Oops! It appears that Google may have slipped up and is all the wiser having done so; and WE are too.
Check out this excerpt describing the recent Google Search Algorithm update…
Related query improvements. [launch codename “lyndsy”] Sometimes we fetch results for queries that are related to the original query but have fewer words. We made several changes to our algorithms to make them more conservative and less likely to introduce results without query words. InsideSearch
If we take a look a close look at this recent Google algorithm tweak (might we say “reversal”) it is now much more apparent, from an SEO standpoint, that On-site Keyword Optimization will continue to play a fundamental role in our search results since Google has reported that they are now “less likely to introduce results” that do not contain “query words”.
Apparently users who search for “donkey socks” really want to see more results for Donkey Socks. Go figure!
What Does This Mean For You?
Only what all SEO professionals already know, that keyword rich content, descriptions and headlines were, and are still, Must-Do’s at the top of your SEO To-Do list. If you want to effectively and naturally promote your website or blog remember that content is king and SEO is its Queen.