The social networks where CEOs don’t really roam

Sixty-eight percent of CEOs have no presence on any social network such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter, but a study released Thursday 8 August 2013 compares the presence of those who do. The research from Domo and CEO.com, which analyzes the social media habits of CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, found 28 Fortune 500…

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What has the greater impact on organic search rankings? Facebook Likes or Google +1s?

According to new data, Google +1s have a stronger correlation to high natural search rankings than Facebook Likes, and play a bigger role in a blended natural search strategy. Digital agency Stickyeyes has looked at the influence of both Google +1s and Facebook Likes as emerging ranking signals using its Roadmap tool, which analyses over…

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Problems With Google+ Local Harm Small Businesses

Businesses that are building online reputations through Google+, Facebook and Twitter along with search tools are finding their hard-earned recommendations disappearing, impacting their reputation and rankings in search results. Since Google migrated Google Places to Google+ Local in May, taking Zagat along with it, adding reviews and recommendations behind the Local tab in social network,…

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BBC News – Webbys: BBC News website wins People’s Voice news award

The BBC News website has won the People’s Voice award for news at this year’s Webbys. Other awards went to Pinterest, Google+ and Spotify, all of whom picked up their first Webbys. The Daily Beast won the judges’ award for news website. The People’s Voice awards sit alongside the judges’ awards and are voted for…

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Five Reasons Businesses Should Be Using Google+

For months now, marketers have been debating the benefits of Google+. With other options for social engagement, why should you make Google+ a priority? There are essentially three main parts to Google+ for businesses: * Google+ pages * Google+ badges * +1 Buttons The three main elements of Google+ each have their own benefits. via┬áMediaPost…

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