This post was originally published on my old blog on July 25th, 2008

It seems Google are currently pushing their latest update of Pagerank data to its various toolbar data centres, and this is straight from Google’s very own Matt Cutts.

If you haven’t got a clue what I’m talking about, take a look at this Wikipedia article about Pagerank.

I’m becoming less and less fussed about what changes the toolbar figures will make to my websites’ Pagerank – it means very little to your search engine rankings and is becoming less and less of a measure of a website’s worth.

However I’m going to be watching this update with a little more interest as I’ve found a bit of an anomaly with this very blog – I created it mere days ago, it’s never existed as a URL before (as far as I’m aware), yet it still has an immediate Pagerank of 3! Can anyone explain this?

I will update this post after the Pagerank update…

UPDATE: Well it looks like the blog gets to keep its Pagerank of 3! Still can’t explain it, though you could argue it’s being passed from the homepage. Also, no update to my new inner page’s Pagerank – maybe my redesign was too near to the toolbar data push.