I don’t recall anytime recently when Google showed such a horrible, misguided, completely wrong search result lately. I am stunned that Google would even possibly show a result such as this. Or, perhaps this is a sign of yet another change to Google’s search engine algorithm?
Take a look at today’s search results for the search query: Dallas SEO
Feel free to click on the image to see the larger version of it. From what I’m seeing, there is a Dentist with the last name of “Seo” (pronounced SEE-OH ?) that has absolutely nothing to do with marketing, Search Engine Optimization, or website marketing. In fact, this dentist doesn’t even have a website!
If you look at ALL of the other websites listed for this keyword phrase, the Google AdWords ads, and, let’s say, the first 100 search results, you will see marketing. There are no dentists.
Frankly, when I see results like this, it makes me lose all faith in Google, their algorithm, and makes me frustrated. Not only because I know that there are other Dallas SEO firms that deserve to be there, but the fact that Google really should know what SEO stands for, right?!?
By the way, I don’t think the showing of this Dallas Dentist for “Dallas SEO” is limited to Desktop search results. I’m also seeing this dentist show up in the mobile search results, as well: