I’m going to play around with different types of meta descriptions (keywords only, full sentences, etc.) and see if it makes a difference. I have noticed that if you search for a keyword that is in the DMOZ description (for instance, “eyeglasses”), the DMOZ description might come up, but if you search for “eye glasses”, the meta description tag of the page will come up in the search result, probably because “eyeglasses” is in the DMOZ description and “eye glasses” isn’t. Duh?
Anyway, will keep fooling with this until I get a better handle on what is happening and why.
A FEW DAYS LATER…