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How to rank best in Yahoo


One of my domain is ranking position 2 and 3 in Google, but the same keywords for my site is weak in Yahoo like in Yahoo my site is in position 23rd position.

Please tell me how can I rank better in Yahoo too?



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You need good balance between on-page & off page optimization, yahoo is little picky than Google, follow quality link building strategy and adhere the best practice for content quality; http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/sea...basics-18.html

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This is expensive but if your site is listed in Yahoo Directory, they say that helps high PR with Yahoo. Are you willing to pay for the cost?

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Yahoo need high keyword density so you might rank well in Yahoo but you might not rank well in Google.

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Yahoo and google have different algoritms. And it is very digfficult to target on both.
If you have few projects I think that better optinmize one for google and one for yahoo.
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Yahoo likes the on-page factors more and your content. Try to have backlinks at other sites doing good in yahoo rankings as this will help as well.

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I agree and it can be quite a pain in the butt to get high ranks on both engines. Sometimes its like Google and Yahoo! run complete opposite algorithms. I would suggest focusing on Google and see what else you can do with Yahoo!

Focus on title keyword targeting, along with image/text anchoring your keywords, plus getting larger relevant websites to link to you is a good start.

The following seems to help a bit in some circumstances:

#1 Create a blog.. a free one with blogspot.com is a nice way to get the pages indexed quickly

#2 Create a small forum... use free software or vBulletin to get noticed quickly

#4 Create a sitemap and submit to Yahoo! every so often

#5 If you have some dough laying around.. pay for their Directory Service.

#6 If you want to spend $20/mo for marketing.. pay a company such as IneedHits.com and have them submit your website to 3 relevant directories per month.

The idea behind #1 and #2 is trying to get more focus on other pages besides your Homepage. Try to get attention to more than just one page. A lot of people can rank high on their Homepage, but have nothing come up with the rest of their pages. The more pages you have showing up... the better.

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Yahoo and google have different algoritms. And it is very digfficult to target on both.
If you have few projects I think that better optinmize one for google and one for yahoo.
IMO

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