Changes to Google News

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google is now using machine learning to group top media stories in Google Search and has implemented carousels to improve search relevance and make news easy to access. When there are multiple stories related to a search, Google is organizing the results by story. Have you experienced this enhanced Google News Search? The post Changes to Google News appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie. Media Google News Google Search

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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 supports quality news publishers in digital transformation. Google is shuttering G+. Google has announced that it’s shutting down its G+ social network because hardly anyone is using it.

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Google Launches Updated Google Analytics, Including Improved Reporting and Data Tracking Options

Social Media Today

Google has launched an updated version of Google Analytics, which will make it easier for users to pinpoint key data trends

Google and Instagram Provide Insight into Thanksgiving Food Trends

Social Media Today

Google and Instagram have shared some insights into food trends around Thanksgiving, based on user activity

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Google Adds New Options to Edit Your Google My Business Profile Direct from Search and Maps

Social Media Today

Google is adding some new ways to update your Google My Business profile direct from search and maps

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Google Adds New Predicted Audience Action Tools into Google Analytics

Social Media Today

Google has added some new predictive tools into Google Analytics to help marketers target audience segments based on their likely actions

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. The post Google is refreshing mobile search appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie. Uncategorized Google Search

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Google Removes Commission Fees for 'Buy on Google' Product Listings

Social Media Today

With online shopping on the rise, Google's looking to ensure it doesn't lose out to the increase of on-platform buying options on social networks

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#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 Expands Free Google Shopping Listings, Adds New Tools to Assist SMBs

Social Media Today

Google is making its Google Shopping product listings available for free in Europe, while it's also expanding its tools for SMBs to assist in their recovery from COVID-19

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Google Webmaster Tools Moves Twitter Account

Bill Hartzer

Google Webmaster Tools, now called Google Search Console (for several years), has moved their Twitter account from @googlewmc to @googlesearchc. I’m looking forward to a better, easier to use Google Search Central.

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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). It’s an easy-to-use note taking tool that syncs with Google Drive, so updates and additions are kept current, in the cloud and ready to access. Being Google, its search function is excellent too. Being Google, Keep is available for Android. Related posts: Improvements to Google+.

Want to own Google Page One?

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you want to own Google Page One for your key search terms, I’ve shared my secrets in this recent webinar for my friends at Agility PR, the software and services company for public relations professionals. The post Want to own Google Page One? A lot of marketers put considerable time into creating content and growing their social media following. They spend budgets on digital ads for promotion and yet, they continue to be disappointed with the results.

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Google Publishes New Guide to Evolving Shopping Behaviors in 2020

Social Media Today

Google has published a new guide to help marketers maximize their promotional efforts this holiday season


Social Media with Romona

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? Read to stay up-to-date on the best practices of social media marketing, email marketing, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and personal branding.


Social Media with Romona

If you are using the Google My Business App, hopefully, you are also receiving reviews. The post HOW TO RESPOND TO YOUR FIRST GOOGLE REVIEW: A GOOGLE MY BUSINESS REVIEWS TUTORIAL appeared first on Social Media Workshops | Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia | Social Media How To's 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.

7 best Google Alerts alternatives


If you care about your online presence, you need a Google Alert alternative. This is a list of such tools

Google's 'Core Web Vitals' Metrics to Factor into Search Rankings from May 2021

Social Media Today

Google has confirmed that its Core Web Vitals metrics will influence a page's search rank from May 2021

Google's Working on a New Process Which Would Convert Static Website Assets into Video Content

Social Media Today

Google is working on a new process that would build video content from your static website visuals and text

Google Adds New Listing Details to Streamline In-Store Purchases

Social Media Today

Google has added some new features to its listings for local stores and products to improve the shopping process

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Using Google Trends to Identify Social Media Opportunities

Jon Loomer

We can use Google search data (via Google Trends) to identify social media opportunities – especially related to advertising. To help make this process easier, we’ve developed a dashboard that captures and compiles a variety of search data — all based on Google Trends.

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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

Google Makes Google Shopping Listings Available for Free as It Seeks to Expand Its eCommerce Stake

Social Media Today

Google is making its Google Shopping listings available free of charge, which will give its eCommerce ambitions a significant boost

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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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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. Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Social Media Uncategorized Facebook Lists Google Analytics Instagram Stories LinkedIn Salary Insights SnapChat Analytics REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views.

US Justice Department Files Complaint Against Google Over Monopoly Tactics

Social Media Today

The US Justice Department has files complaint against Google for violating antitrust laws through its dominance of search

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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. For those who’ve not had the time to look at the detail of what Google’s new privacy policy means to them, here’s a short video explanation. How Google Instant paid off.

Google Announces New Advertiser Insights, 'Performance Max' Automated Campaigns

Social Media Today

Google is launching new insights tools for advertisers to highlight key trends and market shifts, while it's also rolling out new automated campaign options

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

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

Google Adds New Fact Check Labels to Google Image Search Results

Social Media Today

Google is adding fact check markers to Google Image search results as another means to help reduce the spread of misinformation

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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 Announces New Search Updates, Including Improved Contextual Matches and Subtopics

Social Media Today

Google has announced a raft of new search updates, including song identification, the ability to highlight specific passages of text, and subtopic matches

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Google Adds New Search Listing Options to Help Businesses Highlight Updated Service Offerings

Social Media Today

Google is adding some more Google My Business profile display options to better align with evolving shopping behaviors amid COVID-19

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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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Google Confirms Surprise Google Photos Feature Cancellation

Forbes Social Media

One recent change has left many users baffled and frustrated. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick technology

Google Shares Insights into Key Halloween Costume Trends

Social Media Today

Google has released its 2020 'Frightgeist' listing of Halloween trends, which could help in your themed tie-ins and marketing efforts

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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. Google is introducing new brands for its advertising products: Google Ads , Google Marketing Platform and Google Ad Manager. The post Top Five: Major Google Ad overhaul and more appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

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How To Speed Up Google Chrome


Now when it comes to the choice of browsers, Google Chrome is considered as one of the fastest and secure browsers. Ways to Speed up Google Chrome : Check Your Internet Speed. Also Read: Error Resolved: Not Enough Memory to Open This Page (In Google Chrome).

Saying Goodbye to Google+


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

Google Adds New Knowledge Panel Insights to Google Image Results for Added Context

Social Media Today

Google is adding new Knowledge Panel information listings to Google Images results, helping to provide more context about visual entries

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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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. As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools. Google Review Count: 70,400. The easiest way to see Google+ in numbers.

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