Ok, here`s the impossible-to-answer question of the day: let`s say I`ve got a decent side about credit cards and consumer loans (no really, I do). Now, there`s a lot of competition in the niche if you`re trying to make yourself a way to #1 on G00gle with a website in English, but now we`re talking about a site in a language only 5 million people speak. I`m already on the front page; I used to be in #2 place, but something happened. Not crying myself to sleep for being #5, but #1 is better. Yep, I talk a lot of crap, so here`s the question: in a niche with somewhat heavy competition, though no impressive competitors, how much is let`s say 5 PR3 links worth? I know it`s a lame question, but I`ve been building Angelas links for the big gold medal, and I`m going nowhere. But then, out of the blue, almost like a fairytale, I came up with this idea; yesterday I had a look at my other, older sites, and discovered that I actually had PR2 and 3 on a couple of them. Putting my link in the footer of those gotta be a lot more worth than the link from some profile on a forum that`s not even in the same niche? So here`s the idea: what if I build 7-8 blogs within the same niche as my main site (no, not wheel-style), and just fill`em up with content, building links to them etc, and wait for the next PR update (which I hear is just around the corner), and THEN I got 7-8 blogs with 3-5 in PR AND in the same niche? Is this even possible, would I get as much out of it as I hope? Oh, and flaming is something I can live without. Edit: oh, and I can easily get an almost endless number of articles for each site, if that`s what it takes. I`ve got like 2000 articles laying around, I just need to translate them.. And you know what, I actually translate for a living. Nice, huh?