1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Case Study - Do Social Signals Really work?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by darulez, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. darulez

    darulez Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2013
    Messages:
    2,302
    Likes Received:
    725
    Gender:
    Female
    Occupation:
    Waiting 36 days till I can stick it in
    Location:
    Walhalla
    Well, In the past I bought some measly 2x "75" signals for 9€ for 2 sites.. sadly, I forgot to check any ranking improvements..

    In this case study, I will order signals, consisting of 2k FB likes, 800 linkedin, 100G+ and twitter from fiver.

    For this case study, I will link to 5 sites. 4/5 sites "haven't been touched" for months, or links created to them are +30 days ago. I dont include domainstatpages as a "real backlink"...

    if content optimisation (CO) was done <1 week i will mark this.

    keywords anylized only go to /
    medium KW = at least 3 authority sites and a mix of 1 wikipedia, and paid ads in SERPs.

    I will only signal to /
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 6
  2. neilbhabuta

    neilbhabuta Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2016
    Messages:
    1,633
    Likes Received:
    350
    Please keep this updated, will be good to see
     
  3. asap1

    asap1 BANNED BANNED Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2013
    Messages:
    4,961
    Likes Received:
    3,179
    Cool.
     
  4. GrowHack

    GrowHack Junior Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2016
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    14
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Youtube
    Location:
    Portland Oregon
    I'm using this method with YouTube videos
     
  5. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2013
    Messages:
    2,105
    Likes Received:
    439
    Home Page:
    It works? Where do u get your signals from?
     
  6. Geasy

    Geasy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2016
    Messages:
    623
    Likes Received:
    94
    If you focus on just signal it doesn't impact a little.
     
  7. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2011
    Messages:
    9,849
    Likes Received:
    7,474
    Home Page:
    Like the idea.
     
  8. Unreliable Witness

    Unreliable Witness Regular Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2016
    Messages:
    240
    Likes Received:
    118
    I'm interested in your results.

    I use social signals because I believe (and it is not based on any real world evidence :) ) that social signals create the impression that any new links to the pages are warranted. Basically, I follow any PBN links with social signals in order to reduce dance.

    I've no idea whether this is true or not, so I will be interested in what you find out.
     
  9. GrowHack

    GrowHack Junior Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2016
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    14
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Youtube
    Location:
    Portland Oregon
    SEOclerks I've been experimenting, trying to still figure out how to get in recommended slot. Any advice?
     
  10. se900se

    se900se Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2014
    Messages:
    1,227
    Likes Received:
    432
    Occupation:
    Traffic Arbitrage
    Location:
    New York
    Home Page:
    nice experiment!
    question - why fiverr not bhw?
     
  11. Windmm

    Windmm Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2013
    Messages:
    1,975
    Likes Received:
    802
    Cool! I will follow this!
     
  12. spectrejoe

    spectrejoe Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2013
    Messages:
    2,105
    Likes Received:
    439
    Home Page:
    Probably price related
     
  13. Neoalb

    Neoalb Regular Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2016
    Messages:
    489
    Likes Received:
    104
    Gender:
    Male
    I am going to build some social signals too, so will be following this.
     
  14. Aaman

    Aaman Registered Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2013
    Messages:
    95
    Likes Received:
    4
    Occupation:
    Internet ninja
    Location:
    INDIA
    social signals work best with web 2.0 sites. They work like a Gold mine specially if you are running a niche website :p ;)
     
  15. everythingred

    everythingred Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2010
    Messages:
    2,050
    Likes Received:
    1,322
    From my experience, any cheap social signals will not work. Haven't really heard of many people saying it has on effect on SERPs enough to warrant spending the extra price tag. I just do the standard social media posting but I'm curious to see if anything has changed.
     
  16. darulez

    darulez Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2013
    Messages:
    2,302
    Likes Received:
    725
    Gender:
    Female
    Occupation:
    Waiting 36 days till I can stick it in
    Location:
    Walhalla

    hat some funds left. and it was a 5k package. why not ;)
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  17. satruk

    satruk Regular Member

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2012
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    42
    Still waiting..
     
  18. darulez

    darulez Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2013
    Messages:
    2,302
    Likes Received:
    725
    Gender:
    Female
    Occupation:
    Waiting 36 days till I can stick it in
    Location:
    Walhalla
    Fiver signals were created. no back to other projects.
     
  19. Peter Ngo

    Peter Ngo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2013
    Messages:
    2,045
    Likes Received:
    1,637
    Occupation:
    I browse BHW for a living
    Location:
    The Internet
    I am also doing the same thing, can you please pm me your supplier as well?
     
  20. Tam1990

    Tam1990 Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2014
    Messages:
    117
    Likes Received:
    27
    Location:
    Web
    Not really sure about the rankings but they help with indexing my posts quickly.. anyways eagerly waiting to see your results..