#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+ 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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8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. When someone wants a tool to analyze the traffic coming to their website, nothing comes close to Google Analytics (GA). The best part is that it’s very easy to setup campaigns via Google’s URL Builder tool.

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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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 .

[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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12 Advanced Google Tricks

SocialFish

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

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Google’s Content Rules

Proactive Report

And since Google dominates the search market, it pays to develop content that meets Google’s quality guidelines and ranking rules. Google’s Aims. The Google Algorithm. Google is all about earned links. Google looks for third-party endorsement.

Google Provides New Options in Google Trends, Boosting Utility

Social Media Today

Google has added some new features into Google Trends, making it an even better data resource

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 Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

» Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics There have been several significant improvements made to Google’s Webmaster Tools over this past week. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Infographic on Amazing Google Facts

Idaconcpts

If you saw The Internship starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, you would have learned a couple of amazing facts about Google. There are tons of more amazing facts about Google. For example, did you know that you can set up your Google homepage in Latin and Klingon?

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Google Launches New Agencies Dashboard to Help Manage Google My Business Listings

Social Media Today

Google has launched a new tool which will help agencies better manage Google My Business listings for their clients

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Google Places, Google+ Local, And You

Small Business Mavericks

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. How Google Places Became Google Local. Well, the Google Local part does. So Google Local is a good name. Why You Should Use Google+.

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Google Rolls Out New Explore Options in Google Maps to All Users

Social Media Today

Google is rolling out is new Explore features for Google Maps, which will help users find relevant restaurant based on their interests

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Google+ Tips and Tricks

Janet Fouts

This post is meant to be a getting started guide for those of us who got an invite and are now wondering how to use Google+. If you’re looking for an overview of Google+ check out Part 1 of this post: Google+ and World Domination. Start with your Google Profile.

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Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits

Pamorama

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. Google Plus and social signals.

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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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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 Adds Cross Device Measurement Tools to Google Analytics

Social Media Today

Google is adding some new tools to Google Analytics to help businesses better evaluate the full customer path to purchase

Do You Use Google +?

Unspoken

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.

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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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OK Google: How to Optimize Your Business for Google Voice

Social Media Today

From Alexa to Siri, and everyone in between, here's a look at the rising power of voice search in today's digital and mobile-dominant world

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Google Adds New Way to Track Google Images Traffic in Analytics

Social Media Today

Google will provide more transparency on Google Images traffic as part of a new update

4 Google Apps for Android

Idaconcpts

Google has taken over a large swath of the World Wide Web. From securing their indelible place as the dominant web search engine, Google is positioned to become just plain dominant. But you can make Google’s xenophobia work in your favor by jumping on the bandwagon. Google Drive.

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Facebook vs Google Infographic

Idaconcpts

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.).

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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. Google now lets the world know that. The post Top Five: Google and women led businesses appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Differences Between Facebook and Google+

Idaconcpts

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. Image Credit: Fortune.

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Top Five Social Media Must Knows: The new Google News

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five Social Media Must Knows: The new Google News. This week's top 5 social media must-knows include Hootsuite and Pinterest, Google News and AI, New Buttons for Instagram, Facebook user loyalty and new features from WhatsApp. The new Google News: AI meets human intelligence. Google is rolling out an all new Google News, which uses the best of artificial intelligence to find the best of human intelligence—the great reporting done by journalists around the globe.

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Why people don’t get Google+

Janet Fouts

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. But nobody uses Google+. It’s no surprise that Mike has over 170,000 people following him on Google+.

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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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A Review of Google Social Media Tools

Idaconcpts

Google has often been blasted for failing to understand social media and capitalize on the rise of this communication channel. When asked about Google social media tools, the average person will immediately mention Google+. Google Buzz. Google+.

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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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Social Media - Google - Nepal Earthquake

Social Media Network Marketing

With many searching their loved ones after the Nepal earthquake, Google has launched its 'person finder' tool Here is the Link: https://google.org/personfinder/2015-nepal-earthquake

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On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

Google recently announced it is killing off several of its services, which it does from time to time. This time though, Google cut services for a tool that isn’t just “popular.” On The Death Of Google Reader is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

[Cool Infographic Friday] All About Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Thank you Elevation for this one! Photo by Benjamin Dada on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday Potluck

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Two New Google Developments

Small Business Mavericks

Google, as always, is branching out. They’ve add an Events tab to the social network Google+. Again, that doesn’t sound like much, but this is a popular feature on Facebook and the fact that Google+ is adding the feature means that they are serious about competing in the social arena. Keep saying that Google+ isn’t competing against Facebook. But what will be the next Facebook feature they decide to add to Google+? Google’s New Tablet.

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Happy Birthday, Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

Google Analytics turned 10 years old on November 12. Google Analytics is one of the best solutions out there, and it’s free. The Best of Google Analytics. I like how the Google Analytics Blog has given us 10 ways that the program has improved our lives. Here are some of those ways that Google Analytics has improved all our lives. Analytics Academy – Google will also train you to use analytics through its academy.

How Indian Politicians are Using Google+ Hangouts

Waxing UnLyrical

But Google has completely changed the way we “hang out” with our near and dear ones. Image: SatishAcharya via Google, CC 3.0. Considering the power and reach of Google Hangouts, do you think they will become the next best alternative for PR professionals?

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Use Google Authorship to Improve SEO and Drive Traffic

Pamorama

Don’t miss a huge branding opportunity: Link your Google+ profile to the content you create Google is looking to put user identity at the forefront of a number of its products, including search. Blogging Brand Branding Google Google Plus Search SEO google plus

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