Google Plus (G+) Basics for Entrepreneurs and SMBs

5 reasons you should have a Google plus page:

  • G+ is good for your SEO. 
  • G+ will help your business to be found on places and maps. 
  • G+ is more secure. 
  • G+ posts reach a wider audience, via Google search results. 
  • G+ is not just a social network to share posts and videos. It’s much more than that.

6 steps to get started on Google Plus:

  • Create a Google plus profile. Use your name (not business name), and don’t use any special characters. 
  • Circle (add) your friends and business associates. 
  • Create a business page, using your business name. 
  • Add a tagline and fill in the ‘about’ section. 
  • Link your website to your G+ business page. 
  • Start posting relevant content about your business regularly. 

7 tips to get more out of Google Plus:

  • Mention people using ‘+’ or ‘@’. 
  • Circle people and businesses you know. 
  • When posting images or videos, write about them. 
  • Add your business to Google Local . 
  • Add a Google plus button to your website/blog. 
  • Join relevant communities; network. 
  • Use the platform to interact, engage and build credibility.

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