#1
  1. No Profile Picture
    Registered User
    SEO Chat Explorer (0 - 99 posts)

    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Posts
    7
    Rep Power
    0

    New sites just got a pagerank - but still very few indexed pages?


    Well a couple of my new sites (2-4 months old) just got a pagerank today, fairly low pageranks though,- one site with 1 and another with 2. But im just wondering about the pages indexed with google from the two sites.

    The site with a PR 2 only got one page indexed and google crawls this site atleast once a week.

    The other PR1 got 114 pages indexed and google crawls it several times a week.

    Its been like this for a very long time, so im just wondering if anymore pages will get indexed?

    Getting a PR as the case here, will that help google indexing more of the site?
  2. #2
  3. No Profile Picture
    Contributing User
    SEO Chat Hero (2000 - 2499 posts)

    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Bay Area, CA
    Posts
    2,350
    Rep Power
    56
    The toolbar showing PR today where it did not last week will do nothing for getting you indexed deeper or faster. Assuming there are no other issues with your site, more backlinks from different sites will impact this favorably.

    Other issues that I've seen keep Google from indexing pages (other then not enough backlinks) include:
    - duplicate or near duplicate content on many pages.
    - poor linking structure (pages with 1 or few links pointing to them on a low PR site.)
    - non-robot readable links (using javascript links or redirects)
    - VERY bad code. Googlebot can usually read a page that is coded poorly, but if it is bad enough, the spider will sometimes give up.

    If you have none of these issues, just make sure you have a site map linked from your home page (and better yet, from every page) and get lots of backlinks.

    Comments on this post

    • bigdoug agrees : great advice as always Brandell

    "Live never to be ashamed of what is written about you. Even if what is written is not true" -- Richard Bach

    Yahoo Store SEO

Similar Threads

  1. Inter-page internal anchored linking by site footer
    By newbieuk23 in forum Google Optimization
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Feb 21st, 2005, 02:40 AM
  2. Web site's old pages are indexed
    By thall89553 in forum BING/Yahoo Search Optimization
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: Sep 4th, 2004, 03:05 AM
  3. Old pages, are they still being indexed?
    By Graphic Nomad in forum Search Engine Optimization
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: May 7th, 2004, 02:09 PM
  4. Google Ranking Up and Down and Up again
    By BadgerMedia in forum Google Optimization
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Jul 10th, 2003, 10:39 AM
  5. Link weight
    By Rogue in forum Google Optimization
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: Jun 12th, 2003, 06:06 PM

IMN logo majestic logo threadwatch logo seochat tools logo