Click Thru Rate Is It Really In The Top Ranking Signals?
In a hunch….yes. We have previous reports and even Google engineers powerpoint that display click thru as a major factor. If it was an element of your secret sauce you’d want to keep it a secret too…so lets assume that if it is a ranking factor its likely not a low one.
I think I’m going to research some domains and buy one just to test out the effect of CTR. I suppose for the experiment to be effective I should get one control and one that I purposefully click on more and then compare the keyword rankings. I’ll be back in the month with more.
Meantime here is a not so new but relevant infographic.