Backlinks matter. On average, the top 2 results on page 1 of Google equated to having 38% of all the backlinks from pages on page 1.Top-ranking webpages tended to have shorter page titles, with the sweet spot nearing closer to 8 words in length.
A random sample of 100,000 keywords were taken, and each of them had a minimum monthly search volume of 100 searches. From these keywords, the top 10 results on page 1 of Google.com were extracted, resulting in a total of 1 million URLs. When it comes to organic SEO, it’s a competition, and the competition is tough. With over 200 factors that determine your ranking in Google’s algorithms, there are many site requirements that Google relies on to put your business in its place. Our team learned that people looking for “SEO services” were frequently the same people looking for SEO help from places like Fiverr or Upwork. “Services” had a connotation of a lower purchasing price.
In the race to rank at the top of Google search results, you’ll come across a number of competitors and algorithm processes that you’ll have to crawl, climb, and jump over.