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Why Google+ Is the Best Social Platform for Content Marketers

Why Google+ Is the Best Social Platform for Content Marketers
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3 Successful Google+ Pages and Why They Work Have you created a Google+ page for your business? In this article I’ll show you what three top pages are doing. Still in its infancy, Google+ has become a very hot topic. Amid concern that this “new kid on the block” couldn’t compete in a social media landscape owned by Facebook, some have opted to dismiss the platform entirely. While Google+ and Google+ business pages are still in the early stages, there is growing evidence that they’re here to stay. You Can No Longer Ignore Google+ Google+ may be the newcomer in social media, but it can no longer be dismissed. “Search is probably the biggest reason it changes everything. Google+ Updates Coming Fast Over the past few weeks, there has been a slew of Google+ updates that should make marketers sit up and take notice. Google+ is here to stay, with updates coming out almost weekly. The Google+ team is actively soliciting and responding to user feedback and suggestions on their Google+ page, hinting that more updates are in the works. #1: Android

Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic] Don’t limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two. You don’t need to limit yourself to searching just for simple strings; Google supports all manner of handy search tricks. If you want to search just’s archive of XBMC articles, for example, you can plug in XBMC to search our site. Get More Out of Google [HackCollege via Mashable] Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to.

Find Out the Best Time to Post on Google+ Have you ever wondered if there’s an ideal time you should share your posts on Google+ so that they have more impact? Developer Daniel Treadwell did, and instead of staying in the dark, he decided to build a tool that will do just that – the aptly named Google+Timing. Announcing the new app, Daniel writes: “To attempt to aid you (and myself!) After granting the app access to your Google+ profile, it analyzes engagement on your posts, and determines what time is best for you to post. Aside from telling you what your ideal posting time is, Google+Timing also breaks down your post ranks by day and by time of day, so while I know that Sunday between 4pm and 5pm is my ideal time to post, I also know that Monday comes a close second. The app works by analyzing the number of comments and shares your posts receive. +1s will also be included, but as Daniel explains, “There is currently an issue with +1 counts found via the G+ API.

The Beginner's Guide to Google+ When Google+ entered the social space in 2011, it was met largely with skepticism. Joining a crowded field with platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, many users questioned the need for another social network. But roughly two years later, Google+ has established itself as the second-largest social media site in the world and boasts a monthly active user base of 235 million. And some of the products that Google built into the platform, such as Hangouts and Communities, along with its added integration in Google News that can benefit an active poster, have made Google+ an intriguing network for all users. If you're a newbie to Google+, these tips will help you get started. Creating a Google Account First things first, in order to have a Google+ account, you must have a Google account. Next, you'll be prompted to add a profile photo to accompany your Google Account. After adding your profile picture, you will then be redirected to your new Gmail account. Creating Circles Navigating the Stream

Business Social Media Benefits with Google Plus Google Plus offers business opportunities available nowhere else. The social network run by Google — the gateway to your business — is a game-changer. It ties together several Google products and delivers many rewards for brands. Google Plus and social signals Sharing things on Google+ and encouraging others to +1 your content works essentially the same way as Facebook “likes”, but the impact is more pronounced because Google Search favors sites that have received more social credibility from others. According to a study by Searchmetrics, social signals — recommendations through Likes, tweets and Google+ — account for 7 of the 8 most highly correlated ranking factors in Google search results. Google Plus and PageRank Google+ posts are crawled and indexed almost immediately. Key points about followed links: When you share a link on Google+, the anchor text becomes the title of the page you are sharing.Only shared links (the links that show up beneath your post) are followed. Connect:

How To Hack Google Plus For SEO Value People tend to think of Google Plus as just another social network, built as Google’s challenge to Facebook’s incredible growth over the past decade. What most people don’t realize, however, is the SEO value that makes Google+ so much more than just a social networking platform. How so? Studies show a powerful correlation between search rankings and the number of Google +1's received by a URL. It's probably not a surprise that activity on Google's social network influences Google search results, but the degree of correlation is astonishingly high. So how do we leverage Google+ for SEO value? A Brief Overview of Google+ Like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the others, Google+ is a social networking platform. In late 2010, Google’s Matt Cutts made it clear that “social signals” were factored into search ranking algorithms. The correlation between helpful content and a high volume of social signals seems natural and intuitive. The Power of User-Created Content 1. Make it easy. Sure. 2.

Free and best way to Check Duplicate Content ~ MY SEO PRANK After the updation of Google Panda Algorithm in 24 Feb 2011 the basic scenario of panda algorithm is to unique content is the first priority of any website and the second one is if any website have broken link then it could be penalized by Panda Algorithm. And you could drop your ranking. So After Panda Algorithm you can't use duplicate content in your website. Your Website Content would be 100% unique then you could compete your competitors otherwise you are wasting your time to promote your duplicate low quality Content. So today I am sharing with you some important websites name that could help you to check your content is 100% Unique or not. If you have any kind of suggestion or question regarding this post please leave a comment. :) About myseoprank myseoprank is a 22 year old young guy who is blessed with the art of Blogging, Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, On Page, Off Page, Email Marketing and many more.

Six quick SEO tips for Facebook | Spectate You may have noticed that we’ve published a lot of posts on SEO this month. It’s an interesting topic, because SEO changes all the time, as search engines update their algorithms, which is why it’s so important to stay on top of it. Search Engine Optimization doesn’t just apply to your marketing website, but also to your social media channels, and Facebook in particular. There are quite a few things that you can do to optimize your company’s Facebook fan page. Let’s look at a few. Choose your username wisely The username is what appears in the URL after the /. Use pertinent keywords in your descriptions You may enter a short description (which is what people see immediately when they visit your page), a longer description and your mission. Keep it fresh You’ve guessed it – frequently posting share-worthy content is one of the best things you can do to drive traffic to your Facebook page. Use Video Link to it Engage on other relevant pages

Ultimate Guide to Google Plus I’ve seen quite a few people who don’t understand Google Plus or think Google Plus is some sort of wasteland with giant swaths of inactivity. I was one of these people until I decided to dive in and really explore the social network and become active on there to see what this G+ thing is all about. The end result is this guide, a complete Google Plus guide for the person who is just getting started, or quite simply, started but staring at a boring feed with zero activity. Take a look at the sections below and click any section that has your interest. The Google Plus Beginner Guide Sections When browsing this guide, you can click the below links to jump to the section you are interested in. What are Google Plus Circles? Think of Google Circles as categories. This video, created by Google, shows you exactly how Circles work, how you interact with them, how to add people to them, and so much more. Is Google Plus a Wasteland? Click here to go to Scott Buehler’s Hyperball Circle Share.

Nine Ways to be a Competitive SEO This post has been inspired and adapted from one of my favourite non-SEO bloggers, James Altucher. He recently wrote: 9 Ways to break all the rules. As an SEO, regardless to the fact we proscribe or prescribe the definition, our jobs are to get our content high up enough in SERPs to attract searchers into our sites. Simply put, it’s the art of making something findable. However, in order to do that, we need to try and follow a set of rules; rules that have been set for us by search engines to get that content up there. Sometimes rules are meant to be broken. Part of being a good SEO is to understand what these rules are, but part of being a GREAT SEO is to know how far you can stretch these rules, how to cleverly interpret them, and when you can break them. A few of these are going to be shocking, a few outrageous. rules in SEO ===> Do the opposite. On any given day, there are hundreds of theories on what the right strategy is. ===> Surprise Is the strategy to look at volume of links?

Google+: The Complete Guide Using Google+? Add Mashable to your circles. You'll get the latest about new Google+ features and tips and tricks for using the platform as well as top social media and technology news. Guide updated January 18, 2012 Google+: It's the hot social network on the block. Google+, however, isn't the easiest thing to understand. A recent change new and old Google+ users should take note of is Search Across Your World launched on Jan. 10, 2012. Now Google can pull search results from your Google+ friends and material from other Google+ users whom you don't follow who have related content labeled public. We will continuously update this guide as new initiatives such as the Search Across Your World are started, further integrating Google+ into the Google ecosystem. We decided to dig into every aspect of Google+, from Hangouts to Circles, from Google+ Pages to what's next for Google's social network. So, without further ado, here is Mashable's complete guide to Google+: What Is Google+? Profile Photos

How To Use Google For Hacking Google serves almost 80 percent of all search queries on the Internet, proving itself as the most popular search engine. However Google makes it possible to reach not only the publicly available information resources, but also gives access to some of the most confidential information that should never have been revealed. In this post I will show how to use Google for exploiting security vulnerabilities within websites. The following are some of the hacks that can be accomplished using Google. 1. Hacking Security Cameras There exists many security cameras used for monitoring places like parking lots, college campus, road traffic etc. which can be hacked using Google so that you can view the images captured by those cameras in real time. inurl:”viewerframe? Click on any of the search results (Top 5 recommended) and you will gain access to the live camera which has full controls. you now have access to the Live cameras which work in real-time. intitle:”Live View / – AXIS” 2. 3. “? 4.

Descargar Windows XP Professional SP3 [ISO] Español Si sigues utilizando Windows XP con el Service Pack 2, existe un modo de engañar al registro para seguir recibiendo las actualizaciones de seguridad de Microsoft. Es una solución sencilla basándose en una trampa que se podía realizar en el juego Grand Theft Auto 4. Basta con alterar un par de valores en el registro para que el programa de actualizaciones crea que tenemos instalado el Service Pack 3, Microsoft dejó de ofrecer soporte para la versión Service Pack 2 el 13 de Julio de este año. Poco después salió a la luz una grave vulnerabilidad de Windows XP que afectaba a los accesos directos. Microsoft se apresuró a realizar un parche pero no es posible descargarlo si no se actualiza a la versión Service Pack 3. La forma de realizar esta trampa es la siguiente.

33 Social Media Facts and Statistics You Should Know in 2015 Social media is starting to take off its short pants. It’s becoming all grown up. In fact, Facebook is now over 11 years old and heading towards platform puberty and is still the standout leader of the pack. Google with its Google+ platform (with a development cost of over half a billion dollars) tried to take Mark Zuckerberg on, but it has become an incidental social network that isn’t taken seriously by many marketers. They play there but don’t want to work there. There are even rumours that Google is going to break it up into separate digital products by segmenting the components that got traction… like Google hangouts and photos. The emerging trends The biggest trend over the last 12 months has been the move from earned marketing attention (sometimes called free) to “pay to play”. It’s a social web shift that is driven by a connected generation. In fact the the instant services and chat apps now account for 3 of the top 5 global social platforms. How does the social web look like in 2015?