Can Social Media Activity Boost Organic Search Ranking? (Infographic)

Can Social Media Activity Boost Organic Search Ranking? [Infographic]

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Think social media networks are for teenagers and college students? Think again! That social media mention, retweet or connection can greatly impact your business or blog’s search engine optimization (SEO) success. Long gone are the days when backlinks reined supreme. Today your social media engagement is calling most of the shots and telling Google, Yahoo! and Bing how good your business or blog really is – not how good you think it is!

TastyPlacement ran a test of 5 US-based websites (and a 6th as the “control” website) on 5 social media networks to gauge the influence of social media network communication on search engine rankings. What were the results? Well, take a look at the infographic below. If you haven’t been using Google+, this may change your mind.

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Shannon K. Steffen

Founder & Human SEO at Excira Media
Shannon K. Steffen is a business inbound digital marketing consultant who helps small businesses around the world to Stand Out and Get Results by creating solid online strategies. She speaks widely on the science and art of online long-term success through strategic and creative thinking known as Human SEO.
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