When Google+ was launched some people had the opinion that it will destroy Facebook in a short time period. Within the first weeks which have been running under invitation only to get an Google+ account, Google+ as been able to register more than ten million users.
Some observer had the opinion that a big exodus from Facebook to G+ will happen and maybe Facebook had the same in mind when they begun to close loopholes to expert contacts to Google+.
But this has not happen. Sure users which use Facebook are also on G+ now but no exodus took place.
The last estimations about the number of G+ users go in a range of 40 million and up. With its 750 million and daily growing base of global users Facebook does not need to be scared of G+ yet.
Imagine you went several years back and had the chance to register with Facebook when they had about 40 million users. Can you imagine how big your possible network could grow and how far would be your brands range globally?
This is your chance now to turn the wheel of time several years back and get into the game. Probably this will be your last chance to become part of massively growing social network for the next ten years. Position your business now, before you competitor does!
G+ actually offer personal profiles only but is also experimenting with company profiles similar as Facebook Pages.
The best thing what you can do as a business person or marketer is to register a personal profile with G+ which is now open for everybody and help your employees and coworkers to do the same.
G+ is ruled by the social networking rules too!
Build relationships and communicate in a professional and beneficial way to your Circles! This will help you to increase the number of connection and when the day has come that you can register your business page on G+ than you hopefully have a large and influential audience with which you maintain good relationships. This could jumpstart your G+ Business Page in a very powerful way.
To take action now can make huge a difference for your business. As G+ and social media are no secrets anymore, simply any business is tried to get a share of the cake.
Businesses that wait will be left behind and have to fight an uphill battle reach a reasonable position, but will never overtaking those who came first. That’s for sure!
Here are some simple tips for you to take advantage of G+ NOW!
- 1. Go to Google and register a G+.
- 2. Complete your profile and upload a personal picture.
- 3. Research who of your business partners and other connections is actually on G+ and invite them.
- 4. Place the G+ widget on your website and blog so your visitors can use this as an opportunity to connect with from there.
- 5. Look daily through your STREAM and see if you can contribute to your Circles news or if there are interesting information which you could share.
- 6. When some of your Circles comment your info than this are you weak up call to start the conversation. Ask some open question.
- 7. If you operate your own corporate or personal blog you could share your latest post in your STREAM.
And as you are waiting for the G+ Business Page to come you have the opportunity to get into G+, build your circles, expand your reach and set you and your business in advanced position. And this all with no pressure or any deadlines!
–How about you, how do use G+ actually? I am looking forward to your comment.
Further sources for this topic:
- How to Add a Google Plus Tab to Your Facebook Page
- Share your ‘circles’ with other Google Plus users
- 20 Ways to Master Google+
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