Reading an article on Forbes satisfied my recent curiosities about the benefit of businesses getting on board with Google Plus.
Google is very good with integrating its services and apps into one account which in theory should encourage users to utilise the google+ service to their benefit from a social media perspective. The problem is that facebook still dominate the social web and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future rendering google plus relatively insignificant in terms of building a community of brand advocates.
Google's strengths currently lie elsewhere, notably their search engine dominance and business solutions although with the ability to intertwine their services, google have provided a solution to at least make Google Plus an attractive proposition to businesses with the revelation that registering your business on the platform would improve your business's SEO performance.
Do you ever get the impression no one is on Google Plus? That it’s utterly devoid of the vast audience that makes Facebook so...