Category Archives: Google+

The Internet Is Forever

privacy in social media - there is noneThere is No Privacy in Social Media Anyone who works in social media marketing and content creation/curation knows, more than anyone else, how much personal information the kids are sharing on Facebook, Instagram, and other popular social networks. There is no such thing as privacy...

Posted in Facebook, Google+, Privacy, Snapchat, Social Media, Video

Optimize Your Google+ Local Business Profile in 5 mins

Google Plus Local Business Page Optimization TipsRock Your Google+ Local Business If you own and/or operate a local, small to medium sized business, I’m sure you know all about your Google+ Local business page. At some point you must have claimed your business listing, verified ownership with Google, and then optimized...

Posted in Digital Marketing, Google Search, Google+, Local SEO, Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Optimization (SMO)

Search Engine Ranking Factors Confirmed

search engine ranking factors revealedTheir Algorithm has 200 Ranking Factors Wouldn’t it be great to know what search engine ranking factors contribute to Google’s search engine ranking pages (SERPs)? What if I told you Google had actually confirmed a selection of ranking factors? I’m not sure that question will...

Posted in Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Google Analytics, Google Search, Google+, Infographics, Local SEO, Mobile, Mobile Optimization, Mobile Search, Mobile SEO, Recommended, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, Social Media Optimization (SMO), Social Search

Google’s Secret To Improving Website Rankings

improving website rankings - google-s secretImproving Website Rankings By Building Quality Content Years ago when first working through various SEO projects, in an effort on improving website rankings, I constantly found myself researching and reading different “rules for website optimization” articles. The more and more I read; the more I saw...

Posted in Content Marketing, Google Search, Google+, Recommended, Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, Social Search, Video

Promising Social Media Statistics 2013

social media marketing statistics 20132013: The Year Everything Changed What a year it’s been for Content, Search, and Social. Looking back at the past 10 months while researching for social media statistics 2013 version, I’ve realized that the work VPDM has been doing has been on pace, on track,...

Posted in Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Facebook, Google+, Infographics, Instagram, Mobile, Pinterest, Recommended, Social Media, Social Media Optimization (SMO), Twitter, Twitter Advertising, YouTube

Website Optimization Services After Hummingbird & Penguin 2.1

website optimization services after google hummingbird and penguinWebsite Optimization Services: The Zoo While most of us SEOs and digital marketers were politicking about Google’s new algorithm, Hummingbird, and the how the world of website optimization services will or will not change, the world’s largest search engine also added an update to the Penguin...

Posted in Digital Marketing, Google Analytics, Google Search, Google+, Mobile Optimization, Mobile Search, Mobile SEO, Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, Social Search

Google Algorithm Change Proves The Future Is Mobile

Google Algorithm Change: HummingbirdThe Biggest Google Algorithm Change Last week I wrote about the latest Google algorithm change, “Hummingbird“. This update represents a major overhaul in the way the world’s largest search engine handles the 5.1 Billion searches it goes through each day. Hummingbird is an entirely new...

Posted in Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Google Analytics, Google Search, Google+, Mobile, Mobile Optimization, Mobile Search, Mobile SEO, Recommended, Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, Social Search

Google (Not Provided) = The Keyword Is Dead

google not provided increases100% Not Provided Google has just hammered the final nail in the keywords coffin. Last week the search engine announced they’d be encrypting (i.e. hiding!) all search data. I was like Google, WTF bro? You’re telling me that now all we’ll see when looking for keywords that...

Posted in Digital Marketing, Google Analytics, Google Search, Google+, Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media

Google Algorithm Update: “Hummingbird” is Live

Google Algorithm Update - HummingbirdWelcome To “Hummingbird” Major news coming from Google earlier today as reported by Reuters.com. The world’s largest search engine behemoth has announced an overhaul to its search algorithm with a brand new Google algorithm update called “Hummingbird”.   The reason for this update according to...

Posted in Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Google Search, Google+, Mobile, Mobile Optimization, Mobile Search, Mobile SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Google Hashtags Incorporated Into Search Results

google hashtags implemented in searchGoogle Hashtags! Hashtags have been ‘all the rage’ for quite some time in my opinion. It seems that they are now officially on the minds of one of the world’s largest companies and the world’s largest search engine. That’s right, Google Hashtags in search results...

Posted in Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Google Search, Google+, Mobile SEO, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media, Social Search, Strategy