6 ways your business can get the most from Google+

6 ways your business can get the most from Google+

Despite only being launched last year, as of April this year Google+ boasted over 100 million active users. The social network gives users the ability to share content, stay up to date with industry specific news and also network and interact with users. Many people were initially sceptical about Google+’s ability to add value as a social network. However, features like Google+ Hangouts, set this network apart from existing platforms. It is also important to remem

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Get ready for Google+ Hangouts in Gmail

Get ready for Google+ Hangouts in Gmail

Most people are familiar with Gmail’s chat option by now (and some of you have probably even tried out the video chat feature while scanning your e-mails or chatting on GTalk). Google recently announced that we will soon have an impressive Google+ Hangouts feature in our Gmail inboxes. Google explains the new feature as follows: “Unlike the old video chat, which was based on peer-to-peer technology, Hangouts utilize the power of Google’s network to deliver hig

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Vanity URL’s for Google+

Vanity URL’s for Google+

This has been in a the pipeline for a while now and I’m really surprised that it actually took this long, but the search engine giant has finally announced vanity search engine friendly URL’s on Google+. When these new vanity URL’s are rolled out (slowly starting), there will most likely be a huge amplification on Google+ where everyone will try to get the best vanity URL’s. There are thousands of Michael John’s in the world, but there

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Tips for marketing on Google+

Tips for marketing on Google+

While all social media platforms have certain similarities, each one has its own set of benefits and weaknesses. Google+ morphs a lot of the cool features of the various platforms together, but you have to take the time to figure out what works and what doesn’t. To save you time, here’s a few best practice tips to marketing on Google+: Recommend links on your About tab: Don’t leave the About tab on your Google+ Page blank. You’ve got the option to recommend

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Why you need to install Google+ Direct Connect on your website

Why you need to install Google+ Direct Connect on your website

How do people find information about your business? They either pick up a phonebook, visit your website or they do a quick search for your business on Google. This can be frustrating – especially if there are multiple pages of content about your business and web surfers have to click through page after page to find your home page (or any specific information they’re looking for). Google is changing the way these algorithms work. If a user types a “+1” in fro

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