Question: 2012 has been the year of Social Media. What are your SEO Tips for social media, or are the two domains totally separate?
Answer: SEO tips and social media tips go together like peas and carrots. First and foremost, Google+ is a huge SEO opportunity. You can get your picture to show on relevant Google searches by participating in Google+ as a personal author, and enabling ‘authorship.’ Second, social media signals like ‘social mentions’ are incredibly important to SEO and social media. So get your stuff Tweeted, shared on Facebook, embed YouTube videos on your website, etc. Google is clearly paying attention to Social media, and so the biggest SEO tip is to not think of it as EITHER SEO OR Social Media but rather as BOTH SEO and Social Media. That’s a real SEO tip!
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Got a question? Click this link to email Jason or call 888-993-1122. Dr. Jason McDonald is founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group. He teaches the SEO training classes for the group, and therefore provides most of the SEO tips for this blog. His goal with this blog is to provide an easy 'one-stop shop' for the busy marketer looking for tips, tricks, and secrets on how to get to the top of Google and Bing for free using proven SEO tactics. When not dreaming up SEO tips, Dr. McDonald lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two dogs, a cat, four iguanas and twelve children (just kidding). Really you read down to the bio on this guy? Enjoy the blog.
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