Traffic from Google Plus
100 Lessons About How to Earn Extra Money Online
Part VI. Traffic Supply
Traffic from Google Plus
1. Use Google Plus to Promote Your Website
In this lesson, we want to show you how to use Google Plus to promote your website or blog.
Actually, to promote any of your free content online. Make sure you have a Google account. If you already have gMail or YouTube account, then you have in place what you need for a Google Plus account.
Go to www.google.com/plus. This is where you will create your profile. You can add people if you want. For now, we will skip because you don’t need to do this. Click Continue.
You will be asked to upload a profile picture. Next, you will be asked where you work. This is where you can put in your business information. You can put self-employed if you want to. You can add information on where you went to school. It will ask you information about where you live. Click on Finish
You will see videos that have been naturally shared within Google. You can share something else that is new. You can take one of your blog posts and plug it in to Google Plus. Find the blog you want to use and copy the link. Paste that link into Google Plus. It can be a link to your Wix website, your squeeze page, really to any of your free sites.
To get a better result, link to a particular article. Enter a description for what it is about. Then click Share.
Inside of Google Plus you can search for people, pages, or posts. We are going to search for pages. For this example, we will type in golf.
Find a page you like, and then choose Follow.
You will find that there are people within this circle. They all share that particular item in their circle. So you can go through there and start adding the individual people to your circle by clicking Add. This is very similar to what you did in Twitter. If they are following something related to your niche market, then you already know they are passionate about that niche.
It is important to have a profile with Google Plus. You will need to have a separate Google Plus account for each niche you work within. You want to do this so that you can have a Google Plus page set up for each niche, as this will let you better use the Google Plus to promote your website. All you need to do is find your niche and see where people are hanging out. Invite them and some of them will follow you back. In time, you will have a really nice following of people that are interested and passionate about your niche market.
You can also build up your following by going to your profile. There you can create a page for your business, brand, or product.
This is similar to how you create a fan page in Facebook. For your category, select Other.
For this example, we are going to enter improve your golf game as the niche. List your external website if you have one.
You can really leverage Google Plus similar to how you do Facebook. Make sure you select that your Google Plus content is appropriate for any age of user. Then select Share and it will take a moment for the page to upload.
The next thing you want to do is click on Open your Page.
Add in a picture by clicking the option. Select a photo from your computer.
You can use the same image you use on Facebook and Twitter to maximize the effectiveness of people recognizing your brand. Then click Share. You can keep the default cover or you can click to change it.
The next thing you want to do is go to Host so you can share what is new related to your niche. Go to www.youtube.com and enter a keyword niche or keyword phrase. Find a video that is going to be interesting and informative. Paste it in there and type a message telling your audience you found a video that they may find to be useful and interesting.
Follow the directions in Google Plus as they have some really good tools that help you. They also have ways to get more people to follow you with the use of videos and reviews.
You can also upload photos. You can link to your affiliate products but don’t go crazy with doing that. Focus on adding good, valuable content. It will take time but you can build up your Google Plus page.
Add this link to your free websites and that will open up all types of possibilities. There is a great deal you can do with Google Plus just like there is with Twitter and Facebook. It is time to just go after it, and to start using this to your advantage. We hope our lesson strengthened your knowledge on the subject how to use Google Plus to promote your website.
2. Resources for You
a) Recommended Tools for Traffic Driving
These tools are of a good quality and may be very useful to facilitate your traffic driving efforts:
b) Recommended Websites
To improve your knowledge and skills on how to find quality offers to promote we recommend the following websites: