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.

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Apple is Creating a “Social Network” the Right Way

Stay N' Alive

Today Apple launched, quite simply , a “Social Network for Music&#. What’s so powerful is that they’re not really trying to create a social network at all. Apple realizes the Social Graph is just a complement to something bigger. Instead, Apple focused on one of the biggest strengths they have – their music, and made it social. Facebook’s is the Social Graph. The age of “Social Networks&# is gone.

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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 ). While it still seems like nothing can stop the Facebook juggernaut when it comes to connecting all of us in a more social way, there's no denying that Google+ is making some interesting moves and inroads. This new social integration means a whole lot for businesses. online social networking. picasa. social graph.

Why Google+ Is The Place To Be For Local Business

Small Business Mavericks

In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve written a few times about Google+, but what I haven’t done is told you why your local business should be using Google+ for social networking, marketing, and branding. Using Google’s photo sharing service, Picasa, you can share your photos and have unlimited space to store them, increasing your ability to share through Google+. Social Media google local business social networking

Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

Yesterday, it was announced that Google+ had finally been released as a public beta, meaning that you no longer require an invitation to join the network. Not Just a Social Network but Glue When Facebook was created, it began as a private network only available to individuals with.edu email addresses. When you think about the power of all of those being woven into a single social platform, the possibilities are endless. Google+ Google social networks

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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). Foursquare – The local networking website. In all, Klout is now measuring your influence across ten different social networks. It will soon add Google+, Facebook pages, Yelp, Posterous, WordPress.com, and Quora as networks that it tracks for its users.

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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. Find photos from Flickr or Picasa — be sure to use Creative Commons photos — or buy royalty-free stock photography, and put them in your blog posts for added impact. Content marketing is about more than just blogging.

comScore Says Google Leads Internet in Brazil and India

Bill Hartzer

percent of all searches conducted, while Google Orkut has a dominant position in social networking (96.0 percent of all searches conducted, and had commanding share of time spent in social networking with Orkut (68.2 Search* Google Sites 1 89.5% - Social Networking Orkut 1 96.0% -- - Maps Google Maps 1 70.9% - -- - Photos Picasa Network 2 8.9% --. comScore, Inc.

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « TODAY: The UN International Day Against Torture Improve Organizational Efficiency via Social Media-Part I » Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 28th, 2010 Tweet I have previously written about the advantages of running a company blog and some of the strategic considerations to make to get you on the right track.

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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. My initial, abbreviated take is that Google’s new social toy is essentially a Facebook Twitter hybrid with outstanding ease-of-use and eye-popping potential. 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. Picasa.

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Ready for Yet Another Social Platform? Here Comes Google Buzz

Almost Savvy

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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. My initial, abbreviated take is that Google’s new social toy is essentially a Facebook Twitter hybrid with outstanding ease-of-use and eye-popping potential. 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. Picasa.

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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. My initial, abbreviated take is that Google’s new social toy is essentially a Facebook Twitter hybrid with outstanding ease-of-use and eye-popping potential. 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. Picasa.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Best Keynote at Blog World

Kikolani

Social Media / Social Networking. 10 ways to increase highly-targeted leads on LinkedIn – 10 things you can implement on the most powerful business networking site to attract leads and start seeing results. 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.

How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends by Tamar Weinberg on April 10, 2008 Share FriendFeed has been out for just a few months and has already established itself as a solid startup with an indefinite amount of potential. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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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.

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. I would still advise caution here for a number of reasons that I’ve previously written about in my post Homebases and Outposts – my approach to Social Media. In fact, it’s even better than the other networks because I can now test and research my ideas with targeted groups of people—all from one account.

How to Transfer WhatsApp Data From Android To iPhone Officially

Tweaklibrary

The Android smartphone must be linked to the iPhone’s hotspot connection, or both devices must be on the same Wi-Fi network. Fix Steam Friends Network Unreachable [Windows 11/10/8/7] >. Best Ways To Fix The “Speech Services Waiting For Network Connection Notification” Error >.