How To Use Google Plus To Increase Website Traffic?

How To Use Google Plus To Increase Website Traffic?
Many of you might have noticed a declining percentage of visitors sent from Facebook to your website everyday. This is because Facebook Pages are losing their reach, and can not account for as much of web traffic as they used to. Not surprisingly, Google+ seems to be catching on, and for Pages that utilize Google+ to maximum effect, the amount of traffic sent to their home website seems to be growing significantly.
More than 500 million people interact with Google products on a monthly basis. Unlike Facebook, Google offers marketers the opportunity to interact with visitors through many touch points, including YouTube, Search, and Google+. This means that for visitors who engage with you through Google+, the potential traffic channels multiply.

But for you to see a significant increase in traffic via Google+, you need an actively engaged audience. Here are some tips for improving your Google+ engagement.

1. Focus on Headlines

The more users notice your Google+ posts, the more likely they are to engage. The challenge is to stand out in a sea of thousands of posts. First things first. Unlike other social platforms, Google+ posts act more like mini blog posts, and every post needs a headline. Not only does adding a header help your post stand out, but Google uses the first words of your post in two different ways:
  • They incorporates your headline into the title tag of the post
  • The headline is typically what displays in Google search results
Adding the right headline can help your post stand out in search results, and can greatly influence the number of people who both notice and click through to your content. Use a headline, every time.

2. Formatting

Easily break up your long blocks of text with formatting to make your posts simpler to read and skim. This allows you to communicate more clearly and makes your text more accessible. In addition to adding bold to your headline, copy and paste the formatting cheats below to help compose a post that stands out from the rest.

3. Choose your words carefully

Google+ is a both a visual and a text medium, so make them both count! Don't be afraid of writing longer posts. Instead of simply posting a link to your latest blog posts and hoping for the best, add a summary of your important points. Explain why this is important. Give people additional context as to why they should click and share.

The few minutes it takes to jot down your thoughts could result in multiple reshares and thousands of additional eyeballs on your content.

4. Images

The vast majority of top posts on Google+ use images. Animated GIFs are very popular. For increased share-ability, it's usually best to upload your own photo.

By default, Google+ tries to include an image for any URL that you share. Unless you define the right Open Graph images and the proper social meta tags, the images are often not ideal, or are sized wrong. When you upload your own image, the image links to the full-size version, not the URL you want to share. In this case, don't forget to include a link to the URL in the text.

5. Use the #hashtags

Twitter and Facebook have made us accustomed to hashtags, but Google+ uses them in entirely different ways to organize and recommend content. Google uses hashtags and semantic analysis to form relationships between topics.

By default, Google often adds hashtags automatically to any post with sufficient text. Best practice is to add your own relevant hashtags at the end or within the body of each post.

6. Leverage Google+ comments

Much like Facebook's popular commenting plugin, you can embed Google+ comments on your own blog. What makes this so powerful is when visitors leave a comment, they are given the option of sharing your post to their own Google+ followers. This can greatly increase engagement among these users and their followers.

Officially, Google+ comments are only supported for Google's own Blogger platform. Fortunately, clever folks have devised a number of plugins and solutions for Wordpress, Drupal, and more.

Building your influence

Google+ isn't so much a social media platform like Twitter and Facebook, but an identity platform that works with Google to connect across all our different devices and web services.

This means that while sites like Facebook and Twitter can still deliver traffic to your website, Google+ is so integrated across so many platforms that it has many more places to touch potential visitors. Business that build up their audience base today potentially position themselves to collect bigger rewards in the future.

Do you receive traffic from Google+? Is it a part of your social strategy? Let us know in the comments section below.

Need Quick Help within 24 Hours? ASK NOW

If you don't want to get yourself into Serious Technical Trouble while editing your Blog Template then just sit back and relax and let us do the Job for you at a fairly reasonable cost. Submit your order details by Clicking Here »

34 comments : Post Yours! Read Comment Policy ▼
We have Zero Tolerance to Spam. Chessy Comments and Comments with 'Links' will be deleted immediately upon our review.

  1. Thanks

  2. Facebook has created many worries for page owners and blogger/webmasters . Looks like all attention goes to Google+ . Does Google+ gives us dofollow backlink ?
    Hotspot Shield 2014

  3. very nice .. even though facebook is the best place rather than google plus for getting traffic

    smart earning tips

  4. Hi friends, your blog has lots of information to teach. I have also some tips & tricks about IPHONE, IPAD, ANDROID, BLOGGER, WINDOWS PHONE, WINDOWS 7, 8 & 8.1, WORDPRESS and many more. You can download free SOFTWARE, GAMES and SONGS for your PC and MOBILES.
    visit here:

  5. very nice infomation for newone's.
    For latest tableeghi bayant please visit

  6. This comment has been removed by the author.

    1. This is pretty handy for young bloggers. Thanks for sharing!


  8. Mohammad,help me how to remove fotter credit by on my blog

  9. Hi friends, your blog has lots of information to teach. I have also some tips & tricks about IPHONE, IPAD, ANDROID, BLOGGER, WINDOWS PHONE, WINDOWS 7, 8 & 8.1, WORDPRESS and many more. You can download free SOFTWARE, GAMES and SONGS for your PC and MOBILES.
    visit Entertainment Plateform

  10. Facebook has really decreased the reach much so it is the right time to switch to google + and your tips are great to get good amount of traffic from google
    Way 2 Themes | Professional Blogger Templates

  11. This comment has been removed by the author.

  12. Thank you very much, very useful..
    Latest Full Version Softwares

  13. Thanks

  14. Very Nice Post...
    Amazing Tips for Traffic

  15. Thanx, for such informative and usefull ideas for integrating my blog with google plus more blog,Netdroid

  16. Thanks for the useful Information...GET YOUR LATEST JOBS ONLINE HERE...

  17. The dispatched letters are very informative. There are following creative aspects to developing a profitable E commerce websites in order to creating a legitimate business entity, picking a suitable niche for the business and establishing website.

  18. Thanks for letting know proper ways of using Google Plus. I really enjoyed learning every bit of information been shared here. Social media is a very good traffic increasing source and Google plus is one of the best of all.

  19. so cool

  20. g+ helps me a lot to increase my blog traffic

  21. Google plus works like as the same phenomena as does Facebook and Twitter work but I would say there is a huge difference in Facebook and G+ fan following as there are tons of active users at Facebook as compared to any of the other social media. Just post quality content and definitely you may get the best results from the audience and in such way you may have the best traffic for your affordable website design site in the least possible days.

  22. Fantastic Tutorial to increase Visitors in Personal Websites with Google+. Thank You Much Qasim Zaib to Share this tutorials.

  23. amazinhig work, thanks to share with us