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How important is it to be ranked #1 in Google?

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Your website rank in Google – How important is it to be #1?
Clients often ask us how important it is for their website to be ranked #1 in Google for their major key words.  We just came across a new study that measures the amount of click throughs for each page rank and we wanted to share this with you.

Online ad network Chitika completed a study in June 2013 tracking the amount of traffic that each Google result page rank achieved.  The results are striking!

The #1 position in a Google search receives 32.5% of the average traffic share

The #2 position receives 17.6%

The #3 position receives 11.4%

The #4 - #10 positions quickly drop below 10%, with the 6-10 positions below 5% each!

Let me translate this with an example.  If you are a printing company in the area, and someone does a Google search for “printing lake of the ozarks”, if you are in the top 3 rankings of page 1, you will have a 61.5% chance that someone will click on your website link.  If you are below this ranking, the …