Have you noticed that LinkedIn business pages and personal profiles are increasingly showing up as the top search results on Google? Smart attorneys, accountants and other professionals know that having a personal profile that appears on page one of Google can grow business for an ENTIRE law firm. Most people don’t know that an optimized profile can get your professional service firm to #1 in Google.Think of your LinkedIn profile as a website. With dense but relevant keyword placement and a large number of connections or follows (inbound links) your page can rank at the top of Google.
Branding Yourself created the following infographic to reveal which social media personal profiles or company pages rank the best in search engine results. LinkedIn was the social network that most frequently placed personal and business profiles at the top. Facebook, WordPress, Twitter and Tumblr were farther down the list.