---- Search Engines' Stance Against SEO Is Shaky At Best
IanTurner - 8:27 pm on Feb 26, 2002 (gmt 0)
Boy was I glad to see that their site isn't even listed until position 42! After all, they have a front page with so very little content that they don't deserve to rank well for their trademarked brand name. Right?
If you think about British Colonial history then no they don't deserve it. A Banana Republic is a nation with a single commodity economy.
Perhaps the most relevant results are in fact those that are paid. Searching any engine is nothing more than giving it a random string of characters it cannot understand as humans can, and asking for the most relevant results.
I disagree company A spends $20 million developing a fantastic product and $1 million marketing it where as company B spends $1 million developing and $20 million marketing. If searching for said product which is the most relevant to the user.
I have a question for all the experts - what percentage of the money that s spent on paid listings in search engines is paid by SEOs acting on behalf of their clients.
I propose that without SEO there would be little money to be made in paid listings and therefore no large cake for the SEs to share out.