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Top Search Engines Rankings Myths Exposed

Trues and Lies about “Google” rankings demystified by Jonathan Leger

I have found an interesting free PDF document to download from Jonathan Leger: “Search Engine Myths Exposed”. On it Jonathan goes through top Myths about Search Engine Rankings, especially Google rankings and tries to demystify them, he uses lots of graphics, images and examples.

The following are the Myth discussed in the document:
Myth #1: Google Knows All and Sees All
Myth #2: Google Will Not Rank Duplicate Content
Myth #3: You Must Get Links from Related Subject Sites to Rank
Myth #4: Your Site Must Focus On One Subject To Rank
Myth #5: High Page Rank Means Good Rankings
Myth #6: To Maintain Good Rankings, You Must Add New Content
Myth #7: The Biggest Myth: Ranking in Google is Hard

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I enjoyed very much reading the document, it goes through details of important aspects of achieving high rankings in Search Engines (Google), but I believe it generalizes without having in mind important aspects such:

Keyword competition
Anchor text
Quality of links
Trust of the site

For example: Google will not rank dup content — It depends, it has to do with how competitive the Industry is, and keyword competition. If you are not in a competitive Industry and you are trying to rank for low competitive keywords then you might get away with it. Duplicate content does hurts your rankings, if your site’s content is copied from other sites, or you have many similar pages on your site, they will hardly be displayed in search engine result pages (SERP’s).

You must get links from related subject sites to rank — again, it depends how competitive the Industry and keywords you are trying to rank for.

With that said, what I mean is the more competitive the Industry and keywords you are trying to rank for the more difficult it’s going to be to rank and it’s going to take a bigger effort.

You should take this reading with a grain of salt, practice, experience and see how it works for you, and your Industry and the risks algorithm shifts present in your rankings if you do not play by the rules Search Engines have established. Be helpful to your Community… if people talks about you and recommend you then you win.

Download the free PDF document by Jonathan Leger and share your thoughts about it:
http://3waylinkz.org/SearchEngineMythsExposed.pdf.

You can also use this other link: http://3waylinkz.org/download/ .

Also check Jonathan’s Blog: http://www.jonathanleger.com/, you will find lots of information about search engine optimization, AdSense and Internet Marketing.

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4 comments ↓

#1 Osagie Irowa on 09.19.09 at 4:10 pm

I like the fact that you realize duplicate content is not always punished by Google. In SEO, black hat SEO that is, you can actually scrape web content, add it to a new page with a link back to the author, and still rank that page high for a few keywords. Gabriel Irowa

#2 SEO Serives Company on 12.07.09 at 10:49 am

Yes, it is a fact that the usage of duplicate content can not only decrease the rank of your site but it will reflect a negative aspect for you, so be careful while utilizing the services of content. Your content should be good and unique because only a good and unique content can increase the rank of your site…

#3 Geek Blogger on 12.10.09 at 10:51 am

This is a fantastic article, now i know the fresh concepts , thank you very much.

#4 Ovais on 04.21.10 at 12:14 pm

Thanks for sharing that nice pdf….and i think that getting links from related websites can get us better rank instead of sharing links with unrelated sites..i am not sure that it is a myth too?

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