The Daily SEO Drive – Episode 4

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The Daily SEO Drive – Episode 4

1. It’s Free

Unless you’re paying for a consultant or a link bait specialist (both can be good options), marketing your website with social media is free. It will cost you some time, but that pales in comparison to the value of the traffic that you can get in return.

2. Quick Results

Building a successful website takes a considerable amount of time and effort. Search engine rankings, for instance, can take years to build in a competitive niche.

3. It Will Lead to Other Valuable Sources of Traffic

Although visitors from social media sites may be less responsive than other types of visitors, success with social media will likely increase the number of inbound links you receive.

4. Building Links with Social Media is Safer than Buying Links

If you plan to cut out the need for social media by purchasing links from other sites, you’re running the risk of being penalized or banned by Google. For some, this is a risk worth taking, but in most cases I would strongly discourage taking this chance.


1. The average Facebook user has 130 friends.
2. More than 25 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) is shared each month.
3. Over 300,000 users helped translate the site through the translations application.
4. More than 150 million people engage with


1. Twitter’s web platform only accounts for a quarter of its users – 75% use third-party apps.
2. Twitter gets more than 300,000 new users every day.
3. There are currently 110 million users of Twitter’s services.
4. Twitter receives 180 million unique visits each month.


1. LinkedIn is the oldest of the four sites in this post, having been created on May 5 2003.
2. There are more than 70 million users worldwide.
3. Members of LinkedIn come from more than 200 countries from every continent.
4. LinkedIn is available in six native languages – English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.


1. The very first video uploaded was called “Me at the Zoo”, on 23rd April 2005.
2. By June 2006, more than 65,000 videos were being uploaded every day.
3. YouTube receives more than 2 billion viewers per day.
4. Every minute, 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.
5. The U.S. accounts for 70% of YouTube users.

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