Google’s recent launch of ‘Search, plus Your World’ has really stirred things up, and many people are looking at it as either the beginning of a new revolution in personalised, relevant searching, or as the end of reliable search results. Some have decided already that it’s killed off SEO, and others are seeing huge potentials… Read more »
2011 really saw the use of social media rise dramatically, and with the launch of Google+ the whole playing field opened up still further. But whilst use of social media marketing expanded, so did the problems. In particular there remained one very big problem with social media. To be honest, in many cases it wasn’t… Read more »
For many years now social networking has been divided into roughly two camps. There are those people who use social networking as a social tool to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues. Then there are those people who use social media platforms for businesses purposes. There’s a clear distinction between using social media… Read more »
Phil over at Blue Lama asked me to write a guest post for his blog, I like Phil so I did! You can read it here; How Does Google+ Affect SEO Strategies?
The war between Facebook and Google+ is hotting up. This week a web developer tried to run an advert on Facebook asking for anyone else who had a Google+ account to add him to their network. Facebook’s response was swift. They quickly pulled his advert, and promptly disabled his account. After eventually getting his Facebook… Read more »
It’s still early days, but so far Google’s second venture into social networking seems to be working. Perhaps they’ve learned the lessons from their first exploration into the minefield of social media platforms, with Google Buzz, or perhaps they’ve been paying very close attention to the negative comments people have been raising about Facebook, but… Read more »
In social media marketing it never rains but it pours it seems. Only very recently Google broke into the social networking scene with their Google+ alternative to what they saw as Facebook’s unsafe, sloppy and alarming networking solution. And now Microsoft seems to have been peddling furiously in the background, accidentally publishing information about a… Read more »
Between the conception and the creation, between the emotion and the response, falls Google’s latest foray into the world of social networking (apologies to T.S Eliot!) Perhaps you didn’t spot the latest release by the search engine behemoth, although the announcement was certainly very much less of a ‘bang’ and definitely more of a ‘whimper’,… Read more »