#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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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.

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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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 .

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

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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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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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 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?

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 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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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Is This The End for Google+?

PWB Marketing Blog

I hate to say it, but I have a hard time using Google+. In fact I generally don’t promote Google+ much, and find very little value in it. Perhaps that is due to individual clients goals, or perhaps it is because Google+ pages that lack any substance, don’t get traction.

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Google Home Services Concierge: The Newest Experiment

Navolutions

Another day, another weird experiment from Google. Google’s latest oddball comes in the form of a “Google Home Services Concierge.” The Google Home Services Concierge Shows Very Little Faith in Their Search Results.

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Google News Tip for Google+ Embedded Posts

Adam Sherk

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. Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?

The Complete Guide to Google+ for B2B Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Google+ seems to be an enigma in the social world, the quiet kid in the corner of the room that most are afraid to interact with. In fact, Google+ can be friendly and a resource with amazing results when a respective marketer learns how to utilize it in the right manner.

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Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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.

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Custom Short URLs for Google+ At Last!

Janet Fouts

Tired of explaining why you have a long string of numbers as the URL for your Google+ page? Then you’ll be as excited as I am to hear Google+ is finally rolling out custom URLs for both personal profiles and pages. In the meantime you could use the Google URL shortener GPlus.to

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Zuckerberg vs Google

Idaconcpts

Social Media joy of tech joy of tech facebook zuckerberg comic zuckerberg versus google zuckerberg vs googleMeanwhile at Facebook HQ… (click for larger image).

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Google Helpouts- Small Biz Boon?

Janet Fouts

We are big fans of the Google Hangout around here. Now Google’s introduced a new program called “Helpouts” The idea is to do a hangout with someone else to help them solve a problem or learn a skill. Tried Google Helpouts?

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How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on.

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How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

Saying It Social

Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on.

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4 Reasons the New Google Local Stack Sucks

Navolutions

Critics have complained that the stack makes it harder for up and coming businesses to compete, suffers from a bunch of UX flaws, and looks suspiciously like Google’s new Home Service Ads. That is, until Google chose to hide it in the local stack.

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Google Analytics for Beginners

Idaconcpts

Google has made all this possible with its quintessential service called Google Analytics that specifically caters to online marketers. So what exactly is Google Analytics? Advantages of using Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a free service.

Google Knol Is Dead

Small Business Mavericks

Google has finally decided to kill its Knol pages. It’s been 3 1/2 years since Google opened up its Knol pages to the public. My suspicion is the service isn’t as popular as Google initially thought it would be so they are either selling it or making some kind of deal with the new owners/developers to keep the product going under a new name. The Google Knol home page links to a company called Annotum , which will be the new name of Knol pages starting in May 2012.

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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.

Upcoming Google Algorithm Changes

Small Business Mavericks

Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, posted a video on YouTube recently telling us what algorithm changes Google is planning to take this summer. There are 10 specific issues Google is planning to address.

Google+ Adds YouTube Search

Small Business Mavericks

Google+ was already a good and growing destination for Web marketers. Google really did a good job on this one. If you click the green Share button in the top right part of the pop up box, or the video in the box, then you can easily share the video on Google+. If you are a video marketer and you have an audience on Google+, I highly recommend that you start sharing YouTube videos on Google+. Video Marketing google videos YouTube

Google Places Rocks!

Small Business Mavericks

If you’ve been wondering just when Google Places was going to get its act together and starting being social in a social media world, it’s time to relax. Just when is Google Places going to allow you to do more than list your business and rate other businesses in a website environment that looks like it was built in 1998? Well, take a look at Google Places now. Google’s Lat Long blog has announced some upgrades to Google Places recently.

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