How Social Media Impacts SEO [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on May 8th 2013

How Social Media Impacts SEO [INFOGRAPHIC]

Search engine optimization has not been dependent on a minimal number of factors for a long time now, such as number of times a keyword appeared on a page, and it continues to become a more complex web of on and off-page factors every month. One of the more recent factors that has had an impact on search ranking is social media.

The following infographic breaks down ways that social media influences the visibility of your website in search results, including:

  • Social media can help search engines find and index your content faster
  •  Likes, shares, retweets, etc. indicates to search engine that content is new and interesting, often leading to a temporary increase in rankings
  • Your content will increase in search results for people connected to you
  • Increases domain authority and the number of inbound links to your website

Social Media and SEO – An infographic by the team at WhiteFire, an SEO Company

 

Brianna5mith

Brianna Smith

Brianna Smith is the Social and Digital Marketing Strategist at at Fpweb.net, a leading managed SharePoint hosting provider. As the Social and Digital Marketing Strategist, she manages Fpweb.net's inbound marketing efforts, including social media strategy, SEO, email marketing, and event promotion. Prior to her position at Fpweb.net, she was a brand strategist at Mudbug Media, an interactive media agency in New Orleans.  

She has built and developed a popular marketing blog, where she writes about social media, brand strategy, creating a personal brand strategy, online marketing, SEO, website design, monitoring your brand, and more. 

 

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Comments

Great post! Lvoe these infographics. Definitely going to share this article! Thanks!

Hey Brianna,

Nice infographic. Simple, colourful and informative. Pretty much what you need from great content on the web. Is this your first or have you done any more?