Google and your Business Blog from Google has been posting tips and tricks for the webmasters lately under the title “13 business tips to countdown to 2013”. One of the tips featured in this countdown list encourages website owners and businesses to start Google+ Community to promote one’s business. Google says that communities is the newest feature in Google+ and you can connect with your customers in a very powerful way through this communities feature. The internet has always been one of the most powerful ways of getting connected with people and interacting with people.
Here are few important pointers from the Google’s tips on how you can improve your online presence using Google+ communities. One of the things that you can do to start with is to search for communities that have already been created by other users in your niche industry. You just need to make a search and you will notice hundreds of communities in your niche. Google tells that this is a great way to find out the latest trends in your niche because users will start communities to discuss the latest interests and trends in any given segment. This will give you greater insights on the latest customer preferences. In other words, you will be able to feel the pulse of your target group and modify your products and services accordingly. If you skip this part of marketing then you can easily miss the insights that are available to you totally free of cost. Join communities that are active and this will help you get connected with lots of prospective leads.
At another level, you can also start your own communities and attract other users to join your community. This again will improve the visibility level of your brand online especially with Google+ becoming a larger network day by day you will be able to boost your brand identity online.
You can create public groups as well as private membership groups. These groups can be just about anything; as long as they are in some way connected to your brand you will certainly benefit from the Google+ efforts that you are making to promote your business.
You will be able to find a large selection of discussion categories on your favourite topics and interests. Google+ also give you an excellent opportunity to plan events with your community members. How you interact and engage your community is left to your creativity. You can try anything from public events to online webinars for your community members. Next to Facebook and Twitter, Google+ is going to become the most popular social community site. Finding your space within this community will certainly prove to be a worthwhile effort. Incorporate Google+ marketing efforts to promote your brand. The best part is that you will be able to start your own community regardless of the niche. There is room for everyone and every industry. Joining Google+ communities or starting your own Google+ communities does not cost you any money.