Google’s Author Rank essentially enables online authors to become more visible, and at the same time, use their identity as a factor for ranking pages and sites. This is done using rich snippets. Authors are then ranked based content they produce factors include: social endorsements (tweets, +1’s, shares, likes), comments on social and the quality and relevancy of inbound links pointing to the content. Content quality, as measured by search engines, is no longer based only on the authority of a domain or Web page. It is increasingly based on the reputation and ability of the individual that authored the Continue Reading >>
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Google just enabled custom URL’s for Google Plus profile & pages. Custom Google+ page addresses were moved out like Britney Spears her Google+ page custom URL. See here: https://plus.google.com/+britneyspears/posts
Limited number of profiles included by Google are the footballer David Beckham, actor Hugh Jackman, singer Britney Spears, and Japanese car maker Toyota, It’s not clear yet how Google is choosing who is “verified” and who isn’t.
Google+ is planning to offer custom URLs to more Google+ users eventually, but not clear up till now. You’ll be able to make a similar change to your own Google+ URL, too, which will Continue Reading >>
One of the most interesting new features initiated, a holiday inspired endeavor that aims to deliver Google+ updates on a daily basis to come out of the facility to perform “searches by location”, like Google place where you can filter your searches by a zip code or city.
Better for local businesses or marketers who use Google+ to increase visibility and exposure in their local appearance. This is a effective and Continue Reading >>