How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change. What does Google Instant mean for non-profit organizations?

Getty Images vs Creative Commons and Privacy: What Bloggers Need to Know

ProBlogger

Let’s review some of the most important clauses in the terms of the embed feature and we’ll do this by comparing this with another very popular image source (images under a Creative Commons license) for bloggers. Is Here’s an official statement by Craig Peters that goes into detail and helps us at understanding non-commercial use: Blogs that draw revenues from Google Ads will still be able to use the Getty Images embed player at no cost. “We

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Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. Google remembers and Facebooks privacy settings are alleged at best, so I edit myself.

[Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate Guide to Creative Commons

SocialFish

How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos by Foter. Related Posts [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits [Cool Infographic Friday] Periodic Table of Google Analytics [Cool Infographic Friday] – What can you outsource? Tip o’ the hat to Jeff Hurt for this one. Cool Infographic Friday] Dispelling the H1-B Myths [Cool Infographic Friday] 5 Reasons To Teach Your Kid To Code [Cool Infographic Friday] All you need to know about Serif and Sans. Potluck

Google Penalizes Copyright Infringers: Are You At Risk?

ProBlogger

Recently Google announced on its official blog that it will start penalizing sites that are accused of copyright infringement. The announcement may reduce the content theft around the web, since now it is clear that if a site continuously violates copyright laws, it will lose search rankings and possibly even be removed from Google’s index. This may now result in legal actions and loss of Google traffic. How can you avoid Google penalties related to copyright?

Google News Refreshed

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Google News Refreshed Written on July 4, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , video 0 Comments - Leave a comment! Since Google News launched it has only had a few updates to it.

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Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. 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. Go Rewrite As Many Titles as You Have Time For Right Now : According to Moz , “Google typically displays the first 50-60 characters of a title tag. Also, bonus points: Google Analytics.

Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News November 15th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt Please stop yawning Don’t worry.

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Google and FriendFeed Celebrate the New Year in Style

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Google and FriendFeed Celebrate the New Year in Style Written on January 1, 2010 by Justin Levy in friendfeed , fun , google , holidays 1 Comment - Leave a comment!

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Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Photo by Oriol Lladó / Creative Commons BY NC ND. 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. Go Rewrite As Many Titles as You Have Time For Right Now : According to Moz , “Google typically displays the first 50-60 characters of a title tag. Also, bonus points: Google Analytics.

Living in the Cloud and Google OS | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Living in the Cloud and Google OS Written on November 28, 2009 by Justin Levy in cloud , google , technology , video 8 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search Written on July 27, 2009 by Justin Levy in google , social media , twitter 3 Comments - Leave a comment! Do you use Google News?

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Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. Some of these may work with RSS readers from Newsgator, Bloglines and others but they are written with Google in mind.). Steve.can we use Google Gears with Google Reader?

Social Media is set for Google Wave?

Social Media Network Marketing

Saturday, July 31, 2010 Social Media is set for Google Wave? Have you tried Google Wave? It is brought by Google as the name suggests and is known for real time communication and collaboration. Hopefully Google should soon make this integration easily available.

Understanding How Google Works [Infographic]

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Understanding How Google Works [Infographic] Written on July 8, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , infographic 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

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20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Dumb Little Man

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches. For millions of people Google is an indispensable search tool that they use every day, in all facets of their lives. From work or school, research, to looking up movies and celebrities to news and gossip, Google is the go-to search engine.

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Non di solo Google.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google e Media sociali. Google e Media sociali. New Distributed 3D Virtual Environment w/ Instructional Potential: Google. Noticed a boatload of comments on Google Lively this morning (it was. Non di solo Google. Faccio qualche ricerca utilizzando Google, trovo qualche idea generale, una serie di informazioni. I contenuti di eLearning Goddess (written by Giuliana Guazzaroni) sono pubblicati sotto una Licenza Creative Commons

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Content marketing: feeling ripped off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Official Creative Commons logo. Google Alerts are a great free tool that can help. If however, the situation is not rectified, consider filing a complaint with Google which could result in the offending website being de-indexed. Headline Marketing Social Media Content marketing Google Ottawa Plagiarism WhoisYour content marketing program is taking off.

You Ruined the Internet for the Rest of Us. Thank You.

Firebelly

With the Google Panda and Google Penguin updates, content marketing just got harder for everyone else. What this means is that companies and individuals who were doing it the right way all along were able to fill the vacuum left by the Google Panda victims being flushed down the crapper where it belonged. Photo credit: ajc1 (Flickr, Creative Commons). Blog Blogging Content Marketing content marketing Google Panda Google Penguin

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. 'two face' courtesy of Broderick on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

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Inside Larry & Sergey's Brain [Book Review]

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Inside Larry & Sergey’s Brain [Book Review] Written on June 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , google , reviews , video 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

Shhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license. BTW…I also use nearly this same methodology to back up my tweets to a Google Drive spreadsheet and post my tweets to Google+ (which is a little more complicated). Facebook Featured Google+ LinkedIn Social Media Twitter content IFTTT social media social networking tips tweetsRecently, Twitter has been behaving pretty anti-socially with their data.

24+ Sites to Find Free Images You Would Actually Use for Your Marketing

Buffer Social

But you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution, or even create your own image from scratch. What is Creative Commons? Google Advanced Image Search. Here at Buffer, we think a lot about visual content.

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Twitter posts come on Google Buzz after 8 hrs.

Social Media Network Marketing

Friday, February 12, 2010 Twitter posts come on Google Buzz after 8 hrs. Twitter posts come on Google Buzz after 8 hrs. Social Media is set for Google Wave? Have you tried Google Wave? It is brought by Google as the name suggests and is known for real time c.

SEO Isn’t Dead. The New SEO

Firebelly

People who are aware of what’s going on with Google, but aren’t mired in the details of SEO every day may have heard the oft-used-but-incorrect phrase, “SEO is dead.” But Google realized people were cheating the system, writing nonsensical garbled posts stuffed with keywords, and creating crappy websites that were filled with hundreds and thousands of backlinks that pointed back to their (or their clients’) pages.

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Could Google Wave Be One Of The Many Social Media Networking Sites

Social Media Network Marketing

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Could Google Wave Be One Of The Many Social Media Networking Sites These days there are numerous Social Media sites taking place on the internet. Lets look at Google Wave. Could Google Wave Be One Of The Many Social Media Networking Sites?

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How to Find Images for Your Blog That Won?t Get You Sued

ProBlogger

But when it comes to your regular blog posts, your first instinct might be to head to Google and search for whatever you need: “happy people”, “woman writing”, “fresh salad”, etc. But looking for images through Google can be a huge and very expensive mistake.

Sharing Content in Another Stream

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Sharing Content in Another Stream Written on January 21, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , social media , twitter 21 Comments - Leave a comment!

Ready Yourself Now for a Mobile Only Future

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Alejandro Escamilla via Unsplash, Creative Commons CC0. Amanda DiSilvestro gives small business and entrepreneurs SEO advice ranging from keyword research to recovering from Google Algorithm updates and changes. Guest Post by Amanda DiSilvestro. How do you communicate with customers or potential customers? We all know how we used to communicate—phone, direct mail, in person.

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Can I Use This Photo on Social Media? Understanding Image Copyright

Hootsuite

Common contexts for fair use include criticism, news reporting, teaching, or research. Is the copyrighted work highly creative, or more fact-based? What is Creative Commons? Creative commons is a set of licenses that turn “all rights reserved” copyrights into “some rights reserved.” In Creative Commons, this is often listed as CC0 1.0 Google Advanced Image Search. Creative Commons search portal.

50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes. I have been publishing my social media cartoons and comics for a while now and I often get emails or tweets asking whether someone can use one of my comics in their book or presentation.

12 of the Best Guides and Sources for Free Stock Images

Webbiquity SMM

Finding free, high-quality images for commercial use can be a pain, but in this post Giancarlo Massaro has “done the dirty work for you and compiled this resource of 20 different sites so you can get free stock images that fall under the Creative Commons Zero license or similar; meaning you can copy, modify, and use any photo you find, even for commercial purposes, without having to ask permission or provide attribution.”

Inbound Marketing – Video Book Review

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Inbound Marketing – Video Book Review Written on November 3, 2009 by Justin Levy in books , google , hubspot , inbound marketing , reviews , social media , video 14 Comments - Leave a comment!

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15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

While Google Analytics or other analytics tools can easily take care of the second part, we’ll help you with the first one. One of the most commonly used metrics to measure the success of any content marketing campaign is the number of unique visitors who view the content in a given timeframe.

Social Media: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Myrland Marketing

I prefer Facebook (or Twitter, or LinkedIn, or Google+) because my friends are there. If it’s Google+, we have our Circles and Communities that welcome us. We need to read a few updates from others on Google+. We need to Circle other commenters on our prospects’ updates on Google+. We need to join Communities in our areas of expertise on Google+. Photo Credit to Wikipedia under a Creative Commons License. FIND AND BE FOUND.

Three Most Important Content Marketing Lessons of 2012

Firebelly

We’ve had our tried-and-true algorithms and techniques busted by Google, we’ve had new algorithms and measurements introduced, which actually sent some search engine optimization professionals out of business. Google isn’t letting us get away with putting out schlocky content and cramming it full of keywords to trick the search engine spiders. In short, the better you behave in Google’s eyes, the better your content will perform.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

You published 30 articles this year, but none of them have gone viral , you still only have 250 followers on Twitter (none of whom retweet you), and your Google page rank still sits at a 2. To add insult to injury, your Google analytics show that you get about 25 visitors to your blog every day, and you’re pretty sure that you, your family, and the GoogleBot account for about half of those. Photo courtesy of functoruser on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Ace Social Listening in 2019

Waxing UnLyrical

Google Alerts is free and easy to set up as shown below: You should also listen for competitors and top performing keywords or hashtags in your industry. You can also try common misspellings and abbreviations of business names. Image via Pixabay , Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Amos Onwukwe. Big business bureaucracy stifles B2C communication. Small businesses on the other hand, are like the local government, they’re closer to consumers.

10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

Waxing UnLyrical

Any content marketing that will live online must be optimized with one main keyword to satisfy the search engine gods (aka, Google). Image: Twenty20 via Pexels, Creative Commons CC0. Guest Post by Monika Jansen. There’s a lot of noise out there.

How Do You Build A Brand? Start by Asking What Drives Human Behavior

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Bess-Hamiti via Pixabay, Creative Commons License CC0. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post How Do You Build A Brand? Guest Post by Simon Erskine Locke.

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Without Building Relationships, This Is All A Waste.

Myrland Marketing

Even easier than both of those is the always-kind RT, or ReTweet, on Twitter, or Share on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Google+, just to name a few. Building Blocks Photo credit: Holger Zscheyge on Flickr, Creative Commons License. Social Media Uncategorized Business Facebook Fear Google+ Intimidating Introvert Know Like LinkedIn Marketing Professional Services Relationships ReTweet RT Share Trust Twitter YouTube BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, NOT THINGS.

Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

SocMed Sean

"Spring" via promanex on Flickr under creative commons license. Use Google’s Webmaster tools to ensure that there aren’t any 404s occurring – If you aren’t familiar with Google’s Webmaster tools , now is the time to get familiar. The data provided to you by Google can be a goldmine in finding and fixing 404 errors. Google will actually penalize your page if your images don’t have Alt tags.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Peer Pressure Can Be Multiplied Through the Social Media

SocMed Sean

In effect, peer pressure Photo used via Creative Commons license often gets the best of people. Blogs Facebook Google+ LinkedIn People Pinterest Social Media Twitter YouTube social media social networkingToday’s guest blog post comes from Mary Tyler, who writes about parenting, social media & addiction at [link]. If you find this post interesting, be sure to also check out the article on whether teens prefer social media to real life.