Is ranking high with your piers (ha: let's try peers) important to you?
Sois a site that allows ranking / voting on images by all of their users which in turn is comprised by a ton of photographers.
Is how you rank there important to you?
Do you use it as a way to test if your photography style is accepted?
In the case of model photography, do you feel that the models look or beauty is what is getting voted on or your image and image quality?