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Old 14th May 2015, 01:55 PM   #111
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I agree with the Google+ approach too. Its obviously not as popular as Facebook or Twitter (or even Pinterest) right now, but Google is putting a lot of effort behind growing it... its just a matter of time before it becomes a major influence. The impact on search results has huge potential.

That's why I have been working on expanding my circle... best to *try* to get ahead of the curve!

Here's an article I put together with some strategies to grow your Google+ circle (no tiny URL )
http://www.sbmarketingtools.com/how-...-page-contacts
Thanx a lot, I have been using G+ but how to increase circles is what I am exactly searching for...

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Old 31st May 2015, 03:01 AM   #112
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I know this thread is a couple years old, but G+ has a bigger role than ever before for local search.

In April 2014, Google incorporated Google Places into G+ and renaming it to Google My Business. This is now one of the most important citation a business needs to have online - especially local businesses.

Google uses information on your Google My Business page for it's search results - including hours of operation, address, phone number, etc.

Here's a tutorial I did on my YouTube Channel for setting up your Googl My Business page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2qmp6ofYOM

Also, getting reviews from your customers is another boast to your local SEO. Not sure how to get review on your page? Here is a nice little handout that you can give to your customers: https://www.whitespark.ca/review-handout-generator.

While G+ might not be a popular social medium platform, and increasing your circles really doesn't mean much, claiming you Google My Business page is necessary for any local business and a first step for local SEO.

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Old 11th June 2015, 05:38 PM   #113
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Yea, G+ is Google is right. They own the first and second largest search engines in the US. (Google & Youtube) I think that makes it pretty important to use their platform.

If they control 75%+ of all searches done, doesn't it make sense to put your info where Google can find it. ie. the searcher doesn't control what websites are show in the SERs

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Old 28th October 2015, 06:07 AM   #114
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I guess G+ is helpful both for small as well as big businesses. There is no difference between them. In both cases it is needed to use G+ account.

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Old 21st November 2015, 02:31 AM   #115
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Google plus always helps to get better rankings for business. You can get most genuine traffic to you google plus account as per your business category. And for small business Google Plus communities is the best option ever to grow.

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Old 28th November 2015, 02:21 AM   #116
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Definitely Google+ has the beneficial for the website because Google runs the Google+. Google search engine is so much honest for the user. Google+ has the potential or not is not the concern at all. You use this social media site for making more traffic that's all.

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Google+ Brand page help your website to get ranking better also, Google+ plays a great role to increase your ranking and trust of your website.

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Old 8th April 2016, 05:39 AM   #118
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May G+ is not as popular as Facebook yet but still it has a great value specially in SEO purpose. Google itself gives priority to those sites which use G+. You should not avoid any of the popular social media sites, may be you can use them lesser but dont avoid any.

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Old 3rd October 2016, 04:14 AM   #119
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I'm not really trusted to those site that doesn't display there true URL. I actually don't click those shorten url I'm sorry.
I completely agree

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I'm not really trusted to those site that doesn't display there true URL. I actually don't click those shorten url I'm sorry.
Its true that people many of the times think such kind of URL shorten by third party website are not the authorized one!

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