By Neil Patel
Have you ever wondered why some sites rank high on Google when they aren’t optimized for search engines? Or even worse, when they barely have any backlinks?
I’ve been asked this question a lot over the last few months, so I thought I would write a blog post explaining why that happens.
Here’s why some sites rank high when they aren’t optimized:
Reason #1: Click-through rate
Part of Google’s algorithm looks at a click-through rate. It calculates it as a percentage, reflecting the number of clicks you receive from the total number of people searching for that particular phrase you rank for.
The higher …read more