With the explosion of online social media over the last decade, it is now a crucial element to any webpage looking for search engine optimization (SEO). Like link building, not all social media sites are the same when it comes to increasing search result rankings. Here is a look at some of the most popular social networking sites and how they can effect your site’s SEO.
Google+, while not the most popular social networking site, can give your site a big search result boost when used correctly using Google’s search engine. There are a few ways Google+ can effect your results, but one way to increase your ranking today is by building your Google+ network. Those who follow you or your site through Google+ are more likely to see your content in Google search results. Additionally, if your content is given a +1 by someone in your network, that content is more likely to rank higher in search results for that individual along with anyone who follows that person on Google+! Continue reading