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    SERP position, No Way! Explain this one.


    Maybe we can all learn from this example?

    I have been reading all I can on SERP positioning with google. I have come to believe that much of the information on the forums is wrong. Maybe I'm wrong but I don't think so.

    Some say % density is very important others say no
    Some say Title length is important others say no
    Some say Alt Tags important others says no...Arrrggghh

    So here's a good test.
    Google keyword phrase 3d archery
    my site #10 www.3dshoots.com (yes design is bad)
    #3 www.3daa.nl

    Now for this keyword phase, the #3 site has it has the first thing in the title and the title is also very short.
    The phrase only exists ONE other time in the entire page and it has ZERO PR.

    How does it out rank my site?
    Anyone have any comments?
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    well, first of all my pr bar shows they have a PR of 3. however, everything else you say seems to pan out - although i don't know the language it is in, so maybe some of those words mean 3d archery or something. other than that, i have no idea.
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    Funny I checked it twice before and the PR was 0. Your right, now its 3
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    hi, I think google is still 'shufflin' & the current results are forever changing - dont take these results as permanent - theres weird stuff afoot!
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    hi, I think google is still 'shufflin' & the current results are forever changing - dont take these results as permanent - theres weird stuff afoot!
    I agree, the index is changing really fast after the "first" update started, it's beginning to look like google from now on is non-stop updating, or at least 1 time in the week, although I think it's too early to make real statements about this subject, guessing is the only thing we can do right now.
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    The index is really strange, when I searched for 3D Archery, www.3dshoots.com was #10, but when went to the next page it was also #11. It was the same url. My guess is the 'next page' came from a different datacenter. If you search for 3d archery in the 9 datacenters the results for www.3daa.nl are different.
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    Title tag


    Hi,
    I would say yu are outranked because your title tag is too long and his is not.
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    a1call,

    I agree with you but you will see many post on here and elsewhere that say the length of the title is not important.

    Thanks
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    It is not so much the length so much as where the keyword appears in the title (just my opinion) if I had a phrase I really wanted to score high for yet i still ahd to have my company name in the title i would write it "keyword phrase" - by company
    In your case 3d archery - by 3dshoots.com
    Just a thought
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    I would agree SEO Guy. I have compared your page with the top 3 results for your phrase. Tri-county, PC Archery and 3darchery.com. The main difference between them and you is their Title. Optimize the title as SEO Guy suggested and you should see results with in a few weeks.

    As you may or may not know Google is in the process of a perpetual update. Simular to Everflux. Anyway point is you don't have to wait for the next dance to see your page improve.
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    Plus the sites at the top might be older.

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