Google is refreshing mobile search

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google is launching a visual refresh of the mobile search results page designed to increase transparency on the world’s favourite search engine. Google will be adding more action buttons (buy a ticket, listen to a podcast) and previews to search results cards soon.

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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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Google Provides Official End Date for Google+

Social Media Today

Google has outlined the official timeline for the closure of Google+, giving users time to download any content they might want to keep

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Google Adds More Social-Like Options to Google My Business Listings

Social Media Today

Google has announced a new set of features for Google My Business profiles, which will provide additional opportunities for business listings across Google's offerings

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Google+ for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

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.

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Google Publishes New Guide on Linking Google Ads and Google Analytics

Social Media Today

Google has released a new guide which outlines the benefits of linking your Google Ads and Google Analytics info to improve your ad targeting

#ThursdayThoughts with Google selfie searches

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google introduces celebrity selfie searches. Marketing Google selfieNow when searching for news about Will Ferrell, or any of a couple of dozen other celebrities, you’ll find a short video clip of him answering frequently asked questions.

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Google Will Live Stream its Upcoming Google Marketing Live Event

Social Media Today

Google has announced that for the first time it will live-stream its upcoming Google Marketing Live event, offering a range of new insights and tips

Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic]

Mindjumpers

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. Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War?

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Google Keep will get you organized

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google Keep is a nifty little free app that can help lift a content marketing effort to the next level. Google Keep Screenshot (Photo credit: Schockwellenreiter). Being Google, its search function is excellent too. Being Google, Keep is available for Android.

Improvements to Google+

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google recently announced improvements to Google+ Hangouts and photos. For the first time Google+ Hangouts, which I use quite a lot, support both location sharing and SMS. Google can now recognize more than a thousand different objects, which means tagging and search become a lot easier. Google says that is has more than 540 million active users and that 1.5 The Google+ social network is still experience strong and fast growth. Google Hangouts 2.0

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Top Five: Google Analytics introduces new ‘Audiences’ report

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Google Analytics introduces new 'Audiences' report. Google Analytics Introduces New 'Audiences' Report. Google is rolling out a new report in Analytics which analyzes a website’s custom audiences. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes .

Google Announces New Shopping Ads on Google Images

Social Media Today

Google is launching some new ad options to help brands reach users who are searching via Google Images

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Google+ Is Officially Done

The Social Media Hat

Google has officially announced the end of Google+, and the end of an era. Read more

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Avoiding Google Penalties

The Realtime Report

Avoiding Google Penalties. While one will find numerous SEO experts in their circle, making sure that the website is keeping up with everything that does not get flagged by Google is not everyone’s cup of tea. Even Google Has No Tolerance For Plagiarism.

Google Brings Search Results to Life with New 3D/AR Examples

Social Media Today

Google is integrating new 3D/AR visualizations into selected search results, providing a new perspective for users

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. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

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Google Adds New 'Offers' Section to Google Business Profiles

Social Media Today

Google is adding a new option to Google My Business listings which will enable brands to showcase offers within search results

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Google’s new privacy policy

Sherrilynne Starkie

Most Gmail users will have received at least one message from Google this week (I received ten) explaining the company’s new privacy policy. But this unified approach seems inevitable considering Google ubiquity across the Web. How Google Instant paid off.

[ANSWERED] How Long Does It Take For My Blog Posts To Rank In Google?

SocMed Sean

Before my fellow SEO/SEM pros get mad at me, when I talk about ranking in Google, it’s a generic catch-all for ranking for all search engines. Recently, ahrefs did a study that involved analyzing pedabytes of Google search ranking data to answer this very question.

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7 Google Search Shortcuts You Need to Know

Social Media Today

Seven time-saving Google search shortcuts

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5 Google Alerts Alternatives You Need to Explore

Social Media Today

While Google Alerts is a helpful tool, there are areas in which it falls down when tracking brand and keyword mentions. These tools will help you pick up the slack

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Facebook vs. Google [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet For a long time, Google and Facebook have been battling for being the most visited websites. While Facebook has been dominating the social web, Google has been dominating pretty much everything else. On Alexa.com , however, Google still ranks as the most visited site.

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Google Plus versus Facebook? Really…

Direct Marketing Observations

Facebook google social media G It’s hard to actually write that in the title. Is it possible that G+ could actually compete with Facebook? Check out this infographic from Social Annex , what do you think?

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Google Confirms Disappointing Google Photos Feature Cancellation

Forbes Social Media

Google confirms the removal of one of my most-used Google Photos features

A Small Business Guide to Google My Business [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Are you using Google My Business to help promote your company? You should be - here are some key tips

Google Adds New 'Follow' Feature for Businesses in Google Maps

Social Media Today

Google has added a new option which enables users to follow businesses on Google Maps and get updates for coming events

Top five: Google Chrome to detect fake news with new AI extension

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook, Google, CES, BBC all make this week's list of top social media must-knows. Facebook’s answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home. Rumours have it that Facebook will launch its answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home at the annualy F8 Conference in May.

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12 Advanced Google Tricks

SocialFish

Came across this awesome article by Larry Kim. One to bookmark! Implementation Industry Insider

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Google Announces Expansion of Voice Assistant Options

Social Media Today

Google's expanding its voice search tools to cater to more usage behaviors and needs

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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 332. Google Review Count: 319. A productivity extension for Google Chrome that helps you stay focused on work by restricting the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites. Google Review Count: 245. Google Review Count: 230.

Google Accidentally Reveals Disappointing Google Photos Feature Cancellation

Forbes Social Media

Google looks likely to remove one of my most-used Google Photos features

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

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.

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Google Expedites Shut Down of Google+ After Discovery of API Bug

Social Media Today

Google has announced that it will shut down Google+ earlier than expected after the discovery of a new bug

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Is Google+ Really Growing? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

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. Similar Posts: Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic].

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Google Translate Based Tools

Idaconcpts

Probably the most beloved and frequently used auto-translate service on the web right now is Google Translate. Given the dominance of Google in general, it wasn’t a huge surprise when it overshot the popularity of Babelfish and became the number one source for translations.

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Google Announces New 3D Ad Creation Tools and New Live and AR Ad Options for YouTube

Social Media Today

Google has announced a range of new ad options, including advanced 3D ad display tools, along with some new options for YouTube promotions

Google+ : A Quick Snapshot

Mindjumpers

It’s a social networking web of ideas and elements that’s set to change the way we work with Google. Personally, I feel it is a quite intelligent move if Google wants to expand commercially (for businesses), in line with Facebook’s move. Google’s +1 Button vs. Facebook’s Like Button.

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Google Adds New Options to Manage Your Search Presence to its Google My Business App

Social Media Today

Google has announced a range of new updates for its Google My Business app, aimed at making it easier to manage what users find via search

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Google Outlines the Evolution of Google Lens, and the Future of Visual Search

Social Media Today

Google has outlined the development of its Lens visual search tool, reiterating the rise of visual search

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Saying Goodbye to Google+

Oktopost

Following the shutdown of Google+, we will be removing the option to connect new Google+ pages and publish content to Google+. Previously scheduled content will be published on Google+ as planned until March 9, 2019. Inside Oktopost Social Media Management

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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Boost your business with Google Plus Page ??? How Create Google+ Profile and Page

Social Media Marketing

Google Plus is a social networking site design and developed by Google Inc. Google+ is a similar social media site like Face book, Linkedin and Stumble Upon where user can share anything that he/she like. Google+ is the second largest social media site after Facebook.

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