This math is easy and quick, yet I love it because it has the ability to make a lot of sense. I have a really hard time understanding the math in math when it comes to algebra, and that’s the case with this math too.
The last of the three major ranking factors in Google, this is what makes your website important. It’s the thing that helps Google identify which page on a given topic is the most important. For example, if you have a new website and you have three pages that are all related to a certain topic, Google will likely want to see if all three pages have relevant backlinks.
A lot of people don’t like to think about the mathematics that goes into ranking. But it’s true, the mathematics of ranking are so complex, it’s almost beyond comprehension. The reason it’s so complicated is because the ranking factors are so numerous and nuanced. There are thousands upon thousands of factors that affect your ranking, and the ranking factors are so varied that it’s difficult for even Google to understand them all.
Google (and other search engines) looks at links from other sites as “votes.” These votes help them identify which page on a given topic (out of thousands of similar ones) deserves to be ranking at the very top of the search results. As a general rule, pages with more backlinks tend to rank higher in search. Our study of one billion pages found a strong positive correlation between the number of websites linking to a page and how much search traffic it gets from Google.
This is the first time I’ve heard of Google being a “voter” and I don’t believe that is how they work. In fact, the only reason we know that is because we are on the internet. If we were to take the time to find out what Google actually does, we would be able to show them that they are not a “vote.” To Google, links are more like votes.
It’s important to note that while Google is a vote-based search engine, they don’t really care. All they ask is that you link to their sites, because that’s all that matters. Google also only cares about websites that link to them. So if you link to us, your links don’t get counted and this means your site will not rank higher in search.
Google does use link juice, but it is a very crude method of measuring web links. In other words, Google only counts the links pointing to the same website as one link. It is very crude because it is not a complete ranking system. While there is some truth to this crude method of measuring web link juice, it is difficult to get right, especially if you’re trying to get a site that has many different websites linking to it.
The problem with Google’s link juice method is that it is very inaccurate. Many companies use the web link juice to drive their own website rankings as well as a very crude tool for measuring their own web links. While the link juice metric is good, it is not necessarily accurate. The accuracy of the link juice is a direct function of the number of pages linking to your website.
That is why I often advise people to use a tool like Google’s Advanced Optimization tool which can give you a very accurate snapshot of your site’s link juice. For example, I can tell you that if your website has 10,000 pages linking to it, then Google’s link juice for that page would be 10,000 x 10,000 = 100,000.
You might recall the time I used to use an advanced optimization tool called “Link Juice” to figure out what other peoples websites linked to my site. Back then I would see that there were over 6,000 pages linking to my site and that my site had only a dozen links to other sites. That would put my link juice below 0.000025%.