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I'm getting a TON of G+ +1's but little other social signals for my site. Good/Bad?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by ragnarkar, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. ragnarkar

    ragnarkar Registered Member

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    I have a site that's less than 2 months old and I built a Google+ profile for it. I'll usually share either a link to a particular post on my site or a niche-related photo (with no link) once a day.

    Right now, that profile has about 300 followers and each time I post out something, it gets 30 - 80 +1's. I've noticed that if I post a photo and that photo receives +1's, then those +1's get passed along to my main site (but if I share a link, then the +1's for that get passed on only to that particular link.)

    Also, I didn't realize the link posting feature until recently (only started to learn the ropes for G+ this year) and I used to post links by posting a photo and placing the link in the caption which resulted in +1s on the photo and the homepage receiving the credit for the +1's.

    So now, my homepage is sitting on about 1900 +1's for a site that's less than 2 months old and getting only about 10 unique visitors a day.

    Would it be worthwhile to continue collecting G+ +1's this way? It seems pretty easy: just post a high quality photo related to my niche and it instantly receives like 50 +1's within 24 hours which adds to the +1 Share Count for my homepage. Or will Google misinterpret what's going on and think I'm buying +1's or something?
     
  2. EatSleepSEO

    EatSleepSEO BANNED BANNED

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    That's a great engagement rate!

    Why not create a FB & Twitter page for your site and share your posts/pictures on those social networks as well?
     
  3. ragnarkar

    ragnarkar Registered Member

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    Update: I've created a Tumblr, a Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook pages for my site but they're not getting as much engagement (even though I got far more followers on Tumblr and Pinterest than G+)

    I'm sitting at about 4000 total social shares for my main page. I only got 1 pillar article with about 2500 words and a bunch of 200-500 word articles promoting affiliate products. My DA is now 11 (which I guess isn't too bad for a site that was just registered in late August and many of my sites registered half a year ago still have a DA of only 1.. maybe it's thanks to all the G+ +1's.)