May 14, 2013 116 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google has announced a new feature for Google+ that will allow mobile sites to drive more traffic to other articles and not just the ones that they are currently displaying on their website. The new feature is a mix of Google Search and Google+, that feed appropriate content on the basis of recommendations earned from social media service Google+.

Forbes is an initial sign-in partner for the feature. So, if you open the Forbes site on your mobile and tap the Google+ logo at the bottom for more articles, expanding this to specific sites you read every day could result in Google+ providing you with lot more articles to read.

The recommendations are on the basis of popular articles viewed by Google+ users and search authorship signals. In case you don't want to read further, all you need to do is tap the G+ option. 

Google+ Now Recommending Additional Content for Mobile Websites!

Here are some more features:

  • The content recommendation can appear even if the visitor is not signed into the Google.
  • When the users are signed in to the G+, they will see the recommendations that were shared or +1d by the people in their circles.
  • Adding and configuring the recommendations is also easy. You just have to add a single javascript to your mobile site and make changes in the "For your site" section of the Google+ page dashboard.
  • To get a feel of the inclusion, you can visit any article page on Forbes from you iOS or Android device.

Google also talked about its plan to have more in Google+ content recommendations and Google+ Sign-in. It is also looking forward to add more than 50 companies who have already integrated Google+ Sign In to share their stories from Google I/O.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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