View Full Version : Search Engine Ranking Factors

10-20-2005, 06:34 AM
The following are the top 10 ranked factors:

1. Title Tag
2. Anchor Text of Links
3. Keyword Use in Document Text
4. Accessibility of Document
5. Links to Document from Site-Internal Pages
6. Primary Subject Matter of Site
7. External Links to Linking Pages
8. Link Popularity of Site in Topical Community
9. Global Link Popularity of Site
10. Keyword Spamming


10-20-2005, 07:01 AM
Keyword spamming?

10-20-2005, 07:03 AM
You should provide a link to your source. I've read it, and it is a good article. It doesn't pretend to know what the search engines are doing, but rather it polls many experts to find a consensus opinion (though I was not invited). It also backs up what I say anyways.

Blue Cat Buxton
10-20-2005, 07:03 AM
External Links to Linking Pages ?

Blue Cat Buxton
10-20-2005, 07:05 AM
Chris, can you share that source then?

10-20-2005, 07:13 AM
This might be it:


10-20-2005, 08:13 AM
External Links to Linking Pages ?
links to pages that link to you.

Blue Cat Buxton
10-20-2005, 08:37 AM
Thanks LS -

OK, I get it the more links to the page that links to you, the better. (I initially read it as outgoing links from your page increasing the relevancy of that page, hence the ?)