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

Webbiquity SMM

Danny Sullivan details the use and results from the “Don’t be Evil” browser bookmarklet, stating that “The companies behind the tool feel Google’s hasn’t focused on what’s best for its users with Search Plus Your World. Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? It’s certainly gaining traction, with over 500 million users now on board, already half of Facebook’s total.

My Love Affair With Pocket

Twist Image

If you add the Web browser bookmarklet , a little button appears in your Web browser, so you can add that piece of content. bookmarklet. Where do you save and read your online content? You would think that with all of this technology and content that we''re constantly creating, publishing and reading, that it would be a whole lot simpler to save, share and consume it. It''s not. It''s a mess.

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Creating Shareable Visuals is Easy with these 7 Online Design Tools

Visually SM

There’s even a bookmarklet that makes it even more convenient to create an eye-catching quote – highlight text on any web page, click the bookmarklet, and your text is delivered into the tool for a hassle-free experience. Want to know the best online design tools? We all know that when it comes to consuming content, text alone no longer makes the cut. We are multi-sensory beings and the more we can plug into our senses to absorb content, the bigger its impact.

Creating Shareable Visuals is Easy with these 7 Online Design Tools

Visually SM

There’s even a bookmarklet that makes it even more convenient to create an eye-catching quote – highlight text on any web page, click the bookmarklet, and your text is delivered into the tool for a hassle-free experience. Want to know the best online design tools? We all know that when it comes to consuming content, text alone no longer makes the cut. We are multi-sensory beings and the more we can plug into our senses to absorb content, the bigger its impact.

How to Stop Google from Encrypting Your Searches

Bill Hartzer

Better yet, I have developed a bookmarklet that allows you to search Google and then hit the bookmarklet in your web browser. First drag this bookmarklet to your bookmarks toolbar: REMOVE ENCRYPTION. Then, after performing a Google search, hit the bookmarklet. I recently spoke at the Pubcon Conference in Las Vegas, and one of the big issues that came up was the fact that Google is no longer providing keyword search data to website owners.

How to Remove Google Personalization from Google Search Results

Bill Hartzer

To make it easier, though, I have developed a Firefox Bookmarklet (a bookmark) that you can use to automatically remove the personalization from the Google search results. All you have to do is click on the bookmarklet and it will remove the personalization for you. How to Install the Bookmarklet. To install the bookmarklet I created for removing personalization, all you have to do is copy this URL below and bookmark it.

Why Facebook Button Counts are Wrong

Ari Herzog

Kevin Sablan is responsible for the reality check of how many shares and likes were on the page, for he created a browser bookmarklet called RealShare which you can read about and watch a video how to install it on your favorite web browser.

10 social links you need to bookmark

Direct Marketing Observations

3) Quix is an extensible bookmarklet, that allows you to easily access all your bookmarks and bookmarklets, across all your browsers, while maintaining them in only one spot. Content. We’re either creating it or consuming it. There’s no in between here on the interwebz. With that said, lets look at what you might have missed over the past week. 1) Here’s a cool little tool: Type in a brand name. Find out how visible it is on the social web- How Sociable.

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How Bit.Ly Pro Powers My Short URL

Ari Herzog

I’d been using a Firefox bookmarklet for many months to share long website links on Twitter and in email messages. account, the bookmarklet enabled me to copy and paste a long URL, click a button, and see the resulting short URL with [link] at the beginning. Now, the bookmarklet still works but instead of auto-populating shortened links with [link] , it uses [link] and my short URL is merely powered by bit.ly.

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Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool

Kikolani

The simplest way to schedule tweets in HootSuite is by using the bookmarklet which you can find in your HootSuite dashboard when you hover over the Tools menu. For easy Buffer sharing, you can grab the Buffer bookmarklet for any browser’s bookmarks bar or install the browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. If the bookmarklet isn’t enough, you can also use Buffer directly in Twitter using the Chrome extension.

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Is Your Website Pinterest Friendly?

Janet Fouts

Often when pinning an image from a website the Pinterest bookmarklet will grab the meta tags for the page instead of the description of the image. Download the Pinterest Bookmarklet from the goodies page and try it out on your own site. Pinterest is huge , there’s no denying it , and it’s a great traffic driver to your website whether for products or information. I recently went on a surfing binge building a series of Pinterest boards for a client.

Micro Persuasion: Three Little Tips for Capturing Info Bits Quickly

Buzz Marketing for Technology

« Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet | Main. The first is to grab this bookmarklet and start capturing stuff you find in the wilds of the web and stuffing it into your private room. They offer bookmarklets and other tools for easy flagging, a personalized RSS feed as well as mobile versions that strip down the articles down to just text for low-bandwidth reading on the go. bookmarklet coming soon. Micro Persuasion.

How to Delete and Send Twitter DMs in Bulk

Ari Herzog

This is a bookmarklet you can add to your Firefox, Safari, Flock, or Google Chrome browser. Once dragged and dropped ( instructions and link here ), you need to visit your twitter.com page, click to your DM page, and click the bookmarklet which will prompt you whether you want to delete all or some of your received/sent messages. The direct message is a private feature of Twitter that enables users to send messages back and forth. In order for you to dm me, I need to follow you.

4 Easy Ways of Subscribing to Feeds in Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Use A Bookmarklet. A bookmarklet is a tiny program (written in javascript) that fits inside a bookmark. The Official Google Reader Blog has a couple of really nice bookmarklets you can use while you web-surf. The 2nd bookmarklet can also be found on the Notes link within Google Reader. Advanced Bookmarklet: If you are looking for a way to add a social aspect to feed sharing, check out Toluu. Thanks for including the Toluu bookmarklet. Google Tutor.

Showyou Showme Showeverybody

Firebelly

They’ve got an extremely convenient bookmarklet which allows you with just one click to either share or watch it later. The YouTube time suck, we’ve all been there. Someone shares a video of a cat (it’s always a cat, that’s why we created the Internet, right?)

5 People Focused Social and Data Tools You Should Be Using

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By using their bookmarklet or Chrome plugin, you can save social profiles to Archively and it will pull pertinent information about the user that it can find (for example, in the image below, it found a lot of social profiles!). You can also save the user profile to collections of your creation using the bookmarklet. I absolutely love people data.

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Another tool we’ve all been waiting for: Timely

SocialFish

It’s insanely easy – there’s a handy bookmarklet, and you can just click to send something you want to tweet to your Timely queue. I’ve been testing Timely , developed by the great guys at Flowtown. It’s a scheduling tool for tweets, based on an analysis of your Twitter account activity.

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Best of Social Media on Kikolani in 2009

Kikolani

25 Social Bookmarking & Link Sharing Browser Bookmarklets. In conjunction with the best of blogging articles for 2009, here are the top social media articles on Kikolani this year. General Social Media. 2010 Social Media Wishlist for New Features on Facebook, StumbleUpon, and Twitter. SEO and Social Media. How to Make Social Promotion Easy. 9 Ways to Use Social Networking for Blog Promotion. Vacation Proofing Blogs & Social Networks. Social Media Resources.

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

Finally, you will go to My Account > Browser Extensions to download the browser extensions for Chrome or Safari, or grab the Viraltag bookmarklet for easy sharing to your Viraltag account throughout the web. As you are browsing the web, if you see an image you want to schedule to your social accounts, you can do so by clicking on the browser extension button on Chrome or Safari, or your bookmarklet.

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February’s Featured Resource: Amplify.com

Harp Interactive

Features include: Clipping: With the useful bookmarklet tool, Amplify allows you to either, Amplify content in whole via a link to the URL or your choice of selections from any page on the internet. Being prolific in social media, I am always on the prowl for useful tools, resources and social media platforms to expedite the time involved in producing and sharing relevant content across the social universe. I’ve recently discovered Amplify.com.

5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community

Kikolani

25 Social Bookmarking & Link Sharing Browser Bookmarklets. This is a guest post by Gerald Weber , search engine optimization blogger and co-founder of SERPd. For those of you that haven’t heard, there is a new SEO, social media voting site called SERPd. In this new community, you can submit your quality content related to SEO, social media, and blogging, as well as discuss and vote on other quality content. SERPd was founded by no other than me and Chris Burns from BURN SEO.

LinkedIn Etiquette Fails: 7 Mistakes That Will Make You Look Unprofessional

Hootsuite

During the week… When you read something interesting and worth sharing, click the Instapaper bookmarklet to save the post in your Instapaper list. Your LinkedIn page and profile is your online billboard. It’s your chance to show and share your personal brand. That is, if you do things right—not wrong. Because too many people make too many mistakes when it comes to self-promoting on LinkedIn. You want to show up as your very best on LinkedIn—the most ‘professional’ of all networks.

Hubspot 3 launches

Janet Fouts

There’s also a bookmarklet, so you can post to your social networks from your browser on the fly. The Hubspot brand is well known for blog posts chock full of actionable information about marketing online. Whether it’s how to create a landing page that really converts, fine tune your email marketing , or how to make sure nobody misses your next webinar , Hubspot puts out great inbound content to learn from.

Google PageRank Update – Internal Pages and Top Content Analysis

Kikolani

Social Media Browser Bookmarklets. After each Google PageRank update , bloggers find themselves pondering the value of PageRank in relationship to their blog, and what really made the difference between whether their site got its first PageRank , a huge jump , a deserved increase , an undeserved decrease , or the infamous no information available rank.

Now You Can “Like” Any Tweet on Twitter.com

Stay N' Alive

Not just that, but all the changes, written in one single language and written only once, get compiled into Chrome plugins, Firefox plugins, Internet Explorer plugins, as well as Information Cards and bookmarklets anyone can install to completely customize the Twitter.com experience to work with Facebook.

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Smart PR People are Using SmartTags

Proactive Report

And you can SmartTag from anywhere on the Web with a bookmarklet and from any mobile device using Netvibes Mobile. Have you heard of Smart Tags? According to Wikipedia, the original use of Smart Tags was a selection-based search feature found in later versions of Microsoft Word, and beta versions of the Internet Explorer 6 web browser.

Prepare Your Website for Geolocation with WordPress

Kikolani

25 Social Bookmarking & Link Sharing Browser Bookmarklets. This is a guest post by Lorna Li , Founder & Editor in Chief of Green Marketing TV. It is the newest way to draw customers through your door, but is your business ready for geolocation? If you feel overwhelmed by people battling for mayorships or checking in to earn badges, not to worry – we will walk you through the basics of using geolocation on your website or blog and how to prepare your business for the new service!

9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools.

Jason Yormark

Sidebar bookmarklet. jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools | Subcribe via RSS 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools January 12th, 2010 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share I absolutely love it when I find incredible tools online that help enable your productivity, efficiency & marketability.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Mean Kitty

Kikolani

30 SEO bookmarklets to save you time. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, and the Mean Kitty Song. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging / Writing. 6 pillars of a successful blog. 14 lessons learned from one of the world’s highest paid copywriters. Creating an articles concept map. Google Page Rank , links, and guest blogging.

5 Tips to Boost Email Productivity

Ari Herzog

This GMail bookmarklet enables you to click the button in your browser whenever you want to send a message. Email can sink your time so it is crucial you are in control. Here are 5 sure-fire ways you can be productive with email. Create folders and filters. Every email program since the dawn of computers has allowed for folders and filters. The purpose of a folder is to store messages. The purpose of a filter is to automatically move incoming messages to a folder.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

The best part is it operates through a bookmarklet. This is a guest post by Siv Rauv. Are you feeling overwhelmed by social media? As a blogger, you have to wear several different hats, from creating good quality blog post to trying to spread the word for your blog and connecting with others. This is where social media tools can help.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet. Mrinal on Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet. Todd Sieling on Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet. judy on Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « links for 2007-12-29 | Main.

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I scan 275 RSS feeds in Google Reader and I use dozens of bookmarklets and shortcuts to help me manage it all. With "toread", a bookmarklet is added to the bookmarks toolbar and when you want to save the page, just click on the bookmarklet. Click on the bookmarklet: A copy of the HTML is sent to the readers account. Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet. Mrinal on Measure Traffic with the Google Web Site Trends Bookmarklet.

Gmail Superstars

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google Notebook Bookmarklet. Useful Google bookmarklets. An unofficial blog that watches Googles latest attempts to move your operating system online. Google Operating System. Unofficial news and tips about Google. Sunday, July 13, 2008. Gmail Superstars. One of the 13 features added to Gmail Labs in May is Superstars, an extension of Gmails starring system. Instead of using a single star to flag all the messages, you can choose between 12 icons.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Actually two tools: a button you can add to your own site to find the “tweetable” sentences on any page of copy, and a bookmarklet you can use to find tweetable copy on any web page you visit. While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Kittywood Studios

Kikolani

Some nifty SEO bookmarklets to make you more efficient – use these handy tools to save time with your SEO efforts. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing.

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

I would also suggest using little bookmarklets like the one on Feed Preview. As some of you may know, I recently launched a photography blog, Photostry. And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. I started out on sites by photo bloggers I met at a photowalk in downtown Phoenix and branched out from there with people in their comments and on their blogrolls.

Recommending others…

The Way of the Web

Yet I’ve been increasingly neglecting the same role on my blog, and although I can come up with a couple of explanations (I keep forgetting the PressThis bookmarklet, I feel obliged to write lengthy explanations/counterarguments when I share), they’re not very good ones. I’ve had a bit of a nightmare day. Having overcome some slight hiccups with work, I then ended up having to deal with some problems at home after our annual heating and boiler inspection.

Social Media Optimization 3 Steps to Tweeting with a Purpose

Convince & Convert

The ability to easily curate content using the browser bookmarklet. Social media optimization gives you the ability to not waste bullets. Every tweet and status update has a cost associated with it. Perhaps not a direct financial cost, but a real, and at times considerable labor cost. The time you spend tweeting and Facebooking and Google Plussing on behalf of yourself or your company is time you could be spending on some other form of communications or customer service.

Social Networking, Bookmarking, and Sharing

Kikolani

25 Social Bookmarking & Link Sharing Browser Bookmarklets. One of my commenters last week asked about the difference between social bookmarking and social networking sites. I think of social networking sites as ones where you can communicate directly with other members, where as social bookmarking sites are ones that you can add bookmarks to be shared with other members without as much direct communication.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

This lightweight and simple tool bookmarks a page using its bookmarklet (no bulky extensions here), and then allows full text searching of your bookmark collection, any time you like.” — TechRadar. Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Fortunately, content marketers don’t have to do it all themselves.

Supercharge your content

SocialFish

With both of these tools, when you send out a tweet using their respective bookmarklets, you send people to a big landing page with related information. has a bookmarklet, which you drag to your browser, and makes it incredibly easy to “scoop&# relevant posts that you’re reading across the web. There’s also a “Power Tweet&# bookmarklet, which adds a Twylah page link to anything you want to tweet.

Suffering From “100 Tabs Open in Browser” Syndrome? Pocket to the Rescue!

Absolute PA

Add content to your Pocket by downloading the Pocket button, installing the bookmarklet or emailing any link to your list by sending it to add@getpocket.com. We’ve all been there – that moment when you find a fab article, your new favorite website or a must-see video (bonus points if it’s the latest cat video going viral) but at that precise moment you haven’t got the time to explore it.