Social media has a host of benefits in a marketing context, including brand recognition and presence, advertising, customer service, content marketing and more. But does it have any benefits for SEO? We delve into the relationship between social and SEO and whether social media has any direct benefits for SEO. In short: “It’s complicated”.
Over the years, Google has greatly increased the extent to which it tailors results to the user, with the aim of improving accuracy and relevance. While this can be helpful and convenient, many users find it disturbing – or unhelpful to their efforts in getting their site found by a wider audience. Here, we look at how, as a user, you can escape Google’s filter bubble – and as an SEO, how you can penetrate it.