There´s something wrong in Google’s rank. This blog comes out in Spanish and in English. Yesterday I served around 13,000 pages, of which around 2,000 were served in English, 11,000 in Spanish. Still my google rank is 4 in Spanish and 5 in English. Why? Because the people who link to me in English seem to rank much higher than the people who link to me in Spanish and that is simply because English is a much more important language on the internet than Spanish. In terms of relevance however my blog while somewhat known in English it is much better known in Spanish. Still my ranking in Spanish is lower. I think it´s time that Google introduces Google Rank per language and contributes its share to do away with the English bias of the Internet. As it is now, people who write in English always come up with higher rankings. This in my view is globalization taken to an extreme.

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Jon on October 23, 2005  · 

Juat for info, Fon was featured on Boingboing, the most popular english-speaking blog! OR

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tomylorsch on October 23, 2005  · 

Although your hypothesis is in part right, the true is that you English blog has 110 backlinks against the 57 of your Spanish blog.

However, if you query Google for “Varsavsky”, is the Spanish blog the one which comes up first and not the way around!

Why? Well it is well known that the green bar of the PageRank is not anymore a valid indicator.

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