Do search engines take visitor numbers into consideration?

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  1. Vfdehfv

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    Do search engines take how many visitors your website is getting into consideration when sequencing the list for a given search?

    Suppose I had a website that was poorly optimised had very little content very few or no backlinks but it was receiving a lot of advertisement off the web from TV or some thing and so lots of people were visiting it on a regular basis.

    Would that site be listed higher because of the large number of visitors
    Also would it’s PR go up?
     
  2. Joseph.Shivell

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    No it would not, although clck-through rate(CTR) may be a consideration in addition to optimization and backlinks. When a site is highly ranked, that means that the search engine is recommending that visitors go to this site, because they are the best at what they do, and will give the searcher exactly what they are looking for. Also each backlink a website receives is considered a "vote" or "endorsement" of that site. Consider this say a plumber is frequently advertised on tv, and so he gets a lot of calls from people looking for his service, but when they call him, they can't get him to give them information about his services or pricing, and they can't even get him to answer any simple questions about what might be causing the problem they are having (this would be the offline equivalent of an unoptimized website). Would they recommend that people go to him (the offline equivalent of backlinks)? Probably not.
    Ther are no shortcuts to being ranked highly in the SERPs, and there is no way to get highly ranked in the SERPs without doing the work, or hiring someone to do it for you. All three of the steps must be followed if you want a high ranking - Keyword Research, On-Page Optimization, and Strategic Inbound Linking.
     
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    really?do not think so
     
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    What makes you not agree Joeroxx view point?
     
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    With so many websites saturating the web we rely upon search engines like Google to aid us in our online explorations. This is why SEO is so important.
     
  6. Joseph.Shivell

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    Did you even read the OP's question? The question was not about whether SEO is important, but whether certain criteria are used to determine a website's position in the SERP's. Do you have any knowledge that will help with that question?
     

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