Originally Posted by handsonhosting
If you market your site right, the extra WEIGHT on a folder will help boost the rank of your main domain, however when it comes to a subdomain, your pagerank would be ZERO and no "link love" trickles down.
When you're talking about subdomains and pagerank being zero, I'm not following you. Are you saying that subdomains add zero PageRank value to the main domain? For example, when I check maps.google.com, it has a PageRank of 8. Google has a PageRank of 10.