Creating Google Plus Business Pages

Janet Fouts

See that little teeny arrow next to your avatar? You can use a URL shortener to get you a nice tidy URL to share with your friends. Here’s a quick video showing one option for a shortcut URL to your Google business page.

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5 People Focused Social and Data Tools You Should Be Using

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A URL to share the briefing with other people. I want to know people, not just names and avatars. I absolutely love people data.

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Trending Sources

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy


You also can’t include any contact information like URLs, or reference any features on your Facebook page such as the like button. Simplify Your Profile Picture – The new profile picture (AKA avatar) is now 180 pixels square.

18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

Use a real photo of yourself for your avatar. (I Make sure your avatar is “SFW” (safe for work… and yes, you’d be surprised again). <

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How to Use Audiense to Analyze and Grow Your Twitter Presence

Razor Social

Community insights – Get a detailed breakdown of your audience to see what their interests are, which ones have avatars, the languages they tweet in, their time zones, gender, etc. Do you want to grow your Twitter following significantly? Do you want to build a highly engaged community?

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Does Keyword Optimization Still Matter?

Convince & Convert

It just means it has morphed into a new avatar, to be utilized in the right manner given the right circumstances. URL : Including your keyword in your page URL should not be confused with creating exact match domains, which is a black hat practice frowned upon severely by most search engines.

3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Pro tip: If you use Audiense you can sort out people that don’t have avatars, people that haven’t been active in the last 15 days, and people that have new accounts. I highly recommend always using a branded domain with a custom URL slug.

The Ultimate Twitter Profile Cheat Sheet

Shift Digital

Add a website URL to your Twitter profile. Use a square photo as Twitter avatars are 73 x 73 pixels in dimension. Did you know 11 Twitter accounts are created every second? That’s over 1 million accounts per month. My last post was about the ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet.

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Convince & Convert

Attaching a photo to your tweet does take away 23 characters (because it needs the URL to link to the photo), but tweets with images are over a third more likely to be retweeted. Avatar (Profile Photo).

Top 10 Apps for Windows Phones


It’s actually a lot more fun than it sounds as you guide your diminutive avatar down a number of slopes of ever-increasing difficulty. The card remains editable, so you can control exactly what information you send each time, and your number, email and URL are sent as usable hyperlinks.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here are some tips you can apply to your Facebook marketing strategy that will put your Facebook Page leaps and bounds ahead of the competition: Maximize Your Avatar Visibility Profile pictures on Facebook can have a maximum size of 200×600 pixels.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You could also add your social media profile URLs on your business cards, in your catalogues, on your flyers, etc. Another way you can integrate is using your social profile URLs as your website when leaving comments.

Supercharge WordPress: A Little Known Way to Increase Pageviews & Conversions

Viper Chill

You may notice that I’ve re-routed the typical Amazon URL’s to ‘load’ on ViperChill, using the CNAME turbo (you can call this anything you like). So instead of a typical file URL being: [link] /comment.jpg.

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

TrackBack URL for this entry: [link]. URL: Remember personal info? Avatar Marketing. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet | Main.

Why the Blue Key Campaign is Turning Me Blue

Waxing UnLyrical

In fact, you’ll hear me talk more about the campaign on the webinar I’m doing tomorrow for Marketwire/HubSpot … and until June 20, at least, my avatars everywhere will be blue.

Pinterest Review: What is So Pinteresting About Pinterest?

Bill Hartzer

Once you have logged in, you can upload a picture to serve as the avatar for your profile. – Take some funny pictures in your area, or neighborhood, and put the URL to your website at the bottom of the picture, and then share the picture on one of your pin boards.

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

Choose a Profile Picture No matter what your reasons for using the service are, I believe everyone should at least take a minute to update their profile with a picture (also known as an avatar). URL shortener – would that be less effective than the redirection you gave?

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

Simple things like completing profiles, putting actual pictures in for avatars and posting comments that don’t sound like they’ve been run through a PR filter can help achieve this effect. submit_url = [.]

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Add an avatar and a bio at the minimum. Just one thing, I guess – something I have experienced recently – leaving a comment under your post with seemingly genuine interest in one’s site/post itself, but actually referring to your own post/blog or even pasting url in.

Are You a Productive Reader? - Stepcase Lifehack

Buzz Marketing for Technology


How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece


From there, change your ‘Name’ Do not change your ‘Username’ What to do with your website URL… Make sure not to use a link that has been shortened by using a shortner like You can even SEO your Twitter pic (avatar)… Yes, you can even SEO your profile picture! You can’t add tags but, you can rename the photo before you upload it that way when it shows up in the URL it will have the keywords that you named.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

TrackBack URL for this entry: [link]. like tool for storing, tagging and sharing all the URLs you might come across regardless of where you found them. Avatar Marketing. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing.

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Note that the Google Toolbar automatically inserts the source URL. TrackBack URL for this entry: [link]. Its called "toread"; their URL is [link]. The cached version should be what youve read, even though the URL may require a paid subscription. Furl will provide the user a copy of the original page, but if the URL requires a paid subscription, thats out of Furls control. At this point, the URLs require paying for a copy of the articles. Avatar Marketing.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

All the other sites I network in are usually done under another persona, but I am a very good friend to have and very supportive of my friends even though I don’t know anything about most of them beyond the avatar. (My

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


Avatar : An Avatar is an image or username that represents a person online within forums and social networks. is a popular free URL shortening service that provides statistics for the links users share online.

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Buzz Marketing for Technology


50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Amy-Mae Elliott offers guidance on writing a great bio, selecting a Twitter picture, making the best use of your URL link and using lists to optimize your Twitter profile. in Twitter, track URL mentions, create feeds from searches and more.

Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

I changed the url of my facebook page from [link] to [link] and am working on a landing page so Thanks! One thing to add though, on the Personalized Facebook URL note, it says you you need a minimum of 1000 fans. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Please link directly to the article – use this URL: [link] But please do not reproduce the article with full text. btw, mind using full URLs in the future and not shortened ones?

Weekend Project: Research the Audience You Want … but Don’t Have


The so-called “gurus” relentlessly preach a gospel of Customer Avatars and Empathy Maps, telling you that you must know the hopes, fears, and dreams of your readership in order to effectively position your offer. You give them your URL, they give you the data.

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success


With network-wide user avatars, searchable blog/user directories, and widgets throughout the main Tripawds site that display most recent blog posts and comments, a true sense of community has developed among our members. Using a Domain Mapping plugin, each site can even have its own URL.

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Building a $1000000 Website in 12 Months

Viper Chill

As you can see (if you’ve enabled gravatar), I took your advice from PluginID and made an avatar. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" - Getting Started with Social Media - A Guide and Resource List

And always use the URL/home page field to connect people with something that allows people to learn more about you (if not your blog or company page, then maybe your Twitter or FriendFeed pages, or worst case, your LinkedIn profile) Answer questions in the networks that you discovered above.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

It’s John Haydon again, this time in video form, answering 13 common yet vexing questions about Facebook like how to edit your thumbnail, how to set up a custom view for new visitors, and how to easily create a custom URL for your Facebook page. Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Depending on the day, it’s either the #1 or #2 most-visited site on the web. It’s inspired a movie. It has half a billion adherents.

5 Must-Do Twitter Style Tips

Harp Interactive

Have a unique avatar, preferably one that is a photo of you. A default avatar on Twitter screams … “Don’t follow me!&#. Bonus tip: Use the same avatar to represent you or your business/brand across the social universe.

February’s Featured Resource:

Harp Interactive

And if you simply cannot choose highlights from the post and want to share the entire article, Amplify gives you the option to “amplify” an entire URL.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can also choose a very aggressive spam filtering method that will consider any DM with a URL as spam. Tweet content: URLs. If a high percentage of the user’s Tweets are filled with URLs, you might not have an interest.

What is authorship markup, why is it important and how do I get it on my blog?

Danny WhatMough

Anytime you do a search and you see an author’s avatar come up next to a search listing, that’s a result of authorship markup. Make sure you use your full name (it needs to be the same name you will be referred to on the content you write) and have a clear picture/avatar.

How to Get More SoundCloud Followers in 7 Easy Steps!


I mean the image that you use as your avatar! Here’s an excellent example of an avatar from Kid Ink. It has his face, an interesting pose, those tattoos all his fans know, and most importantly his name and latest album: Here’s an example of a terrible avatar from Big K.R.I.T.

What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing?

Webbiquity SMM

The Twitter Avatar Roast: 10 Types of Profile Images by Tremendous News. Check out this outstanding collection of amusing, creative and occasionally bizarre examples of what you may see when clicking on an outdated link or mistyping a URL. What has 28 links and will make you laugh?