10 Things that DO NOT (Directly) Affect Your Google Rankings

By Dave IngallsDigital Marketing Consultant

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Rand Fishkin, MOZ.com: “What do the age of your site, your headline H1/H2 preference, bounce rate, and shared hosting all have in common? You might’ve gotten a hint from the title: not a single one of them directly affects your Google (organic search) rankings. In this rather comforting Whiteboard Friday, I list out ten factors commonly thought to influence your rankings that Google simply doesn’t care about.”

I love this series! Rand Fishkin of MOZ is a world renowned SEO expert and his Whiteboard Friday video tutorials are not to be missed.

Here’s a link to this session:

https://moz.com/blog/10-things-do-not-affect-rankings

Enjoy!