SEO Q&A #2: Truth About High-PR Links

Today’s question is not one specific question, but a topic that I get asked about quite often. I’ve decided to mash all the questions together and answer them in one video.

Whenever you see high PageRank backlink building services or link packets and aren’t sure whether they can be trusted, the video below is what you need to know about. When it comes to high-PR backlinks, much of what you read is misleading. Some of that is deception-for-the-sake-of-marketing, some of it is ignorance and some of it is just due to habit and convention of how we talk about links (i.e. we use the wrong expressions out of habit, even though we’d know better).

The video below should clear up some of the confusion caused by all this:

Let me know if you have any follow up questions or comments!



I'm Shane Melaugh and I'm the guy writing most of the posts on this blog. My goal is to provide you with useful, straight-forward insights on how to grow your business by creating compelling offers, driving traffic and increasing conversions.

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Peter Charalambos - December 17, 2010

Molto Grazie young man

Fully answered.

Now…..where can I get some juicy backlinks

Ah yes….maybe Daniel’s review

Peter Sundstrom - December 19, 2010

Well summarised Shane.

It’s one of my pet peeves when people use Page Rank and Page Rank of the home page interchangeably.


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