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Google has gone to valiant lengths to convince us that rumors of Google+’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, but Google is no longer forcing new Gmail users to connect their account to a Google+ profile – yet another move that could signal the end for Google’s troubled social network.
G+ has the highest attraction for the 35-44 age group, followed by the 55-64 age group. The first age group is probably made up of a high percentage of business professionals.
Google killed authorship reporting in Webmaster tools and removed author photos from search results (although this one is apparently debatable). I can’t find any stats about Google+ Communities participation so can’t speculate about whether they’d keep that feature or, if they’re doing a firesale of all Google+ features, whether or not it seems likely that Communities will soon be headed to pasture too.
Google+ is a great social network and one which most people are now turning to, in the hope of boosting their SEO. One of the main unique features for Google+ users is the ability to create circles and with this new, free tool called Circloscope, things just got a whole lot easier.
In the past few years, the scenario of paid advertisement has undergone dramatic changes. The traditional ads which was intrusive in nature, are replaced by ads that blends naturally with the other posts on the sites.
Incorporating the big four social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest - into your online marketing plan is a must-do for success. Depending on your business and its industry, you might also consider sites such as YouTube and LinkedIn to grow your authority and brand awareness.
Will blogs soon go the way of wooly mammoths and bell-bottomed jeans? Some online marketing leaders certainly think so. In fact, many of them are giving up their blogs already, taking their content, fans, and inspirations to Google+ and other social venues. Should you do the same? Before we answer that question, let's take a quick look at a case for and against giving up your blog.
Google+ is run by Google, the best search engine, and the key to success for your business. Isn't that reason enough to use it? Google are really committing themselves to this platform so it can be a meeting point for all of the services it has to offer – this will help your business grow, if it is used correctly. When to start? Now. How to do it? Here are a few tips.
Social media marketing is fluid and effective tactics change from platform to platform. Are you timing your tweets, posts and updates in a way that exposes them to the most eyeballs and opportunities for engagement? If not, your timing may be off.
Nowadays, every “Mom & Pop” Storefront sometimes struggles in their marketing schemes just to make an impression and achieve their goals. Here are some tips using Google+ to put your local business "out there" for free.