I never would have guessed that I would be writing this post but the time has come and I have to do it. It’s a little painful to write and I ask that you not share it with my husband. Let me explain. This post can only start one way – and that is with me admitting I was wrong. (Now you get it, that’s the part that Jesse can never hear)
So what was I wrong about?
I actively spoke out against Google+ and called it a waste of time. When it first launched, I advised people not to waste their time with it. I said it would never amount to anything.
I still think not wasting time on it back then was the right advice but the time is come that people need to spend time on it and it’s no longer a waste.
When Google tied their Local Pages to Google+ that was the first step to becoming relevant. Then the publisher/authorship tags picked up momentum and actually started having a positive impact on results and people started actually clicking those darn +1 buttons.
So, the time has come, my friends, to get Google+ing. (A little awkward, we’ll have to come up with a better verb there!)
Not sure what to do? Stay tuned, I’ll be publishing some information on how to set up the author/publisher tags and also some ideas on how to network and drive traffic with Google+.
As always, if you want to discuss it directly with us, request a consultation and myself or one of my Business Growth Advisors can look at how Google+ can help your business. Request your consultation here: http://www.ecombuffet.com/Consultation-request.htm
It’s about 2:30 Pacific Time as I write this. In about an hour and a half, the Toronto Maple Leafs play Game One of the playoffs. I’m pretty excited; it’s been 9 years since the Leafs were in the playoffs. I’m wearing a Leaf shirt, blue eye shadow and blue nail polish and I’ll probably break out the face stickers when the game starts. :) The Kings and Ducks are also in the playoffs, so I’m happy all around. All my “hometown” teams are in. That has no connection to the post I wrote, I just wanted to share my excitement! :) GO LEAFS!