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7 Practical ways to use Google Plus as Traffic Generator for your site

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen you have immense of authentic knowledge about your business and you have an outstanding website with complete information .  To educate about the set of useful information about your products to the  targeted audience is very much important. Now, as per current online marketing methods, marketers prefer to go ‘social’ and be direct to customer or their targeted audience. So when it comes to social media, generally, facebook, twitter and Linkedin popups in everyone’s mind. But the business mans or marketing managers, if  wanted to rock their business to rock online and wants great number sales  via niche traffic on their respective websites, they must not ignore one of the fastest growing and very useful Google’s social media platform ie. Google+.

Google Plus for Traffic

Google+ is designed in such way that it is efficient platform for personalization, networking, and effective online marketing.  Digital Marketing Experts recommend G+ highly for generating niche traffic and good social engagement. But very few marketers are aware about how they can get such a great traffic from Google+ and what can be done to process!

Let’s discuss Top Tips to drive traffic from G+.

1)      Proper Profile Set up & Completion

It is very important to complete the profile with appropriate information.  To validate your or your business’s information a genuine and sorted descriptions should be added to your profile.

  • Add headshot Profile Photo or for brand page add 250 X 250 pixels Brand Logo. Also cover photo is equally important as it cover major part of profile page when any one overview your complete profile.
  • Add a decent, point to point tag line and introduction about yourself, which  should be  designed with  relevant keywords describing you or your business.
  • Complete your basic information (contact details, address, email Id, website, birthday date, etc).
  • Do mention your rewards and achievements in Bragging rights.
  • It is very important to add the other social media links and website links where you contribute the date or information, which actually helps you. If you have a blog or any piece, where you regularly update your new content then link it with your Google+
  • Plus. It is called Authourship, and it will help you to increase your Google Authour Rank.

2)      Find People & Develop Your G+ Circle

In Google + more people should follow you than the number of people you follow. In this way, you will gain more traffic, as more people will be able to see, engage and sharing the information you will share on your wall/timeline.  Make sure you follow the people or brands which are related to your business or interested in your business.

3)      Post Relevant & Valuable Content

Content is the ‘King’. Hence, it is prominent to post valuable, non-spammy and useful content. It should not be too much of links, repetitive keyword stuffing or excessive hashtags. In any Google+ post there should not be more than 2-3 hashtags. Post information which is related to your product and recent updates.  For sales pitch in your content, be very clear and specific with call to actions link within the few posts.

4)      Engage Within Your Circles

Engagement with more and more number of people within your circle will  generates the opportunity for your to be in interaction with many people and build relations. In this way, your circle with grow and it will ultimately generate traffic on your website.  You can  +1 the posts you like or appreciate; share other’s status or information, comment on posts and Q& A. Also, you can mention them by ‘+’ or ‘@’ in your post or comments. This way, you can generate natural and quality links.

5)      Be A Part of Google+ Communities

Communities are always been very useful offline or online. Specifically, Google + Communities helps the business to get showcase and increase the interaction among niche communities with relevant people.  It helps you to share your information, get recent updates about  your business, and also you get unique ideas to develop your brand.  You can join as many as communities and also can create your own communities and share the stuffs as per relevant topic.

6)      Do Google+ Hangouts

Google+ Hangouts is an amazing feature, which make your work reduce and connects your or your brand with the people socially. There is two kinds of hangout, :

1)      Google+ Hangout, which is similar like Google chats but with some advanced way and better user experience than Gtalk chats.

2)      Google + Hangout on Air, which means that broadcasting yourself live via Google+ on Youtube (It automatically records and upload on Youtube and make it live). You can conduct many conferences, meetings, and webinars free.

7)      Visual Content ie. Images, GIFs Animations ad Videos or Movies

To make your post authentic, well nurtured, useful and attractive for users’ content is most important but more than text content visual content is epoch to drive attraction of visitors or readers. You also can try Google Plus Photo & Video Editing Features for better results.

If you use Google+ actively and looking to generate traffic on your website than consider your Google+ social layer platform is vital for you to grow your business.  You can share your tips with us comment under the blog. Also, share with us if you have any queries. Enjoy the amazing Tips.

Enhance new Google Plus Photo and Video Editing Features

Google has made our life very easy on Internet. Hence half of the world’s population recognized internet with the snap of home page of Google in their mind.  Google has created such an extraordinary and superb impact on very everyone in the world. In 2009, the trend of ‘Being Social’ came into existence and many social platforms got highlighted. So, after understanding the nature of search results, search type, data and content over the web, Google also went social with an amazing social media platform, introducing the fabulous Google+ in 2011. Google described it as ‘social layer’. Currently till October 2013, it has 540 million users, which is very quick growth.

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To make Google better by including you, your relationships and your interests, Google+ project was started. Today, this social media platform has become very important for any business sector, people, marketers, and of course Google too.  Since it launched, Google + came under many changes, and upgrades as per user experience and usability.  It gives more important to visually content, as users or any layman get entertainment and appreciates photos, video (or movies), animated graphics than text content.  Hence, recently Google plus has added new Photo & Video Editing features, which is just so Awesome.  These features are configured with new functionality which completely compatible with Iproducts like Imovie and IPhoto.  Let’s highlight these features, so that you can use it well and get great user experience.

New Video Editing

Google+ has extended online video editing tools, by now trendy photo editing app in a new version called Auto Awesome Movie.  It’s like most frequently used IMovie, Auto Awesome Movie can accumulate various effects like video sequences, add a soundtrack and even offers a variety of styles and filters.

Outstanding Photo Editing

You know, Google+ has got many new editing features which can compete with the high level Apple’s IPhoto.  It has quick editing functions as auto-enhance. Now the really awesome Auto Awesome allows users to create animated GIFs and all in one sequence photo from a serious of your image collections.

Better Photo Search

Google keeps on changing the photo search algorithm into Google+ photo search.  It actually helps to get the better photo search results not only of yours, but as well as of your friends, and communities.

Today around 400 million users are actively using Google+, as it is second largest social media platform, the gradual growth of active users is increasing. Google keep on updating many new features to make User Experience better and better. So to have such experience, get started with your G+ account and try out the new amazingly awesome editing tools today.

5 Best WordPress Community theme with BuddyPress and bbPress

We all know that WordPress is not limited to blogging platform but now WordPress is best choice for CMS. You can use WordPress for Blogging platform, Corporate Site, Job Site and various other purposes.

You might be thinking Can we use WordPress for Community site ? And If yes we can then How we should use WordPress as Community Platform. The answer is of course we can use WordPress as Community Platform there are themes available which can help you to build a community site which Forum, Members, Groups and many more things along with your Blog or Multi Author blog too. BuddyPress and bbPress are products by Automatic Inc.

BuddyPress is an awesome product for making Social Network for your niche and you can use bbPress for Forum software again by the creator of WordPress.

Themes for WordPress Social / Community site with bbPress and BuddyPress

Check some awesome themes which you can use for making Social Networking site or Community site.

OneCommunity – BuddyPress Theme

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OneCommunity is an awesome time with awesome integration with bbPress as well as BuddyPress. This theme is having 40+ different page layout for various internal pages. You can choose 9 color various for your community site while using this theme.  You can have Forums, Friends, Activity List, Blog, Community etc. in this theme. Check out OneCommunity – BuddyPress Theme Demo.

Salutation Responsive WordPress + BuddyPress Theme

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As the title suggested this is a responsive theme with Community integration. This theme is having really good homepage layout which gives a clear call to action for all visitors. Using this theme you can have fully functional community site/portal along with your regular blog. Check Salutation Demo

Cinematix – BuddyPress Theme

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While you were having 9 color options with OneCommunity theme you can enjoy 10 color options with Cinematrix theme. This theme is having fully integrated with bbPress and also with BuddyPress too. If you are planning to have a community site for Film Lovers or School/Collage Group or for a matter your sports team, this theme is the best option for you. Check Cinematrix theme demo

PowerMag: The Most Muscular Magazine/Reviews Theme

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Looking for Magazine style community theme for your upcoming project? You must choose PowerMag theme for it. You also use this theme as Review site too. This community theme is retina ready responsive with SEO features. This theme also comes with some inbuilt premium plugin. You can use flexible layout for your social networking community site and your site will be different from others. PowerMag Theme Demo

Xphoria – BuddyPress Theme

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One more theme for community site is Xphoria. This is having very unique layout which make your site pretty interesting. This site is responsive with BuddyPress and bbPress integration. You can use various BuddyPress exertion with the theme. Having 40+ various inner page makes this interesting theme. Check Xphoria Theme Demo

Following Table will help you quick check about mentioning them.

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