The 6 Most Important Search Engine Ranking Factors of 2017

Posted by @audreylaine, Tue, Mar 27 9:33am

This article examines details from Searchmetrics’s “Media Ranking Factors Data Insights for Performing on Google,” plus what those specifics mean for you, your industry, and your colleagues.

The factors:

  1. People under 30 prefer their phones for reading news.
  2. External links can help sites rise in the rankings.
  3. Top-ranking pages feature highly relevant content.
  4. Social signals have positive effects on traffic levels.
  5. HTTPS encryption could give you a rankings advantage.
  6. The highest-ranking media URLs use more images than lower-ranked sites.


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