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Category Archives: Google Plus

Good Night, and Good Luck, G+

A mirage in the middle of the desert. Okay, maybe there was a small pond and a few palm trees. Even with it’s great intentions and strong potential to serve purpose for online users in the social sphere of the internet, it was all in all, a social desert. As that’s how it’s solely been […]

The 9 Most Shared SEO Articles of 2014

Another year is in the books, and what a year it’s been! It has been a roller coaster ride for the industry with search algorithm updates, content marketing kicking link building to the curb, and Matt Cutts taking a leave of absence but not before taking down multiple link rings. Here at SEOhaus, our company […]

Tracking Trends to Transform Your Content: Three Great Free Tools to To Capitalize on Trends in Content!

Whenever an interesting headline takes the Web by storm, a new breakthrough product, service, or event breaks through to the media, or when viral-bait posts start to loom large on social profiles around the Web, we see them everywhere. From an onslaught of social posts within active members of a particular vertical, to pages of […]

This Week in Google: Manual Actions for Spammy Rich Snippets and No-follow Google+ Links

Well, technically it’s only Wednesday so who knows what the rest of the week could hold but so far we’ve seen a couple of new changes from Google. Both have some interesting implications for SEO and already the world of internet marketing has been abuzz with accusations of mixed messages from Google. Manual Actions for […]

Predictions for Google in 2014

Suffice to say, this has been a wild year for SEO. Google unveiled no less than 13 official algorithm updates. I think we can all assume that Google will take it easy in 2014 with minimal changes to give everyone time to catch their breath, right? Hello? In all seriousness, it’s safe to assume that […]

Still not Sold on Google+?

Google+ has recently unveiled a number of upgrades to improve their photos, Hangouts and video features. So why should we care? As I’ve mentioned in previous blogs, Google+ often plays second fiddle to other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Well, brace yourselves– Google+ currently has 540 million active users. Now while this number may […]

New Study Suggests that Google +1s Don’t Improve Rankings

OK, hold the phone. In my last blog, I casually mentioned towards the end that “new research suggests that Google +1s can be highly influential on search rankings.” Well, fast forward a week later and another study has come out suggesting that Google +1s have no direct ranking benefits. I’ll probably date myself with this but it reminds […]

Google Announces New Google+ Features

Google recently announced that they are adding two new features to Google+ to further integrate the social network into Google searches. These two new features have some value to SEO and are worth exploring if you have a Google+ account for your website/business. A little nostalgia first: I remember when Google+ first launched, the only […]

How to Link YouTube with Google Plus

Every day, businesses are turning to YouTube channels as another tool in their social media marketing belt. Videos uploaded by businesses to YouTube can be instructional, advertisements… or, you know, this: Not only is this a great way to raise brand awareness and brand recognition, but there is always the potential for a video to […]