The war of social signals and conventional links – Are links dead?

Geno Thampi by - 7/18/2012 7296 Views

Hear it from Matt Cutts

Social-shareMost of the algorithm updates deal with links. Either the quality or the source or the nature or the number of links would become a factor during the algorithm updates. The common thought from the start of 2012 is that social signals (social links) are much valuable than the conventional back links when it comes to the search engine ranking factors. In fact, we published an article during the start of 2012 that highlights the importance of social signals in search engine ranking. Alright, social signals are important but does this mean that the conventional links are dead? Only Google knows the answer and here is what Matt Cutts says about it

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About Geno Thampi

Geno Thampi Not a born Shakespeare! But I still write articles and blogs to share my ideas and thoughts on SEO and SMO. Being a part of SEO research team of SubmitINme, I keep my ears and eyes open, and the pen ready to grab, write and share trending topics in search engine .... more info