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Here's the information copied from the +1 button documentation (tweaked a bit for improved readability). This method applies to all ways that URLs are shared on to Google+. Populating the +Snippet: After +1'ing a page, the user is given the option to share the page to Google+ via a displayed Share bubble. This share bubble (along with the resulting Google+ ...


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[UPDATED] For Google+ business pages (local) Here's a guide: https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1713911?hl=en Sign in to Google+ (you’ll have to create a Google+ profile if you don’t already have one). Click Pages under Home on the left. Click the Create a page button in the upper right. Select the Local Business or Place category. Enter the name or ...


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You'll need to have a google+ account and follow the instructions here for adding authorship information. If you want your authorship information to appear in search results for the content you create, you'll need a Google+ Profile with a good, recognizable headshot as your profile photo. Then, verify authorship of your content by associating it ...


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You will need to associate your Google Plus account with the webpage that you're searching for. In you Google Plus account add the website in the 'contributor' section of your profile, then add the following tag to the header of your webpage: <link rel="publisher" href="GOOGLE_PlUS_ACCOUNT_URL> Wait a few days for Google to re-index your site and ...


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Yes, according to this Google blog post you can combine all your +1s from Google+, your site and search results. You can also link your site to your Google+ page so that all your +1s -- from your Page, your website, and search results -- will get tallied together and appear as a single total. ... You can link your site to your Page either using the ...


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Use this tool. Enter your URL in the authorship testing result and check your status. If your website is already linked to Google+, you will get "Authorship is working for this webpage".


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You can do social media share buttons without using JavaScript that would allow the sites to track your users. All the sites support links for sharing content. For this to work you need to be able to URL encode some information about your page to insert into links: URL: http://example.com/mypage.html -> http%3A%2F%2example.com%2Fmypage.html TITLE: My ...


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It is illegal to copy someone else's written work without their permission. You should also check the terms and conditions of the social network in question as well, because they may also have clauses where they retain some rights of what users post. Furthermore, search engines typically frown upon content that is copied straight from other pages and rank ...


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Those are from the Google+ app running on the iPad and iPhone. It's running a modified Chrome browser. The mention of Mozilla/5.0 has to do with the history of User Agent Strings, and nothing to do with who built the software. See more here: http://webaim.org/blog/user-agent-string-history/


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At the highest level, you should never "expect" anything, given there's no guarantee that microdata will even be used if discovered. Specific to your question, though, this is not one of the documented suported types, so barring some other specialized search engine, at the moment Google doesn't appear to even be looking for this flavor of microdata, much ...


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The feature you are looking for is called OPEN GRAPH. Its just a bunch of meta tags you place in the head of your site which tell Facebook information about it. That way when someone shares your site on Facebook, Facebook will use that information to populate the post. This includes the share image. Here are the meta tags we use (replace xxx with ...


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I guess you know the answer yourself, you have done the first important step, that's verifying your website/domain in your Google+ page. Now just like any other social network, all you have to do is to it keep active, interesting and engaging. Don't forget to use the Google+ buttons and/or widgets on your website. also it's good to know that now that ...


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Turn off Blog Association in Google Plus Profile I was wondering about this myself and I found a solution simply follow these easy steps: Login to your Google Plus Account Enter your personal page about you (Click Your Picture or Name) Once on your personal page click the 'About' Tab Once revealing the About Tab Contents Click 'Edit Profile' (Near Top ...


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Google+ pages can not be used as Authors. Authorship needs a profile (person). Company / Organisation can only have pages therefore they can only be publishers , not authors. company/organisation page" rel="publisher" /> person profile" rel="author" />


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Here is a forum that discusses this question. User "adriver38" asked this question to Google and got the following response: (emphasis addid) You can create a new Places Page for your new restaurant location by selecting "add another business" within your Google Places dashboard. The new page will take a couple of weeks to show up in search. Google ...


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[Sorry for the speculative response, but I don't have a site I can try this on immediately] I've only seen information on doing this for the +1 button. It seems reasonable that on the Google+ back-end this is the same process and so would look for the same information. Assuming your templates are constructed in a way you can apply itemprop="image" to your ...


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Which of the social plugins above really affects SEO - Why and How? None of them help you with SEO and that's ok because that's not the point of them. They're they're to help you promote your website, they're not SEO tools. Is it enough to put an anchor link to the page in the social network (facebook.com/page, twitter.com/page ...) or do I really ...


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Could be a caching issue, I would give it another week. Also depends how often you update your blog, cause blogs that are updated frequently will have newer content featured on a search engine or revised content featured on a search engine much more faster then a static site.


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Well you can use the awesome IFTTT to handle such trigger. Here are two recipes for Facebook and Twitter: Blog post to Facebook Blog post to Twitter For Google Plus, it seems to be more complicated. If you have a wordpress blog, it will be easy with this recipe. Otherwise, you can customize this one (which is Twitter to G+).


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Probably not since Google allows it and you can manage multiple accounts from one Google+ account both business and personal. Google places migrated to Google plus not too long ago. Have you searched Google specifically to see which of the pages is linked to Google maps in search results? Whichever is showing up in map listings (local listings) at the top of ...


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Google will only list one Author per a site on one page of results. Since you are doing the search query "site: your domain" you are pulling up results of your domain and only 1 authorship will be listed in the serps. Your pages are working as intended. How to Test There is 2 really good methods of testing your urls to see if the rich snippets are ...


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In this case how do i add link back in Google plus contributor section? is just linking from my website to Google plus enough? Absolutely! Simply link to their Google Plus account, ensure that you only ever have one link on a page at a time otherwise it doesn't work, you can read more by using the link below (No need to do option 1). If you don't want ...


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This subject has a great deal of misinformation surrounding it, partly due to the rather vague documentation by Google. There are very many articles about using Google+ authorship for business, but amazingly none of them have this critical piece of information. After having searched extensively for the answer to this myself for quite some time, and ...


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+1'ing a Google+ page and adding a Google+ page to a circle are two different actions. Currently +1'ing a page will not show that pages content in the stream of the user. If you want users to see a page's content in their stream, you will have to use the follow button or the combined follow/+1 profile badge.


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Google has removed the help pages about the +1 reports in Google Webmaster Tools. This indicates to me that the feature is gone for good. There are still some vestiges in the help section, but which contain lots of broken links: +1 Reports provides insight into the effects of the Google +1 button on your site's traffic. Data is available for Search ...


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At one time, you were able to get DoFollow links from Google Plus. However, that has since been "fixed" and nofollow has been implemented on all external links. For the past four or five years, the term "Social Signals" has been used to describe links/likes/shares from social networking websites. It is believed that these social signals can have an impact ...


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Is there any downside to registering a Facebook page custom URL or Google Plus custom URL? No, this will help users more readily identify links and increase their likelihood of clicking on them. Is there a risk of these social media custom URLs competing with my own domain's website and cannibalizing my own traffic? Not likely, the domain ...


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You should merge the Google+ and Google Local pages - this is the norm now and what Google has even started doing automatically (albeit, it's a bit of a mess in true Google fashion). This is a business that has a merged page/local profile for example. Thus only requiring one link to website with verification. The automatic process that Google has started ...


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You've started off correctly by associating the site. You now need to simply use Google+ and build up a following. In this sense, G+ is no different that Facebook...both services only provide social signals for your site if are being sociable. So start adding people to your circles, participate in relevant discussions and add a link back to your site ...


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In my own experience: A Google+ Page is part of Google's social network. Think Facebook Page for businesses. If a business with a Google+ Page also has a physical location, it can create and verify a Local (previously Places) Page which essentially merges as part of the business' profile According to Google : When a business owner verifies a local ...



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