Google is in the headlines again after creating new parent company Alphabet , and its recent distancing of the company from lackluster social network Google+. YouTube accounts aren’t forcibly linked to Plus anymore, and the new focus on ‘stand-alone’ companies within the Alphabet banner had many debating whether Plus would be left to live or die on its own merit.
Imagine a world without Google. Seriously, it’s a pretty horrific thought, right? Living in our digital age means we’ve got everything we could ever want right at our fingertips. In large part, this is due to Google’s incredible ingenuity. From the basics of Google Search and Google Maps to Google...
Google has announced that users will no longer require a Google+ profile to access and use Google products - most notably, YouTube. The changes, which will come into effect over the next few months, are the latest sign that Google is distancing itself from it's social network project, at least in terms of what it was meant to be. But could that be a good thing for the Google+ network?
Google has introduced a new feature in Gmail that will make it easier for certain business owners to get reviews from their target audience. Just as users can respond to RSVP through Gmail, this new option will let Gmail users review restaurants and other businesses right from their inbox.
The easiest thing you can do when trying to grow your following on a new social network is to find and connect with any existing friends or followers that you have already on other networks. Here's how I found my Facebook friends on Google+.
The most frequent question I receive from business entrepreneurs and corporate companies wanting to create brand awareness via the internet is, “What social media platform would be best for our company?” Think of social media as a gateway to great community and customer relations. Unfortunately, the tricky part of social media is that each platform has its own unique benefits and shortfalls.