How to scrape Google search result pages (SERPs)?
This blog post presents a collection of thoughts on why you would need residential proxies to scrape Google search results (SERP).
There was an SEO blogger a while back who said that his ranking for a keyword temporarily increased after he told all his blog followers to search for the keyword and click on his result. The ranking increase is based on the concept that CTR from the SERPs is one of the general ranking factors. If lots of people click your result, then Google’s algorithm assumes that your result is better than the ones next to it, and ranks it higher.