Since the launch in June 2011, Google+ has continued to grow exponentially as a place to share articles and connect with like-minded individuals. However, the network serves a few more hidden purposes that are rarely discussed. Whether it was Google’s plan all along or it just fell into place, there is no denying that Google+ is the network for bloggers. Consider some of the ways you can use the network to develop your blogging portfolio and social presence: Read More About:15 ways to Increase Google Plus FollowersWhy Google Plus Is Important for Your BusinessGoogle Plus Vs Facebook: Who Will Win This Social Media War? Top 3 Ways Google+ Can Help Improve Your Blogging Efforts “Contributor To” Button – This is by far my favorite feature of Google+. I find that bloggers often have a large portfolio of writing samples for editors, and likewise editors are interested in seeing this large portfolio. However, as an editor I know that these portfolios come in a … [Read more...] about Why Google+ Was Made for Bloggers
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In one of our earlier post we discussed 5 important Google products that will surely increase your blogging success now in the second part of that post we present you with 8 other incredible but less used products by bloggers that could change the entire game for you and put you in the elite list of bloggers. In our earlier post we discussed about Google Accounts, Google Groups, Google Profile, Gmail and the awesome Google Chrome. Let us continue the post starting with another superb product the Google Calendar. 1. Google Calendar 1. Create unlimited calendars which can be color coded to segment according to groups. 2. Calendars can be shared with individual groups and you have a granular control on who sees what in your calendar. 3. There are five options for viewing your calendar: a day, week month or five days at a time, or Agenda view. The default view is the weekly view. 4. Creating a calendar, assigning access rights, and color coding them is very easy and intuitive. From the … [Read more...] about 8 Google Products That Will Supercharge Your Blogging Effort
Here are the reasons why should you get Google authorship and also few simple steps to implement in order to get Google authorship for your blogs. Why should be worrying about getting Google Authorship? Google authorship will not only boost your online visibility but it also increases Social proof (that can visually impact more on your blogs) Image in the rich snippets can bring you more CTR’s Lets have two samples here: Without Google authorship (for the keyword – landing page tips) With Google authorship (for the same result – landing page tips) If I’m not wrong, it would be surely the one with Google authorship (smiley face on the rich snippet). Why? Because it improves the social proof, visual images can build instant trust on Google – thus Google bringing your more traffic to your blog posts. I hope now you understood the importance of having Google authorship for your WordPress blogs. Lets get into the details then.. So, how to get Google … [Read more...] about How to Implement Google Authorship in Your WordPress Blog?
Google may be a synonym for search, but it’s not restricted to that feature alone. If you are not a tech-savvy person then chances are that you are unaware about majority of Google’s products and services. Anyway, how many Google products and services do you use? The common answers will be Gmail, Google+, Drive, Docs, or an Image Search. But Google is well beyond that. Over 1 billion Google Search users. Over 1 billion YouTube users. Over 1 billion Gmail users. Over 1 billion Chrome users. Over 1 bilion Maps users. Over 1 billion Android users. Over 1 billion Google Play Store users. That’s the stats of Google. What are the Top 10 Google Products & Services? If you check Alexa traffic stats of Google.com then you can see that the 10 most popular Google products are Google Search, Mail, Docs, Plus, Drive, Translate, Maps, AdWords, Play Store, and Google News. However, Google is so much beyond that. Google Products & Services That I Use Here is a list of all … [Read more...] about Over 201 Google Products & Services You Probably Don’t Know
Google plus pages is a great way to give exposure to your brand on Google plus social networking site. Many of you make a mistake of treating your personal profile as your brand page, but it’s a wrong approach. You should create a dedicated Google Plus page for your brand (Blog, Website or any other). In this guide, you will be learning to create a Google Plus page. Before we move ahead, lets quickly create a page for our brand on Google+. You can check out ShoutMeLoud Google+ page here. When you create a page, it works like a Google+ profile, where you can share anything including images and videos. You can start a hangout, you can add people to your circles. The only difference is you can add only those people who have added you. This feature is going to be very helpful in targeting anything on your Google+ brand page. For example, if you are into services, you can add your client based on loyalty and keep offering offer based on group and so on. Ideas are limited, but this … [Read more...] about How to Create Google+ Brand Pages for your Blog