Search plus your world

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google is personalizing search results by including more Google+ profiles, business pages, posts, and Google+ and Picasa photos in a significant new initiative called Search plus Your World. Search plus your world can’t be good news for the other social networks such as Facebook and Twitter as it prioritizes G+ content. SEO: social networks influence search rankings. Twitter accuses Google of warping search results with Google+ social data (100gf.wordpress.com).

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Klout Now Measures 10 Social Media Websites For Influence

Small Business Mavericks

I recently noticed that the service has added several other social media services to its metrics, which increases its value a hundred-fold (though I’d still say it’s overly weighted toward Twitter). In all, Klout is now measuring your influence across ten different social networks. Other services I’d like to see added to Klout’s metric and tracking for social media are StumbleUpon, Groupon, Ning, Picasa, and BlogCatalog.

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Did Google Just Kill Email?

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from January 2012: "Google has the power (and ability) to make Google+ (and everything being shared within it) the underlying social platform within all of its many applications ( Android , Gmail , Google Docs , Picasa , Google Maps , Google News , YouTube , etc.). Everything is social. So many of the other 800 pound gorillas in social media are doing everything they can to keep a semblance of a walled garden (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest , etc.). picasa.

Is Google+ About To Make Facebook Frown?

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Back in July, I Blogged about Google 's foray into online social networking, Google+ (more here: Co-dependency In The Age of Facebook ). This new social integration means a whole lot for businesses. online social networking. picasa. social graph. social media 101.

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Content Marketing Is More Than Just Writing

Firebelly

People share photos on Instagram, Pinterest, Gentlemint, and even Flickr and Picasa. Blog Content Marketing Social Media Social Media Marketing Writing

Why Google Has the Hammer To Make Businesses Use Google Plus

Convince & Convert

Everyone’s all abuzz and atwitter about Plus, the new social network from a search engine company with which you might be familiar. You’ll be playing with it yourself soon enough, and drawing your own conclusions about how Google Plus fits your own idea of social connectivity.

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Why Google Has the Hammer To Make Businesses Use Google Plus

Convince & Convert

Everyone’s all abuzz and atwitter about Plus, the new social network from a search engine company with which you might be familiar. You’ll be playing with it yourself soon enough, and drawing your own conclusions about how Google Plus fits your own idea of social connectivity.

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Why Google Has the Hammer To Make Businesses Use Google Plus

Convince & Convert

Everyone’s all abuzz and atwitter about Plus, the new social network from a search engine company with which you might be familiar. You’ll be playing with it yourself soon enough, and drawing your own conclusions about how Google Plus fits your own idea of social connectivity.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Best Keynote at Blog World

Kikolani

Social Media / Social Networking. So you think you want to hire a social media manager ? 3 reasons to dig deeper in social listening – uncover content ideas, locate communities, and identify advocates.

Google+, Google Apps and Your Social Graph

Proactive Report

G+ is still in the crawl before you walk stage, but there is a apparently a hive of activity in the background as Google throws resources at G+ to incorporate apps like Blogger and Picasa, which are being renamed Google Blogs and Google Photos. Google+ and Mapping Your Social Graph.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

According to Jeremy Williams , social media director for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (and my boss when I do travel writing for IOTD), blog posts with photos get more traffic than blog posts without. Content marketing is about more than just blogging.

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress

Mindjumpers

You can choose and customize between different layouts can be incorporated with other Google services like Feedburner, Picasa etc.

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Ready for Yet Another Social Platform? Here Comes Google Buzz

Almost Savvy

Here Comes Google Buzz Posted by Irene Koehler in Facebook , Networking , Social Media , Twitter on February 9, 2010 | one response Are you ready for a new social platform? Here comes Google Buzz , which brings social elements right into you?

How to Use Viraltag to Schedule to Pinterest, Tumblr, and More

Kikolani

This is where you will set the timeframes during which you want to post to the social profiles and pages you have connected to your account. Now, you’re all set to start sharing visual content to your social profiles and pages. on your social accounts.

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Interview with Google Wave testers

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Interview with Google Wave testers by cinta5 on October 14, 2009 Jesse and I decided to interview a few testers via Google Wave about their thoughts on the service. Mack Collier , social media consultant and Alabama Crimson Tide fan. Bear Goodell , social media and sports marketer – for hire. Media.

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Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+

ProBlogger

Okay, so #1 took the cake in terms of exciting news in our place, but there’s been a lot of buzz about Google+ this week in social media circles. As bloggers, we all want traffic to our blogs and, as with other social networks, there is opportunity to drive traffic here.

How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Founded by four ex-Googlers, FriendFeed allows you to subscribe to your friends’ updates across 35 social networks and to stay up to date with the content they’re discovering and sharing across the web. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

Being a one-man show at the moment (I do most of this on the side so I can help out the LDS Church with their Social Media efforts), occasionally that server would go down as a result of heavy activity on SocialToo, and with it, my blog as well.

Top 20 iPhone Apps for Bloggers

ProBlogger

The 20 apps below will help you blog on the go, find ideas and images for your posts, track your analytics, promote your posts on social media and so on. It also integrates well with social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and Picasa. This app is best described as a social media hub. That is because will let you connect with more than 50 social networking. This guest post is by Daniel Scocco of Next iPhone News.