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Early yesterday a friend of ours over at a domain asset organization started a thread on webmasterworld about a strange new occurance within the search engines. As he typed in several broad terms he found that the majority of new rankings for these terms are large brands which did NOT use to rank for these terms. Another friend saw his website for student loans drop from 3 to page 7 and larger banks like wells fargo ect are now present. The possibility that Google has changed their algorithms to allow larger brands a massive advantage over the little guys is something of much debate. It is an ethical question and an important milestone in our American search engine industry.
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from steveplunkett 2095 Days ago #
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bounce rate... welcome to domain auth + D & B + bounce rate... We talked about this @ scaryseo jordan.. 

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from theGypsy 2095 Days ago #
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ack.... did someone say bounce rate??? yeaaaaggghhhh... :0)

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from sun 2095 Days ago #
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Very interesting article, but I think every time Google updates pagerank bar, it will introduce new little change in its algorithm.Thanks

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from TCotton 2095 Days ago #
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Firstly, proof read your articles before you publish themSecondly, what is the association here between Google favouring corporate brands and communism?I’m sure that theres is a clever hidden well-thought through link here... oh hold on, no there isn’t. What a dumb article.

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from brian 2094 Days ago #
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What’s a domain asset organization?

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from archersem 2094 Days ago #
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A domain asset organization is a company that buys domains and then builds them up. Adding links, saturation and then monetizing those sites so they are worth more when you sell them.@tcotton: The association is google taking big brands who have not previously ranked for these broad terms and placing them there where this sets a precidence. I.e. the search engines helped level the playing field for all businesses - moms and pops and big corporate giants. Well by moving these big brands who do marketing outside of the search engines and pushing them up to the top of google without using normal SEO techniques makes a huge difference between your mom and pops and your corporate giants that goes against the very  foundation of the internet. I’m sorry you didnt catch on to what was being said within the article and you had a tough time understanding.

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from brian 1964 Days ago #
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I wish I had stopped reading at "important milestone in our American search engine industry" but waited until "A$$wholes," to my chagrin.

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