Re: Odd, would have thought this page was spamming the indexes.|
From Nicholas on 4 Oct '99
replying to Re: Odd, would have thought this page was spamming the indexes. posted by IonZone
>>>>Odd, would have thought this page was spamming the indexes,
>>>>what with all the repetition. But it ranks very well in many
>>>>of the search engines:
>>>>Anyone know why it's not being penalized by the SEs?
>>>Whats the spam? I don't see it.
>>Well, it repeats words like "old" and "used" as a very high
>>percentage of the total body text.
>Its not considered spamming if it follows natural language patterns.
>Even though some words are repeated, there are many unique phrases.
>Spamming regulations are not as tight for body text as they are for meta tag keywords.
Thank you, Mr. Zone. Makes sense; my experiments in similar pages
probably bombed for other reasons, e.g. pages listing many
geographical locations separated only by commas don't seem to do
well, like "Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester ..."