Internet Marketing Research Shows Google Search Rankings Are Closely Linked With Facebook and Twitter

A new study carried out by Searchmetrics has revealed a comprehensive list of factors that correlate with ranking highly in Google searches. The results are useful when considering an effective, ongoing internet marketing plan.

The study, aimed at identifying the key factors that help web pages rank well in Google searches, shows among other things that the number of times a web page is shared on Facebook and Twitter is closely correlated with how high it ranks in Google searches.

Search and social analytics company Searchmetrics analyzed search results from Google for 10,000 popular keywords and 300,000 websites in order to pick out the issues that correlate with a high Google ranking.

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