Google+ is a social network which helps you to connect with your friends. Every Gmail user has a Google+ profile whether he knows it or not. Google+ lets you manage whom you follow by dividing them in to groups called ‘Circles’. Google+ is slowly trying to become one of the greatest social network in the internet by automatically creating profiles for its Gmail Users.
Google has now implemented the authorship markup which lets you to show your Google+ profile in search results. The more the number of people have you in their circle the better are you chances to rank well in search’s (not always possible).
Google+ and Your Blog.
Whether you are looking for piece of information online, you may always want to visit an authority website. A website which is trusted more by the visitors. Right?
A website having 1000+ twitter shares or Facebook likes, is sure to contain good and highly relevant contents that you are looking for.
Similarly, while typing any random query in Google you seemed to encounter two webpages from two different authors. The first author seems to be having 15,000+ followers in his G+ profile and the second one is having about 7,000+ followers. Which one will you visit? The first one or the second?
Well, most of the users will surely visit the first author’s website as he has more followers and people will think that he has a good authority website.
Therefore, it is always better for you to implement the Google’s authorship markup to show to profile in search results.
How Google+ Works With Search Results.
Like, as said above the more the number of shares, likes and the better the chances of getting ranked high. Google also does the same thing it the social signals into account while ranking a page.
Getting on the first page of Search results is not only the matter of PageRank now. You must have to gain popularity to rank better. In other words, social media should be the new marketing strategy.
Well, Google Search works with Google+ using an algorithm known as Search Plus Your World. It is a new search feature that enhances searches with posts, photos and more from your friends. This new feature has completely changed the ranking factors. This feature has been for a while but many are still completely unaware of it.
How To Grow Your Google+ Network.
Growing your Google+ network is not a simple task. You must have to take a lot of things into consideration and has to grow your contacts. Here are a few tips that may help you to grow your network.
- Connect with others
- Follow as much people as you can
- Publish an attention-grabbing post
- Publish posts on authoritative sites
- Let people link back to your post
- Show sharing options on posts
- Be active on Google+
These above mentioned points does not mean that they are surely going to grow your network, they depend on different circumstances. However that may lastly help you to build a powerful network. So try to follow those tips.