Category: Google + Marketing

Social Media and the Christmas Break

Social Media and the Christmas Break

Today I’d like to write a little public service announcement to all of you social media marketers out there in the world. Christmas is nearly here, which of course you know, but a lot of people aren’t considering that the holiday falls in the middle of the week this year. That means that for a lot of people (maybe including […]

Google Plus Local Pages Now Make It Impossible For Business Owners To Ignore Google Plus

Google Plus Local Pages Now Make It Impossible For Business Owners To Ignore Google Plus

A few weeks ago Google introduced the new Google places, an integration of places and Google+ called Google+ Local. Some complain that this is another move by Google pushing their social media platform on people, and like it or not businesses are now forced to be on Google+ to manage their local pages. What kind of benefit is there to […]

Most Companies Are Not Taking Advantage Of Google Plus Properly

Most Companies Are Not Taking Advantage Of Google Plus Properly

Since Google launched their social media platform Google Plus last September there has been a lot of speculation as to how it would affect search ranking. Most SEO’s by then were aware that search engines were starting to use social indicators more and more, so the addition of Google Plus just made social media marketing that much more relevant. In […]

Google Releases About 50 Algorithm Updates For April

Google Releases About 50 Algorithm Updates For April

Early this month Google released another string of algorithm updates. About 50 of them to be exact, luckily we have narrowed the field down to only a few that you really should be paying attention to. You may need to adjust your small business SEO strategy so pay attention.

Google Is Officially The Social Platform For The Republican National Convention

Google Is Officially The Social Platform For The Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention will convene in Tampa Florida from August 27-30. During that time they have chosen Google to be their “official social platform and live stream provider.” Google will provide coverage of RNC events, programs and interviews via Google+ and YouTube. This should have a major impact for the GOP online reputation management.

Google Revamps Social Network Google+

Google Revamps Social Network Google+

Google released an update for their social network Google+ on Wednesday which included an all new look. The update introduced a revamped navigation as well as some new features focused around hangouts. They also updated the look of the profile pages making them more aesthetically appealing (and suspiciously similar to Facebook’s Timeline look). The update is definitely an improvement and […]

How To Develop A Strong Google Plus Strategy

How To Develop A Strong Google Plus Strategy

Google+ can be an excellent tool to round out your social (and search) strategy, but managing it along with all of your other social and SEO duties can be daunting. If you have a proper social strategy you’re probably also trying to keep up with Twitter, Facebook, Stumbleupon, and a slew of other social sites. So how to you keep […]

NewFacebook Marketing – We Begin Again

Just When You Thought You’d Figured It Out… I’m not going to lie, I had fun sharing the 7 Ways to Kill the Newsticker story and playing to the massive crowd of those of you who HATE the “NewFacebook”. The truth is, I actually like it. And while I knew we had only seen a glimpse of the changes in […]

Will Facebook Subscribe Button Be Powerful Tool for Car Dealers?

Will Facebook Subscribe Button Be Powerful Tool for Car Dealers?

Facebook is doing something similar to that of Twitter and Google+ in the way they allow people to view others’ feeds. By introducing the subscribe button, Facebook is allowing users to follow people within their stream even if they are not friends. This is basically the way that Twitter has always been and is somewhat like what Google+ offers in allowing […]

The Next Social NEED REVEALED

The Next Social NEED REVEALED

Opportunities Begin with Problems When considering from where the next big media spike will occur one simply needs to look for a big glaring problem. For it is where problems are created that new opportunities emerge. It seems clear to me now that it is the growing paradox of social networking that will spawn the next genius multi-$ billion giant. […]

Facebook hits 1 TRILLION Page Views

  First reported by Fox News Facebook has officially hit 1 trillion page views, according to figures released for web traffic in June, Time magazine’s TechLand column reports. According to Time, those 870 million visitors are around 120 million greater than Facebook’s reported total number of registered users. The discrepancy may be due to non-Facebook members visiting the site from […]

The Perfect Circle – Not On Google +

The Perfect Circle – Not On Google +

Facebook announced updated privacy settings today and for the first time one might actually consider them impressive. I mean after years of menus and menus and more menus filled with menus of drop downs with menus…(you get the point) – they have simplified the process with privacy options right at the wall page level. Of course, I expect people will […]

Google+ Paradigm: Powerful Connections or Pesky Parasites?

Google+ Paradigm: Powerful Connections or Pesky Parasites?

Who’s in Your Circle? This is an actual picture of one of my Google Plus Circles. This is arguably a collection of the most influential digital personalities in the world today (note to self… add Erik Qualman after posting this blog). But it begs the question, is Google tricking you in to believing that G+ has a level of privacy […]

Are you feeling fly? Then get on G+

Are you feeling fly? Then get on G+

This article was originally posted on Soshable by Connor Livingston. Part of me is actually torn about sharing this. This video is kind of like “The Ring”. My soul is tortured for having watched this and now I must share my misery with the world. Enjoy! Should we kill it before it begins? For the first time since launch, I’m […]