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    Google Plus End of Life Announcement

    Friday, February 15, 2019 Katherine Anderson

    Yes, another large online service shutting down! We’ve been hearing rumours for a while that Google Plus will be flicking the off switch and in December 2018 it became official. With its launch in 2011 it was Google’s answer to Social Networking but it was up against Facebook from the start and although it gained some traction in the first few years it seemed to drop off and hear we ar ..

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    Google Plus Business Pages being deleted

    Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Michael Anderson

    Google is attempting to delete any of the Google+ page listings that have not been recently utilised. Each of these pages are a social media profile for your business and up until recently there were posts added to most of these accounts like you would for Facebook or Instagram. In the past when a business map was setup it would automatically create a Google + page for the business too. Y ..

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    Top 3 Reasons to Google Plus for Business

    Monday, November 12, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    As Google + is gaining ground in the Social Media Empire, it's time to look at the top 3 reasons why your Business should be engaging with Google + in it's infancy stage. 1. Link to Adwords Once you have a +1 button installed on your website, you can link your +1 with your Adwords Account. Initial insights show a 8-12% lift in CTR for Ads that use the Basic or Personal +1 linking, showing  ..

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    How to have a Google + Hangout with Sirocco

    Thursday, September 27, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    A Google + Hangout is a fantastic medium for having business meetings and conferences. You can meet with up to 10 people at a time and can also screenshare to show presentations and provide training. To have a Google + Hangout you will need to - Login to your Google Account. If you don't have a Google Account, you can create one here - http://accounts.google.com/signup (https://account ..

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    Google Search Results now include 'Actively Discussed on Google+'

    Wednesday, August 01, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    Google+ is advancing at a rapid rate. As part of this further integration, when you are logged into Google+ and searching on Google, you may come across the 'Actively discussed on Google+' link underneath your search results. Once you click the 'Show' icon, you will see all the latest Google+ discussions and comments about the search result that was listed. This also allows you to lin ..

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    How to Google for Business

    Friday, May 25, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    Google Places Rate and share places on Google places.google.com/rate (http://places.google.com/rate) Get your business found on Google google.com/local/add (http://google.com/local/add) Let customers look inside your business maps.google.com/help/maps/businessphotos (http://maps.google.com/help/maps/businessphotos) Advertise online, quickly and easily google.com/adwords/express (http://g ..

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    How to create a Google Plus Page

    Sunday, February 12, 2012 Katherine Anderson

    Not only is creating a Google Plus page fast but it is also free and is a valuable tool for any business with additional rankings and listing creating brilliant link networks to your website. So follow the next few steps to setup your Google Plus page that should take you no longer than 5 minutes to activate: 1. Create Google Account You need a Google Account and if you don't have one  ..

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    2011 A Year In Review from Google

    Sunday, January 01, 2012 Katherine Anderson

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    Google Engage Masterclass Event

    Monday, November 14, 2011 Katherine Anderson

    Yesterdays Google Engage Event was certainly engaging. Not only was it extremely entertaining but full of fantastic tips and tricks that will be useful to our Agency for years to come. Google and David Booth not only taught us about marketing accountability but helped open our minds to the possibilities of the Google framework. Training on Australian Advertising Trends, MCC ..

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    Have you seen that Google+ ?

    Friday, September 02, 2011 Katherine Anderson

    Enter the Google + project. A way of sharing, opening markets, connecting to others and being part of something special. Google + Project - A quick look How to Share Special Interests How do Circles Work? How to Just Hangout Upload Instantly Join the Google + project now and be part of this new Social Revolution plus.google.com (https:// ..

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    Google + the best for Business Rankings

    Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Michael Anderson

    As much as Facebook and Twitter have their place in the Social Media scene, Google + has crafted their path as not only a fantastic social medium, but also a boost for your rankings. Whether due to the Bing/Facebook alliance or other reasons, Facebook and Twitter, are not allowed to be crawled by Google. Google's admits - "Google doesn't index all of Facebook right now. It's a lost cause  ..

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