Google Plus links have been showing up here and there in Google Knowledge Graph results, but I think the big G just pushed into overdrive. This morning I noticed Google Plus profiles showing up where Google Knowledge graph data has been displayed on SERPs that target brand queries, along with some new formats. Some of [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Google Plus'
August 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments
August 3rd, 2012 · 10 Comments
Jade Wang of Google just announced that your old Google+ Business Page can now be merged with your new Google+ Local page which used to be your Google Places Page. As usual Mike Blumenthal has got the goods to help you make sense of the whole thing. Here’s Jade’s post: For those of you that [...]
July 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Matt Cutts’ most recent G+ post: and his latest Tweet: Thing is, the whole “Hobbit-Meets-Google-Maps” thing would probably have a better chance of exposing new users to Google Plus v. the links thing.
May 10th, 2012 · No Comments
March 29th, 2012 · 16 Comments
I finally got around to implementing rel=”author” tags on my blog. It’s pretty easy to do by linking your Google + profile to your site – Instructions here - and the benefit, at least for me, was pretty immediate. Just by attaching my mug to my URLs in Google’s SERPs, my organic traffic increased 15% [...]
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January 23rd, 2012 · 3 Comments
And while I’m on the subject, Stever has a great post up on some tips for Encouraging Google +1 Votes for Local Business Websites. Key point for unsuspecting SMBs to take note of: “Forget the new schemes popping up to buy hundreds of plus 1 votes. Those will be meaningless to a local business as [...]
January 23rd, 2012 · 6 Comments
SearchEngineLand just published Google Plus Connections Are The New Link, some thoughts of mine on how local search co’s and SMBs may try to leverage Google Search Plus Your World to improve local SEO. After rereading it, it seems clear that as more and more organic results are deemed to have “local intent”, the only [...]
January 20th, 2012 · 7 Comments
I don’t recall seeing these little prompts in the search results before.
January 18th, 2012 · 6 Comments
A few years ago on these august pages I did a post on Reputation Management Jujitsu as a way of obtaining links by saying nice things about companies with poor online reputations. The idea being that these companies are eager to link to blogs saying positive things about their brand. Now that Google Search [...]
January 13th, 2012 · 16 Comments
I couldn’t resist. Update: As of 2/10/12 this video has been seen over 170,000 times. Achtung Baby!