Top Five: Google is shuttering G+

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top stories this week include Facebook’s crackdown, Google’s continuing investment in quality news, another new Instagram feature, the final throes of Google’s G+ and how all emoji are being treated equal on Twitter. Google is shuttering G+.

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Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing importance of reviews, not just for consumer brands but B2B offerings as well—plus backlinks, microinfluencers, and social media conversations—it’s vital to track online brand mentions. Free Brand Monitoring Tools. Social Media Brand Monitoring Tools.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. Your brand is what you say, do and think.

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Google Doodle: Effective Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

Tweet Most of us see it every day: The Google Doodle. Google uses their identifiable logo to honour special occasions around the world to the amusement for all those who uses the search engine every day. Google also organises annual Doodle 4 Google contests, targeted at school children.

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Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Insights using these 5 Strategies

Pam Moore

Humanizing your brand enables you to build a relationship built on trust, authority and human connection that can be felt in the heart. Ensure your audience and potential customer remembers your brand when it comes time to make a purchase decision?

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10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook. Except the big guy is Facebook.

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Is Personal Branding Required for Business? How to Ignite the YOU Factor – Free Webinar

Pam Moore

Do you need to worry about your personal brand as a working professional? Or is a personal brand only for those “online gurus” trying to get rich and famous? The truth is this… You have a brand regardless if you plan it or not. Your brand is made of perceptions.

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Facebook Messenger 101: Get Started Guide for Business [download now]

Pam Moore

Are you ready to gain an unfair competitive advantage on Facebook? If you answer yes to these questions then you need to understand the power of Facebook Messenger for business and how it can easily help you serve your customers, even while you sleep. What is Facebook Messenger?

Top Five: Major Google Ad overhaul and more

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Major Ad overhaul at Google. This week's top 5 social media must-know news including Google Ads, Instagram AI, Twitter Media, Facebook Kids and Voice Search. Google shelves Adwords. Introduces Google Ads. Facebook Kids comes to Canada. REPORT.

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Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Searching the web, I found this interesting infographic by Technobombs.com , which gives a feature by feature comparison of Google+ and Facebook. When Google launched its +1 Button two months backs, there were instant comparisons to Facebook’s Like Button.

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Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

Social Profit Factor is a robust social media, branding, content and digital marketing training academy that provides small business owners, entrepreneurs and marketing leaders the compass and map to master social media for business success.

What Would a New Facebook ’Want’ Button Mean for Brands?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Facebook might be in the process of testing a Want button to go along side its existing Like button according to InsideFacebook. But what would an addition to Facebook’s button arsenal in the form of a Want button actually mean for companies and brands?

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Google Analytics: Your Free Goldmine to More Leads, Sales and Human Connections

Pam Moore

What if I told you that right now at this very moment you are already you're sitting on a gold mine of free data and analytics to help you generate more brand awareness, leads and sales by connecting with your ideal customers in a human way?

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. Facebook. One of the biggest complaints about Facebook is of course its constantly changing interface , and its convoluted privacy settings have also repeatedly come under fire (as have changes to its privacy settings ). Google.

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The Performance of 100 Icon Brands on Facebook [report]

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

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7 Content Distribution Ideas to Proliferate Your Brand’s Reach

yMarketingMatters

Google loves good content, your visitors and followers love good content. Content marketing is the way to proliferate your content and your brand’s reach. The post 7 Content Distribution Ideas to Proliferate Your Brand’s Reach appeared first on YMarketingMatters.

Who Are You? The What, Why and How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Welcome to the digital age of marketing where you are the brand. You can run and hide but you can't escape the need to build your personal brand. We will start with a Google, Facebook or Twitter search. You don't build your personal brand in minutes or hours.

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Top Five: Google and women led businesses

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Google and women led businesses. This week's must-know social media news includes stories about Google, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Facebook tops YouTube for branded video. Google now lets the world know that. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie.

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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? It’s certainly gaining traction, with over 500 million users now on board, already half of Facebook’s total. So what makes Google+ special?

Picking The Right Social Platform For Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Picking the right social platform is important in order to build the strongest possible social presence for your brand. Facebook and Twitter tend to be the first choice for most brands. Facebook is the first choice for most brands. Google+.

Blogging for Business: 10 Proven Strategies that Work for Any Size Business

Pam Moore

Blogging and content marketing is an incredible and proven way to build your business and your brand authority. As tempting as it may be, building your business on rented land such as Facebook is quite risky. Need help taking your brand to the next level?

Top tips for bloggers and brands

Sherrilynne Starkie

Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. Write only about brands that you care about and believe in. 1…writing about brands the blogger believes in.

The State of Brands on Facebook [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Mashable has compiled a nice infographic as part of their Facebook Marketing blog series. It gives you a nice overview of how Facebook has developed as a marketing platform over the years. brands. – The average age of a brand Liker is 31.

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Social Networking Stats: Complaints Total One-Fifth of Brand Interactions on Facebook, Twitter

The Realtime Report

Facebook: 1.23 via Facebook. Google Plus: 343 million monthly active users. via Facebook. Complaints Total One-Fifth of Facebook, Twitter Brand Interactions. Here’s the good news: around 50% of user interactions with brands on each site was positive.

Weekly Roundup: Personal Branding

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on personal branding. Why Personal Branding? Why: People who build their personal brand build stronger networks and are presented with a greater number of business opportunities. Good morning!

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Google+ is Walking Dead, Facebook’s Audience Network Arrives, Foursquare Splits & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Foursquare , Google Plus , mobile marketing , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing Tags: Facebook , Facebook anonymity , Facebook Audience Network , foursquare , Foursquare Swarm , google plus , Guided Search , Pinterest , youtube , YouTube intro videos Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

Is Facebook Engaging for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

A quick Google search can reveal various options for how to improve your social media posts. There are tons of opinions, articles and expert advice on which brands do it best and which don’t. The post Is Facebook Engaging for Your Brand?

Brands That Use Facebook 360 Photos

Unmetric

This comes hot on the heels of 360 videos which were announced at the start of this year and have proven to be very popular with brands. 360 video and photos are a fast growing trend, particularly for brands. It charts the rise in mentions of the word 360 by brands on Facebook.

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How to Tell Your Brand Story on Facebook

Rebekah Radice

So how can you tell your brand story through the power of Facebook? In my latest episode of the Brand Authority Podcast , I share how you can craft a compelling narrative in a clear, compelling, and genuine way. Subscribe to Brand Authority Podcast in iTunes.

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03/14/2014: Social Media Snapshot | New Looks for Facebook, Google, Instagram & More

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Google Plus , How To , Instagram , Social Media Marketing Tags: Facebook , Google , Google Search , Instagram , social media , Social Media Snapshot A Makeover Frenzy: Facebook, Google+, Instagram Get New Looks Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

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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. The benefits of a Google+ presence.

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You star in this Google ad

Sherrilynne Starkie

You might be unwittingly embarking on one right now thanks to Google. The change automatically affects Google+ users who are over 18 years of age, although users can opt out. There is a lot of value to be had from these trusted recommendations, and not just for brands and advertisers.

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Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t need to address your entire customer database or Facebook fans at once. From a brand perspective you want to be relatable as well as recognizable to the receivers. At Mindjumpers we have been producing branded content on a daily basis since our early days.

How Brands Use Pinterest

Mindjumpers

More and more brands has also starting to tap into this platform. In fact, Pinterest drives more traffic to websites and blogs than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. Unlike Facebook, Pinterest is first and foremost about content and social interactions secondly.

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Some Google Changes and Google Plus Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

I have read a few “How to use Google Plus for Business” posts and presentations. They all focus on search results and the power of Google. While I do not have a Facebook Page, my Google Plus result comes up third in search: I did a test for Chobani and Pepsi.

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What ‘Search Plus Your World’ Means for your Google Ranking

Mindjumpers

In this post, I will talk about how you can maintain your site’s traffic by understanding the ways in which social media will influence your business’s rank in Google’s search engine. Google brand pages are already public. Will you be signing your brand up?

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Content Marketing That Wins: Making Brands, Readers AND Google Happy

Social Media Strategery

Scott Smith , Nick Papagiannis and I had the opportunity to kick off Social Media Week Chicago with a presentation titled “Content Marketing That Wins: Making Brands, Readers, AND Google Happy ” to a packed house at Morningstar in Chicago.

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A Free & Easy Way To Improve Your Brand’s Social Media Visibility In Google Search Results

Firebelly

We’re frequently asked “How do we get links to our social media accounts to appear in that box about our brand in the Google search results like so-and-so?” That “box about our brand” is the Google Knowledge Panel. Google+.

The Value of Facebook Pixel Events

Jon Loomer

A few days ago, I wrote about Facebook’s new Event Setup Tool that simplifies adding pixel events to your website. This is a huge development because Facebook pixel events aren’t fully utilized by marketers as they should be. Facebook Analytics. Facebook Attribution.

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. I’ll be addressing those features and how to get started using Google+ in the next few posts.

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