SEO ranking factor
Relevancy Has Become A Major SEO Ranking Factor
Your backlinks can be magical if they are relevant links, not quantities of them. I use Ahrefs.com (by far the best software for analyzing backlinks) to determine keyword phrases that myself and other websites. I’ll list a few hundred websites and begin outreach to see what type of opportunities I can come up with.
So you need to target websites in your niche, websites that are focusing on the same content topics as you. Use your backlink tools to determine the key link metrics that will determine who you target. You can use it to find authority sites. Look at domain authority, URL ratings, Domain ratings and Alexa rank.
Social Media Shares And Signals Can Ride Your Keyword To The Top
If an article gets enough shares, it still has the ability to rank on the first page. That doesn’t mean it’s safe there. When the traffic and signals die off, so will your keyword rankings. So if you see that big boost, get over to the article and get prepared to do your SEO. Naturally, this page can gain natural backlinks due to the exposure. But if it doesn’t, time to play SEO doctor.
Traffic Is Becoming A More Important Google SEO Ranking Factor
If you had some high SEO rankings in Google prior with little or no traffic, you may have noticed your keyword rankings falling. From our client base, I’m afraid I can’t call that for sure because I’ve seen mixed results. Adding to that is the fact that most of our clients that have low traffic are start-up websites, so we couldn’t get clear indications. But there’s no question that traffic is very valued in Google’s eyes and maybe more important in 2016 and beyond.
Check out the video to learn more about this increasingly important SEO ranking factor.
Here’s some other cool stuff you’ll learn in today’s video:
- The simple process you can use to get higher Google rankings…without backlinks (yes, really)
- How the “APP Formula” makes users (and Google) love your content
- The simple trick I use to increase the perceived value of my content by at least 3 times.