Why Build Your Website with Social Media

social media buttonsThe role of social media in web development and SEO is absolutely changing. Social media creates interaction among users and patrons in an online setting. Various kinds of social media are available for everyone to use and explore. The use of social media in a website is a great marketing tool used nowadays because it saves time and money in the long process. Imagine not having to travel just to promote one’s business in an area- with the use of online social media, one can reach hundreds and even thousands of possible customers around the globe.

Here are the lists of social sites that can build your web presence and reputation online.

Google plus and shares

To all of you website owners, knowing how Google works can greatly benefit the ranking of your website. The use of Google +, and +1 activities can help your ranking go up. How? Google looks into how many times your website has been plus, who shares them (are they reliable), and the speed of sharing it. By evaluating these three items, your website ranking will increase if the results prove positive.

Twitter followers/shares/ Facebook likes/shares

The popularity of these two sites are taking businesses to new heights. Google looks into the combined rankings that your website has from both Twitter and Facebook including the other earlier mentioned social media. There must be consistency in the results based on the number of followers, likes, shares on both Twitter, Facebook, and Google +1’s. The rate of the number of followers, likes is also being checked by Google whether it is accelerating or decelerating.

The role of Check Ins and Geotagged media

Using social media can actually verify your location. Check ins help promote that your business location is indeed real and that it actually exists- not just virtually made up. Geotagged media in smart phones can tag the location of where pictures and videos are taken and automatically gets seen when uploaded in YouTube and, Flicker. So if you are a restaurant owner and guests are taking pictures or videos while dining, you sure will be tagged once they uploaded them in social sites like Flicker and YouTube.

As a whole, social media plays a key role in optimizing your website. SEO and social media are interconnected in the whole picture. Google uses social media whether to rank you on the top or not. It is of the best interest for your website to consider social media as part of SEO because it carries with it a big piece of the puzzle to achieve high rankings in Google.

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About The Author: Rosendo Cuyasen Jr. is the head of Eyewebmaster a web developing and SEO firm in the country. You can follow him on twitter@Eyewebmaster account, you can also like him to his Facebook account and Google + account.

1 comment

  1. Marko Ivanovic - December 22, 2012 10:33 am

    Today SEO is nothing without Social Media, i have problem with that, my site for seo optimization have very little G+ shares, i don’t know how to increase that