Google+ For Business Explained – Expert Panel Hangout

Google+ is just for tech geeks I hear you scream?!  Why should you bother spending your precious time on ANOTHER social network.  You’re already struggling to keep up on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and all the others.   One more is just too much! So before you even decide to give Google+, you’ve already dismissed it.  This can be dangerous for some businesses.  Google+ could be a hidden gold mine for your company.  But you’ve just missed out. Think about it. Google is a MAJOR player in nearly all of your online activities. I can guarantee you that 99% of people...

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Social Media ROI – Are you getting any?

After posting on several forums on the topic of social media ROI, I have received a less than optimistic response!  Several community members feel that there isn’t much evidence of successful campaigns that can deliver on ROI and that outsourcing social media wasn’t in the best interests of the company.       Well, I’m on a mission to educate businesses to show them that you can see a return on investment on social media activities when using a proper strategy with clear, defined, measurable goals.  Social media metrics put a large emphasis on activity and...

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Thursday 5th January – Social Media Marketing News Roundup

After reading so much great content on the net, and many tweets and Facebook posts later I really wanted to show you (my readers)  a snapshot of my favourite worldwide social media news.  So I will be posting here several times per week with stories in social media, tech, apps, mobile, internet marketing, web design and many other related niches. Here is my roundup of news for today! Why the Social Media Revolution is Annoying, yet Powerful | Social … socialmediatoday.com1/4/12 First off, let me start by saying Happy New Year! One of my resolutions this year is to blog consistently,...

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Facebook gone MAD – A guide to the NEW Changes

Tweet We can forgive anyone who logged onto their Facebook yesterday for being slightly confused! We are now in the ‘Launching Season’ according to Mark Zuckerberg, which is the cause of this uproar from many users and why your Facebook is looking unfamiliar. Even the torrent of complaints have been features in several mainstream news outlets, The Independent ran the story ‘Facebook changes spark online complaints’. The real reason why Facebook are trying so hard is to keep up with new updates from Google+. So the battle continues! For Facebook users all over the globe, these...

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The Google+ Cheat Sheet

Have you received a Google+ invite and joined the millions of others around the world? Want to know some sneaky short cuts to help enhance your Google+ experience? Well do not worry, a very clever guy called Simon Lauststen has put together a nice graphic of the common syntax, hotkeys and tips you need to know to use Google+ like a pro. Even though it’s still early days for Google+, I do think there’ll be a massive uptake of the social network globally.  With so many people having Google e-mail accounts and the added functionality of features like: circles, hangouts and sparks,...

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Google+ Project To Rival Facebook?

I’m sure like me; many of you will have noticed the introduction of Google+ in social and tech news. There is currently a beta version available for field-testing through invite only. This is Google’s answer to Facebook and has been under-construction for over a year. Your familiar grey bar at the top will turn black with some pretty neat additional new options for accessing your Google+ profile, viewing notifications and instantly sharing content. I think at this early stage Google+ may actually have a chance at winning back some social oomph. Google’s first attempt at social...

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