Google Places becomes Google+ Local

Google+ has had pages for businesses for a while, and there was an obvious overlap between that and Google Places. As of today, Google Places pages have been entirely replaced by new Google+ Local pages. As of this morning roughly 80 million Google Place pages worldwide have been automatically converted into 80 million Google+ Local pages, according to …

5 New Ways Facebook Could Make More Money

After the semi successful Facebook IPO, we thought we would list 10 ways Facebook could grow outside of advertising revenue. Premium ad-free or ads-lite version of Facebook. Less or no Ads for $5 a month. They could throw in more features like seeing who is looking at your profile, or better image tagging. Either way, …

Facebook Paid Status Platform

Promoting a status update appears to start at $5. These paid promotion updates will only show up for fan pages that you already “Like.” Highlighted status updates would get prominent placement like sponsored stories but will be displayed only to the user’s friends. Facebook is the largest social network in the world with more than 900 million …

Improve your email marketing

Email Marketing A business having a thriving email marketing strategy has an ever-changing mix of techniques and strategies meant to attain the objective of a successful business. If planned well, email marketing can become one of the most valuable ways of achieving this objective. But the question Is, what ways make an email marketing strategy …

10 different types of blogs

 A Blog is an article in print on the World Wide Web containing isolated entries and posts. Blogs are generally written by single individuals and infrequently by a grouping. They usually are written on a single idea or topic. 10 Types of blogs Blogs are nowadays gaining popularity and many different types of blogs have emerged in the upcoming …

eGovernment expanding in Australia

  Various reports have found that key Australian government agencies are failing to measure if their delivery of services through online channels is effective. Now, the Federal Government wants more interaction with the public. It wants to learn from other industries how to use games and social media to engage with the community, according to the …

10 types of viral content

Viral content helps to increase the visibility on Google, Bing, Yahoo or Ask Jeeves search engines. Social networking sharing is viral content that can drive backlinks to your website. So how does this work? Social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Google+ and Twitter are great ways to create some content, either an image or better …

The Best Performing Facebook Ad Campaigns

Advertising campaigns and projects launched on Facebook have a highly effective hold on the average Facebook user. The social networking site, which recently floated on the stock market, is a fantastic outlook for advertisers to get their message across. However not all ad campaigns are a form of promotion of a company’s good and services. …

The Most Active Brands on Google+

There is much attention and interest surrounding Google’s new social networking site. The Google+ phenomenon was designed by the company to rival Facebook and at first it appeared as a credible and viable alternative to Mark Zuckerberg’s popular social network creation. However the fascination does appear to have died down somewhat since Google+ was launched …