By: Musfiqur Rahman
Now, let's dive into the exclusive 15 lesser-known, hidden, and surprising facts about SEO that will leave users awestruck:
Google receives over 70% of all search engine traffic globally, making it the dominant force in SEO.
The first organic search result on Google gets 10 times more clicks than the tenth result.
Websites that load within two seconds have a significantly lower bounce rate, improving their chances of ranking higher.
Long-tail keywords, consisting of three or more words, account for 70% of all search queries.
Backlinks from authoritative websites have a profound impact on search engine rankings.
Voice search is rapidly gaining popularity, with 40% of adults using voice search at least once daily.
Mobile optimization is essential, as over 60% of searches now come from mobile devices.
Including videos on your website can increase organic traffic by 157%.
Websites with SSL certificates (HTTPS) are more likely to rank higher due to improved security.
Content with a word count of 2,000 or more tends to perform better in search engine rankings.
Google takes into account the page loading speed as a ranking factor, affecting user experience.
Social media signals, such as shares and likes, can indirectly impact SEO by increasing brand visibility and website traffic.
User experience metrics, such as time spent on site and bounce rate, play a crucial role in search engine rankings.
Structured data markup, such as schema.org, can enhance the appearance of your website in search engine results.
Regularly updating and republishing old blog posts can boost their visibility and organic traffic.