UPDATE: Some of my better-read compatriots have pointed me towards Greg Sterling’s article from April about how Google is using the layout below to appease anti-competition complaints in Europe.  So take my theories below as pure entertainment, as it should be. Nick Rink of Smart Local , a UK Local SEO firm, posted a screenshot […]

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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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It’s a bit early to start writing the definitive Google Plus SEO Guide, but I think the above screenshot says all you need to know. When I am signed in, page one of searches for my name are dominated by my blog, my G+ profile and four of my recent G+ posts.  When I am […]

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Justin Sanger, CEO of JoinHere, an interesting new SMB “Social Engagement Platform”,  puts it thus: “A G+ and G Places integration will create the most powerful discovery, publishing, and social suite the marketplace has seen to date. The G maps algo will undergo more change as content contribution, followers, and +1s begin to affect discovery – […]

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As you may have noticed over the past week the blog has morphed into Google Plus Guide. Local’s interesting and all, but G+ is where my head is at and I am liking it so I will keep posting until you stop reading. I have been fascinated by the original ways that Google Plussers (Plusters?) […]

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“the motherlode of Google+ tips for all y’all suckas that don’t know…” – Donny Rhoades I figured it would be useful to put all of the Google Plus tips and shortcuts I have found thus far in one handy place. Please add any additional tips you discover in the comments. NEW!  Hitler Explains Google Search […]

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