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Business dictates the best, worst times for social media

Social media never sleeps, but it does take a breather once in a while. Usually, those rest periods are determined by our work schedules, not our social engagement, because business shapes social media usage now more than ever. For example, Facebook, the 800-pound gorilla of social media, emerges from repose as the workday begins and […]

How to Claim a Google Plus Vanity (Custom) URL

Written by Rachel Howe Back in October, Google announced a fantastic update to Google +: Vanity URLs. This now allows the ability for users to create custom URLs that are easier to remember (like google.com/+ZeonSolutions). In order to claim your vanity URL, you must meet the following criteria: Have a profile photo At least 10 followers […]

Why We're only in the Early Days of Social Search

Mashable’s Samantha Murphy has an interesting article on “Why We’re in the Early Days of Social Search“.  She correctly notes that we haven’t seen anything yet from social search. While I personally use Google about 90% of the time.  I find that I hit twitter about 5% of the time for very specific searches that […]

Why We’re only in the Early Days of Social Search

Mashable’s Samantha Murphy has an interesting article on “Why We’re in the Early Days of Social Search“.  She correctly notes that we haven’t seen anything yet from social search. While I personally use Google about 90% of the time.  I find that I hit twitter about 5% of the time for very specific searches that […]

Google Plus’ Value as a Search Ranking Tool

I just read an interesting article about Google Plus as a search ranking tool by Kelvin Newman. He posted it back in July but for it’s age it’s still very interesting.  I’ve wondered myself why Google decided to join the fray and compete against a facebook behemoth that already has the advantage of millions of […]

Google Plus' Value as a Search Ranking Tool

I just read an interesting article about Google Plus as a search ranking tool by Kelvin Newman. He posted it back in July but for it’s age it’s still very interesting.  I’ve wondered myself why Google decided to join the fray and compete against a facebook behemoth that already has the advantage of millions of […]