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Entries Tagged as 'Google Plus'

@MattCutts Goes For His Google+ Bonus…

July 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Matt Cutts Google Plus

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.

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Tags: Google Plus · Twitter

Why Google+ Still Has A Ways To Go…

May 10th, 2012 · No Comments

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Tags: Google Plus · Uncategorized

Don’t Get Cute With Rel=Author Tags

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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Tags: Google Plus

How To Get +1s For Your Local Business

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 [...]

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Tags: Google · Google Place Pages · Google Plus · Google Social Search

Google+ Needs Tight Local Networks To Succeed

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 [...]

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Tags: Google · Google Place Search · Google Plus · Google Social Search