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20 Google+ Statistics That Will Have You Jumping on the Bandwagon

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20 Google+ Statistics That Will Have You Jumping on the Bandwagon Blog Feature

 

google+ statisticsAs one of the newest social media networks, Google+ has really given itself a name as the fastest growing social network of all time. With great features like hangouts, circles, and photo sharing, Google+ combines the openness of Twitter with the privacy of Facebook. And for businesses, it's another great

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way to connect with your customers.


But because it's so new, it's hard to distinguish whether or not joining Google+ would be beneficial to companies! This list of 20 Google+ statistics shows some of the amazing qualities that Google+ has to offer! So the next time you need to convince your boss or coworker that Google+ is a must for business, back up your pitch with some hard data!


Looking to learn more about creating your Google+ business page? Give us a call at IMPACT and learn how we can help!


20 Google+ Statistics to Make You Jump on the Bandwagon


1) As of April 2012, Google reports that Google+ now has 170 million active users. (Source: Google) Tweet This!


2) Over 125 million users log in to Google+ every day. (Source: GoogleTweet This!


3) Active users spend about 12 minutes a day on Google+. (Source: GoogleTweet This!


4) Google+ attracted 20 million users within the first 3 weeks of its launch. (Source: comScoreTweet This!


5) More users are using the network via mobile than the desktop. (Source: GoogleTweet This!


6) New features or updates were released almost everyday (except one day) for the last 365 days. (Source: Google) Tweet This!


7) American users spent an average of 3.3 minutes at a time on Google+. (Source: eMarketerTweet This!


8) Google+ is fastest growing social network of all time. (Source: GoogleTweet This!


9) 31.49% of Americans are on Google+. (Source: Website MonitoringTweet This!


10) Google+ accounted for .22% of referral traffic, falling from .24%. (Source: ShareaholicTweet This!


11) 20% of Google+ users are students. (Source: Website MonitoringTweet This!


12) 67% of Google+ users are male. (Source: Website MonitoringTweet This!


13) Websites using the +1 button generate 3.5x the Google+ visits than sites without the button. (Source: HubSpot)  Tweet This!


14) The +1 button is used almost 5 billion times daily. (Source: Website MonitoringTweet This!


15) There are over 1 million businesses on Google+. (Source: TekMark)  Tweet This!


16) Two of the biggest user groups on Google+ are college students and software developers. (Source: Remcolandia)  Tweet This!


17) Google+ had a growth rate of 821% between its launch on June 28th 2011 and July 2nd 2011. (Source: Mashable)  Tweet This!


18) 13.69% of Google+ users are from India. (Source: Website Monitoring) Tweet This!


19) Over 40% of marketers report that Google+ is "useful to critical" for their business. (Source: HubSpotTweet This!


20) Google+ is expected to attract 400 million users by the end of 2012. (Source: RemcolandiaTweet This!


Any Google+ experts out there? Which of these is the most shocking?

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Free Course:

Fundamentals of Social Media Marketing

Learn how to actually use social media to successfully drive awareness, engagement, and more for your business

In this free course, you’ll learn:

  • How to choose the right social platforms for your business
  • Basic best practices for different social media channels
  • B2B vs. B2C practices on social media, and more!

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