Tag Archives: google plus

March 6, 2015


Social Sound Bite: Is Google Killing Google+?

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/onbrand/Social-Sound-Bite-9s.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn this week’s Social Sound Bite – recorded live at the KXIC studios in Iowa City – Jay and I discussed a recent development from Google. On last week’s show, we shared new data …

August 6, 2014

Social Spotlight

Social Media Image Size Blueprint: Google+ and LinkedIn

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With images becoming more and more central on social networks, it’s hard for brands to ignore this visual shift online. Cover photos, header images, timeline previews, and more on almost every social platform offer tremendous opportunities for marketers. To take …

November 29, 2013


Is Google+ Worth the Time?


http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5985866/SocialBrandChat/SocialBrandChatEpisode5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis week on Social Brand Chat presented by KXIC we discussed a question via (what else?) Google+ from Stephan Hovnanian: “How do I decide if Google+ is worth it?” Great question and definitely one …

January 16, 2013

Social Spotlight

What Does Facebook Graph Search Mean for Brands?

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On Tuesday, Facebook announced a new feature to their billion-plus users — Graph Search. After heralding this exciting new announcement (video below) many were left wondering what Facebook Graph Search is beyond an enhanced search feature and what it means …

July 5, 2012

Social Spotlight

Google+ at One Year: 12 Game-Changing Milestones

My most trafficked post of 2011 occurred exactly one year ago. The post provided early insights and a review of a new social network called Google+. In hindsight the traffic spike isn’t really surprising as it’s a big new social …

April 23, 2012

Social Spotlight

What the Google+ Redesign Means for Your Brand

Whoa. What Happened? Like many, I was shocked last week when I logged into Google+ and found that the search giant had quietly rolled out a massive revision to their social platform — both in terms of appearance and features. …

December 29, 2011

Social Spotlight

Google+ Brand Pages: What You Need to Know

If you’re asking ‘What is Google+?’ here’s a quick primer — Google+ is the latest social networking foray from Google. This network was launched earlier this summer with a stampede for scarce invitations and industry wonks waxing philosophically on whether …

December 24, 2011

Social Spotlight

Free eBook! Google+ 101: How the Next Big Thing Can Impact Your Business

From launch hype to the rollout of business pages, the social network from the Internet’s biggest player is taking off fast. To recap all of this and to help your business get involved, I wrote an eBook — Google+ 101: …

October 10, 2011

Social Spotlight

How I Use Google+

If you’re like me you’ve probably seen a wide array of responses to Google’s new social network, Google+. What would I do with another social network? I haven’t logged into Google Plus in days/weeks. I am abandoning Facebook for Google+ …

August 22, 2011

Social Spotlight

Google+ Business Wish List

Dear Google, We’ve been very good marketers this year. We’re really excited about your most recent toy, Google+. Do you think you could find a way to include the following features in your upcoming rollout of Google+ business pages? Start …