Using Google Plus and Pinterest Together For Real Estate

Using Google+ & Pinterest for Real Estate Marketing

Google Plus & Pinterest = Marketing Dynamo! The ultimate goal of any social media strategy is to get more visitors to your website. It is a long process, but worth it because you have to take the time to grow your followers and build a strong bond with them. Pinterest and Google Plus are two […]

Google Plus Update Event: 18 Major Upgrades to Google+

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My live tweets from today’s Google Plus Update live event. Google’s Vic Gundotra announced 18 major upgrades to Google+, centerend around Hangouts, photos, and videos. (Go to bottom of page for a Pinterest pinnable image of these tweets!) Hungry for more details on these updates? The Social Media Hat has a very thorough summary with […]

Google Author Rank: On? Not Yet? Why I Don’t Care

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Google Author Rank: The Sasquatch of SEO When it comes to the topic of Google Author Rank and whether it is a reality today, the True Believers are only slightly less fanatical than people convinced that the following are real: Sasquatch (Big Foot) UFO abductions The Kardashians OK, one of those may actually be real, […]

Matt Cutts at Pubcon 2013: Authorship, Authority and the Future of Search

Matt Cutts keynote at Pubcon 2013 Las Vegas

After reading several live blog notes (here and even better here) on the keynote address by Google’s Matt Cutts at Pubcon 2013 yesterday, I was seeing intriguing hints that he had spoken about some topics near and dear to me. But since these were live notes, some of the details were a bit fuzzy. I really […]

Hey Pubcon: Here’s All My Google Authorship Content!

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I’m hearing from a lot of my spies at Pubcon 2013 in Las Vegas that I’ve been getting shoutouts from a number of speakers, recommending they read this blog to get the best content about Google Authorship and Google+. Thanks! Let me help you get straight to what you’re looking for: My Google Authorship and […]

Using Social Media For Increased Real Estate Sales

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Social Media For Real Estate As a Realtor, you will do whatever it takes to sell a home as fast as possible. After all, who doesn’t love satisfied clients and a quicker commission? But if you haven’t integrated social media into your home selling strategy, you are doing yourself (and your clients) a great disservice. […]

How to Be Social Without Stepping on Legal Landmines – Glen Gilmore

Glen Gilmore

Presentation on Social Media Law by Glen Gilmore (@GlenGilmore) at ConvergeSouth 2013, Greensboro, North Carolina, 11 October 2013 Glen Gilmore is a social media strategist who has provided customized social media marketing training to members of the Fortune 500, teaches Digital Marketing, Crisis Communications, and Social Media Law at Rutgers University. And in case that […]

Google Plus Page Verification Is Now Harder to Get, But Still Possible

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Recently I posted on Google+ that we had discovered that the Google Plus Page Verification application page is now closed. In other words, they are no longer allowing Google+ Pages to apply for verification. Here’s how the page where you used to apply for Page verification looks now: As you can see, they no longer […]

Google Authorship Not a Ranking Factor (Yet): John Mueller

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UPDATE 7 October 2013: At SMX East last week, in the Google Authorship session, Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Pierre Farr also confirmed that Google Authorship is not a factor in ranking search results at the present time. Original Post: “We don’t use Authorship for ranking,” said Google Webmaster Tools Analyst John Mueller in a Google […]

Google Plus Posts in Search Results: What Causes Ranking?

Google Plus Post in Search Results

How and why do certain Google+ Plus posts in search results do better than others? That’s been a question at the front of my attention for almost two years now. Google obviuosly treats public Google+ posts differently from other social network posts. You may occasionally see the odd Tweet or Facebook status in Google search, […]

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