MSN I presume ranks sites primarily similar to every other SE based on back links analysis. The reason we rank low is because all our back links are contained deep inside other massive websites and MSN does not weigh deep links as much as Google does?
But this just a guess based on my limited experience.
I'm just going to put in a Sunday evening glass of wine in hand thought here...
Maybe the fact that you are not really "up on SEO techniques" is working to your advantage on Google especially and is exactly why you are doing well on the others - and not so great on Microsoft. This is because Google and yahoo seem so much better at spotting SEO techniques - and let's face it, the signature is pretty complete these days, but MSN is not so adept yet.
But MSN has still only just begun - and they have staying power...
This is because Google and yahoo seem so much better at spotting SEO techniques - and let's face it, the signature is pretty complete these days, but MSN is not so adept yet
Does that mean that people who do a good job optimizing their pages are being penalized for being too effective? If that's the case, then it's a sad state of affairs when the powers-that-be are saying "do your job too well and be punished ... do a mediocre job and be rewarded". I hope I have mis-interpreted your posting!