I don't know if there's another thread out there like this, but I've noticed a lot of people don't understand that when you Google search something, you're getting personalized results.
In a nut-shell: Google shows results based on what you've searched and viewed before. Your results could be totally different than something someone else sees when Google searching the same thing. To see the true position of your site, all you need to do is add a few characters up in the address bar.
"How to temporarily disable Google Personalized Search? Add &pws=0 in the address bar at the end of a Google search URL."
For a button you can add to your browser, and more information, check out:
http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2007/0 … lized.html
by Margaret Perrottet3 years ago
I've noticed that when I do a Google search that my Hubs show up in the search results without any date. I just made a change to one of my articles "What is Dave Chappelle Doing These Days". I made...
by Will Apse3 years ago
'To the best of Matt’s (Cutts) knowledge, there are currently no signals in the ranking algorithms that put any weight on how many Facebook likes or Twitter followers a specific page...
by John Coviello4 years ago
Lately, I've noticed some Hubbers Have Their Picture along side Google Search Results for their Hubs. How is this done? Seems like it may be helpful to entice people to click on a Hub link in Google.
by Melanie Shebel4 years ago
When I did a Google search for one of my hubs, a different hubber's authorship is showing up attached to my hubs.I know this same thing is happening to another hubber as well... the same hubber's authorship (Marcy) is...
by John Mark3 years ago
I have read many forums over the last couple of months on how traffic to HubPages has dropped considerably since July. After much investigation I believe to have figured out what has caused this drop (and I don't think...
by Rumana4 years ago
I am very happy to see 7 of my hubs on top page of Google Search Engine.So thought to share my happiness with you.
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