Back-to-school time is underway, and I’m sure you teachers are already balancing your lives, your classroom, and your pesky administrations. What could make life just a little bit easier for you? Google Docs, my dear educator friend.
11 Steps to Create A Google Plus Community for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Collaboration in the 21st Century classroom curated by Grant Montgomery (11 Steps to Create A Google Plus Community for your Class ~ Educational...
Universal Analytics is the next iteration of Google Analytics, and last month it launched into public beta.
Overall, we’re looking at a lot of changes all introduced at one time; and right now, the digital analytics industry is still getting to grips with how to best work with the new features.
It’s certainly the most significant change the digital analytics industry has seen, and it’s going to widen the reach of analytics to more touchpoints across an organisation. “Data-driven” might have lost its meaning from over-use, but it’s about to have a whole new meaning applied to it.
Universal Analytics is available now, free, for all current users of Google Analytics. You can’t upgrade directly at this time, but the official advice from Google is to create a new Web Property for Universal Analytics in your Google Analytics account, and run it alongside the current tracking code.
There’s a great walkthrough in getting setup at Kissmetrics and also under Google’s official documentation.
Google is, slowly but surely, building up its Google Plus social network, having just introduced larger cover images on profiles, built-in photo editing tools for mobile, and (our personal fave) Harry Potter-style animated GIFs as avatars this year.
Whether you're engaging with close family or a professional connection, your social media interactions are often very personal. In today's Marketing Monday article, Carolyn Capern of CT Social discusses the value of the customizable experience on Google+ juxtaposed to Facebook and how to take advantage of the customizations Google+ provides.
Stefanie Blackburn's insight:
Great tips on helping create that customize Social Media Experience
I am happy to report that Google Plus is now the #2 social network, after Facebook. No longer is it saddled with the distinction of being the social network you love to hate. “Ghost Town”, “The Dead Zone”, and a host of other ...
Google has come a long way since starting up as a rinky-dink search engine that played second fiddle to what Yahoo! had to offer. If you’re the average person, you’re probably using Google in some way every single day.
Stefanie Blackburn's insight:
Google has brought us search and other tools, but they also have done some great things for the world.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.