Shatner - 6:08 am on May 15, 2011 (gmt 0)
<<<<4. The retail store's site is clearly designed for the store. My site is a mix of information, ecommerce, and advertising for other retail stores in the same niche.
To me that's one of the most interesting. I really think Google is trying to structure the web this way.
1. Broad sites which cover a large number of topics must be big, BRAND sites. Yahoo, NY Times, etc. Big corporations.
2. The only way for independent sites to rank will be for them to cover one, specific niche.
I've believed that's their goal for awhile.