Twitter Usernames Ranking Very Well in Google

Jul 22, 2010 • 8:36 am | comments (5) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

Conduct a search for literally any letter in the alphabet. Try a search for [s] in Google and the number two result, at least for me, is a Twitter username/profile.

Twitter in Google

Most single letters come up on the first page. Try [a], [b] or c], all on the first page. Not every letter is on page one of Google, but many.

This was pointed out in a WebmasterWorldthread. Tedster, the administrator of WebmasterWorld said:

Funny you should mention it - yes, Twitter profile names do seem to be ranking better.

Twitter, the next Wikipedia?

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

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Comments:

Richard Boyd

07/23/2010 06:32 am

Personalised results perhaps? Not seeing it here (UK) BTW we don't use Twitter...HTH. Rich

niks

07/23/2010 09:20 am

I too found quite a few twitter users in top google search results. I guess your twitter account can be huge source of traffic for your site

No Name

07/26/2010 09:06 am

I can not see it too, I second on this, seems to be personlized result

No Name

07/26/2010 09:08 am

I agree its a personilzed result as its not showing here

Alex

07/26/2010 09:27 am

Really , twitter is the best source of getting traffic and according to my experience some twitter users is also getting ranking in google.

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