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How To Post To Your Social Media Accounts From Google+

How To Post To Your Social Media Accounts From Google+ | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Google+ is here to stay, the launch of Google's Search+ your World feature now means it is critical to make sure that as a marketer you are using Google+ to...

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Small Business Marketing Tips: How to Succeed on Social Media

Small Business Marketing Tips: How to Succeed on Social Media | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it

What are some of the biggest challenges trending in small business? A collection of small business marketing tips on how to succeed on social media when you're strapped for time and money.

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42 resources to stay on the cutting edge of online marketing
  1. Buffer blog
  2. Hubspot
  3. DuctTape Marketing
  4. Danny Brown
  5. Small Biz Trends
  6. Small Biz Lady
  7. Gary Vee
  8. Medium
  9. LinkedIn
  10. Moz
  11. EConsultancy
  12. Search Engine Land
  13. Inbound.org
  14. Growth Hackers
  15. The Next Web
  16. Mashable
  17. Jay Baer
  18. Social Fresh
  19. Seth Godin
  20. Ad Age
  21. Fast Company
  22. Jay Vig Media
  23. Venture Beat
  24. Brian Solis
  25. Brian Kramer
  26. Social Media Examiner
  27. Forbes Tech
  28. Simply Measured
  29. BrandWatch
  30. Inc Magazine
  31. Pew Research
  32. Think with Google
  33. Yahoo Ad Buzz
  34. Noah Kagan
  35. Neil Patel
  36. Michael Brito
  37. Pat Flynn
  38. Brian Fanzo
  39. Razor Social
  40. Chris Brogan
  41. Wired
  42. Tech Crunch
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How Do You Set Lower Bandwidth For A Google Hangout On Air?

http://www.PaulColligan.com How do you set lower bandwidth for a Google Hangout On Air. It's very easy, as can been seen in this video below. One of the most...

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I am doing more and more Hangouts for 1-on-1 training sessions to private video chat sessions so this tip from @Randy Hilarski is timely and useful.

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This is a great feature that I did not know was available. Personally my bandwidth fluctuates wildly so I may downgrade one notch to improve my Hangout experience.

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Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO

Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it

SEO is the process of making your web site more accessible to search engines. Google's algorithmic updates the last 3-5 years ("panda" "penguin" "hummingbird") have reshaped the SEO marketing landscape permanently.

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To Increase Your Online Visibility requires time , effort and knowing who your target audience is and what their needs are?

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It's been a while now that SEO experts such as Lee Odden or Rand Fishkin have commented on the algorithm changes of Google that completely changed SEO from an obscure technical back linking technique to a much more human ability to produce content humans enjoy and like to share. 


This post gives a number of actionable tips on how to implement a successful SEO strategy in 2014. 


But beyond the list of tips, SEO today boils down mostly to publishing content that your targeted audience will enjoy: because it educates, it entertains them, it informs them, etc...


And therefore the key to success is being consistent which - as the above chart shows - is the main challenge today: producing a constant stream of high quality content is not just tough, it's impossible. Even major media groups have given up on this as they got beaten by the Huffington Post (which this post is interestingly from), BuzzFeed and Upworthy. Mixing your own content with curated content however does not only makes this possible but also makes your entire site and publishing efforts more credible

Ken Dickens's curator insight, October 20, 3:37 PM

Standard On-Page SEO Practices still apply because this is the entry point for Google to know what a page is about and index it correctly.  But, creating great content is what it is all about.  -Ken

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Local Search Ranking Factors 2014 - Local SEO and How to Rank in Google - Moz

Local Search Ranking Factors 2014 - Local SEO and How to Rank in Google - Moz | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it

Local marketing experts rank the most important factors that influence Google's local search algorithm. What's most important for Local SEO?

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If you want your local listing to rank high in the local search results (and who doesn't) here's the top Moz metrics you need to know.

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Google Releases Video Series On Taking Your Local Business Online

Google Releases Video Series On Taking Your Local Business Online | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it

Google's Maile Ohye, a well-known personality in the SEO space, has published six-videos adding up to about 30 minutes, containing advice on bringing your local business online.

Neil Ferree's insight:

Getting found in the local search results is as important as anything you can do for having an online presence. Whether you're a law firm or a pizza shop, your Google+ Local Listing is key to your success.

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10 Golden Rules to Successful Social Media Marketing

10 Golden Rules to Successful Social Media Marketing | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Get social, and stay socially active, relevant and connected. 10 golden rules to successful social media marketing.
Neil Ferree's insight:

Where you share your social media content is important. 


How you share your social media content is important too.


Follow these 10 Golden Rules @Rebekah Radice shares in this SMM article to get the maximum benefit from your social media marketing.


Contact Me to learn how to manage your social media presence.

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Small businesses have their own social network today in Brazzlebox

Small businesses have their own social network today in Brazzlebox | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
The new community is designed specifically for the needs of Mom and Pop stores and other businesses that often have to plan carefully if they even want to buy a new office chair.
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Is this new start-up Brazzelbox one to watch for us SMB types?


Reviews are NOT part of their business model? Is this a red flag or will the SMB profile with photos and product info be enough to compete with the likes of Yelp, Angie's List, G+ Local, Merchant Circle et al?

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Post-Pigeon Best Practice: How To Optimize For Internet Yellow Pages & Directories

Post-Pigeon Best Practice: How To Optimize For Internet Yellow Pages & Directories | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it

Many marketers have written off Internet Yellow Pages as dead, the recent Google Pigeon update may have made them relevant once more.

Neil Ferree's insight:

Citations for your Local Listing are the same thing only different as high PR links are for your Website. Google Pigeon may be bringing life back to the yellow pages?

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How To Get More Interaction On Google+

How To Get More Interaction On Google+ | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it

Ever wondered "Why don't You get +1's, comments and reshares like everyone else on Google+?" Well, the short answer is, don't just know what to say, know how to say it. Take a look at this infographic that breaks down how to get more engagement on Google+.

Neil Ferree's insight:

Photos and Images perform better in comparison to other posts on Google Plus. Here's Why?

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How To Manage Your Social Media Presence

Whether you are seeking a new Job Opportunity on LinkedIn or you are a small business owner or a Soc...

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Follow this blueprint if you want to better manage your social media presence so when a prospective client Google’s your name or your business name, they’ll find your social profiles appealing and compelling.


This will increase the likelihood of them following you and engaging you on one or more of your top social media channels.

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How to Manage Your Social Media Presence

How to Manage Your Social Media Presence | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Follow this blueprint to manage your social media presence so when someone Google's your name, your social profiles are compelling and social engaging.
Neil Ferree's insight:

When was the last time you Google'd your name? More than likely, your Twitter profile was one of the top ranking socials in the SERPs.


When you want to vet a potential vendor, new hire or someone who you're thinking about following, do you Google their name to see what their social footprint looks like? Yeah, me too! We all do.


Read this article and follow this process to make sure your social media presence is showcasing you in your best light.


Are your social media marketing campaigns performing as well as you would like to?


If not let's talk about I How I can Help improve your results.

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How Being Helpful Helps Your Bottom Line

Learn more at http://jaybaer.com or contact jay@jaybaer.com Jay Baer is a dynamic, inspirational marketing keynote speaker who delivers critical social media...
Neil Ferree's insight:

Listen in at 1:47 on how Hilton Hotels used Social Media Monitoring to be helpful then figure out how to clone this model to fit your niche?


Tips on how to manage your social media presence

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Content Marketing Best Practices

Content Marketing Best Practices 

Neil Ferree's insight:

If Content is King then Content Distribution is Queen and the Queen is Driving the Bus.


Many have figured out our why online visibility is key to gaining traction in the super competitive social media landscape. 

Curating quality content has become a must have skill set for all internet marketers. This video provides a high level over view of what's involved in creating a custom content marketing system. 

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Google Pulls Profile Photos and Circle Counts from Search Results

Google Pulls Profile Photos and Circle Counts from Search Results | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Google announced today they will remove profile photos and the author's Google+ circle counts from search results. Google's John Mueller had the following to say about this change: We've been doing...
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The Semantic Web & Hummingbird & Conversational Search will have a major influence on the Google SERP's like these:



Authorship is alive and well. Not having your G+ Profile Photo in the SERP's is a bummer, but when your content ranks at the top of the search engine for a long tail keyword phrase per the above (and) when the user lands on your page and the content is congruent with their conversational query, the conversion will take care of itself. 


My model for influencing how and where my pages get ranked goes something like this;


  1. SlideShare Deck
  2. YouTube Video
  3. WP Blog Post
  4. Llistl.ly List
  5. Quora Q&A


Social Updates to;


  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
Click Here if you want to find out how this model will work for you and your social media footprint?
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How Google Authorship Changes Might Affect Your Thought Leadership ... - Business 2 Community

How Google Authorship Changes Might Affect Your Thought Leadership ... - Business 2 Community | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
How Google Authorship Changes Might Affect Your Thought Leadership ...
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When it comes to managing your social media presence, when and where your Google Authorship Bio Photo renders will be determined if and when the use is signed into their Google account.

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How to Create a 5,000-View SlideShare in 10 Minutes

How to Create a 5,000-View SlideShare in 10 Minutes | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
The most efficient SlideShare tips for creating presentations that are beautiful, viral, and effective.
Neil Ferree's insight:

Creating a Deck in less than 10 minutes is rare for me.


The one technique I would add to Kevan's handy tip list would be to embed a YouTube video in the Deck where applicable like I did here.


#Slideshare #contentmarketing #JNFerree

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massimo scalzo's curator insight, July 18, 4:56 AM

Very interesting techniques to create SlideShare views in the blink of an eye !

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Does Your Landing Page Suck? If so, or you're not sure, watch this video!

Does Your Landing Page Suck? If so, or you're not sure, watch this video! | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
For the first time ever, Unbounce is joining forces with ConversionXL to crown The Ultimate Landing Page Champion. Over 3 weeks, Unbounce’s Oli Gardner and ConversionXL’s Peep Laja will review tear apart brave contestants’ landing pages right before your eyes. You'll decide who gets cut, who makes it to the next round and who ultimately reaches the heights of landing page glory.
Neil Ferree's insight:

If your landing page sucks, you want to watch this video.


Coming to you from Unbounce


20 landing pages reviewed

Top 5 winners are picked

Did you pick the winner?

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20 WordPress Plugins for a More Powerful Blog

20 WordPress Plugins for a More Powerful Blog | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Learn the 10 WordPress plugins that power the Buffer blog, plus 10 more WordPress plugins we'd love to try.
Neil Ferree's insight:

Many of these Wordpress Plugins are well known.


A few are new to me and need further testing. 


Which ones would you recommend?


Hello Bar is first on my list

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How to Fix Google+

How to Fix Google+ | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
With Google+ in turmoil, the company's fatal flaw is exposed. Here is a plan to fix it!
Neil Ferree's insight:

As is usually the case, on such provocative posts, the comment section is where the juicy parts reside. 


Google would have to believe all of these things before retiring Google+ comment submitted by Andy Crestodina
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The CIA's Social Media Manager Deserves a Raise

The CIA's Social Media Manager Deserves a Raise | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
The CIA answered five Twitter questions on Monday, a month after sending its first official tweet.
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Top 5 Tweets by the CIA


  1. No we don't know your password so we can't send it to you
  2. Yes, we are Hiring
  3. If you visit us, maybe we can take a selfie
  4. Our SR-71 Blackbird flew high and faster
  5. No, we don't know where Tupac is


Who said the CIA doesn't have a sense of humor?


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Behind the Scenes Look at Google+ Posts, Profiles and Pages

Behind the Scenes Look at Google+ Posts, Profiles and Pages | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
I love Google+. In addition to using it for content discovery, this rapidly growing social network is an incredible tool for micro blogging,  networking and
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A Deep Dive into Google+ Posts, Pages and Profiles and their many moving parts.


To help Google+ users understand what is happening behind the scenes, Brian details the source code of Google+ posts and pages to show you elements that affect how your posts appear in Google+ and in Google Search.


In this guide, you will learn what tags are added automatically and how to optimize the elements you have control over including:

☞ Titles
☞ Meta descriptions
☞ Canonical tags
☞ Alt attributes
☞ No follow attributes
☞ Rel=author
☞ Target="_blank" 
☞ Schema markup Google adds to profiles and pages


This will help you better manage your social media presence on Google+ and your other top social networks,

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An Introduction to Google+

This is the first video in a series of five which covers just about everything you need to know about Google+ 


Martin is a Master at teaching others how to maximize our social marketing efforts especially when it comes to learning how to manage your social media presence on Google+

Neil Ferree's insight:

Everything you need to know about about Google Plus.


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Neil Ferree's curator insight, July 5, 11:32 PM

This is the first video in a series of five which covers just about everything you need to know about Google+


00:01 Plus your Business introduction
00:32 *Home page*
00:45 How to post, add photos, videos, links, events
02:29 Edit or delete your post. Link, embed, disable comments, disable reshares, view ripples (public post only).
02:41 *Circles*
03:03 Create new circles
03:16 Your circles. Suggestions. Who added you. Discover.
03:42 Circle management. Add, move, sort, delete.
05:26 Back to Home. How circles define your experience.
05:41 Individual Streams. Notifications On/Off. Posts visibiliy.
06:05 *Notifications* The bell (Mr Jingles). Notifications window.
09:25 Top tool bar. Share button, account information, your profile and pages.
09:38 Events, birthdays, recent photos
10:00 *Communities* Where to find them. Join or create your own.
10:36 *Home again* How to interact with other people's posts.
11:05 Mentioning (+name). Editing post. Deleting post.
11:38 View post activity. Who +1d or shared?
12:05 *Settings.* Control notifications.
12:30 *Hangouts.* Brief overview
14:10 The following areas are just mentioned so you know where you can find them on the left menu. Hangouts on air, Pages, Local, What's hot, Send feedback, Take a tour, Region and Help. 
15:27 Miscellaneous. Hashtags, search bar, launcher.
16:17 *Profile* View others and accessing your own.
16:35 Changing profile and cover photo.
17:16 About tab
17:45 People
18:23 Links
19:27 Wrap up. Closing titles.

Marilyn Moran's curator insight, July 6, 3:22 PM

This is an absolute must-watch if you're new to Google+.

Dawn Matheson's curator insight, July 8, 5:24 PM

Our thanks to Neil Ferree for breaking down the video with a timestamp outline.

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The Small Business Guide to Google My Business

The Small Business Guide to Google My Business | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
A streamlined guide for understanding, registering, and optimising your business on Google My Business.
Neil Ferree's insight:

Google has over 1.2 billion unique users per month and is an amazing marketing opportunity for small businesses.


Getting set up used to be a pain.


Fortunately, Google My Business has just been launched to make it easier for brands and local businesses to connect with customers on search, on Maps, and on Google Plus.


Follow this step by step guide for getting set up and optimised.

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The Ultimate List of IFTTT Recipes for Marketers

The Ultimate List of IFTTT Recipes for Marketers | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Learn how to use IFTTT to scale and automate some of your marketing tasks. Spend more time on strategy instead of repetitive research with SEER's tips.
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Keep Track of the Competition:


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The Ultimate Guide to Using Images in Social Media

The Ultimate Guide to Using Images in Social Media | Google Plus Business Pages | Scoop.it
Interested in how to best apply images for a certain social network such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram? Here is a guide to using images in social media.
Neil Ferree's insight:

Once we get the Title of the Article figured out, creating or sourcing the perfect image to embed in the piece is every bit as important as the title.


Making sure these images look good in all possible formats is a time-consuming and frustrating process, especially since the content is accessible from a variety of devices. 


Here's how the best and brightest do it so we can better manage our social media posts for;


Facebook

Twitter

Google+

LinkedIn

YouTube

Instagram

Pinterest



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