Will Google Plus +Post ads be Effective for Average Brands?

by Mark Traphagen

Toyota reaches new customers with +Post ads and Google

Introducing +Post ads, a way for marketers to amplify their content and create conversations across the web. +Post ads let you turn your Google+ posts into engagement ads on the Google Display Network. People can join a Hangout On Air, add a comment, follow your brand, or give a +1, right from the ad. Please visit http://www.google.com/+/business/brands/ads.html to learn more.

How would you run your own online marketing company?

Daniel from Thailand asks: "Hi Matt! If you would open your own Digital Marketing/SEM/SEO company, what would you do different from the other thousand companies out there?" This video is part of a "Grab Bag" series in which Matt Cutts, head of Google's webspam team, answers questions from webmasters. We're not currently taking new video questions, so your best bet for getting an answer about webmaster-related search issues is to head to our help forum: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Webmasters?hl=en

*The Inside Story on +Post ads*

I am pleased to announce a special #DMEShow event where I will joined by Google's +Christian Ashlock to discuss +Post ads. The program was only recently made available to all Brand pages with 1000 followers or more. Learn more about how the program works and how Google views the program overall. Here is the YouYube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZrnrIXp7DI The show will be at 4 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday May 1st. Say YES to get access to the video for live viewing or later viewing. Please spread the word and INVITE others or SHARE the event. Your help is appreciated! The YouTube link will also be posted here for mobile viewers.

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