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Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director
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Does Social Media Affect Your Rankings in Online Search?

Posted by @DanHinmon, Aug 2, 2016

Turns out that Google doesn’t actually take social media directly into account in its ranking algorithm, but it does look at certain social signals to decide how to rank websites. Here’s what you need to know.

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Kimberly Dorris
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Posted by @KimberlyGDATF, Aug 3, 2016

Interesting! I believe that you only get a boost from Google+ if your G+ profile is linked to your web page. I’ve been trying for months to get our outside tech person to help me with this, but to no avail. Supposedly, Google+ sent an e-mail to the “site administrator”, but no one has received it!

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