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SEO Tips: Social media helps your visibility

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Search Engine Optimization. SEObook.com, one of the foremost authorities on SEO defines it like this

Search engine optimization is the art and science of publishing information and marketing it in a manner that helps search engines understand your information is relevant to relevant search queries.

Wikipedia has its own definition.

I define SEO as the task of increasing your visibility in the search engines.  Your company, your brand, or even yourself has a visibility in the search engines.  This includes, primarily, your website, but other things effect visibility too.  For instance, social media profiles will increase that visibility.

Take a look at this image.

Search Engine Results

This is the front page of the results for “todd e jones” in Google.

You will see that my website, toddejones.net, is at the top of the rankings which I am thankful for since the sites listed just below mine have been around a lot longer.  However, if you look at the whole page you will see three social media profiles giving me a visibility of four different results on the front page.

I have circled the results.  There is my Facebook page, my twitter profile and finally, my Linkedin profile.

As a result, you will see, that a simple thing like having social media profiles will increase your visibility online and ultimately your SEO for your website.

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