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    Da + pa


    Hi, I have a website which has a higher DA and PA to some of my competitors yet many of their key words appear organically on page 1 of Google where as mine don't. Please excuse my ignorance as this is new territory to me but I thought they were closely linked. What should I be focusing on if my DA and PA are already higher than others but I'm still not visible...
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    There is no link between Moz and Google.
    Your comparing apples with oranges
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    Wow, that was quick, thank you. What is the purpose of a DA and PA if it's not something Google are interested in.
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    I see, in that case does that mean DA and PA serve no useful purpose as a measure at all then or are they offer some other benefit?
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    I read since Google has retired Page Rank, they look at these scores?
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    Google has not retired Page Rank, I have no idea where you get your information from.

    Google stopped publishing the toolbar Page Rank which enabled users to view the page rank of any page however that does not mean they have removed it from their algo.
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    At best its a guess.

    Problem is as Moz are not connected to Google they have no idea of the power of links or more to the point penalties some sites have. Google also have the disavowal tool which removes some links from a sites profile which Moz would not have a clue about.

    In practise Moz may report a DA of 50 but in fact the site has been de-indexed due to a penalty. If a site is in a bad neighbourhood getting a link from that site could in theory be toxic for you.

    DA is only part of a bigger picture, you could for example look at similerweb which has a guess at the traffic a site gets, now if you see a high DA you would expect to see high volumes of traffic to backup the high scoring. That is just an example of how you need many tools to determine if a site is what it appears to be.

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