Wondering where the platform is headed?
Despite a number of detractors, Google+ has a number of fans and supporters who say Google+ has grown into a platform that wins them business.
In this article you’ll discover findings from recent studies focused on the current Google+ activity as well as speculation about what Google plans to do with the network.
Google+ in Recent History
When Google+ first launched, bloggers warned Facebook to watch its rearview mirror for the new, hyper-capitalized social channel. By all accounts, Google leadership designed Google+ as a social media platform, a direct competitor to Facebook.
At first, the hype didn’t seem hyped enough. Just two weeks after its June 2011 launch, Google+ hit 10 million users. By the end of the year, 90 million users had Google+ accounts.
Are you ready for a better Pinterest marketing plan?
Time-saving Pinterest marketing tactics can deliver more results with less effort.
In this article you’ll discover six tactics to help you market on Pinterest in minutes a day.
Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.
What’s New This Week
Facebook Announces Secret Videos for Publishers
“Secret videos give Page owners the ability to upload videos that are accessible only via a direct URL, but which are not searchable for people on Facebook. This is useful for publishers who want to host videos on Facebook, embed them on third-party sites or share them with anyone who has the URL, without posting them anywhere else on Facebook.”
Facebook Introduces Video Ads Creative Spotlight: Each month, Facebook’s Video Ads Creative Spotlight will highlight and share the “best practices for creating video ads on Facebook that grab attention and drive business goals.”
Want to know what works on Pinterest?
To learn how to improve your Pinterest marketing, I interview Jeff Sieh.
More About This Show
The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.
In this episode I interview Jeff Sieh, the is founder of ManlyPinterestTips.com, a site designed to help guys understand the marketing power of Pinterest. He also hosts the Manly Pinterest podcast where he explores the latest in Pinterest marketing.
Jeff will explore marketing with Pinterest.
You’ll discover why your Pinterest following matters, as well as Pinterest posting tips.
Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below.
Have you used social media to increase customer loyalty?
To build customer loyalty, you need to show your customers you care.
In this article I’ll share how to use social media to embrace and cultivate loyal customers for your business.
Are you interested in the latest tips and tools for Instagram?
Instagram is a fast-growing platform and businesses are eager to establish a presence and encourage engagement on the network.
We asked social media experts to share their hottest Instagram tips.
Here’s what they had to say.
Have you thought about hosting chats?
Twitter chats are a great way to connect with customers and prospects, build authority and gain exposure for your business.
In this article you’ll discover how to prepare, promote and host a Twitter chat.
Do you want to build a personal brand?
Interested in ways to differentiate yourself from others?
Social media is a great way to develop a personal identity, establish a reputation and stand out in your industry.
In this article you’ll discover how to use social media to build your personal brand.
Why Personal Branding?
To understand personal branding, start by doing a Google search for your name.
Have you thought about investing in social media advertising?
With targeted ad campaigns, you can ensure that your posts reach the audience you define.
In this article, I explore the top social networks that offer promoted post options and how they help you reach your audience.