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Feature Content that Answers Questions for Better SEO

Spin Sucks

Nearly two years ago, Google changed their algorithm (and called it Hummingbird ) to accommodate the way people search the web—by featuring content that answers questions. When you do a Google search, how often are you asking a question? Rather, Google autofills some of the most popular questions of the day. Feature Content that Answers Questions. What time is it?

Feature Friday: How to Increase Web Traffic

Ari Herzog

When you end up in the first page of Google your traffic explodes. The greatest advantage of getting traffic through Google first page is that your average bounce rate decreases dramatically, because these users know exactly what they are looking for and they land in your nice well-crafted webpage. Features searchTunnel picture by pixelplacebo. Why will they return often?

Google Guide--Tutorials on How to Use Various Google Features and Services

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google Guide is an online interactive tutorial and reference for experienced users, novices, and everyone in between. developed Google Guide because I wanted more information about Googles capabilties, features, and services than I found on Googles website. Google Guide in other languages: Dansk. Netconcepts , for improving Google Guide. Contents.

Feature Friday: Why Violating Copyrights on YouTube is Good

Ari Herzog

The following feature article is written by Joy Mystic. When YouTube started and then later was acquired by Google there was a well-publicized copyright brawl between publishers of all kinds and Google. More publishers are embracing your violation and opting to allow you to keep your work on YouTube while Google serves ads on your creative videos. Features Youtube

Google+ Tips and Tricks

Janet Fouts

This post is meant to be a getting started guide for those of us who got an invite and are now wondering how to use Google+.  If you’re looking for an overview of Google+ check out Part 1 of this post: Google+ and World Domination. Start with your Google Profile. Google+ has it’s own privacy policy, here’s a link. Google+. Language.

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New Twitter Features Summed Up

Mindjumpers

As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. But still – looks like Twitter is stepping up the competition to Google+ and Linkedin, who has also recently created space for special brand presences – and of course Facebook who has been there for some time now. How To Create a Presence on Google+. Launches brand pages. infographic].

Best iOS6 Features for Business Users

Idaconcpts

It has loads of impressive features which are best suited for business professionals. are few features which can help this operating system to get nominated for “Best OS for business” this year. Read further to understand some of its fabulous features for business and map your requirements better. There is a saviour for you, VIP Mail feature. How will you save yourself?

Google+ Page Tips for Nonprofits

SocialFish

I admit I was a bit skeptical when I got an email from a Google rep offering to help set up a Google+ page for ASHA. Also, I am  still kind of lukewarm on Google+ overall. He shared this handy guide, 10 ways to build your community on Google+. He showed me how to add a +1 button to a website and how to create a Google+ badge for your site.

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How to Use Pinterest And The New Rich Pins Features

Mindjumpers

Pinterest is one of those platforms that has now become established among prime players such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+. With more than 48 million unique visitors globally, Pinterest has gradually been developed, and lately with the launch of rich pins, Pinterest has been optimized for brand presences. In that sense Pinterest serves as a form of visual bookmarking. Creating a presence.

Google Places, Google+ Local, And You

Small Business Mavericks

Google, in particular, is well known for changing things. Well, one of the things that has changed about Google in the last year is a strong emphasis on a social media service called Google+. Or Google Plus. In the first month of its existence Google+ became the fastest growing social media website ever. How Google Places Became Google Local. Recently, Google migrated its Google Places service into Google+ and started calling it Google Local instead. Well, the Google Local part does. Why You Should Use Google+.

Facebook Testing New Name Pronunciation Feature - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Facebook is testing a New Feature which will let your current and future Friends know the correct way to pronounce your name. According to a report in Yahoo Tech, a limited number of users have this feature activated so far on their Facebook Profile Page. You can check if this feature has been activated on your Profile Page by logging on to Facebook through your web browser. As Facebook puts it “We’ve begun a small test of a feature that lets you indicate how your name is pronounced. How many times have you pronounced someone''s name incorrectly. Interesting!?

PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

No, this isn’t another one of those anti-Google+ posts and no…it isn’t one of those reverse psychology attempts to actually trick you into visiting my Google+ page. In fact, I really don’t want you to visit my Google+ page and I have a good reason for it. We can all lie with charts and graphs and corporations like Google excel at it. Cheers!

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135 Million Users Are Active in Google+ Stream

The Realtime Report

“Today Google+ is the fastest-growing network thingy ever” wrote Google Senior Vice President Vic Gundotra in a blog post late last week. The blog post also announced new features for Google+, showing a continued effort to make the social network more appealing to users. Social Media Statistics Google Google Plus social networking statistics

Feature Friday: Social Media Marketing Across Global Cultures

Ari Herzog

The following is a feature article by Christian Arno. While this can be achieved via machine translation programs such as Babelfish and Google Translate that are often built into social media sites, machine translation is prone to mistakes. Related articles you may enjoy: Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social? Features globalization networking

Creating Google Plus Business Pages

Janet Fouts

Everybody’s been arguing over the value of Google Plus lately. Well, Google just changed the conversation in a big way and just in time. The announcement of Google pages for business came just in time to turn the whole argument on it’s head. As I scanned my Google Plus stream it quickly became clear that it was way more than that. How could we resist?

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Twitter Adds New Featured Stickers for Dog Lovers

SocialTimes Twitter

26, Twitter released a new set of featured stickers in a “We Love Dogs” category. Twitter introduced the stickers feature to users in July. The feature allows users to decorate their pictures with stickers before sharing them on their feeds. Ahead of Friday’s #NationalDogDay , add some bark to your photos with pawsome new featured #Stickers. Earlier this month, Twitter introduced promoted stickers , with Pepsi being the exclusive launch partner for the feature. Ahead of National Dog Day  Aug. Go mutts! https://t.co/ZFPOwT07qy. ZFPOwT07qy.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Then again, the average Facebook user spends nearly seven hours per month on the site—compared to just three minutes for the average Google+user. Many of this year’s best posts about Google’s newest social platform were written early in the year. You can!

2 New Features Have Been Brought InTo TSU May8Friday2015

Social Media Network Marketing

2 New Features Have Been Brought InTo TSU May8Friday2015 They are: Activity Feed and Popular. Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! See in the image below. Join Me On TSU - The Social Media Site! Join Me Here: https://www.tsu.co/PervaraKapadia PervaraKapadia 2.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement. So what are the best practices for posting and sharing content on Google+? What are the best tools for analyzing Google+ activity and results? ” Google+ and SEO.

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Google+ for Nonprofits

SocialFish

If there’s one thing the whole world has learned since 1998: ignore Google at your own peril. Google+ may not have the user base or popularity of other social networks, but it does have the search giant’s backing and a whole lot of potential. Hear how nonprofits and associations are approaching Google+ from Debra Askanase  of Community 2.0 and Miss the first one on Pinterest ?

5 Top Social Media Professionals on Google+

Janet Fouts

There’s been a lot of noise about Google+. Personally I’ve got a love/hate relationship with Google+. They are also doing an amazing job of listening to what the network wants and adding new features to suit. Heck, even for this article many of us are confused about the name itself, is it G+, Google Plus, Google + or Google+??? Google+.

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Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page

SocMed Sean

I finally got around to creating my Google+ page for SocMedSean. While I’m not really confident of the future of Google+, it doesn’t appear to be fading as fast as Google Wave did, so maybe Google is invested in the long-term search/social integration of the platform and is going to continue to shovel money into it. So here’s what I did. Cheers!

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Differences Between Facebook and Google+

Idaconcpts

Google+ provides easier access to options for sharing information than Facebook does. Google+ Circles allows its users to select which of their friends they want to share certain things (such as a photo or post) with, while not allowing the others to see them. Google+ allows its users to have live video feed interactions with each other using webcams in its Hangouts option.

Feature Friday: Why Negative Blog Comments are Important and Wanted

Ari Herzog

The following is a feature article by Jeannie Chan. Nevertheless, you Googled them and eventually got to know them, which would have been the first step toward buying from them. Inspire me below… -- Ari Herzog thanks you for reading Feature Friday: Why Negative Blog Comments are Important and Wanted on his blog. Related articles you may enjoy: Feature Friday: How to Choose the Best Comment System for Your Blog. Features branding commentsThis may come as a surprise to you, being a reader of a social media blog. Because we are scared. would argue no.

Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

Basically, it allows users who are signed into their Google account to customize their homepage with lots of cool stuff. Offering a wide range of useful gadgets, including calendars and calculators, and even a joke-of-the-day gadget, iGoogle’s custom features can easily be added to your homepage with the click of a button. First, you’ll need a Google account.

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Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

As much as I liked the concept of Google+ (or is it Google Plus? And for individuals who blog or contribute to publications, Google authorship was worth setting up a Google+ profile for in terms of SEO and verification of authority. However, it seems like the more time goes by, the less likely it seems that Google+ will be around for the long haul. Image credit ).

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Bookmark This: How To Find Out What Google Knows about You

SocialFish

Here’s the first three of six tips for how to find out everything Google knows about you. Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the data Google has about you. 1. Find out what Google thinks about you. In order to serve relevant ads, Google collects data about you and creates a profile. Bookmarked!

Making Google+ Worth Your Time

Janet Fouts

This morning I had a conversation with a friend about Google+ and it’s a conversation I used to have about Twitter. It all started with the announcement that the NFL is adding Google+ Hangouts to the league’s fantasy football pages to enable a video chat feature right on the pages. Clearly he’s not circling the right people on Google+. Get set. Share.

Butchering The Google Chrome CPU Hog

SocMed Sean

After thinking about this for a couple of minute and Googling for a couple minutes more, I realized that each of the tabs I have open in Chrome are being treated as a separate process, and are consuming their own allocated resources. Featured Tech computer tech tips Recently, one of my computers has been behaving badly. Again, I turned to a free tool. Chrome. Seriously, Chrome?

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Google Analytics for Beginners

Idaconcpts

Google has made all this possible with its quintessential service called Google Analytics that specifically caters to online marketers. So what exactly is Google Analytics? Google Analytics is a flagship service from the Google stables that furnish accurate visitor data for an online enterprise. Advantages of using Google Analytics. Features.

9 Must-Have Online Newsroom Features

Proactive Report

featured story with visuals :  Most company newsroom are still web 1.0.  Feature your main story and include a visual that captures the attention and enhances the story. Source: 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer) Every piece of content, text, images and videos, in your newsroom must be optimized for the latest Google search algorithm.  Resource: Google Analytics Tutorial.

How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

Tweet On November 7 2011, Google+ launched their highly anticipated pages. For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands. Of course the reasons for having a Page on Google+ are those that we already know from Facebook: To build relations and to connect with your network. Angry Birds.

Do You Use Google +?

Unspoken

Oh Google+. Google+ is the social network brought to you by arguably the biggest Internet conglomerate of all time. When this brainchild of the Google brand was announced, many people thought it would be so successful that it could edge Facebook out of the social media market. Google will be integrating photo editing capabilities right into the Google+ platform.

How to get your content shared on Google+

Janet Fouts

Sure Google+ can be a powerful tool to share your message with, but this network is in it’s infancy, and  with millions of users your message can be left largely unheard unless you have created circles who care about what you have to say and will share it with their own circles and help you get the word out. So how can you measure how effective your Google+ engagement is?

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PWBlog Now Featured on B2B Marketing Zone

PWB Marketing Blog

Google Analytics ? B2B Marketing Business Blogging Blogging Demand Generation Google AnalyticsPWBlog is now a member of B2B Marketing Zone , a site that brings together top bloggers and topics on B2B marketing in one place. B2B Marketing Zone culls the web for the best B2B bloggers and includes them in their community. This is no easy feat. Content is categorized by topics.

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Facebook Ads vs. Google AdWords: Which Is Better for Your Business?

SocialTimes Facebook

Do Facebook’s changes make Google AdWords  a more viable advertising spend? To answer that question, we probably need to look at the differences between Facebook ads and Paid Google Search (PPC): Pinpoint targeting: With Facebook ads, you can get extremely specific about the people who see your ads, unlike Google PPC, which based on keywords. Timing: On Google, your ad is search-related, which means that your potential customer is searching for something specific he or she is ready to buy right now. Local business: Again, advantage Google. Possibly.

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

It may be time to break Google up. At a minimum, the Justice Department should consider taking up antitrust action against Google again. Google takes these actions to drive revenue for its advertising products. Contextual and creepy at the same time, Google uses all of the data collected from products to serve the ad beast, which in turn suggests products from paying partners.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right. It’s “the linchpin of Google’s plan to own the entire internet” (see below for the source of that quote). ”).

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Are Google+ Business Pages Replacing Facebook Pages?

Janet Fouts

I speak a lot about Google+ as a tool for business. In fact I’ve just written a book called “ Google+ for Business Tweet ” and I’m presenting a second  Focus.com Roundtable  in February. Google+ is a social network with huge potential for businesses, but it’s best value is as an individual user, not a business page. Here’s the thing.

The #1 Reason You’ll Want to Use Google+

Almost Savvy

If you’re still wondering if you ought to bother spending time getting to know yet another social network, I’ve got one big reason you might want to give Google+ a try. To keep things simple for the moment, let’s focus on the top reason you should care about Google+. Google is the power player when it comes to online search. Google Gets to Make the Rules.

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