Showing posts from July, 2015

Tips for Using Social Media to Boost SEO

First off, in case you didn't know, or forgot, SEO stands for search engine optimization, which is paramount in getting your websites and blogs in early results of search engine queries. I found a great article with six excellent tips at Social Media Today. My favorite and probably most useful (in my opinion) is number six... Local Business and Community Building Last but certainly not least, if you’re a business looking for some local action, social media can be a key traffic builder. Local businesses with major community engagement will pop up closer to the top of that search list, so make sure you’re interacting with your community. How? A few methods come to mind: If you attend or host a local event, take pictures, post them to your account, and tag people. Offer discounts and incentives for local business. Make sure you thank your local customers (a simple personalized “thanks for shopping with us” goes a surprisingly long way). In addition to all this, build trust