Never have I been so shook-up to write a new article — I’m so excited. Thing is, this isn’t your average o’l blog post. No — this is our first-ever “Best of Google+” — blog series. It’s been in the making and were totally honored to be the first to have authored such an amazing event to our readers, as well as the rest of the Search world and blogosphere.
In the first (of many to come) — “Best of Google+ blog event“, we’ve decided to present to you, what we’ve found to the best damned shares on Google+ this week. We aren’t going to promise you that we’ll stick with a (example) “top 50″ list. That just depends on what we find, for example — if we only find 20 truly amazing pieces of content, we won’t risk quality for quantity.
Today’s post is a sample of the “Best of Google+” This test post is being made to give us an idea of where we’ll be going with this and to show you what “Best of Google+ is all about.
“Best of Google+ Weekly Roundup”
Below is the first piece of content I found this week, that deserved a top placement here in this months Best of Google+. This post was shared by David Amerland. The long term future of artificial intelligence on machine learning. A TED talk.
Feel free to consume that piece of content by following this link: The Future of Content: Upcoming Trends in 2014
This was a conference session titled SEO Ask the Pros from Affiliate Summit West 2012, which took place January 8-10, 2012 in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace Las Vegas.
I discovered this post because it was shared by shawn collins.
I hope that the following video will be something you enjoy. It should be a video you watch over and over and over again.
Chris Crum shared a post that caught my eye. He was the first to mention a really awesome (new) video created by Google’s (head of) web spam team, whom we all know to be Matt Cutts.
The video tells us how we can go about recovering from a Google Penguin, algorithmic filter as quickly as possible and the video is just down right dirty. One you really shouldn’t miss and one that deserved a place here on the “Best of Google+”
And here’s the video for you to view, just in case you don’t feel like wondering across the web.
Avinash Kaushik created an unbelievable piece of awesomeness that made the “Best of Google+” and made me think about a lot more than SEO. This is one hell of a read. One no serious marketer should miss out on.
Greg Trujillo made the cut. What’s amazing is that the regular influencers are all making “Best of Google+”. This is NOT because I like them or favour them in any way what so ever. In fact, many of them I have resented as my competitors in the past.
The reason I’ve found them useful and added them to “Best of Google+” is because I honestly found their content to be awesome. I feel like their content will be of interest to all of the readers of this blog series.
Best of Google+ is proof that all of our top influencers are active on Google+ and use Google+ as a social medium to share their content, for the purpose of driving new targeted leads back to their website and or to their Google+ profile.
As the editor of “Best of Google+” — I would just like to let you guys know that I have so far had a terrible time picking, digging, mining and choosing which articles to include in this series. Google+ is jam packed full of awesomeness that oozes from every corner.
I’d like to offer you the opportunity to participate and help me to choose content for the next “Best of Google+ blog series”. If you’d like to help out, in return we’ll add a link back to your site, at the bottom of the article, letting others know how helpful you was in helping us.
Rand Fishken helped promote a PDF that was written/created by +Cyrus Shepard. Feel free to go and check that out. You can download the PDF titled “how to rank” here.
+Mark Traphagen and +Martin Shervington team up and talk about the new +post ads that Google+ will be advertising. Looks like this will be a great place to capitalize your investments and build your brand. Read it for yourself. This one deserved a higher placement on “Best of Google+”. I would love to hear your thoughts on this. Will you be buying ads space?
+Pete Meyers announces via Google+ that the #MozCast feature graph is now live. Go there now or continue to follow the below Google+ embed. This is going to be interesting. Hopefully everyone will be able to find something interesting here.
Majestic Search launches live ranking factors. I’ve heard through the grapevine that Majestic has plans of launching a search engine. Thanks to +State of Digital for sharing this on Google+
What’s your take on all of this. Do you have any intentions on giving it a whirl?
In October, MajesticSEO launched Search Explorer on the back of its link intelligence data but now Majestic plan to move forward as a European based search engine and develop the market in its own right.
I think this is as good of a place as any to round this up and prepare for the next. If you made this article — congratulations! If you’d like to make the next article, then start creating awesome content and posting it on Google+. If it’s awesome content, I will find it. If you doubt me finding it — point me in the right direction.
I would like your feedback and opinion about what you think about the “Best of Google+“. Comment below and let us know what you think. We would love to hear from you!
I found a couple of articles that seriously deserved to make it into this article, but since they wasn’t shared on Google+.. well, I couldn’t put them into “Best of Google+” here’s a couple of those links. Let me know what you think. Again, this just goes to show you the power of Google+. Hopefully next week these individuals will start pushing their content to the “+”
In the next edition, I will add the hottest marketing communities on Google+ at the bottom of the article, along with some other additions to “best of Google+