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Public Relations: The Two Sides of Information Access

Waxing UnLyrical

Boston and the world recently got an unfortunate and disturbing  lesson on and reminder of the power…and the perils…of information access. The power lay in the ability of friends, family, loved ones and casual acquaintances from every corner of the earth to connect, comfort, and console each other each time new information was communicated about the unfolding events.

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do. As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools.

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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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Why people don’t get Google+

Janet Fouts

Google+ is a great social network. I can’t count the number of people I’ve said that to and they didn’t really believe me. Google+ is worth the effort. like to say Google+ combines the best of Twitter and Facebook on one network. But nobody uses Google+. It’s no surprise that Mike has over 170,000 people following him on Google+.

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How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on. Digital Marketing Google-Twitter Google Real Time Marketing SERP Tweets twitter Twitter Marketing

Where To Put Your Contact Information

Small Business Mavericks

Here are some great places to put your contact information on your website, in your e-mail newsletter, and in social media: Contact Information On Your Website. The first place you can put your contact information on your website is your header , but you don’t want to put too much information in your header. Your footer is another good place for your contact information. You can include as much or as little contact information as you want. Contact Information In Your Electronic Newsletter. Contact Information In Your Social Media Profiles.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

Pamorama

Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. The nature of your business and data about when your audience is active should inform and drive your timetable so that you maximize your reach and virality. When to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs — and when not to.

Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it. To get your videos into Google News you need to create a YouTube channel.

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Five Easy Ways to Use Google+

Spin Sucks

Last summer, when Google+ launched in beta to the uber-geeky technology crowd, the industry was all a flutter. Was Google to be more kind with our private information? And, because it’s a Google product, the search engine giant ranks content higher if it’s promoted through the platform than that on any other social network. Are you using Google+? Not really.

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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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Six Tips for Using Google+ Now

Spin Sucks

Well, much to my chagrin, I just saw that PRNews is offering  Google+ training for $329. The first thing you want to do is create a Google profile, if you don’t already have one. Go to  Google Profiles , sign into your Gmail account, and click on the edit profile button. Google+ is set up with what they call Circles. This is so disappointing to me. So I give in.

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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+.

Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google+ News

Spin Sucks

And yesterday, Google+ launched a new design that looks scarily similar to Facebook. If you don’t want your personal information used in Big Data , don’t use the Internet. Targeted updates allow companies to segment their followers, just like you can do both on Facebook and Google+. Google+ Design. It’s been a busy week in the PR/marketing/social world!

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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Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload

Convince & Convert

It unveils a new marketing approach for the age of information overload and mobility, and I need your help making it a smash hit. What if you decided to inform, rather than promote? Youtility is massively useful information, provided for free, that creates long-term trust and kinship between your company and your customers. No spam, no monkey business. Youtilitybook.com.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

marketers used the site in 2015, and that figure is expected to approach 70% by 2017) while Google+ is struggling (though it has 300 million active monthly users worldwide, less than 6 million made any public posts in 2015). Google+ Stats and Facts. Google+ has 300 million active monthly users worldwide; but less than 6 million made any public posts in 2015. Infinit Datum ). 4.

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.

How to Increase Your Content Visibility in Google Knowledge Graph

Convince & Convert

It’s amazing how our mind is reshaped by the information it grabs every minute. The way our mind acquires, operates, and responds reminds me of the Google Knowledge Graph. Google Knowledge Graph is the largest warehouse of knowledge in digital history—and it’s doing it with your help. What Is Google Knowledge Graph? The Significance of Google’s Knowledge Graph.

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.

Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. 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. And, if not, is it still worth focusing on building a presence on Google+?

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Boost your business with Google Plus Page ??? How Create Google+ Profile and Page

Social Media Marketing

Google Plus is a social networking site design and developed by Google Inc. Google+ is a similar social media site like Face book, Linkedin and Stumble Upon where user can share anything that he/she like. Google+ is the second largest social media site after Facebook. After completing their profile you are ready to use Google+. Start today, visit plus.google.com.

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. How do I sign up?

The Google+ Project Is Here

Spin Sucks

Well, the  Google+ Project is here (sort of – they’re rolling it out slowly to high influencers first) and I don’t know what to make of it. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t have a beta invitation. I’m looking at the same information as everyone else. Then you update them with information, at different times, that doesn’t go to everyone.

10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

Google Panda was designed to go after sites with a high volume of thin or low-quality content (among other things) in an effort to improve the overall strength of the search results. For in-depth Panda analysis I also recommend checking out Glenn Gabe , who frequently shares useful information on the subject. Here’s an example of site that was hit by Panda 4.0

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SEO Strategies: Optimisation Ideas for Your Google+ Page

Mindjumpers

And, right now, Google+ is one of the dominating social networking sites. With that said, take the following aspects into mind while creating your Google+ page. Instead, take your time and do not forget to add any new information. You would not be endorsing your page if you keep your information private. Similar Posts: How To Create a Presence on Google+.

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GoDaddy Released Personally Identifiable Information To Spammer Without Permission

Bill Hartzer

But apparently GoDaddy is being accused of releasing personally identifiable information (a woman’s email address) to someone who she’s accusing of being a spammer. So, in my mind, having someone’s email address is just as if you had their personal information. Should GoDaddy have released this woman’s personal information like this? Now this is bizarre.

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.

10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile

Almost Savvy

Once you sign-up for Google+, the first order of business should be to build your profile. This is where you showcase the information you want to be publicly available when someone searches, or googles , you online. It is also the information others will use to decide whether or not to connect with you on Google+. Profile Photo: Select a photo to upload.

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How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on. Digital Marketing Google-Twitter Google Real Time Marketing SERP Tweets twitter Twitter Marketing

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Google+ has just won the People’s Choice award for social media at The Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. This may come as a surprise, since Google+ isn’t as popular as was first expected. Prior to the latest Google updates, links were closely related to high rankings and more pronounced visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs).

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TopSEOs.com Banned In Google

Bill Hartzer

TopSEOs.com, a site that listed the “top SEO firms” in a list (for a fee) has been banned in Google. At the Pubcon Conference today in Las Vegas, here’s the TopSEOs.com booth: A search in Google reveals that TopSEOs.com has been banned in Google: TopSEOs has been around or a long time, the domain name originally registered in 2002. They were banned in Google.

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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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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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.

10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool

Pamorama

The valuable insights offered by keyword research will inform your strategic process by identifying exactly what your customers want, need, and are concerned about. The demise of Google’s Keyword Tool, the most popular of its kind, has left marketers scrambling for alternatives. 10 best alternatives to the Google Keyword Tool. What to do? free account is required.

The Future of Google+: Social Network or Search Enhancer?

Spin Sucks

I’ve been thinking a lot about Google+ since they launched their business pages last week. Google+ announced at 1 p.m. Here is what I think is going on: Google has been working with companies, behind the scenes, to build their brand pages and collect followers through search and employees, so at launch the perception is everyone is flocking to Plus.

How to Create a Google Reviews Landing Page for Your Business

Convince & Convert

You may have noticed there have been some changes to the Google ecosystem lately, especially in relation to Google+. What What you may not have come to grips with yet is how a new Google+ is going to affect your Google Local Page, the page where you used to accumulate all of those outstanding reviews from happy customers. Get Started With Google My Business.