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weird SEO rank result

by sbeena40 / June 16, 2009 8:40 AM PDT

Okay I am not insane, but I am getting slightly different SEO results on my PC and on my iMac for the some same keywords. Is this possible? or am I loosing it?

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You get different results based on location
by Sovereign Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 5:20 PM PDT
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so I'm sure there is something in there for the type of computer and/or browser.


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It is your browser!!!!
by urielposselt / July 12, 2009 2:49 AM PDT
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Please don't believe anything that I say in here, because this is only my experience.

I am a web designer a SEO. The problem is your browser. Well, it is not really a problem is just if you search your website in one browser for a special keyword and you just keep clicking that website, some browsers will think that you really like that website and they make it appear on a different position. For instance, if I look on firefox or IE 7, the keyword "my website" and the url "www.mywebsite.com" appears in one position, and if I keep clicking that website my browsers will think, well we think that this guy like this web, so we are going to move it a little bit up. I think this is a setting you can manipulate on you browser.

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by Crims0n / July 12, 2009 2:55 PM PDT
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urielposselt is right. I know I use google all the time (while being signed in ) and I constantly have to open another browser to get "unbiased" results. Like my blog for example:

When I search for my name, my blog comes up in the top results when I use Firefox (my main browser). However if I switch to IE or Chrome, I am nowhere to be found xD

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by shumail1 / July 13, 2009 10:47 PM PDT
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i am aslo having the same problem and still nothing worked for me..

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SEO Keyword Ranking Result
by Boston-SEO / July 14, 2009 5:08 AM PDT
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I would also clear out any cache/cookies and/or web history you may have. Generally when you use an internet browser it saves files that help decrease the amount of time it takes for particular page to lower. These files make for easy/fast surfing, but sometimes can affect search engine ranking pages.

Try this out and see if it works at all. I've had a problem like this before and was able to fix it using this process.

- Tim
<a href="http://www.freshtilledsoil.com/services-search-marketing.html">Boston SEO</a>

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different data centers
by thischarmingmanc / August 16, 2009 6:46 PM PDT
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There is no such thing as a real google result.

As google is comprosed of differtent data centers, each having a slightly different set of results. you may be served different result from tiem to tiem based on browsers. Its not broke its juts the way google works.

Also throw into this personalised search that kicks in when you are logged into your google account that gives you truley unqiue results.

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