How Does SEO Work on Social Media Channels?

By Kate Williams

The relationship between SEO and social media is a confusing one to a lot of people, even those of us in the biz. After all, SEO is all about getting organic search traffic to your website, not getting people to your Facebook page. But that doesn’t mean that social media is bad for SEO. In fact, there are a lot of ways that having a strong social media presence can actually help you get organic traffic.

How does social media help your Google ranking?

Bing tends to consider your social media pages when ranking your content than Google does. But that doesn’t mean Google doesn’t care at all. Here are some ways that having a vibrant social media presence can help you rank on Google.

The takeaway

Social media is still important for businesses, even if it doesn’t directly lead to more organic traffic. The relationships that you build along with the added visibility your website can receive thanks to the ease of social sharing make it worthwhile to create an effective social media strategy.

If you don’t have the time to keep up with your business’s social media strategy, let’s talk! We can help you come up with a social media strategy or work with you to implement the one you have.

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