In working on the content for my new web site, I was working on ways to display the SEO ranking statistics. I came up with this concept of scaling the text relative to the % of clicks they get.
The SEO statistics in this way are pretty dramatic:
- The #1 Result: receives 42% of all clicks
- #2 Result: 12% of all clicks
- #3 Result: 8.5%
- #4 Result: 6%
- #5 Result: 5%
How do the numbers look?
I put together some really neat graphics that show how crazy important ranking well is. I went through some failed ideas, but landed on these two graphics:
Ok, so ranking #1 in search engines gets you more clicks than the next 5. Surely the top five are all looked at, though?
The graphic below shows just how much more visible the #1 spot is: