Impact of Social Signals on Rankings
Your search engine rankings are influenced by several factors. By working on the ones that positively improve your SEO, you can get more traffic.
Search Engine Journal’s Julia McCoy has published an article highlighting five SEO misconceptions.
She says, “Here’s a quick roundup of the five biggest misconceptions about SEO I’ve seen spouted in the last year, and why they just aren’t true.
Misconception #1: Social Signals Impact Ranking
Whether or not social signals impact SEO has been a hot topic for at least the last ten years.
It makes sense that the more followers you have, and the more traffic you divert to your site from social media… and therefore the better your search rankings.
John Mueller is on the record as far back as 2015 saying that no, social signals don’t directly impact your rank”.
HubSpot has published a new video ‘How to Use Backlinks for Better Ranking’ to help you correctly use backlinks for improving your SEO rankings. The HubSpot team says, “In today’s landscape understanding SEO and backlinks can be the difference between your site being found and lost. Glassdoor’s masterful SEO strategy has made it the number […]
Google can contribute to your website’s success or contribute to its downfall, depending on how it estimates your site’s value to their search clients. Google looks for “signals” that tell it your site is important and helpful. If it finds a lot of these signals (such as backlinks, mentions in social media, even how well […]
Google is important to online marketers. There’s no question about it. If your site and the marketing you do for your site bug Google, your sales will suffer. If you play according to Google’s rules, your sales will improve. What does it take to get Google to like your site? More than it did 10 […]
James Perrott says, “There have been some great SEO ranking factor studies over the last year, but I thought it would be a good time to wade in with another opinion (that’s right, an opinion – not fact). To keep this as succinct as possible, I am going to look at the following areas for five […]
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