There are different school of thoughts regarding social media and search engine optimization. One of the elements that search engines “like” are links within your website and links that direct viewer to your website …so it only makes sense! Read an article that I wanted to share.
8 Ways Social Media Affects Your SEO
Social media directly impacts your business’s search engine optimization efforts and search engines influence your social media presence.
In recent months, many have claimed that SEO is on the outs and that social media is going to be the sole way in which we find the information we’re looking for online in the future. However, that’s not currently the case and I don’t think it ever will be with the current relationship that search engines and social media have with one another today.
There is merit to this argument because social media has greatly impacted the way in which discover and share content, but hasn’t completely taken over the way in which we look for a website or content using Google, Yahoo, or Bing.
Since social media has become one of the many factors search engines take into account when indexing content across the web, let’s dive into how social media could continually impact your company’s rankings in the major search engines.
Read more: http://blog.sumall.com/journal/8-ways-social-media-affects-seo.html#ixzz3HjRtolbG