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21 01, 2016

What is Anchor Text? Everything You Need to Know for SEO

2016-01-21T02:30:00+11:00January 21st, 2016|SEMrush Blog|

Most marketers know link building is one of the countless critical factors for boosting your search engine rankings in the eyes of the Google Gods.  However, the words you choose for linking out and into your site matter too – and quite a lot! Those words are called anchor text, and Google’s algorithms pay more attention to them than newbies [...]

20 01, 2016

We Analyzed 11.8 Million Google Search Results. Here’s What We Learned About SEO

2016-01-20T21:58:25+11:00January 20th, 2016|BACKLINKO Blog|

by Brian Dean · Updated Apr. 28, 2020 We recently analyzed 11.8 million Google search results to answer the question: Which factors correlate with first page search engine rankings? We looked at content. We looked at backlinks. We even looked at page speed. With the help of our data partner Ahrefs, we uncovered some interesting findings. And today I’m going [...]