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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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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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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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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Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell: 10 Foundations of Success

Pam Moore

Brands can tap into the power of storytelling to inspire, connect with and serve their audiences. Brand storytelling is not about bragging about yourself all day on the latest live video streaming mobile application. Brand storytelling requires both art and science.

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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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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 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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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?

HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE MY BUSINESS POST: HOW DO I MAKE A GOOGLE POST?

Social Media with Romona

Read to stay up-to-date on the best practices of social media marketing, email marketing, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and personal branding. NEWS FLASH: If you have a Google My Business Listing, you should be posting to it regularly just like you do your Facebook Business… Read more. The post HOW TO CREATE A GOOGLE MY BUSINESS POST: HOW DO I MAKE A GOOGLE POST?

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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15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brands Get More Human.

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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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?

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+.

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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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.

5 Things Google+ Pages for Brands Are Missing

Firebelly

Google+ Pages for brands have launched; let the comparisons to Facebook brand pages begin! Many people have been boasting the potential search engine optimization advantages these Google+ Pages will have, but there are 5 important things Facebook Pages have that Google+ Pages currently do not. Contests on Facebook are one of the fastest ways to raise page awareness and boost community size. Have you set up a Google+ Page for your brand yet?

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The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Analytics

Later

Facebook analytics is an incredibly effective resource for leveling-up your social media strategy and running successful marketing campaigns. Table of Contents: Facebook Analytics: What They Are and How to Access Them. Facebook Analytics: What They Are and How to Access Them.

Facebook and the Mystery of Organic Conversions

Jon Loomer

If you want to know how many conversions were driven by an ad, Facebook is very good about helping you uncover that information. We scraped the top of this recently in a post about Facebook Lead Ads and organic distribution. Facebook Ads and Organic Distribution.

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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Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Does Google Want Brands in Your Social Circle? That’s great for marketers, but is it what Google wants? It is still possible for a company to set up a Google profile; Tad Miller offered tips on this last year.

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Top Magazines on Google+ Have Larger Fan Base But Less Engagement Than On Facebook

The Realtime Report

The buzz about Google Plus was grim as 2012 began: “ a virtual ghost town compared to Facebook ” was how the platform was described in February, as the rapid user growth following its June 2011 launch leveled off — and data revealed that those who signed up were doing little after that.

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The Nine Best Facebook Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Along with Google, Facebook is one of the giants of the Internet. According to recent research , 71% of all Internet users have a Facebook profile. 96% of B2C and and 88% of B2B companies use Facebook for marketing. Google Review Count: 790,000.

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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. Do you want your Google+ Profile to show up in search engine results?

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Optimizing Your Facebook Brand Page

Small Business Mavericks

I’ve discussed Facebook brand pages often enough that I think you know how important it is to have one, but did you know you can optimize it for search? Here are 5 ways you can optimize your Facebook brand page for search. Brand page name and title – What do you call your page? Give it a name, preferably one that coincides with your brand and/or that uses your primary keyword. That branded page name will also serve as your keyword title.

How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity SMM

In survey after survey, year after year, lead generation is a top priority for B2B brands. The competition to improve organic rankings and appear on the first page of Google is tough. B2B brands are looking to tap the increased social media penetration for generating more leads.

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Is Google Losing Focus?

Firebelly

Everyone has heard about Google+ already. It has some extremely nice features lined up and it’ll be exciting to see how it eventually stacks up against Facebook, but it’s even more interesting (to me, at least) how Google is switching its focus from a branding standpoint.

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Are Google+ Business Pages Replacing Facebook Pages?

Janet Fouts

I speak a lot about Google+ as a tool for business. In fact I’ve just written a book called “ Google+ for Business Tweet ” and I’m presenting a second Focus.com Roundtable in February. Needless to say, Google profiles are a huge resource for business.

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Google is Not Facebook (and Vice Versa)

Stay N' Alive

Google seems to be trying of late to do everything they can to be like Facebook. They've released an equivalent to Facebook's "like" button. Let's "face" it - Google is not social. It's time for Google to realize that Facebook owns your social graph.

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Google+ Page Tips for Nonprofits

SocialFish

I admit I was a bit skeptical when I got an email from a Google rep offering to help set up a Google+ page for ASHA. I mean, god knows I’ve never heard of Facebook offering to help organizations with anything, much less brand pages.

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