These days, the race for the #1 spot on Google is tougher than the Tour de France. I've blogged in the past about the dangers of approaching SEO with the expectation of being #1, but that doesn't mean companies aren't any less hungry for a decent ranking.
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Google+ is Google's newest attempt at a social media platform, and is, at the moment, the most cohesive social media experience available (although only for a select number of pre-determined invitees – the rest of us will have to wait).
On many occasions our clients say, "We want to be #1 in Google."This is a worthy goal, but too general to result in success. It does however, lead to interesting follow-up questions, like "For which search terms do you wish to rank?"