I talk to people every single day to see if my company would be a good fit for them to bring in to improve their marketing strategy and sales funnel. I spoke with someone today that brought up a great point and misconception about social media posting.
So the sky seems to be falling. At least it is in YouTubeland where all the men and women of the island are being invaded by the one terrorist alien Google Plus. My my.
A lot of people have been asking me what I think about the new comment system, clearly forcing a social network’s use on another successful social network. And, just like usual, you’re probably not going to like my answer. Sing with me… Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes!
Some news this week about Google Plus hashtags this week that they will be available for viewing in Google Search. For Sexy Wednesday, I thought I would share my thoughts on this new feature and how it might apply in the everyday search situation.
Last week, Google had a lot of big announcments at their annual keynote, especially when it comes to their social network Google Plus. I was furiously taking notes as there were 41 friggin’ features that they updated! I mean seriously. Like we didn’t have enough to talk about.
In this week’s Social Thursday I’m giving you the run down of the biggest features to make note of everything from layout to photos to hangouts.
Per the request of a viewer, this Social Thursday is all about hashtags. What they are and what they’re good for. I’ll be covering everything for how to use them to market your business and Twitter presence to how you might see them used as nothing more than a good laugh.
Last week I attended a Google Plus hangout held by PR professional Sarah Evans featuring Guy Kawasaki. If you’re not familiar with Guy he is a published author of books such as Enchantment (which you can find my review of here) and APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur — How to Publish a Book, CEO of Alltop.com, and former Chief Evangelist of a lil’ company called Apple.
A huge fan and advocate of Google Plus, he shared his must-haves and practices for his truly impressive presence on the network. Tune in for some great info:
Think shying away from Google Plus is the way to go? Think again. Yet another reason why you should be engaging on the fastest growing social network of all time. This time because of the amazing growth potential it can bring to your YouTube presence. Tune in to today’s Triple S to find out why you should be sharing your videos on Google Plus (and also making videos if you’re not already.)
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We’ve been talking about Google Plus Brand Pages for some time now and then they finally arrived this month. You’ve seen how the social network can help your Google rankings and give you a great chance to engage with your audience. So now, you’re ready to get your page up and running! Here are the steps to setting up a platform for your brand on Google Plus:
1. Go to http://www.google.com/+/business/. You’ll be greeted by a lovely page (pictured below) with a big blue button that says “Create your Google + Brand Page”. Clickity click click!