Original article: https://backlinko.com/google-ranking-factors
Written by: Brian Dean
Updated: Jan. 22, 2020
“The difference between a domain that’s six months old versus one year old is really not that big at all.”
“Valuable (legitimate) domains are often paid for several years in advance, while doorway (illegitimate) domains rarely are used for more than a year. Therefore, the date when a domain expires in the future can be used as a factor in predicting the legitimacy of a domain.”
“…When I checked the whois on them, they all had “whois privacy protection service” on them. That’s relatively unusual. …Having whois privacy turned on isn’t automatically bad, but once you get several of these factors all together, you’re often talking about a very different type of webmaster than the fellow who just has a single site or so.”
“These heading tags in HTML help us to understand the structure of the page.”
“Some pages have way, way too many links, obscuring the page and distracting from the Main Content.”
“We look for sites that many users seem to value for similar queries.”
“The page layout on highest quality pages makes the Main Content immediately visible.”
“First, anchors often provide more accurate descriptions of web pages than the pages themselves.”
“In general, we don’t follow them.”
“Within search results, information tied to verified online profiles will be ranked higher than content without such verification, which will result in most users naturally clicking on the top (verified) results.”
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