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Get Started In Google Plus

By: Lori Gama Wednesday August 17, 2011 0 comments Tags: google, Google games, hover card, how to get started, Lori Gama, Lynette Young, Online Marketing, online visibility

Get Started In Google Plus

// Google+ is an evolution of some of the best features and qualities of the most popular and useful social networks to-date. For instance, Google realized that filtering our friends, fans and followers is a tool that's very much needed but not successfully provided by other social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. That's what Google+'s "Circles" are: a way to categorize the people in your Google+ social network so you can post content to some of them, rather than all of them. It's just like life: you wouldn't share all ... Read More


Top 3 Reasons to Spend More Time In Google Instead of Facebook

By: Lori Gama Sunday July 31, 2011 2 comments Tags: google

Top 3 Reasons to Spend More Time In Google Instead of Facebook

(function() { var po = document.createElement('script'); po.type = 'text/javascript'; po.async = true; po.src = 'https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })(); Lots of people in my Google+ circles are posing this question to their friends: Will you abandon Facebook for Google+? Short answer: no. Long answer: In my social networking, I spend time in Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, sometimes make it over to Quora, EmpireAvenue and now, in... Read More


Google+ For Beginners: Fill Out Your About Section Now

By: Lori Gama Thursday July 14, 2011 0 comments Tags: google, Social Networking

Google+ For Beginners: Fill Out Your About Section Now

Heard a lot about Google+ yet in your part of the universe? In its first two weeks and in a BETA-only state of being (invitation-only, too!) it's gained 10 million users . Quite impressive when you compare it to Facebook's first YEAR of growth, which was 5.5 million users in one YEAR . Granted, way back then, in 2005, social networking wasn't in full steam mode and we weren't as connected as we are now. But still, quite impressive, Google. Many, many blog posts exist with tips about how to use Google+ and I'll be adding to the pile... Read More


The New Algorithms of Google In Plain English

By: Lori Gama Monday March 28, 2011 4 comments Tags: Farmer algorithm, google, new rules of Google

The New Algorithms of Google In Plain English

Are you a small business owner struggling to understand the new algorithms of Google? Just when you thought you had this whole SEO thing figured out....boom! Google waves its magic wand and all your top search results for your website suddenly disappeared. After reading my blog post about the new algorithms of Google, you'll understand what happened and how you can begin to climb your way back to the top, above your competitors, once again. The "Farmer" Algorithm On February 24, 2011, Google rolled out its "Farmer" algorithm. It's... Read More


Your Google Profile is Your Social Hub

By: Lori Gama Tuesday January 19, 2010 12 comments Tags: google, google profile, online reputation

Everyone Googles their own name, right? That's great that you're doing this. You're taking the first step of monitoring your Online Reputation. Before a company decides to do business with you or even to just reach out to you and say hello, they are Googling your name and your company name to see what they find. Here's a HOT tip that will help you and your Online Reputation: Be sure to go to: http://google.com/profiles and create your FREE Google Profile. Create a great first impression when people Google your name by... Read More