Does Google Page Rank Still Count?

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I want to sell some aged websites with content on them.
Some of them have Google Page Rank but does it still count today when it comes to SEO?
Does having Google PR increase the worth of my websites?

Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    Originally Posted by felixcohen View Post

    I want to sell some aged websites with content on them.
    Some of them have Google Page Rank but does it still count today when it comes to SEO?
    Does having Google PR increase the worth of my websites?

    Thanks.

    You have no idea what the PageRank is of any of those websites. Google still uses PageRank, but they stopped releasing the data publicly in 2013.
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    • Profile picture of the author felixcohen
      I used Check Page Rank net to check page rank. Here is what they tell about PR:

      "PageRank is back for 2017! Technically it never went away, it was just not publicly reported by Google anymore. PageRank is back for 2017 thanks to the Open PageRank initiative.

      That's where CheckPageRank.net can come in handy. We are now reporting the open source PageRank number which provides the same simple 1 to 10 ranking that website owners around the world have come to know and trust for years! Plus our new cPR metric will be the latest authority number (0.00 to 10.00) that weighs together other important ranking metrics with our proprietary algorithm, much like Google has been doing, to come up with a number much like what the old PageRank used to be. So you will still be able to see how your site is ranking against similar sites so you can optimize it to get the best ranking and gain more traffic. The best thing is, you can keep coming back to check on your progress and know that you'll get the most accurate results because we use several metrics to calculate your cPR Score and provide you with the most precise results possible to help you improve your website."
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  • Profile picture of the author expmrb
    Originally Posted by felixcohen View Post

    I want to sell some aged websites with content on them.
    Some of them have Google Page Rank but does it still count today when it comes to SEO?
    Does having Google PR increase the worth of my websites?

    Thanks.
    Not so much. Because they are not public anymore.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnSmithh
    Google stop considering PR for long. So it won't update with time and that is the reason it is not considered now. instead of PR, DA and PA are considered nowadays. so if you want to sell the site, You can check the DA and PA. The 50+ score will be considered as good.

    Originally Posted by felixcohen View Post

    I want to sell some aged websites with content on them.
    Some of them have Google Page Rank but does it still count today when it comes to SEO?
    Does having Google PR increase the worth of my websites?

    Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Hi Felix,

    DA - or Domain Authority - seems to be the rage these days when folks are looking to sell sites, or, when potential clients want to place sponsored posts on blogs. If anything do focus on DA but beyond that, I figure that traffic and income earned through the site are key bargaining chips.

    Page Rank is definitely a dinosaur buddy. Long extinct.

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  • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
    Originally Posted by JohnSmithh View Post

    Google stop considering PR for long
    So why does Google say that they still use it and still factor it in the ranking algoirthm?
    Originally Posted by JohnSmithh View Post

    . instead of PR, DA and PA are considered nowadays. so if you want to sell the site, You can check the DA and PA.
    PA and DA are NOT used by Google or any other search engine in their ranking algoirthms.
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    Originally Posted by felixcohen View Post

    I used Check Page Rank net to check page rank. Here is what they tell about PR:
    It doesn't matter what they are saying. They are lying.

    Google has not publicly released PageRank data since December of 2013. That means any data you are checking at that site is 4 and a half years old and totally inaccurate.
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  • Profile picture of the author mamtag
    As per my knowledge I think "Pagerank" always will be an integral part of the Google algorithm but since 2013. PR is important to particular pages of your website. Instead it only impacts one page at a time, but if you have multiple pages ranking high it will have a positive impact on your entire website because of something called domain authority.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      Originally Posted by mamtag View Post

      As per my knowledge I think "Pagerank" always will be an integral part of the Google algorithm but since 2013. PR is important to particular pages of your website. Instead it only impacts one page at a time, but if you have multiple pages ranking high it will have a positive impact on your entire website because of something called domain authority.
      You really should not be posting in SEO forums as you clearly have no idea what you are talking about.
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      • Profile picture of the author mamtag
        I have enough knowledge to post in SEO forums and I am clear about what I am talking about. When you search on Google you will get result: https://www.seoworx.net.au/page-rank-still-important/

        In above link it is clearly mentioned that Google Still Uses Pagerank - But You Can't See It.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      Originally Posted by mamtag View Post

      I have enough knowledge to post in SEO forums and I am clear about what I am talking about. .
      No you do not know what you are talking about. You said:
      Originally Posted by mamtag View Post

      it will have a positive impact on your entire website because of something called domain authority.
      DA is not used as a ranking factor by any search engine.
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  • Profile picture of the author kavyasharma561
    Yes it is not a ranking factor, i'm sure they have an internal system but nothing that is published. The last pagerank update was a bit of a mistake as i recall so don't use it as a signal.
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  • Profile picture of the author Future Focus
    No worry about Page Rank. Nowadays, Domain Authority is the main factor which is considered while selling a website
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  • Profile picture of the author patadeperro
    Originally Posted by felixcohen View Post

    I want to sell some aged websites with content on them.
    Some of them have Google Page Rank but does it still count today when it comes to SEO?
    Does having Google PR increase the worth of my websites?

    Thanks.
    Wow, just the same question it has been asked since 2013, let me ask it in the forum again to increase my post count, instead of searching the previous millions answers that was anstered.
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  • Profile picture of the author albertjones
    Of course, Google is positive that PageRank still matters. It helps the search engine determine the most trusted material for a particular query.


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  • Profile picture of the author stephenchong
    Google has officially closed the page rank algorithm long time before. And currently it is in the last updated version of 2013. Which don't offer much value to the SEO. so don't worry about that. You need to focus on PA and DA of the websites which are still with you.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      Originally Posted by stephenchong View Post

      Google has officially closed the page rank algorithm long time before. And currently it is in the last updated version of 2013. Which don't offer much value to the SEO. so don't worry about that. You need to focus on PA and DA of the websites which are still with you.
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      Google Still Uses Pagerank and have not closed it down!!!!

      DA and PA are useless metrics as they are not used in the ranking algorithm by any search engine
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    • Profile picture of the author expmrb
      Originally Posted by stephenchong View Post

      Google has officially closed the page rank algorithm long time before. And currently it is in the last updated version of 2013. Which don't offer much value to the SEO. so don't worry about that. You need to focus on PA and DA of the websites which are still with you.

      Its absolutely incorrect. PR is not long gone. Its just not public now. And DA/PA are third party metrics so how come their numbers are going to effect?!!
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  • No Page Rank is almost obsolete it doesn't have any effect on SEO and neither its going to give any value to you if you're going to sell the website.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alan Leo
    Google stopped it in 2013, but maybe your website also have some values.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rank Watch
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    At a time, not so long ago, people were making lots of money by showing the PageRank of their sites to the clients. Also, the SEO professionals were charging money based on the Pageranks that they were able to achieve. This was probably a big reason for Pagerank's existence. This is also the reason why this was misused a lot, and eventually led to many malpractices.
    And yes, the Pagerank is still existent and will still be existent as long as Google is there.
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  • Profile picture of the author squadron
    Yes, PR counts but MOZ Domain Authority is the only publicly available metric at the moment to go on. Google doesn't care about domain authority, but it is a reasonably close approximation to PR.
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  • Profile picture of the author sfconsultingbd
    yes, google still priority the website page rank. but google given less value domain authority right now.
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  • Google Page Rank has no worth now instead the people who buy sell sites are interested in DA and PA of sites. DA and PA are moz stats.
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  • Profile picture of the author Saravanan28
    PageRank is a very flexible algorithm that models an aspect of reality. I don't think Google would want to lose track of reality.
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  • Profile picture of the author fastestseo
    No worry about Page Rank, Google officially closed the page rank algorithm long time before.
    Google was officially shut down PageRank Toolbar is not public it still exists.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      you are contradicting yourself
      Originally Posted by fastestseo View Post

      No worry about Page Rank, Google officially closed the page rank algorithm long time before.
      If they shut down the PR algorithm, how can it still exist:
      Originally Posted by fastestseo View Post

      Google was officially shut down PageRank Toolbar is not public it still exists.
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  • Profile picture of the author willington
    My suggestion is no. Rather you should try for keyword ranking.
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  • Profile picture of the author smkghosh
    I have a specific question.Sometimes I see there is HIGH DA website but not much of traffic.How can that be?I long thought DA & Traffic is proportional.
    Can anyone illustrate?
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    • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
      Originally Posted by smkghosh View Post

      I have a specific question.Sometimes I see there is HIGH DA website but not much of traffic.How can that be?I long thought DA & Traffic is proportional.
      Can anyone illustrate?
      DA has nothing to do with traffic. Moz has no idea what the traffic is on other websites.

      DA is based on Moz's crappy link index. Nothing else.

      It's a useless metric.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      Originally Posted by smkghosh View Post

      I have a specific question.Sometimes I see there is HIGH DA website but not much of traffic.How can that be?I long thought DA & Traffic is proportional.
      Can anyone illustrate?
      DA has nothing to do with traffic. Never has.
      Kinda embarrassing that you blog/write about SEO and do not know that.
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  • Profile picture of the author Saksham Garg
    Along with the Google Page Rank, if Domain Authority of your website is also high, then it is definitely going to increase the worth of your website because Google nowadays gives more priorities to websites with higher Domain Authority (DA).
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    • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
      Originally Posted by Saksham Garg View Post

      Along with the Google Page Rank, if Domain Authority of your website is also high, then it is definitely going to increase the worth of your website because Google nowadays gives more priorities to websites with higher Domain Authority (DA).
      That's a lie. Google does not look at DA at all.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      Originally Posted by Saksham Garg View Post

      Along with the Google Page Rank, if Domain Authority of your website is also high, then it is definitely going to increase the worth of your website because Google nowadays gives more priorities to websites with higher Domain Authority (DA).
      Where the f do you clowns get such horse manure from?
      Google pays NO attention to DA.
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  • Profile picture of the author skylikemake
    Yes, but you can not see it for your website
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  • Profile picture of the author NamanModi
    Google algorithms have taken the PA and DA both for ranking factors in search engine optimization. Its website ranking factors also depends upon the Page Rank and Domain Authority.
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    • Profile picture of the author cbpayne
      Originally Posted by NamanModi View Post

      Google algorithms have taken the PA and DA both for ranking factors in search engine optimization. Its website ranking factors also depends upon the Page Rank and Domain Authority.
      What a total load of horse manure!!
      Google do NOT use DA and PA to rank sites. That is a load of bull and you should not be posting here on things that you obviously know nothing about.
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    • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
      Originally Posted by NamanModi View Post

      Google algorithms have taken the PA and DA both for ranking factors in search engine optimization. Its website ranking factors also depends upon the Page Rank and Domain Authority.
      What a load of horseshit.

      I think that's about all I can take for awhile.

      See ya!
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