The big question in the case of a site being down for a short time, like a day or two is how does this effect your ranking, if at all. Well Google has this great area for web masters, they also a myriad of tools to help you out. One such tool, or place is Google Master Web help. You can post a question and their guy gets on the air and answers. This is one of my favorite places to go to about once a week, maybe twice. First there are things that I have encountered and am looking for an answer, second a few times you get some great tips on how to improve your site by listening to answers to completely unrelated questions. Things tie together so much in the Internet that after a while it starts to make some sense. Ok so here is the answer to the question “What if my site is down for a day? How does that effect its ranking as far as Google is concerned?” Video Answer Here.