Top Five: Google is shuttering G+

Sherrilynne Starkie

After a bit of a hiatus, I’m back with this week’s Top 5 Must-Know News for PR and marketing communications professionals. This is good news for brands and marketers because it improves the Facebook user experience overall making it a more useful channel.

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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

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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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

To enhance and automate marketing functions, businesses need to invest in online tools, integration, and training. Google Review Count: 332. Google Review Count: 319. ” — Marketing Insider Group. Showcase reviews: BuzzBlogger, Marketing Insider Group.

#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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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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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. This is particularly so in marketing. Google+ is all about visibility , exponentially so when it comes to B2B campaigning. Guest post by Dave Landry.

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Marketers and Influencers Should Take this Lesson from Google

Social Media Today

If you’re serious about influencer marketing, pay attention to Google and embrace E-A-T (expertise, authority, and trustworthiness) as your standard

Google Keep will get you organized

Sherrilynne Starkie

Each New Year’s Day, people resolve to get organized once and for all, and for content marketers being organized can make the difference between being ‘good enough’ and ‘top notch’. Google Keep is a nifty little free app that can help lift a content marketing effort to the next level.

Google Doodle: Effective Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

Tweet Most of us see it every day: The Google Doodle. Google uses their identifiable logo to honour special occasions around the world to the amusement for all those who uses the search engine every day. Google also organises annual Doodle 4 Google contests, targeted at school children.

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Top Five: Google Analytics introduces new ‘Audiences’ report

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Google Analytics introduces new 'Audiences' report. Must-know info for marketing communications pros. Google Analytics Introduces New 'Audiences' Report. Google is rolling out a new report in Analytics which analyzes a website’s custom audiences. REPORT.

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

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media and marketing news, information, trends and stats to set you up for a strong start to 2018. Top Five: Marketing Trends and Stats for 2018. Facebook, Google, CES, BBC all make this week's list of top social media must-knows.

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You star in this Google ad

Sherrilynne Starkie

You might be unwittingly embarking on one right now thanks to Google. The change automatically affects Google+ users who are over 18 years of age, although users can opt out. Content marketing: feeling ripped off? Ever consider a career in advertising?

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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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Creating Insanely Effective Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Content marketing is all the rage, and for good reason: it works. With 70% of internet users saying they’d prefer to learn through content rather than ads , content marketing makes perfect sense. Longform Makes Better Content Marketing? Guest Post by Miles Anthony Smith.

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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24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network? Then again, the average Facebook user spends nearly seven hours per month on the site—compared to just three minutes for the average Google+user. So what makes Google+ special?

Top five: Women rule content marketing!

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s top five social media must-know news sees Instagram and Google working to raise standards, shows how podcasting continues to grow and new innovations from Facebook. And, we see how women are leading the world of content marketing.

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

SocMed Sean

As a content marketing advocate for both personal blogs and businesses, I get asked this question a lot. 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.

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Google+ Marketing For Dummies: My New Book!

Stay N' Alive

Today I mailed in the contract for my new book, Google+ Marketing For Dummies. It also marks my second book for Google+, among 3 other books for Facebook. You may have seen articles recently, fueled by Wall Street Journal, suggesting Google+ traffic is dwindling.

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. What are you doing with video in your marketing programs? Google now lets the world know that. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie.

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Boost your Ranking in Google with Google My Business

Blog2Social

Looking for an easy way to catapult your ranking in Google without expensive Adwords campaigns? Ever thought of Google My Business and Google Posts? Google My Business can significantly increase your company’s visibility and let you reach more customers and prospects.

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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What Every Marketing Department Needs to Know About Google+

Convince & Convert

These are common sentiments when it comes to Google+, but it really is time to rethink your strategy because Google+ is not going away. Google has put a social layer across its products and services – this is Google+. » google plus “Ghost town.”

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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 Mention Someone in Google Plus Posts

Harp Interactive

Categories: Social Media Marketing Tags: Google , google plus , social media Mention someone on Google Plus to grab their attention, give them credit or ask them a question. Social Media Marketing Google google plus social media

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9 Free Marketing Tools from Google that Anyone Can Use

Devumi

We all know all about Adwords, Google Drive, and Google Docs as useful free marketing tools from Google. But what else is out there that your marketing team, or you as a solo online marketer, can use to push your agenda forward?

The Truth about Google + for Business (and Content Marketing)

Convince & Convert

Tweetable Moments They’re not going to take away the aspects of the social layer; Google+ is Google. “The challenge is that those people [the authors] don’t really understand Google+ as a social destination or as a social layer.”

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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. In addition, customers that have Hootsuite Impact will also be able to measure their Pinterest account growth and analyze the performance of individual Pins as part of their integrated marketing strategy and associated campaigns. REPORT.

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Google’s +Post Social Ads… Why They’re Kind of a Big Deal!

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Google , Google Plus , Social Media Marketing Tags: +post ads , google plus , Social Media Marketing Google+, in its first monetization effort, is testing ads in a format called +Post ads.

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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. They were banned in Google. No official word from Google yet why the site was banned. The post TopSEOs.com Banned In Google appeared first on Bill Hartzer.

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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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The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Yet another post about 2018 B2B marketing trends? This piece compiles and analyzes the predictions of more than 100 B2B marketing professionals as published in 10 highly-ranked posts over the past month (best!). Here we go… Content Marketing Trends. But for B2B marketers?

Weather-Based Marketing

Saying It Social

How to successfully use “Weather-Based Marketing” in the #Blizzard(s)2015 through AdWords, promotion of relevant products, and real-time engagement. The post Weather-Based Marketing appeared first on.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings. Facebook Marketing Tools.

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Google Announces 'Measurement Partners' to Provide More Marketing Data Solutions

Social Media Today

Google has announced a new Measurement Partners program to offer more options for marketing advice and insight

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Will Social Media Initiatives Change Your Google Ranking? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet SEO has been an essential part of brands’ online marketing strategies in the race towards top rankings on Google search. Social media channels tested: Google+. Google+1 votes to the site. Google Unveils Search Plus Your World.

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Google Goggles Marketing Experiment

Freelance Social Media

Google Goggles has teamed up with five companies to test using Goggles as a way to further engage customers. Google Goggles Marketing Experiment. Tags: Marketing Mobile

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