75% of SEOs Feel Google Loves Keywords in the URL

Sep 8, 2009 • 8:50 am | comments (12) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

About ten days ago, we asked our readers "Right Now, How Much is Google Loving Keywords in URL?" We have about a 185 responses in and I wanted to share the results. Overall, about 75% of the responses said that Google does love those keywords in the URL.

Let me give you the break down:

Question: Right Now, How Much is Google Loving Keywords in URL?

:: Lots Of Love said 97 respondents or 52% :: Completely Loves Them said 41 respondents or 22% :: No Change In Past Year said 36 respondents or 19% :: Doesn't Hate Them said 6 respondents or 3% :: Other answer... said 3 respondents or 2% :: Hates Them said 2 respondents or 1%

The other responses were:

Yes but only for TLD's like com and net
don't know
loves in domain

Forum discussion continued at WebmasterWorld.

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