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g00gle- Social Signals Do Not influence Your Ranking

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Anonoptimization, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. Anonoptimization

    Anonoptimization Power Member

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    I see Josh Bachynski is being his normal nut job self. That guy is loony toons.
     
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    If you believe everything that google says, You will never rank your sites.
     
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  4. Anonoptimization

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    Links are still the main factor though in addition to site quality. As I said the sites ranking in my niche aren't doing too much social stuff aside for some of the bigger corporations like Amazon and Staples, etc.
     
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    There are a lot of factors that influence rankings. And tests have shown great results for social signals.. Still, even if you do believe what g0ogle says, you could still mimic authority with many social signals.
     
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    Dude can you make your signature a little bigger so that it covers 100% of my screen, instead of just covering 99%.
     
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    yeah, working on that, thought there is a way to edit it in settings, but I guess I`ll just use a smaller image :)

    I think it`s better now :)
     
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    I've learned to ignore what g0ogle says about ranking factors. They often give you the exact opposite of what works. "Social signals don't matter" really means "they do matter. We just don't want you to figure that out."

    Plus you've got to look at the circumstances surrounding that article. G00g just dropped their social network bc FB dominates everything right now. You seriously think they're going to tell you that social signals matter? They don't want you using FB or other social networks to promote your site. Which is stupid but hey. What're you gonna do?

    So yeah, I wouldn't put much credence into that. It's not like G would tell us what matters in ranking and what doesn't anyway. They want you to keep floundering around and guessing. They like to see webmasters in pain.
     
  9. Sekundar

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    Social links are still links, so they still have a value.
     
  10. Anonoptimization

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    They're no follow links. They might make your link profile look more natural so that could be a benefit but part of the idea of no follow links is that they 'don't' pass page rank for ranking sites or keywords.
     
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    Try searching for keywords like micheal jackson, eminem etc and you will see most of the their social pages ranking in the top 3 . Bdw, Niche doesnt matter . It is the competition that decides your position in the serps.
     
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    How exactly did they 'drop' it? Sure, it's not successful but it's still alive & kicking.
    Or something's happening that IDK? Is a closure of G+ next?
     
  13. Anonoptimization

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    Branded social pages rank. That isn't the same as ranking a site with links for a keyword though.
     
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    That's because they are entities, it's completely different.
     
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    I agree but the whole point of my post is that google isn't completely ignoring social signals.
     
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    The argument is if Social Signals are a ranking factor. Your example wasn't an example of that, it was an example of the Entity being associated with the social profiles.
     
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