Google Plus Tips
Are you using Google Plus? Not sure why it’s not working for you?
Tip #1: When posting include photos and videos, Google plus works with YouTube, it will also makes your posts more interesting and visually appealing.
Tip #2: Don’t over load your posts. Keep it simple so that your message is read and taking in by the reader.
Tip #3: In your post insert an asterisks around the word/words you would like Google to pick up in your title tag. Your post will rank in search results.
Tip #4: Always check your posts to make sure there are no errors, spell check using Google plus automatic spell checker.
Tip #5: Choose who you want to share your post with. Public will be automatic, but you may want to be more specific with who you want to target.
Tip #6: If you are want to alert someone, then tag them into your post, using the @.
Tip #7: In Google plus you can use Hash tags #, don’t go over the top, about 2-3 is enough. Google will auto-populate the hash tags before you post. Check if your hash tag is treading and worth hash tagging.
Tip #8: If you are going to add a link into your post, make sure that the thumbnail is relevant to the post, this will make your post more appealing to the readers.
Tip #9: If what you have written is important and needs repeating over, then it is worth re-wording the post information so that your followers who do see it again are not put off with the repetition of the post.
Tip #10: Think about the time of day you are posting, it is important to see how many + 1’s you are receiving on previous posts and this will give you an indication when is a good time of day. Consider beyond your home country if you want to target people around the globe.
Tip #11: just post your link; give your readers some sort of excerpt or quote of your post. Even if they don’t open it at that time they can return to it later knowing they have had some sample of what to expect.
Tip #12: Ask questions to your followers, it keeps them engaged and you can give more from a conversation than just keep posting.
Tip #13: It is important that any comments left on your post as replied too, it shows that you are a real person and willing to engage with your readers.
Tip #14: Post on other peoples posts. The more you interact with them the more likely they will interact with you.
Tip #15: Grow your circles, you can create them how you like, so make it work for you, if you are targeting a certain group, let them know that. Important to have all the various groups so you know who will get your posts.
There is still more to learn beyond these 15 Google Plus Tips, but this is to give you an example of how you can start to build your profile.
Google Plus is important to understand and to use for your business, it is fast becoming the social media platform to use. Once you understand how it works and these google plus tips will help, the rest will become clearer. It is a powerful tool and will certainly draw business to you.
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