Three Out of Four Global Brands Now Have Active Google + Profiles - BrightEdge Social Share Report January 2013

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BrightEdge, the global leader in enterprise SEO have released it’s January 2013 Social Share report that highlights how Google + is establishing itself as the mainstream social network with a 9400% increase in users over one year.

Google + Global Brand Adoption

Google + Brand Adoption

Google+ continues its meteoric rise amongst brands and followers. Not only do three in four brands have active profiles but they are also adding followers at a frantic pace. - Jim Yu, CEO, BrightEdge

The BrightEdge January 2013 Social Share report tracks social media adoption trends for the BrandZ top 100 global brands including Apple, BMW, RedBull and Samsung. The report also includes insights into how YouTube is performing as a social media network.

Key insights include;

  •     The top 10 brands on Google + account for 4 out of 5 followers
  •     The Auto Industry accounts for 40% of the top 10 spots for followers on Google
  •     20% of brands now have their Google+ pages show up in SERP results
  •     87% of top brands now have a YouTube channel
  •     Google, Red Bull and Samsung lead the way with breakaway numbers of subscribers on YouTube

The full report can be downloaded here

Over 4500 brands leverage the BrightEdge S3 platform for SEO management. That list includes seven of the ten largest retailers, eight of the ten top digital agencies, hospitality leaders such as Marriott, as well as technology and social titans including Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, VMWare and Symantec.

About BrightEdge

BrightEdge is the global leader in enterprise SEO, helping more than 4,500 of the world's largest brands stay ahead in the rapidly evolving Internet landscape. BrightEdge S3 harnesses the power of analytics on big-data to drive revenue from web sites, search engines and social networks across the globe in a measurable, predictable way. BrightEdge is based in San Mateo, CA with offices in New York City and London.

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