I agree. It also appears that new pages obtain higher rankings faster when keywords are in the URL.
Originally Posted by Will.Spencer
Matt Cutts confirmed the value of keywords in a recent interview:
The position of keywords does not matter, but the presence of keywords does help a little bit. From my perspective, every little bit that helps should not be ignored.
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