5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+ | Bedford Realtor

Google+ maybe a newer social network, but it’s a powerful one.5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+

In fact it is now the second largest social media network behind Facebook after only launching just over two years ago.

So why are so many Google+ users confused about how to use it? The fact is, if  you’re like most people on Google+, you’re still a little confused about the site.

So what should you do?

To answer that question, here’s a list of some of the most common mistakes  users make on the network. Examine these errors and avoid them, and you set  yourself up to be ahead of the pack.

1. Not Optimizing Your Profile

Completing your profile is Google+ 101.

When you add your name, bio, photo and other information, you let other users  know who you are and how to identify you. This not only encourages connection,  but it also reinforces your brand. To make the most of your profile, optimize it  with keywords relevant to your industry. Likewise, include relevant links  throughout your About page, from the “introduction” to the “website” section.

Look at my profile as an example:

  • Completed tagline
  • Keyword-rich introduction
  • Contact information
  • Photo

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+

Also optimize your profile by listing all the of the sites where your  writing or content appears.

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+

2. Never Posting

You gain the most exposure on Google+ when you post regularly.

Fresh content keeps you current in the feeds of contacts and makes you seem  relevant, as is shown in the feed below. Likewise, regular posting benefits search engine optimization, improving your results when  users search for content related to what you share.

Read more at http://www.jeffbullas.com/2013/08/26/5-common-mistakes-to-avoid-on-google/#kImM2Q5AWspxokA7.99

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