Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic]
AUGUST 15, 2011
Tweet Singlegain has compiled this infographic that compares Facebook with Google+. From the very beginning of its launch, there has been much debate whether Google+ will be an actual threat to Facebook’s dominance on the social media scene. Similar Posts: A World Without Facebook [infographic]. Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? That’s impressive.
When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
MARCH 8, 2014
Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. HootSuite’s functionality enables you to automatically schedule your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn updates based on your followers’ engagement patterns. Facebook. Google+. Social media is always on. Social media timing tools.
Facebook vs Google Infographic
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Share this on Facebook. Post on Google Buzz. Google vs Facebook facebook versus google facebook vs google google facebook infographic google versus facebook google vs facebookContinue reading for an insightful infographic from digitalsurgeons. Click for larger image.). Email this to a friend?
Google+ for Your Business
JANUARY 27, 2014
I am following up with an in-depth look at Google+. Google+ has an estimated 300 million active users - far from the ghost town people believe it to be. Statistics also show that Google+ is the second most actively used social platform boasting users in over 31 markets. Remember that Google+ IS Google! Google+ activity directly affects SEO. Use it.
Differences Between Facebook and Google+
MAY 30, 2012
Google+ provides easier access to options for sharing information than Facebook does. Google+ Circles allows its users to select which of their friends they want to share certain things (such as a photo or post) with, while not allowing the others to see them. Meanwhile, Facebook does not offer an easy to use option to select specific friends to share each individual item with.
The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools
JUNE 21, 2016
Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do. As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools.
Beware the Google+ Experts
JULY 18, 2011
The “experts are taking advantage of people who feel like they’re going to be left behind if they don’t figure out Google+. As of this writing, it has been 24 days since Google+ launched. If that’s the case, I want their jobs because that means they’ve spent 11 hours, every day, for the past three weeks using Google+. Pay attention to Google+.
Google+ Tips and Tricks
JULY 5, 2011
Are Google+ Business Pages Replacing Facebook Pages?
JANUARY 19, 2012
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. Google+ is a social network with huge potential for businesses, but it’s best value is as an individual user, not a business page. Here’s the thing. No way.
Facebook ads vs Google Ads [INFOGRAPHIC]
JANUARY 3, 2013
Check out this infographic from WordStream who did a ton of research to test out the comparison between Facebook ads and Google ads. Google. As always, click on the image to enlarge. The winner? Potluck
Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 9, 2014
Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet? After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services. By giving every plus profile a page rank, Google makes it easier for everyone to show up online in the search engine.
Why people don’t get Google+
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
Google+ is a great social network. Google+ is worth the effort. I like to say Google+ combines the best of Twitter and Facebook on one network. With Google+ you can toss off a quick comment on a link you’ve shared and find thoughtful commentary building on it for days, in a threaded format just like Facebook and popular forums. Here’s the thing.
Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits
SEPTEMBER 7, 2013
Google Plus offers business opportunities available nowhere else. The social network run by Google — the gateway to your business — is a game-changer. It ties together several Google products and delivers many rewards for brands. Vic Gundotra, the head of Google+, has said , “It’s really the unification of all of Google’s services, with a common social layer.”
Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Facebook announced that it is teaming up with Google and Pacific Light Data Communication to build a state-of-the-art subsea cable under the Pacific Ocean. Facebook announced in May that it teamed up with Microsoft and Telxius Cable on MAREA , a similar project beneath the Atlantic Ocean, with completion expected in October 2017. As the number of people using Facebook applications and services continues to grow in the region, PLCN will help further connect Asia and our data centers in the U.S. Most Pacific subsea cables go from the U.S.
Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]
JULY 11, 2011
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. But Google+ is yet to launch its brand pages and APIs. Facebook Launches ”Send Button”.
Facebook Ads vs. Google AdWords: Which Is Better for Your Business?
AUGUST 18, 2016
Facebook’s numerous changes to its algorithm have many marketers scratching their heads. Facebook’s stated goal is to please users by showing them what they most want to see. In a June Newsroom post , engineer Lars Backstrom made it pretty clear that Facebook is aware the changes will disrupt businesses. Do Facebook’s changes make Google AdWords a more viable advertising spend? Facebook wins this one. Few people are on Facebook searching for products, so this point goes to Google. Local business: Again, advantage Google.
Instagram, LinkedIn, and Google+ News
APRIL 12, 2012
On Monday, Facebook bought Instagram for $1B. And yesterday, Google+ launched a new design that looks scarily similar to Facebook. Facebook Buys Instagram. Facebook says they’re going to let Instagram continue running independently. And, unlike the CEO of Groupon , the Facebook founder seems to know what he’s doing. Google+ Design.
Is Google+ Really Growing? [infographic]
AUGUST 22, 2011
Tweet Google+ has registered the fastest user growth when compared to its social networking counterparts. As Google continued to roll out their “by invitation only” beta, users lined up around the block. But when the network revamped its G+ invite system, giving each person 150 invites, we expected an exponential increase in activity on Google+. It’s a snapshot in time!
Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More
JUNE 21, 2014
The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Here’s what they found: Facebook. Facebook users like photos. Google+. Want to get the most out of your social media marketing activities? The world of social media is ever-changing. Twitter.
How Google+ Could Affect SEO
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Google HQ is constantly looking for ways to improve the quality of searches. The introduction of Google+ is an interesting attempt in bringing user-generated content through social media closer to the Google search engine. Here is a discussion of how Google+ could affect SEO. Through circles, Google+ could measure the reputation of users. Comments within Google+.
Five Easy Ways to Use Google+
JULY 25, 2012
Last summer, when Google+ launched in beta to the uber-geeky technology crowd, the industry was all a flutter. Was this an answer to Facebook? Was Google to be more kind with our private information? And, because it’s a Google product, the search engine giant ranks content higher if it’s promoted through the platform than that on any other social network. Not really.
Six Tips for Using Google+ Now
AUGUST 1, 2011
Well, much to my chagrin, I just saw that PRNews is offering Google+ training for $329. The first thing you want to do is create a Google profile, if you don’t already have one. Go to Google Profiles , sign into your Gmail account, and click on the edit profile button. Google+ is set up with what they call Circles. The stream is a lot like the Facebook stream.
24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
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. 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.
Google Places, Google+ Local, And You
Small Business Mavericks
JUNE 13, 2012
Google, in particular, is well known for changing things. Well, one of the things that has changed about Google in the last year is a strong emphasis on a social media service called Google+. Or Google Plus. In the first month of its existence Google+ became the fastest growing social media website ever. Not many people really wanted to leave Facebook and most people who didn’t own a website or weren’t into following the latest tech advances didn’t see the value. How Google Places Became Google Local. A lot.
Google News Tip for Google+ Embedded Posts
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
A quick tip for news publishers on using Google+ embedded posts. When embedding a Google+ post in a news article, be sure to include enough original editorial text to meet the 80 word minimum for Google News indexation. The same goes for Facebook Embedded Posts , Embedded Tweets and any other form of embedded multimedia. Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?
What Could Kill Google and Facebook
JULY 18, 2012
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 ). Granted, even with its never-ending UI changes, Facebook is easy enough to use even for technophobic grandmas. Google. You can’t even find anyone working in the place. Twice. Twitter.
How Indian Politicians are Using Google+ Hangouts
APRIL 19, 2013
But Google has completely changed the way we “hang out” with our near and dear ones. With the advent of Google+ (G+) multi-party video chats or Hangouts, not only can we now hang out with our friends and family, but, if we like, with the Prime Minister, Finance Minister, or the President of the country. Image: SatishAcharya via Google, CC 3.0.
135 Million Users Are Active in Google+ Stream
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 11, 2012
“Today Google+ is the fastest-growing network thingy ever” wrote Google Senior Vice President Vic Gundotra in a blog post late last week. The blog post also announced new features for Google+, showing a continued effort to make the social network more appealing to users. Social Media Statistics Google Google Plus social networking statistics
Creating Google Plus Business Pages
NOVEMBER 7, 2011
Everybody’s been arguing over the value of Google Plus lately. Well, Google just changed the conversation in a big way and just in time. The announcement of Google pages for business came just in time to turn the whole argument on it’s head. Because this is clearly a direct assault on Facebook pages. Select one and you are now using Google plus as your page.
PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.
JUNE 9, 2013
No, this isn’t another one of those anti-Google+ posts and no…it isn’t one of those reverse psychology attempts to actually trick you into visiting my Google+ page. In fact, I really don’t want you to visit my Google+ page and I have a good reason for it. We can all lie with charts and graphs and corporations like Google excel at it. Cheers!
How to Sync Facebook Events to Google Calendar
The Social Media Incubator
AUGUST 27, 2012
Facebook is a word that is recognized all over the world. Keeping track of your schedule is a constant struggle for most people and adding Facebook events into the mix is just another calendar for you to keep track of. Step 1: Login into your Facebook account, go to Home and click on “Events” on the right side. You can add your friends birthdays or upcoming events.
Is Google+ About To Make Facebook Frown?
JANUARY 17, 2012
It's time to pay attention to Google+. Back in July, I Blogged about Google 's foray into online social networking, Google+ (more here: Co-dependency In The Age of Facebook ). At the time, the majority of the discourse surrounding Google+ was about whether or not it would be able to compete in a Facebook world. Google+ for business. facebook.
5 Top Social Media Professionals on Google+
MAY 30, 2012
There’s been a lot of noise about Google+. Personally I’ve got a love/hate relationship with Google+. I’ve noted before that the Google+ Business pages may not be for all brands, some have built their Google+ pages and done quite well, but maybe not well enough to ax that Facebook page just yet. Here’s what they said: Google+.
Some Google Changes and Google Plus Tips
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
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. I didn’t get the same results, but Facebook did not rank high for either. This is true.
18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement. So what are the best practices for posting and sharing content on Google+? What are the best tools for analyzing Google+ activity and results? ” Google+ and SEO.
Google+ Page Tips for Nonprofits
FEBRUARY 15, 2012
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. Also, I am still kind of lukewarm on Google+ overall. He shared this handy guide, 10 ways to build your community on Google+.
10 Things to Consider As You Move to Google+
JULY 5, 2011
Something interesting is happening with Google+. We’re all freaking out because we can’t import our Facebook and Twitter friends (you can export Facebook friends into Gmail now, if you’re patient and have a tiny bit of tech savvy). Yes, you need to have Twitter and Facebook and (now) Google+. Or for an emergency such as Twitter or Facebook dying.
Do You Use Google +?
JUNE 21, 2013
Oh Google+. Google+ is the social network brought to you by arguably the biggest Internet conglomerate of all time. When this brainchild of the Google brand was announced, many people thought it would be so successful that it could edge Facebook out of the social media market. Google will be integrating photo editing capabilities right into the Google+ platform.
Facebook's Need for Consistency in the Competition With Google
Stay N' Alive
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
When people such as Google and Twitter mention their inability to integrate with Facebook, I traditionally shake my head. Knowing people at all three companies, and being fairly close to Facebook, it's just not the Facebook I know. However, lately after the publication of my book, Google+ For Dummies , I'm starting to understand the confusion. So what?
Breaking Up Google
JANUARY 27, 2014
It may be time to break Google up. At a minimum, the Justice Department should consider taking up antitrust action against Google again. Google takes these actions to drive revenue for its advertising products. Contextual and creepy at the same time, Google uses all of the data collected from products to serve the ad beast, which in turn suggests products from paying partners.