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Advanced Off-Page SEO Theory...

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by goawayplease, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. goawayplease

    goawayplease Regular Member

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    As we all know, the Big G loves data and are constantly refining based on the data they absorb.

    It's also generally accepted that the Golden Triangle receives the highest CTR in the SERPS. Google tracks click throughs, and seems to hash them with a unique token for later correlations.

    The fact that the Golden Triangle receives the highest CTR is due in part to the fact that the top ranking sites are perceived as highly relevant by the end user... but what if sites outside the top three started receiving a higher than average CTR? What if ONE URL received a higher than average CTR in the SERP for a particular query?

    Would this affect the SERP Positioning of that URL?

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. xelex

    xelex Junior Member

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    I've thought about this myself
     
  3. cool5now

    cool5now Registered Member

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    Yeah I thought about this too. I even wrote a crawler program that used proxies to test it out. No conclusive results but I was limited by the number of proxies I had available. You really need a bot net or a 1000 + proxies to give it a proper test. Google reckons that they consider over 200 factors in the algorithm. I would be amazed if CTR and bounce rate were not two of them.
     
  4. goawayplease

    goawayplease Regular Member

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    I imagine you'd have to be a-bit more subtle and savvy then a botnet... they do have access to historical trends after all.

    Same deal with Proxies... I'm sure Big G knows the IP of most common proxies.

    Onion Routing might be a better way to attack something like that.
     
  5. angelas111

    angelas111 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    it would seem logical that they would do this.