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Mark Traphagen has been shared in 624 public circles

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Ryan Johnson0sharedcircle   #publiccircleshare     #circleshare     #circleoftheday  #circleshares     #circlesharing     #circlesshare    #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle  #todayssharedcircle     #publiccircle   #circle     #circles    #awesome   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #shareyourcircle     #bestengagers   #followers   #followback     #awesomecircles  #topsharedcircle   #topsharedcircle     #myseoissocial     #besocial     #socializethesocial     #trust   #circles   #sharedcircle     #followers      #social     #socialnetworking     2014-04-16 05:12:35262000CC G+
Richard Paulik4,758Dragon's Eye Circle Volume 5!  (Updated 4/15/14)Revised and improved circle! Welcome new members!I have personally assembled a circle of some of the most legendary and highly prospective engagers that the Google+ community has to offer. I call this elite circle share the "Dragon's Eye Circle"  and it is a great honor and privilege to be a part of this unique social network. These profiles are extremely active and will help you to build a large following that will help you share your posts, content, and material.If you are interested in becoming a part of this esteemed circle please follow the guidelines below.1. Add me and share the Dragon's Eye Circle with your friends and communities.2. +1 this post.3. Leave a comment saying that you would like to be included.4. Join the Dragon's Eye Circle Sharing Community. (link below)https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108895721684215302696I will be checking the post activity daily to make sure that all new circle members have completed the above steps and I will be using my circloscope application to remove any duplicate or fake profiles. Members that have been inactive for more than 20 days will also be excluded from the circle. The Dragon's Eye Circle is filling up fast so get in while you still can!Thank you everyone for your support and cooperation!Richard Paulik#topsharedcircle   #facciamolastoria   #leonardo   #deroplus   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday   #myseoissocial   #besocial   #socializethesocial   #trust #circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #followers   #social   #socialnetworking   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #googleplus   2014-04-15 23:36:29463112CC G+
Chris Cota24,003The Snowball Circle #taxday is in Effect. We have over 20 new members and as the tradition as been started I will continue to share this circle everytime it grows.Trending #taxday #googleglass  Follow all steps below for it to work.OK awesome on each   #snowballcircle share we average 50 engagements. I have passed 23,000   #folllowers gaining 1300 a month. TO BE A PART of the most active circle on   #google plus it is simple!1. ADD the circle this insures you stay in it.2. Share the post.3. Plus the post4. Comment to be added once you have done this!That is all simple right!+Linda Dee +Tazein Mirza Saad +Soko Llc. - Soko Marketing +MONTLICK & ASSOCIATES, Georgia Injury Attorneys +Karen Michelle +shane wahner +Google Glass +Mott Marvin Kornicki +Mike Pachulski +Daniel Stock +Scott Buehler +ATL Computer Dude +MORE CRAZY ENTERTAINMENT +5ive Mics 2014-04-15 14:59:00362000CC G+
Gregg Lantz2,962Tomorrow is a taxing day here in the United States. You get to decide if you want to buy Glass (sorry IRS). If you're not sure and would like to know what others are saying, add this circle.  You'll be able to look at public posts from people that use Glass and people that purchased Glass and put it on the shelf while software was being developed. You'll get both sides of the story. Hopefully this circle will help make the decision process a little easier. Don't forget to post your questions with #askanexplorer  so  people can chime in and help answer your questions. #glassexplorers   #throughglass   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #wearables   #wearabletech   #glasswaiters  2014-04-14 21:08:59425004CC G+
Gregg Lantz2,961Sharing my curated circle of active Google Glass Explorers. These are the amazing people that know Google Glass and use it everyday. Please share!  If I missed anyone let me know.   #glassfamily   #glassexplorers   #throughglass   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #wearables   #wearabletech  2014-04-10 22:47:58480638CC G+
John Nuntiatio33,101#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health #tennis #europe   #asia   #america   #africa   #australia   #football   #golf   #basketball   #news  2014-04-09 06:25:5632951310CC G+
Catherine Tramell2,290My April Google + circleJoin this circle and also shareWelcome to  my latest Full Circle Edition of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves! few suggestion and request1. Add me 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. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above #Dublin   #uk   #london   #vacation  #circle #circles #circleshare #circleshares #circleshared #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #follow #followme #followers #following #authicle #authiclecircleshare #authiclecircle #authiclevol46 #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer 2014-04-09 05:09:39216549CC G+
Wade Harman11,655Circle of ThanksThank you to everyone that watched the hangout today with myself, +Jay Baer and +Mark Traphagen    Everyone included here had some type of engagement on the show.I want to remind you to subscribe to my YouTube channel so you can watch the past shows here: http://goo.gl/NcNImxAlso, if you forgot, circle +NOD3x  and try out their awesome Google Plus tool (free) http://goo.gl/hVniiZMust Read BookYour next book needs to be YouTility from Jay Baer!  Find out why you should do what you do in this great read! http://goo.gl/LT7KCjI also invite each of you to come to the Relationship Marketing community here on G+! http://goo.gl/xmXdVNSo add all of these people to your circles, and start making some new relationships today!#ChocolateCricket 2014-04-05 05:35:1942123CC G+
martin shervington343,845A circle of thanks on a fine Friday in April!It has been an AMAZING couple of weeks and I want to give a quick shout out to you all for being around. Especially thanks to everyone for their support around the conference last week, and with the PYB Academy announcement yesterday.And if you weren't involved in either then you probably said something that made me chuckle or smile.Have a lovely weekend and catch you soon! #thanksfromthebrit  2014-04-04 14:28:291457030109CC G+
Amaresh Singh0Great circle shared  AprilThis circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement .Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus  #community #followback   #followers     #gplus   #influence  #leadership   #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags  #ripples   #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle   #socialmedia #theplus #tcs  #team2014-04-04 13:10:16494115CC G+
Ian Archibald19,730People I Learn FromWe all have people we like to learn from, who we might look up to to act as a mentor and people we connect with.  This share is people who meet these criteria for me.I haven't crafted any circle shares of late, and those who remember the shares that I created during Christmas took a lot of effort - sorting through 100's of posts, locating the top people/posts/engagement, etc.  The last significant one I did took me over 7 hours to produce.  I really enjoy creating them, but alas I don't have that much time.Who's in this circle?A lot of people you likely know and may already have circled. There are educators, scientists, speakers, developers, SEO Experts and just plain awesome people.I know many people like to add rules to their circle shares. Personally, I don't. There are many reasons for this, but let's just say, I don't like spam and the countless BS Community requests that surely follow. In short, don't blindly add people just for the sake of doing so.How Can I Get Into This Circle?I don't add people blindly.  Each person in this list has been vetted. If there needs to be some rules to end up here...• Be active - No activity = no circle.• Create Quality Content - I want to hear what you have to say• Be Original - Be Awesome• Engage with people. If you're not being seen, who will find you?Hope you all have a great week!2014-03-31 01:02:36186172221CC G+
Richi Jennings57,419Sunday Circle Share of Awesome... ~ A big HELLO to all the new Plussers I met over the past few weeks -- and a few I reconnected with. In the main, these folks are engagers, not passive consumers, so do add them if you're looking for interesting conversations here on G+. Also, feel free to share this publicly. Spread the love! Missed the previous share? Go here: plus.google.com/+richijennings/posts/9YV2AsGVPcv If you're using the G+ mobile app, this may not work correctly, because circle sharing doesn't seem to be implemented right :-(#sharedcircles  #publicsharedcircle  #circleshare #sharedpubliccircle   #circlesharing   #circle  #hashtag  2014-03-30 13:33:315611523CC G+
Rok Šimec4,478Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post*More you share more you get!* #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circle #share #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #googleplus #googleplustips #seo #wordpress #socialmedia #engagers #engagerscircle #engagerspeople #engagersshowcasecircle #engagersshowcase  2014-03-30 08:22:52489251436CC G+
Torben Colding19,984ADD AND RESHARE THE 20K CIRCLEThis is your chance to add 100 people who have each more than 20,000 followers.They're all spread across different nationalities and topics, but with one thing in common -  great content.If you're new on Google+, this is your chance to get a head start by adding this circle to your stream.If you want to be included in the circle you must:1. Have more than 20,000 followers2. Plus the circle3. Comment the circle4. Reshare the circle #SharedCircle   #CircleSharing  2014-03-30 01:13:2310010612CC G+
Daily Tip Sender0Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!  Meet new people who will engage with you and as always add major PPPllllluuuuSSSS OnEs!!!!!!!!  Welcome to To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create a new circle name on the top left3-  Click "Create Circle" 4 - share the new circle (include yourself) 5 - add +1 to this post 6- enjoy your new fRiEnDs!!!More you share more you get! #circle   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #blogging   #makemoney   #affiliatemarketing   #marketing   #money   #moneytips  2014-03-24 14:04:09477229CC G+
Rok Šimec3,801Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post*More you share more you get!* #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #share   #sharedcircles   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagersshowcase   #googleplus   #wordpress   #seo   #blogging  2014-03-24 11:22:32477312243CC G+
martin shervington335,921My circle of thanks!Thanks to everyone for their support good humor and gentle encouragement over the past few weeks.San Diego is a great place to 'be' for a while, and yet you all make me feel connected when I get back from a surf, hop out the hot tub, trek back from some fish tacos, etc. :DHave a great weekend and see ya'll soon.2014-03-21 18:18:5110745874CC G+
Rok Šimec3,392Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post*More you share more you get!* #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   #engagersshowcasecircle   #engagersshowcase   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharepoint   #sharedcircleoftheday   #wordpress   #seo   #blogging  2014-03-20 20:31:51497333347CC G+
Alessandro Folghera39,965#TOPSEO #SharedCircle of #SEOTopEngagers   #SEO  To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) #SEOsharedcircle   #socialmediamarketing   #seosocial   #seo   #searchengineoptimizationcircle   #seoprohets   #seoengagers   #seomasters   #seoevangelists   #seostrategists   #googlenotprovided   #seoprofessionals   #sem #ottimizzazionemotoridiricerca   #optimizaciondelmotordebúsqueda   #searchengineoptimization   #mobilemarketing  Special thanks to:Marija Mijajlovic   +Marija MijajlovicMY CIRCLES   +MY CIRCLESEdith Kukla   +Edith KuklaRaffaele Romeo Arena   +Raffaele Romeo ArenaJasmina Brozović   +2014-03-18 05:04:03248252528CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:46:45475126CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:46:00475125CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:45:28475014CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:44:37475126CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:43:264755010CC G+
Jean-Marc Luna35,467Learning with friendsCircle of thanksIt is time for me to apply for my small business all what I've learned here in recent months.By sharing this circle, I want to thank those with whom I have gained a better knowledge of best practices of the Internet and information, particularly about G+ which represents now (and tomorrow) an enormous part of the Web dynamics.I named this circle "Learning with friends" because it sums up for me a big part of that is Google+.1- Learning, because these people have given me valuable assistance by sharing their knowledge and their information and they have convinced me by their active presence of the importance of spending time on G+, of learn more and always consider the long term.2- Friends, because they do it with generosity, not against party, in a spirit of exchange and mutual enrichment, as friends do.The common vector is that I always read their posts carefully.I communicate regularly with some, I just "plus" with others (often because my bad english keeps me better participate) to mark my interest and I discovered regularly (often in comments) new people who all publish / share high quality stuff.Thank you +martin shervington, +Denis Labelle, +Dustin W. Stout, +Jens Graikowski, +Christine DeGraff, +Eli Fennell, +Frank Gainsford, +John Kellden, +David Amerland, +Luis Galarza, +Mike Allton, +Max Huijgen, +Michael Bennett, +2014-03-13 01:52:247031634CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,572#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-12 06:21:31469006CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,572#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-12 06:20:51469102CC G+
Rok Šimec2,565Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post*More you share more you get!* #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circleshared   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   #engagersshowcasecircle   #engagersshowcase   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #blogger   #wordpress   #seo   #socialmedia                             2014-03-11 11:52:42467271535CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,361#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health  #entertainment #news2014-03-09 11:43:13251109CC G+
martin shervington326,999Circle of thanks!Well, it has been another excellent week and I want to say thanks to you all. So, if you are in the circle you've done something, said something, or simply were 'about', and I want you to know I appreciate you being there.Have an excellent weekend and catch you all soon! #thankyou  2014-03-07 19:11:26144621691CC G+
John L0Hello guys you can add this circle and meet wonderful people. This circle is originally shared by +Ralf Skirr.2014-03-07 08:18:3544615214CC G+
Stephan Hovnanian27,240Conversation Hosts on Google+Circle number 2 that I talked about in my latest ebook on managing your Google+ circles (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU1JXUY) is a way for newer users to include activity in their stream that consistently has value and discussion. In other words, these people continually debunk the ghost-town myth, and are very welcoming to newcomers on the platform. I'm sending my audience your way. Take good care of them.Pick up a copy of Google+ Pro Tips: Managing your Google+ Circles now: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU1JXUY (you do not need a Kindle device to read kindle ebooks, just a free reader app available on iOS, Android, and desktop).  #googleplus   #stephanhovprotip   #stephanhovnanian  2014-03-06 22:55:17347417CC G+
Stephan Hovnanian27,240Google+ Starter CircleIn my second ebook in the Google+ Pro Tips series (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU1JXUY) I reference two circles that will help newcomers to Google+ get their feet wet in a big way. This one includes people and pages who regularly post about Google+, and whose primary business revolves around Google+. There are obviously dozens more amazing users here that would fit this description, but I know these users well enough to recommend them within my ebook.Pick up a copy of Google+ Pro Tips: Managing Your Google+ Circles on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU1JXUY  _(you do not need a Kindle device to read these, just a free reader app on iOS, Android, or PC)._  #googleplus   #stephanhovprotip     #stephanhovnanian  2014-03-06 22:52:14275322CC G+
Corlis Gray5,393Shared Circle of Bloggers V55These are people that really engage with posts.  I mean REALLY.  Plussers, sharers, circle adders, you name it!  Every post every time!  Awesome people if you ask me!Want more followers?  Want people that engage with your posts?  What people that care about growing your followers as much as theirs?  Please follow these steps:1. +1 (please)2. Share this circle publicly. (show them love, and they'll show you love in return)3. Add this circle to your circles.4.  Share this circle (adding yourself of course!)#circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #circleshareoftheday   #sharedacirclewithyou   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircle #chicagoweddingphotographers   #chicagoweddingphotography   #chicagoweddingphotographer  http://corlisandmegangray.com2014-03-05 21:59:1944712323CC G+
Brian Mcquillan3,088Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!  Meet new people who will engage with you and as always add major PPPllllluuuuSSSS OnEs!!!!!!!!  Welcome to +Circle your Circle with Circles!!!!   :D  Thanks for the support.To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create a new circle name on the top left3-  Click "Create Circle" 4 - share the new circle (include yourself) 5 - add +1 to this post 6- enjoy your new fRiEnDs!!!More you share more you get!#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #empireavenue   #socialmedia     #influencers   #influencer   #influence   #influencermarketing #sundaycircle   #circlesunday   #circlesundaycircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday     #circleshare     2014-03-05 09:54:52446151020CC G+
Cristian Teodoridis3,819Another cool circle, an eclectic mix of people. Just like playing G+ Russian Roulette! :)2014-03-04 21:06:034018312CC G+
Thomas Kohler2,762To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Do +1 the post.  2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (pets, travel, marketing, funny people, ...)3 - Include the circle among your circles.   4 - Share the circle (include yourself). #circleshare #sharedcircle  2014-03-04 17:43:41447181223CC G+
Ralf Skirr14,917The How To Get Started With Shared Circles V2 Circle! Lots of people re-share other people’s shared circle by simply clicking the share button on the circle post. THIS circle is a starting point and a short introduction into creating your OWN shared circles.Just Published - My EPIC Circles Tutorial.5,000 Words. 29,000 Pixels long. Check it out:http://ralfskirr.com/google-plus-circles-tutorial-for-businessFor The Critics: Did you bother to take a look? This is an excellent circle that I've put together over 6 weeks. When you add these people to your circles you'll get an amazing variety of interesting, entertaining, and educational content. From G+ gurus as well as from people with only a few dozen followers but amazing profiles.Back to How-to-get-started...Of course, if you don't feel like creating your own circle, you can simply share the traditional way: 1. Click the share button below and share. 2. Plus one this post. 3. Comment on this post. [Will add you to my upcoming engagers circle.]Quick start steps for creating your own shared circle:Create the new circle1. In the circle below click ‘Add people.’ A popup will open where you can create a new circle.2. Type a new name for your new circle, and click the button ‘Create [name of your circle] circle.’ You will now have a new circle with the 450 people from the circle I created. Google sends you to the circle page in your browser. From there you can share right away:How to share your new circleIf you want to share the 450 people circle without adding more people:1. From the circle page, click the ‘Share circle’ arrow in the round circle icon. A popup opens where you can share.2. Check ‘Include yourself in shared circle.’3. Add a comment.4. Click ‘Share.’If you want to add people to the circle before sharing:Simply visit your circles or your stream and hover over the names from people you like to add and add them to your new circle like you always add people to circles: by checking the box with the circle name.To share the circle after you've added your own people:1. Place your cursor in the top left corner for the Google+ main menu. Click ‘People. ‘2. Click ‘Your circles.  ‘3. Select the circle that you’d like to share. 4. Click the ‘Share circle’ arrow in the round circle icon. A popup opens where you can share.5. Check ‘Include yourself in shared circle.’6. Add a comment.’7. Click ‘Share.’Before you share a circle, you might want to get an idea who is actually in this circle!What's NOT in this circle:No spammers. No offensive content. No inactive people.Who I've added:- I've put a lot of time into finding interesting people. Not all 450, but lots of people who are active posters, posting a variety of topics on g+. - An even smaller [than last time] pinch of 'the usual suspects,' i.e. people active in circle sharing.- A few people who have helped me to grow my following, i.e. who have RECENTLY included me in their shared circles. Including them here is a THANK YOU for their support!AND A SPECIAL SHOUTOUT for the amazing admins of our community BLOGGERS OF GOOGLE PLUS+Julie DeNeen +elizabeth obih-frank 2014-03-04 16:51:4545012590126CC G+
IObit5,620Dear IObit Fans & Cool GooglerAre you looking for some cool, fun, and interesting people to add to your circles (although, I think we all agree that everyone on G+ are all of the above)? Check out this #iobitcircle share!   If you would like to be included: 1) Share the circle publicly & privately (public is preferred), as much as you feel necessary, my main objective is to have the people included in this circle, shared!2) Add & Plus this page +IObit , as well as leave a comment (Please do this if you would like to be included) letting me know that you’d like to be included.  3) Leave a comment on THIS post. This is a very important step, if you would like to be included in any of my circle shares, leaving a comment on this original post helps me know that, so please leave a comment stating your interest. 4) Last but not least, REMEMBER to check out the awesome people who are included in this circle share.*Just to break the ice here, do not be ashamed to share circles (especially if you're in it already), there is nothing wrong with wanting more followers and finding more cool and interesting people to follow. That is the intent of circle shares. Just do it :) * #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #encouragement   #iobitcircle  2014-03-04 02:48:2329517919CC G+
Rok Šimec1,665 *Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!*This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post*More you share more you get!*   #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharecirclesmagicg+ #publicrelations #engagers #engagerscircle #engagerspeople #engagersshowcasecircle #engagersshowcase #googleplus #social #socialmedia #socialmarketing #wordpress #blogger #blogging  2014-03-01 08:40:07468261237CC G+
Rok Šimec1,595 Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post More you share more you get! #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleshared #engagers #engagerscircle #engagerspeople #engagersshowcasecircle #engagersshowcase #share #sharedcircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheday #publicidad #publicrelations #publicsharedcircles #googleplus #social #socialmedia #seo #wordpress   #blogging #blogger  2014-02-28 07:36:57490291233CC G+
Abhijit Gupta14,406What is this circle? People from all walks of life, from all over the world - geeks, writers, fun people, pages, supportive and interesting streams. Please reshare to grow and support it!Add these circles to be feel the power of this circle! If you are notified, you are probably in this circle, please reshare to continue being in it. If you are not in this circle, reshare and comment to be added! (Please remember that you have to circle us for us to add you!)Reshare to be shared, gain followers and make this circle even more awesome!Promoting all the people here - People who want to engage, share and be shared!!!! - Make it happen people !!! #awesome   #awesomesauce   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople     #circle #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #publicsharedcircles #reshare #reshared #reshareday #resharetags #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #sharing #sharingcircle #sharingmeansthankyou #topcircles #freakingawesome       #awesomesauce   #awesomeness   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   2014-02-28 01:08:19487241331CC G+
Camilla De Felice0THE BEST Circle of the DAY #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #circleshare   #circleoftheday  2014-02-27 11:15:14434181220CC G+
Wade Harman10,109Supercallafragalistic Mega Power Awesome Instant Follower CircleIn lieu of my Relationship Marketing HOA this week with +Shawn Manaher and +Nicholas Cardot, I will be curating this circle and sharing it randomly until Thursday because I want to really see how these circle shares work in regards to relationships.This Is A Real CircleHowever, instead of plus 1'ing and resharing (you're welcome to do this), I would like you to do something else:Circle +WadeHarman.com (it's in sad shape)RSVP to the HOA this Thursday at this link: http://goo.gl/KIG0ctGive a shout out to at least 3 people in this circle and introduce yourself.  I prefer it done in the comment section so I can monitor this.These are all great people that you should have in your circles anyway!  Add yourself and reshare. #circleshare   #circlesharing  2014-02-24 23:10:34182211CC G+
Phil Aston1,738Google Plus Fab 50 CircleThis is a special circle, hand crafted like a fine beer, it is in essence a microcosm of all that is good about Google plus. If you're new to Google+  then it will be like subscribing to some of the best channels all at once.  If you have been here a while it will still introduce to you to some very talented and inspiring people.The IngredientsGoogle+ experts (tick)Authors (tick)Business advice (tick)Hangouts On Air expertise (tick)Photography (tick)The Arts & music (tick)Inspiring engagers (tick)I wanted to put together a circle that was not overwhelming, added real value but also had some surprises it in.  These are people I engage / collaborate with on a regular basis and I will be constantly adding to it,Thank you, Phil #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles  2014-02-24 12:46:49509917CC G+
Steve Spell II0Great circle of people.  If anyone is interested, add and share.  :-) If not then go watch me break something with the nunchucks or sing along with my epic song about Why I Love Google+ !  LOL   #circle   #share   #googleplustips   2014-02-23 22:47:58308013CC G+
martin shervington318,330People who like fun experiments on Google+!Here is the circle for people who want to play, and learn together...Add them in if you want to connect with some open minded folks.Note: this circle is not 'vetted' and you may need to 'put down' any content in your stream of you don't like it :PI will send you all a private message soon, and then a notification tomorrow as soon as the experiment begins.Not in the circle? Don't worry, the experiment will be open to everyone at around 7.30am EST! #googleplusexperiments   #learning  2014-02-23 20:54:052057020116CC G+
martin shervington317,255My circle of AWESOMENESS!Yes, I have a circle called this right now, and you are in it.Thanks for all your support and helping my Google+ experience be one that gets me up in the morning and excited about the day.Heading off to be funny soon; see you all later on :D #thankyou  p.s. I am not in this circle, so share if you want to, don't if you don't.2014-02-21 00:33:191176027100CC G+
Rok Šimec802I'm building a circle of bloggers and WordPress users!  If you're a Wordpress blogger, create the circle, add yourself to it and share it with your friends! #wordpress   #bloggers   #doshare   #circleshare   #circle   #circleoftheday   #blogging  2014-02-18 14:45:16132412CC G+
Ian Archibald16,093Circle of Google PlussersSo, I often get asked Who should I circle?  I say whomever strikes your interest. Find topics of interest and connect with those people who share that interest.I would very much like to share with you "my" circle of Plussers of whom I LOVE to engage with.  There are people in science, sports, networking, technology, comics, art and medicine found inside, and likely some others as well.  I've been spending the last couple years curating this list.I hope that you will connect with some of these folks!Have a great weekend everyone!2014-02-15 01:16:53326182224CC G+


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2014-04-15 16:49:56 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 14 +1s)

Do you have social media snow blindness?  Too much going on and no idea how to manage it all, or what to do next? This episode of the #DMAShow  is going to cover Mark Traphagen and Eric Enge's strategies for coping with those challenges.

Here is the YouTube link: Managing Social Media without Losing Your Mind 

The show will be at 1 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday April 15th.  Just say YES to the invite to make sure you get access to the video (either to watch live or for later viewing).

Please INVITE others or share the event to help spread the word.  We appreciate it!

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2014-04-15 13:55:21 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 14 +1s)

Google+ Hangouts for Business by David Amerland: A Review

Here is my review of the brand new book by +David Amerland, Google+ Hangouts for Business. Learn why this book is the must-have manual for anyone who wants to make use of this disruptive technology. 

We are all media makers now...David shows us the way!

#plusonly   #hangoutsonair   #hangouts   #bookreview   #seo   #digitalmarketing  

2014-04-15 11:48:52 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)

My Mysterious Superhero of the Night

A little while ago, I got a snack urge.  There isn't much open in my neighborhood at this hour, so I walked to a local BP gas station.  I could have driven, but the night is lovely and the place is basically around the corner so it would be a waste of gas.  The neighborhood is generally safe enough to walk at night.

On my way there, as I was cutting through an office-condo complex parking lot, I noticed a man ahead of me on the main road.  He was an amputee, walking gracefully on a pair of gleaming silvery crutches.  If that was the only notable detail, i.e. his handicap, he wouldn't be my mysterious hero of the night.

As I began to cut across to the main road, I heard someone coming up fast behind me.  Not directly behind me, and not running or anything, but my spidey sense tingled.  I looked back and saw a youngman, a... more »

2014-04-15 11:31:16 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)

Do you have social media snow blindness?  Too much going on and no idea how to manage it all, or what to do next? This episode of the #DMAShow  is going to cover Mark Traphagen and Eric Enge's strategies for coping with those challenges.

The show will be at 1 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday April 15th.  Just say YES to the invite to make sure you get access to the video (either to watch live or for later viewing).

Please INVITE others or share the event to help spread the word.  We appreciate it!

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2014-04-15 01:01:03 (21 comments, 7 reshares, 46 +1s)

Updated Google+ Notifications

Don't Panic.

This isn't a huge change.

I did notice though that Google+ has tweaked how notifications are displayed, and the details that are included, so that I think it becomes even more important to include a great headline in your Google+ posts.

#GooglePlus   #GooglePlusUpdate   #SocialMedia  

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2014-04-14 16:23:55 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 19 +1s)

Google+ Hangouts for Business the Book - by David Amerland

We're live with +David Amerland at the top of the hour!

2014-04-14 11:41:26 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)

+Eric Enge and +Mark Traphagen host +David Amerland, the author of the G+ Hangouts for Business book, and +Ronnie Bincer, the Hangout Helper.

The show will air at 12:30 PM EDT (Boston time) on Monday April 14th.
Just say YES to get access to the video for live viewing, or later viewing.

The YouTube link will be shared here.

Also, INVITE others (please)!  Or SHARE the event with others.  Your help in promotion is much appreciated!

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2014-04-14 11:37:46 (15 comments, 4 reshares, 50 +1s)

Guest Lecturing at Elon University

This morning I'll have the honor of being a guest lecturer for the iMedia 572 class of Dr. Amanda Sturgill in the Elon University School of Communications. I'll be demonstrating why Google+ should not be ignored for business marketing.

#plusonly  (Photo from Wikimedia Commons - Wikipedia)

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2014-04-14 10:13:51 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 31 +1s)

When you are out walking, biking, and hiking, be sure to keep your eyes open! Stay curious! I glimpsed this little mud turtle out of the corner of my eye while bicycling on the American Tobacco Trail and went back to see more closely. Take the time to stop and explore! Note the pine pollen! #ScienceSunday  

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2014-04-14 10:02:52 (6 comments, 5 reshares, 31 +1s)

Seventy percent of workers are not engaged in their work

Yikes. I've seen these number before, but every time I see them, I am astounded.  Gallup breaks the numbers out as follows: 

THREE CATEGORIES OF WORKER ENGAGEMENT:

Engaged (30% of the U.S. population): Deeply committed to the success of their organization and emotionally connected to its mission and goals. Routinely willing to put forth discretionary effort.

Disengaged (52% of the U.S. population): Less emotionally connected to their work and less compelled to put forth extra effort. They show up for work but generally do only the minimum required.

Actively Disengaged (18% of the U.S. population): Actively against what the organization, and their boss, is trying to get done.

Here's a good piece by Mark Crowley at +Fast Company,wh... more »

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2014-04-13 21:41:28 (0 comments, 9 reshares, 24 +1s)

Building a Business With No Sales Force

Listen to +James Reynolds as he interviews me on how we built +Stone Temple Consulting without any sales force.  The key has been a content marketing / inbound marketing strategy that we have no plans to change.

In fact, we doubled down on the inbound marketing focus when we had the opportunity to have +Mark Traphagen join us in January.  It works!  Listen to the podcast to learn more about how it has worked for us.

http://www.veravo.com/trafficjam/tj34-inbound-marketing-eric-enge/

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2014-04-12 22:46:56 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)

Durn Heartbleed!

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2014-04-12 18:32:33 (89 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)

Curated Shared Circles on CircleCount
http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcirclesbest/

Today we are launching a new page, where we are suggesting a few curated shared circles for different topics.

We are starting with the following shared circles:
The Sunshine Ladies On Google+ and The #31people
curated by +Christine DeGraff

People Who Hangout On Google+ and Video Game Fans on Google+
curated by +Amanda Blain

The Social Media Mentors on Google+, The Most Helpful People On Google+, The Most Creative and Inspiring People on Google+ and The Best Photographers on Google+
curated by +Dustin W. Stout

Social Media Tools On Google+
curated by +Bernd Rubel

The #Super8
curated by +Denis Labelle

Feel free to suggest any... more »

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2014-04-12 18:22:44 (18 comments, 9 reshares, 56 +1s)

Google Authorship: Authority Myth Busted!
It is not necessary to be active on, or to have a huge following on Google+ in order to gain author authority in Google.

According to +Mark Traphagen there has been a lot of poor information published about Author Authority. Some people are saying that you must be present and active on Google+ to build authority and affect Author Rank ~ a term which too has been largely mis-publicised.

Sure, it does not hurt to build a large network on Google+ - your content can get bumped up in personalised searches, but your Google+ network does not directly affect your Author Authority.

What is WAY more important is that you are producing the best quality content that you can, posting that to high authority sites and then building your own personal network, not just on Google+ but everywhere. 

Your network builds ana... more »

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2014-04-12 18:19:31 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

It's Yellow Snow Season Here in Durham Again!

No, not that kind of yellow snow! ;-)

This is our annual early spring coating of yellow pollen. For the next couple of weeks, we can't have windows open (just at the best time of year to have them open), and you can get cars in any color you want, as long as it's yellow.

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2014-04-12 18:07:53 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 14 +1s)

Programmable notifications system for Google+ communities, and beyond! (VIDEO about 4 mins)
Imagine a way to tailor messages on Google+ 'to the right people, at the right time...'

Well, this is exactly what we have created!

The quick video will show you a demo of a programmable desktop notification, and 'badging system' to follow soon  - meaning you can e.g. attribute different 'levels of competence' to people in a community, and deliver unique content to specifically them.

It is about you, and your community.
But here is the thing: you will be able to decide how you and your community want to use it (within reason, of course)!
You will decide on the images, the call to action, and where people will 'land' next, as well as 'when' they see it.
It may be a featured article, a 'member of the... more »

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2014-04-12 16:11:49 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)

My iPhone Photos on Pinterest

Started a new +Pinterest board where I'll be uploading my best iPhone photos from my photo walks #pinterest   #photowalk   #photography  

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2014-04-12 14:55:30 (13 comments, 4 reshares, 52 +1s)

Rainbow chard at the Durham Farmer's Market this morning.

#plusonly   #durham   #durhamnc   #photowalk  

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2014-04-12 14:42:09 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 14 +1s)

The Power of Google Plus. (NEW SUPER BLOG!)
This is very VISUAL and FUN article describing my personal journey of building relationships on and off line, all through Google+
There are also LOADS of tips on how to AMPLIFY your own content/story.
#googleplustips   #relationships  
The article includes the themes...
You cannot outsource relationships
"There is nothing more conceited that quoting yourself", Martin Shervington
It's not the thing, it's what you do with the thing.
And much more!

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2014-04-12 12:24:05 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)

Five things I'd love to see in Google+.

+Vic Gundotra recently posted an open invitation to Google+ fans in Dallas to come tell him what they'd like to see added to Google+. 
(Imagine the people who run Twitter or Facebook doing that. Yeah, hard to imagine....)

Anyway, I'm not in Dallas. I don't even own a cowboy hat. But I do consider myself Google+'s number-one fan. So here are 5 things I'd like to see added to Google+: 

1. Expand the 5,000-person circle limit. Every few days I try to circle someone, and Google+ tells me I've reached the limit. So I go in and start looking for people or pages to cut. It's enormously painful and time consuming. Mostly I cut pages. Pretty soon, I will be following zero pages, not because I don't want to follow them, but because I'm being forced to choose between people and pages that Iwa... more »

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2014-04-12 11:45:11 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

Your Help Needed Please!

It's neck and neck down to the wire for my friend Michael Wilkinson in this contest by Celestron Telescopes. The winner gets a trip to Alaska to see the aurora borealis. Michael is an extremely dedicated science teacher who opens the universe to 3rd thru 5th graders in NYC. 

If you have a Facebook account, do me a solid and go to the link below on a desktop browser and vote for the "I Celestron on the Roof with My Students" story. Voting ends 9 am Eastern this morning! And please reshare. Thanks! #plusonly  

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2014-04-11 21:16:02 (11 comments, 5 reshares, 12 +1s)

Send an Awesome Science Teacher to Alaska to View Northern Lights!

I don't do this often, but I'm going to ask my readers for a very special favor...

If you have a Facebook account, would you take a moment and go to https://www.facebook.com/celestron/app_1382154025391946 on a desktop browser and vote for the story "I Celestron on the Roof with My Students"?

This is the entry of Michael Wilkinson. I met Michael and his incredibly smart and lovely wife when Karyn and I were guests of NASA for the official Tweetup at the launch of the Mars Curiosity Rover. In just a day my wife and I became soulmate friends with this gifted couple who are giving so much to the children of New York City.

Michael is an innovative science teacher. Celestron Telescopes is sponsoring this contest where they invited people to submit stories about... more »

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2014-04-11 21:12:06 (14 comments, 6 reshares, 51 +1s)

Why Great Marketers Must Be Great Skeptics

This is one of the most important slide decks I've ever seen from +Rand Fishkin of +Moz - and that's saying a lot. See it at http://www.slideshare.net/randfish/why-great-marketers-must-be-great-skeptics

There is SO much bad (or at least corrupted) information being spread around in the digital marketing world. Everyone wants the quick tip or the easy-to-apply, one-size-fits-all solution. We see information on a blog or in a social share, and slip into "it's on the Internet so it must be true!" mode.

That effect is greatly enhanced when the information is wrapped in a "test."

Skepticism has a bad name, and that's unfortunate. A healthy skepticism helps us to get to the truth (or as close as we can). And as a wise man once said, only the truth will set you free.

Ifaf... more »

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2014-04-11 16:40:46 (4 comments, 9 reshares, 15 +1s)

Running another test. If you'd like to help out, that's great, but you can also feel free to ignore this :-)

http://moz.com/rand/enchiridion-hoypoloi/ - I'm trying to test indexing speed and whether a Google+ share can get something indexed all by itself (and how long that takes). Yesterday I tested on Twitter and the URL took a little over 12 hours to get indexed (and I can't be sure it came directly through Twitter). Will be interesting to see what happens with G+.

Please DON'T share this URL anywhere but on G+ - no URL shorteners, no other social media, no links, etc. Thank you!

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2014-04-11 16:27:07 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 23 +1s)

Working outdoors at the gorgeous American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham today. This piece outside Cuban Revolution restaurant caught my eye #plusonly -#atc #durham #durhamnc

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2014-04-11 16:07:09 (6 comments, 8 reshares, 11 +1s)

Send an Awesome Science Teacher to Alaska to View Northern Lights!

I don't do this often, but I'm going to ask my readers for a very special favor...

If you have a Facebook account, would you take a moment and go to https://www.facebook.com/celestron/app_1382154025391946 on a desktop browser and vote for the story "I Celestron on the Roof with My Students"?

This is the entry of Michael Wilkinson. I met Michael and his incredibly smart and lovely wife when Karyn and I were guests of NASA for the official Tweetup at the launch of the Mars Curiosity Rover. In just a day my wife and I became soulmate friends with this gifted couple who are giving so much to the children of New York City.

Michael is an innovative science teacher. Celestron Telescopes is sponsoring this contest where they invited people to submit stories about... more »

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2014-04-11 15:48:34 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)

Very excited about the #DMEShow  guest I just booked for late May.

I won't give the identity away yet, but let's just say he's one very smart baer ;-) 

#plusonly   #hangouts   #hangoutsonair  

2014-04-11 13:17:29 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 22 +1s)

+Eric Enge and +Mark Traphagen host +David Amerland, the author of the G+ Hangouts for Business book, and +Ronnie Bincer, the Hangout Helper.

The show will air at 12:30 PM EDT (Boston time) on Monday April 14th.
Just say YES to get access to the video for live viewing, or later viewing.

The YouTube link will be shared here.

Also, INVITE others (please)!  Or SHARE the event with others.  Your help in promotion is much appreciated!

2014-04-11 13:01:55 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)

Social Media Strategy Community Surpasses 100,000 Members!

As a proud co-owner of the best social media community on Google+ I wanted to say thank you to all the current members of Social media Strategy. And for anyone who is not yet a member, well click "View community" below! 

If you're interested in talking about the strategy of social media, you'll want to be an active member in this community. 

We have also partnered with some of the best (more specific) communities on Google+ for social media:

- Social Media Professionals
View here: https://plus.google.com/communities/116349289168994843669

- Creative Social Media
View here: https://plus.google.com/communities/109196940554230186091

- Social Media Discussion
View here: https://plus.google.com/communities/102128135428918557178
Th... more »

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2014-04-10 18:57:40 (17 comments, 4 reshares, 26 +1s)

Facebook Ads Don't Suck, But Bashing Them is Great for Marketing

http://blog.adespresso.com/facebook-ads-dont-suck-bashing-great-marketing/ <---- Surprisingly excellent post. Make sure to read down to the bottom where +AdEspresso transparently shows their data tracked through multiple analytics methodologies. Really impressive.

2014-04-10 18:47:24 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 12 +1s)

Here is the YouTube link! Landing Page Optimization Lollapalooza

Join +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!

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2014-04-10 18:25:56 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 40 +1s)

I'd really like to claim this is +Stone Temple Consulting Headquarters...but it's actually just my hotel nearby ;-)

#stc   #plusonly  

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2014-04-10 17:14:09 (18 comments, 11 reshares, 56 +1s)

Google+ now allows you to set a target audience for Google+ Pages

The setting can be found under a new 'Audience' tab in your Google+ page's settings, which allows you to select restrictions based on age and geographical location.

This is particularly useful for alcohol brands, where a preset is listed in the 'Target Audience' drop-down menu.

ht +Lee Jarratt at +Google Plus Daily 

2014-04-10 17:02:58 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 7 +1s)

Jazz Improv, meets social media engagment, meets content writer, meets extremely interesting person.

I introduce you to +Teodora Petkova.

I came across +Teodora Petkova as a result of someone that I follow, +David Amerland, ( you may be familiar with him) sharing one of her Google+ posts. 

https://plus.google.com/+DavidAmerland/posts/ZVB393u8567

In her post, Teodora was introducing us to an interview she had done with a Bulgarian Jazz Trumpeter named Misho Yosifov.

What caught my attention was how Teodora compared Jazz Improvisation to Social Media Engagement, in that a great Jazz Artist listens to the harmonic landscape, before adding their own piece to the mix.

This clip taken from Teodora's post is what got my attention:

"Very often on Google + someone would start humming a tune, as a consequence (orin... more »

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2014-04-10 16:50:54 (4 comments, 21 reshares, 53 +1s)

20+ Ways to Build Up Your Google+ Business Page Following

This post by +Steve Walsh on +KISSmetrics blog does a good job of covering all the touchpoints that the owner of a Google+ brand page should hit in order to start building a valuable following.

2014-04-09 14:47:13 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s)

On April 14th, LinkedIn® will be removing the Products & Services tab from all Company Pages.

In this hangout +Greg Cooper and +Mark Vang will discuss the changes and review the options available to LinkedIn® members.

LinkedIn® Announcement: http://goo.gl/tEz2so
Additional information from the LinkedIn® Help Center: http://goo.gl/TWM5i8

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2014-04-09 11:35:50 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 32 +1s)

She's got us hashtagging now
+Sue B. Zimmerman, +Mark Traphagen +Eric Enge and I at tonight's New England G+ meet up. Thanks to +Mark White for the cool tees!!

2014-04-09 11:25:24 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 8 +1s)

Here is the YT Link: Building Your Personal Brand

Why should you do this?  Should the company you work for let you?  How do you persuade them?  How do you get started?  What role does serendipity play?  how do you stack the deck in your favor?

You have questions, and we have answers.  +Mark Traphagen and I (+Eric Enge) will share our best advice on all of these questions.

The #DMAShow  will be at 1 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday April 8th.  Just say YES to make sure you get notified with the link for the video.  We will also share the link here for mobile users.

Invite, Invite, Invite others!  Or just share the event.  More people means more great discussion.  See you Tuesday!

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2014-04-09 01:33:33 (12 comments, 1 reshares, 66 +1s)

At the first New England Google+ Meetup

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2014-04-08 15:46:50 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)

Google Authorship & Brand Building for Search

+James Reynolds' interview with me on his Traffic Jam Podcast. He asked me about:

☞ Google Authorship 101
☞ Benefits of Google Authorship
☞ “Pogo Sticking” in Search
☞ Author Rank
☞ Google’s Author Ranking Ability
☞ Setting up Google Authorship
☞ How To Build Authority

#seo   #googleauthorship   #authorship   #authorrank   #marktraphagen   #plusonly  

2014-04-08 14:05:33 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Why should you do this?  Should the company you work for let you?  How do you persuade them?  How do you get started?  What role does serendipity play?  how do you stack the deck in your favor?

You have questions, and we have answers.  +Mark Traphagen and I (+Eric Enge) will share our best advice on all of these questions.

The #DMAShow  will be at 1 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday April 8th.  Just say YES to make sure you get notified with the link for the video.  We will also share the link here for mobile users.

Invite, Invite, Invite others!  Or just share the event.  More people means more great discussion.  See you Tuesday!

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2014-04-08 13:09:17 (7 comments, 12 reshares, 62 +1s)

Google Update: Structured Data Markup To Surface Business Info From Your Website in Google Search This exciting update has important implications for businesses in Google Search, so we'll be talking a lot more about it.

From John Mueller, Webmaster Central Team:
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It's fantastic to see this live! If you're a local business, you can use your own website to provide information about your location & opening hours (and more) using schema.org markup.



From Pierre Far, Google Engineer, explanation:
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If you have business website, whether it's a national chain or a local business, we're announcing support for schema.org structured data markup to help us surface the correct business info inGoogle search.
Customer service phone numbers
Business opening hours, locatio... more »

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2014-04-08 12:47:59 (9 comments, 3 reshares, 15 +1s)

Tips Tuesday – WordPress 3.9 Beta, Slow Site and Authorship, Membership Sites

The best site success tips in 15 minutes.

http://www.blogaid.net/tips-tuesday-wordpress-39-beta-slow-site-and-authorship-membership-sites

This week’s tips include
- a peek into WordPress 3.9 Beta 3
- upgrading to Google Universal Analytics
- more visibility and SEO for images
- why a slow site may be costing you authorship perks
- membership site success tips
- tough love on why entrepreneurs fail
- why you need a strong personal brand
- amazing post on why one theme will outperform another
- more on the new G+ View Count thing
- how to show G+ posts in chronological order
- and the new joy I’ve found in managing my G+ Circles and how you can too

Thanks to +Stephan Hovnanian +Denise Wakeman +Mark Traphagen +Luiz Fernando+Cam ... more »

2014-04-07 22:41:57 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

If you're not disrupting in business, you will be disrupted by someone else. Handling disruption successfully requires strategic thinking, careful planning and flawless execution. Discussing just how this is done, the challenges, the opportunities and the best way to put it all into effect, will be two prominent CEOs, +Eric Enge of +Stone Temple Consulting and +Rebekah Radice of Rebekah Radice LLC. As always, the man in the middle will be +David Amerland. We hope you can join us.   

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2014-04-07 22:25:43 (2 comments, 5 reshares, 20 +1s)

Why You Need to Be an Expert - Here's Why with Mark & Eric

Episode 3 in our "Here's Why" series. +Eric Enge explains why if you're in online marketing today but not willing and able to present yourself as an expert in your field....you may as well go home!

Please watch and share...and click the link in the video to subscribe and never miss an episode!

Previous Episodes:

Here's Why Episode 1 - Authorship
Why Guest Blogging Remains an Important Marketing Tool - Here's Why Episode 2

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2014-04-07 20:59:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Submit Your Videos to Google for #FIBEREDUP the Movie

Citizen-created #FIBEREDUP is a grassroots documentary that will be submitted to Google as part of our communities efforts to bring Google Fiber hyper-high-speed Internet to the Triangle. 

Now you can submit a brief video that may be included in the movie! See the link below for full details. cc: +Arik Abel 

2014-04-07 17:31:45 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 19 +1s)

Why should you do this?  Should the company you work for let you?  How do you persuade them?  How do you get started?  What role does serendipity play?  how do you stack the deck in your favor?

You have questions, and we have answers.  +Mark Traphagen and I (+Eric Enge) will share our best advice on all of these questions.

The #DMAShow  will be at 1 PM EDT (Boston time) on Tuesday April 8th.  Just say YES to make sure you get notified with the link for the video.  We will also share the link here for mobile users.

Invite, Invite, Invite others!  Or just share the event.  More people means more great discussion.  See you Tuesday!

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2014-04-07 16:19:29 (42 comments, 19 reshares, 40 +1s)

The Totally Mathematical Reason Why Social Matters to SEO

+AJ Kohn with the most elegant explanation I've seen so far of what I've  been telling you all along: yes social media can affect your search rankings, but no, it is not because social signals affect search rankings (directly). 

AJ explains why a combination of truly worthwhile content with a large number of social shares from a real social audience will almost inevitably lead to some things that are actual ranking signals. 

As I said in a comment on his post, this is the one to bookmark so you can say, "I'll just point you to this" whenever debates about the SEO value of social signals come up.

#seo   #socialseo   #ajkohn   #plusonly  

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2014-04-07 15:18:32 (18 comments, 11 reshares, 31 +1s)

Yes Facebook Is Throttling Your Reach...and Laughing All the Way to the Bank

I think the comment +Jay Baer made on another share of his article below is insightful: Facebook doesn't care if you or I leave, because the Nikes and Aeropostales aren't going anywhere, and they are spending millions to promote their content in Facebook. It makes sense that Facebook would clear out the Baltic and Mediterranean brands to make room in people's news feeds for the Boardwalks and Park Places.

Jay concludes: why don’t we stop bitching about Facebook, realize that they snookered the business community, and get back to work? And he offers four ways you can respond to "Reachpocalypse."

#facebook   #onlinemarketing   #plusonly   #jaybaer  

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2014-04-07 09:58:49 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 25 +1s)

Great At GPlus? +CrowdFunde is Hiring!
We're looking for 10 great content curators. Are you great at G+? We hope you will apply so we can recognize you for how you help others, pay you a little cash and ask you to be part of a revolution - the CrowdFunde Revolution.

What is CrowdFnde? We are a #startup creating new ways to help websites, brands and companies tap wisdom of crowds. You in?
http://www.crowdfunde.com/top-curator-contest-crowdfunde-hiring/

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