Massive Google data leakage 😱

Has Google been lying to as all the time?

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It's been a wild week for SEO! Lots of news to unpack.

Have you heard about Google's latest data leakage? 🤔 

Apparently, a leaked document containing over 14,000 ranking factors contradicts what Google has been saying for years!

Here are some insights into how Google works from their internal documents:

👉️ Google’s document reveals there’s a metric called “siteAuthority.” Apparently, they use something like DR (domain rating), which means the website’s domain strength is likely taken into account in rankings.

👉️ Google previously said clicks don’t count. However, their document reveals a new system called “Navboost,” which relies on users’ data while ranking search results. So, keep in mind that organic click-through rate (CTR) matters!

👉️ It seems there’s a so-called “sandbox” for new websites that might hold them back from growing.

👉️ The number and diversity of backlinks matter a lot in rankings.

👉️ Having content authors who have experience and expertise outside of your website (such as Linkedin or Medium) can help improve rankings.

👉️ Apparently, using your keyword in the title tag is important. Google denied this fact many times, claiming search intent comes first. However, the role of keywords is still huge.

👉️ Google tracks the freshness of your content based on the publish dates, URLs, and titles.

What do you think about these updates?

Will it change your approach to content creation?

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