Do you want to improve your search engine optimization? Embracing Google+ should be on your short list of activities.
Experts continue to debate whether Google+ has the power to last beyond Google’s previous attempts at entering the social networking realm. But one thing is clear: Google+ is making its presence known in Google search results now. Here are some ways you can ensure that your Google+ usage will help with your search rankings.
1. Get more Followers
This may go against everything you believe about social media and how it’s not supposed to be a numbers game, but rather a matter of quality versus quantity. When it comes to using Google+ for search ranking benefits, you’ll want quantity in the form of as many followers as possible
2. Set Up Authorship With Your Personal Profile
Google+ now offers a way for you to really stand out in search results by claiming authorship for articles you have written. This is something that is showing up in search results, even when people are not logged into Google+.
3. Directly Connect Your Page
Be sure to directly connect your Google+ page to your website. You can add a simple piece of code to your page that no one will see on your website or you can add a Google+ badge which, as mentioned earlier, can help you get followers for your page.
4.Fill Out Your Information
Last but not least, be sure to fill in the information for your profile and pages completely. Google prioritizes different areas of the profile for both on-page optimization and in search results.
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