Dave Elliott: Really, who the hell is saying it does? No, no it doesn't help with rankings.
Imtiaz Ahmed Tanik: Well I searched a lot about it. I have heard that the new system called the social signal which google can get from the social networking sites. When someone writes something sharing in social can be a boost to its rankings. ;
Micah Fisher-Kirshner: +: Lots of older articles would proclaim that there is a correlation (see: Moz) and then people take that to me it actually means it helps. That's how these things get around where someone like + may not know enough to dive deep to realize that error.
No, social signals don't help for public web searches. There's a qualifying factor with personalized searches and G+, but otherwise, the full public search (non-personalized) has no bearing to how you rank with social signals.
Imtiaz Ahmed Tanik: + ;I was wondering if you could provide me with a proper article. From where i can learn how to rank well in the search engine. Thank you..
Dave Elliott: Yeah that is fair enough. + Correlation vs causation can be a bit confusing. It was 8 in the morning. I was a bit snappy!
Edwin Jonk: From the expert panel in this weeks SEO Questions hangout on air on 00:09:20 into the YouTube video: +
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