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and it seems you cant move up the ranks of search engine results without getting social.
The May/June 2011 issue of the MIT Technology Review Magazine published a list of Top Ten Emerging Technologies that will impact everyones daily life. As a working mom I am hopeful the folks in Cambridge will announce the development of robots who serve dinner; but MITs Top Emerging Technology is Social Indexing!
What is Social Indexing? SEO Consultant Jeff Howard defines it as, the concept of compressing data from networks like Twitter and Facebook then turning out that data into meaningful tools to help organize websites by popularity and relevance. In other words the more Tweets, Likes or +1d your content receives could earmark your site as relevant and popular, thus giving it a search engine boost.
Now it is our opportunity to get our websites and blogs ready for any potential algorithm changes that could be coming our way.
Here are four easy steps to get yourself into the game:
Set up your infrastructure by getting your site ready, start putting yourself out there and watch your popularity grow.