09 Aug '12, 9am

Google+ Report Card: Plus or Minus for SEOs, Users?

Google+ Report Card: Plus or Minus for SEOs, Users?

Google+ is now more than a year old. While Google reports that its user base continues to grow, in general user activity has remained stagnant. That said, SEOs and brands are frantically looking for ways to integrate Google+ into their programs. Secure search coupled with Google+ personalized search has pushed us into a world of Google social insanity. Let’s take a look at Google+ and how we would score some of the data (in the form of pluses or minues) presented in the below examples. Google+ User Growth There are currently 250 million users on Google+ and 150 million active users (according to Google June 28, 2012). Google had predicted in January, it would have 450 million users by the end of 2012. Well, they are more than half way there right now. The question remains, however, are people really using Google+? Google+ Score: Better User Analytics Needed It’s actually h...

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