Business life without social media tools like Facebook, Twitter are no away possible and you must need social presence to survey + win. With Google Plus recently into this A-list, it is unavoidable to be in Google Plus.
There are many reasons to use Google Plus for business and one important reason: going forward your presence on Google Plus plays a vital role in SEO.
It also drives you extra targeted traffic to your web sites.
I created my Google Plus profile and I started deep diving. I feel more confident with my online career now for 2 reasons: First, I re-branded this blog into blasho.com to take it as next level web site and secondly, my Google Plus profile that I want to use it as a front face for my online career.
Though I am in very beginning stage of using Google Plus, one thing I found interesting is the Google Plus Circles. You can create multiple circles and add people of similar interest to them. I would say, it is a creative feature and helps to interact more in a personalized/specialized way according to people.
You can understand more about Google Plus Circle here.
I found 3 simple ways to add more people into your Google Plus circle and the end result, people will add you back to their circle. Let’s see…
#1 – Interact More esp. on Trending Topics.
You can see the Trending Topics on the sidebar of your Google Plus profile. These are hot topics that are being discussed more on Google Plus, the idea is to make your presence of such topics. You can add your thoughts, give your +1, ask questions on these trending topics and this way, you are taking your profile to a huge audience.
There are more chances that other people will find your profile and add you into their circle. In other way, you can also find more people to add to your Google Plus circle and the result, they may Circle you back.
#2 – Use Chrome Extension’s to Add More People from Google Plus Directories.
The next method is to use a Chrome Extension like: Circle+ that helps to quickly add all the Google Plus profiles on the current web page.
- Install Circle+ on your Chrome web browser and it appears on the top as a small icon.
- Whenever you click on this icon, it simply adds all the Google Plus profiles available on the opened web page to the selected circle.
- The idea is to visit a Google Plus directory where you can find lot of Google Plus profiles on a single page and click this icon to add them bulk into your circle.
You can quickly add hundreds of people to your Circle and when you woke up the next day, you can see most of the people added you back to their circles.
The below video show how to use Circle+ to add more people to your circle:
#3 – Manually, Search and Add More People.
The slow process however, effective way is to manually find “interests” on Google Plus search. You can search with keywords related to your interest and Google Plus shows all the people with those keywords used in their profile. Now you can manually add them to your circle, the more people you add, more of them will circle you back.
The advantage of this method: you can add people who are highly targeted to your profile.
These are the 3 simple ways, I used to add more targeted people to my Google Plus circle. You can do the same, it works well.
Once I established my profile to some extent, I am planning to link my profile on Google’s SERP and that’s gonna drive more people to add me into their Circle.
Now you can Add me to your circle and stay tuned for my updates on Google Plus.
You can also circle the Blasho’s Fan page.