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Show PageRank of links in your directory?

Discussion in 'Directories' started by dvduval, Dec 6, 2012.

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Do you consider it important to show the pagerank of links in your directory?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. #1
    Do you consider it important to show the pagerank of links in your directory?
    SEMrush
     
    dvduval, Dec 6, 2012 IP
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  2. YMC

    YMC Well-Known Member

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    No.

    It's a bad metric to evaluate a site's worthiness of being linked to or visited. In my mind, it's more often a measurement of how SEO'ed a site is rather than how informative it is.
     
    YMC, Dec 7, 2012 IP
  3. suwandichen13

    suwandichen13 Active Member

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    i think yes. example : like someone listing thier directory then if show PR maybe people will go to that directory.
     
    suwandichen13, Dec 7, 2012 IP
  4. Mia

    Mia R.I.P. STEVE JOBS

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    What's it really do other than provide ego massage for the person/s listing their sites?

    Other than using it as a method of ranking popularity in a directory over relevance with regard to the level at which that site shows up in the directory I see no value in it other than the cosmetics.
     
    Mia, Dec 7, 2012 IP
  5. Alex210

    Alex210 Well-Known Member

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    I dont, but showing the PRs of the listed websites may be important for people building a directory of directories or so.
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2012
    Alex210, Dec 8, 2012 IP
  6. silencer

    silencer Notable Member

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    It's eye candy with very little substance.

    From the display point of view, people want it so excluding it detracts from the site.

    From the information/content point of view, it's pointless.

    This opinion is just based on my own site so it would be even less critical for anyone outside that circle of interest.

    When you look at an automotive directory, for example, do you give a stuff if one site is PR5 and another is PR2? Is that going to be beneficial in assisting your decision about which to visit?
     
    silencer, Dec 8, 2012 IP
  7. LakeCountry

    LakeCountry Well-Known Member

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    All to often the PR that directories display is out dated. Not many directory owners , myself included, take the time or the expense to update the PR after a Google change. It's not all that important in the first place but displaying inaccurate PR makes it even worse.
     
    LakeCountry, Dec 9, 2012 IP
  8. salmanafridi

    salmanafridi Peon

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    #8
    yes of course PR of sites in directories is important showing more trusty and authentic sites in directories
     
    salmanafridi, Dec 10, 2012 IP
  9. zekin

    zekin Greenhorn

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    re: Do you consider it important to show the pagerank of links in your directory?

    Not important.

    I used to show PR, but now, 4 out of 5 of my directories are not showing PR as I think it's becoming useless now. AND it looks dumb when an innocently good website listed with PR0 JUST BECAUSE G didn't update the cache yet.
     
    zekin, Dec 11, 2012 IP
  10. dvduval

    dvduval Notable Member

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    It's one more thing you have to do to keep your directory up to date. I am thinking showing Alexa is much more maintainable.
     
    dvduval, Dec 12, 2012 IP
  11. kamy

    kamy Greenhorn

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    yes i think it is good idea from the marketing point of view to show the PR
     
    kamy, Jan 4, 2013 IP
  12. YMC

    YMC Well-Known Member

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    #12
    Care to explain why you feel that way?
     
    YMC, Jan 4, 2013 IP
  13. TrixEver

    TrixEver Banned

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    #13
    I think its good idea to show pr by the point of view of marketing
     
    TrixEver, Jan 12, 2013 IP
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    websguy Member

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    No one considers to go less PR directory. So pr important for a directory.
     
    websguy, Jan 13, 2013 IP
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    zebno Well-Known Member

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    #15
    Showing pagerank of the links submitted the the direcectory is not much useful if you have a general web directory, However, Looks good If you add it in the link details page.
     
    zebno, Jan 13, 2013 IP