Google ranks pages, not sites

Mickey Mellen
2 min readMay 16, 2021

When you’re working to improve your rankings in Google, it’s easy to slip into the idea of trying to improve the rankings for your entire website at once. While there is a bit of benefit to that, generally speaking Google looks more closely at individual pages than they do at entire sites. In fact, most of your searches on Google will lead to specific, well-optimized internal pages on websites, and not their home page.

As an example, I just searched for “best playstation games” and got the following results:

Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.