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Why would this happen?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by reardensteel, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. reardensteel

    reardensteel Newbie

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    I created 2 hubs on the same day targeting the same kw "how to get into medical school with a low gpa"

    (you need to search this keyword on Hubpage to find the hubs since I can't post URLs)

    H2 got indexed in less than a week and ranks at 19 for the kw while H1 got indexed but not ranked. Both are similar in length and structure in terms of number of pictures, etc.

    Using plagiarisma , I find that H1 is 67 % original while H2 is 26 % original.

    Using online-utility , I find that H1 requires 4 years high school for comprehension while H2 requires 4 years of college for comprehension.

    Using keyworddensity , I find that H1 is 4.04 % keyword density while H2 is 4.29 % keyword density

    So it seems that either H2 is doing something right or H1 is doing something wrong.

    Any thoughts or ideas as to what's driving this discrepancy in ranking?
     
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  2. jonnymch

    jonnymch Registered Member

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    Google looks at more than just the H1, H2, KW density etc of the post. If you have just reworded the sentences of another websites article, then it is possible that google has identified the structure (looking at location of full stops, paragraphs etc) and deemed the lower ranking article to be semi-duplicate.
     
  3. artizhay

    artizhay BANNED BANNED

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    For clarification, I think he uses H1/H2 to mean "hub #1" and "hub #2," not HTML headings.
     
  4. reardensteel

    reardensteel Newbie

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    Thanks for your feedbacl.

    Yes - H1 and H2 refer to the hubs.

    What's interesting is that the one that got ranked was written by an overseas writer and is less the original.

    The one that didn't get ranked is the one I had to rewrite because Hub said the quality wasn't high enough.

    That's why the writing is rated at a higher educational level.

    So basically, the article that was written by a foreign writer, is less original and a scores at a lower grade level got indexed fast and very high when you consider that it's a hub page! It's unusual.