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GPLUSSPOTLIGHT934G+ Spotlight (11/5/2014)This episode, we welcome +Mark Traphagen and +Eric Enge from +Stone Temple Consulting to talk with us about:- Their STC Cats weekly round-up post- The in-depth experiments that Stone Temple Consulting has become known for- How Mark and Eric keep up with all the activity and notifications!- Mark's new Thought Leadership & Personal Branding community (along with what it takes to run a successful community, because between the two of them, they run several!)This should be a very interesting discussion; bring your questions, invite some people who would be interested, and we'll see you on Wednesday, November 5th, at 1pm ET! #gplusspotlight   #googleplus   #hangoutsonair  Google+ Business Spotlight - Stone Temple Consulting2014-11-05 19:00:0075 
James Dearsley4,472What a great line up this week +Eric Enge as special guest talking about his SEO book (and no doubt the new one out in 2015) as well as +Ana Hoffman on SEO duty, +Jeff Sieh on Social Media duty and +John Dietrich on Google+ duty.......then there might be little old me as the cavalry talking about the latest in futuristic marketing! Aim of the Mid Week Marketing MixTo discuss only what is new and exciting in the key areas of marketing; an education and overview for both viewers and filmstrip guests Format: These shows run every two weeks and there will be 5 segments, each 10 minutes long. These segments will include a segment on each of these areas include: 1/ Google+2/ Other Social Platforms3/ SEO/Content Marketing4/ Video Marketing and Hangouts5/ Special Guest slot – book launch, influential website owner or influencerThere will be 10 minutes to top and tail it which hopefully leaves some time for some extra questions should this be required.I hope you will join usThe Mid Week Marketing Mix2014-11-05 18:00:04112 
Fearlessly Questioning137Are you looking far enough ahead?I don't know about you, but I have a terrible habit of looking into the future and trying to live there. Once I see where I want my life or the things around it are going I forget everything else and take up permanent residence there.Maybe you're not like me and prefer to absorb yourself in the present and don't like to try and forecast what's to come.It doesn't matter which person you are, +Ben Fisher is going to help you recalibrate your psychic desires. Ben has a long, successful, track record of not just seeing the future, but also translating his visions into reality. It doesn't matter if it's web hosting, marketing, software or now Google+ he's seen it all coming well before it arrived.Join me +Joey Giangola for this new adventure.Today we're are going to go deep, rattle some cages and try to discover your future. Learn more about +Ben Fisher  for yourself at http://steadydemand.com/ *Join The Hangout (No Seriously, For Real, Like on Camera)*We are going to try something "fearless" in the hangout world and bring on the person each week who asks the best fearless question in the event page. If you want a chance to ask your question to Ben face to face, start submitting your questions now. Use the hashtag #CameraReady after your question so I know you're willing/able to come on the show and ask it.If your question gets the most +1's we will invite you to join us in the hangout for the last few minutes.Be sure to check out the first two parts of this conversationFearlessly Questioning Seeing the Future 15.1 - Living Outside the WallsFearlessly Questioning Seeing the Future 15.2 - Ben Fisher's RantCan't Make It Live and Don't Want to Miss Another Fearless Question?Subscribe whatever way makes you feel good.iTunes: http://ow.ly/APGo5StitcheFearlessly Questioning Seeing the Future with Ben Fisher2014-10-23 20:00:0057 
Daria Musk3,559,579Hey everyone! I am so excited to bring you with me (virtually) to the famous Pace University Stage in New York City!It’s the same spot where they film the TV show “Inside The Actor’s Studio” and just like that show I’ll be sitting down for a passionate conversation about music, business, tech, being an “artistprenuer" and making what-you-love-what-you-do! And of course I’ll be singing for you and all the smarty-pants business and arts school students in the house too! YOU CAN RSVP & WATCH LIVE RIGHT HERE!And quick! Zap me a note through Gchat if you want to be one of the 10 people featured in the actually Hangout on stage! I promise your gorgeous faces will be huuuuge! I’ve seen the screen, it’s one of the biggest we’ve had so far!!Can’t wait to sing our story to a whole new group of G+niuses and dreamers!XO, DariaDaria Musk Live At Pace University2014-10-21 18:15:00141 
Eric Enge20,168Join this special HOA with +Dustin W. Stout, where we help you better leverage visuals in your marketing.  +Mark Traphagen and I will co-host this show as part of this month's New England Google Plus Meeting.The YouTube Link is: The Power of Visual in Marketing The live HOA show will start at 7:30 PM ET (Boston time) on Thursday October 16th. Say YES to get access to the video for live or later viewing.Please re-share the event or invite others.  Thanks for your help!The Power of Visual in Marketing2014-10-17 01:30:00231 
Zara Altair5,010How does Google, or any search engine, collect data about you? What does that mean for your brand? What comprises your online reputation? I’m delighted to have +Eric Enge  of +Stone Temple Consulting  join us to answer these questions and yours.Watch live on YouTube: Midweek Zap - Brand & ReputationWatch live at Actation Now!: http://actationnow.com/this-weeks-zap/Responding Yes or Maybe will set a reminder so you can catch the replay.)*Hashtag: #MWZ * Please use for your tweets and when sharing out the show.Like the topic? Know someone that will enjoy it? Invite your friends!About Eric:OccupationHolistic Internet Marketing OptimizationTaglineDigital Marketing ExcellenceIntroductionCEO of Stone Temple Consulting, Author Art of SEO, Speaker at dozens of conferences per year, Contributor to Forbes, Search Engine Land, Marketing Land,Search Engine Watch, Copyblogger, and Social Media Today. Host of two live video broadcasts every week: The Digital Marketing Excellence Show and The Digital Marketing Answers Show.Bragging rights1984 World Foosball Champion, Have Run the Boston Marathon 3 TimesHost +Zara Altair  created *The Midweek Zap*to help you develop an online strategy that works for you and your business. You are here!Go to Actation Now! website to view all original events plus articles to help you create and sustain your web presence.For more about Zara and YOU Plus training visit actationnow.com.Catch past Midweek Zap shows:http://goo.gl/IgYCRKMidweek Zap - Brand & Reputation2014-10-15 21:15:0043 
Eric Enge20,168+David Amerland +Mark Traphagen and I are looking forward to discussing the rapid advances in semantic search. Google, Siri, and Cortana are all making advances, but Google is the clear leader in this space.Here is the YouTube link: Scaling the Semantic Web +Stone Temple Consulting has documented that in a study that will publish in the Digital Marketing Excellence Blog on Tuesday morning.  David is about to publish a post on a "reconciliation of identities across different social networks".Join us on Tuesday October 7th at 1 PM ET to talk about these new papers and more.  Say YES to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.Please reshare the event or invite others.  Thanks for your help!Scaling the Semantic Web2014-10-07 19:00:00295 
Wade Harman16,712Join me as I carry the camera with me through the streets of Las Vegas and inside of this extreme convention, meeting new people and interviewing and getting to know other marketers.The Hook of RealityNothing will be hidden from the audience, day to day life in a convention-goer's world as I leave the camera on for the maximum time that Google Hangouts allows, which is 8 hours.Come and go as you please, leave us comments, join the fun, and tell me who or what you would like me to say to people!This is a test event as we will see how this goes, but it looks like a really fun time as you'll get to see a Hillbilly out of his element in the "big city".This show is sponsored by +Weal Media corporation, everything social media, content marketing, and SEO that you will ever need for your online business, please give us a call or ping our fearless leader +Kristoffer Howes and he will be happy to set up a consultation with you!  Mention that you saw this show and he will give you a discount on your pricing!Check out Weal Media Here http://wealmedia.comGet More Tips!Subscribe to the blog: http://wadeharman.com/subscribeGet more sneak peeks at recorded shows not on Live Hangouts on the iTunes channel here: http://goo.gl/LNPUXQ #convention   #pubcon   #lasVegas   #socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing   #contentmarketing   #speaking   #realitytv  Reality TV: The PubCon Experience (Day 1)2014-10-07 18:00:0075 
On Track Tips | Wiser Sites LLC2,047Ten things Cynthia Sanchez and I will NOT talk about during this week’s interview about Pinterest http://jtw.bz/PinBlog1As I was preparing for this week’s program, I was reading article after article about Pinterest for marketing and small business, and it was almost embarrassing how they were saying the same exact thing. Right up front, here are 10 things we won’t be talking about:1.) You need to "engage"2.) Be "authentic"3.) Build a community around your brand4.) Visit others’ boards and pin their things; this will get their attention and they’ll pin yours 5.) Use hashtags6.) Fill out your Pinterest profile7.) Pin two to three times a day8.) Use bigger images9.) Add links to your pins into your G+ posts (G+ and Pinterest play very nicely together) and other profiles10.) Have fun!Tips are good, no doubt, but this week Cynthia Sanchez and I will not be wasting this half hour just to meme out on “Pin all the things.” +Cynthia Sanchez started to use Pinterest in 2011 and in 2012 left her job as a full-time radiation oncology nurse to focus on building her “Oh So Pinteresting” business. Today Cynthia is a leading authority on Pinterest and is commonly found presenting at larger social media conferences and summits. I will be asking Cynthia to share some of her best small businesses success stories. We’ll get into bootstrapping business owners who are juggling social media and other marketing channels - trying to figure out this whole online space - and seeing real success in their small business.If this sounds Pinteresting to you, we’ll see you there!======================================================Start asking questions now AND invite 2 friends!Did you click "Yes" on the event invite?Subscribe to our YouTube Channel - http://jtw.bz/OTTlistListen on iTunes - http://jtw.bz/OTTitunesTweet this - http://jtw.bz/CSTweet1Join us on Twitter using the hashtag #OnTrackTips Future guests include:Yifat CohenJay BaerIan ClearyMark TraphagenVisit On Track Tips and press the BIG red button for your chance to meet the experts and ask them your small business question.http://OnTrackTips.com/========================================¬==============Connect with +Cynthia Sanchez on G+ or Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/CynthiaPins/and visit heThe Pinterest Marketing HOA for All the Things2014-09-22 19:00:00101 
Wade Harman16,712Mad Men of Google+This is going to be a tiny webinar that will help you on every count of the Google+ platform.  We will be taking each aspect of Google+ and what it does for you and explaining how you can make it work for you.Meet The Panelists+Eric Enge will be talking about the SEO value of Google+ and what you need to find better rankings on this platform.  +Mark Traphagen will be talking about the personalized search options inside of Google+ and why this is important to your business strategy.+Ronnie Bincer will be taking us through the benefits of Google Hangouts and why you should start using this for your business.+Ryan Hanley will be the content marketing expert for the Google+ platform and he's going to show you how to market your articles the best way possible.+Wade Harman will be speaking on the relationship factor of Google+ and what you should be doing to get people's attention to build relationships with them.TBA There will be others to be announced later that will be on the show.SubscribeThe Relationship Marketing Show on iTunes: http://goo.gl/f9DTj6Never miss anything: http://wadeharman.com/subscribeDisclaimerIf you are commenting on this event page, you will be seen as someone who's interested in these shows and therefore will be put in a HOA invite circle to be notified of future shows.  If you would rather opt out of this, please let us know. #google   #googleplus   #googleplustips   #googleplusmarketing   Mad Men of Google+2014-09-18 00:00:0084 
josh bachynski1,692Famed SEO Reporter Barry Schwartz & SEO and Ethicist Bad Boy Josh Bachynski are back to debate and discuss the secrets of Google and SEO!this ain't yer grandma's HOA (pronounced huuu-aaahhhh)* WATCH US * The SEO Friday SHOW (on Wednesday) w/ Barry and Josh2014-09-17 21:00:0043 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477The End of the Authorship (Tagging) with Eric EngeTuesday (9th September 2014) at 12pm PDT // 3pm EDT // 8pm GMTThe End of the Authorship (Tagging) with guest Eric Enge2014-09-09 21:00:0075 
David Amerland358,325Semantic search is scaling across the web and we are now in the semantic technologies age. In this HOA I will cover what's new, what we are seeing and marketers can/should do. Data Density and Semantic Search2014-08-30 18:00:0099 
Google Webmasters336,135Join us for a Google Webmaster Central office hours hangout :)Add your questions to this event page, this session is open to anything webmaster related like crawling, indexing, mobile sites, internationalization, duplicate content, Sitemaps, Webmaster Tools, pagination, duplicate content, multi-lingual/multi-regional sites, etc. This is a Hangout on Air on Google+. It works best with a webcam + headset. You can find out more about Hangouts and how to participate at office hours | webmasterhelpforum Feel free to drop by - we welcome webmasters of all levels! English Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout2014-08-29 11:00:00110 
Fearlessly Questioning137What's holding you back from taking your second chance to reinvent yourself?When you talk to +Mark Traphagen you normally think you're going to get something super smart about something you barely understand.Well, I'm pretty sure we are still going to get something super smart, but I bet the challenge this time won't be understanding it, rather taking action... If you aren't already familiar with Mark's story and how he became one of the most respected and trusted names on SEO, Google+ and Google Authorship, you're in for a treat.We are going to explore what it takes to find success from a point in your life that you thought was permanent. Today we're are going to go deep, rattle some cages and find out if you have what it takes to reinvent yourself Join me,  +Joey Giangola for this new adventure. You can learn more about +Mark Traphagen   for yourself at http://www.stonetemple.com/Join The Hangout (No Seriously, For Real, Like on Camera)We are going to try something "fearless" in the hangout world and bring on the person each week who asks the best fearless question in the event page. If you want a chance to ask your question to Mark face to face, start submitting your questions now. If your question gets the most +1's we will invite you to join us in the hangout for the last few minutes.Be sure to check out the first two parts of this conversationFearlessly Questioning Second Chances and Reinventions 8.1Fearlessly Questioning Second Chances and Reinventions 8.2 - Mark Traphagen's RantFearlessly Questioning Second Chances & Reinventions with Mark Traphagen2014-08-28 20:00:0068 
Eric Enge20,168Join +martin shervington +Mark Traphagen and I as we go beyond the basics of engagement, and right into the Master's class.  The focus in this show will be on advanced tips and techniques.Here is the YouTube Link: The Art of Engagement: The Master's Class This week's #DMAShow  show will air at 1 PM ET (Boston time) on Tuesday August 26th. Just say YES to the event invite to get access to the video for live, or later, viewing.  I will also share the YouTube video link here for mobile viewers.Please feel free to invite others, or to reshare the event.  Your help is much appreciated!The Art of Engagement: The Master's Class2014-08-26 19:00:00320 
Social Media Hangout4,170TWO lucky (U.S.) viewers will win a Google Domains BETA code!!! Join us as we discuss a whole slew of topics related to Design, Marketing, SEO and and Social Media.Here is the YT Link: Business, Design and Marketing Talk Show - S01E21 Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like  +Ben Fisher, +Andrij Harasewych, +Kristoffer Howes, +Ryan Crowe, +Dustin W. Stout, +Eric Enge, +Mark Traphagen,  +Shannon Hernandez  and maybe even a surprise panelist or two!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)If you have watched before, please take a minute to review our show here, on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3750472/reviews-enterIn the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:http://smhangout.com/youtubehttp://smhangout.com/ituneshttp://smhangout.com/soundcloudhttp://smhangout.com/stitcherKeep us up and running and improving! Business, Design and Marketing Talk Show - S01E212014-08-24 21:30:00185 
Wade Harman16,712Why Relationships Are An SEO FactorHave you tried out +NOD3x for your G+ account yet?  It will literally open up a brand new world for you to explore here on Google Plus! http://goo.gl/hVniiZ  Also check out some upgrading options in Nod3x here: http://nod3x.com/pricing-table.html  Get a 20% discount on anything on that page with the code WadeH2OShowtimeJoin +Wade Harman and special guest host +Mark Traphagen as we talk to +Rand Fishkin , SEO guru and WhiteBoardFriday host, about the power of the relationship and how that factors into SEO.SEO is a powerful aspect in any type of marketing and a strategy that you shouldn't take lightly.  Come and learn about the way you can make your relationship stronger and learn some cool stuff about SEO as well.Make A Friend!Don't forget to go find the "Make A Friend Button" and press it!  http://wadeharman.com/subscribeSubscribe via iTunes: http://goo.gl/f9DTj6Monetize Your HOA Webinarhttp://wadeharman.com/webinarDisclaimerIf you have posted to this event page, I will assume that you enjoy the content that the Relationship Marketing show produces and will include you in a HOA invite circle where I will notify you of future shows.  If you would rather I didn't include you, please let me know! #seo   #seotips   #seostrategy   #seomarketing   #relationshipmarketing   #searchengineoptimization  Why Relationships Are An SEO Factor2014-08-21 23:30:00113 
SEO Training Dojo6,258This week our special guest will be +Bill Slawski who will be talking about 'Entity Audits'. Not sure what that is? Here's a teaser from Bill;"Before Google announced their Knowledge Base with their words about indexing things instead of strings, I was already working to make web pages "about" Something.We are seeing knowledge panels and rich snippets and sitelinks in search results. Special OneBoxes are also appearing more quickly.In response to those, we've been doing Entity audits for sites, where we look at entities that already appear on sites, and ones that maybe should appear but don't.We've been looking at what shows up when the name of a site, and the domain name for a site are searched for in terms of knowledge panels, related entities, sitelinks,  at the search engines. We're looking at what appears for these at places such as Wikipedia and Freebase an other knowledge bases.I have a couple of examples that I would like to share of how doing an entity audit can make a site richer, and potentially show up for more searches, including some changes on a site from 2005 that set me off on this path. :)"Friday SEO Chat - Entity Audits2014-08-15 19:00:0037 
Eric Enge20,168Have a question about digital marketing?  Bring it on and +Mark Traphagen and I will do our level best to give you an intelligent answer. Want to ask us about something else? We will take that on too.  It's been a while since we have done this on the #DMAShow  and we figured it was time to do it again.Here is the YouTube Link: Open Q&A (Ask Us Anything) HOA With Mark and EricThe show will air at 1 PM ET (Boston time) on Tuesday August 12th. Just say YES to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.Please fee free to invite others or reshare the event.  Thanks for the help!Open Q&A (Ask Us Anything) HOA With Mark and Eric2014-08-12 19:00:00228 
Ammon Johns & Company265This is the pilot episode for a brand new series of HOAs: "Ammonize"Featuring +Donald Brant and a guest appearance by +Stephanie Sims all joining me, +Ammon Johns for this pilot show.Ammonize is a new series in which I'll be sharing my unique approach to marketing.  Each week I'll be sharing my insights, processes, approaches and perspectives, from almost 20 years of experience as a leading Internet Marketing Consultant.  The aim is helping you to 'Ammonize' your own projects and business ventures by understanding exactly how I approach various marketing objectives and situations.What is really  special about the shows is that every other week, the show will be an hour of actual consulting, live on air.Real-world cases, real solutions, in real time!Please join me for this pilot show where my willing sacrifice wonderfully generous guest is +Donald Brant allowing me to share with you an hour of consultation on his business and marketing.  Join the show to lend him your own support, views, and insights, as I examine his business and marketing plans, evaluate his market position and align what he wants to achieve with the resources he has available.  The end result ... tune in to see!Ammonize - The Pilot Episode2014-08-09 20:00:002 
Eric Enge20,168Google's recent local search related update has thrown many into a tizzy.  Join +Mike Blumenthal and I as we dig into what has happened in the world of local search.The YouTube link will be: Umasking the Pigeon Update: Understanding and Dealing With the ImpactThe show will air at 4 PM ET (Boston time) on Thursday August 7th. Just say YES to the invite to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube URL here for mobile viewers.Please feel free to invite others or re-share the event.  The more participants we get, the richer the discussion is in the comments portion of the event.  Thanks for your help!Umasking the Pigeon Update: Understanding and Dealing With the Impact2014-08-07 22:00:00224 
Eric Enge20,168It's first Tuesday again, and +Mark Traphagen and I look forward to our regular monthly event with +David Amerland on the #DMAShow .  This time, we are going to put theory into practice and focus on what types of things you can do to put semantic search to work for you ... and drive results for your business.The show will air at 1 PM ET (Boston time) on Tuesday August 5th.  Say YES to to the invite/event to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.Please Invite others or Reshare the event, as it helps grow the audience interaction.  Thanks for your help!Semantic Search Optimization - How to Make Your Pages Sing2014-08-05 19:00:00350 
Social Media Hangout4,170Watch live and you have a chance to win a BETA invite code for Google Domains! Join us as we discuss a whole slew of topics related to SEO and Google Search. Recaps  and insights from MozCon 2014 with +Mark Traphagen and +Eric Enge  and listen in as we chat about the lack of updates on Penguin, and why we think that Google needs to adjust how they penalize those who break the rules.Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like  +Ben Fisher, +Andrij Harasewych, +Kristoffer Howes, +Ryan Crowe, +Dustin W. Stout, +Eric Enge, +Mark Traphagen,  +Shannon Hernandez  and maybe even a surprise panelist or two!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)If you have watched before, please take a minute to review our show here, on IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3750472/reviews-enterIn the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:MozCon 2014, and Attack of the Killer Penguin Update (or lack thereof) - S01E192014-08-03 21:00:00143 
Wade Harman16,712Join +Wade Harman of +WadeHarman.com and guest host +Mark Traphagen as they sit down for round two of the Relationship Marketing series with +Jay Baer to talk about social marketing as a whole and what we need to be doing different to stand out from the crowd in this noisy atmosphere.  You will learn the real truth about social media marketing and what you should be doing to better your online business.  Both in marketing and relationships.Read Jay here: http://www.convinceandconvert.comThe podcast: http://jaytoday.tv and http://www.convinceandconvert.com/category/social-pros-podcast/Join the Relationship Marketing Community here: http://goo.gl/ma1wejJoin the Webinar!Take the class on how to monetize your hangouts here: http://www.wadeharman.com/webinarWant to become a part of the Relationship Experience Course? Find out more here: http://www.wadeharman.com/relationship-marketing-course.SubscribeBe in the closed group that gets all the juicy relationship marketing and social media tidbits first here: http://www.wadeharman.com/subscribeGet All Your HelpHave you tried out +NOD3x for your G+ account yet?  It will literally open up a brand new world for you to explore here on Google Plus! http://goo.gl/hVniiZ  Also check out some upgrading options in Nod3x here: http://nod3x.com/pricing-table.html  Get a 20% discount on anything on that page with the code WadeH2OAlso, don't forget one of the best cross posting platforms out there devoted to G+ as well caThe Baer Truth About Social Marketing2014-07-31 23:00:0085 
Eric Enge20,168Please join us in this special show in which we dig into how Google determines what is good content vs. bad.  Panda is one of the many algorithms they use to do that. Join +Bill Slawski, +Ammon Johns, +David Harry, +Mark Traphagen, and I as we dig deeply into this topic.Here is the YT Link: How Does Google Determine Content Quality? How Would You? The show will air on Thursday July 31st, at 3 PM ET (Boston time).  Say YES to get access to the video for live or later viewing. I will also share the video link here for mobile viewers.Please share this event or invite others to join us.  Let's pack the house!  Thanks for your help.How Does Google Determine Content Quality? How Would You?2014-07-31 21:00:004 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477Video Marketing - the unfair advantageThe ISOOSI Tuesday Marketing Chat ( #isoosichat  )hangout with special guests +Mark Timberlake and +Scott Scowcroft  joining the regular discussion panel of +Ammon Johns +Bill Slawski and +ISOOSI Research Engine This week our show focuses on video marketing, and at the ways in which video excels as a medium for marketing to the extent that it almost seems like an unfair advantage.Our Guests this week are incredibly knowledgeable and talented in this space.+Scott Scowcroft is famed for giving "The Scott Treatment" - Reviving, Re-packaging and Re-purposing great content with an emphasis on video and HOAs.  Among other clients, he works on doing his thing for Stonetemple's excellent video/HOA strategy.+Mark Timberlake of +SME Heroes is very knowledgable in this space.  Not only does he produce a range of video marketing production services for clients, he also experiments extensively with what can be done on a given platform.This week's panel will be discussing the power of video for marketing in all its aspects.  Obviously we are fans, as the weekly shows prove.  But there's a lot more to video marketing than just hangouts and live streaming.For one thing, YouTube has a massive user-base, and a search traffic all of its own, which you are not able to tap at all without some kind of video offering.  Unlike other search engines, people searchingISOOSIchat: Video Marketing2014-07-29 21:00:0030 
Eric Enge20,168Misconceptions are rampant in the world of SEO. So much speculation and so little real info. Yet, operating with the wrong information can have fatal consequences to your SEO plan. Join +Rae Hoffman and I as we share our thoughts on common myths, how to recognize new ones, and how to protect yourself from them.The show will air on Friday July 25, 2014 at 3 PM ET (Boston time). Say YES to the event invite to get access to the video for live or later viewing. I will also share the video link here for mobile viewers.Please help us by sharing this event or inviting others to attend.  Thanks for your help!SEO Myths, and the Damage They Cause2014-07-25 21:00:001 
Eric Enge20,168Paid search is a wholly different ballgame than SEO.  Know something about SEO?  Forget about it, that won't help you here. Watch this show with +Larry Kim and I to learn what it takes to master paid search and turn it into a money making machine.Here is the YouTube link: Paid Search: Mastery of Strategy and ExecutionThe show will air at 5 PM ET (Boston time) on Thursday July 17th.  Say YES to this event invite to get  access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.Please invite others or re-share the event, and thanks for you support!Paid Search: Mastery of Strategy and Execution2014-07-17 23:00:191 
Eric Enge20,168It can be a thin line that separates success from failure in the world of content marketing.  Join +Rand Fishkin +Mark Traphagen and I as we take this hot topic head on.The show will air at 3 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday July 10th.  Say YES to the event invite to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here later for mobile viewers.Please spread the message far and wide by inviting others or re-sharing the event.  Thanks for your help!Content Marketing: Separating Success From Failure2014-07-10 21:00:00264 
Eric Enge20,168+David Amerland joins +Mark Traphagen and I to get a down and dirty update on the progress of semantic search, and there has been a LOT of it! For example, the recent How Tos showing up in Google search.Here is the YouTube link: Gut Check Time - What's Up With Semantic Search? Please join us at 1 PM ET (Boston time) on Tuesday July 8th.  Say YES to this event to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewing.We's love it if you share the event or invite others too!  It helps us build a large audience and drive the interaction with all of you during the show.Gut Check Time - What's Up With Semantic Search?2014-07-08 19:00:00202 
Mia Voss28,884It's time for another weekend edition of +The Mia Connect Power Chat! This week we are going casual and opening up the panel to the audience. Let's hear your stories!  How was your holiday? How is your summer going so far? What fun things have you been up to? Let's hear it.Subscribe at http://themiaconnect.com/ If you have never been on a Hangout OnAir - now is your chance. Would love to see some my favorite #BatPack  Audience Members.+The Mia Connect  Power Chat:Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment      And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy    The Mia Connect Power Chat Weekend Edition - Celebrating the Audience2014-07-05 18:00:00194 
James Dearsley4,472Welcome to our second Midweek Marketing Mix. A new show with only the best guests and the most up to date news about the digital marketing world. Do Join me (+James Dearsley) +Mark Traphagen +Eric Enge  +Krishna De +Mike Allton  and special guest +Grant Leboff  for a quick fire update on all that is newOur Aim:To discuss only what is new and exciting in the key areas of marketing; an education and overview for both viewers and filmstrip guests   Format: These will run every two weeks and there will be 5 segments, each 10 minutes long. These segments will include a segment on each of these areas: 1/ Google+2/ Other Social Platforms3/ SEO/Content Marketing4/ Video Marketing and Hangouts5/ Special Guest slot – book launch, influential website owner or influencerThere will be 10 minutes to top and tail it which hopefully leaves some time for some extra questions should this be required. #MarketingMix  The Midweek Marketing Mix2014-07-02 18:00:00107 
Eric Enge20,168Video marketing is a hot commodity these days, but getting a good ROI on your investment is not a walk in the park.  In fact to knock it out of the park you need to do a lot of things right, and bring some special "juice" to boot.  Join +Mark Traphagen +Todd Hartley and I, as we discuss ways to drive success with video.Here is the YT Link: Knocking it Out of the Park With Video MarketingThe show will air at 1 PM ET (Boston time) on Tuesday July 1, 2014.  Say YES to the event invite to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the YouTube link here before show time for mobile viewers.Invite your best friends or re-share the event to help us build a great audience and increase the fun during the show.  Thanks for your help!Knocking it Out of the Park With Video Marketing2014-07-01 19:00:00208 
Chef Dennis Littley656,690Join our Team of SEO Experts as they discuss SEO as it is today and what the future may hold for us.+David Amerland Author of Google Semantic Search, Speaker, Analyst, Blogger and Master of Breathing without much effort.+Joshua Berg Specializes in Google Plus SEO, Social Media & Search Optimization For Businesses,  Real estate investor & marketing mentor; Tech business writer & speaker; International trade consultant.+Eric Enge CEO of Stone Temple Consulting, Author Art of SEO, Speaker, Blogger, HOA Host and 1984 World Foosball ChampionIf you can't make the sessions don't worry, they'll all be recorded for you to view when you have the time, just check out my YouTube Channel http://goo.gl/X8vwu0Schedule of all the events  http://goo.gl/EVoQBs10 AM EDT / 9 AM CDT /  8 AM MDT / 7 AM PDT#SAVBC2014   #seotips   #seo     #askchefdennis  The Future of SEO - The Second Annual Virtual Bloggers Conference2014-06-29 16:00:00146 
Carol Dodsley10,576If we run out of comment space - come join us on the website:  http://www.thehow2girl.com/go/google-plus-celebrates-its-3rd-birthday/Google Plus is three years old this month and what a celebration!  Come and join us as people who have been using Google plus since the day it launched, join us to share why they love the Plus.You can also invite your friends who are not yet on Google+ and they can join us on the website page and join the conversation too: http://www.thehow2girl.com/go/google-plus-celebrates-its-3rd-birthday/We will be joined by many of those who have become Google Plus Top Contributors and are helping over 100,000 people in the Google+ Help communityBusinesses who are seeing amazing results using google Plus and everything it offers.People who love Hangouts and are using them all the time - who will share why they love them so much.This is a celebration event and everyone is welcome.  If you would like to join us LIVE inside the hangout let us know in the comments .......A list of guests will be added as people confirm they can join us and you too are welcome to hop into the Hangout and share why you love Google Plus too.This is a party - no business pitching or self promotion - simply Google Plussers coming together to raise a glass to the awesomeness of being part of Google Plus.Did you know that Google+ originally started as the Google Product?http://googleblog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/introducing-google-project-real-life.html+Vic Gundotra Posted this on the day it was launched:  https://plus.google.com/+VicGundotra/posts/UJ4nJtiBQzgMore to come:  Google Plus 3rd Birthday Party2014-06-28 17:30:00114 
Alexandra Riecke-Gonzales7,752Glass in the Class2014-06-25 22:38:579 
Glass in the Class33 Glass in the Class Episode Season 2 Episode 1: The Art of Delivery in Public SpeakingYoutube Live Event URL: Here's the rundown: My classroom for 30 minutes with my students.3 perspectives: Google Glass, The computer camera, and the camera on my guest.Discussing how communication and changing technology has affected the life/work of my guest.So who's my guest speaking about delivery you ask?!+Mark Traphagen, forever an educator but at one point a teacher will be talking to my students about how the art of delivery in public speaking continues to be important, but how it might be changing with technology today. Mark's expertise in Authorship and understanding of search, coupled with his innate ability to educate and reduce complexities to simple "start here" ideas will make this particular episode a great learning experience for my students. Did I mention Mark also has experience with improv? You know he has a thing or two to teach my students about how to master the art of delivery!There are many components to public speaking, and it's usually the parts of delivery we tend to need to work on. Things like volume, appropriate movement and gestures, use of space, tone, and many others are the things many of us forget in our excitement anxiety to speak in front of a crowd. So how do we master these cues that seem like things you either have or you don't? Well, that's for Mark to answer ;)As always I'd also like to thank +John Ellis for running my cameras for me.Live Event URL:Glass in the Class: The Art of Delivery2014-06-25 22:30:0022 
Eric Enge20,168And, the journey continues.  SEO has been through a constant state of change since its inception.  Understanding where its been can provide powerful clues to where it's going, and how market forces operate.  +Mark Traphagen +Ammon Johns and I will share what we have learned along the way!Here is the YouTube Link: The History of SEO - What a Long Strange Trip it's Been!The show will air at 1 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday June 24, 2014.  Say YES to make sure you get the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the video link here for mobile viewers.Please help us make this a rocking event by inviting others and re-sharing the event.  Thank you! #SEO  The History of SEO - What a Long Strange Trip it's Been!2014-06-24 19:00:00163 
Ray Hiltz24,486How is Google Authorship relevant to your business?Google Authorship has been around since 2011 and while more and more people and brands have implemented “rel=author”, there is still a lot of confusion as to what exactly it accomplishes.Some think that it improves search results, others install it for the reported improvement in Click Through Rates (CTRs) by having your face appear on SERPs. Some because they hear it will improve their SERP ranking.To tell us the benefits of authorship and dispel some of the myths, the #GPlusLunchBunch  is very excited to have the authority on Authorship and all round nice guy +Mark Traphagen join us at our virtual lunch table.Mark is the Senior Director of Online Marketing at +Stone Temple Consulting.He is a prolific content creator and my chief source of information relating to online authority.He’s generous with his knowledge and time as is demonstrated by his many appearances on HOAs.If you have questions about authorship and want to know more, join us around the table. However, you’ll have to bring your own lunch (east coast), breakfast (west coast), dinner (UK).Recommended viewing: Mark’s SlideShare: Author Authority for Advanced Search Marketershttp://goo.gl/whr30CThis is a Google+ Tips & Topics Community presentation. Join us at: http://goo.gl/uJh80aIf you'd like to keep on top of what's happening on Google+, subscribe to my weekly Google+ Tips of the Week Newsletter here: www.newraycom.com Google Authorship: Hits & Myths2014-06-24 18:15:0055 
iStock35,957If you have big plans for your small business that aren’t quite coming together, we want to help. Join us to find out if you’re making one or more of the 5 big branding mistakes that could be holding you back — or even putting you in legal hot water.Send us your questions starting now by clicking the Q&A button, and vote for the questions you’d like answered by clicking +1.You also have a chance to win one of 10 free Brand Health Checks with BrandTwist’s Julie Cottineau. Just fill out this form to enter: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BrandHealthCheck_IStock_GoogleHangout  Co-hosts:Julie Cottineau, Founder/CEO of BrandTwist & former VP of Brand for VirginTerry Byford, Director, Corporate Counsel at Getty ImagesTop 5 Small Business Branding Mistakes with BrandTwist and iStock2014-06-23 17:00:002231 
Social Media Hangout4,170Welcome to another special edition of Social Media Hangout as we welcome Circloscope's finest: +Christine DeGraff and +Craig Fifield!Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher, +Andrij Harasewych, +Kristoffer Howes and +Ryan Crowe, +Dustin W. Stout and our special guests from +Circloscope, +Christine DeGraff and +Craig Fifield!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)Share this event publicly along with the hashtag #SMcircloscope   to be entered in our giveaway this week! Link to promotionSocial Media Hangout #14 - Circloscope and More!2014-06-22 21:00:00120 
Eric Enge20,168+martin shervington joins us today to discuss building a presence on Google Plus.  We will have a room of people in the room here at +Stone Temple Consulting as part of the New England Google Plus Meetup group why will be joining us, and you can join and watch the show remotely!The YouTube link is here!  Building a Presence on Google Plus We will be live at 7:30 PM EDT today!Building a Presence on Google Plus2014-06-20 01:30:00137 
Social Media Hangout4,170This is our first SPECIAL episode, just in time for Father's Day. Not only are we expecting some special guests and prizes/giveaways, but just like every other week, get ready to walk away with real, actionable advice and information you need to run the promotion and marketing for your profession, business, organization, or event! Okay, that was a run-on sentence. But maybe that will stress the point of how excited we are!Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher, +Andrij Harasewych, +Kristoffer Howes and +Ryan Crowe and other special guests!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)Share this event publicly along with the hashtag #SMhangoutDads to be entered in the first of our giveaways, for a free copy of Semantic Search by +David Amerland, a Google Chromecast, or some great Google branded office supplies!In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Social Media Hangout #13 - SPECIAL FATHER'S DAY EPISODE!2014-06-15 21:00:00123 
Sanctuary Networking Community1,207+Gary Matthews has come up with a unique way to tag and track G+ posts. Read his original post here: http://goo.gl/ZXiijfIn this +Sanctuary Networking Community  Hangout Event Gary will discuss his process for tagging posts and we will plan some experiments to test this method. We will then revisit the experiments and compare results in a future HOA, (date/time to be announced later.)The expert panel includes:+Randy Milanovic of +KAYAK Online Marketing +Beth Browning of +Discover Your Customers +David Amerland  author of Google Semantic SearchIf you would like to be a panelist for this event, please complete this form at least one day prior to the event: http://goo.gl/fjaLI6Learn about the Sanctuary Networking Community: http://goo.gl/0bXnLdComplete the membership application to join: http://goo.gl/wMFqW1 #3g0i5EyBQ9  Increase Your Engagement With Post ID Tracking with Gary Matthews2014-06-11 17:00:0028 
Eric Enge20,168Structured Data is awesome, and it can help you drive great search results.  Join +Mark Traphagen +David Amerland and I as the Dr.s of search talk about how it should fit into your overall digital marketing strategy.The show will air at 4 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday June 10th.  Just say YES to get access to the video for now or later viewing.  We will also share the YouTube video for mobile viewers.Please help us by sharing the event for inviting others.  Thanks for your help!Give Me Structure or Give Me Death.2014-06-10 22:00:00206 
Social Media Hangout4,170We are joined by two special guests this week. +Avtar Ram Singh of +Circus Social will talk to us about the awesome "Social Marketer's Quiz" http://beta21.circussocial.com/smquiz/, and +Wade Harman will be around for us to pick his brain on relationships, trust and authority!This is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business, so it's worth listening in!Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher, +Andrij Harasewych, +Kristoffer Howes and +Dustin W. Stout!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Social Media Hangout #122014-06-08 21:00:0093 
Mia Voss28,884This week on +The Mia Connect Power Chat, we'll be talking with some of my favorite creatives and getting the 411 on graphic design, video, marketing, branding and Shiny Objects!Friday, June 6 - 9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET+The Mia Connect Power Chat:Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment     And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy        Check out the Guest Panel List of Fabulous:+Jeff Sieh - +His Design  - If you've ever seen any of those cool trailer bumpers on #TheManlyShow , then you've seen his work! A little more about Jeff: Creative brain for hire • Visual storyteller • Social media consultant • Speaker • Humorist   #Indeed +Susan Finch  - #SusanFinchSolutions   - Marketing, PR & Web Pro for DECADES! LOVE my clients  She's also a "gentle guide for clients trying new venues online" - LOVE this!+Ryan J. Rhoades - CEO & lead graphic artist at Reformation Designs. Ryan and his wife Laura bust out some great work! "We do everything from business cards and posters to abstract art, book covers, infographics and video."+Aaron Wood  - He designs things. And draws things. He made a pillow with the word "Bacon" on it. And he knits. And he's currently working on the logo for the The Mia Connect Power Chat - Shiny Graphics & Images!2014-06-06 18:00:00171 
Eric Enge20,168Join +Lee Odden and I as we discuss social media, SEO, PR, Content Marketing, Influencer Marketing and how you put it all together to drive results.  We'll also get into Integrated Marketing Communications, Content Shock (how to survive it) and Brand Publishing.  This show is going to be packed with great stuff!Here is the link: Integrate or Dis-Integrate: The Future of Marketing The show will air at 5 PM EDT on Thursday June 5th.  Say YES to the event invite to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the YouTube link in the event comments for mobile viewers.Please help us load up the audience by inviting others or resharing the event.  Thank you!Integrate or Dis-Integrate: The Future of Marketing2014-06-05 23:00:00167 
Mom Complicated247#Blogging411 - Blogging Myths!+Randy Brown is tired of seeing bloggers led down the wrong path! His opinion is based on years of experience and a couple of very successful blogs. Randy is going to fill us in on  things you don't HAVE to do that everyone says you must do. More importantly, he is going to tell us about things that you should be doing that nobody else is doing. Join +allison carter  +Nikol Murphy and +Randy Brown tonight to see if you are on the right path. As always if you prefer to follow the Twitter stream join us at http://MomComplicated.com/Blogging411#Blogging411 - Blogging Myths!2014-06-05 02:00:0021 
Eric Enge20,168Got the Panda blues? Or just terrified of the next chapter and what it may do to you? Join +Mark Traphagen, +Bill Slawski, +David Harry, and I in this week's #DMAShow  to learn what it is that makes you a target for Panda and how to recover/avoid it!This week's show is on Tuesday June 3rd, at 1 PM EDT (Boston time).  Say YES to the event or the Panda bear will eat you alive to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the mobile link here for mobile viewers.Please help us out and invite others or re-share this event.  Thank you!(Note: Even though it's "First Tuesday" +David Amerland can't join us this week so he will be with us on June 10th!).Panda-monium Got You Down?2014-06-03 19:00:003 
Eric Enge20,168This week on the #DMEShow  +Peg Fitzpatrick and +Rebekah Radice and I will chat about Pinterest and G+ and how to leverage them together.The show airs at 5 PM EDT on Thursday May 29th.  Just say yes to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the video here for mobile users.Please help us by inviting others or sharing the event!Pinterest and Google Plus: Two Peas in a Pod2014-05-29 23:00:23208 
Carmen Rojas1,021I am honored to feature digital marketing guru +Eric Enge  as we do a quick HOA to answer your questions about Panda 4.0. Do you need to shift strategy? What do you need to know to shift in the right direction? What's next from Google?All this and more will be answered in the most content packed 30 minutes on the air!Since this show will move fast, make sure you presubmit any questions or problems you are having below. Share the link on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and we will be ready for you!What You Need to Know about Panda 4.0 in 30 minutes!2014-05-27 23:00:0082 
Eric Enge20,168Join me for this special edition of the #DMAShow  as we have tossed +Mark Traphagen to the side (sorry Mark!) and I will be joined by +Dustin W. Stout.  Dustin and I are going to talk about the role of images/photos/visuals in amping up your content marketing to the next level.The show will air at 1 PM EDT on Tuesday May 27th. Just say YES to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the video link here for mobile viewers.Please help us pack the house by inviting others or sharing the event.  It helps make for a lively event comment stream which we will pull into the show!I Don't Need No Stinkin' Images! Or Do I?2014-05-27 19:00:00189 
Social Media Hangout4,170In this episode of Social Media Hangout, we overview Google+ Stories, issues surrounding Panda 4.0, and Google vs the European Union. Remember, this is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business, so it's worth listening in!Also available on +SoundCloud:https://soundcloud.com/smhangouts/social-media-hangout-10Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher,  +Andrij Harasewych, +martin shervington, and +matthew rappaport!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Hangout #34. Social Media & SEO, Hashtags, Google+ Views, SMMW Conference Wrapup: Social Media Hangout #45. Google+ Stories, Panda 4.0, Google v EU: Social Media Hangout #102014-05-25 21:00:0086 
Wade Harman16,712Building Your CommunitySponsored by +NOD3x a powerful tool for your Google Plus marketing, try it here free http://goo.gl/hVniiZJoin +Wade Harman, +martin shervington,and +Stan Bush as we discuss the power behind building your own community for your brand and how that relates to your target market.Recommended For YouDon't forget to circle the +WadeHarman.com G+ page and give Martin's +Plus Your Business! page a circle as well!  Also, would love to have you join the Relationship Marketing Community here: http://goo.gl/iFYcC1And the Plus Your Business community here: http://goo.gl/zkzHqRDon't forget about the Relationship Marketing Community HOA on Friday at 2pm EST!  RSVP here: http://goo.gl/iNZngKSee how you can support Relationship Marketing Personal for as little as $1 mo here: http://goo.gl/NXKjP2Come and subscribe to my YouTube Channel! http://goo.gl/X9rocw #marketing   #googleplusmarketing   #hoa   #hangoutsonair   #relationshipmarketing   Building Your Community2014-05-22 23:00:0077 
Eric Enge20,168Join us as +Mark Traphagen and I chat with +Jay Baer about the role of social media in your overall business.  We will talk about identifying and leveraging the highest octane gasoline possible!Here is the YouTube Link: Playing with Gasoline With Jay BaerThe show will be at 3 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday.  We will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.  Just say YES to get access to the video link for live or later viewing.Please INVITE others or SHARE the event to help us build up the audience.  We appreciate your help!Playing with Gasoline With Jay Baer2014-05-22 21:00:00175 
Daria Musk3,559,579HUGE HANGOUT CONCERT!This Wednesday, 5/21, I'll be playing and hanging out with you live from the world-famous House Of Blues in New Orleans! OMG!!I am so crazy excited about this G+niuses! Beyonce drops surprise albums, we drop surprise Hangout Concerts!!! Yeah, we woke up like dis. HOUSE OF BLUES HERE WE COME!It's time for our first big blow-out Hangout Concert of the season and I can't imagine a cooler way to do it! This will be the first interactive live concert from The House Of Blues, ever!And most importantly, it's featuring you! There will be a huge screen up on stage with your gorgeous faces on it as you join and watch the show live!! That means you'll be the real stars of the show, with the packed house "ooohing and aaahing" at your awesomeness.WATCH & JOIN THE HANGOUT CONCERT LIVE:Read below to see how you can hop into the Hangout and be live on-stage with me on Wednesday! Yay!Here's your Hangout to do list:✖ RSVP HERE!✖ Let me know - in the comments - that you'd like to join live and see your face on the big screen!✖ You'll get a private message from me and the team who will be running the Hangout backstage to confirm your VIP first-join status!✖ Feel free to make fun signs to show off in the Hangout so the crowd at the venue and the global audience watching see how awesome you are!✖ Spread the love and share this post (and the event page) so everyone can rock out with us!!✖ Get ready to rock on Wednesday 5/21!Cannot wait to look up and see you on stage with me!XO, DariaPs. This concert will be brought to you by CO-OP Connected Credit Unions. Empowering people. Amplifying Dreams.DARIA MUSK ★ HANGOUT CONCERT ★ LIVE FROM THE HOUSE OF BLUES2014-05-22 02:45:00399 
Christine & Mia5,563YouTube Link:What's Your Story - Ronnie Bincer - 5/21/14Join +Christine DeGraff and +Mia Voss and guest host +Craig Fifield  as we chat with our guest +Ronnie Bincer Wednesday, May 21st11:30am PT/12:30pm MT/1:30pm CT/2:30pm ETA little more about Ronnie: You know him as the Hangout Helper and a master at  - #VideoContentMarketing / Video SEO (VSEO) and Online Marketing. We'll be peeking into the Man Behind The Hangout during this episode. We are looking forward to hearing the rest of the story from Ronnie!This week's show is sponsored by:+Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/White House  A full service hotel, conveniently located in downtown Washington, DC The hotel is located within walking distance of the White House, DC Convention Center, and two separate Metro/subway stops. http://www.inndc.comFollow the buzz on Twitter and Google+ using hashtags #15MinutesOnAir  & #WhatsYourStory      What's Your Story - Ronnie Bincer - 5/21/142014-05-21 20:30:00158 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477In the latest installment of the weekly ISOOSI Tuesday Chat we are joined by +Debra Mastaler - a true veteran of Internet Marketing.  Together, we shall discuss and explore ways to attract those all-important links and citations to a site or venture that is not yet famed or renowned.How Do You Attract Links Before  You Have Reputation?Years ago, +Mike Grehan (another true veteran marketer) wrote a superb article entitled "The Filthy Linking Rich", where he explained how the same sort of power law that applies to other resources, such as wealth, apply just as much to links.  Just as the rich get richer, so do those with lots of links get more exposure, and thus attract more links.We'll discuss that power law briefly, but mainly we'll focus on how to overcome it.  How do we attract links to a site that is newer, or has so far been seen as less authoritative (its cited less often)?This topic naturally follows from last week where we discussed Starting New Online Ventures, and has a strong relationship to getting that new venture up and running.  As always, expect some wonderful food for thought, and many practical insights.Join +Debra Mastaler   and the  #isoosichat regulars +Ammon Johns, +Bill Slawski, and +ISOOSI Research Engine How Do You Attract Links *Before* You Have Reputation?2014-05-20 21:00:0067 
Eric Enge20,168Is your content marketing campaign driving you mad? Good, I am not the only one! Join +Mark Traphagen and I as we talk about the strategies we employ to make our content marketing efforts more efficient.Here is the YouTube link! Rocking Your Content Marketing Without Tearing Your Hair Out The show will air on Tuesday at 1 PM EDT (Boston time).  Just say YES to get access the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.Please help us out by sharing this event far and wide ;->, or inviting others.  Thanks, and looking forward to the show!Rocking Your Content Marketing Without Tearing Your Hair Out2014-05-20 19:00:00207 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Using Google Authorship to Increase Visibility & Influence in Google SearchAn interview with: +Mark Traphagen, Sr. Director of Online Marketing at +Stone Temple Consulting “Anyone who wants to make use of Google+ as part of an overall strategy of increasing visibility and influence in Google Search should be actively pursuing all of the following tactics: Build a strong network within Google+; Cultivate quality links from trusted websites; Use Google Authorship for your content across the Web” How Google Plus Profiles & Pages Gain Search Authority (Search Engine Land, Nov 21, http://selnd.com/1mShoVB ) Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques+Christine DeGraff & +Ronnie Bincer launched Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x *******************************************Upcoming Shows in the SeriesWelcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why. Monday, May 19thAn interview with: +Mark TraphagenSr. Director of Online Marketing at Stone Temple ConsultingMonday, June 2ndAn interview with: +#TNTBootcamp - Establishing Influence w/Google Authorship2014-05-19 20:30:00214 
Social Media Hangout4,170Suggested Topics:• Ch-ch-changes. Google is not yet what Larry Page would like it to be. What does that mean for us?http://thenextweb.com/google/2014/05/15/google-still-million-miles-away-search-engine-larry-page-dreams/Suggested Subtopics:• Net Neutrality and You!Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Dustin W. Stout, +Kristoffer Howes, +Ryan Crowe, +Gary Emmette Chandler  and perhaps some surprise guests!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.)Remember, this is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business, so it's worth listening it!In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Hangout #34. Social Media & SEO, Hashtags, Google+ Views, SMMW Conference Wrapup: Social Media Hangout #45. Twitter Redesign, &quoSocial Media Hangout #92014-05-18 21:00:0066 
Eric Enge20,168What?  What do I mean by that? There are lots of different ways people talk about SEO that are not really SEO.  Its important to understand the difference as it will help you build better, more actionable plans to grow your business online.  Join me as I host +AJ Kohn on this week's episode of the #DMEShow .Here is the YouTube link: When is SEO Not SEO? The show will air on Thursday at 3 PM EDT (Boston time).  Just say YES to this event to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  The YouTube link will also be shared here for mobile viewers.Please help us spread the word by inviting others of sharing this event.  Your help is appreciated!When is SEO Not SEO?2014-05-15 21:00:00206 
Eric Enge20,168We are going to break ground with a brand new HOA format.  On Tuesday evening the New England Google Plus Meetup Group is going to "remote-in" +Ronnie Bincer and in honor the occasion we are going to talk about unique and novel ways to use HOAs for branding purposes.  This is going to be all about pushing the envelope!Here is the YouTube Link: *The New England Google+ Meetup HOA - Novel Uses of HOAs!* The event will be on Tuesday evening starting at 7:30 PM EDT (Boston time).  Just say YES to gain access to the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the video link here for mobile viewers.Please invite others or share the event so others can join us in this revolutionary event!*The New England Google+ Meetup HOA - Novel Uses of HOAs!*2014-05-14 01:30:00204 
Social Media Hangout4,170Okay, so the first acronym might just be a reference to Naughty By Nature, but the second two are vital components of your social media strategy. Are you leveraging other people's audiences, and other people's content in order to grow your own authority?Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Andrij Harasewych, +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher, +Dustin W. Stout, +Kristoffer Howes, +Ryan Crowe and perhaps some surprise guests!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES!Remember, this is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business, so it's worth listening it!In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Hangout #34. Social Media & SEO, Hashtags, Google+ Views, SMMW Conference Wrapup: Social Media Hangout #45. Twitter Redesign, "And Therefore" Content: Social Media Hangout #56. It's the End of Google+ As We Know It.... Or Not - Social Media Hangout #6 7. Christine & Mia Show... oh wait, no... its Social Media Hangout #7!#googleplusevents         #hangoutsonair         #SMhangout  FAQ:What time is the event? The event always shows the local time (dependant upon your own time zone).Word to your mother Happy Mother's day!Are you down with OPP, OPA and OPC? Social Media Hangout #82014-05-11 21:00:0071 
Mia Voss28,884YouTube Link: The Mia Connect Power Chat - Ask The Experts!This week on +The Mia Connect Power Chat, we feature a panel of experts and guess what?! We are going to pick their collective brain! Have a question about business strategy, branding, social media, online marketing, finding a niche? This is the show to watch.Meet the Guest Panelists:+Rebekah Radice - Social Media Strategist, Consultant, Trainer and Digital Marketing Specialist and author of "How to Use Social Media to Virtually Crush the Competition"  http://rebekahradice.com/+Stephan Hovnanian - Author of Google+ Pro Tips series, Web strategist, email marketer, Host of +GPLUSSPOTLIGHT  - http://gplusspotlight.com/+Eric Enge  - CEO of +Stone Temple Consulting  SEO Jedi Master,  Forbes & Copyblogger contributor, Foosball Champion+Ben Fisher - CoFounder of +Steady Demand  Internet Marketing Guy, Video Games & Web Hosting industry consulting, BizDev, producer, SEO, SEM and Social Media.Friday, May 9th at 9am PT | 10am MT | 11am CT|12pm ET+The Mia Connect  Power Chat:Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: The Mia Connect Power Chat - Ask The Experts!2014-05-09 18:00:00183 
Wade Harman16,712Live at Digital Marketing For Business ConfDon't forget my sponsor +NOD3x where you can use this tool to build your Google Plus account to help you find others that love the same stuff you do!  Try it here http://goo.gl/hVniiZJoin me as I will be broadcasting live from the Digital Marketing for Business Conference in Raleigh, N.C. and will be speaking to +Michele Lawson +Mark Traphagen and +Eric Enge, and I'm hoping that +Pepper Oldziey and +Nikol Murphy will stop by the hangout booth and give us her time for a bit as well!  I will also try to get some people that are in attendance to tell us how they're enjoying the experience too. Join me for some great fun! #DMFB   #marketingtips  Live at Digital Marketing For Business Conf2014-05-07 19:00:0034 
Eric Enge20,168It's First Tuesday! That means that +Mark Traphagen and I will be joined again by +David Amerland on the #DMAShow !  The topic for this week is social business culture and how understanding it and leveraging it is critical to business success!Here is the YouTube URL: Social Culture and Driving Business SuccessThe show will be on Tuesday May 6th at 1 PM EDT (Boston time).  Say YES to get access to the video.  We will also share the video link here for mobile viewers.Please invite others or share the event!  We appreciate your help!Social Culture and Driving Business Success2014-05-06 19:00:00185 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Can Connecting With Influencers Improve Search Results?An interview with: +Eric Enge“If you can build a strong audience of your own, or if major influencers in your market space +1 or share the content, this can get you a lot of exposure to your target market.” Google+ & SEO: How Google+ Impacts Search Results, Nov 2013, http://bit.ly/1tXnC7vInfluence Marketing Tools N' Techniques+Christine DeGraff & +Ronnie Bincer launched Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x*******************************************Upcoming Shows in the SeriesWelcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why. Monday, May 5thAn interview with: +Eric EngeCEO of +Stone Temple Consulting, Author Art of SEO, Speaker, Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch ColumnistMonday, May 19thAn interview with: +Mark TraphagenSr. Director of Online Marketing at +Stone Temple ConsultingMonday, June 2ndAn interview with: #TNTBootcamp - Can Connecting With Influencers Improve Search Results?2014-05-05 20:30:00234 
Social Media Hangout4,170Today's Topics: Post Ads, STAR WARS, Princess Leia's favorite Social Network, Social Media Etiquette and more!Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Andrij Harasewych, +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher, +Dustin W. Stout, +Kristoffer Howes, +Ryan Crowe and two VERY special surprise guests: +Christine DeGraff and +Mia Voss of the +Christine & Mia HOA series!All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES!Remember, this is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business, so it's worth listening it!In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Hangout #34. Christine & Mia Show... oh wait, no... its Social Media Hangout #7!2014-05-04 21:00:00132 
Eric Enge20,168I am pleased to announce a special #DMEShow  event where I will joined by Google's +Christian Ashlock to discuss +Post ads.  The program was only recently made available to all Brand pages with 1000 followers or more.  Learn more about how the program works and how Google views the program overall.Here is the YouYube Link: *The Inside Story on +Post ads* The show will be at 4 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday May 1st. Say YES to get access to the video for live viewing or later viewing.  Please spread the word and INVITE others or SHARE the event.  Your help is appreciated!The YouTube link will also be posted here for mobile viewers.*The Inside Story on +Post ads*2014-05-01 22:00:00222 
martin shervington789,783This week I'll interview +Barry Feldman.Barry loves me; in fact, Barry loves me so much he called me a knucklehead earlier. Yes, that much.But here is the thing, that is Barry, it expresses who he is - an energetic, straight talking, 'from the hip shoot' King of personal branding.And that is what I want to show you. Not just 'go read his stuff', but to show you how to infuse your personality into everything you do online.I'll be learning too, of course.p.s. I met Barry at the Social Media Marketing World conference, and he is starting to 'get' Google+, and maybe even fall in love with it as well.So, please join me, to shake out your branding cobwebs, get fresh, and be inspired this Wednesday!How to build an AWESOME personal brand!2014-04-30 20:00:00105 
SEO Training Dojo6,258Another week... another show. We just can't help ourselves. Join the boys today at 11am est for this week's episode. It looks like there's lots on the docket... we should be in fine form.Join us!The Regulators Search & Social News; April 30 20142014-04-30 17:00:008 
Ray Hiltz24,486There’s been a lot of squawking in the henhouse about +Vic Gundotra's departure from Google and where that leaves Google Plus?The crap hit the fan when TechCrunch published its article: "Google+ is Walking Dead", and it’s been flying since.We’ve had the weekend to compose ourselves so today, the #GPlusLunchBunch  will chat about the departure of the G+ leader and what that means to the “platform”.How do you think Google+ will be changing in the months ahead?+Mark Traphagen wrote a personal analysis of what this change may mean. Quo Vadis Google+? What's Next for Google's Social Network? http://goo.gl/KPZGk5I particularly liked his analogy addressing the comparison of Google+ to the fate of Google Reader:“...to say for now that turning off Google Reader was like removing a sock. Dismantling Google+ would be more like ripping out a person's nervous system.”Today's lunch Bunch show will be a chance for you and our panel to sit and discuss how we feel things will change...or not, with Google+ now that Vic has left and “Bez”, +Dave Besbris is taking over.For further research, there was a great HOA from the guys at +Social Media Hangout  It's the End of Google+ As We Know It.... Or Is It?  http://goo.gl/W3uvPVHow did you feel when you heard the news?Do you think it means big changes?This is a Google+ Tips & Topics Community presentation:http://goo.gl/uJh80aIf you'd like to keep on top of what's happening on Google+, subscribe to my weekly Google+ Tips of the Week Newsletter here: www.newraycom.com Is Google Plus Now a Minus?2014-04-29 18:15:0055 
Social Media Hangout4,170Sit down with the owners and moderators of your favorite Social Media Communities on Google+, as they discuss the introduction of +Post ads and the surprise departure of Google+ head +Vic Gundotra. Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like +Andrij Harasewych, +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Ben Fisher, +Dustin W. Stout, +Kristoffer Howes, +Ryan Crowe and possibly even a surprise guest or two!As usual, this is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business. Be sure to tune in and share your questions about the introduction of +Post ads and the surprise departure of Google+ head Vic Gundotra.In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes:1. Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)2. Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #23. Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Hangout #34. Social Media & SEO, Hashtags, Google+ Views, SMMW Conference Wrapup: Social Media Hangout #45. It's the End of Google+ As We Know It.... Or Not - Social Media Hangout #62014-04-27 21:00:00245 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Brand Building with Hangouts on Air - Is Your Brand Visible?There are many ways we can Build a Brand. Be it a Business Brand or a Personal Brand, the brand will grow if it is more visible.Join +Eric Enge and me, +Ronnie Bincer for an in depth discussion on Building your Brand with Google Hangouts on Air. What are the things to consider, how to do it well, what to stay away from, why does it work or not work... questions like these and the ones you ask will be brought onto the screen and into the show.Invite people and brands that you know will benefit from the information shared. This Hangouts on Air (HOA) tool is really one of the best communication tools we've got... Learn How to Use it Well.Please leave some questions for us in the comments and share the event with others. Invite in those that need to know this stuff. If you don't invite them, they may not be able to join in.The trailer video will automagically be replaced by the live HOA video once we start. Play the trailer video to see an intro and a countdown to the live broadcast.Is Your Brand Visible?=== === #HOAtips   #HangoutsOnAir   #PageHOA   #Brands   #SocialMediaMarketing  Brand Building with Hangouts on Air - Is your brand visible2014-04-25 19:00:00182 
Ryan Hanley12,563Building Remarkable Professional NetworksLearn the power of connection from +Derek Coburn, author of Networking is NOT Working.Online or offline, we grow our business not just in the quality of our work but in the network of peers we surround ourselves with.Derek has honed his networking skills as the founder (with his wife Melanie) of CADRE, Washington, D.C.'s premier organization connecting remarkable professionals.I asked Derek on this week's episode of Content Warfare TV to share his expertise in not just building connections, but the type of quality, lasting connections that grow a business.Whether you're a solopreneur, small business or corporate executive this is a CAN'T MISS episode.Learn more about Derek and CADRE here: http://www.cadredc.com/meet-derek-melanie/=======If you can't make the live event, make sure you subscribe below and never miss an episode of Content Warfare TV.Youtube Subscribe link: http://goo.gl/My8UpZiTunes subscribe link: http://goo.gl/o6u9G6Stitcher subscribe link: http://goo.gl/HAoxVR #networking   #networkingtips   #contentwarfare  Building Remarkable Professional Networks with Derek Coburn | Content Warfare TV2014-04-25 17:00:00118 
Wade Harman16,712Branding & Marketing-Which One Should I Begin First?Don't forget to check out my sponsors +PicMonkey and +NOD3x, get your learn on with the Nod3x Google Plus account that is totally free here http://goo.gl/hVniiZJoin +Wade Harman and +Unbounce co-founder +Oli Gardner and Unbounce Social Strategist +Tia Kelly as we talk about the many different options a user has on Google Plus as it relates to their followers.  We have all heard about branding and also marketing, but what's what, and how do we decide which one to start for best results in the relationship marketing process.Get 50% off for 3 mo after your 30 day trial of Unbounce here http://try.unbounce.com/relationship-marketing/Don't forget to join the Relationship Marketing community here http://goo.gl/7Rm7fdAs always, +WadeHarman.com gives you the big data on how relationships are made and what you need to do to cultivate them on Google Plus! #brandingtips   #marketingtips   #googleplustips   #googleplusmarketing   #googleplusbrandingBranding or Marketing-Which One Should I Begin First?2014-04-24 19:00:0031 
PicVidShare322First Click Yes or Maybe. Invite some people and share the event.Share your Earth Day photos with others on Google+ Events. They can be taken at anytime. Photos, images and animated photos welcome. Pictures with photographers name and information and positive messages that encourage people to save the world and make it a better place on them encouraged.To Share click your picture, or any picture, then the Share arrow. It will then share to your Google+ and anyone else you select. Anyway I think that is how it works.To celebrate Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, Google+ and +TIME are teaming up with you to celebrate our beautiful Earth. +PicVidShare  has joined the efforts by setting up an Event page to share your photos at.Share photos that show natural beauty near you with the hashtag #MyBeautifulEarth in the Comments section. Your photos may appear on the #MyBeautifulEarth photo mosaic at https://mybeautifulearth.withgoogle.com/, and +TIME  will feature some of their favorite photos on their website on Earth Day. #earthday   #mybeautifulearth   #picvidshare   #GerryGrant  Share Earth Day Photos On Google+ Events2014-04-22 10:30:0018 
Eric Enge20,168Wilson Owens of Royalty Exchange (http://www.royaltyexchange.com) is a very successful entrepreneur.  So much so that he was recently named to the Forbes 30 under 30 in music.  Join me for a special #DMEShow  as we talk about the special magic that leads to building a successful company from the ground up.The YouTube Link will be: 10 Tips for Success that Most Entrepreneurs Never Think ofPlease INVITE others or share the event.  We appreciate your help!10 Tips for Success that Most Entrepreneurs Never Think of2014-04-17 21:00:00195 
Wade Harman16,712Relationship Marketing: Do We Benefit From Circle Shares?I would love to point you toward some of my favorite social media tools, the first being a Google Plus tool called +NOD3x get a tour here: http://goo.gl/hVniiZThe second being +PicMonkey where you can get a free month of Royale here! https://www.picmonkey.com/#promo/RELATIONSHIPThis week +Wade Harman is joined by +Shawn Manaher and +Nicholas Cardot to talk about circle sharing.  We will discuss if this is a viable option to build relationships and how the people coming in at the last minute are affected.  Circle sharing has been the topic of conversation with me for a while with various people, and I want to get to the bottom of it and ask if this really does work.  I've got my own experience in circle sharing that I want to divulge, and you may find it surprising! Don't forget to circle the new G+ page +WadeHarman.com and would love to have you come join us over in the Relationship Marketing Community http://goo.gl/xmXdVNCircle Sharing: Do We Benefit From Relationships?2014-04-17 19:00:0062 
Social Media Hangout4,170Sit down with the owners and moderators of your favorite Social Media Communities on Google+, as we talk about the Twitter redesign (and how it can help your business), teaching you about "and therefore" content, a must for your strategy, as well as the most spectacular social media fails we've seen (and how to avoid or correct them) and more! With great insight and lessons from experts like +Andrij Harasewych +Eric Enge +Mark Traphagen +Ryan Crowe +Kristoffer Howes +Dustin W. Stout  and possibly even a surprise guest or two!Don't forget to post your best #DoTheDustin  submission for the chance to win a prize, announced during this hangout!Of course, as this is an unscripted hangout, we may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business. Be sure to tune in!In case you missed our previous shows:Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #2Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media Hangout #3Social Media & SEO, Hashtags, Google+ Views, SMMW Conference Wrapup: Social Media Hangout #4Social Media Hangout #52014-04-13 21:00:00144 
Mia Voss28,884IT IS TIME  .... for another weekend +The Mia Connect Power Chat, that is!  Join me along with my fave weekend guests +Dustin W. Stout & +Ileane Smith AND some of my other faves +Debi Davis & +David Amerland as we recap what's been happening in 2014 so far and maybe do a little comparison to our end of 2013 predictions.Topics:  online, social media, what's trending in general, you name it! We really want to hear from you, the #BatPack  Audience as well so throw your questions, comments, observations into the event thread now!Guest Lineup:+Dustin W. Stout  - +dustn.tv  - web designer, branding enthusiast, blogger and social media junkie+Ileane Smith - +Basic Blog Tips  - Blogger, Podcaster, YouTuber, Social Media Diva!+Debi Davis - +3D Communications (Debi Davis) -  Business Communication Strategist+The Mia Connect Power Chat - Q1 2014 Overview- Weekend Edition2014-04-12 18:00:00174 
Eric Enge20,168Here is the YouTube link! Landing Page Optimization LollapaloozaJoin +Tim Ash and I as we talk about landing page optimization.  Tim is considered one of the very top experts in this space.  Watch this show if you want to come away with a rich array of ideas of how to get more out of the visitors coming to your site.The #DMEShow  will be live at 3 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday April 10.  Just say YES to get access to video, either at show time or for later viewing.  We will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.Please invite others to the show, or share the event as any business owner/publisher can benefit from the advice Tim will bring to today's show!Landing Page Optimization Lollapalooza2014-04-10 21:00:00260 
Social Media Hangout4,170Sit down with the owners and moderators of your favorite Social Media Communities on Google+, as we talk about the SEO benefits of Google+ (with great insight and lessons from experts like +Ben Fisher, +Dustin W. Stout +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge +Kristoffer Howes +Ryan Crowe +Andrij Harasewych  and +David Amerland), and in addition to that, we'll have a wonderful post-Social Media Marketing World wrap-up, as two of our community owners (+Dustin W. Stout and +Ben Fisher) were able to attend the event themselves. Should be a fantastic show!Of course, as this is an unscripted hangout, we may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business. Be sure to tune in!In case you missed our previous shows:Greetings and Salutations: Social Media Hangout #1 (Edited)Trust, Relationships, and Dancing Squids: Social Media Hangout #2Conferences, Communities, and Social Networks at large: Social Media HanGoogle+ Profile Views and SEO Benefits, SMMW Conference Wrapup and more: Social Media Hangout #42014-04-06 21:00:00148 
Wade Harman16,712Relationship Marketing- The Pretend Friends of Social MediaI would love to point you toward some of my favorite social media tools, the first being a Google Plus tool called +NOD3x get a tour here: http://goo.gl/hVniiZThe second being +PicMonkey where you can get a free month of Royale here! https://www.picmonkey.com/#promo/RELATIONSHIPI hope you join myself(+Wade Harman) and my guest host +Mark Traphagen as we talk to social media superstar +Jay Baer on the topic of one of his articles that he wrote on the convince and convert blog called Social Media, Pretend Friends, and the Lie of False Intimacy Do you really Know the people around you in social media?  This is going to be a great discussion on what I'll quote from Jay's article spending considerable time building large networks of shallow connections, potentially at the expense of deepening a few cherished friendships upon which we can truly rely?How are you building your relationships on social?  Join us this Friday!Get Jay Baer's new book YouTility from Amazon now http://goo.gl/LT7KCjWould love to have you come join us over in the Relationship Marketing Community http://goo.gl/xmXdVNDon't forget to circle +WadeHarman.com for more info on building relationships here on Google Plus!Jay Baer & Where You Can Find HimRead his blog at http://www.convinceandconvert.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/jaybaerRelationship Marketing- The Pretend Friends of Social Media2014-04-04 23:00:0096 
Mia Voss28,884Time for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat and this week we are mixing it up with a LIVE IRL (in real life) with +Denise Wakeman and we'll be chatting about all the great info & influencers we've met along the way here in San Diego. Looking forward to hanging with the #BatPack  and chatting with you right here on the event!  Follow the +HOA Street Team Event page to see who we've been talking with this week!http://bit.ly/TeamSMMW14Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word:   #Infotainment And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy      Friday, March 28th at 9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST|12pm ESTSpecial thanks to our show sponsor +Steady Demand  for great insights & analytics for Google+!  Go to http://bit.ly/SteadyDemandTMC and use the code #BCCApproved  for a 20% lifetime discount!How & where to watch:- Google Events: Watch, comment & ask questions right here - YouTube:  http://bit.ly/TMCYoutube- Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheMiaConnect- TweetHappy? Follow +The Mia Connect  and tweet #BatCrapCrazy            Subscribe to +The Mia Connect community for updates:http://bit.ly/TMCPCcommunityCan't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the Youtube replay right here on the event or at The Mia Connect Power Chat - LIVE from Social Media Marketing World 2014 in San Diego2014-03-28 17:00:00148 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477Special Guest:  Danny SullivanOne of the things that either makes people love or hate SEO the most is how things constantly change.  To those who have been in the industry more than 15 years, even all the pace of change today doesn't seem as extreme in many ways as the days when each month there might be yet another upcoming search engine, or the closure of a search engine you'd used to optimise for and got good traffic from.  In this epic Roundtable discussion, industry leader +Danny Sullivan  joins the regular ISOOSI panel (+Ammon Johns, +Bill Slawski and +Carlos Fernandes)   to talk about how change should be dealt with, anticipated, and adapted to.We'll look at the truth in the old saying "The more things change, the more they stay the same", looking at some of the constant factors of SEO, not least that people themselves have not (yet) changed nearly so much.We'll talk about wether Google's dominance is now too great to challenge, or if a serious potential rival is already out there, be it Apple, or some less-expected challenger.We will look ahead at some of the changes we expect, and discuss ways to deal with such changes.  We'll talk about the things we don't expect to change much over the next few years, which may therefore be the most 'future-proof' areas to invest in for value.We'll also talk about changes to the industry of web marketing itself, drawing upon Danny's insights running SMX as a sign of what people are most (and least) interested in learning today.Change: The Constant of SEO2014-03-25 20:00:00103 
Social Media Hangout4,170Join the owners and moderators of the Social Media communities on Google+ as they talk about what is important to you. Most likely featuring people like +Ryan Crowe +Kristoffer Howes  +Ben Fisher +Mark Traphagen +Eric Enge +Andrij Harasewych, but more information on hosts, guests and topics to come! Have something you really want us to talk about? Be sure to mention in the event comments!Social Media Hangout #3: The Hangout-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named2014-03-23 20:00:00108 
Eric Enge20,168Content Marketing, Social Media, and SEO Tips from PubconThe YouTube link is: Content Marketing - The Latest from Pubcon New Orleans+Mark Traphagen and I are here in New Orleans at Pubcon, and we are going to pick out some of the top speakers from Pubcon and have them join us for the #DMEShow  this Thursday at 3 PM EDT (Boston time).Just click YES to this event to make sure you get easy access to the video.AND, INVITE others or SHARE the event - the more people that join us the better!Top Speakers from Pubcon New Orleans2014-03-20 20:00:00174 
Eric Enge20,168How to Build Engagement in Google PlusHere is the YouTube Link: Building Engagement in Google PlusThis time on the #DMAShow   +Mark Traphagen and I are taking on an oldie but goodie.  How can you get more engagement with your activity on Google Plus?  This is the core issue - not the number of followers you have.  Build the engagement and the followers will, well, follow.The live YouTube link will be shared here just before show time.  Just say YES to make sure that you get the video link in your notifications/stream.Also, INVITE OTHERS!  Or SHARE the event with others.  This a public event, and the more the merrier.Building Engagement in Google Plus2014-03-18 16:00:00195 
Social Media Hangout4,170Back by popular demand. (And because we don't have anything else to do at 3PM EDT on a Sunday). Join the owners and moderators of the Social Media communities on Google+ (Strategy, Professionals, Creative, and Discussions) as they talk about what is important to you. Okay, that's vague. To be honest, we haven't decided yet, just exactly what we will be talking about. But know this... it will be awesome. Featuring the likes of +Eric Enge +Dustin W. Stout +Mark Traphagen +Andrij Harasewych +David Amerland +Ryan Crowe +Ben Fisher and more!Also featuring: fewer technical difficulties!Social Media Hangout #2: Insert Catchy Title Here2014-03-16 20:00:0072 
Mia Voss28,884YouTube: The Mia Connect Power Chat - Interesting Characters!Time for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat! This week our theme is interesting people I think you need to know!  Our guests will be +Laurie Laizure +Marc Ensign & +Sandra Sallin Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment    And we always get a little   #BatCrapCrazy       Check out this week's panel of amazing guests:  +Laurie Laizure  Founder of +Customized Walls & Founder of #InteriorDesignCommunity on G+, IDC Hangout Host, Graphic Artist, Printer and Color Expert, Blogger, Social Media Guru+Marc Ensign - Author & Blogger, here to save the Internet, connect the dots and humanize the web. His buzz phrase that sums it up: Search Engine Humanization+Sandra Sallin - a professional artist who has become a 72-year-old-blogger with way too many lipsticks.Friday, March 14 at 9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST|12pm ESTFind your timezone:  http://bit.ly/1lQ1h9qSpeciaThe Mia Connect Power Chat - Interesting Characters!2014-03-14 17:00:00150 
martin shervington789,783Discussion about the new 'Google+ Link Preview Cards', with Mark Traphagen and Martin ShervingtonIt launched less that 24 hours ago and we are ready to discuss some of the potential consequences and opportunities of this AWESOME new feature.Starts at around 4.30pm EST...Discussion about the new 'Google+ Link Preview Cards', with Mark Traphagen and Martin Shervington2014-03-13 21:26:1621 
Jim Munro17,359Each week we ask Dumb SEO Questions.Dumb SEO Questions 75.2014-03-13 12:02:065 
Glass in the Class33*Glass in the Class Episode 3: The Power of Verbal Communication today!First note: I can't schedule for a specific time but it actually starts at 9:20a.m. EST.Youtube Live Event URL: http://goo.gl/LNFqNdHere's the rundown: My classroom for 15-20 minutes with my students.3 perspectives: Google Glass, The computer camera, and the camera on my guest.Discussing how communication and changing technology has affected the life/work of my guest.So who's my guest of verbal communication you ask?!+Mark Traphagen, forever an educator but at one point a teacher will be talking to my students about how he sees the power of verbal communication with new technology today. Mark's expertise in Authorship and understanding of search, coupled with his innate ability to educate and reduce complexities to simple "start here" ideas will make this particular episode a great learning experience for my students.A lot of us forget the distinction between verbal and nonverbal communication, considering it all just communication, but when functioning virtual it's a distinction we definitely have to consider and its affects on trust and authenticity. As always I'd also like to thank +John Ellis for running my cameras for me (it's really early in the morning for him) and +todd l lebeauc for the mad imaging skills on the banner!Live Event URL: http://goo.gl/LNFqNdGlass in the Class: The Power of Verbal Communication Today2014-03-13 09:00:0011 
Social Media Hangout4,170Join the owners and moderators of the Social Media communities on Google+ (Strategy, Professionals, Creative, and Discussions) as they introduce you to this brand new HOA series: Social Media Hangout! as well as the Social Media communities.3:00 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - NEW YORK TIME ZONE)This means: 7:00 PM GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)http://smhangout.comFeaturing the likes of:+Andrij Harasewych +Dustin W. Stout +Mark Traphagen +Eric Enge +Ben Fisher +Kristoffer Howes +Ryan Crowe and more to come, keep an eye out for announcements this week!We just may sneak in a few surprises and gifts for viewers, so this is one HOA you definitely don't want to miss.Brought to you by +Social Media Hangout, as well as our wonderful partners: +Socialize Me +Stone Temple Consulting +dustn.tv +Social Media Hangout: Greetings and Salutations2014-03-09 20:00:00172 
Mia Voss28,884YouTube: The Mia Connect Power Chat - Weekend Edition!  Blogging & ContentTime for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat! This week we will be discussing Blogging & Content with +Dustin W. Stout +Ryan Hanley & +Ralph M. Rivera Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word:    #Infotainment  And we always get a little  #BatCrapCrazy     Check out this week's panel of amazing guests:  +Dustin W. Stout -  DustnTV, Social Media Consultant, Web Designer, Blogger, Strategist, Branding enthusiast, social media junkie. +Ryan Hanley - Content Warfare-Director of Marketing | Author | Speaker | Content Warrior+Ralph M. Rivera - +Triberr & Web.Search.Social -  Marketing professional focused on branding, web, search & social marketing. Web developer, writer & web design teacher.Saturday, March 8 at 9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST|12pm ESTFind your timezone:  http://bit.ly/1fCNmAVSpecial thanks to our show sponsor +The Mia Connect Power Chat - Weekend Edition! Blogging & Content2014-03-08 18:00:00182 
Ryan Hanley12,563If Content Marketing and SEO had a baby, would it be named Google Plus?Here is the mobile link: http://youtu.be/IyAcU50xCboThis is the very question I'm going to ask our two wonderful guests on Content Warfare TV, +Mark Traphagen and +Eric Enge.A funny question for sure, but an honest one. With SEO quickly evolving as Google Search continues to refine it's algorithm and content glut taking it's toll on any piece of content less than outstanding...I want to know if Google+ the perfect place for businesses, entrepreneurs, solopreneurs to combine content marketing with SEO and begin to stand out on the noisy Inter-web?Mark's first visit to the Content Warfare Podcast is still one of the most downloaded episodes the show's ever had. You can listen here: http://goo.gl/Vll38GIf you're unfamiliar with Mark and Eric's work visit: http://www.stonetemple.com/In prep for this interview I'd also like to encourage you to read Mark's latest article on +Moz about Google Authorship: http://goo.gl/l1fIUa==========If you're not going to be able to make the live event and still don't want to miss what might possibly be the BEST Google Hangout in the History of the World...I encourage you subscribe in your preferred location:Youtube Subscribe link: http://goo.gl/My8UpZiTunes subscribe link: http://goo.gl/o6u9G6Stitcher subscribe link: http://goo.gl/HAoxVR #contentmarketing     #googleplus     #seo   Google Plus: Where Content Marketing and SEO Collide | Content Warfare TV2014-03-07 16:00:00131 
Jason T. Wiser17,521Storytelling for Business Building with Chris BroganThere’s a lot of talk lately about storytelling in business and for good reason. Stories help people to understand and relate to your business journey. Where did you get the idea? What was the first thing you did when you realized that you had a good idea? what worked? what was your biggest mistake? This program is produced by http://ontracktips.com/storytelling-business-building-chris-brogan/It’s the answers to these questions that interviewers love to ask because viewers want to experience the journey of the successful business owner. They want to imagine themselves walking this path and living this dream. But aside from telling your rise to the top story, what other stories can we tell as business owners? what other stories do people want to hear?That’s why I have invited +Chris Brogan  to “Get on Track, Stay on Track” because Chris is passionate about small business and he understands the value of telling story for branding, for marketing, for business.Chris is the Author of "Trust Agents", "Google+ for Business" "The Impact Equation" "Social Media 101" and the soon to be released "The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth" http://jtw.bz/ChrisBr (affiliate link)Some of the questions I’m going to be asking Chris are:⇒ Other than your rise to the top story, what day to day stories can we tell in marketing?⇒ What are some of the best examples of companies that are using storytelling in business today?⇒ How much of your personal life do you share in your business story?If this interests you, start asking questions now AND Invite 2 friends!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Did you click "Yes" on the event invite?Catch past interviews  http://ontracktips.com and look for the big RED button.Upcoming Guests:⇒ Andrea Vahl "How to Find clients"⇒ Phyllis Khare "Time Management for Small Business Owners"Subscribe to "Get on Track, Stay on Track" on YouTube -http://jtw.bz/YouTubeOTT Listen to our Podcast in iTunes http://jtw.bz/iTunesOTT Join us on Twitter using the hashtag    #OnTrackTips   ========Storytelling for Business Building with Chris Brogan2014-03-06 19:00:00242 
Stephan Futeral3,995Why Are We Here (On Google Plus?) Authorship, SEO, & Relationship Building Demystified - Featuring Guests +Mark Traphagen and +David Oldenburg  Mobile Users Watch Here: Legally Speaking - Featuring Guest Mark TraphagenJoin us Monday, March. 3rd. 4 pm EST/3 pm CST/2pm MST/1pm PST for Legally Speaking.Are you on Google Plus to market, build meaning business relationships or for SEO? Do you feel like you're wasting your time or you just can't get a handle on what all the hoopla is about Google Plus, authorship, and relationship building? If so, then whether your a lawyer or anyone else who is trying to build their brand or business presence on G Plus, then this is the show for you! What’s Your Google Plus “Strategy?”Everyone has their "strategy" for building their presence and relationships on Google Plus. But is it all that really worth it? What works and what doesn't? Is Google Plus worth the investment of time and energy to engage? Well, we've got two folks who have great answers to these questions and more!Guest Speaker +Mark Traphagen on Authorship & SEO Friendly Authority BuildingIf anyone is adept at reading Google's "tea leaves" concerning Google Plus, authorship, and the impact all of this has on SEO, it's Mark Traphagen of +Stone Temple Consulting. Mark is an expert on social media, content marketing, internet marketing, Google Plus Business Pages, authorship, and much more. According to Mark, his mission is to "help you get seen and heard, to get your message out and bring in people who want and need what you have to offer. My special know-how is in the intersection of social and search.” Together with +Eric Enge, Mark co-hosts the Digital Marketing Answers Show. Mark will share his insights on what works and what doesn't on Google Plus and best practices for building SEO-friendly authoLegally Speaking Hangout On Air2014-03-03 22:00:00135 
Jess + Scott + You291Last week we unleashed the power of the story.Next week we'll find out about a story in the correct place and time.This week, be it painful or blissful, stories are only effective when received.Believe it or not, your business tells a story, and we don’t mean to your customers. We mean to you. Are you listening? Do you even know what to listen for? To do what? MORE, right? Well, what does that actually mean?This week +Jessica Dewell and +Scott Scowcroft will explore what your business can tell you, and if you don’t like the storyline? Well, that’s part of this week’s show too.Who better to help us explore and dig into this topic than +Jason Frasca? He loves solving technical, operational and business inefficiencies using my unique ability to deconstruct complex problems, and leveraging technology to optimize business performance.Whether looking for new opportunities, ways to grow, building processes, acquiring expertise…first, check in with the business. It gladly gives us information, clues, and areas to explore. Yet, we overlook this attention our business shines on us.Receiving, or active listening, to the business will help identify low hanging fruit (easy to implement ideas), cost savings and time savings.Let’s give our business a bit of love back through active listening - and see how we can tune in and magnify the things that could hold us back or propel us forward by learning how to listen and receive important information.Spoiler Alert: Jason’s in depth knowledge of the how and why of Evernote  allows him to share how operational competency and narrative can touch at the deepest level to create great stories.This is one episode of the JSY! show you’ll not want to miss.YOU (the Y in JSY) matter - come and explore this topic with us. Start the conversation now.(We are a LATE show. Responding Yes or Maybe will set a reminder so you can catch the replay if it isn't a time you can join us live.)*Hashtag: #JSY *Like the topic? Know someone that will enjoy it? Invite your friends to watch too - right below these words you’ll see an Invite More button. Are You Telling a Daytimer Story in an Evernote World?2014-02-26 04:15:0034 
martin shervington789,783Who wants to join me as I interview Jay Baer about his New York Times best selling business book?We will be talking about the attitude/culture/approach of 'helping', including how Jay finds the culture on Google+; where he thinks we should be putting our attention right now, and where it is going in the future.Whether you are a business or an individual looking at your own approach, this should be a lot of fun and give you new insights too!What is 'Youtility' all about?Jay says..."The difference between helping and selling is just two letters. But those two letters are critically important to your company’s success.You’re not competing for attention only against other, similar products. You’re competing for attention against everything. To win in this hyper-competitive environment, you must ask “How can we help?”If you sell something, you make a customer today, but if you genuinely help someone, you create a customer for life. This is Youtility."Sound good? See you then!An interview with Jay Baer about his book 'YouTility"!2014-02-25 20:00:0077 
Wade Harman16,712Sponsored by +PicMonkey:  Get a free Royale membership and see how you can create awesome, attractive images for social media here: http://goo.gl/bqnNpfJoin +Wade Harman as he hosts +Ronnie Bincer and +Greg Trujillo to talk about why face to face meetings are important to building the relationship bond between you and the person of interest.  We'll be talking about different steps you can take to build the relationship, and take it to the next step with meetups.  We'll also be talking about the power of Hangouts and how you can use them and other tools as well.The Importance of Face to Face Meetings in Relationship Building2014-02-21 02:00:0059 
Mark Traphagen113,835No snow will stop the beer! +Eric Enge and +Mark Traphagen are still planning to be at British Beer Company in Framingham MA tonight at 7 for the first of what we hope will be many Boston Area HIRLs (Hangouts In Real Life). Anyone who is Boston Brave is welcome to come join us this evening (unless we post otherwise in this event. If we haven't already heard from you, leave a comment to let us know you're coming!Meetup with Mark HIRL2014-02-18 19:00:005 
Daria Musk3,559,579BE MY VALENTINE!Announcing the "Lonely Hearts Club Hangout Concert"! This Saturday, Feb 15th will you be my valentine? You're the ones I love so let's celebrate together! I'll bring the songs, you bring you. ❤HOW TO ATTENDYou are cordially invited to watch and most importantly join my "Lonely Hearts Club Band" by Hanging Out with me for this special love-themed Concert!❤ RSVP YES & COMMENT HERE TO TELL ME IF YOU WANT TO JOIN THE HANGOUT WITH ME! I'll add you to a special circle that will be invited to join the windows in the Hangout during the show. As always I'll rotate the seats and sing as long as it takes to see you! We'll date, face-to-face all night if we have to ;)DAY + TIMEI know real v-day is on Friday, so I thought holding our global-date-night on Saturday instead would make it even more inclusive and awesome! Even if you've got romantic plans (ahem not me haha) we can all team up into one big "Lonely Heart's Club Band" on Saturday! (Sunday for you Kiwis and Aussies, ;)WHAT TO EXPECTWe can eat chocolates and toast to love in all it's forms! We can sing and shout and laugh and leave no-date-behind! You can bring your loves (even if they're pets, or or kids, or friends or fiancés) or come solo and be my date! I prefer roses and tulips thank you ;)SHARE THE LOVEShare the love and share this with anyone and everyone you want to celebrate with and remember to tell you love them too! So bring on the lovebirds and lonely hearts worldwide! Get ready to be loved! See you on Saturday! XO, DariaDaria's Lonely Hearts Club ❤ Hangout Concert!2014-02-16 00:00:00294 
Mia Voss28,884YouTube Link: The Mia Connect Power Chat - Gender DiversityTime for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat! This week we will be discussing Gender Diversity on The Plus (and in general) with +Mark Traphagen +Irene Brodie +Eric Enge +Fran Harris, +Jessica Dewell +Trina Paulus  and more!  Each week we cover a variety of topics including the latest in social media & the online world and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who will share their smarts with us. Oh, and we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy   Check out this week's panel of fabulous guests: +Mark Traphagen - Social Media | Google+ | Content Marketing - Sr Director of Online Marketing for +Stone Temple Consulting, Early Adopter Badge from Foursquare for Planet Earth | The Monti StorySlam Winner & GrandSlam Runner Up | 2011 Communicator's Award of Distinction from International Academy of Visual Arts+Irene Brodie  - +The Mia Connect Power Chat - Discussing Gender Diversity2014-02-14 18:00:00156 
Wade Harman16,712Sponsored by +PicMonkey because images are the front door to social media! http://goo.gl/9EIPKlJoin +Wade Harman as he hosts +Mark Traphagen +Eric Enge and +Ben Fisher to talk about relationships and how they affect your ranking standing on Google.  Learn some new things about the responsibilities of a G' Plusser and what you can do to build your rank while you're here.Relationship Marketing- Do Relationships Affect Ranking?2014-02-14 02:00:0088 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477+Mark Traphagen joins the ISOOSI chat today at 3pm EST and we're super excited to have him on the show. Mark has been one of the people for me personally (and I know for many others too) that has really been instrumental in highlighting the benefits of Google+. But, not only the easy pickings that are clear to see. Mark evangelizes the use of Google+ as not only a business network but a social network. A social network that is on a different level to anything else we have on the interwebs. He'll be the first to say that it has given him opportunities that would never have existed before it. And I for one share that experience and couldn't agree more.All businesses can learn from this hangout... and we'll start really with the basics too. We know we have many small businesses that use ISOOSI and list their businesses in our search directory that currently have zero presence on Google+  So, some of what we talk about may be already known to those that are immersed in it on a daily basis.... but through this hangout we hope to join Mark in expressing our belief in the platform and communicate the benefits it can bring to you - from a personal AND business perspective.+Carlos Fernandes President, ISOOSIGhost Town or Land of Opportunity - Google+2014-02-11 21:00:0095 
Eric Enge20,168Join +Mark Traphagen and I as we take questions on digital marketing topics from the audience.  This week we will take questions specific to Authorship and AuthorRank (and authority in general).  Bring your questions!Here is the YouTube Link: Authorship and AuthorRank with Mark Traphagen and Eric EngeThe event will be at 1:00 EST (Boston time) on Tuesday February 11th.Please feel free to re-share this event or invite others.  Please use the hashtag #DMAShow  when referring to the show!Open Q&A on Authorship / AuthorRank with Mark and Eric2014-02-11 19:00:00251 
martin shervington789,783Google Plus for Individuals and Business!Including launch of the free 'Quickstarter' courses...There have been so many changes in the Plus over the past few months, and as such we wanted to get together to re-launch the website, tell you about some of the resources and pick up on some of your questions as well. So get yourself ready and see you on Monday!The PYB team talk about some amazing, free resources available for Google+!2014-02-10 21:00:00116 
Eric Enge20,168In this week's #DMEShow  I will be joined by Google's +Christian Ashlock and +Rico Farmer:1. Getting Started Strong on Google Plus (for brand pages)2. +Post ads what to expect, and how to use them3. How to Run a Great HangoutThe live YouTube link will be here: Google Plus Tips From the Google Plus Team This should be a fantastic event!  We will share the live YouTube link here just before show time.  The event will be live at 3 PM ET (Boston time).Please feel free to share the event or invite others!Google Plus Tips From the Google Plus Team!2014-02-06 21:00:00265 
Dustin W. Stout45,323Who is this +Jeff Sieh character and where did he come from?You may know Jeff from his #ManlyPinterestTips  show, which certainly lives up to it's title! He's also a creativity advocate and practitioner of creative things! So naturally, I like him a lot. We'll find out Jeff's story, his best #socialmedia  advice and maybe have a few laughs along the way. Tune in this Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11am PST (2pm EST)!If you have questions for Jeff or myself, we'll try to grab a couple of them during the show if time allows. Drop them in the comments section here before the show starts!Interview: Jeff Sieh2014-02-01 20:00:0028 
Dejan SEO16,587Italian SEO community has been buzzing with excitement over a comprehensive study of Google+ by +Maurizio Ceravolo which includes tons of data, visualisations and interactive graphs (http://goo.gl/hPsBx9). In this hangout we will interview the author of this article and discuss his research process and findings with the specialist panel including:+Maurizio Ceravolo+Enrico Altavilla+Andrea Pernici +Martino Mosna +Andrea Scarpetta+Gianluca Fiorelli+Dewaldt Huysamen+Mark Traphagen and your host +Dan Petrovic. Note: This event will be broadcast live and recorded on +YouTube but if you wish to join the live discussion as a member of the specialist panel let us know in the comments.Google+ Profile Authority: An In-Depth Analysis2014-01-30 19:30:0091 
Eli Fennell65,593Social Media and Internet MarketingThere are many ways to use social media and internet marketing successfully.  Our panel of guests +Mark Traphagen, +Pam Adger, and +Christine DeGraff will be talking about how they use these online tools in their careers and in their daily lives, and how to establish an online presence.  Are you reaching the right people, and are you achieving your goals?The show will take place at 8 PM ET, Wednesday, January 29, 2014.  We will paste the link to the YouTube event here 15 minutes before show time.Please feel free to join us and to share and invite others to this event!Hashtag: #digitalmediaconnectionsDigital Media Connections Show #12014-01-30 02:00:0058 
Christine & Mia5,563YouTube link: What's Your Story? Mark TraphagenJoin +Christine & Mia and our January guest host +Craig Fifield as we welcome our special guest, +Mark Traphagen - if you've ever been curious about his backstory.. then this is the show for you!Wednesday, January 29nd11:30am PST/12:30pm MST/1:30pm CST/2:30pm ESTMore about our guest +Mark Traphagen: Mark is Senior Director of Online Marketing for Stone Temple Consulting, a digital marketing agency located in the Boston area. He's pretty sure Stone Temple CEO Eric Enge added "senior" to Mark's title as a veiled reference to his age. He lives in Durham NC, which he regards as Portland OR without a web parody (yet).Mark has been active on Google+ since its third day and has developed a reputation as an expert on using Google+ for business and personal branding, as well as on Google Authorship.When he's not singlehandedly trying to eliminate Google+'s "ghost town" image by posting there at least once every 10 minutes, you'll find Mark playing mandolin in a New Orleans-style second line band called The Bulltowns Strutters, and competing in storyslam events.This week's show is sponsored by:+CT Social  is an interactive digital agency based in Central Florida. We provide web design and optimization, social media management and consulting, mobile apps (Apple / Android / Windows 8), and graphic design for web promotions. CT Social emphasizes a personalized approach, tailored to the needs of each individual or business we serve, and continuously aims for high standards of innovation and social integration in all projects. http://www.ct-social.com+Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/Wh#15MinutesOnAir with Christine & Mia featuring Mark Traphagen & Guest Host Craig Fifield2014-01-29 20:30:00187 
Sanctuary Networking Community1,207In this live hangout, Sanctuary Networking Commumity members introduce you to 5 tools which provide a number of ways to measure your performance on Google+ and even beyond - to your blog or website.At the time of this post, all of the tools are free (or have free versions) and under active development. A partial list of functions includes:❃ Find out what public circle-shares you have been included in.❃ Measure and analyze your followers, and manage your circles efficiently.❃ View rich data on your network, and your influence among your followers.❃ Identify influencers in your circles and identify your supporters.❃ Learn how to build your author content authority.❃ ...and a lot more than I can possibly list.This hangout will explore the tools discussed in this post: Free Google+ Analysis Tools - Visualize Your Network and Measure Results ➤ http://goo.gl/ocqK7T⚠ Google+ will automatically adjust the event time to your local time after you RSVP.⚠ This is an on-air hangout event. It will be recorded live and made available to the public on the Sanctuary Networking Community YouTube channel.⚠ Note that anyone can attend and watch the live hangout, but only members of the Sanctuary Networking Community can participate. If you would like to join the community, please complete the membership application: http://goo.gl/1VNzqv #kJBC38MDu8  Free Google+ Analysis Tools - Visualize and Manage Your Network2014-01-28 19:00:0063 
Mia Voss28,884Click here for the direct YouTube Link:The Mia Connect featuring Anabell Hilarski, Iva Ignjatovic, Dave Moore, Mike AlltonTime for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat! This week we are featuring +Iva Ignjatovic +Dave Moore +Anabell Hilarski & +Mike Allton on the panel!Each week we cover a variety of topics including the latest in social media & the online world and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who will share their smarts with us. Oh, and we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy   . Check out this week's panel of fabulous guests: +Iva Ignjatovic   - Marketing Strategist, Business Developer, Pinterest RockStar!  http://www.pinterest.com/ivaignjatovic/+Dave Moore   - Moore Consortium - Behavioural Psychologist and Firewalk Trainer+Anabell Hilarski -  #SocialMediaGuia  Marketer, Blogger & Web Traffic expert.  THE woman to know in Panama!+Mike Allton  - +The Social Media Hat - Social Media Manager, Hootsuite Consultant, Star Wars AficionadoTopicThe Mia Connect Power Chat featuring Iva Ignjatovic, Dave Moore, Anabell Hilarski & Mike Allton2014-01-24 18:00:00178 
Eric Enge20,168Relationships, Influence and MarketingWhat role will these play in your marketing mix in 2014? Are you worried about the content marketing glut?  How will you stand out? +Wade Harman, +Eli Fennell, +Mark Traphagen, and I will take these topics on and due our level best to see if we can help make some useful suggestions.The live broadcast YouTube link is here: What's In a Relationship (And Who Cares)?The show will take place at 3 PM ET on Thursday January 23, 2014.  We will post the live YouTube link here 15 minutes before showtime.Watch the trailer for more info on the show:What's In a Relationship? (And Who Cares?) - TrailerPlease feel free to share the event or invite others!What's In a Relationship? (And Who Cares?)2014-01-23 21:00:00194 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477Part 2 of this series of ISOOSI Tuesday roundtable chats, where we ask our distinguished panel  what they will be focusing on in terms of marketing in 2014. Have they made some New Year's resolutions as it relates to their businesses or strategies they execute for clients?Our panel includes +AJ Kohn +Bill Slawski and  +Ammon Johns Whether you are a small business owner or work as part of agency or as part of a dedicated marketing team in a large corporation, our panel of experts will have some great advice. Actionable takeaways applicable for any business.Learn what's new, what's important and what you should be considering.As we all know, new tools, new strategies and tactics are always being developed. But what skills and techniques should you develop this year for the maximum impact?And with so many areas of marketing to consider, how do you divide your resources (financial, time, etc) to position yourself well for 2014's needs and market?It's a great chance to ask questions to a panel of guests that have been extremely successful in business by continuously improving their own marketing techniques, processes and systems. Part 2 - Future-Proofing Your Business Marketing2014-01-21 21:00:0070 
Eric Enge20,168Catch a Glimpse of the Future of Semantic SearchCome look in the crystal ball with us and let's figure out what's happening now, and where it's going.  Our special guest will be +David Amerland who literally wrote the book on this topic (http://davidamerland.com/google-semantic-search.html). Here is the Live Broadcast Link: Semantic Search SeanceJoin +Mark Traphagen and I as we join forces to share our best wisdom.  And, as always this is a Q & A show.  Bring your questions - you will drive the agenda for the show.The live YouTube link will be shared here.  The time will be 1:00 PM EST on Tuesday January 21, 2014.Please invite every person you know, or everyone you wished you knew, and share this far and wide!  OK, just join us if you like, as we would love to have you there.#dmashow   #semanticsearch  Semantic Search Seance2014-01-21 19:00:00272 
Sanctuary Networking Community1,207In this community spotlight interview we will meet Sanctuary Networking Community member +Bradford LowryThe Sanctuary Spotlight is a series of interviews where community members talk about life, their business and how they use social networks including Google+ for marketing and networking. Guests are asked 8 questions including:Describe what you do. (your “elevator pitch”)How did you get started?How did you get started on Google+?⚠ The Official Site link will take you to the member's business website.⚠ Google+ will automatically adjust the event time to your local time.⚠ This is an on-air hangout event. It will be recorded live and made available to the public on the Sanctuary Networking Community YouTube channel.Bradford Lowry | Sanctuary Networking Community Member Spotlight2014-01-21 17:00:005 
Eric Enge20,168Masters Course in Being a Great HOA HostWant to host your own Hangouts on Air and want some coaching on how to it well?  For this week's show we have pulled together 4 people with just a tiny bit (;->) of HOA hosting experience.YouTube link: The Art of Being a Great HOA Host+Ronnie Bincer will co-host the show with me and our guest stars are +Chef Dennis Littley , +Dan McDermott, and +Mia Voss.This will be a live YouTube broadcast, on Thursday January 16th at 3 PM EST.  The live YouTube link will be posted here at or before 15 minutes before show time.Please feel free to spread the word, and share the event, or invite others.The Art of Being a Great HOA Host2014-01-16 21:00:00381 
Sanctuary Networking Community1,207Flipboard is a smartphone and tablet app that presents content from your social feeds and user-curated magazines you subscribe to in an attractive magazine format.Mark Traphagen maintains 3 Flipboard magazines totaling 660 articles with nearly 3,000 readers and he will talk about how he uses Flipboard to curate content using this mobile app.Read Mark's Flipboard Magazine: http://goo.gl/y8nmknView Mark's SlideShare presentation: http://goo.gl/1Oah87⚠ Google+ will automatically adjust the event time to your local time after you RSVP.⚠ This is an on-air hangout event. It will be recorded live and made available to the public on the Sanctuary Networking Community YouTube channel.⚠ Note that anyone can attend and watch the live hangout, but only members of the Sanctuary Networking Community can participate. If you would like to join the community, please complete the membership application: http://goo.gl/1VNzqv#L2QtuUadti  Using Flipboard for Content Curation with Mark Traphagen2014-01-16 16:00:0053 
ISOOSI Research Engine3,477In this ISOOSI Tuesday roundtable chat, we ask our distinguished panel  what they will be focusing on in terms of marketing in 2014. Have they made some New Year's resolutions as it relates to their businesses or strategies they execute for clients?Our panel includes Rand Fishkin, Eric Enge and Ammon Johns.Whether you are a small business owner or work as part of agency or as part of a dedicated marketing team in a large corporation, our panel of experts will have some great advice. Actionable takeaways applicable for any business.Learn what's new, what's important and what you should be considering.As we all know, new tools, new strategies and tactics are always being developed. But what skills and techniques should you develop this year for the maximum impact?And with so many areas of marketing to consider, how do you divide your resources (financial, time, etc) to position yourself well for 2014's needs and market?It's a great chance to ask questions to a panel of guests that have been extremely successful in business by continuously improving their own marketing techniques, processes and systems. Future-Proofing Your Business Marketing2014-01-14 21:00:00235 
Mia Voss28,884Time for another +The Mia Connect  Power Chat!  Each week we cover a variety of topics including the latest in social media & the online world and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who will share their smarts with us. Check out this week's panel of fabulous guests: +Lany Sullivan +Shannon Hernandez +Eli Fennell +Leah Segedie Topics: Leveling the gender playing field on Google Plus, stories from Vegas & the @th and more!Friday, January 10th at  9am PST | 10am MST | 11am CST|12pm ESTFind your timezone: http://bit.ly/TMCPC11014Special thanks to our show sponsor & affiliate +Edge Ad Exchange How & where to watch:- Google Events: Watch, comment & ask questions right here - YouTube:  http://bit.ly/SMPCYouTube- Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheMiaConnect- TweetHappy? Follow @themiaconnect and use   #BatCrapCrazy        Subscribe to +The Mia Connect  community for updates:http://bit.ly/SMPCcommunityCan't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the Youtube replay right here on the event or at http://themiaconnect.com/episodes/ #GetYourLearnOn         #PeopleYouNeedToKnow          The Mia Connect Power Chat featuring Lany Sullivan, Shannon Hernandez, Eli Fennell & Leah Segedie2014-01-10 18:00:00236 
Wade Harman16,712Your FREE Gift! https://www.picmonkey.com/#promo/RELATIONSHIP3Sponsored by +PicMonkey  for social media image editing http://goo.gl/9EIPKlJoin +Wade Harman +David Amerland  +Chef Dennis Littley and my guest host +Mark Traphagen  as we discuss the importance of trust and how that pertains to effective relationship building here on Google Plus.  Mark recently wrote a Hiaku Deck called "Trust the Currency of Relationships"  We'll get into some of that and how we use this to build our relationships.Relationship Marketing #5- Trust in Relationship Building2014-01-10 02:00:001 
Chef Dennis Littley656,690Join me this Friday as we dive into the world of SEO on Google+ This week my guests will be:SEO and Content Marketing Specialist / CEO of Stone Temple Consulting +Eric Enge Google+ SEO Specialist / Social Media & Search Optimization for Business Consultant +Joshua Berg SMO and SEO specialist also consulting in Search engine marketing (SEM), Social media management (SMM)  +Mark Vang Gluten-free recipe developer, baking expert, author, consultant and creator of Jules Gluten Free Flour & Baking Mixes +Jules Shepard Join us as we chat about SEO, SMO, Google+, Life and our plans for 2014  on Google Plus  You never know what we're going to talk about, but you can be sure you'll learn something on every show, and we're always ready to answer your questions!Bring your lunch or bring a beverage just don't miss the best weekly HOA on Google+!   Sit back, relax and enjoy the show, TGIF!Friday, January 3rd at 10am PST | 11am MST | 12 pm CST| 1 pm EST  Check your time zone here-->http://goo.gl/sa8CdP  Watch our show here on the event page where you can leave your comments and ask your questions live during the shows broadcast.  But if you can't watch it live don't worry you can always watch the replay on my YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/AskChefDennisSubscribe to my Blog : www.askchefdennis.comFollow me on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/AskChefDennisFollow me on Instagram:  http://instagram.com/askchefdennis#gooddaygoogleplus   #varietyshow   #gplustips   Good Day Google+ - SEO Edition2014-01-03 19:00:00188 
Eric Enge20,168Want to Become a Social Media Rockstar?There is so much to be gained by building a strong social media presence.  Yet how to you do it?  It is not simply given to you, you have to go out there and earn it.Here is the YouTube link! How to Become a Social Media RockstarPlease join +Marty Weintraub and I as we talk about how to do just that.  Watch the trailer for more info, or do it just for its amusement value.The #dmeshow  will air on Thursday December 19th at 3 PM ET (Boston time).  The live broadcast YouTube link will be posted here about 15 minutes before show time!Please feel free to share this event or invite others!How to Become a Social Media Rockstar2013-12-19 21:00:00219 
Wade Harman16,712Join +Wade Harman in his show Relationship Marketing!  The very first show in a weekly series I will be doing.  My first guests will be +Mark Traphagen and +Eli Fennell, and we'll be discussing how to build relationships with that influential person and what it's like from both sides.  Come and join us as we talk about different strategies that will help you cultivate relationships out of basic connections!Sponsored by +Discover North Carolina and +The Mast Farm Inn, visit http://goo.gl/E8AFR for more information on your vacation to North Carolina!#hangouts   #hangoutsonair  Relationship Marketing2013-12-06 02:00:00155 
Steady Demand3,914What has happened to SEO? No PageRank Update? No more Keywords? Hummingwhat? If you are on Mobile click here: Adapt or Become Irrelevant - Google SEO changes for Small BusinessMore importantly why are Hulk Hogan and GoDaddy in this Hangout?Join us for a power packed event with some of the most knowledgeable educators on Google+ and in the Web Hosting Industry. We welcome GoDaddy.com, come see the fresh new face of GoDaddy.With a special guest appearance by none other than +****   !( He is a brilliant marketing person )The cast for tonight's show is comprised of:+Ben Fisher    - Google Plus, SEO, Web Hosting Industry Consultantwww.SteadyDemand.complus.google.com/u/0/+BenFisher+David Amerland     - Author of Google Semantic Searchdavidamerland.complus.google.com/+DavidAmerland+Ronnie Bincer - The Hangout Helper Video SEO and morethehangouthelper.complus.google.com/+RonnieBincer +Joshua Berg  - Google Plus SEO, Social Media & Search Optimizationrealsmo.complus.google.com/+JoshuaBerg+Marc Hardgrove    - Web Hosting Vet, Founder of nextnetmedia, Jumpline, and hostamania.com plus.google.com/u/0/116112069997941624911"Adapt or Become Irrelevant" Google SEO changes for Small Business2013-11-21 21:00:00498 
Jason T. Wiser17,521What you NEED to know about SEO?Join us on Mobile http://jtw.bz/MTseoHOAIn this series, we've looked at Business Strategy, Marketing, and Monetization. Now it's time for Optimization. SEO, or search engine optimization, is one of those terms that is often misunderstood and misrepresented. There are hundreds of SEO "gurus" out there teaching the latest tips and tricks. In fact there is so much misinformation being regurgitated and thrown around its almost impossible for a small business owner know where to begin. And that's exactly why I've invited SEO expert +Mark Traphagen  to the program. Mark has a proven track record as one of today's most respected authorities on SEO. This week Mark will answer questions like: ⇒ What is optimization and why do I need it? ⇒ Where should I begin?⇒ Can I do it myself?⇒ 7 things you must do for your website SEO⇒ What is the difference between onsite and offsite SEO?We will be answering your questions on this event, start asking now! Catch past interviews at http://ontracktips.comSubscribe to "Get on Track" on YouTube http://bit.ly/u2beWS  Join us on Twitter using the hashtag #OnTrackTips Visit our Facebook App http://jtw.bz/FBonTrackIf you like this series, please share this with 2 friendsDisclaimer: You will receive an invite if you have asked to be added to the invite circle, attended past events, if you have commented positively on past event, or if you are a member of the Christians in Business community. If you want to be removed from the invite list, please tell me. I am sorry for any inconvenienceWhat you NEED to know about SEO2013-11-11 19:00:00161 
Ronnie Bincer93,589How Google Semantic Search Changes Online BehaviorAsk Questions by playing the video you see then use the green button!Mobile Viewers YouTube Link: How Google Semantic Search Changes Online Behavior - live discussionCheck out the Live Discussion with Mr. Semantic Search himself +David Amerland, Google Authorship Expert +Mark Traphagen, Social Psychologist +martin shervington and myself pushing the Hangout Buttons ;-) Also visit the Plus Your Business Community for additional follow-up: http://goo.gl/QpLimSWe'll be using the New Scheduled HOA tool and the Questions app so feel free to watch the preview trailer video and leave some questions for us to discuss in the live show. You can also up vote the questions you like that you see others have submitted.The Event should translate to your local date/time but as a reference point the show will start live on Halloween… Thursday Oct. 31, 2013 at 1pm ET (New York) time.As a reference after the Promo video is removed, here is the YouTube link to that short 3 min. video: http://youtu.be/Ip05TjjsvRY== == ==#SemanticSearch #SocialSEO #GooglePlusTips #SemanticSEO #HOAdiscussions #TheHangoutHelperHow Google Semantic Search Changes Online Behavior2013-10-31 18:00:00213 
Google+8,599,588The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0034078 
Chef Dennis Littley656,690Join me for this weeks Good Day Google+ with my very special guests -+Mark Vang (Social Media Optimization) +Stephan Hovnanian (Web Strategies) and +Susan Serra  (Kitchen Designer)As we talk about life and Google+.Bring a beverage and being your questions just don't forget to join us for this weeks edition of Good Day Google+ 1:00 pm ET (New York Time) Friday October 18thCheck your time zone here-->http://goo.gl/sa8CdP #gooddaygoogleplus   #gplustipsandtricks   #varietyshow  Good Day Google+2013-10-18 19:00:00104 
Michael Ehline19,559This is the big one.  Many of us have been members of this exciting invitation only, honorary society of lawyers for over a year, journeying along the semantic web. Now many of us meet for the first time, and dig deep into LSI, branding, co branding, basic quality control, and more. Discovering client solutions and creative, cutting edge semantic brand presence, running an HOA, etc. are just a few of the many benefits of COLT membership, that will be reinforced at this workshop. Google powerhouses like +Neil Ferree +Mark Traphagen +Ronnie Bincer +Eric Enge +Joshua Berg +Jason Brick +Jason Dunkle +Emery Ledger +Seth Price +William Bill Hurst +Alexander Limontes +Andre van Wyk and more, will either be attending in person, or via Google HOA.  Another exciting event sponsored by Circle of Legal Trust. "Where the Law Meets the Semantic Web" +Chase Billow +AJ Kohn +Max Minzer +Mike Blumenthal are all invited of course! :-)Circle of Legal Trust - First Annual Las Vegas Convention - Ehline + Jason Brick2013-10-13 09:00:0062 
Bradford Lowry6,579Join FitnessHOA and an amazing panel of Fitness Entrepreneurs as we  learn  how to grow our fitness authority and influence online.  Joining us as our guest professor for this Master Class is Internet Marketing & Google Plus Expert +Mark Traphagen.The topics on the board for discussion include, but are not limited too:What is Authorship and why is it important?Social Media - building my authority and influence onlineOnline Marketing - Pro TipsSearch Engine Optimization - Best PracticesContent & Engagement Our Panel: Online Marketing Experts and Fitness Entrepreneurs+Cindy Molchany - Social Media Strategist for Zephyr Adventures +Michael Harris - Creator of +40plusfitness +Neila Rey - Fitness Guru and SEO expert  (200,000+ Google Plus followers)+Anthony Hall - Marketing Solutions Expert with StrategicMarketingEDU.com +Randy Bauer - Physical Therapist and owner of Bauer Physical Therapy +Joe Napolitani - Creator of FitnessHOA and founder of Plethora LLC.+Bradford Lowry - Co-Founder of Fitness & Nutrition Community Fitness: Online Marketing Master Class featuring Mark Traphagen2013-09-14 17:00:0021 
Video In Person™ Conference95An exciting and engaging conversation on Local social and innovations that are changing the landscape.  Join us with hosts and attendees: +Larry Fournillier  +Mark Traphagen +Sarina Bland +Julia Senesac +Joshua Berg +Yifat Cohen +Chris Butler +Mandy Miller +Hermine Ngnomire and +All American Johnny's Pizza  #denverhirl  Fireside Chat - Strategic Local Social with All American Johnny’s Pizza2013-09-04 02:30:0050 
Eric Enge20,168How does Google Plus impact SEO?If you are on mobile watch via YouTube on this link: Google Plus Impact on SEO with Mark TraphagenWatch as I interview Google Plus Master +Mark Traphagen about what the impact is, and what we expect to happen in the future!Below you will see a YouTube link which is a preview of the event.  Pay attention to the whiteboard.The time of the event will show your local time, unless you are on mobile.  For clarity, the start time is 1:30 PM Eastern (Boston) time.- - - #gplusseo   #googleplusseo   #googleplus   #seo   #linkbuildingGoogle Plus Impact on SEO2013-08-29 19:30:00200 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Join +Ronnie Bincer The Hangout Helper and 3 featured guests: +Mark Traphagen +martin shervington & +Dave Williams for a Live Q & A session about Google Plus Hangouts and Hangouts on Air.Mobile Viewers can watch via this link on YouTube: Google+ Hangouts - Live Questions and AnswersThose interested in the Hangout Mastery membership, click this link to learn more: www.TheHangoutHelper.com/membersI've had many requests to do a Public Q & A session regarding how to best use Google Plus Hangouts and Hangouts on Air (HOA). Here is your chance to ask and get answers to your most pressing questions/concerns.Please leave your questions (make them short if possible) in the comments of this event. We'll try to get to as many as we can in our 45 min. time-frame.Feel free to invite others here to the Event...More Special Links and help info will be added after we go live... see you soon!- - - #HOAtips   #HangoutsOnAir   #GooglePlusTips   #HVCtips   #HangoutsTips   #GooglePlusHangouts   #SocialMediaMarketing   #TheHangoutHelper   #EventsTips  Google+ Hangouts - Live Questions and Answers event2013-08-21 18:00:43187 
Triangle Google+ HIRL303RSVPing yes to this event does not guarantee a spot! Please go to the Meetup Page and RSVP there. Thank you! We hope to see you on the 25th.The New Google Plus +1 & What It Means To You2013-07-25 12:00:0033 
Ben O'Hanlon4,939A G+ Hangout focussing on Social SEO. We've confirmed +Mark Traphagen, +Phil Buckley, +andreas wpv (from Dell), +Richard Stacy and +martin shervington will be there! A great opportunity to gain valuable insight into making the most out of your social networks and the communities you manage. Let us know any questions you'd like to ask in the comments below.myCMGR Worldwide Edition: The Rising Role Of Social In SEO2013-07-24 14:00:0061 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Recently Google+ Changed some things regarding a Plus One to a Post. Come watch a Live discussion with at least 3 Google+ Power users as to how this has changed things. Learn from the discussion what you may want to do differently or if nothing has changed for you.Mobile Viewers can watch via this link: To Plus 1 or Not to Plus 1... That is the Question! ...* and those wanting to try out the Questions App can visit this link or click the *"Official site link below" once it shows.I'll be joined by +Mark Traphagen & +Dustin W. Stout ... there may be more people on the Panel by the time we get going on Tuesday.There will be a LIVE Video just to the left of this text at show time. The Event time will translate to your local time (unless you are on Mobile) Start time reference is 7pm PT/10pm ET USA.There is a chance we may be using the Questions App {Beta - Field Trial} during the show, if so, we will leave a link to guide you there if you want to see it in action during the show.Plus 1's now are truly recommendations. Many of us used Plus 1's for other things like "Got it" or "I see this" - a form of acknowledgement, or other "social kindness" but with the new normal, some of this is changing.Leave your questions, concerns, etc. in the comments... we'll try to address them in the live show. Remember, shorter comments/questions (that still make sense!) have a better chance at showing up on screen.Here is a post that can help get you started on this topic if you are not sure what we are talking about: http://goo.gl/ojsMc - This one is a follow up that helps explain more of the details: http://goo.gl/nUe2i - - - #GooglePlusUpdates   #PlusOne   #GooglePlusTips   #PostingStrategy  To Plus 1 or Not to Plus 1... That is the Question!2013-07-17 04:00:0077 
Chef Dennis Littley656,690The First Annual (Virtual) G+ Bloggers Conference - Session 8Join us as +Ronnie Bincer aka The Hangout Helper  Presents G+ Hangouts and what you need to know to use them successfully2:30 PM New York Time#gplusfoodbloggerscommunity   #gplusbloggersconfernce  G+ Bloggers Conference - G+ Hangouts and What you need to know2013-07-14 20:30:00118 
Chef Dennis Littley656,690G+ Virtual Bloggers Conference- Session 6Join us as +Joshua Berg and +Mark Traphagen Present  The SMO of SEO  8:00 PM New York Time#gplusfoodbloggerscommunity   #gplusbloggersconfernce  G+ Bloggers Conference - The SMO of SEO2013-07-14 02:00:00217 
Ronnie Bincer93,589What is Semantic Search and how will it impact your life?+David Amerland will help us see the future of online activity in this rapid fire discussion regarding the future of search. Time for the live event is translated to your local time (as a reference point it starts at 2pm ET).Join us Live for the discussion... add your questions in the comments below so we can try to address them live! At show time, there will be a video to the left you can watch for the live broadcast. If you are on MOBILE click here: Semantic Search - What it means to you and Video ...Some questions we will get answers for are:► What is Semantic Search & How is it Different?► Why do you see it becoming the 'Norm'... and how long before it does?► How does "Social" Impact Search?► How Important is Google Plus in the mix of things?► How does Semantic Search work with Video & Hangouts?► What can a Business do now to get ready?► How will Individuals notice the change?And more...Leave some of your questions in the comments so we can try to address them in the discussion. Share this Event with others that you think would be interestedInvite others into the Event, if you like.- - - #SemanticSearch   #SEO   #SEOtips   #SocialMediaTips   #GooglePlusTips  #SocialSearch  Semantic Search - What it means to you!2013-07-12 20:00:0086 
Yifat Cohen70,614Join the top brains in this area - +Joshua Berg  and +Mark Traphagen as they share the the real power of Google Plus, and discuss how to - -- Optimize engagement,-- Enhance your reputation,-- Become a notable authority & Thought Leader, and-- Boost your business brand.THIS IS AN INTERACTIVE HANGOUTso bring your questions and get concrete answers from these top experts - face to face.PLUS - Get a step by step manual on how to increase your Author Rank and be found organically on Search.-----------#authorship   #authorrank   #SMO   #SEo   #optimization   #reputation   #engagement   #livehoa   #hangoutsonair  Social is the new SEO - Here's how to do it right.2013-07-11 19:00:0541 
martin shervington789,783I will be doing an interview with +Mark Traphagen this Friday to look at 'how to' set up authorship.This session will only quickly cover the 'why to' and dive into the differences between rel= author and rel=publisher, and what you need to make sure you have in place.Hope to see you then!All about the 'How to' of Google Authorship, with Mark Traphagen2013-07-05 18:00:00135 
Google Plus Week TV Show425Google Senior Vice President +Vic Gundotra will be joining me to answer your questions (and ours) in a live Google+ Hangout on Air Wednesday at noon Eastern, 9 am Pacific.  Joining us will be +Allen Firstenberg from Google Plus Week and +Nate Swanner from +Android Authority and Our Android Week.Here's last year's interview:  Google Plus Week Special with Google Senior VP Vic GundotraHere is this year's interview, with your questions: https://plus.google.com/u/0/hangouts/onair/watch?hid=AP36tYfZ5sy09OFmHtjpQtjO0M5MihMiGc3Y15Yq4aw3Gv8wgnW037-VCsxr2yEk4DfogfE&ytl=KCOLVcznEOQ&hl=enLIVE: Vic Gundotra Answers Your Questions2013-07-03 18:00:00300 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Having trouble deciding if you should use a G+ Brand Page vs. a G+ Personal Profile? Then come watch and interact with this live HOA discussion to see what may work best for you.Feel free to click the play arrow if you see it to watch the recorded show. Mobile viewers here is the YouTube link for you to use: Google Plus Page or Profile - which should I use?I'll be chatting with +Mark Traphagen  a highly skilled user of Google Plus in both realms: Pages and Profiles. I've also done a thing or two to help people and businesses decide what will work best for them, so it should be a great discussion as we talk about the pros and cons of each online identity option we have here on Google Plus.As mentioned in the live show, here is a link Mark has provided to help you Verify your Brand  Page: Here's a link to my instructions on how to get your Google+ Brand Page verified with Google: http://www.virante.org/blog/2012/09/07/google-plus-verified-pages-of-what-benefit-is-the-verification/There will be discussions of rel=Author and rel=Publisher for those that want it, and more clarity as to what Pages can do that Profiles can not and vice versa.Feel free to leave your questions in the comments here and invite others to come as well. To help prep those more interested in the technical details on that SEO rel = stuff, check out this post by Mark to get you started: http://www.virante.org/blog/2013/06/14/relauthor-or-relpublisher-which-should-i-use/- - - #GooglePlusTips   #PostingStrategy   #GooglePlusSEO   #SEO   #Pages   #BrandPages   #OnlineMarketing   #Authorship   #Branding  Google+ Page or Profile... Which Should I Use?2013-06-28 01:00:00111 
Bradford Lowry6,579Bridging the Gap Between You and the People Who Need YouEARLY BIRD REGISTRATION - http://goo.gl/nHZO3   (FREE PARKING)- Seminar:  Free Google resources such as Google+ and You Tube/ Case Studies from Healthcare Professionals/ Effective Online Marketing. - Networking Lunch - Free copy of Google+ for Business Guide , Ebook by Mark Traphagen - DRS Health product samples- Coupon - FREE 1-hour online marketing consultation with Mark Traphagen of ViranteGuest Speakers Include: +Elizabeth Hawkins  – Google, Google Plus Marketing. Lifestyle, Health & Wellness Community Platform +Bradford Lowry  – DRS Health, Inc., Vice President of Marketing +Marc Stevens  MD, FACS, FICS - American Board & Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons, AMA Advisory Task Force, DRS Health Chairman.+Isaac Porter, MD MD - American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, AMA, and NC Medical Society.+Mark Traphagen  – Virante, Director of Digital Outreach. 50,000+ followers on Google+, co-author with Neal Schaffer (Forbes Top 35 Social Media Influencer) of Maximize Your Social (Fall 2013)What You'll Learn:Discover How to Get Found by Those Who Need Your Products and ServicesRealize the Unknown Powers of Google PlusMaximize Your Message with Google and Google PlusEngage Your Patient Base with Google ToolsHear Powerful Case Studies using Google Plus & YouTubeLearn to Build Authority with Google PlusUnderstand the Power of Your Online ContentEARLY BIRD REGISTRATION - BEFORE JUNE 21 ONLY $20REGISTER HERE - http://goo.gl/nHZO3The Future of Healthcare Marketing2013-06-27 09:00:0019 
Breast Cancer Answers670,132This Friday, Dr. Harness will be sitting down with Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society, Dr. Otis Brawley. They'll be discussing breast cancer prevention and screening, BRCA testing and disparities in breast cancer treatment.To submit a question visit: http://www.breastcanceranswers.com/askWe believe that educating as many people as possible can save lives. To get the latest in breast cancer awareness, circle us at https://plus.google.com/113258379539644876834/Breast Cancer Answers Bi-Weekly Hangout2013-06-21 20:00:0023 
Dustin W. Stout45,323Part of an ongoing dustn.tv interview series I'm sitting down with +Jesse Wojdylo to talk about his journey in #SocialMedia  and his advice for those aspiring to become digital rock stars!Interview: Jesse Wojdylo2013-06-08 17:00:006 
Todd Hartley11,299Join Mark Traphagen & Todd Hartley to learn how to leverage content marketing to generate business through Google Search.  http://youtu.be/3vJLYm-l9r0How to Use Content Marketing To Generate Business Through Google Search2013-05-03 01:00:0031 
martin shervington789,783In this interview I plan to ask every question I can think of to understand the relationship between Google+ and Google Search results.I will start with the most basic ones and then get into the nitty gritty.Joshua and I have already spent some time chatting and we know you will be in for a treat, no matter what your level of understanding.See you then.Background:Joshua know his stuff when it comes to this area.Here are just a few articles he wrote (you'll find them in search)Ⅰ.Is G+ PageRank behind suspicions of AuthorRank? Ⅱ.How PageRank in G+ is Earned. Link Myths Busted! Ⅲ.Why PageRank in G+ Matters To You & Connections Ⅳ.PR in G+ - PageRank is Still Guts of Google Search Ⅴ.PageRank, Link Juice & SEO for G+ Communities. Ⅵ.Balance Returns to PageRank. Avoid The Dark SideHow does our activity on Google+ potentially influence our search engine results? An interview with Joshua Berg2013-04-20 13:00:0042 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Watch the 8th in the series about Google Plus Communities (GPC)Google Plus Community (GPC) Public with "Permission to Enter" focusSpecial Guest: +Chef Dennis Littley - owner/moderator of a Large & Active Public Permission Only GPC for Food Bloggers on Google Plus. Listen and watch as Chef Dennis, +Jesse Wojdylo +Nikol Murphy +Ronnie Bincer discuss the latest developments for GPC and what happens when you have a "Permission Only" Public Community.Feel Free to Share this Event with others to help them get up to speed!What is the strategy you may want to use when creating a GPC? What are the pros and cons of an "invite only" or "Permission" based GPC?The video up top is the Live recording of Episode 8*Scroll Down for more info...The next episode is scheduled for the same time on May 1, 2013... watch the stream for info... Managing LARGE GPC on Google Plus.Find all the previous discussions in this YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh2TCfgo3UtvWhn9rV0qox1Vj2KHykLl1 or if you prefer check them out here...To get ready, you can watch part 1 here:Google+ Communities - What You Need to Know (part 1)watch part 2 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What We Know After 18 Hours (part 2) watch part 3 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 1 week (part 3)watch part 4 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 2 weeks (part 4) HOAwatch part 5 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 4 weeks (pt. 5) 2013 a look aheadwatch Google+ Communities - What we know after 4 Months2013-04-03 21:00:3072 
Collectors Hangout577,737This episode we have a +Joshua Hanlon who is the host and page manager of +Beyond the Brick and will be talking about LEGOs and collecting LEGOs. Joshua is going to be sharing some of his prize sets, his own builds, and we'll also be talking about the history of LEGO. As always come and bring whatever collectibles you have to show and/or that you are selling. We look forward to seeing what you have to share!If you are one of the following, +Collectors Hangout is for you!- A collector- A seller of collectibles and antiques- A picker- An artisan or creator of collectible items- An appraiser of collectibles or antiquesCome share with us your collections and why you collect what you do. Come tell us what you as a seller of collectibles or antiques have to offer this week. Come show us your latest creations that are for sale. Our show is here to serve you!+Collectors Hangout is a weekly (every Tuesday 8pm-9pm EST / 5pm-6pm PST) Hangout On Air (HOA) show that brings together collectors, sellers, artisans, and appraisers. Our aim is to help collectors find pieces to add to their collection, help sellers to connect to a larger audience of potential buyers, and help all to have a better appreciation for collections of all kinds by guest hosting appraisers and artisans on a regular basis.- The HOA video will be added above when the show goes live. You can watch it later or join our live discussion here in the Event. Please add your comments and we'll try to address them live on air.- To showcase items you'd like to sell or to let our network of collectors and sellers know what you are looking to buy, circle +Collectors Hangout so we can send you an invite!Also follow us on twitter.com/collectorsHOA#CHOA21LEGOS, with Beyond the Brick | Collectors Hangout - Episode: 212013-04-03 02:00:0026 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Google Plus profiles, pages and communities all have PageRank! What's that mean to you and why you should care are the main topics for discussion here. Authorship, PageRank, Algorithms; all SEO stuff you should know more about.Join +Mark Traphagen +Joshua Berg & +Ronnie Bincer as they break this stuff down into manageable concepts and tactics.This HOA Discussion will attempt to de-mystify some of this if you are new to it, and help you know the facts if you are familiar with these terms. More and more attention should be given to what happens with our activity on Google Plus and this HOA will help you know where to focus your attention if Google Search Results mean anything to you and your work on Google Plus.Some points to ponder are:1. PageRank is actually about quality, not quantity.2. Why engaging with your own experts is better than many others.3. For Numbers, look at followers, But for results, look at PageRank.4. Why Google's updates are trying to perfect PR, not replace it.5. Why PR in verified profiles is Google's purest authorship ranking system to date.Much of this discussion has come about from +Joshua Berg's interesting mini-series on Google Plus PageRank here are some links if you have not read them:Pt 1: Is Google+ Page Rank the culprit behind the current... http://goo.gl/R4TZMPt 2: How PageRank in Google+ is Earned. G+ Link Myths... http://goo.gl/0YcDpPt 3: Why PR in G+ Matters To You & Your Connections... http://goo.gl/zHKhxPt 4: PR in G+. PageRank is Still The Guts of Google Search http://goo.gl/uMcuoPt 5: PageRank, Link Juice & SEO for G+ Communities  http://goo.gl/ViTocAlso read up on Mark's recent post on Google+ SEO: http://goo.gl/41CNnFor those wanting to check your "Toolbar" PageRank via an online tool, this is the one we have seen show PR for most items inside Google Plus: http://www.prchecker.net/ Copy the URL to your ProfilGoogle Plus PageRank - HOA discussion: What's it mean?2013-04-03 00:00:00107 
martin shervington789,783In this interview with the brightest chap on the subject, I ad going to be asking every question I've wanted to ask Mark for months!We should all get the most understanding on this whole subject area in a rapid fire, energetic and dense 30-40 minute session.Content will include...What is ‘authorship’?How do you set authorship up? (G+ account, website, publishers)What is the benefit of setting it up?Can a business Page have authorship?What is ‘rel publisher’ all about?What is PageRank? (simple version!)Is this all about ‘relevance’?How do the people you to whom you are connected matter now?What advice would you give to:a) an individual, and b) a business to get it all set up!See you all there :DJust about everything you need to know about 'authorship', 'author rank' and 'social SEO', with Mark Traphagen2013-03-30 18:00:0094 
Virtual Star Party11,216We're taking the Virtual Star Party on the road to SXSW in Austin. Join +Fraser Cain and +Scott Lewis, members of the regular Virtual Star Party team as well as local Austin astronomers who will be sharing their telescopes. If the weather cooperates, we'll be sampling lots of different telescopes and sharing our view of the night sky.If you want to join us in person, we're going to be located at the giant life-sized model of the James Webb Space Telescope, so come by and say hi if you're in the area.Virtual Star Party - SXSW Edition2013-03-10 20:30:00405 
Helpdesk Hangouts877We will talk about Webmaster, SEO/SEM, & Search issues. If you have a site you want us to look over please post your issue in the moderator area.Register your questions ahead of time here: http://goo.gl/rNwMxFor World Times: http://goo.gl/qsL09(Note that you will have to be a follower of the Helpdesk Hangout Page in order to get an invite, since G+ Brand Pages/Hangouts on Air are treated differently from ordinary accounts.)Webmaster/Search Helpdesk Hangout #402013-03-08 20:00:0024 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Watch the 7th in the series about Google Plus Communities (GPC)Google Plus Community (GPC) SEO & "Flavor" focusSpecial Guest: +Mark Traphagen - owner/moderator of many GPC on Google Plus. Listen and watch as Mark, +Jesse Wojdylo +Nikol Murphy +Ronnie Bincer  discuss the SEO Tips and things we've seen re. different "Flavors" of GPC re. this 3 month-old Topic Based Community tool for Google Plus.The Date / Time should be displayed in your local timezone above.Feel Free to Share this Event with others to help them get up to speed!Are you getting the most Search Engine juice from your GPC activity? Do you even want any Search Engine attention to your GPC?Scroll Down for more info...What have you noticed are some of the difference between the various GPC you are part of (different 'Flavors')? These and other topics will be quickly discussed... 30 min. show is the plan.Leave Questions to Cover in the comments.The video up top now is the Live (or recorded) HOA Video (part 7). When it comes to show time, the Existing video will be Replaced with the Live HOA feed.Find all the previous discussions in this YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh2TCfgo3UtvWhn9rV0qox1Vj2KHykLl1 or if you prefer check them out here...To get ready, you can watch part 1 here:Google+ Communities - What You Need to Know (part 1)watch part 2 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What We Know After 18 Hours (part 2) watch part 3 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 1 week (part 3)watch part 4 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 2 weeks (part 4) HOAGoogle+ Communities - What we know after 3 Months2013-03-05 21:00:4382 
The White House2,561,963First Lady Michelle Obama is kicking off a nation-wide tour to celebrate the third anniversary of Let’s Move! and you’re invited!On March 4th, the First Lady will join her first-ever +Google+ Hangout to discuss Let's Move!, her initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential. Mrs. Obama will join families from around the country in a virtual conversation moderated by Kelly Ripa, co-­host of +LIVE with Kelly and Michael.Tune in to the First Lady’s Hangout live on the White House Google+ Page or Let's Move YouTube channel at 11:10 a.m. ET on March 4th.#firesidehangout   #LetsMoveTour   #letsmovehangout  First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Hangout2013-03-04 17:10:0012689 
Ronnie Bincer93,589I rarely use this "On Air" option for events... I'm trying to see if people I invite can be added to the guest list, and say Yes, No, Maybe, etc. to this invitation. I thought they could but a fellow G+er thinks that maybe they can't, so here we go!Can you help out by asking fellow testers (via the Invite more people button) to join in for a bit and get added to the guest list? You can say "yes" or "no" or "maybe" yourself too!Thanks for helping... it may help me with one more issue re. the Events tool as I continue my research on how all its bits and pieces function as I prep my eBook on this topic.This is a TEST of the 'On Air Event' functions, it is only a test ;-)2013-03-02 07:00:0061 
Bradford Lowry6,579Join us for our first in a series of Healthcare HOA's where your healthcare questions will be answered by leading healthcare professionals.  This event features award winning Orthopaedic Surgeon, Marc S. Stevens, MD, FACS, FICS.  Dr. Stevens will be answering the following questions: 1. What are the different athletic injuries you have seen over your career as an Orthopaedic Surgeon?2. Are there things that I can do to avoid having surgery after an injury?3. How do I lower the risk of getting an infection?4. If surgery cannot be avoided, what do I need to know before I'm admitted into the hospital?We also invite you to join the NEW Healthcare Q&A Community, where you can post healthcare related questions for our medical team and view the categories for each of the Healthcare HOA Events! We look forward to this launch of a great series for the Health & Wellness platform here on Google Plus! #hangoutsonair   #drshealth  *How to Quickly Recover From an Athletic Injury*2013-02-26 02:00:0020 
Helpdesk Hangouts877We will talk about Webmaster, SEO/SEM, & Search Issue. If you have a site you want us to look over please post your issue in the moderator area.Register your questions ahead of time here: http://goo.gl/CVtoqFor World Times: http://goo.gl/uYq0c(Note that you will have to be a follower of the Helpdesk Hangout Page in order to get an invite, since G+ Brand Pages/Hangouts on Air are treated differently from ordinary accounts.)Webmaster, SEO/SEM, & Search Issue Hangout2013-02-22 20:00:0032 
Virtual Star Party11,216It's time again for another Virtual Star Party, where we connect up telescopes into a live Google+ Hangout. If the weather behaves, we should be able to see the Moon, Jupiter and plenty of deep sky objects, including galaxies, nebulae and star clusters. We'll talk about what we're seeing with astronomers, discuss gear and technique - we'll even take requests.If you want a reminder for the star party, make sure you click "Yes", and that'll put a notification into your calendar. Then come back to his event page at the starting time and you'll be able to watch the show here.#vsp02172013Virtual Star Party - Feb. 17th, 20132013-02-18 04:00:00366 
Virtual Star Party11,216It's time for another Virtual Star Party. Join +Fraser Cain, +Scott Lewis  and a team of astronomers from across the globe as they explore the night sky with telescopes streaming into a live Google+ Hangout. We should be able to see Jupiter, maybe the Moon, and a whole range of wonderful deep sky objects.We'll even take requests. :-)Here's a link to last week's star party if you're wondering what it's all about.http://youtu.be/8nlOLY5IPAYThis explainer video will be replaced with the live video when we're about to start. Also, remember that the start time can be a little rough, it's tough to get everything lined up perfectly to start at 7:00 PM PST sharp.#VSP07022013   #StarParty  Official website:http://www.cosmoquest.org/hangoutsVirtual Star Party - Feb. 10, 20132013-02-11 04:00:00484 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Watch the 6th in the series about Google Plus Communities (GPC)Google Plus Community Check-upSpecial Guest: +Fraser Cain - author of the GPC 30-day challenge. Listen and watch as Fraser, +Jesse Wojdylo +Nikol Murphy +Ronnie Bincer discuss the ups and downs of this 2 month-old Topic Based Community tool for Google Plus.Feel Free to Share this Event with others to help them get up to speed!Do you primarily post inside your GPC now? How do you like the interaction in your GPC? Do you have suggestions for changes? These and other topics will be quickly discussed... 30 min. show is the plan.Scroll Down for more info...Leave Questions to Cover in the comments.The video up top is the recording of the Live HOA Video.Fraser's 30-day Challenge: http://goo.gl/rDWHd & the 30-day wrap-up post: http://goo.gl/jKMDbFind all the previous discussions in this YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh2TCfgo3UtvWhn9rV0qox1Vj2KHykLl1 or if you prefer check them out here...To get ready, you can watch part 1 here:Google+ Communities - What You Need to Know (part 1)watch part 2 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What We Know After 18 Hours (part 2) watch part 3 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 1 week (part 3)watch part 4 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 2 weeks (part 4) HOAwatch part 5 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 4 weeks (pt. 5) 2013 a look aheadwatch part 6 via this link here (this one):Google Plus Communities - What we know after 2 Months (pt. 6)Tell your friends, come join in the discussion as we will try to bring in some of the comments from the stream into the live show.Feel free to share this event and invite others to join in!- - - #communitytips   #googlepluscommunities   Google+ Communities - What we know after 2 Months2013-02-06 21:00:25150 
Virtual Star Party11,216It's time for another Virtual Star Party. Join +Scott Lewis +Thad Szabo and a team of astronomers from across the globe as they explore the night sky with telescopes streaming into a live Google+ Hangout. We should be able to see Jupiter, maybe the Moon, and a whole range of wonderful deep sky objects.We'll even take requests. :-)Here's a link to last week's star party if you're wondering what it's all about.http://youtu.be/ZsqKkSq7vnEThis explainer video will be replaced with the live video when we're about to start. Also, remember that the start time can be a little rough, it's tough to get everything lined up perfectly to start at 7:00 PM PST sharp.#VSP03022013   #StarParty  Virtual Star Party -- 3 February, 20132013-02-04 04:00:00349 
Virtual Star Party11,216It's time for another Virtual Star Party. Join +Fraser Cain, +Pamela Gay, +Scott Lewis, +Thad Szabo and a team of astronomers from across the globe as they explore the night sky with telescopes streaming into a live Google+ Hangout. We should be able to see Jupiter, maybe the Moon, and a whole range of wonderful deep sky objects.We'll even take requests. :-)Here's a link to last week's star party if you're wondering what it's all about.Virtual Star Party - Jan. 13, 2013This explainer video will be replaced with the live video when we're about to start. Also, remember that the start time can be a little rough, it's tough to get everything lined up perfectly to start at 6:00 PM PST sharp.#StarParty   #VSP  Virtual Star Party -- 20 January, 20132013-01-21 03:00:00470 
PGA TOUR4,061,189We'll be chatting with a handful of PGA TOUR rookies live from the Sony Open. Tune in and leave your questions below!Google+ Hangout: Meet the PGA TOUR Rookies2013-01-10 01:00:0047 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Join us for the 5th in the series about Google Plus Communities (GPC)2013 Google Plus Community Focus...What do you/we see ahead for Communities and 2013? Catch up on the series by clicking the links below.The video up top has the Live HOA Video ... since the Live event has ended, you can watch it here or on YouTube. Click to Watch.Here is the YouTube link for today's show in case you can't see it just above here: Google+ Communities - What we know after 4 weeks (pt. 5) 2013 a look aheadScroll Down for more info...What has your own GPC experience been like? Have you continued with GPC you joined? How many have you left? Do you have any plans to join or create any New ones for 2013Listen and watch as +Jesse Wojdylo +Nikol Murphy +Ronnie Bincer discuss the ups and downs of this 4 week-old Topic Based Community tool for Google Plus.Feel Free to Share this Event with others to help them get up to speed!Find all the previous discussions in this YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh2TCfgo3UtvWhn9rV0qox1Vj2KHykLl1 or if you prefer check them out here...To get ready, you can watch part 1 here:Google+ Communities - What You Need to Know (part 1)watch part 2 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What We Know After 18 Hours (part 2) watch part 3 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 1 week (part 3)watch part 4 via this link here:Google+ Communities - What we know after 2 weeks (part 4) HOAwatch part 5 via this link here (this one):Google+ Communities - What we know after 4 weeks (pt. 5) 2013 a look aheadTell your friends, come join in the discussion as we will try to bring in some of the comments from the stream into the live show.Feel free to share this event and invite others to join in!- - - #communitytips   #googlepluscommunities   #communities   Google+ Communities - What we know after 4 weeks2013-01-02 21:00:1796 
Jens “Google Plus Yoda” Graikowski579,241is the world going to end on the 21st of december? ...according to the mesoamerican long count calendar which the mayans used, the 21st of december is regarded as the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle ... the end of the world as we know it ...who cares? ... let's have a party! ...i invite you all to a pre-end of the world hangout party ... if the world ends we might as well go down in style ... live music, drinks, fun and good company ... what better way to spend the last hours and minutes ... and if the world doesn't end, we can go straight over into the after-end of the world hangout party with even more music, drinks, fun and the same good company ...and don't you guys forget to state if you are going or not by clicking on the going button on the top right! ...and of course invite your mates too (you can simply share the event publicly via the share button on the top) ... it's going to be a 24 hrs event and will be on-air ... the more the merrier ... ;-) ...so, what's planned? ...i want this event to be spectacular ... to achieve this we'll need some help from you guys ... it is supposed to be a 24 hrs event (since we want to be sure we won't miss the end of the world) and we need to fill it with some action ... i was thinking about live music, among other things ... when i discussed this party with +Ryan Van Sickle quite some time ago (no, this idea is not new) he generously offered to play for us ... he can't play 24 hrs though ... only +Daria Musk can do that ... ;-) ... we therefore need musicians all over the world, who will play for us in their timezone ... i would also like other stuff, so if there are artists out there who'd like to contribute, you are more than welcome ... magicians? ... dancers? ... cultural stuff? ... if you have what it takes and would like to participate, please let me know in a comment! ... also if you have any ideas on how to make this event a day to remember (wait! ... who's going to remember it after the end of the world?), please let us know! ...i will regularly update this event, to let you guys know how the whole thing is progressing ... stay tuned to this frequency! ...greez,+Jens Graikowski ...***************************************************#endoftheworldhangoutparty  Pre-End of the World Hangout Party2012-12-21 01:00:0025 
Blythe Metz289,925This is a Hangout On Air, 4pm PST or 7pm EST, with +Marc Stevens and +Bradford Lowry . Dr. Marc Stevens will be discussing  ways to stay healthy this holiday.Please feel free to post your questions on this events page, We will be answering those questions during the HOA (hangout On Air). Staying Healthy This Holiday with Nutrition2012-12-18 01:00:0066 
Dan Petrovic18,193In this hangout we'll be focusing on a single website and throw all our technical and creative power at it. This hangout will be broadcast live to everyone but only members of the The Hangout Panel can participate in the live session. For more info about membership and the community rules please visit: http://goo.gl/kxtxPHangout Panel:+David Amerland +Lyndon NA +Karol Dziedzic +Tomasz Stopka +Toni Anicic +Jey Pandian+Wissam Dandan +Rob Maas +Jim Munro +Tim Capper +Matt HolmesHost & Moderator:+Dan Petrovic Creative Link Building Hangout2012-12-13 21:00:0050 
Virtual Star Party11,216Join +Fraser Cain  +Scott Lewis  +Pamela Gay  and our team of astronomers from across the globe as we visit the furthest reaches of the Universe. Our fantastic team of hardy and dedicated astronomers will set up their scopes and journey from object to object. We might get a waxing gibbous Moon, a rising Jupiter and even some deep sky objects.We'll even take requests.Because evening arrives earlier, we're able to start earlier, so make sure you double-check the start time.If you want to be notified each week about our star parties, make sure you circle +Virtual Star Party on Google+#vsp-nov25#starparty  Virtual Star Party -- 25 November, 20122012-11-26 03:00:00364 
The Planetary Society3,596,077Join +Emily Lakdawalla and +Fraser Cain for an update on what Curiosity's up to, now that the rover has finally started driving again!Cosmoquest science hangout: Curiosity update2012-11-22 01:00:00192 
Mark Traphagen113,835Sponsored by Social Media Marketing Raleigh MeetupsPresenter: +Mark Traphagen  Host: +Lawrence Harte  Discover how you can use Google+ right now to multiply your social media effectiveness. Google+ is different than Facebook and there are key reasons why the worlds largest search engine considers it important. Learn about important Google+ options such as authorship verification that lets Google know what you created and your areas of expertise.The event will be held at the QIC Learning Cary Location: 1500 Piney Plains Road, Suite 200, Cary, NC 28518 - phone 1-919-521-8093Note: This is a Raleigh NC area local "in real life" event, but we may try to broadcast it as an HOA.Covered in this session:- What Google is really up to with Google+- Google+ and Google Authorship: SEO Power Combo- How Google+ can accelerate the reach of your content marketing- Best practices to setup and build your Google+ business- Google+ Local for local businessesPLEASE RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/Social-Media-Marketing-Raleigh/events/82615932/ --- and feel free to invite anyone you know in the Triangle Area of NC! Phone number for QIC Learning Center Cary is  - phone 1-919-521-8093How Social Media Marketers Have an Advantage with Google+ Now2012-10-29 22:30:0030 
Triangle Google+ HIRL303We are going to try for something a little bit different this time as the HIRL will be a lunch hangout.  I realize many of you have evening plans but maybe you can get away for 30 minutes to an hour for lunch.  The event will start at 11:30 am and it will last until, at least 1:30 or 2 depending on who shows up later.  If you can only do a later lunch let me know and I will stay to chat with you guys and gals.  I hope to see you at the Ale House in Brier Creek.Triangle Google+ HIRL Lunch2012-10-03 11:30:0022 
Fraser Cain920,529If you want to get a reminder of the Virtual Star Party, you need to confirm that you're going.Are you going? Click "Yes"Every week we connect up multiple telescopes into a +Virtual Star Party, and showcase the night sky, right here on Google+. We'll point our telescopes at any planets, Moons or deep sky objects up at the time - even the Sun!We'll also have Ph.D. astronomers on hand to explain the science behind what we're looking at.We'll even take requests.I'm attaching last week's episode so you can get a sense of what this is all aboutIf you want to be notified about future broadcasts, make sure you add the +Virtual Star Party to your circles.#virtualstarparty-sep23Virtual Star Party - Sept. 23, 20122012-09-24 04:30:00426 
Mike Searle42,790I would like to personally invite you to the very first Kansas City HIRL from the +Google Fiber Space. We'll be joined in person by +Sarah Hill, and possibly by some of the creators of +Google+ for a tour of the Fiber Space, as well as doing what may be the very first Hangout on Air from the Fiber Space. We also hope to have some fun swag to give away!Following the event, we'll have a meal at +Anna's Oven, which is within walking distance of the Fiber Space. Anna's Oven is the only restaurant I've ever heard of that donates 50% (!) of their profits to charity. While there we hope to join Sarah and her KOMU team via hangout as they attend the Emmy's for their team's nomination!Date: September 22, 2012Time: TBD (shortly following the conclusion of the tour)Place: Anna's Oven, 1809 West 39th Street Kansas City, MO 64111‎Cost: As much or as little as you want to spendJust what is a "HIRL"? HIRL is an acronym for when Google Plus users decide to meet in person. A "Hangout In Real Life". Here's a link for more info: https://plus.google.com/116758906530929229377/aboutThe event is FREE, and I hope to see you all there, but even if you can't make it I hope you'll share this post with anyone you know who is in the area and/or you think would be interested in attending.Lastly, be sure to thank +John Maguire and +Meghan Saint for their huge help in making this happen!Kansas City - Google Fiber HIRL2012-09-22 12:00:00105 
Devin Buell2,459Google & Local-Ventures are pleased to invite you to a presentation by Google representative Devin Buell on how your business can harness the social power of Google+. It's free and open to all businesses -- until we fill up! You must register to attend at www.googletriangle.eventbrite.com. Hashtag: #GoogleTriangle  Devin will introduce you to Google+ and showoff some of the features. Then he will turn the floor over to local "power users" will also share how they've used Google+ advance their interests. New and experienced G+ users welcome!The presentation will be followed by a reception in Marbles amazing Curiosity Hall with hors d'oeuvres, drinks from local brewer Lonerider, mingling and maybe even some giveaways from Google.Since space is limited we will also be broadcasting via Hangouts on Air so if you can't get ticket, check back next Thursday for the link the HOA. We hope to see you there!Google+ for the Triangle2012-09-20 18:00:0079 
Yifat Cohen70,614How Do You Rise To The Top?In 2008, at the age of 24, +David Garland took all of the Bar Mitzvah money he'd saved up and started a television show in St. Louis, Missouri on ABC with literally zero experience writing, producing or hosting a television show. The Rise To The Top TV show focused on entrepreneurship and aired for 36 episodes.HOW DID HE DO IT, AND HOW CAN YOU DO IT TOO?How did a kid with no experience managed to interview The Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger, Two-time New York Times Best Selling Author +Tim Ferriss and creator of Wine Library TV +Gary Vaynerchuk, among others?YOUR 30 MIN. WITH DAVIDIn the tradition of my What's Your Story? Entrepreneurial Interviews, you get the last 30 minutes to engage in conversation with David and fill in your own gaps so that you get the answers you need to reach the same level of success.RSVP FOR EARLY INVITATIONSAnd to make sure I get your questions answered - start typing them here.FUN FACTS ABOUT DAVIDDavid is the Creator/Host of The Rise To The Top: The #1 Badass Show, Resource & Community For Mediapreneurs.Author of Smarter, Faster, Cheaper and super passionate about helping mediaprenuers (entrepreneurs who create media) grow their biz like a weed and dominate online. (Grab it here: http://amzn.to/P5g11D)David's interviews have been viewed over 6,000,000 times in over 100 countries.Creator of Create Awesome Interviews the #1 program to help folks create their own interview-based web show with hundreds of graduates creating shows on everything from NASCAR to healthy living.How to create and profit from your own interview-based web show?2012-09-13 18:00:00106 
Dejan SEO16,587Your host, Martin Reed will guide you through authorship markup and rich snippets. We'll be discussing impact on CTR in search results, implementation statistics and the issue of rich snippet and review spam. We'll use real data samples in our demonstration. The second part of the hangout will be dedicated to discussion about authorship as a search engine quality signal and the much debated concept of "AuthorRank".Feel free to invite guests to this hangout.Authorship & Rich Snippets in Search2012-09-13 01:00:0034 
Freezerburns474http://www.foodbankcenc.org/telethon24 Hour Telethon for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina2012-09-08 00:00:0018 
ePublish Unum - Education for Authors160,670On the next Books & Beer Hangout, @109952403888787261893 and @114714204358609742953  Nathan Lowell and Debora Geary defend their love of unconventional novel creation. Both have received criticism for writing books “where nothing happens”. That’s a rather unfair characterization, but you need to hear what they have to say on the topic.Watch the live show and then join in for the interactive Books & Beer Hangover at 6:30. Our guests -- and the two of us -- are happy to take your specific questions.The Books & Beer Hangout is co-produced and co-hosted by @109993735355691141353 & @108055773101814734204, publishing pioneers and craft beer enthusiasts. We Hangout every Thursday, at 6:00 pm PT/9:00 pm ET as a Google Hangout On Air. Join us!Books and Beer: Rules for Writers, and When You Can Break Them2012-08-31 03:00:0063 
Dejan SEO16,587This hangout is all about challenging our skills and knowledge in SEO. Watch the recorded event here: http://goo.gl/qHuc8  and vote for your favourites.SEO Challenge Hangout2012-08-30 11:00:0030 
Triangle Google+ HIRL303The event will start at 6:30 pm and will last as long as people want to "hang out."  Tomato Jakes is located beside the Target in Southpoint.  It is actually on the backside of the mall off exit 274 if you don't want to find Southpoint Mall traffic.  Feel free to bring friends, family or whomever!First Triangle Google+ Hangout in Real Life (HIRL)2012-08-28 18:30:0011 
Ronnie Bincer93,589Google Plus is a Brave New World Now... Certain Tools (i.e. Circle Level Notifications) have been removed from our toolbox. We had a lively discussion on what and how to post now that things have changed.And don't be fooled, they have changed...Watch part 1 above and watch part 2 here: http://goo.gl/N07RN ..+Mark Traphagen & +Ronnie Bincer host the discussion... Join in via comments or make a request here in the Event (and say you are "Going") to get a possible Invite to join in the HOA Filmstrip discussion.The HOA video will be streamed live right here when we start - and after the show for your viewing pleasure.Google Plus New Posting Strategy Discussion - HOA2012-08-24 20:00:0072 
Yifat Cohen70,614How did +Mark Traphagen managed to Outranked +Mari Smith for Her Own Post?If you know Mari, you know this is no easy thing to do. And if you know Mari, you know this means that Mark really knows his stuff.HAND HOLDING, STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONSMark described the process in this post: https://plus.google.com/109417353800451599337/posts/YfmnwpKiSeaJoin us this Thur. as Mark will walk us through all the steps you need to take in order to rank high in Search.WE'LL DISCUSS:The Relationship of Google+ to SEOAuthorship: Myths, facts and misconceptions (is the badge enough?)+1, shares, comments - which one affect ranking the most?The growing benefits of being social, link building - which ones Google likessocial signals.And if we have time....Google+ local and SEO - The importance of creating a local google page, and how to do that.How to verify the local page and why should you.TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS HANGOUTRead Mark's post, prepare your questions and come ready to learn how to get your post rank higher in Google Search. #search   #googleranking   #authorship   #googleplustips   #seo   #googlelocal   #googlepages   #contentmarketing   #content   #marismith   #gplusgotogal   #blogging   #comments  Which of Google+ features matter in Search Ranking?2012-08-21 18:00:0073 
Fraser Cain920,529Come join our weekly Virtual Star Party, held right here on Google+ as soon as it gets dark Sunday night on the West Coast of North America. We'll stream multiple telescopes into a Google+ Hangout, and show you the night sky. Learn about telescopes and astrophotography from the people actually doing it. We'll also have research astronomers on hand to explain the science behind what you're seeing.Is there a specific object you'd like to see? We'll even take requests. Virtual Star Party - July 1st, 20122012-07-02 06:00:00219 

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Allan watson13,067Active users on Google+. Circle Share. If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle #epicengagers #davidromaphotography #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #awesomecircles #awesomepeople #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday #srilanka   #colombo  2014-11-26 07:30:57493516
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Cacilda Machado0Atanas Georgiev Atanasov originally shared: CIÊNCIA E TECNOLOGIA + amigos: CIRCLE V.3.1; Você pode aprender mais para a minha pesquisa científica em: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4212005/ Para ser adicionado ao círculo, por favor + 1 / reshare / comment / me adicione em seus círculos. Eu ficaria feliz de se conectar a outras redes também: http://about.me/Atanas_At Abaixo eu apenas estou colando alguns keyords / tópicos para melhorar a visibilidade do círculo e para torná-lo mais fácil de descobrir: #Science #Research #Technology #NASA #Space #Innovation #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies 2014-11-24 19:50:01427000
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Mark Sampson5,122This is my Rock Stars CircleI will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities every week.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage.2014-11-21 17:15:47436001
Colin Wilson9,399This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleall #circlecircle #circleday2014-11-21 11:21:084287512
Project Bolony1,618Rules are simple:1. SHARE this circle share Post PUBLICLY to your stream.2. Make sure you PLUS and COMMENT the ORIGINAL POST for me to see it.3. ADD this circle to your circles4. INCLUDE ME in YOUR circle and SHARE#sharedcircle       #awesomepeople   #circleshare     #circlesharing     #publiccircle   #circleshared 2014-11-20 22:29:55419000
Dylan Cuffy17,642#WhatLiesAground And...welcome to another edition of Fab 2, where everyone's a winner and the +1's don't matter. Can't believe it's only been four days since the last update!Just so you know, I have 17,600+ followers/1,000,000+ page views at this writing (per +CircleCount). Point of no return, isn't it? (Especially since I linked up my feed to Bloglovin' early this morning.)Time to say hello to these newest additions:• +Anthony Long (founder of Tsū, the new social service; doesn't use G+, but is a honorary member of my network)• +Amelia Sides (owner of the Writing Pit)• +Rebekkah Niles (from whom I shared a beginner's guide to writing book synopses earlier this week)• +Eustacia Tan (who introduced me to +Amazon.com's WriteOn last month)• +Kimi Arista, +Micha Fire, and +Amy Knepper (whom Ms. Tan mentioned in her WriteOn post)• +All my + (whose post backlog feature is serving me well as I prepare this list; along with CircleCount, they are the only big players in town when it comes to G+ stats these days. Say, is anyone planning to resurrect Google Plus Suomi anytime soon—and buy back the domain?)• +Stephan Klimmeck (who keeps track of circle creators; you can thank +P. Mehta for bringing him to my attention. Here's hoping this update is enough for Mr. Klimmeck to add me to his next one.)• +Rex Dow (who shows up on Tsū very often)• +2014-11-15 20:50:13400307
Mark Sampson4,941This is my Rock Stars CircleI will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities every week.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage.2014-11-14 21:15:45431000
Mark Sampson4,941This is my Rock Stars CircleI will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities every week.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage.2014-11-14 21:15:14431001
Mark Sampson4,941This is my Rock Stars CircleI will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities every week.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage.2014-11-14 21:14:38431000
Ryan Johnson18,123Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles  #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle  #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing  #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles2014-11-14 11:49:16496215
Harry Day10,841Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!#circles   #sharedcircles     #circlesharing     #circle     #bestcircle     #bestofcircles     #bestcircleshare     #share     #circleshare     #SocialMedia     #SharedPublicCircles     #PublicCircle  #CircleOfTheDay     #followers     #follow     #AddCircle     #Sharers     #Engagers     #Awesomepeople     #ShareAndBeShared 2014-11-14 07:39:56489000
Colin Wilson8,566Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle   #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circle #googleplus #google #thankyou 2014-11-13 12:36:27397131215
Sharon Caroline2,144Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this. :)#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-13 06:22:55501000
Brian Mcquillan13,393New Public CircleThis is a public circle of people that would like to be circulated in order to discover new people with similar interest and to gain more followers, if you would like to be included please follow these steps.1. Follow/Add our page(this is needed in order for us to add you to the circle).2. Share the circle publicly.3. (Optional) if you would like to be include in a more specialized circle click on this link #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomeness  #awesomepeople #awesomecircle  #awesome   #awesomesauce #awesomeness #awesomepeople2014-11-11 08:27:25464438
Circle Google153DIAMOND TEAM ELITE ENGAGER CIRCLE 11.11.14This is my Diamond Team Elite Circle. Along with my Elite Inner Circle, these are the people who have helped me grow to where I am today. They have my gratitude, and to help them, and to help you grow your followers I am sharing them here. There is no automatic criteria to get into this circle. These are people who I have chosen and personally hand curated.To get to the next level and have a chance to become a Team Elite Engager, there are five simple steps:1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S  OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM  FOR GOOD4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done! (this is optional, because my circles often reach the maximum 500 comments).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. Optionally, add everyone from this circle - your Google Plus engagement is likely to skyrocket, as many people in the circle will add you back and plus, share and comment on your posts!~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~The ReSound Enzo includes two firsts: It is the first Super Power Made For iPhone hearing aid, and it is also the first MFi hearing aid that includes a telecoil, allowing wearers to take advantage of hands free calling with their iPhone, as well as wireless streaming of music, Facetime and YouTube from their iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod Touch - as well as listening through public loop induction systems in theatres, banks, post offices and places of worship.Unless you have used this kind of technology before you're probably thinking it's no big deal - after all, you've been able to get Bluetooth headsets for years, but until now you used to need an intermediate wireless device worn as a necklace or lapel clip to translate between Bluetooth and each manufacturer's own proprietary wireless protocol. As well as extra bulk, these would be one more gadget you'd have to remember to charge. The Made For iPhone protocol and hardware does away with all that as it's already built in to the hearing aids. Pretty neat, huh?http://www.londonhearingaids.co.uk/ReSound/resound-enzo-9-hearing-aid-uk-price-lowest-guaranteed-1675-including-lifetime-aftercare-call-0203-397-9787.html#enzo   #resoundenzo   #resound   #mfi   #MadeForiPhone   #superpower2014-11-11 01:24:17467000
Circle Google153DIAMOND TEAM ELITE ENGAGER CIRCLE 11.11.14This is my Diamond Team Elite Circle. Along with my Elite Inner Circle, these are the people who have helped me grow to where I am today. They have my gratitude, and to help them, and to help you grow your followers I am sharing them here. There is no automatic criteria to get into this circle. These are people who I have chosen and personally hand curated.To get to the next level and have a chance to become a Team Elite Engager, there are five simple steps:1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S  OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM  FOR GOOD4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done! (this is optional, because my circles often reach the maximum 500 comments).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. Optionally, add everyone from this circle - your Google Plus engagement is likely to skyrocket, as many people in the circle will add you back and plus, share and comment on your posts!~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~The ReSound Enzo includes two firsts: It is the first Super Power Made For iPhone hearing aid, and it is also the first MFi hearing aid that includes a telecoil, allowing wearers to take advantage of hands free calling with their iPhone, as well as wireless streaming of music, Facetime and YouTube from their iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod Touch - as well as listening through public loop induction systems in theatres, banks, post offices and places of worship.Unless you have used this kind of technology before you're probably thinking it's no big deal - after all, you've been able to get Bluetooth headsets for years, but until now you used to need an intermediate wireless device worn as a necklace or lapel clip to translate between Bluetooth and each manufacturer's own proprietary wireless protocol. As well as extra bulk, these would be one more gadget you'd have to remember to charge. The Made For iPhone protocol and hardware does away with all that as it's already built in to the hearing aids. Pretty neat, huh?http://www.londonhearingaids.co.uk/ReSound/resound-enzo-9-hearing-aid-uk-price-lowest-guaranteed-1675-including-lifetime-aftercare-call-0203-397-9787.html#enzo   #resoundenzo   #resound   #mfi   #MadeForiPhone   #superpower2014-11-11 01:22:40244012
Circle Google153DIAMOND TEAM ELITE ENGAGER CIRCLE 10.11.14This is my Diamond Team Elite Circle. Along with my Elite Inner Circle, these are the people who have helped me grow to where I am today. They have my gratitude, and to help them, and to help you grow your followers I am sharing them here. There is no automatic criteria to get into this circle. These are people who I have chosen and personally hand curated.To get to the next level and have a chance to become a Team Elite Engager, there are five simple steps:1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S  OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM  FOR GOOD4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done! (this is optional, because my circles often reach the maximum 500 comments).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. Optionally, add everyone from this circle - your Google Plus engagement is likely to skyrocket, as many people in the circle will add you back and plus, share and comment on your posts!~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~The ReSound Enzo includes two firsts: It is the first Super Power Made For iPhone hearing aid, and it is also the first MFi hearing aid that includes a telecoil, allowing wearers to take advantage of hands free calling with their iPhone, as well as wireless streaming of music, Facetime and YouTube from their iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod Touch - as well as listening through public loop induction systems in theatres, banks, post offices and places of worship.Unless you have used this kind of technology before you're probably thinking it's no big deal - after all, you've been able to get Bluetooth headsets for years, but until now you used to need an intermediate wireless device worn as a necklace or lapel clip to translate between Bluetooth and each manufacturer's own proprietary wireless protocol. As well as extra bulk, these would be one more gadget you'd have to remember to charge. The Made For iPhone protocol and hardware does away with all that as it's already built in to the hearing aids. Pretty neat, huh?http://www.londonhearingaids.co.uk/ReSound/resound-enzo-9-hearing-aid-uk-price-lowest-guaranteed-1675-including-lifetime-aftercare-call-0203-397-9787.html#enzo   #resoundenzo   #resound   #mfi  #MadeForiPhone   #superpower   2014-11-10 16:19:32467303
Circle Google153DIAMOND TEAM ELITE ENGAGER CIRCLE 10.11.14This is my Diamond Team Elite Circle. Along with my Elite Inner Circle, these are the people who have helped me grow to where I am today. They have my gratitude, and to help them, and to help you grow your followers I am sharing them here. There is no automatic criteria to get into this circle. These are people who I have chosen and personally hand curated.To get to the next level and have a chance to become a Team Elite Engager, there are five simple steps:1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S  OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM  FOR GOOD4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done! (this is optional, because my circles often reach the maximum 500 comments).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. Optionally, add everyone from this circle - your Google Plus engagement is likely to skyrocket, as many people in the circle will add you back and plus, share and comment on your posts!~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~The ReSound Enzo includes two firsts: It is the first Super Power Made For iPhone hearing aid, and it is also the first MFi hearing aid that includes a telecoil, allowing wearers to take advantage of hands free calling with their iPhone, as well as wireless streaming of music, Facetime and YouTube from their iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod Touch - as well as listening through public loop induction systems in theatres, banks, post offices and places of worship.Unless you have used this kind of technology before you're probably thinking it's no big deal - after all, you've been able to get Bluetooth headsets for years, but until now you used to need an intermediate wireless device worn as a necklace or lapel clip to translate between Bluetooth and each manufacturer's own proprietary wireless protocol. As well as extra bulk, these would be one more gadget you'd have to remember to charge. The Made For iPhone protocol and hardware does away with all that as it's already built in to the hearing aids. Pretty neat, huh?http://www.londonhearingaids.co.uk/ReSound/resound-enzo-9-hearing-aid-uk-price-lowest-guaranteed-1675-including-lifetime-aftercare-call-0203-397-9787.html#enzo   #resoundenzo   #resound   #mfi  #MadeForiPhone   #superpower   2014-11-10 16:18:23245323
Circle Google153• #CR7Underwear this weekend! #vangaal   #moyes  #manchesterunited   #manutd   #premierleague  #football  #vangaal   #management  #manchesterunited   #football   #footballnews  #soccernews   #manutd   #premierleague   #ihavenoideawhatimdoing   #funny  #football   #lol  #HalaMadrid  #andreapirlo   #pirlo  #juventus   #juve  #manchester   #manchesterunited   #manchestercity  #andreapirlo   #pirlo   #juventus   #football #ronaldo   #ronaldinho   #ronaldo7  #vangaal  #moyes   #manchesterunited   #manutd  #premierleague   2014-11-10 01:32:01468001
Circle Google57•Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles. ➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete You are in my ELITE INNER CIRCLE 07.10.14 - Please Plus And Share!#cristianoronaldo  #CR7Underwear this weekend! #vangaal   #moyes   #manchesterunited   #manutd   #premierleague   #football   #vangaal   #management   #manchesterunited   #football   #footballnews   #soccernews   #manutd   #premierleague   #ihavenoideawhatimdoing   #funny   #football   #lol   #HalaMadrid   #andreapirlo   #pirlo   #juventus   #juve   #manchester   #manchesterunited   #manchestercity   #andreapirlo   #pirlo   #juventus   #football #ronaldo   2014-11-09 10:30:19245000
Mat Bi57Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia You are in my ELITE INNER CIRCLE 07.10.14 - Please Plus And Share!+A Bachelor For Life#CR7Underwear this weekend! #vangaal   #moyes  #manchesterunited   #manutd   #premierleague  #football  #vangaal   #management  #manchesterunited   #football   #footballnews  #soccernews   #manutd   #premierleague   2014-11-08 13:37:46241333036
Mat Bi0Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia You are in my ELITE INNER CIRCLE 07.10.14 - Please Plus And Share!+A Bachelor For Life#CR7Underwear this weekend! #vangaal   #moyes  #manchesterunited   #manutd   #premierleague  #football  #vangaal   #management  #manchesterunited   #football   #footballnews  #soccernews   #manutd   #premierleague   2014-11-08 13:37:13241011
Leo Messi1+Cristiano Ronaldo To help you gain more followers and supercharge your Google Plus experience, I'm sharing one of my secrets to gaining so many followers - these are my Elite Inner Circle - they have shared circles that they aren't in themselves. What does that mean? It means that they show genuine altruism by helping other people when they won't directly benefit themselves.Along with my Team Elite Engager circles, these are the people who have helped me grow to where I am today. They have my gratitude, and to help them, and to help you grow your followers I am sharing them here.To get to the next level and have a chance to become a Team Elite Engager (and this also applies to people who aren't in this circle), there are six simple steps:1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S #teamelite OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM #teamelite FOR GOOD4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done! (this is optional, because my circles often reach the maximum 500 comments).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. You need to share within 5 days of when the circle was published, as I publish my #teamelite circles weekly, and they take me a day or so to curate. Otherwise it may be two weeks before I pick up your share and you get added to the circle again. This is especially true for my #eliteinnercircle . Therefore, for the best results if the circle is more than a week old, you should share my latest #teamelite and #eliteinnercircle circles, which you can find on my profile page at: https://Plus.google.com/+CristianoRonaldoplus/postsMy Team Elite Engager Circles are shared regularly by other circle sharers - it currently stands at 1000 active sharers, and will be reviewed and reshared regularly, so do yourselves a big favour and become one of the Elite!     #teamelite  You can find my #teamelitecircle and #teameliteengagercircle here:+Cristiano Ronaldo +Fundación Leo Messi +Facebook Fanpage Generator ~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles af2014-11-08 10:41:20237000
Colin Wilson7,975Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circle 2014-11-07 07:05:27456716798
Brighton School of Business and Management Limited5,281Engaging Circle 2You have all been included in this circle.These are all the people I believe are the top engagers on Google+ and all the people who have commented, +1'd and shared my posts.To remain in the circle or to be added to the circle, please carry out the following:1. Add Me to your circles2. +1 and Share this circle Publicly3. Add all the people to your circles.4. Comment so I know you have done the above.If you want to be removed from the circle, please let me know.#circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #shared  2014-11-06 10:25:10225000
Alex Chris19,498TOP GOOGLE PLUS LEADERSIf you are looking for a way to increase your Google plus followers and also engage with the Top Google Plus Leaders then this circle is for you. I have manually selected each and every person in this circle based on their popularity and engagement on Google+ and it is guarantee that you will receive the popularity you deserve!If you want to be added in the next round, all you have to do is:->Add it your circles->Share it with your followers->+1 this post->Comment on this post so that I know you want to be addedIf you are already included in this circle please share it with your followers for even more exposure!November 03 - Round #1#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #publiccircle #teamelitecircle   #teameliteengagercircle #dontconfusethecircles #topsharedcircle  #topgoogleengagers  #awesomeCirlce #AddPeople #gplusers #teamcircleshare #awesome #awesomepeople #chadwick #circle#circles     #circleoftheday #circleplus #community #followback #followers #gplus #influence #leadership #public  #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #reshare 2014-11-03 13:45:59231121010
Rosie Taylor12,301#6                        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 146  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar2014-11-03 02:12:49436000
Markos Giannopoulos22,807A circle of relevance and engagement // It's been a while since I've done a circle like this, I've been neglecting my duties! This is a thank you to people who have engaged with my recents posts, added me in an original circle of their own and also people which Google has ranked them to be of high relevance to my posts and my overall G+ tastes.  So, thank you for making my Google+ better! :) As always, this circle could not be created without +Circloscope and +CircleCount  #circlesunday   #circleshare   #circlediscovery   #engagers   #relevance  2014-11-02 13:08:162295210
Herb Firestone68,143Google Plus Engagers On TSUFollow Friday | Halloween, 2014!To Be Included In Next Friday's TSU/G+ Circle Share:1. Plus and Re-share this post2. Add your TSU url in the comments below3. Follow me on both G+ and TSU if you haven't already. https://www.tsu.co/HerbFirestoneTo Remain In Next Friday's TSU/G+ Circle Share:*Please do the same.If you wish to be removed please let me know by direct message.If you are not yet a member of the following awesome TSU G+ Communities, check them out and join one or more.TSU Strategy, Tips and Networkinghttps://plus.google.com/communities/108690489746900386612TSU Guruhttps://plus.google.com/communities/102413179503907741224TSU Open Networkershttps://plus.google.com/communities/117313545208700875407 #tsu   #googleplusengagers   #engagers   #tsuengagers   #sharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheday   #halloweencircle   #engagerscircles  2014-10-31 19:56:01130000
Brighton School of Business and Management Limited4,508Engaging Circle 1You are in this circle.This, my first circle share containing all the people who have either +1'd, commented or shared my content recently. It also contains who I believe are a few of the most influential on Google+.To be included in the next circle:1. Add us to your circles.2. Share the original circle - Public 3. Add this circle to your circles.4. Comment on original post that you have done the above.It is not a huge circle but will grow with your engagement.Please note:If you are in this circle, but do not wish to, please let us know and we will happily remove you from future shares.We do not wish to offend or upset anyone.Also, please only join this circle if you are active on Google+ regularly.#circleoftheday   #circle   #sharers   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #followers   #addcircle   #sharecircles   #circleshared   #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles  2014-10-29 13:59:10154000
Michael Junghans10,859A big thank you. Great to be connected with you :-)Please share | +#sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #teamelite   #teamelitecircle   #teameliteengagercircle    #sharedcircle #cerchiacondivisa   #condividicerchia   #cerchiadiitaliani   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #circleshare  #bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare 2014-10-26 18:14:54501739
George Clark9,475This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle   #Sharedcircles   #circleshare  #publiccircle   #followme   #public #sharedpubliccircles   #circleoftheday #circleall #circlecircle #circleday  #circleme   #circlenetwork   #circleoftheweek #circleplus   #circleshare   #rikacircles  #circletoday   #circleup  #circleyoushare2014-10-24 07:24:06500483454
Masternet Practitioners Lounge459This is my Fantastic Engagers Circle. I will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities weekly.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage..2014-10-22 17:57:58423001
Masternet Practitioners Lounge459This is my Fantastic Engagers Circle. I will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities weekly.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage..2014-10-22 17:57:24423001
Masternet Practitioners Lounge459This is my Fantastic Engagers Circle. I will share this circle publicly and to #circlesharing communities weekly.Simply Like, Share, and Add this circle, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage..2014-10-22 17:56:01423000
Carlos Ramos12,069Let's break 500 shares and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best #engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia #googlecircle #googlecircles  #googlecircleshare  2014-10-18 19:14:39232257
martin shervington719,021A Circle of Thanks!You've all said something, done something, didn't do something, thought something, maybe sung something, eaten something or just been great over the past few months......and for that I thank you.Some of you are in the Academy and pushing me to learn more everyday; many of you are my mentors, and a few of you I haven't seen for a while, but you've been of great support. Onwards!p.s. I'm not in the circle, so I would ask you to please share away if you want to give people a boost...2014-10-17 14:02:46203103
Sedona Sky Academy188Fabulous Engagers CircleThis circle will be shared this publicly and to #circlesharing communities weekly.Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage.2014-10-15 20:35:51441001
Sedona Sky Academy188Fabulous Engagers CircleThis circle will be shared this publicly and to #circlesharing communities weekly.Like, Share, and Add this circle to your circles, and I will include you into the next #Circleshare.In this circle are, music lovers, photographers, therapists, web developers, social media marketers, SEO professionals, bloggers, and just regular people who like to engage.2014-10-15 20:34:57441001
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Mark Sampson3,117Be a part of this "Totally Rad People" CircleAll members of this circle are fantastic engagers, and have engaged with my recent posts. Included in this circle are: social media marketers, web developers, sports fans, lovers of funny posts, behavioral health professionals, music lovers, movie fans, and just great google +ers!Here's how to get added:1. Comment, "Please add me.." Then,2. Share this circle,3. Add this circle to your circles.Thank you and enjoy!!#circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles2014-10-13 19:22:50424000
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2014-11-19 22:16:23 (18 comments, 5 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Google on Mobile Friendly Sites - My Take in the Wall Street Journal

While boarding a plane to Las Vegas for SMX Social Media yesterday I got a call from Wall Street Journal reporter Alistair Barr asking for my comments on Google's announcement that they are beginning to show a "mobile friendly" label in mobile search results for sites that comply with mobile display standards, and that such compliance might be a future ranking factor for mobile search.

My comments are in the second half of the article. In fact, though unattributed, the "carrot and stick" in the title came from my remarks!

Read and let me know if you differ with my take on the news.

Most reshares: 15

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2014-11-26 13:40:43 (5 comments, 15 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

I See Content Everywhere: How to Never Run Out of Great Content Ideas

My latest post for the +Stone Temple Consulting blog is an expansion of the Whiteboard Friday video I did for +Moz a few months ago.

Read it at http://stonet.co/ContentEyes

I can honestly claim I'm never out of ideas for new content. Right now my "Blog Post Ideas" note in +Evernote has more post seed ideas in it than I will be able to use.

Am I just an idea-generating maniac? Well, the noun in that descriptor might be accurate, but there's nothing special about me. I've just trained myself to have what I call "content eyes."

You can have them too. Find out how in my post at http://stonet.co/ContentEyes

#contentmarketing   #blogging   #writing   #plusonly  

Most plusones: 53

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2014-11-20 17:36:36 (6 comments, 14 reshares, 53 +1s)Open 

Google+ May Drive Fewer Visits, But They're Higher Quality

This report from Shareaholic came out in March (https://blog.shareaholic.com/social-media-traffic-engagement-03-2014/) but it's worth repeating. Here's their findings:

"Although Google+ and LinkedIn drive the fewest social referrals, they bring in some of the best visitors. Google+ users, on average, find themselves spending north of 3 minutes diving into things shared by connections in their circles. They also visit 2.45 pages during each visit, and bounce only 50.63% of the time. LinkedIn users generally spend 2 minutes and 13 seconds on each link they click, viewing 2.23 pages with each visit and bouncing 51.28% of the time. Although many sites see minimal traffic from both Google+ and LinkedIn, now may be the time to invest in building communities within those networks if engagement really matters to... more »

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2014-11-28 01:56:33 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

Reliving a piece of my childhood. Channel 9 in NYC use to have an all day Godzilla marathon every Thanksgiving.

#thanksgiving #godzilla #plusonly 

Reliving a piece of my childhood. Channel 9 in NYC use to have an all day Godzilla marathon every Thanksgiving.

#thanksgiving #godzilla #plusonly ___

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2014-11-27 23:50:08 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

You will want to get this free site building reference

Because author +Randy Milanovic knows what he's talking about. Please subscribe and share!

Hello friends. I'm getting ready to release my 2nd book in 10 instalments here in Gplus, Building a Better Business Website 10 Crucial Strategies for turning your online presence into something your business can actually use..., (posting weekly starting next Friday DEC 5th) including bonus content and links to some of the best resources on the net (many of them here on the Plus).

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Putting Marketing Insight To Use

Do you know how customers really think about your business, or how you want them to? A surprising number of business owners and executives don’t, and that ambiguity affects their ability to use their website as an effective business tool. After all, it can’t do a great job of generating new leads if you aren’t sure what those leads should look like.

One thing that the most successful online marketers do is gather some important insights about the playing field that they’re competing on, both internally and externally, and then use that information to their advantage.

It All Begins With Research

This entire process begins by doing a little bit of research on your market. If you don’t think understanding your company, your customers, and your competitors has much to do with website design, or the effectiveness of your site, then you’ve got things backward. That’s because your site should be a reflection of your knowledge in these areas.

That begins with understanding your own business from the in-side out. Obviously, you’ll want to keep your bottom-line goals firmly in mind, but you should also look at your organization as objectively as possible and try to decide what you mean to buyers, and where you fit in the market. Do they see you as just another company, or one they can turn to for low prices or premium service? Are you a thought leader, or just a member of the pack? [ Check out our Communication Briefing Tool here: http://goo.gl/sZBpbB Use it to help you solve this challenge, ]

Figuring out where you fit into the spectrum, and where you’d like to be in the future, is worth the mental energy because it will influence everything else you do online. Sometimes, the hardest part of research isn’t actually investigating, but brainstorming. That’s why we walk our clients through a comprehensive brand envisioning questionnaire that forces them to think critically about their current situation and challenges. You should strongly consider doing the same before you move forward with a business website design.

The Magic of Marketing Personas

After you understand your own business, you need to take a close, in-depth look at your customers, along with their needs and motivations. One handy technique we use in our company is to devise “personas” that represent our most important client groups. In other words, we give them names, faces, and back stories to get to know them better as individuals.

Are these always perfect? Probably not, because every potential client is different. But, by putting together a complete profile, we are forced to think about important personal and demographic information — like age, gender, job title, biggest career motivations, and so on — that let us think about our marketing messages and challenges in a new way.

Instead of seeing potential clients as some generic group, we can now think of them as real living, breathing people and start to devise the kinds of messages that we would present to them one-on-one.

This last point is particularly important, because your personas shouldn’t just be an aggregation of facts and statistics. In order for your marketing to feel personal to people who visit your website, it has to be put together in a way that is personal. That means individualizing your personas as much as possible, understanding what they look like, who they are, and even how they would speak if they were sitting across the table from you.

If you’re interested in doing the same (and I strongly advise it), one thing you should consider is that most businesses actually have numerous different marketing personas within their best customers. That is, you might have three or four different types of buyers and/or decision-makers, but more often than not, they’ll fall into a few broad categories. Get to know those people and what they want, and your online and offline marketing efforts will take a giant leap forward.

What is Your Own Persona?

Along with the personas you have for your potential customers, you should also have one for your own company. What kind of voice do you want your marketing to have? If it were a character in a movie, would it be funny, serious, reflective, or something different? What kind of actor might play your business, and what sort of impact would they have on other characters?

This is obviously a way of thinking about marketing, research, and messaging that a lot of businesses aren’t going to be familiar with. But, it’s also where great things start to happen. Until you know who you really are, as a company, and what kinds of people you are trying to win as customers in an individual, personal way, everything you do in a marketing sense is going to feel like an educated guess.

The best marketers start conversations with ideas, not campaigns with projections. When you have a firm grasp of personas, internally and externally, you’re ready to take the next step.

Turn Personas into Messaging

The power of building comprehensive personas is deceptive, because it seems like a simple exercise, but it’s one that pays off in a number of ways. For example, once you have a better sense of where your best customers are (or the types of people you’d like to attract through your business website) and how you want to relate to them, you can start to build your messaging in a different way.

You begin, of course, by putting together your core unique selling propositions that you want to express. Then, however, rather than just pouring them into generic marketing pieces or web pages, you think about the best ways to interest each of your different customer personas and make them understand the benefits. The tone and wording are likely to differ from one persona to the next, of course, but that’s the magic of the system – you can build different pages, or pieces of content, to suit the role or audience that’s relevant.

At this stage, messaging can often take the form of one- or two- sentence blurbs that may need to be refined or edited later. All you are looking for here are key concepts and catchphrases that you can come back to again when building your business website or adding new pieces of content. Remember that the best messaging is simple, direct, and something that your audience can’t ignore.

Messages Turn Into Relevant Offers

You’ve already seen how important the process of developing personas is to creating strong messaging. Now it’s time to see how those messages can be used in a tangible way.

Naturally, they can become the basis for web pages, brochures, online videos, and other content. But, they can also be used as the base material for offers — things like special reports, white papers, and e-books that you can use to interest potential customers to begin or further your relationship with them.

As an example, a mortgage broker may find that one of their key personas is a newly married couple in their 30s who aren’t sure how mortgage rates will affect their financial future. In order to attract these types of people, share some information, and build their credibility, the firm might introduce a report titled “Your First Mortgage, How Small Differences in Rates Can Cost or Save You Thousands.”

By requiring a valid email address to receive a download, the brokerage meets the goal of beginning a relationship that could end in a new client, and they do it in a way that allows readers to screen themselves. In other words, only those who have the potential to become customers at some point in the future are likely to register for the download, which is something that the company couldn’t achieve with traditional outbound marketing.

The important things to know about offers is that they need to be relevant, and that you should have a variety of them that appeal not only to different personas, but to different levels of engagement. [ Download the Marketer's Toolkit: http://goo.gl/7rSFVu ] Some might request just an email address, while others could be contingent upon the completion of a more in-depth form, new prospect profile, or some other action being taken. Of course, what you’re asking for has to be in line with the value you’re giving through your offer in return.

Insights Lead to the Right Actions

I made the point before that, for your business website to reach its true potential as a tool for revenue, and not just decoration, it needs to have several different elements working together in concert. That’s especially true when it comes to research and marketing insight. Lead generation doesn’t occur in a vacuum, or by accident; it’s the result of lots of careful planning and study that let you put the right ideas into motion.

BONUS Material:

Pro Tip: Before you start making changes to your business website, understand your customers' needs and intentions with detailed buying personas and, ideally, website use data. What pages are the most visited on your website?  That should inform your visitors' priorities. 

Further Reading: Marketing Personas: The Complete Beginner's Guide via Buffer at https://blog.bufferapp.com/marketing-personas-beginners-guide

Can't wait for the next email? Get the book now in Paperback, eBook or by subscription (with bonus material) at http://www.kayakonlinemarketing.com/building-better-business-websites-ebook

#betterbusinesswebsite   #betterwebsites   #personadevelopment  ___You will want to get this free site building reference

Because author +Randy Milanovic knows what he's talking about. Please subscribe and share!

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2014-11-27 19:35:16 (5 comments, 5 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Post turkey frolicking #thanksgiving

posted by @mark #plusonly #ocho

Post turkey frolicking #thanksgiving

posted by @mark #plusonly #ocho___

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2014-11-27 13:45:09 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Three years ago today we were on the front page of the LA Times. They had sent a reporter to join our #NASA Tweetup group awaiting the launch of the Curiosity rover to Mars.

#Plusonly 

Three years ago today we were on the front page of the LA Times. They had sent a reporter to join our #NASA Tweetup group awaiting the launch of the Curiosity rover to Mars.

#Plusonly ___

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2014-11-27 12:43:08 (6 comments, 7 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

They deserve a little R&R. Strenuous day ahead.

#happythanksgiving to you and yours!

#Plusonly #thanksgiving

They deserve a little R&R. Strenuous day ahead.

#happythanksgiving to you and yours!

#Plusonly #thanksgiving___

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2014-11-26 19:53:44 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Wonder how brands like Coke and Denny's build such rabid fan bases online? 

I found out at the Real-Time Response in social marketing session at +Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Social Media last week, and shared what I learned in the article I wrote for +Marketing Land linked below.

Real Time Response to Social Media Events

+Mark Traphagen writes about what Coke and Dennys do to respond in real time to social media events. This is information straight from Coke and Dennys themselves, as Mark saw them present on this at #SMXSocial .

The scope of this challenge is highlighted by the fact that Coke gets mentioned more than 35 times per minute, so that's a LOT of listening to do.

Success depends then on having a method to rapidly identify those mentions that are significant, and then figuring out how to deal with them.  Tons more in Mark's article, so take the leap!

http://marketingland.com/coke-dennys-react-real-time-events-social-media-108687___Wonder how brands like Coke and Denny's build such rabid fan bases online? 

I found out at the Real-Time Response in social marketing session at +Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Social Media last week, and shared what I learned in the article I wrote for +Marketing Land linked below.

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2014-11-26 18:23:19 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

How Much Does Having a Secure Site Affect SEO?

See what we found in a study we did using data provided by +seoClarity 

How Much of a Ranking Factor is SSL/HTTPS?

The good folks at seoClarity tested 50,000 keywords, and 218,000 sites to see which ones converted to HTTPS in the 6 weeks following Google’s August 7th announcement that they had made HTTPS a ranking factor. So what’s the bottom line? Well, 630 sites converted to HTTPS after 8/7, and the net result showed no rankings impact whatsoever.

Note though, that Google described it as a “lightweight signal” from the very start, and Google’s +Gary Illyes indicated to me that it was more of a tiebreaker signal, where it could break a tie between two sites that were otherwise equally good responses for a particular search query.

The post below provides all the details, as well as access to an HTTP to HTTPS conversion guide that we put together working with SSLGuru

http://buff.ly/1xpYCrR___How Much Does Having a Secure Site Affect SEO?

See what we found in a study we did using data provided by +seoClarity 

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2014-11-26 17:55:41 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Google Mobile Friendly Label - Now You See It, Now You Don't

Intriguing find by +Gordon Wallace. On his smart phone when he Google searched "coldwell banker horizons" (plural) the top result got one of the new "mobile friendly" tags that indicates that the site meets certain google criteria to provide a good UX on mobile devices.

However, when he searches "coldwell banker horizon" (singular) the exact same URL has no mobile friendly label. Very curious!

For more on this new label and the importance of having a mobile-friendly site, see the +Eric Enge interview with Google's +Gary Illyes at http://stonet.co/MobileRanking

Pining +John Mueller +Gary Illyes +Pierre Far for any comments about the anomaly shown below.

#seo   #mobileseo  

Google did something - Quick, everyone react!

Like most other people who have to keep on top of what Google does as a part of their work day, I too am interested in them flagging certain results as 'mobile friendly'. But what caused me to actually write this post is that it appears to be affected by either the query that you do or the resulting choice of snippet (more likely the latter, makes more sense they just haven't added the code to display that to all their snippet types).

Take a look at the photos, same company, I just typically add the S to the end of their brokerage (no idea why) so when I went and removed it for screen shot purposes (spelling their name correctly ironically enough) I noticed the mobile friendly tag disappeared.___Google Mobile Friendly Label - Now You See It, Now You Don't

Intriguing find by +Gordon Wallace. On his smart phone when he Google searched "coldwell banker horizons" (plural) the top result got one of the new "mobile friendly" tags that indicates that the site meets certain google criteria to provide a good UX on mobile devices.

However, when he searches "coldwell banker horizon" (singular) the exact same URL has no mobile friendly label. Very curious!

For more on this new label and the importance of having a mobile-friendly site, see the +Eric Enge interview with Google's +Gary Illyes at http://stonet.co/MobileRanking

Pining +John Mueller +Gary Illyes +Pierre Far for any comments about the anomaly shown below.

#seo   #mobileseo  

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2014-11-26 17:30:14 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Gosh...I haven't been a jewel since I was a gleam in my daddy's eye ;-)

Thanks +Robin Strohmaier for mentioning me here. #plusonly  

5 SEO Benefits: Jewels to Be Grateful For
Do SEO benefits make your list of things to be thankful for?

Search engine optimization is one of those things that would most likely not make your list of things to be thankful for. You wouldn't exactly call anything about SEO a jewel, would you? Well, think again.

Let's count our jewels
Anything that is valuable and prized could be considered a jewel. Yes, even SEO is a valuable jewel in our marketing treasure chest that provides us with the ability to reach our Internet goals. 

The short list:

1. The Chance
2. The Platforms
3. The Champions - including +John Mueller, +Mark Traphagen, +Eric Enge, +Rand Fishkin and more.
4. The Free Tools
5. The War

Is SEO a jewel in your website’s marketing treasure chest? What are you most thankful for? And by the way, I'm thankful for you!

To read the full version: http://r-rwebdesign.com/seo-benefits
To pin this for later: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/256564509997648962/___Gosh...I haven't been a jewel since I was a gleam in my daddy's eye ;-)

Thanks +Robin Strohmaier for mentioning me here. #plusonly  

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2014-11-26 17:27:04 (9 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Ummmm....or not.

Another crazy answer from the Google Knowledge Box.

cc: +Danny Sullivan +Barry Schwartz +Eric Enge 

#plusonly  

Ummmm....or not.

Another crazy answer from the Google Knowledge Box.

cc: +Danny Sullivan +Barry Schwartz +Eric Enge 

#plusonly  ___

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2014-11-26 14:03:06 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Run a (virtual) Tour de Cuba with me!

Real running...no US State Department travel restrictions!

Today I'll be off and running (walking, in my case) on a virtual Tour de Cuba online. The US State Department won't let us, but the Runwithme app will!

Entry is free and easy. Once the race starts, you'll get one email each day with an update. Just reply with the mileage you ran/walked/crawled that day and you're automatically moved along the course.

Click the link below to enter.

Run a (virtual) Tour de Cuba with me!

Real running...no US State Department travel restrictions!

Today I'll be off and running (walking, in my case) on a virtual Tour de Cuba online. The US State Department won't let us, but the Runwithme app will!

Entry is free and easy. Once the race starts, you'll get one email each day with an update. Just reply with the mileage you ran/walked/crawled that day and you're automatically moved along the course.

Click the link below to enter.___

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2014-11-26 13:40:43 (5 comments, 15 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

I See Content Everywhere: How to Never Run Out of Great Content Ideas

My latest post for the +Stone Temple Consulting blog is an expansion of the Whiteboard Friday video I did for +Moz a few months ago.

Read it at http://stonet.co/ContentEyes

I can honestly claim I'm never out of ideas for new content. Right now my "Blog Post Ideas" note in +Evernote has more post seed ideas in it than I will be able to use.

Am I just an idea-generating maniac? Well, the noun in that descriptor might be accurate, but there's nothing special about me. I've just trained myself to have what I call "content eyes."

You can have them too. Find out how in my post at http://stonet.co/ContentEyes

#contentmarketing   #blogging   #writing   #plusonly  

I See Content Everywhere: How to Never Run Out of Great Content Ideas

My latest post for the +Stone Temple Consulting blog is an expansion of the Whiteboard Friday video I did for +Moz a few months ago.

Read it at http://stonet.co/ContentEyes

I can honestly claim I'm never out of ideas for new content. Right now my "Blog Post Ideas" note in +Evernote has more post seed ideas in it than I will be able to use.

Am I just an idea-generating maniac? Well, the noun in that descriptor might be accurate, but there's nothing special about me. I've just trained myself to have what I call "content eyes."

You can have them too. Find out how in my post at http://stonet.co/ContentEyes

#contentmarketing   #blogging   #writing   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-26 13:21:30 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Wondering About Shortened URLs?

You've probably noticed that many people and brands use shortened URLS for social media links.

A shortened URL tidies up cumbersome long URLS, and for services like Twitter where character space is limited, are almost essential.

Using a custom branded URL shortener (we use stonet.co) can be an important trust signal for users concerned about clicking links in social media posts.

In the brief post linked below, +martin shervington covers the benefits of URL shorteners and addresses some of the common concerns.

#plusonly  

Why should you consider using URL shorteners? (NEW)
This question came up recently, so I thought I would share what we do at PYB...

#urlshortener   #googleplustips   #socialmediamarketing  ___Wondering About Shortened URLs?

You've probably noticed that many people and brands use shortened URLS for social media links.

A shortened URL tidies up cumbersome long URLS, and for services like Twitter where character space is limited, are almost essential.

Using a custom branded URL shortener (we use stonet.co) can be an important trust signal for users concerned about clicking links in social media posts.

In the brief post linked below, +martin shervington covers the benefits of URL shorteners and addresses some of the common concerns.

#plusonly  

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2014-11-26 13:00:39 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Is Your Site Getting Google's New Mobile-Friendly Tag?

Recently on mobile searches Google started showing a "mobile friendly" tag for sites that meet certain criteria. +John Mueller provides some information below on some common mistakes that may cause the tag not to show.

For more, see +Eric Enge's interview with Google's +Gary Illyes, who provided more details on what makes a mobile-friendly site valuable to Google, and how Google may be using that as a ranking factor. See http://stonet.co/MobileRanking

I've been asked about the mobile-friendly tag in search and noticed two common mistakes that I wanted to share. Both of these result in the Mobile-Friendly Test showing that a page isn't mobile-friendly, but the PageSpeed Insights tool showing that it's ok:

1. Too much blocked by robots.txt. Googlebot needs to be able to recognize the mobile-friendliness through crawling. If a JavaScript file that does a redirect is blocked, if a CSS file that's necessary for the mobile version of the page is blocked, or if you use separate URLs and block those, then Googlebot won't be able to see your mobile site. The Mobile-Friendly Test will hint at this, the Fetch and Render tool in Webmaster Tools will give you details. The PageSpeed Insights tool doesn't use the robots.txt, so it may look normal there. Don't disallow crawling of your site's CSS or JS files!

2. Cloaking to Googlebot. Cloaking has been in our Webmaster Guidelines for a long time, it causes all kinds of problems. Some sites try to recognize Googlebot by looking for "Googlebot" in the user-agent, and will then serve it a "Googlebot-version" of the page (which is often the desktop page). If Googlebot-smartphone crawls and sees the desktop page, the page won't be seen as being mobile-friendy. Fetch and Render in Webmaster Tools can help you recognize this. The PageSpeed Insights tool doesn't use the Googlebot user-agent. Don't cloak!

Links for more information:
http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2014/11/helping-users-find-mobile-friendly-pages.html
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6066467
https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/___Is Your Site Getting Google's New Mobile-Friendly Tag?

Recently on mobile searches Google started showing a "mobile friendly" tag for sites that meet certain criteria. +John Mueller provides some information below on some common mistakes that may cause the tag not to show.

For more, see +Eric Enge's interview with Google's +Gary Illyes, who provided more details on what makes a mobile-friendly site valuable to Google, and how Google may be using that as a ranking factor. See http://stonet.co/MobileRanking

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2014-11-26 12:00:05 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Study: Word of mouth (incl. social media) drives sales

In the most extensive study of the effect of "word of mouth" on business to date, it was shown that 13% of sales are driven by conversations rather than ads, and that. WOM is a powerful boost to both paid and earned media.

1/3 of the sales-boosting conversations were a online. 

Study: Word of mouth (incl. social media) drives sales

In the most extensive study of the effect of "word of mouth" on business to date, it was shown that 13% of sales are driven by conversations rather than ads, and that. WOM is a powerful boost to both paid and earned media.

1/3 of the sales-boosting conversations were a online. ___

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2014-11-26 02:06:47 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

According To Google, Barack Obama Is King Of The United States http://ow.ly/2Rc59s

According To Google, Barack Obama Is King Of The United States http://ow.ly/2Rc59s___

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2014-11-26 02:00:01 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Winter is coming

#Plusonly 

Winter is coming

#Plusonly ___

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2014-11-25 23:32:35 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Four Things Marketers Forgot

A superb post from +Ian Lurie about breaking free of marketing fads and getting back to what actually works:

1. Seek out the right audience (hint: paid social ads work!)
2. Recruit interested listeners from that audience (email lists)
3. Speak to that audience intelligently (with the highest quality and standards)
4. Measure and improve (know your KPIs)

#marketing   #onlinemarketing   #plusonly  

Four Things Marketers Forgot

A superb post from +Ian Lurie about breaking free of marketing fads and getting back to what actually works:

1. Seek out the right audience (hint: paid social ads work!)
2. Recruit interested listeners from that audience (email lists)
3. Speak to that audience intelligently (with the highest quality and standards)
4. Measure and improve (know your KPIs)

#marketing   #onlinemarketing   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-25 19:40:54 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Read the interview that +Rand Fishkin called a "must read for SEOs (and probably content creators, UX folks, and others, too)"

#plusonly   #seo   #mobileseo  

Mobile As a Ranking Factor: Interview with Google's Gary Illyes

In this interview with +Eric Enge, +Gary Illyes of Google answers questions about how Google may be valuing mobile-friendly sites in mobile search results, as well as other SEO topics.

#seo   #mobile   #mobilesearch   #moblileseo   #plusonly  ___Read the interview that +Rand Fishkin called a "must read for SEOs (and probably content creators, UX folks, and others, too)"

#plusonly   #seo   #mobileseo  

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2014-11-25 13:59:58 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Wondering about how important having a mobile-friendly site is?

Google recently started placing a "mobile friendly" label on mobile search results for sites that conform to certain standards. So obviously Google things having a mobile-ready site is important

In the interview linked below, +Eric Enge interviews +Gary Illyes of Google to find out more

#Plusonly

Interview with Google’s Gary Illyes: Mobile as a Ranking Factor

Eric Enge chats with Gary Illyes of Google about the new mobile-friendly labels in mobile search, mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor, and other SEO concerns.___Wondering about how important having a mobile-friendly site is?

Google recently started placing a "mobile friendly" label on mobile search results for sites that conform to certain standards. So obviously Google things having a mobile-ready site is important

In the interview linked below, +Eric Enge interviews +Gary Illyes of Google to find out more

#Plusonly

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2014-11-24 19:55:55 (6 comments, 15 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Mobile As a Ranking Factor: Interview with Google's Gary Illyes

In this interview with +Eric Enge, +Gary Illyes of Google answers questions about how Google may be valuing mobile-friendly sites in mobile search results, as well as other SEO topics.

#seo   #mobile   #mobilesearch   #moblileseo   #plusonly  

Mobile As a Ranking Factor: Interview with Google's Gary Illyes

In this interview with +Eric Enge, +Gary Illyes of Google answers questions about how Google may be valuing mobile-friendly sites in mobile search results, as well as other SEO topics.

#seo   #mobile   #mobilesearch   #moblileseo   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-24 18:49:45 (17 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

The Downside of Personal Branding

+LinkedIn editor Isabelle Roughol has some pushback on the personal branding movement.

In letting ourselves become a brand, we edit our humanity. We smooth edges and reduce our complexity to one simple phrase: we become the Big Data guy, the creativity expert, the public speaking coach, the social media star... We become Billy Mayes selling Oxyclean with devastating efficiency – and total vacuity. But we all know we are so much more than that. Why does it matter that our professional selves be as rich and complex as our personal selves? Because they are one and the same.

What do you think? Is this a valid concern? Is there a way to build a personal brand that's not at the expense of the person? 

The author concludes: "The only way to write something worth reading, is to live things worth writing."

The Downside of Personal Branding

+LinkedIn editor Isabelle Roughol has some pushback on the personal branding movement.

In letting ourselves become a brand, we edit our humanity. We smooth edges and reduce our complexity to one simple phrase: we become the Big Data guy, the creativity expert, the public speaking coach, the social media star... We become Billy Mayes selling Oxyclean with devastating efficiency – and total vacuity. But we all know we are so much more than that. Why does it matter that our professional selves be as rich and complex as our personal selves? Because they are one and the same.

What do you think? Is this a valid concern? Is there a way to build a personal brand that's not at the expense of the person? 

The author concludes: "The only way to write something worth reading, is to live things worth writing."___

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2014-11-24 18:21:57 (0 comments, 8 reshares, 44 +1s)Open 

How Google Makes Its Money

Many people don't realize that any time they do a Google search that generates ads alongside the results, a huge auction takes place in a fraction of a second.

Advertisers bid on the keywords used by the searcher. But it isn't a simple matter of highest bid gets the highest spot in the results. Instead, Google has devised a complex auction algorithm where things like the relevance of the ad and the quality of its landing page are just as important bidding factors as the "cost per click" the advertiser is willing to pay.

In the link below +Larry Kim shares an infographic that explains the whole process.

#ppc   #adwords   #google   #plusonly  

How Google Makes Its Money

Many people don't realize that any time they do a Google search that generates ads alongside the results, a huge auction takes place in a fraction of a second.

Advertisers bid on the keywords used by the searcher. But it isn't a simple matter of highest bid gets the highest spot in the results. Instead, Google has devised a complex auction algorithm where things like the relevance of the ad and the quality of its landing page are just as important bidding factors as the "cost per click" the advertiser is willing to pay.

In the link below +Larry Kim shares an infographic that explains the whole process.

#ppc   #adwords   #google   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-24 17:04:40 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

How Coke & Denny's React to Real-Time Events on Social Media

My latest post for +Marketing Land

Read my coverage of the Real Time Response session at last week's +Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Social Media Marketing conference in Las Vegas. 

Full article at http://stonet.co/RealTimeSMM

In the session marketing heads from Coca-Cola and Denny's Restaurants shared how they build both the teams and technology to be able to jump on the opportunities real-time events present on social media.

They also shared how they tailor the right messages in such a fast-paced venue, and how they are able to scale such efforts.

#socialmediamarketing   #smx   #plusonly  

How Coke & Denny's React to Real-Time Events on Social Media

My latest post for +Marketing Land

Read my coverage of the Real Time Response session at last week's +Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Social Media Marketing conference in Las Vegas. 

Full article at http://stonet.co/RealTimeSMM

In the session marketing heads from Coca-Cola and Denny's Restaurants shared how they build both the teams and technology to be able to jump on the opportunities real-time events present on social media.

They also shared how they tailor the right messages in such a fast-paced venue, and how they are able to scale such efforts.

#socialmediamarketing   #smx   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-24 13:24:09 (16 comments, 15 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Google: Stop Using PageRank

According to +Barry Schwartz, Google's +John Mueller has definitively laid to rest public (or "toolbar") PageRank, as many of us had suspected for some time now.

To be clear, this is the version of PageRank that Google periodically rea leased to the public. This does NOT mean that Google no longer uses some form of Page and Brin's original PageRank link-based formula as part of its web ranking algorithm.

#l #seo

Google: Stop Using PageRank

According to +Barry Schwartz, Google's +John Mueller has definitively laid to rest public (or "toolbar") PageRank, as many of us had suspected for some time now.

To be clear, this is the version of PageRank that Google periodically rea leased to the public. This does NOT mean that Google no longer uses some form of Page and Brin's original PageRank link-based formula as part of its web ranking algorithm.

#l #seo___

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2014-11-23 20:12:32 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Three years ago today, with political cartoonist Tom Tomorrow at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge days before the launch of the Mars Curiosity Rover.

#NASA   #curiosity   #plusonly  

Three years ago today, with political cartoonist Tom Tomorrow at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge days before the launch of the Mars Curiosity Rover.

#NASA   #curiosity   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-23 16:54:47 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Top stories from the +Plus Your Business! Community this week. #Plusonly


‘Plus Your Business’ Community - Weekly Roundup! 
Check out the top stories, questions and announcements from your fellow PYB Community members. Read more… 

FEATURED STORIES 
Three posts you may have missed from the PYB team 

1. How Google Cracked The Image Translation Problem (And Why This Will Totally Change The Web) ...by +David Amerland http://plusyourbiz.com/fw 

2. The back story of Joe Pulizzi and Kevin Spacey ...by +martin shervington h/t +Joe Pulizzi & +Content Marketing Institute http://plusyourbiz.com/g0

3. Social Media Is a Waste of Time (Unless...) ... by +Mark Traphagen http://plusyourbiz.com/g8 

MEMBERS ASK & HINTS & TIPS 
For the entire thread see post link... 
1.“How to Get More People to Attend Your Google Hangout” from +Wade Harman 
Post - http://plusyourbiz.com/fs
2.“How to Cross Connect between Gmail and LinkedIn” from +martin shervington
 Post - http://plusyourbiz.com/g4 
3. “Hangout group chat text shows above people's thumbnails now”! from +Ronnie Bincer 
Post - http://plusyourbiz.com/g1- 
4. “How to create a 24/7 Google Hangout”! (NEW TIP) from +martin shervington
Post - http://plusyourbiz.com/g6

ANNOUNCEMENTS 
And some exciting things from the past week include... 

1. The PYB Academy Levels 1 & 2 - Motivated Google+ Students Currently in Session!  
Level 1  
“This free and private community is a perfect place for you to land if you are new to Google+ and have less than 1000 followers...” Join here: http://plusyourbiz.com/levelonecommunity
Level 2 Take your career to the next level! The next wave of success begins here: http://plusyourbiz.com/1v

2. “Announcing FastTrack!” Our one-on-one personalized FastTrack System will make sure you're set up right, and ready for business! Find out how: http://plusyourbiz.com/g2

3.“The PYB Show”! Our Featured Guests This Week Is:  +troy mc laughlin who teaches us.. "The road to significance is paved by making others significant" 
 Check the Google+ “Events” Section and Watch - Thursday’s at 2:00 p.m. EST. 
Missed Last Weeks Show? Catch the replay with +Cherie Manifest & +SanjivManifest here! http://plusyourbiz.com/fc

4. Visit our PYB Social Media Channels:  
Join thriving conversations & network with other G+ community members  
LinkedIn http://plusyourbiz.com/ez
Facebook http://plusyourbiz.com/fb
Twitter https://twitter.com/PlusYourBiz

5. Must read or watch articles you may have missed from PYB Collaborators recently!
a. ”How Strong is HTTPS as a Ranking Factor?” +Eric Enge http://plusyourbiz.com/fy
b. “Helping users find mobile-friendly pages” +Brian Jensen http://plusyourbiz.com/g3
c. “Publishing on LinkedIn....” +Front of Mind Coaching http://plusyourbiz.com/g9
d. ”Ask the Experts: 10 Ways to Boost Your Engagement on Google+ - Brandwatch” (NEW) +Brandwatch. http://plusyourbiz.com/g7  
JUST FOR FUN 
“Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane” by +Shai Goitein
Magicaler Origami Paper Airplane Technology http://plusyourbiz.com/ga

That’s our week in review! Great to see you all this week and can’t wait to see what the next 7 has in store. Cheers!

#plusyourbusiness
#plusyourbusinessroundup 
#plusyourbusinessnewsletter ___Top stories from the +Plus Your Business! Community this week. #Plusonly

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2014-11-21 22:52:48 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

CEO Coach Radio Interview with Eric Enge

Many of you know and love +Eric Enge the SEO. Now get to know Eric the entrepreneur in this audio interview.

#l #entrepreneurship

What Entrepreneurs Should Do To Stay Focused On Their Business

I was recently on the CEO Coach podcast, and subject to the expert interviewing of +Anne F. Kennedy and +Gillian Muessig. I really enjoyed this talk, partly because the focus was entirely on entrepreneurship.

In it, I share my top tips for success as an entrepreneur. As part of this, I talk about how I've built and sold 3 different publishing companies in the past decade (all separate and independent from +Stone Temple Consulting).___CEO Coach Radio Interview with Eric Enge

Many of you know and love +Eric Enge the SEO. Now get to know Eric the entrepreneur in this audio interview.

#l #entrepreneurship

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2014-11-21 15:28:28 (8 comments, 5 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Check out RunWithMe a brilliant new web app that allows you to compete in virtual marathons while doing the actual running on your favorite routes right at home.

#Plusonly #fitness

Run Across Cuba with RunWithMe!

That's right, you can enter a race across Cuba without ever leaving your home town.

The brilliant folks at Pressflex (http://www.pressflex.com/) have created RunWithMe (http://runwme.com/). RunWithMe allows anyone to sponsor a race virtually anywhere in the world, and anyone else can enter the race. Emphasis on the word virtually here. While runners are on their honor to actually run in the real world, the race takes place totally in cyberspace.

Here's how it works: Choose a race at runwme.com, enter your name and email address...and that's it! Once the race begins you'll get a daily email asking you to report the mileage you ran that day. Reply with the distance of your run that day, and RunWithMe advances your icon along the virtual route.

I'm entered in the Old Havana Sandwich Shop sponsored Tour de Cuba, which starts on 26 November (even though I'l be walking the route). Join me, and then share this race with your running friends so we can raise up some good competition!

Take up my challenge and join the race at http://oldhavanasandwichshop.runwme.com/___Check out RunWithMe a brilliant new web app that allows you to compete in virtual marathons while doing the actual running on your favorite routes right at home.

#Plusonly #fitness

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2014-11-20 18:16:39 (5 comments, 7 reshares, 40 +1s)Open 

Love, Hate & Content Marketing

"When you release a piece of content, your biggest fear shouldn’t be that people are going to hate you; it should be that they’re going to be bored and ignore you."

#contentmarketing #plusonly

Love, Hate & Content Marketing

"When you release a piece of content, your biggest fear shouldn’t be that people are going to hate you; it should be that they’re going to be bored and ignore you."

#contentmarketing #plusonly___

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2014-11-20 17:49:57 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

If you missed this yesterday...

And if you're even thinking about converting to HTTPS security, don't miss the FREE downloadable guide +Eric Enge authored with +SSLGURU. It covers both the how-tos and the SEO considerations. #Plusonly

How Much of a Ranking Factor is SSL/HTTPS?

The good folks at seoClarity tested 50,000 keywords, and 218,000 sites to see which ones converted to HTTPS in the 6 weeks following Google’s August 7th announcement that they had made HTTPS a ranking factor.  So what’s the bottom line? Well, 630 sites converted to HTTPS after 8/7, and the net result showed no rankings impact whatsoever.

Note though, that Google described it as a “lightweight signal” from the very start, and Google’s +Gary Illyes  indicated to me that it was more of a tiebreaker signal, where it could break a tie between two sites that were otherwise equally good responses for a particular search query.

The post below provides all the details, as well as access to an HTTP to HTTPS conversion guide that we put together working with SSLGuru

http://stonet.co/HTTPSRanking___If you missed this yesterday...

And if you're even thinking about converting to HTTPS security, don't miss the FREE downloadable guide +Eric Enge authored with +SSLGURU. It covers both the how-tos and the SEO considerations. #Plusonly

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2014-11-20 17:36:36 (6 comments, 14 reshares, 53 +1s)Open 

Google+ & LinkedIn Drive Less But Higher Quality Traffic

HT +Rand Fishkin

Google+ May Drive Fewer Visits, But They're Higher Quality

This report from Shareaholic came out in March (https://blog.shareaholic.com/social-media-traffic-engagement-03-2014/) but it's worth repeating. Here's their findings:

"Although Google+ and LinkedIn drive the fewest social referrals, they bring in some of the best visitors. Google+ users, on average, find themselves spending north of 3 minutes diving into things shared by connections in their circles. They also visit 2.45 pages during each visit, and bounce only 50.63% of the time. LinkedIn users generally spend 2 minutes and 13 seconds on each link they click, viewing 2.23 pages with each visit and bouncing 51.28% of the time. Although many sites see minimal traffic from both Google+ and LinkedIn, now may be the time to invest in building communities within those networks if engagement really matters to your business."___Google+ & LinkedIn Drive Less But Higher Quality Traffic

HT +Rand Fishkin

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2014-11-20 02:41:21 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

You know how you know you're producing high quality content?

When an academic program puts it in their curriculum.

Congrats to +Todd Hartley and team. #plusonly

Unbelievable news! I just found out our +Breast Cancer Answers  videos are now being used as part of the nursing student curriculum at The Oncology Nursing Society. How cool is that?
Here's how we found out. A nursing student from ONS (Oncology Nursing Society) recognized our Medical Director for BCA Dr. Jay Harness.
The nursing student shared that some of our videos have been part of ONS's curriculum. All ONS students are required to watch these videos for the completion of their chemotherapy course certification.
Dr. Harness will not be signing autographs at this current time.
#breastcancer   #breastcancerawareness   #oncology   #SABCS   #cancersucks  ___You know how you know you're producing high quality content?

When an academic program puts it in their curriculum.

Congrats to +Todd Hartley and team. #plusonly

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2014-11-20 02:38:42 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

If you missed it earlier today, in partnership with +seoClarity we released a study today analyzing whether converting to a secure site provides any real ranking boost. #plusonly

How Much of a Ranking Factor is SSL/HTTPS?

The good folks at seoClarity tested 50,000 keywords, and 218,000 sites to see which ones converted to HTTPS in the 6 weeks following Google’s August 7th announcement that they had made HTTPS a ranking factor. So what’s the bottom line? Well, 630 sites converted to HTTPS after 8/7, and the net result showed no rankings impact whatsoever.

Note though, that Google described it as a “lightweight signal” from the very start, and Google’s +Gary Illyes indicated to me that it was more of a tiebreaker signal, where it could break a tie between two sites that were otherwise equally good responses for a particular search query.

The post below provides all the details, as well as access to an HTTP to HTTPS conversion guide that we put together working with SSLGuru___If you missed it earlier today, in partnership with +seoClarity we released a study today analyzing whether converting to a secure site provides any real ranking boost. #plusonly

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2014-11-20 01:01:55 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

You're no +Rand Fishkin, but you could wear his shirt.

The SEO Shirt is Ready to Be Made!

Betabrand's turned me into a fashion designer, with 10% of proceeds going to +Girls Who Code. Check out the details at http://www.betabrand.com/mens-color-blocked-search-optimized-shirt.html

• 100% super soft cotton.
• Actual SEO tags inside the shirt. 
• Dapper elbow patches. 
• Rand's signature mustache embroidered on the chest pocket. 

NOTE: While I did contribute to the design/creation of the shirt, neither I nor Moz are technically involved in nor benefit from sales (but I would be quite flattered if it ends up doing well) :-)___You're no +Rand Fishkin, but you could wear his shirt.

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2014-11-19 22:16:23 (18 comments, 5 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Google on Mobile Friendly Sites - My Take in the Wall Street Journal

While boarding a plane to Las Vegas for SMX Social Media yesterday I got a call from Wall Street Journal reporter Alistair Barr asking for my comments on Google's announcement that they are beginning to show a "mobile friendly" label in mobile search results for sites that comply with mobile display standards, and that such compliance might be a future ranking factor for mobile search.

My comments are in the second half of the article. In fact, though unattributed, the "carrot and stick" in the title came from my remarks!

Read and let me know if you differ with my take on the news.

Google on Mobile Friendly Sites - My Take in the Wall Street Journal

While boarding a plane to Las Vegas for SMX Social Media yesterday I got a call from Wall Street Journal reporter Alistair Barr asking for my comments on Google's announcement that they are beginning to show a "mobile friendly" label in mobile search results for sites that comply with mobile display standards, and that such compliance might be a future ranking factor for mobile search.

My comments are in the second half of the article. In fact, though unattributed, the "carrot and stick" in the title came from my remarks!

Read and let me know if you differ with my take on the news.___

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2014-11-19 21:59:35 (5 comments, 9 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

Run Across Cuba with RunWithMe!

That's right, you can enter a race across Cuba without ever leaving your home town.

The brilliant folks at Pressflex (http://www.pressflex.com/) have created RunWithMe (http://runwme.com/). RunWithMe allows anyone to sponsor a race virtually anywhere in the world, and anyone else can enter the race. Emphasis on the word virtually here. While runners are on their honor to actually run in the real world, the race takes place totally in cyberspace.

Here's how it works: Choose a race at runwme.com, enter your name and email address...and that's it! Once the race begins you'll get a daily email asking you to report the mileage you ran that day. Reply with the distance of your run that day, and RunWithMe advances your icon along the virtual route.

I'm entered in the Old Havana Sandwich Shop sponsored Tour... more »

Run Across Cuba with RunWithMe!

That's right, you can enter a race across Cuba without ever leaving your home town.

The brilliant folks at Pressflex (http://www.pressflex.com/) have created RunWithMe (http://runwme.com/). RunWithMe allows anyone to sponsor a race virtually anywhere in the world, and anyone else can enter the race. Emphasis on the word virtually here. While runners are on their honor to actually run in the real world, the race takes place totally in cyberspace.

Here's how it works: Choose a race at runwme.com, enter your name and email address...and that's it! Once the race begins you'll get a daily email asking you to report the mileage you ran that day. Reply with the distance of your run that day, and RunWithMe advances your icon along the virtual route.

I'm entered in the Old Havana Sandwich Shop sponsored Tour de Cuba, which starts on 26 November (even though I'l be walking the route). Join me, and then share this race with your running friends so we can raise up some good competition!

Take up my challenge and join the race at http://oldhavanasandwichshop.runwme.com/___

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2014-11-19 19:57:04 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Mozcast: Local Carousels Are Gone

#seo   #localseo   #plusonly  +Moz 

#MozCast  Feature Update - As of this morning, it appears that local carousels (in the MozCast data, at least) have been completely phased out, replaced by the new local pack that's tied to the Knowledge Graph. These new packs pop up on about 1.4% of our local queries, right on par with the carousels. Interestingly, they scroll horizontally (in threes) on mobile, but the desktop version only has a "More" option. The third listing is cut off on desktop - not sure if this is an accident, or a visual cue to encourage people to click for more results.___Mozcast: Local Carousels Are Gone

#seo   #localseo   #plusonly  +Moz 

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2014-11-19 19:54:12 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Does a Secure Web Site Rank Better?

With help from the great folks at +seoClarity we put together the data that answers that question.

There are still advantages to going secure, though. And so we've built a complete guide for you to making the conversion as well!

#seo   #https   #ssl   #plusonly  

How Much of a Ranking Factor is SSL/HTTPS?

The good folks at seoClarity tested 50,000 keywords, and 218,000 sites to see which ones converted to HTTPS in the 6 weeks following Google’s August 7th announcement that they had made HTTPS a ranking factor.  So what’s the bottom line? Well, 630 sites converted to HTTPS after 8/7, and the net result showed no rankings impact whatsoever.

Note though, that Google described it as a “lightweight signal” from the very start, and Google’s +Gary Illyes  indicated to me that it was more of a tiebreaker signal, where it could break a tie between two sites that were otherwise equally good responses for a particular search query.

The post below provides all the details, as well as access to an HTTP to HTTPS conversion guide that we put together working with SSLGuru

http://stonet.co/HTTPSRanking___Does a Secure Web Site Rank Better?

With help from the great folks at +seoClarity we put together the data that answers that question.

There are still advantages to going secure, though. And so we've built a complete guide for you to making the conversion as well!

#seo   #https   #ssl   #plusonly  

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2014-11-19 17:06:13 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

7 Ways to Promote Your SlideShare Slide Deck

Some great tips from +Ann Smarty on +Neal Schaffer's blog.

I've been using these to grow my influence on +SlideShare and they work!

Yesterday a deck I put up on Monday ended up getting featured on the SlideShare front page. Later that day it was also featured in the "Hot on Twitter" category, which means it was on the front page in two places at once!

The deck is climbing past 3000 views now. You can see it at stonet.co/SMMWaste

SlideShare is not to be ignored if you're doing #contentmarketing

#plusonly

7 Ways to Promote Your Slideshare Presentation - from Ann Smarty of @SEOSmarty

Slideshare is the largest Powerpoint sharing community on the web, but it is so much more than that. It is also a social network, and a platform for marketing visual content in many different forms – which means Slideshare an essential part of a solid…___7 Ways to Promote Your SlideShare Slide Deck

Some great tips from +Ann Smarty on +Neal Schaffer's blog.

I've been using these to grow my influence on +SlideShare and they work!

Yesterday a deck I put up on Monday ended up getting featured on the SlideShare front page. Later that day it was also featured in the "Hot on Twitter" category, which means it was on the front page in two places at once!

The deck is climbing past 3000 views now. You can see it at stonet.co/SMMWaste

SlideShare is not to be ignored if you're doing #contentmarketing

#plusonly

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2014-11-19 14:43:20 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Good morning #vegas #smx

posted by @mark on #ocho
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Good morning #vegas #smx

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2014-11-19 03:20:27 (16 comments, 1 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

How we do hotel in Vegas. This is what happens when you first open your room door at the Aria #vegas

posted by @mark #smx #plusonly

How we do hotel in Vegas. This is what happens when you first open your room door at the Aria #vegas

posted by @mark #smx #plusonly___

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2014-11-18 23:38:26 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Spectacular view from the Salt Lake City airport. Next stop, Las Vegas for #smx Social Media

posted by @mark on #ocho
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Spectacular view from the Salt Lake City airport. Next stop, Las Vegas for #smx Social Media

posted by @mark on #ocho
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2014-11-18 19:23:36 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

+Eric Enge explains why you need to be cautious about private blog networks in this four minute video #plusonly

Why Private Blog Networks & Microsites Are Dangerous

In this four minute episode of "Here's Why with Mark and Eric" Eric explains why site should approach PBN and microsite strategies with great caution.

#seo http://buff.ly/1HaID54___+Eric Enge explains why you need to be cautious about private blog networks in this four minute video #plusonly

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2014-11-18 18:37:13 (2 comments, 7 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

How to Optimize Web Pages for Topical Relevancy

Bravo +Cyrus Shepard. This is one to bookmark for reference folks.

#seo #plusonly

New Post: Rank Higher with On-page Topic Targeting (Illustrated)
http://moz.com/blog/on-page-topic-seo

The concepts of advanced on-page SEO can be dizzying: LDA, co-occurrence, and entity salience, to name a few. The question is "How do we incorporate these techniques into our content?" The truth is, you don't need to understand complex algorithms in order to create optimized content that ranks well.

In this post we discuss:
• Keywords and relationships
• Location, Frequency and Distance of Keyword Phrases
• Links and Supplemental Content
• Entities and Schema

Full post here: http://moz.com/blog/on-page-topic-seo___How to Optimize Web Pages for Topical Relevancy

Bravo +Cyrus Shepard. This is one to bookmark for reference folks.

#seo #plusonly

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2014-11-18 17:40:27 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Has the power of organic search peaked?

Not even close according to the article linked below by +Raleigh SEO Meetup

Any important information behind a paywall may quickly spread beyond it, but typically a competing free site which (re)reports on whatever is behind the paywall is shared more, spreads further on social, generates more additional coverage on forums and discussion sites like Hacker News, gets highlighted on aggregators like TechMeme, gets more links, ranks higher, and becomes the default/canonical source of the story

Have We Reached Peak Google? http://buff.ly/1HbpLmz___Has the power of organic search peaked?

Not even close according to the article linked below by +Raleigh SEO Meetup

Any important information behind a paywall may quickly spread beyond it, but typically a competing free site which (re)reports on whatever is behind the paywall is shared more, spreads further on social, generates more additional coverage on forums and discussion sites like Hacker News, gets highlighted on aggregators like TechMeme, gets more links, ranks higher, and becomes the default/canonical source of the story

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2014-11-18 17:36:10 (5 comments, 4 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

My deck from my presentation at #stateofsearch Dallas is featured on the +SlideShare front page today.

+Stephan Hovnanian gives a good intro in his share of it:

Social media is no longer this standalone thing, it's part of your entire marketing strategy, and needs to get the resources and business intelligence that the other (more established) marketing channels get. But here's the rub: everything goes together now, because you can't just measure social media marketing results on their own.

#plusonly

Social Media Is a Waste of Time (Unless...)

Mark Traphagen's presentation at #stateofsearch Dallas 2014. Mark says that unless you get your social media marketing in the right place in your marketing chain, it will never produce real business results for your brand.
http://buff.ly/1zwD4c2___My deck from my presentation at #stateofsearch Dallas is featured on the +SlideShare front page today.

+Stephan Hovnanian gives a good intro in his share of it:

Social media is no longer this standalone thing, it's part of your entire marketing strategy, and needs to get the resources and business intelligence that the other (more established) marketing channels get. But here's the rub: everything goes together now, because you can't just measure social media marketing results on their own.

#plusonly

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2014-11-17 23:24:49 (3 comments, 7 reshares, 38 +1s)Open 

How User Search Behavior Affects Local Search

Kudos to +Darren Shaw for the huge amount of testing he did to bring us this data today here at the State of Search conference in Dallas. 

He shows possible scenarios under which how much users click a result may actually affect local pak search rankings.

#seo   #localseo   #stateofsearch  

So, basically, it's ridiculously easy to manipulate search results with manufactured clicks. Here's my slide deck from #StateOfSearch where I show you how.___How User Search Behavior Affects Local Search

Kudos to +Darren Shaw for the huge amount of testing he did to bring us this data today here at the State of Search conference in Dallas. 

He shows possible scenarios under which how much users click a result may actually affect local pak search rankings.

#seo   #localseo   #stateofsearch  

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2014-11-17 18:54:56 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

Why Private Blog Networks & Microsites Are Dangerous

PBNs and microsites are tempting way to try to get some quick SEO gains, but as +Eric Enge explains in our latest "Here's Why with Mark and Eric" video, dangers abound around those practices.

Find out why in this four minute video, and if it helps you, please share it!

#hereswhy   #markanderic   #seo   #plusonly  

Why Private Blog Networks & Microsites Are Dangerous

PBNs and microsites are tempting way to try to get some quick SEO gains, but as +Eric Enge explains in our latest "Here's Why with Mark and Eric" video, dangers abound around those practices.

Find out why in this four minute video, and if it helps you, please share it!

#hereswhy   #markanderic   #seo   #plusonly  ___

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2014-11-17 18:29:53 (11 comments, 6 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

Social Media Marketing Is a Waste of Time (Unless...)

Just finished giving this presentation at the State of Search Conference in Dallas.

My main point: brands that are dissatisfied with their social media marketing usually suffer from one or both of these problems:

1. They have the wrong expectations for what social media marketing does.

2. They don't have social media in its proper place in their marketing message formation process.

For more, view my deck linked below!

#stateofsearch   #socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing   #plusonly  

Social Media Is a Waste of Time (Unless...)

Mark Traphagen's presentation at #stateofsearch Dallas 2014. Mark says that unless you get your social media marketing in the right place in your marketing chain, it will never produce real business results for your brand.
http://buff.ly/1zwD4c2___Social Media Marketing Is a Waste of Time (Unless...)

Just finished giving this presentation at the State of Search Conference in Dallas.

My main point: brands that are dissatisfied with their social media marketing usually suffer from one or both of these problems:

1. They have the wrong expectations for what social media marketing does.

2. They don't have social media in its proper place in their marketing message formation process.

For more, view my deck linked below!

#stateofsearch   #socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing   #plusonly  

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