SEOMoz Ranking Factors for Search 2009 (Report)

Every year SEOMoz surveys many of the top SEO’s in the industry to get their assessment of which factors cause Websites to rank higher in the search engines and which ones are less important. It’s a very detailed report and is probably best suited for people with Intermediate SEO experience or Expert SEOs.

According to the report, the top 5 ranking factors:

  1. Keyword Focused Anchor Text from inbound links
  2. Popularity of the External (or Inbound) Links
  3. Having a Diversity of Sources for Inbound Links
  4. Keywords in the Title Tag
  5. Trustworthiness of the Domain sending your site links

This is a great SEO resource and thanks to SEOMoz for pulling it together. Take a look here:

SEOMoz Ranking Factors 2009