Page Rank Drops For Popular Digg Sites

Andy Beard reports that following the recent paid link hunt, Google seems to be cleansing their database of sites popular in Digg.....

While these sites seemed to have just had a significant amount of their PR dropped, the impact on SERP positions for their keywords has to have been effected as well.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.