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 In-Depth Articles Search Results: Any Hope for Small Publishers?

Google In Depth Articles Search Results for Social Media

UPDATE: Some Hope for Small Publishers 11 August 2013 We have seen before where a new feature like this only works for big guys in the beginning but eventually rolls out for anyone. Authorship would be a case in point. I set it up when it first came out, but waited several frustrating months where only […]

Author Rank: Facts and Fiction (Live Hangout with Mark Traphagen)


Virante’s Mark Traphagen was the guest of +Max Minzer for his Max Impact Hangout On Air show, discussing the topic: “Author Rank: Facts and Fiction.” Mark shared his views on the distinction between Authorship and Author Rank, whether or not Author Rank is a major ranking factor for search yet, and how content creators and brands should […]

Mark Traphagen Interviewed by 97thFloor


Virante’s Director of Digital Outreach Mark Traphagen (Google+ | Twitter) was interviewed by Brandon Hassler of digital marketing agency 97th Floor. Brandon asked Mark questions about the following: Q. When many in the industry think about Google+ they can’t help but think of Mark Traphagen. What is it about Google+ that got you hooked? Q. Google+ officially […]

Google Plus 2012: Only the Beginning (Infographic)

Google+ 2012 Infographic

Google+ celebrated nearing the end of its first full calendar year as a social network by publishing this infographic displaying highlights about the network achieved in 2012: The infographic covers the following highlights and achievements of Google Plus in 2012: The rapid growth in users (500 million accounts / 135 million active users) The creative […]

Food Trucks Master Small Business Social Media: What’s Your Excuse?

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If you hold a mirror under your nose and find even the slightest hint of mist, you’ve probably heard that social media has arrived. Many of us use it as a means to watch endless hours of cat videos or keep up with the whimsical George Takei’s most recent meme that has been shared a […]

Social Sites You Shouldn’t Overlook – SMX Social Media 2012


Live blog from SMX Social Media – Las Vegas – December 2012 Pinterest Vince Blackham – Director or Social Media, 97th Floor (@vinceblackham) Pinterest generates more referral traffic than many other social sites. Low bounce rates typically from referred traffic. We’ve got a problem! New platform with gigantic growth. Time on site 6000% increase over […]

SEO for the Social Media Minded: Webinar by Rand Fishkin and Nathan Latka


Once upon a time there were SEOs and Social Media Managers. SEOs lived on a solid planet called Data and lived by a code called Measurable Results. Social Media Managers lived in a cloud world called Engagement. Though the two could see each other from afar, they had very little contact. Then came the dark […]

Social Measurement


Coverage of the Social Measurement session on Nov 8, 2012 at the Internet Summit featuring Kurt Uhlir from Buzztastic, Rob Kischuk from Badgy. Erika Jolly Brookes from Oracle and Matt Peters from Pandemic Labs

Social Media Trends – Internet Summit 2012


Live blog of a panel presentation at Internet Summit 2012 in Raleigh. Silo No More: Integration of Social Media Across the Organization Angela Connor – Sr Vice President, Capstrat Social is augmenting every communications touchpoint in every company. No one can be an expert at all those touchpoints. So why are we fighting over who […]