Forget PageRank, at least if you're a news publisher looking to do well in Google News. Google's news service doesn't rely on the same algorithm used by "regular" Google, of which PageRank is a part of. Instead, Google News taps into its own unique ranking signals, which include user clicks, the estimated authority of a publication in a particular topic, freshness, geography and more.
In this, the third part of a wide-ranging interview I held with Josh Cohen, business product manager of Google News, a look into how Google News ranks content. Also be sure to read the first two install [...]
Related Topics: Channel: SEO | Features: General | Google: News | How To: SEO | Top News