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Just increased ranking from a Google + profile link!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by EatSleepSEO, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. EatSleepSEO

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    Just a quick little insight tip for you guys, while this is an extremely simple little tip, it's probably a method of building links that is often time overlooked or not thought of. I'm all about diversity when it comes to building links which is why I tried this in the first place. Yesterday, I built a Google + profile for one of my car insurance sites (No SEO has been done on this site) and at the time of creating the Google + profile/page, my position for my keyword was 64. I just checked SerpBook and I went from 64 to 59, now I'm not 100% sure if it was from the Google + link but what I do know is that "no other" links have been built to this page. The ranking I already had was just from posting very high quality content. This is for a highly competitive keyword and I was quite surprised to see a jump in ranking, even though it was only by 5 positions. After all, the link was free and only took me 2-3 minutes to build.

    Give it a try if you'd like on your site(s) and report back here if you see any sort of movement(s).
     
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  2. SeoWrecker

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    A case study on social signals would be interesting to see. Google just cannot ignore social signals and it does play a considerable role in ranking sites with google plus being the most effective of all . From my experience it also helps in indexing pages faster.
     
  3. fjugin

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    social signals ain´t do nothing for rankings (except maybe index them faster)
     
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    From 64 to 59??

    priceless thread. Should be sticky.
     
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    This doesn't work. I was #11 before creating G+ profile, and now I'm nowhere close to #59 :(
     
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    Going up 5 spots and your not even in the top 50 is nothing, it could have been 1 of the 200+ ranking factors in the google algo.

    Keywords jump up and down all the time.
     
  7. EatSleepSEO

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    I'm aware of that, this post was not made in an attempt to spark a debate, it was simply a change in ranking I noticed that I wanted to share. Nothing less, nothing more.