What Is Google Authorship?

Google Authorship A to Z Workshop (via Basic Podcasting Tips) Google Authorship Workshop My friend Chris Lang hosted a Google Hangouts on Air on the topic of Google Authorship. This is a panel discussion. The following panelists were on hand for the discussion: Jack Humphrey Todd Hartley Shira Gal and of course your's truly Ileane Smith Google authorship is… … [Read more...]

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 WireBuzz.com, 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...]

This week on Friday Traffic Report: Privacy and Snoopy Social Networks


We had a neat surprise today. Thought Jim wasn't going to make it, but he showed up in New Orleans for a conference where he's speaking this weekend. So we ended up tackling privacy and talked about Google, Facebook, Skype and related privacy topics for businesses and individuals on the web. Should we be worried? Maybe. Surprised? No! Also a great tip on testing your market before pulling a "Netflix" on your customers! The Hangout Chat Log From Today's Show... Jim … [Read more...]

Google Hangouts Rolling Out Broadcasting Ability


Great news from Google.  We'll be able to broadcast Hangouts world-wide soon.  What could you do for your readers, customers or clients with Google Hangouts On Air? Learn more about Google Hangouts On Air.   … [Read more...]

Which social network is best for organic SEO? The answer might surprise you!

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So you think you've got Facebook nailed down and the links you've built from Fan Pages are totally rocking your organic SEO. Or you think Twitter is getting the job done for you. With all the hubub over Google+ being a "ghost town" (which I've never experienced since day 1) those who have been there from the beginning and those who get involved and actually engage, are benefiting more than people spending the same time on Twitter and Facebook combined. The following infographic answers … [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(business2community.com) Create Your Own Infographics At Visual.Ly(business2community.com) 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...]