Last December Google announced the launch of +Post ads to a restricted number of advertisers, allowing them to turn their Google+ posts into ads and distribute them on the Google Display Network. This Wednesday, Google confirmed in AdWords blog post that the +Post ads will now be available to all the Google+ pages with a minimum of 1000 followers.
The Facebook vs Twitter race in the digital marketing scenario has identified a new entrant which has slowly and steadily overtaken Twitter and gained a cachet equal to Facebook. According to a new report released by the market research company Forrester, Google+ posts by brands generated nearly as much engagement per follower as their Facebook posts and almost twice as much engagement per follower as their Twitter posts.
The Webmasters community has finally made their way to Google+. The team announced yesterday that they will use the page to post announcements, quizzes and other resources to help webmasters improve the quality of their website and e-commerce.
Google said in the post:
Welcome to our Google+ page!
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Google Plus is more than just a social networking site. It can be a way to boost your business and traffic to the website. Most of the Internet marketers are using social networking platform as the way to share information, get attention, reach out to potential business, and get success in the business.
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It's all about giving you an amazing shutter-bug experience. As per a recent Google+ post, Google has overhauled the Google+ 4.3 android app to bring about a myriad of photo related tweaks and twists.
The feature which is being released in the form of a staged development will roll out to android users through Google Play. The new features in the latest version of Google+ for androids include a plethora of changes:
The Hangouts page on web version of Google+ now gets "People you know" card. It will list different people in your circle you haven't been involved in discussion with through Hangouts, video calling service, or Google's instant messaging. A "start conversation" button will appear next to the name of these people, which upon clicking will open a chat window.
Daniel Waisberg, the Google Analytics advocate has announced a new feature that will automatically add the Google Analytics information to the dashboard of the Google+ page of your business.
If your business' Google+ page links back to your website and the website uses Google Analytics, a Google+ card will appear in the dashboard. It will show number of new visits, pageviews, and unique visitors for the site that is linked to the page. The data will be available for 30 days of visits and also include the percent change from previous 30 days period.
Google is changing the way Google+ local pages work for business owners. In an announcement made by Google's Jade Wang in Google Business Help forum thread, it was revealed that business owners can now see the Google+ local page they have created, before they are verified using the PIN verification system.
Although it will not show on the map or other places to the consumers until it is verified, but will show to the local business owners.
Google Plus communities have received a preview update that will allow owners to see who all in their circles have joined the particular hub.
On clicking the preview update, a pop-up window will appear with posts for the community, number of posts & members the community has, and who all in the circle of the community owners have joined it. Moreover, a button to join is also present. For those who want to explore further, a "View community" link underneath is also present.