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Rank a site with social signals only?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by iliketowiggle, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. iliketowiggle

    iliketowiggle Newbie

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    So my question is can you rank a site with social signals only? Like facebook share, twitter tweets, g+ shares, etc.
    I have been through some threads, backlinks are obviously important, but what role do social signals play in SEO.

    Thanks guys.
     
  2. divok

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    I had a website which just had a link from PR 3 twitter profile (t.co), and nothing else i.e no backlinks . It was still able to get 5 hits from google daily during the peak season (very low competition).
    I hope that gives you a idea .
     
  3. black101

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    it is possible, but depends on the keyword
     
  4. iliketowiggle

    iliketowiggle Newbie

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    Awesome, so if i could drip-feed socials signals naturally without using addmefast, fiverr, etc. This would surely benefit my site in terms of SEO and its ranking?
     
  5. masterjani

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    Ofcourse social signals play some important role in ranking and got you more and more referral traffic as well. Getting those naturally is tiresome process but worth it. But, do some good on page seo and create quality backlinks too. That will help you to stabilize the ranking and help you in long run.
     
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    Would this easier to do with a local business site?
    I was under the impression that social signals were more important in Local SEO.
     
  7. wackiin

    wackiin Junior Member

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    My Main money site is ranking for over 20 keywords and the only backlinks it has are Fb,Twitter,+1s and YouTube
    Been scared to backlink it with all the changes going on had 2 test sites disappear i backlinked
     
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  8. S E O

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    Yes we can get some keywords with low competition only The higher once requires some stress and strain Cheers
     
  9. iliketowiggle

    iliketowiggle Newbie

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    Thanks guys, I'm going to buy a new domain and make a new site to test it out.
     
  10. mdiez2

    mdiez2 Registered Member

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    This was asked before and some of us we tryed. Its ok if your keywords have low competition then you will need like 6 months.
     
  11. HerpDerpSlerp

    HerpDerpSlerp Power Member

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    low competition niche it works very well
     
  12. Riders On The Storm

    Riders On The Storm Senior Member

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    depends on the keywords
     
  13. tronox

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    I ranked 2.4k low comp KW only with 150 fb shares and 40 retweets. It is in 2nd page atm :)
     
  14. No.RuleZ

    No.RuleZ Elite Member

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    its possible, i have 1 site PR1 and the facebook cames first then the link for the website cames on PR2
     
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    It is very possible. I used my software to get 10,000 retweets in 24 hours to my youtube video and my youtube video shot up to page #1 in Google. ;)
     
  16. MadStacks

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    Again when you ask a question like this we can only say maybe since we do not know the details like your niche and what
    competition your facing with your keywords. Can it work? Yes. But for heavy competition it will not.

    Heck not doing anything to a website will rank for 0 competition but it is worthless since no one is wanting it. :)
     
  17. GiftGuru

    GiftGuru Supreme Member

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    I have only used social media signals to get google organic rankings for MyCheapJobs. I started using social media signals over 2 years ago when I started the site and now it gets over 12,000 organic hits per month.

    I have never paid/generated backlinks or used anything else