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  • Blog Post: Recent Google+ Updates: What Marketers Need to Know

    If it seems like Google+ is constantly changing and being updated, because it is! As one of the dominant social networks, they’re making improvements and launching new features for both personal and business users on an ongoing basis. Here are a few of the significant updates to Google+ from...
  • Blog Post: Google+ Communities Set-Up for Businesses in 5 Simple Steps

    Google+ recently launched Communities , “a gathering place for all your passions” on their social network. Communities can be public or private and allow users to come together to share their thoughts, images, videos and opinions on any given topic. Businesses using Google+ can actually...
  • Blog Post: How to Create and Use Google+ Circles for Business

    Circles are one of the features that make Google+ a truly unique social network. They allow businesses to segment people into specific groups, to be used for targeted updates and discovery. Starting from your business Page, click on the Circles icon in the left sidebar. This sidebar is in the same...
  • Blog Post: How to Host Google+ Hangouts and Video Chat with Customers

    Google+ Hangouts are one of the more interesting and unique features of this particular social network. Hangouts are free video chats with up to ten participants. For a business owner, this is a great opportunity to connect in a meaningful way with customers. In our first Getting Started with Google...
  • Blog Post: The SMB Marketers Guide to Google+ Hangouts on Air

    Google+ Hangouts are one of the unique features of Google’s social media platform, allowing companies to host or participate in video chats. Google+ Hangouts On Air take this one step further, making it possible for social fans and customers to tune in and watch as a Hangout is happening in real...
  • Blog Post: 5 Creative Ways to Engage Fans with Google+ Hangouts

    Google+ Hangouts are a fantastic social media marketing tool that allows fans to get up close and personal with the brands they connect with, via video chat. These chats can be broadcast live , or recorded and uploaded to YouTube for future sharing. In a previous post, we learned how to host Google...
  • Blog Post: Cadbury's Sweet Success with Google+ Hangouts on Air

    Founded in 1824, leading chocolate company Cadbury exemplifies a traditional company making a successful transition to a more social business model. During their campaign as the official treat provider for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cadbury used Google+ Hangouts to connect with their younger...
  • Blog Post: Get to Know Google+: 5 Ways to Promote Your Business Page

    Just a year ago, marketers weren't sure whether the Google+ social network was worthy of the investment in time and resources it takes to build a presence on a new platform. Now, Google+ is the world’s second-largest social network in terms of active users, with over 350 million people actively...
  • Blog Post: 7 Google+ Pages Tips for Local Businesses

    In 2012, Google integrated their local business Places listings with their social network, Google+. Now, a Google+ verified business page can be found in local Google search results, complete with customer reviews and information about the business for potential customers. When a customer searches...
  • Blog Post: Get to Know Google+: 7 Tips to Engage Your Following With Killer Content

    How does your brand engage your social audience on Google+? Engagement itself isn’t necessarily a measure of success, yet an engaged audience shares your social content, demonstrates affinity with your brand and takes an interest in your company by clicking through to your website and buying products...
  • Blog Post: Google+ is the Social Media Marketer's Gift that Keeps Giving

    Over the course of 2012, Google+ made a number of improvements to the social platform, many of which were designed to help businesses market themselves more effectively. In March, Google updated the design of the +1 button, adding a Google+ social number to show the number of +1s a brand or article...
  • Blog Post: 15 Google+ Tips from Social Media Expert Chris Brogan

    Google+ is one of the newer kids on the social media block, yet it has become one of the sites SMBs absolutely must consider using for online marketing. According to comScore, traffic to the Google+ site jumped 82% between the end of last year and summer 2012. Over 400 million members now populate the...
  • Blog Post: 3 Google+ Tools That Helped LateRooms.com Engage Fans & Build Community

    As of the latest estimate, Google+ now boasts over 343 million monthly active users , making it second only to Facebook on the list of the world’s largest social networks. Participation on Google’s social site can help businesses achieve greater search visibility and a targeted social following...