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.

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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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Is Google+ About To Make Facebook Frown?

Twist Image

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.

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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

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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. When you think about the power of all of those being woven into a single social platform, the possibilities are endless.

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Is Google Losing Focus?

Firebelly

When the search giant revealed its attempt at social networking, the news spread through the internet like wildfire. The most obvious evidence being the upcoming changes to Picasa and Blogger: both will soon be re-branded, likely as Google Photos and Google Blogs respectively.

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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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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

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

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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. Kissing Cousins: Search and Social Media. Picasa. Picasa.

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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?

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. Kissing Cousins: Search and Social Media. Picasa. Picasa. social media strategy(Happy Holidays!

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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. Kissing Cousins: Search and Social Media. Picasa. Picasa.

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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 ?

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 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.

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.