Google+: The Effects on Social Media and Search Engine Optimization

Fact Google+ has 90 million users and is growing very quickly, adding approximately 625,000 new users per day (as of Jan. 19,2012). The prediction: “I predict that 2012 is going to be a breakout year for Google+ and that it will end next year with more than 400 million users,” Paul Allen wrote. Yes — 400 million users by the end of 2012. [That is not a typo.] In December alone, nearly 1/4 of all Google+ users (24.01%) have joined. Some of that growth is coming from the 700,000 Android devices activated daily and this number is expected to grow […]

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Businesses: Preparing for Google+ Business Pages

It’s true, Google+ is not yet available to you as a business, large or small. But it will be at some point, and you can (and should) take steps to prepare now. We know you may be thinking: Why should I waste any time on Google+ when I’m not even sure it will stay around? Good point. Google+ may not have legs, but right now it has over 20 million users. That statistic can’t be ignored. The better question is: What will happen if Google+ does stay around? Do you want to have to play catch up in your competitors’ […]

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