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!
SEO Strategies that Work for Google Plus
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.
Google Plus 2013 Statistics: An Overview
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.
The popularity of Google+ is on rise and we aren't surprised to see that the number of Google+ registrations has more than doubled from 2012 to 2013.
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.
2013 was the year of Google Plus updates. While all the Internet services have their plans to improve over time, Google+ is all the way ahead in the race. The social network rolled-out a new update every week but which were the top 5 Google+ updates of 2013? Let's take a look:
Auto Awesome Pictures & Videos
Auto Awesome is a great idea, which was announced at Google I/O. The original Auto Awesome photos had:
If you were planning to capture all your year in a review video, Google has just made things a lot easier for you. It has introduced Auto Awesome feature that will automatically create review clips of users who have been uploading photos & videos on their Google+ accounts throughout the year.