Google Doesn't Use Alexa Data For Sitelinks or PageRank

Aug 6, 2010 - 8:14 am 6 by

alexa logoI spotted a funny but yet basic SEO concept in a Google Webmaster Help thread.

One webmaster asked, and I quote:

It true that Get sitelinks from Google is directly related to traffic of

The first flag that this is a poor question is that I had to edit several typos in the question itself.

The second flag is that a Googler comes in and gives a straight forward answer, as opposed to tip-toeing around the response.

JohnMu from Google clearly said, no! He said:

Just to be very clear: Alexa's metrics do not play a role in whether or not Sitelinks are shown for a site for a specific query.

There you have it - a clear, very clear, response from Google on Alexa's role at Google, or lack there of.

Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help.


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