How Social Media Helps in SEO – #SEOTalk Recap

By | June 19, 2016

social media seoInteresting conversations ensued during this week’s SEOTalk Twitter Chat where we discussed on how can Social Media help in SEO.

We all have been witness to use of Social Media platforms to share content and get targeted traffic resulting in success of content marketing strategies but very few of us realize the SEO importance of such campaigns.

We started of the chat with questions on the importance of social signals since Google has stated that it’s not important but we still see that social media posts that have gone viral do have better ranking. Hence the debate started with that and then moved to link building.

While we conversed on what helps improve SEO, we also decided to talk about what NOT to do on SoMe that could impact SEO. And soliciting for link building was the most common view.

Finally, we discussed about importance of keywords on Social Media posts and how they impact your search rankings.

Questions on How Social Media Helps in SEO

Q1. Why are social signals important for SEO?
Q2. How can brands build authority using Social Signals?
Q3. Can Social Media help in link building thus improving SEO?
Q4. What should you NOT do on social media, that could affect SEO?
Q5. Which social platform(s) gives you the best results for SEO?
Q6. Would you implement keyword strategy on social platforms to improve SEO?

Your Take

  1. How does SoMe Effect SEO?
  2. What do you think should not be done on SoMe that can affect SEO?
  3. What are our suggestions to improve SEO by leveraging SoMe?

Do join us on #SEOTalk Twitter Chat every Mondays 8:30PM India Time, 3PM GMT, 11AM EST (Without Daylight Saving Time)


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