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Keyword density in MSN
Is this it?
Essex_boy




msg:1536815
 7:27 pm on Feb 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

Ive noticed that my pages have dropped like a brick when the density goes above around 6%, while I dont have a lot of competing (136thou) sites so im sure this accounts for some of it.

All of the other on pages SEO things seem to jump about wildly in comparisons ive completed and the density is the only stable figure.

I thought this was interesting never the less.

Further work is crying out to be done......

 

gmiller




msg:1536816
 12:32 pm on Feb 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

Which method are you using to calculate keyword density?

Essex_boy




msg:1536817
 5:33 pm on Feb 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

Keywords divided by Total number of words

S_E_Zero




msg:1536818
 11:20 am on Feb 18, 2005 (gmt 0)

MSN don't use keyword density as much as Yahoo, MSN is more like Google back in the day in that it takes the anchor links as the most relevant factor of the page. So whats happening with your on site results are actually more an occurrence of different anchor links to the pages.

Essex_boy




msg:1536819
 9:26 am on Feb 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

How can you be so sure?

MLHmptn




msg:1536820
 11:52 pm on Feb 19, 2005 (gmt 0)

Not a single link to one of my sites and it ranks #2 out of 6,000,000 results. If anchor links determine the page rank in MSN why is my site #2 for an extremely competitive term?

I utilize the description meta with synonyms with every related term of the keywords I target and its working for me. Only thing I can assume is doing the trick! MSNDude himself announced the description meta is utilized for page rank!

PatrickDeese




msg:1536821
 12:13 am on Feb 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

I have a site ranked #1 in MSN Search for a location name and it has a 18% KWD according to Brett's Keyword density analyzer.

Essex_boy




msg:1536822
 10:09 am on Feb 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

Patrick, could you please sticky me with teh page url and teh term? Ill take a look using my method.

gmiller




msg:1536823
 12:05 pm on Feb 20, 2005 (gmt 0)

I have some news pages that are in a blog-style format, with a category name following each posting. I changed some category names to include keyphrases and put them in bold. MSN didn't seem to care at all. Yahoo has been slower to update, but the one that has updated moved up to #2. It was on the second or third page before, as I recall. I didn't track it closely because I wasn't targetting Yahoo with those changes.

The one thing I've noticed that causes big reactions from MSN is anchor text on outbound links.

Essex_boy




msg:1536824
 6:13 pm on Feb 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

anchor text on outbound links - So if my sites about red widgets link to an exteranl site relating to red widgets and providing I use 'red widgets' in the link text, you say MSN likes it?

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