scratch The Surface as having a toolbar PageRank of 5. This is 1 higher than the PR4 the site had the last time I noticed (a couple of days ago). Continue reading

Don’t Let Your CommentLuv Be Stolen Away!

| Created: February 5th, 2008
Search Engine Optimisation 266 Comments

Many WordPress blogs are adopting the CommentLuv plugin, because it gives readers extra incentive to make a comment – it automatically adds a link to the commentator’s latest post at the end of their comment.

This is great for the commentator, for several reasons outlined below. However, some people are not taking full advantage of the benefits. Continue reading

Finally – The Google Slap…

| Created: January 29th, 2008
General 45 Comments

More Than Scratch The Surface has finally been penalised by Google. I noticed today that my toolbar PageRank has dropped from PR4 to PR0. It appears to only be a toolbar PR penalty – I am still in the same place in the SERPs. Continue reading

Final Thoughts On The PageRank Debacle

| Created: October 31st, 2007
Search Engine Optimisation 22 Comments

Many things have been said about the recent toolbar PageRank update. Most tend to agree that PageRank has lost relevance and that we shouldn’t place too much importance on it. Most of us feel it’s time to move on and stop talking about it. I’ll do that, but not until I’ve had a final say on the matter. Continue reading

Google PageRank From PR0 To PR4? Maybe…

| Created: October 27th, 2007
General 12 Comments

I’ve been an interested reader in the current PageRank blogstorm, but not an active participant. I haven’t been affected personally as this blog was created after the last toolbar update, so my PageRank has been 0.

After reading Andy Beard’s Real or Fake PageRank Update In Progress, I decided to see what the PageRank checkers were saying about my site. The answer: It seems I’ve jumped from PR0 to PR4! Continue reading

Roundup – Plugins, Milestones and Storms

| Created: October 25th, 2007
General 6 Comments

This is the first update / roundup style post on More Than Scratch The Surface. I originally thought I’d stick to articles, but I can now see the need to write about things that aren’t worth a full post. Expect to see these occasionally. Continue reading