Biznology

Google+ is an antisocial network

Biznology

For most, Google+ is an antisocial network. Over the last few weeks I have been writing almost exclusively about Google+: Google+ on its third birthday and How to be a Google+ success. Google+ did no such thing. ” might be what Google thought.

Feed Google fresh sandwiches every day instead of Christmas dinner once-a-year

Biznology

Don’t we all know that Google Search is a somniloquist ! ” Not only is Google a Glutton, but he’s always hungry — and a picky eater, too. In a perfect world, all of Google’s food would be steamy hot, bold with spices and herbs , and nutritionally rich.

Trending Sources

How to be a Google+ success

Biznology

It just occurred to me, after spending a week deep-diving into Google+ , that Plus is not a social network — or even a social layer — it’s a global reboot of the message board. There are cooler, smarter, funnier people on Google+ than we have in our own lives now.

Google 123

What content to blog for Google search success

Biznology

Monocultures are vulnerable and true polycultural environments are much more resistant to pathogens, where pathogens are represented by the fickle and volatile shifting sands of Google’s algorithm. The post What content to blog for Google search success appeared first on Biznology.

Google is a lying liar that lies

Biznology

The following list of Google lying liar lies all have exceptions to the rules. And, Google does make examples of bad actors. That’s all Google has and that’s really all you have when it comes to whether or not someone clicks on your content or not.

Google 117

Google+ on its Third Birthday

Biznology

I have been covering Google Plus since its inception three years ago. Before I go into G+ as a social network or social media platform, let me remind you that not even Google calls G+ a social network, it calls it a “social layer” and an “authorship tool.” Is G+ Google’s Ellis Island ?

Google 105

Essential SEO advice directly from Google

Biznology

This news directly from Google is old news for those of us in the SEO game. It seems to me that Google’s tired of our draft work. Google seems to want us to revise our first drafts of the web. Be sure to remember that Google trades in pages.

Help Google help you optimize your content for search

Biznology

It’s really hard to get Google’s attention. Google loves structured data. One way to make things even clearer is to take advantage of structured data that Google understands immediately: events, reviews, recipes, etc.

How do you replace Google Site Search?

Biznology

I’ve gotten a flurry of phone calls recently because Google has announced that they are withdrawing their popular Google Site Search product, which many companies—even large ones—have been using as their website search engine. The post How do you replace Google Site Search?

Sites 36

Google demands your papers with the Hummingbird algorithm update

Biznology

Why is Google being such a dick? Because there’s not only billions of dollars being spent of getting to the top of Google, but everything to lose — losing just one spot, going from 2nd to 3rd, to say nothing about going from a top-three organic result on Google to the fifth spot.

Paper 116

A couple Google Webmaster Tools tips and tricks

Biznology

Too few webmasters move beyond Google Analytics , which is a pity. Google Webmaster Tools is all you really need to become a Google-whisperer. Do it for Google. to gerriscorp.com in order to be able to target the US in my Google Webmaster Tools.

Spending more time on SEO than adding value to Google?

Biznology

” Give Value to Google. Google Needs Copy and Content More than Inbound Links. Google Still Believes that Books Make the Library. While these beautiful sites shape change and reconfigure based on how you view them, they don’t help Google very much.

France’s Google is different than ours

Biznology

As part of that trip, I brought my unlocked Google Nexus 5 phone, my Apple iPad Air, and my x220 Lenovo ThinkPad in order to (try to, attempt to) keep up with email, business, and this blog. One: visitors from the US cannot use Google the same way we do in the States.

Two more Google Webmaster Tools tips and tricks

Biznology

Last week I shared a couple Google Webmaster Tools tips and tricks with you. Google wants you to be successful! And no, it has less to do with backlinks and google juice from PR6-9 sites circa 2015 than it has in the recent past. Google Only Speaks Structured Data (Sitemap.xml).

Google Authorship brings your staff out from behind your brand

Biznology

Encourage your entire staff to link their Google+ profiles to your business site. So, even the least likely to ever volunteer to blog or tweet on your company’s behalf staff member might very well be a Google Clout rockstar and never have written anything bloggish at all.

Google Search is more Rain Man than Beautiful Mind

Biznology

It’s a little known fact, but something I try to remind everyone all the time, that Google Search has a lot of common with Dustin Hoffman ‘s character in Rain Man, Raymond Babbitt. Google Search has a lot of eccentricities. As I have said before, Google abhors a vacuum.

The secret to Mastodon’s success is mastering the hyperlocal

Biznology

Unlike Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, or Twitter, there are no global handles. While I am @chrisabraham on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter, I need to register a separate handle on every instance of Mastodon I join.

All your best content may now be considered fake news

Biznology

I do this to make sure I don’t lose track of them and to make it easy and simple for Google , you, and me to be able to access them well into the future. It’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms.

Cable 99

All social media sites should offer profit sharing and ad revenue

Biznology

YouTube offers it and SnapChat offers a version of it — but every single nanosecond that you and I spend on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, is for love, God, country and, for us in the social media marketing business, brand.

Sites 79

All Online Digital Roads Lead to Google Plus

Biznology

Google can’t get any of us to use Google Plus, but they’re still trying. With that caveat, Google’s closing in on its goal of being federated across all of its properties, so be acutely aware. But I am sold on the Google Empire because they stalk me so good.

Google 102

Search: The art and science of identifying your target audience

Biznology

Whenever we start to review Google keyword data, one of the most common questions I get is: “How do you know our target audience is actually searching for that keyword?”. Google provides many clues and hints that will give you a better idea.

Have top influencers author your sites to appease Google search

Biznology

It’s a great time to be passionate about social media, the Internet , online community, and the Google suite of products and services: Google’s about to reward you big-time just as Google pulls the rug out from under the feet of traditional SEO link strategies.

Sites 94

What Google Really Doesn’t Want You To Know About Search

Biznology

Anyone who watched Apple’s WWDC keynote the other day or the Google I/O keynote a couple weeks back probably noticed an interesting trend: Both Apple and Google really want to search inside your apps (see here and here ). According to eMarketer : Google owned 82.8%

Why content marketing complements (but doesn’t replace) link building

Biznology

Despite the fact that Google continuously adds new signals to their search algorithm (which contains 200+ ranking signals), links remain an important signal of authority in organic search. We Analyzed 1 Million Google Search Results. Can You Rank in Google Without Links?

Buy domain names for all your pages, products, and services

Biznology

What’s more, if you mask the domain, you can even add your own SEO-optimized meta tags — keywords, description, and title — and it’ll render the target URL wrapped in a frame that will supposedly fool Google, which it probably won’t.

Can Google find you in your online store?

Biznology

Google Prefers Sites with Esprit de Corps. Google wants to see websites that don’t have burnt out bulbs, dirty toilets, un-bussed tables, overflowing garbage bins, or blacked out, burnt out, letters on your company signage. Don’t get Google wrong.

If you post it will they come?

Biznology

Pop over to both Google Add URL and Bing Add URL just in case Biznology doesn’t have their act together. Google’s getting really good at finding ground zero on it’s own but anything I can do to make it easier I feel is worth it.

Win lifestyle influencers over with generosity and attentiveness

Biznology

Money from Google isn’t reliable and agency product sponsorship can be patchy but having the financial support of your friends, fans, and followers turns out to be the gift that keeps on giving. It takes a lot of money to give you license to treat someone like crap.

The ugly side of digital transformation

Biznology

A Google search on that phrase turns up 7 million results, and the term has become a staple of press releases and corporate collateral.

Media 90

Google chooses speed over content from sites

Biznology

So, Google knows that it’s being judged more on the smooth transition from search results to website. Google also knows that the top result receive exponentially more clicks than the second result which receives exponentially more clicks than the third, and so on.

Sites 90

Five social media courses make one social media strategy meal

Biznology

While it can be associated with your brand name and the name of your products, it’s generally focused on discoverability on Google in association with what you do and what you make. Same thing with Google and the rest of the online world.

How to simultaneously attract new prospects and retain loyal customers

Biznology

It’s no wonder many businesses and consumers are hoping for Google Fiber to come to a city near them. One of the challenges business owners face is attracting new customers while trying to retain current customers.

Why I told a client to quit blogging: finding your “One Thing”

Biznology

However, you’d never know it by his site’s Google positions–he wasn’t positioning for any core keyphrases. Not only did his site visitors love the transcript option, Google loved his transcripts, too. He went from nowhere in Google to positioning in the top ten for some key terms.

Looking in Google’s funhouse mirror

Biznology

Google’s the worst boyfriend in the world! However, Google’s reflection isn’t a personal slight, it’s simply an emergent fractal representing how people actually search — for you — and not how you want them to.

14 key facts on website speed and 4 top tips when it ‘s slow

Biznology

If website speed is important for you, a good tool to examine website speed for your site is Google PageSpeed Insights. Website speed has long been recognized as a important factor that impacts search engine rankings. And a top factor in Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Google has carnal knowledge of social

Biznology

Twitter and Google have made amends. Before then, Google built its real-time-web on the immediacy of Twitter, drinking deeply from the nowness of its river of news. Then Twitter cut Google completely off, blocking direct access to the pulse of the Internet.

Chris Abraham joins Cindy Crescenzo and Steve Farnsworth on FIR with Shel Holtz

Biznology

With the Amazon Echo and Google Home, along with Siri and Google Now, it’s fast becoming a voice-driven world. Figuring out what people are talking about using Google Trends is a better way to do real-time marketing. Episode 64 of the #FIR podcast is up.

Are LinkedIn Groups experiencing a crisis?

Biznology

It makes you wonder if LinkedIn groups will experience the same fate as Google+ Communities , deserted after members go elsewhere for relevant discussions and cutting-edge content?

The future of Twitter is as a protected essential public utility

Biznology

CA: Yeah, the real time web just isn’t the same on Google or Facebook or anywhere else. Be sure to check Sally out on Twitter, @sallyfalkow , LinkedIn , SlideShare , Facebook , and even Google+.

Google unmasks the anonymous with Google Authorship

Biznology

Google has a goal in mind and it has more to do with visitor identification as it relates to targeted advertising than it has to do with improving the quality, speed, or usefulness of searching or finding. Google wants to triangulate real name with as much online behavior as possible. Google’s apps, products, phones, OSes, and services are just elaborate strategies to lure Internet denizens out of the cold and into the system. Google’s conflicted.