2 Million Reasons Why Wikipedia Pages Will Continue to Outrank Yours on Google



Here’s a tweet that will likely ruffle the feathers of many in the SEO community:

Yes, Google has apparently donated $2 million to the group that ensures a Wikipedia page shows up in Google for just about anything you search.

Now, let me ask you this. If Google handed one of your competitors $2 million, while said competitor’s web pages ranked on the first page, wouldn’t you smell a rat?

I’m sure we’ll hear a rant from Mahalo’s Jason Calacanis in 3..2..1….

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