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Different rankings in different browsers

     
12:29 am on Feb 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Ok, so I do a google search for my main keyword in FF and it shows me at #4, then I do the exact same search in IE and I'm #1. I'm also #1 in Safari and webmaster tools so it looks like a FF thing but why am I getting this discrepancy? Anybody else come up against it?
12:35 am on Feb 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I see this all the time, do some house cleaning and things should level out.
12:35 am on Feb 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Yes it happens. First thing to check is whether one browser happens to be logged into a Google account or not - personalized search, you know. But even when both are logged pit, Google does do some kind of testing that's browser based.
12:55 am on Feb 6, 2010 (gmt 0)

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You nailed it Tedster, didn't even think about that. Funny thing is when I was logged in with my personal account I use for the site it lowered my site in the rankings. Must be the way I click on competitors' sites to see what they're doing that made G think I preferred them to me. I wonder if that's hurting my site in a microscopic, miniscule way and when I run searches if I should copy/paste urls into the browser or into another one that's not logged in?