SEOmoz has released the results of their Search Engine Ranking Factors for 2011 report.

Some of the world’s best SEO minds come together every two years to review current search engine ranking factors and deliver one of the most comprehensive reports of its kind. With the quality of SEO gurus providing input to the data, it goes without saying that any SEO or website focusing on SEO activity should refresh their knowledge and understanding of the current landscape with this report. When it comes to SEO, the opinions of industry experts are one of your best resources.

Top 5 Search Engine Ranking Factors:


  1. Page Level Link Metrics – 21%
  2. Domain Level Link Authority Features – 21%
  3. Page Level Keyword Usage – 15%
  4. Domain Level Keyword Usage – 11%
  5. Page Level Social Metrics – 7%

Read the full report at SEOmoz.