How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth

How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. Anywho, How to add a Google Plus custom URL. I am on my PROFILE menu (right errr left hand side), and the “Your profile is preapproved for the custom URL: google.com/+LaurelPapworth” pops up. Custom URLs for Google Plus.

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Facebook Begins Prefetching to Improve Mobile Site Speed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced Wednesday that it will begin prefetching, or preloading advertiser sites, in order to boost its mobile performance and ease users’ frustration with slow load times. The social network also revealed in a Facebook for Business post that website landing page speed will become a factor in deciding which ads to show in order to ensure that mobile users have the best experience, adding that this will occur “over the coming months.”.

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8 Must-Have Apps for Your Mobile/Social Business

Janet Fouts

I travel with an iPad and an iPhone as my mobile office, and it’s made it a whole lot easier to stay on top of my business, my teram and my clients. Quickbooks Mobile. Doing business in 2013 is going to be a whole lot easier if you can take your business with you on the road.

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Google Rolls Out New Mobile Friendly Tag

Bill Hartzer

Google has started displaying new mobile friendly tag in the search results to show which sites are mobile-friendly and which sites are not. If you’re on a mobile device, you’ll see the “mobile friendly tag”, as shown above.

Why Your Business Should Go Mobile

Puzzle Marketer

Originally posted here at USSCOSpeaks.com It is not surprising that mobile searches have grown four times since 2010 (Google Mobile Optimization Webinar, 2011). This year, more people will use their mobile phones to get online, rather than using their PCs (Gartner, 2010).

Mobile Marketing For Small Business – Does It Need A Rethink?

Small Business Mavericks

A post on the Bing Webmaster Central blog is well worth reading if you optimize your website for both desktop and mobile users. The post discusses Bing’s preference for a single URL no matter what device a visitor is using to access your website. Those points include: Mobile specific URLs rarely rank in search results since there are insufficient indicators to give the URL any value. Single URLs are easier to manage.

YouTube Tuesday: Virgin Mobile Go Crazy Commercial

Firebelly

Creepy and funny at the same time, this Virgin Mobile commercial is our YouTube Tuesday pick of the week. Video URL: [link] ].

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Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture,” and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. times the adoption rate for mobile apps.

Using Mobile Surveys for Immediate Customer Insights

Engaging Brand

Mobile surveys is something that intrigues me - so I asked Mark Penson to share his insights into mobile surveys (watch out tomorrow for our interview on The Engaging Brand podcast ). Forget Email Surveys: Use Mobile Surveys for Immediate Customer Insights. Use people’s mobile devices to ask them about your brand— while they’re experiencing your brand.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests Mobile-Ad Network, Twitter Launches Card Analytics

The Realtime Report

Facebook tests mobile-ad network – Facebook is now testing out a new mobile ad network that will connect advertisers with publishers of other mobile apps, extending Facebook’s reach (The Wall Street Journal).

Facebook Announces More Metrics Fixes

SocialTimes Facebook

The number of shares of a URL off Facebook (this includes copy/pasting a link back to Facebook). The number of likes and comments on stories on Facebook about a URL. We have found that there may be a difference between what these metrics count and what the mobile search query counts.

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network also announced the availability of audio and text overlay for Slideshow ads, the release of a video-to-Slideshow creation tool, the ability to create a Slideshow ad from a mobile device and integration with Facebook’s pages photo library and Shutterstock stock image library.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. You’d have to manually add the URL and your commentary to the Fan page(s) of your choosing.

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Using Google AdSense Hurts Mobile User Experience, Violates Google’s Own Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

Adding Google AdSense to your website hurts the mobile user experience on your website and violates Google’s own suggested guidelines. So, the average mobile user will not be able to easily click on the link they want to click on.

Apparently There Will Be No More Mobile Innovating At Microsoft

Bill Hartzer

Apparently there will be no more mobile innovation at Microsoft. Referral URL: [link]. From what I can tell, it appears that Microsoft was thinking of some campaign or site, trying to get people to “innovate on mobile”, thus these domain names were used for that.

Using Mobile Surveys for Immediate Customer Insights

Engaging Brand

Mobile surveys is something that intrigues me - so I asked Mark Penson to share his insights into mobile surveys (watch out tomorrow for our interview on The Engaging Brand podcast ). Forget Email Surveys: Use Mobile Surveys for Immediate Customer Insights. Use people’s mobile devices to ask them about your brand— while they’re experiencing your brand.

Google Introducing ‘Mobile Friendly’ Tags in Search Results and Signal It Will Start Impacting Search Rankings

ProBlogger

No longer are people simply arriving on your blog on their desktop computer or laptop but on tablets, mobile phones and more. The growth in mobile/tablet traffic has been remarkable. Google Launch Mobile Friendly Tags and Testing Tool.

Facebook Creative Hub Opens Its Doors

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook said when it initially announced Facebook Creative Hub in June: The use of mobile devices is increasing. People consume content on mobile in fundamentally different ways than they do on other channels. Most ad creation happens on desktop but is experienced on mobile.

Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and my thinking has been influenced by research, including the September Pew Internet report on “The Rise of App Culture,&# and a r eport on global mobile statistics from MobiThinking. There are better ways to invest in mobile this year.

Create a custom url for your Facebook Page

Freelance Social Media

First, in order to create a custom url the page has to have 25 “fans&# or “likes&#. Once that number is met, go to facebook.com/username and click on “Set a username for your Pages&# There you can create what you’d like your url to be.

How to Build and Monetize a Mobile-Optimized Blog

ProBlogger

For bloggers, creating a mobile site can seem daunting. Without the time, money and a working knowledge of various coding languages, a mobile site can seem out of reach. What’s more, way back in 2010, she predicted that mobile users would surpass desktop users by 2014.

9 New Social Media Statistics and What They Really Mean

Convince & Convert

43% of marketers have a mobile-optimized blog This is an increase from 28% last year, but is still remarkably low. Given that as much as half of website traffic to blogs can come from mobile users, to not have a mobile-optimized blog at this point is incredibly short-sighted.

Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

Convince & Convert

From a branding and behavior likelihood perspective (the QR code dwarfs the URL, which is more likely to be used), this is misplaced design priorities, Exhibit A. So before you take your mobile efforts to QR-ville, make sure you understand when, why, and how it makes sense.

QR Codes 101

Social Media Marketing

Any time you place a QR code, provide a website URL like www.FSQR.org so they can download a reader to scan the code. This may seem obvious, but many companies have gotten it wrong: make sure the QR code goes to a site designed specifically for mobile. guest post mobile QR codes

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14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter

Pam Moore

You can’t just hop on Twitter and start spamming urls to your website, blog or sales page. Twitter is an amazing platform to not only build community and brand awareness but also to generate leads and increase sales!

4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools

Firebelly

Simply enter your blog URL, click ‘Get Your Answer’ and the HubSpot Website Grader will give your blog a grade on a scale from 1-100. BONUS: You can enter any blog URL—making it a great tool for competitive analysis too.

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10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

Many are moving to setups in which the full content is accessible on the main page and that is the only URL that can be indexed.

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An Easter Surprise, Using QR Codes for Instant Sampling

Convince & Convert

Maybe it’s my failing memory brought upon by encroaching middle age, but the ability to snap a photo of something rather than remember a URL is a big win in my estimation. mobile mobile marketing QR Codes Which wichI’m a big fan of QR codes and similar technology.

What Twitter’s Latest Move Says About the Industry Shift from Social to Messaging

Visually SM

After ignoring DMs for years, Twitter has, over the last few months, opened the platform for group messaging, allowed people to upload photos, and reversed its (bizarre) ban on sending URLs. Facebook, arguably the world’s most successful social network, first tried to acquire Snapchat for over $3 billion, and, failing that, began forcing its mobile users onto Facebook Messenger, which now boasts 700 million users. The apps are becoming the new mobile browser.

The E-commerce Tipping Point

Twist Image

A testament the challenges that traditional retailers face is the exponential growth of mobile (in that cluster, let's include smartphones and tablets). Now, enter their website URL into your smartphone and tell me what you see? Once it is as ubiquitous as e-commerce is today, it's going to make our current world of e-commerce, mobile and social media look like a joke in terms of sales, size and people using it. mobile. Tags: adaptive mobile experience.

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Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages

yMarketingMatters

It’s a more streamlined layout, consistent with your current Facebook Personal Profile and will look the same on desktop and mobile devices, which is important. Facebook is making changes (yes, yet again) to Business Pages, with a new design!

New Year, New Social; 4 Quick Fixes to Tidy Up Your Social Media Channels

Ignite Social Media

The new layout includes customizable sections in the middle column, new templates for different business types with various tab options, and an easier way to see and share the unique URL for each tab.

Mobilegeddon II is Coming: Are you Prepared?

Bill Hartzer

Uh oh, Google just announced that a new mobile-friendly update is coming in May 2016. Here’s what you should know (or refresh your memory) about the 1st Mobilegeddon: – Google announced, ahead of time, a separate mobile algorithm.

Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed

yMarketingMatters

Deep links (URLs that lead directly to those pages) will no longer function. These Updates are seen by your followers on your Company Page as well as on their newsfeed (across all devices including mobile). Do Showcase Pages have Unique URLs? Yes, that’s right.

9 Tried-and-Tested SEO Strategies for 2015

Writtent Blog

Optimize for Mobile. As this recent comScore study indicates, mobile has become the leading digital platform. Internet usage on mobile devices now exceeds desktop usage, and Google has made it clear that they prefer responsive and mobile-optimized websites.

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How to Make Your WordPress Site Google AMP Compatible

Bill Hartzer

We just got word that Google’s AMP ( Accelerated Mobile Pages ) project is live. That means that if your website can serve up Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) versions of your content then you will probably see more traffic from mobile.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Provide a link: If you include a link, use a URL shortener such as Bit.ly Shorten URLs: Bit.ly

12 Ways to Use Instagram for Small Business

Sprout Social

In fact, the mobile app allows small businesses to compete with the “big guys.” You don’t have clickable links in your posts, it’s a mobile-first app, which relies a lot more on visuals than text. By default you can only have one clickable URL in your profile.

Google Removing Domain Names From Search Results Increases Internet User Vulnerability

Bill Hartzer

On Thursday, April 16, 2015, Google announced that they are beginning to remove the domain name from the mobile search results. Domain names generally have been removed from the mobile search results. As I understand it, the best element to check fake sites (the URL) will be hidden!”.

Please Stop Using Social Media, Mom

Firebelly

Video URL: [link] ]. Virgin Mobile Go Crazy Commercial. This week’s must-see YouTube Tuesday video is a funny after school special parody about a mom who gets addicted to social media called Please Stop Using Social Media, Mom.

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