Chris Lang on Some Breaking Google Plus News: Scheduling Hangouts On Air


This is developing.  More when Chris (or anyone) finds out more on the apparent upcoming ability to schedule Google Plus Hangouts on Air. … [Read more...]

How To Monetize Google Plus Hangouts On Air


Google+ Hangouts On Air are a suite of powerful interview and content creation tools. But no one wants to watch your hour long video that is often the result of an authority interview. Here is how to cure that problem the fast easy way... My friend Todd Hartley, CEO of, shows us in this short video how to use Google+ Hangouts to create great question and answer driven videos that lead to exactly the question they are looking for. Short, concise and to the point videos do very … [Read more...]

How Your Business Should Approach Google+ Local


It's been a little over two weeks since Google Places morphed into Google+ Local, and local businesses and analysts are still trying to figure out what these changes will mean in the long-term. As of right now, if you ranked highly on Google Places, you may not be ranking as highly on Google+ Local. Additionally, if you're a restaurant owner, you're probably adjusting to the fact that a Zagat score is prominently displayed under your restaurant's name in the Google+ Local search results. Your … [Read more...]

Local Bloggers Take Note: Google+ Local Launches


If you are a local business blogger, a local business with a regular website, or a consultant who does SEO work for locals, today's announcement by Google is something to take VERY seriously. All Google+ users can now see a new tab on their stream called "Local."  Clicking it, you can check out what's around you.  Dining, services, and every other kind of business are all just a click away from around 200 million users of Google+. And the thing has a scoring system which decides what local … [Read more...]

Google Plus for Business Infographic

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This is a very detailed look at Google+ for business by Chris Brogan.  Chris is also a great blogger to follow for all kinds of online business and marketing tips.  I recommend putting him on your reading list in Feedly as a top expert to follow. Related articles Ten Blogging Lessons From Chris Brogan( Create Your Own Infographics At Visual.Ly( Infographic: Visualizing the True Reach of Social Media Personalities … [Read more...]

Google +1 Button Hides In Search Results

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The actual picture Before plunging into the actual concept of Google hiding its +1 button, it is apparent that you should understand the functions of the +1 feature. No sooner than Google+ service was launched during the 2011, web users expected a +1 button in real time search. The +1 feature implies that when a user with a Google+ account performs a search on the internet using Google and by chance stumbles upon a webpage that he/she likes, then the user can recommend the page to their … [Read more...]