Social Media Marketing has Becoming part of SEO to Increase Traffic

Social media sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter are becoming a very important aspect when it comes to SEO and traffic. I’m sure most of you have notice that Google, Bing, Yahoo and other search engines are beginning to take social signals into their ranking algorithms. Just do a search on a popular blog that has a Facebook page which is actively involved in Facebook. You will be surprise to see that the Facebook page ranks better than the blog itself in Google. As a result, participating in social media actively has become a must for SEO. Below are some of the steps you can take in order to increase traffic and make an effort to gain ranking benefits from social media.

Register your blog or website into every social media sites that you can find. In other words, you need to get your site’s link or URL listed in the social media sites. Some of the popular social media sites include Facebook, Google+, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, StumbleUpon and MySpace.

Try to redirect your blog content to all social media sites. Take for example you can automatically post your blog content to Facebook Page using Social RSS whenever you update your blog with new articles. MySpace, Twitter and LinkedIn also have similar feature which enable you to redirect blog post automatically.

Install social media buttons on your blog or website so that readers can be easily follow you with their choice of social media site. If you are using WordPress, there are tons of plugins to display social media buttons. You just have to pick one which suits your blog or website. This includes the share buttons which enable readers to share your content on their favorite social media site.

The above are just some of the simple steps to catch some benefits from the social media sites. You just have to do it once and everything will be running automatically. The most difficult part is to maintain active in all social media sites that you’ve sign up. But remember that you blog content comes first. Login to your social media sites after you’ve completed your daily work on your blog. You just have to prioritize your work.

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