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How Social Signals Impact Search Engine Rankings - By quicksprout

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ExpressFans, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. ExpressFans

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    let me not believe this case study at all.thank you
     
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    I have tried this, and it has never worked for me too!
     
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    This is Excellent buddy,thanks , gonna implement this for all my sites and client sites too.But i'm sure you need some good diversified links with it too.
     
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    i have a feeling social signals (without backlinks) helps rank sites if the site has good on page SEO optimization.
    (Not saying you don't. Just saying the lacking on page SEO optimization can prevent a page from being ranked)
     
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    No offense OP but since you are a provider of social signals, I think this thread is more of a self-promotion one and has biased facts rather than true ones.
    First of all, Moz is high PA/DA/PR authority website and will rank for terms regardless of social signals.
    Second of all how in the world can Google determine the authority of a Twitter profile ? Last time I checked Google didn't have access to Twitter/Facebook data, no ?
    However for G+ that's completely different, because Google owns that platform and can track everything.
     
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    WOAH....40 Uvs after a fucking tweet, take my money cause that's insane! I can't believe people fall for QuickSprout shit anymore. last time I trusted a site with so many "Sign up and get free eBook" pup ups was in 2012
     
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    Yeah, not to mention "Explosive SEO secrets worth $5k/hour" LOL, seems like WF style!
     
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    not sure about the authority of the source of the image but I do use social signals and they work very well. everyone is becoming a lot more social, sharing content from around the web on twitter, facebook and even on google, so it would be stupid for google not to take it into account in their ranking algorithm.
     
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    I know social signals has a great power but not too much as you described.
     
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    I've always heard very conflicting arguments about the use of social signals. Obviously if you have a bunch of real twitter followers, you can get more traffic to your URL. BUT, I highly doubt the percentage in Rankings that they advertise.

    First of all, as previously mentioned, MOZ.com will rank for banana bread recipe if they wanted it to. It's a huge site. For the rest of their "case study" sites, how did they single out that it was the social signals that did it and not all their other SEO tactics? Answer: They didn't.

    If you'd really like to understand why basically every "case study" or every piece of statistics you'll ever see is meaningless, check out the book "How to Lie with Statistics" (torrent it)

    Moral of the story is always look at the source of the information. Never trust anyone who is trying to sell you something.
     
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    I just skimmed the image but is this suppose to be from 2011 or 2013..

    XhveAWX.png
     
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    Well that's one tiny eye you've got there, this proofs that the guy is only bullshiting with fake metrics.
     
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    In my personal trials I've seen it is better if you already have existing backlinks, but better just for improving onpage SEO by showing "social proof" it's like having a verisign logo on your website.
     
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    And I think that was about the time you asked what PR is?

    You all jump on that calling it crap and in ways it is however there are certain things to consider here. Either way, great design gotta give QS that...
     
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    This is the third time I've shared one of Neils infographics, fearing someone would assume what you just did, I disabled my signature from showing at the end of post.
     
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    Little self promotion here?

    Ok and now this.

    I have exprimented with several social providers and it has low or no impact at all.


    And do you know why?

    Beacuse G has no control on other social networks all of them can be easily faked and botted so they never put some big attention to social signals. And they are right . Can you imagine what would happen if they really had so "big ranking impact" like these whitehats say? For example twitter is full of bots and other social networks too . G will not risk it .

    Maybe they have little impact in combination with other links but buy quality links is still the best thing...
     
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    I've done some testing with this in the past for Spanish keywords using social media alone and it did help secondary pages ranking for mid competitive keywords.

    Was it all thanks to the social media? I can't know for sure cause the domain was already strong, but it seems to give some boost every time for "easy" keywords.
     
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    Yeah, also noticed a lot of people agreeing provide their own social services.

    Piggy Back greed knows no bounds.

    FPS
     
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    LOL disabling your signature won't help, people that are smart enough will understand it anyway.
    Not to mention if someone pays a little attention he/she can see: "ExpressFans" as Forum Name and "Social is the new SEO" under it.
    I am not trying to bash you mate, maybe your intentions were good. But social signals shouldn't be given as much "power" as you all (especially the providers) claim they have. Especially with fake and BS metrics from this infographic.

    Peace out!
     
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