What Benefits Can You Really Get From Social Media “Signals”?

First, let me get the bad news out of the way. Social media signals, whether in the form of social media shares on Facebook, re-tweets, favorites, Google+ postings, +1s, are not going to give you any SEO benefits. Google is on the record as saying that it doesn’t factor in these signals in how to rank your web page or website for your target keywords. Let’s get that out of the way.

With that said, your website can still benefit from ...

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Use Broken Links On Wikipedia To Find High-Quality Backlinks

wikiBacklinks are important when it comes to search engine optimization. Search engines use backlinks and other signals in determining how high to rank your website for certain keyword queries. It’s important to know that the higher the quality of the backlinks you get, the higher you will rank on Google. However, you have to solve one huge problem: how do you get high quality backlinks? The good news ...

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How to Beat Your Competitors in Rankings

Reverse Engineer Their Backlinks

seoSearch engines, in the United States at least, still use backlinks as ranking signals. You need backlinks to rank for your website’s target keywords. The problem is, merely building more backlinks doesn’t necessarily mean you will rank higher. You shouldn’t focus just on the quantity of your backlinks. While quantity does matter, quality matters more. It is not uncommon for websites with only ...

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