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On June 28, 2011, I wrote about Google’s PageRank changes which rewarded those sites featuring original content, which included FauxCapitalist.com, which went from a ranking of 2 to 3.

As of November 8, 2012, I see that Google has recognized my ongoing efforts to provide unique, original content by further boosting the ranking from a 3 to a 4.

For comparison, TheDailyBell.com, with its nearly half a dozen “elves,” possible millions of dollars in financing, weekly interviews with big names in the alternative economics community and regular linking by LewRockwell.com and Alex Jones’ Infowars.com, only has a Google PageRank of 5, so let’s see if they shoot the messenger of Google like they shot the messenger of Alexa once their Alexa ranking tanked after ending comments in the face of too much negative publicity.

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Stephen LendmanAccording to Alexa.com as of August 6, 2012, Stephen Lendman’s blog, sjlendman.blogspot.com, has a 3-month ranking of 359,628.

His site has gone up from the 919,097th position in just three months.

It goes to show that it’s more than just about putting out quality material on a regular basis, as there is no one else I have come across who puts out more quality blogging content than Lendman, and his site was ranked lower than mine.

On the other hand, there are some sites that put out fluff and get far higher ratings, or, like the pro-Austrian economics Daily Bell, which has a team of nearly half a dozen “elves,” yet has a ranking similar to what thecomingdepression.blogspot.com did, which got that ranking just by featuring two to three new articles a day that were sourced from other sites.

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