Blogger Integrates With Google+

Small Business Mavericks

Google has said from the beginning that it plans to integrate all of its services with Google+. Well, that integration is happening right now for Blogger, the Google blogging platform. I’ve kept it no secret that I’m a fan of WordPress on your own domain name, but there are still people who would rather use Blogger as a free blogging platform. Blogger has done a lot to help new businesses go online.

How to Own Your Blogger Outreach Process

Convince & Convert

At GroupHigh, I have worked with both brands and agencies on blogger outreach strategy. No matter the goal or the end result, a blogger outreach strategy that works has key components and crucial ingredients. Why Bloggers? Bloggers are highly trusted resources.

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Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link

Idaconcpts

It turned out that the blogger was the famous “analytics evangelist” who wasn’t happy about the tone of the email, so he decided to share it in full with his circle of virtual friends – creating a lot of buzz around it, as you may guess.

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. Even in Google News, profile-based links appear.

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4 of the Best Blogger Outreach Strategies

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com I’ve been writing about, participating in, and talking about blogger outreach for years. My favorite posts and topics of conversation revolve around actual examples or case studies of blogger outreach done well.

Google Chrome: The Ideal Browser for Bloggers and Content Authors?

Idaconcpts

For all bloggers and content authors there’s nothing more annoying than a browser’s crash just before you were about to hit the ‘submit’ or ‘publish’ button into a blogging or CMS system. Google Chrome Protection. Post on Google Buzz.

Guest Bloggers Wanted

Ari Herzog

21 Reasons to Use Google Analytics by David Murton. If you can give me solid writing about a new and emerging media subject, I can give you an engaged international readership with hundreds of daily visitors with a Google page rank of 5. You used to read guest blog posts every Friday.

Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page

SocMed Sean

I finally got around to creating my Google+ page for SocMedSean. While Google+ is pretty easy to setup and use, one of the things I don’t like about Google+ pages is the fact that you can’t create a friendly URL.

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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. So what makes Google+ special?

Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers

Webbiquity SMM

Brands that are successful at pitching their news and stories to bloggers increase their online presence, gain credibility, and score those coveted “earned” backlinks that Google values as a factor in search rankings.

Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

Updates on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook & Tumblr. Blogging Content Marketing Uncategorized Bloggers Content Content marketing Facebook Google+ How To Write A Blog Post LinkedIn Marketing Publisher Tumblr Twitter Visual Content EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER.

What the Best Bloggers Do Right

Convince & Convert

So what are the qualities or distinct characteristics that mark these super bloggers, setting them on a plane higher than us lesser mortals? Being regular and keeping that blog fresh is one thing that nearly every successful blogger did. Last time I checked , 3.75

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. Finding Bloggers and Influencers. Just search on something like “fashion blogger,” “foodie” or whatever topic you need and you’re on your way.

How to Increase Your Content Visibility in Google Knowledge Graph

Convince & Convert

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? Optimize Your Google Local Business Page.

A Review of Google Social Media Tools

Idaconcpts

Google has often been blasted for failing to understand social media and capitalize on the rise of this communication channel. When asked about Google social media tools, the average person will immediately mention Google+. Google Buzz. Google+.

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. Google Plus Tips, Tactics and How-To Guides.

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How Bloggers Can Benefit From Google’s Rich Answers

ProBlogger

That achieving first position on page one of Google through organic traffic is the target of any blog or online business. I’m going to show you how utilising a particular feature of Google can help you to a prominent position on the first page of Google – making good use of Rich Answers.

Google AdWords – Easy Tips for Bloggers and Small Business Owners

Kikolani

Google AdWords is one of the most popular ways of online advertising. Track the conversions and use the recorded data in Google Analytics to see what serves you the best. You're reading Google AdWords – Easy Tips for Bloggers and Small Business Owners , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.

Blogger Outreach Changes the PR Timeline Forever

Convince & Convert

PR behemoth Ketchum (the PR agency of record for ConAgra) caught it’s foot in a bear trap of its own manufacture recently, when it thunk up and perpetrated a bait and switch blogger outreach program. Bloggers Are Not Reporters. Bloggers are also typically not full-time writers.

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth

Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). Bloggers are not Journalists. (see

Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters

ProBlogger

Google+ has allowed bloggers to become broadcasters , adding a visual component to each blog post, and all you need to become a “Blogcaster” is a webcam, an internet connection, and Google+. Understanding the Basics of Google+.

Basic SEO for Bloggers

Kikolani

For more than a decade, we have relied on websites like Google and Yahoo to sift through the billions of web pages and present a list of contenders that, according to the search engines, most accurately relate to our search query. Google will find you.

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Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. One of the disadvantages with Blogger is that it only does that – blogs.

Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Do you pay proper homage to the Google gods? T here are so many things you can do on your own site today — starting now — that will help you in real ways with Google Search and your search results on Google’s SERP. Also, bonus points: Google Analytics.

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.

Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

In case you're coming out from the rock you've been living under for the summer, Google+ arrived on our digital doorsteps in early July - but only for limited field testing. Google, on the other hand, has gone about things in a different way. Google+ Google social networks

Is Google Quietly Embracing Paid Inclusion?

Bill Hartzer

Let’s think about Google’s current product offerings, what services they are offer us as business owners, online merchants, and website owners. Over the years, Google says that it’s free to get listed. Is Google quietly embracing paid inclusion?

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. Without further ado, this is a great story: Working with bloggers can be a somewhat daunting task if you’ve never done it before. We needed fashion bloggers. Most bloggers have a media kit.

Top 5 Google Chrome Extensions For Bloggers

ProBlogger

Today, I’m going to share with you some of the Google Chrome extensions that have made my daily blogging tasks easier. Google Dictionary. For safety’s sake, I use the Google Dictionary extension. Top 5 Google Chrome Extensions For Bloggers.

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21 Top Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers

Socially Sorted

In this post, I share 21 Top Google Chrome Extensions that will help you get more done as a social media marketer. . I’ve been using Google Chrome extensions for a couple of years now. Here they are: 21 Top Google Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers.

You'll Always Hear it First on Google+

Stay N' Alive

From now on every post I make to StayNAlive.com will originate on Google+. The Power of Google+ Circles One of the coolest features of Google+ is the ability to not only target posts by Circles and groups of people, but also the ability to send updates to specific email addresses and people.

Google’s new privacy policy

Sherrilynne Starkie

Most Gmail users will have received at least one message from Google this week (I received ten) explaining the company’s new privacy policy. Many bloggers and Internet industry pundits are saying this new approach is all a little too ‘Big Brother’ for comfort.

5 Goals Every Blogger Should Set Up in Google Analytics

ProBlogger

The simplest way to do this is by using Google Analytics. Google Analytics helps you not only see stats about your visitors, but also lets you create and measure your website goals and objectives. How to measure your Google Analytics goals.

Why Google Has the Hammer To Make Businesses Use Google Plus

Convince & Convert

My initial, abbreviated take is that Google’s new social toy is essentially a Facebook Twitter hybrid with outstanding ease-of-use and eye-popping potential. Already, some early Google Plus users have created 20 or more Circles to categorize their online relationships. Blogger.

The Blogger’s Guide to Google Authorship

ProBlogger

At the 2011 SMX Advanced event , Matt Cutts announced the Google initiative to support authorship markup, or more simply, to give you ownership of your content in the search results. Google will then display your profile picture next to your content in the search results.

Google To Rebrand Picasa, Blogger

Small Business Mavericks

Mashable is reporting that Google is planning to rebrand two of its largest Web products – Picasa and Blogger. The rebranding supposedly is taking place in concert with the public launch of Google +. It’s new name will be Google Photos. So I can understand changing the name of Picasa to Google Photos. But what about Blogger? The proposed new name of Blogger is Google Blogs. Branding blogger google Picasa rebranding

Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+

ProBlogger

Google announced its new baby, Google+ (G+, Google+). If you have a Google account, you can now sign into it here. Okay, so #1 took the cake in terms of exciting news in our place, but there’s been a lot of buzz about Google+ this week in social media circles.

How to Market with Mom Bloggers

Convince & Convert

Therefore, brands of every genre are teaming up with mom bloggers and reporting awesome brand lift and campaign results. From fashion brands to food to travel, any brand that has moms as even some of their consumers has been at least dabbling with mom blogger partnerships.

Google Author Rank and the Have Nots

Geoff Livingston

The rush to become officially integrated into the Google Author Rank system or has begun. It’s unfortunate, because Google Authorship forces weighted search rankings that favor popularity and SEO skills over substance. What do you think about Google Author Rank?

Advisory: Google+ Begins Booting Brands

Geoff Livingston

Much has been said about marketing on Google+. Both of us have been intentionally conservative about marketing on the new network due to a statement from Google+ specifically asking businesses and brands to wait until it formalized its business offering. Image by Sean MacEntee.