Google does some interesting stuff right in front of our eyes but LOTS of webmasters don't seem to have noticed its significance.
It could affect how your site ranks in search engines.
First, a disclaimer.
I'm not a search engine expert. I know how to get thousands of visitors a day but not hundreds of thousands.
I could be wrong, but I think this is important.
I'm sure you've noticed what happens when you go to Google and do a search for, say, “affiliate” but accidentally type “affilaite”.
Google will ask you…
Did you mean: affiliate?
Fact: Google uses a spell checking system.
Fact: Google can tell you how many pages contain a particular misspelled word.
Inference: Google thinks correct spelling is important and can easily factor this into its ranking algorithms.
Writer Joel Walsh goes even further.
He says that his research shows that the pages at the top of Google have only one thing clearly in common: good writing – including correct spelling.
Here's what his research discovered:
Here's a quick and easy way.
A new web-based tool locates all your spelling mistakes for you, showing you exactly where on each page the spelling mistake occurs.
You'll probably be horrified to see how many mistakes occur on your site.
How many spelling mistakes do you have?
Try it and see. It doesn't cost anything to try…