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Top Search Engine Ranking Factors 2012 [Infographic]

Top Search Engine Ranking Factors 2012 Infographic

What are the top search engine ranking factors to be aware of in 2012?

It is no secret that search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo have been altering their search algorithms ever since the beginning of interent search.

As a publisher, it is very important to understand what the most important search engine ranking factors are so that you can configure your content the right way for it to indexed and found in Google and other search engines.

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Most of us have heard of the popular “Panda Update” that Google released in 2011 to combat organizations participating in “link buying” schemes.

In the aftermath however, it is important to look at which factors still remain relevant in regards to receiving high search engine rankings for your content.

Fortunately, an infographic (posted below) was recently published by AnimHuT.com that provides us with a great overview of the top 10 search engine ranking factors for 2012.

Search Engine Ranking Factors 2012:

  1. Use Relevant Keywords
  2. Links are Still Important
  3. Internal Linking
  4. Social Media “Viralness”
  5. Clean URLs
  6. Using the Right SEO Tools
  7. Meta Data is Still Important
  8. Error Free Webpages
  9. Quality Content
  10. Frequent Updates

Anson Alexander

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