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Re: Keyword Density? Didn't work
From Jim on 18 June '98
adding to Re: Keyword Density? Didn't work posted by Peter

>>I created a site and used only one keyword
>in the text. I am not even in the top 100
>under my keyword

The scenario I use in my tutorial is meant as
an extreme example to illustrate a point, it's
not supposed to be taken literally. These are not
black-and-white issues, don't you think that if
it was that simple, a few other people would be
doing it by now..?

>One day while looking
>around the VirtualPromote.com

Horror! You've been to the Other Side... Do
they have pitchforks over there?

>Perhaps if a
>document was less than 15 words or so (just
>a guess) the search engine figures it's some
>sort of trick to boost keyword density and
>penalizes it. I could be totally wrong,
>though. Any ideas on this?

I'd say you're probably on the right track.

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