Google+ Gaining Ground With Brand Marketers
Tracking Google+, along with YouTube, gives marketers access to a varied audience segment not typically found on Facebook. The top 100 brands with pages on Google+ boast 20.9 million fans — up 9,400 percent from 2011. In fact, the top 10 brands hold 78 percent of the total advocacy base on Google+. The Social Share report from BrightEdge charts the growth of brands on Google+ and YouTube. The findings, which analyze social media adoption trends for the BrandZ top 100 global brands, suggest new audiences for brand marketers.