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An interesting consideration about Googles updateness

Just occurred to me that it is very important to know how often Google update their ranking of sites and accordingly the search results.
If we don't know that number (and we don't...)  It may happen (and probably has...) that we (webmasters that is ...) do something very positive but give it up after a week or two because we don't see the results and so are lead into thinking that changes were ineffective.
And in reality it may well be that we should just have waited a week longer...
To cut long paragraph short:
If I managed today to get 5-6 links on BBC, CNN or Wikipedia sites, how long it will take for them to start contributing to my rank ?


P.S.
I realize that I could have searched the Web for the answer but than again it goes for almost any question asked here or any place else...
alexandar Send private email
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
 
Changes are typically acted upon within the month.

If your site and competing sites update often then Google will spider you more often. If not so much then...



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Reluctantlyregistered Send private email
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
 
Note that (at least with RageRank) they have a policy of not updating too fast, precisely to stop seo's getting feedback they can test & respond to.
Jonathan Matthews Send private email
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
 
@ Jonathan Mathews "they have a policy of not updating too fast, precisely to stop seo's getting feedback they can test & respond to.

They do ?  Those people sicken me... The more you learn about them the more disgusted you become
alexandar Send private email
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
 
PR updates around twice a year, I believe.  Your pages are found and indexed by the bots depending on how often they think your site updates.  If you can add some new content once or twice a week you shouldn't have to wait too long to see your pages indexed.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
 

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