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Keyword variations

Avoiding duplicates with spelling/punctuation alterations

     

mstembri

2:40 pm on Feb 14, 2001 (gmt 0)

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According to search engines, are the following words considered different or the same?

off, road, offroad, off-road, offroading

Also, are phrases ok to use in meta tags, or will robots break each phrase down into seperate words?

Ie:

2001 Honda CR500, 2000 Honda CR500, 1998 Honda CR500, 1997 Honda CR500, ect...

Are these considered 4 different keywords, or a several duplicates?

2:57 pm on Feb 14, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Welcome mstembri

While not answering your question directly [others may chime in], I'd sure bring this sentence to the top of your page.

"My goal is to continue making Georgia Off Road the best site for Georgia's off-road motorcycling community. "

mstembri

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Mike,
Thanks for the welcome. I moved the sentence to the first paragraph of the main.phtml page -- it definately works better there. Not sure how I could put it at the very top of the page, though :/

- Mike

10:47 pm on Feb 14, 2001 (gmt 0)

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Different engines will treat it differently mstembri. The biggest problem is that some WILL view it as a subtle form of spamming. Try never to go over 3 repetitions of any singular word. You can get away with running some words together:

off road offroad

Are two separate phrases. However, in your example above, the cr500, will be seen as 4 occurrences.