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!
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