SEMRush just came out today (6/14/2017) with their SEO Ranking Factors study.  However, despite the chatter from my friends offline, it wasn’t easy to find it online.

I searched for the regular permutations to get a copy of the study and found old blog posts.  After finally getting a forward of a link, I was able to look at the study.  Here’s what their topline results indicate:

2017 Top SEO Factors by SEMRush

SEO Ranking Factors 2017

For the more detailed study, you’ll have to click through to this or I’ve uploaded it as well: Ranking factors SEMRush.