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Do the Comments Affect Rank?

 
Ragtimelil
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on 11/14/2012

I'm just curious. I still have some pages where the comments are not being counted. If they don't affect the page rank then it doesn't really matter.


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HollieT
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on 11/14/2012

I really don't know, Ragtimelil. But I know in the past I've netted a bit of traffic because of the comments, extra search terms are added. And I suppose, if nothing else, it shows Google that users are engaging with the content.

Ragtimelil
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on 11/14/2012

My counter has been off for almost 3 weeks now. It seems to miss the first 2 comments and then kicks in after that. I'm getting very discouraged.


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Simon
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on 11/14/2012

So the comments are counted correctly from the third comment on? Is that correct? That would be really helpful to know ...

 


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Niels Bohr (1885-1962)
Mira
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on 11/14/2012

Might be that the first 2 comments are not counted. My lowest-ranking page is at 23%, and that's with 2 comments, 1 like, and 50 total visitors.


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Jerrico_Usher
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on 11/14/2012

My article on the brilliant film cloud atlas is at rank 1... now I could see that as sucking but I choose to see that as the number 1 wizzle on wizzley! woot!- no? ok.  The movie JUST came out though...


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Simon
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on 11/14/2012

Okay, I've just found a bug, that may have been responsible for the miscounting! All comment numbers *should* now be correct and I couldn't spot any wrong numbers so far. SmileSmileSmileSmile


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Niels Bohr (1885-1962)
Ragtimelil
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on 11/14/2012

Sorry. I was out walking the dogs. It looks much better. I see one that didn't show up but it just got posted. Maybe it takes a little time. I'll keep an eye on it.

THANKS!


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Ragtimelil
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on 11/14/2012

There! It kicked in! Great. Thanks so much Simon!


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