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Matt121 8th October 2012 08:47 PM

We've not gotten mass amounts of leads from Google+ but there are some that will pop up from time to time. The good thing about Google+ is that it is, obviously, owned by Google. As such, placing a link back to your site using the profile in the social media site will get you traffic and a quality backlink.

jasminelane 9th October 2012 05:12 AM

For social media Google plus(+) is also so much effective like facebook and twitter.If you share something with your friend circle then it will give more output

D_Kotian 14th October 2012 10:59 PM

Yes Google+ is best for small business to promote the business online. It will be nice idea to get more traffic to the website.

accurate.cygnet 7th December 2012 12:41 AM

Well It brings you closer to your customers. The best thing I like about Google + is the hangouts. Video conversations with your colleagues and customers help you grow your business.

fairdoes 10th January 2013 10:01 AM

Any google products can be dropped by them on a whim. It's happened many times, so I should concentrate and the user. Do you publish what they need and appreciate?

raveinfosys 26th February 2013 01:43 AM

10 Dead Simple Tips to Take Advantage of Google+ for SEO
 
1. Follow your profile links
2. Embed post links
3. Optimize your G+ title tags
4. Unlimited editing power
5. Index new content lightning fast
6. Connect with influencers
7. Optimize your author pic for more traffic
8. Test drive a G+ social media dashboard
9. Check your CircleRank
10. Be an awesome (Late) early adopter

sean bash 26th March 2013 12:24 AM

Google Plus for Small Business
 
Old thread and I'll admit I didn't read all 6 pages of the comments, but ultimately I wanted to say this. If you are a small business and you care about how your business ranks, you MUST care about Google Plus. Google Plus is NOT a social network, it is an extension of Google Search with social features built in.

Google cannot access the juicy social data that facebook and other social networks keep for themselves, so it added social features. As of today already and even more so in the future, search results will be largely tied to signals from Google Plus, specifically these:
  • number of keyword hashtags used;
  • number of conversational microblog posts;
  • number of conversational microblog posts where conversation is initiated by the author;
  • number of times an author's microblog posts are resent by others;
  • number of unique microblog posts of an author resent by others;
  • number of unique users who resent an author's microblog posts;
  • number of times an author mentions other users;
  • number of unique users mentioned by the author;
  • number of mentions by others of the author;
  • number of unique users mentioning the author;
  • number of topically active followers of the author;
  • number of topically active friends of the author;
  • number of followers posting on a topic after the author; and
  • number of friends posting on the topic before the author.

SOURCE: http://www.google.com/patents/US20120117059

So if you ignore Google Plus, you may one day essentially be gone from Search. :standingw

Again, it's not Google's social network. It's Google.

accurate.cygnet 27th March 2013 11:49 PM

Not only G+ but any social media is good for small businesses. G+ is indeed beneficial and it drives the most genuine traffic to your site than any other social media.

Rachel S 2nd June 2013 03:18 AM

Google+ for small business is an amazingly powerful tool. You can use it to create a community of people who love your business, to help your organic (and paid) search results, and to offer some important social proof to your customers by showcasing reviews of your business.

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david34 5th June 2013 06:28 PM

I see a lot of potential with google + (knowing that google owns it). There is no harm in trying.


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