Public Relations: The Two Sides of Information Access

Waxing UnLyrical

Boston and the world recently got an unfortunate and disturbing lesson on and reminder of the power…and the perils…of information access. The perils lay in the ability of anyone, anywhere…at any time…to acquire information that, sadly, could be used to inflict harm on others.

Social Media Demographics to Inform a Better Segmentation Strategy

Sprout Social

Source: The collected data comes from the Pew Social Media Update 2016 report as well as the self-reported information from over 1 billion Facebook profiles of users over the age of 18 pulled from the Facebook Audience Insights Tool.

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What Information Is Not

Waxing UnLyrical

It used to proclaim at program breaks: “WXXX, where information is power.&#. Information of itself (in hands other than Google’s, Facebook’s, or the FBI’s) is useless. “It’s too much information at once!&#

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+ 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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YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Informal Learning in 10 minutes. Sign in with your Google Account! Sign in with your Google Account! Sign in with your Google Account! Very interesting, personally the "art" and "science" of learning (and informal learning) is probably the most interesting thing. I am a chess player and i find that the process of informal-learning is perhaps more important then the normal examatic / 1-2-3 method. Very nice video on informal learning.

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.

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+.

When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest

Pamorama

Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. The nature of your business and data about when your audience is active should inform and drive your timetable so that you maximize your reach and virality.

Creating Google Plus Business Pages

Janet Fouts

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.

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Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it.

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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.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity SMM

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+?

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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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Making Google+ Worth Your Time

Janet Fouts

This morning I had a conversation with a friend about Google+ and it’s a conversation I used to have about Twitter. It all started with the announcement that the NFL is adding Google+ Hangouts to the league’s fantasy football pages to enable a video chat feature right on the pages.

GoDaddy Released Personally Identifiable Information To Spammer Without Permission

Bill Hartzer

But apparently GoDaddy is being accused of releasing personally identifiable information (a woman’s email address) to someone who she’s accusing of being a spammer. Put the email address in Gmail and it may come up with a Google Account, and even a photo of the person. -

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.

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Google+ has just won the People’s Choice award for social media at The Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. This may come as a surprise, since Google+ isn’t as popular as was first expected. Even in Google News, profile-based links appear.

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Youtility – The Marketing Strategy for the Age of Information Overload

Convince & Convert

It unveils a new marketing approach for the age of information overload and mobility, and I need your help making it a smash hit. What if you decided to inform, rather than promote? Join the pre-release fan club at youtilitybook.com.

How to get your content shared on Google+

Janet Fouts

Even though this is a Google product and we know they must have a lot of data and information collected on the conversations on Google+ that data is still pretty hard for users to find. So how can you measure how effective your Google+ engagement is?

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How to Enable Google Authorship Information with Better Author Bio Plugin

Shift Digital

Better Author Bio is a wonderful plugin used by many WordPress sites to enable additional author information as well as links to the author’s social media profiles. You can also add links of your Blog, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook profiles on the biography if you wish too.

Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. As much as I liked the concept of Google+ (or is it Google Plus? However, it seems like the more time goes by, the less likely it seems that Google+ will be around for the long haul.

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10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

Google Panda was designed to go after sites with a high volume of thin or low-quality content (among other things) in an effort to improve the overall strength of the search results. Once a site has cleaned up its profile, breaking free of Panda requires a rolling update by Google.

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Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

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. In doing so, Google pushes the boundaries of fair data use.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right. Google Plus Tips, Tactics and How-To Guides.

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Home Depot Caught Promoting Questionable Linking Tactics, Spreading False Information

Bill Hartzer

Home Depot , the home improvement “big box” retailer, has been caught promoting what I call “questionable” link tactics and providing false information to their vendors.

Google+ and World Domination

Janet Fouts

If you’re as into social media networks as I am you’d have to have your head in the sand to miss the launch of Google+ , a shiny new social network from Google. Which of course means you’ve got to have a Google profile. What if you did get into Google+ already?

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.

10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool

Pamorama

The valuable insights offered by keyword research will inform your strategic process by identifying exactly what your customers want, need, and are concerned about. The demise of Google’s Keyword Tool, the most popular of its kind, has left marketers scrambling for alternatives.

TopSEOs.com Banned In Google

Bill Hartzer

TopSEOs.com, a site that listed the “top SEO firms” in a list (for a fee) has been banned in Google. His posts have always been entertaining, and informative: April 2007: [link]. They were banned in Google. No official word from Google yet why the site was banned.

49 Noteworthy Social Networking Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

marketers used the site in 2015, and that figure is expected to approach 70% by 2017) while Google+ is struggling (though it has 300 million active monthly users worldwide, less than 6 million made any public posts in 2015). 3 Google+ Stats and Facts. Digital Information World ).

How to Increase Your Content Visibility in Google Knowledge Graph

Convince & Convert

It’s amazing how our mind is reshaped by the information it grabs every minute. The way our mind acquires, operates, and responds reminds me of the Google Knowledge Graph. What Is Google Knowledge Graph? The Significance of Google’s Knowledge Graph.

Domain Suspension Notice from Google

Bill Hartzer

Someone is sending out email notices to domain name owners, telling them that their domain name has been suspended for “violation of the Google Inc. It appears to be a domain suspension notice from Google But it’s not. Registrar: Google Inc. Sincerely, Google Inc.

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.

Google: The search party is not over

Idaconcpts

[This is a guest post by Zachary Zawarski, a Google Apps Consultant , in response to Fortune Magazine's article Google: The search party is over.]. Copeland states that investors are nervous as to where Google's revenue growth will come from. What are Google's problems you ask?

Facing Information Overload? Cronycle Can Help You Filter Through the Web’s Flood of Content

Socialmedia.biz

With the noise of information out there on the web, readers need help to find the topics that interest them most and collaborate with their teams. So it can be time consuming to try and find fresh, relevant content when scouring social networks for important information.

SEO Strategies: Optimisation Ideas for Your Google+ Page

Mindjumpers

And, right now, Google+ is one of the dominating social networking sites. With that said, take the following aspects into mind while creating your Google+ page. Instead, take your time and do not forget to add any new information. Google Unveils Search Plus Your World.

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Google Quality Rater Guidelines 2014

Bill Hartzer

I just got ahold of the latest copy of Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines, with a date of March 2014. ” – Google thinks that Website Reputation is important. ” – Google’s definition of a high quality page: “What makes a High quality page?

How to Create a Google Reviews Landing Page for Your Business

Convince & Convert

You may have noticed there have been some changes to the Google ecosystem lately, especially in relation to Google+. But before we explore how to get more awesome reviews, let me bring you up to speed on the latest from Google. Get Started With Google My Business.