Earlier this year, we highlighted LinkedIn’s significance on B2B internet marketing initiatives. However, as I discussed in a recent column on Search Engine Land, LinkedIn has historically been overlooked by SEOs in favor of other social media platforms, primarily due to the fact that links in profiles and discussions aren’t really “SEO friendly” (links incorporate a “nofollow” attribute).
But as Google refines and rebuilds its search engine algorithm, relationships become a more important factor in building the links that develop relevance for keyword results. As a result, B2B marketers need to reassess how their organizations’ LinkedIn strategies can benefit SEO.
Here are 7 LinkedIn marketing tactics that can be beneficial to B2B SEO initiatives: