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Google+ officially failed?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by lancis, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. lancis

    lancis Elite Member

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    Just logged into Google+ and it very much reminded me my last login into Google Buzz - the marketers are there, the non-marketers are not.

    This, or I'm biased?
     
  2. BusinessMagnet

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    I only use Google+ to get my web links indexed fast. Else, no one other than big brands promoting their products are on Google+.
     
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  3. Sprouts

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    It's dead at the moment. When google glasses are released next year it could potentially blow up - have a look at the reviews, it's very google+ orientated.
     
  4. Jesusp19

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    ive never even used G+
     
  5. Checkmate

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    I think if Google felt it was a failure they would shut it down like they do with their other products.
     
  6. unclemike

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    I do not use anything by Google for personal use.
    And its not dead it never was alive.
     
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    Google+ is too complex for general public, that's the reason I guess it didn't worked very well. It is although a huge improvement over Google Wave. It will gain traction slowly... Like the other google products.
     
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    google+?? i got some friends there who i knew through google+, though they are bloggers.
     
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  9. lancis

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    It usually takes them some time past the no return point. I've looked at Google trends and the situation looks sad for Google+.
     
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    Not dead, it's in the middle of a transition from a facebook alternative to a giant yelp of sorts. For example, your business google places or maps listing is switching to a google plus/local page. I have heard they they are weighing reviews and posts on a company's G+ page heavy on the SEO front to encourage business adoption.
     
  11. SpookSEO

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    Google plus is good for seo or advertising services. The non-marketers are not there? I guess not. If you would search G plus groups and communities, nonmarketers are very active. From my point of view, G+ communities (consisting of nonmarketers) are more active than facebook groups/pages.
     
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    What's Google + ?
     
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    Right? lol

    But Google is too big and too smart to let it fail. We see new ideas creating networks like Vine and Instagram occasionally. So I wouldn't be surprised if G+ gets a makeover that makes it much more marketable/palatable... When the timing's right.
     
  14. Rajthepositivelife

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    Guys,

    Google Plus now has 450 million + users

    It is about to cross the total userbase of twitter

    Plus, if a post is shared on g+, it gets indexed faster
    and if you know about google authorship, it requires use of g+ if 'you want your photograph to be shown along with your site ' in search results

    The number of people +1ing a site have increased tremendously...

    It does have marketers as well as non marketers

    Its very much alive !!
     
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    Most of them don't know they have accounts at all and are just members because they use youtube. Do you use WP with yoast plugin? Link your profile to a site using yoast plugin.. huge pick me up.
     
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    I haven't used google+ much but it doesn't seem too alive my opinion is sided with the OP