How Does Google Work?


  •  Googlebots (spiders) crawl the Web searching for Web Pages


  •  A computer program extracts every word on the Web Pages & creates a database of words linked back to the pages*



  •  Higher rank given to pages with search terms near each other and in the same order


[*Notes: All words converted to lower case.  More weight is given to words in larger fonts, in titles, in section headings or in links]


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