Msg#: 3279304 posted 1:00 pm on Mar 12, 2007 (gmt 0)
Subdomains used to work wonderfully in Google, and were, for a time, a spammers trick to get dozens of pages into the SERPS for one term. Then, as with most easy to replicate tricks, it stopped working.
I'm now seeing for some moderately competitive terms a few (high PR) sites scoring big with their subdomains. For the search term "widgets" they have 10-20 results in the top 50 with:
Msg#: 3279304 posted 10:42 am on Mar 16, 2007 (gmt 0)
System: The following 2 messages were spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/google/3283849.htm [webmasterworld.com] by tedster - 1:43 pm on Mar. 16, 2007 (EST -4) Lately I believe that google is giving more importance to to the links that come from subdomains.
We know that a subdomains for Google is like another different web, but this it has incovenientes as the same Ip.
I believe that in these last months it is giving very much value to the links from subdomains. What do you think? Unlike the internal links, which I believe that they do not have very much value for Google at the moment. Have you noticed substantial changes in the results during this last week?
Can it be Big Daddy 2007? Maybe I am just going crazy...