Joannie, there's lots of ways you can increase your page rank, but listed below are probably the top-two most effective ways.
1. Is to increase your number of backlinks. (Links on other websites that link back to yours. Also known as an inbound link.)
2. Make sure your website has unique and loads of good content. The more you have, the better.
If you want to increase the PR of your website then add fresh content regularly to your website and also get backlinks from higher authority website and submit them into social sharing site. You will definitely get higher PR once next PR updates arrive.
Google providing page ranks based on number of back links to your website so follow new SEO techniques like off page to get back links. Sublit your website to differnet SB sites, Article sites, Fourms with unique content. In SEO Quality of content is most important thing.
You can try these to improve yor Page Rank:
1.High Quality Content.
2.Site Submit Your content in good sites.
5.Keep Updating your site
6.Comment on other Blogs and leave links
7.Social Bookmarking in high PR sites.
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I have always try to get backlinks from high PR site for more reputed link building so that might be like next PR update so I should wait for that. I usually do not exchange links, I think that might be like cheating to google, I have always worked for link building. And
PageRank? People still care about that? Wow man.
People are still working for high page rank that makes your site more reputed.
To improve page rank, you need to get backlinks and to get backlinks you have to use all of these following processes- blod commenting ,classified posting , forum posting , bookmarking submission, web 2.0.