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Under this "Results for similar searches" Google will eliminate certain words from your query and also shows which query has been eliminated.
They don't seem to be appearing in other search engine referrals in equivalent numbers.
looks to me like they are testing ranking based on not just what KWs are IN the title tag and domain, but by which words are NOT. ex. Far Cry 3 vs Far Cry 3 Review
However, what are those searchers doing instead? They don't seem to be appearing in other search engine referrals in equivalent numbers.I see increases from other search engines equivalent to losses from Google.
once you search from some popular cities, you'll see that the spot gets pushed down by either local results or product adsOr vice-versa and your site is the top result.
I have a page with "How To Make Widgets" as title. The URL is how_to_make_widgets.htm
I do not rank at all for "How To Make Widgets".
I Do rank with that page for
"widgets making" (8th place for 60,500,000 results)
"making widgets" (11th place for 128,000,000 results)
"how make widgets" (13th place for 520.000.000 results)
It looks like Google thinks I'm a sort of spammer because the title and URL actually reflect exactly what the page is about.
Something I have observed that I can say with confidence is true; Google is putting a ton of videos in search right now. High rankings too
Not necessarily the case. The traffic for our high ranking keywords has diminished despite their rankings going up...