Larry Page: Google+ hits 10m users

After two weeks of operation as an invite only beta service, Google+ has amassed over 10m members, Google CEO Larry Page said yesterday.

Speaking at Google’s quarterly earnings announcement, Page, who posted his quarterly meeting address on his Google+ page, said the company had “substantially increased our velocity and execution this quarter--a key goal of mine since taking over as CEO”.

Google’s new social network still has some way to go to compete with the likes of Facebook and...

By Matt Henkes, 15 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing.

10 Quick Google+ Tips and Tricks

With Google+ invites being distributed more freely, it’s really awesome to see more people joining in. One of the most important factors of a social network is that it gets adopted and used by all your friends and the people you like to follow and stay connected to.

The awesome thing about Google+ is that you can add anyone that’s on the network to one of your Circles and follow them. Another bonus is that they will never know which Circle they’re in, potentially saving users from insulting...

By imod.co.za, 13 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing, Social Media Marketing.

Facebook vs Google+ [infographic]

There’s been a lot of talk about Facebook and Google+ over the past few weeks since Google+ was launched. A lot of people think Google+ will gain more traction than Facebook, but on the flip side, a lot of people don’t think Google+ has a chance.

I’m on the fence and right now I think that it’s going to take Google+ a hell of a lot of work to become anything like Facebook. Facebook has 750 million users, that’s a huge number of people and although Google’s audience...

By imod.co.za, 13 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing.

Searching Google by Images

In an ideal world, searching anything on the internet you would have to physically type a query into a search engine field. However, what happens when you need to search to find “data” about “data”? Before you get confused, let me explain.

By Web AddiCT(s), 12 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing.

Google+ awaits iOS app approval

Google is waiting to find out if a mobile version of its new social networking platform will be approved by Apple for use on iPhones and iPads.

Although neither company have commented, a Google employee wrote on her Google+ page that the app was waiting for approval.

“For my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App store (no not today, sometime prior to today) and is awaiting approval,” she wrote.

Apple has a strict app vetting process, and has rejected Google...

By Matt Henkes, 06 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing, Social Media Marketing.

How to import your Facebook friends into Google+

I remember when LinkedIn added functionality allowing you to invite your contacts from all over the place. This certainly played a huge role in the success that LinkedIn has gained, as in my opinion, success is determined by engagement on social networks, which boils down to having lots of connected people.

Google+ is no different, the more people and the more interaction, the more success and it would appear that others feel the same way. Mohamed Mansour is a developer who’s created a Chrome...

By imod.co.za, 05 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing, Social Media Marketing.

Why move from Facebook to Google+?

I came across an incredibly interesting post outlining reasons why you should move to Google+ from Facebook. I’ve been waiting for these types of posts for a couple days now and am thrilled to see then popping up.

I’ve been using Google+ for a while, but can’t say that I really have my mind around it, like I do Facebook, but I can see potential.

Anyway, here are the nine reasons as well as a link to the original website if you want a...

By imod.co.za, 02 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing, Social Media Marketing.

Google+ stole the circles idea?

What’s a weekend without a chuckle?

Well, I came across this one whilst surfing around Google+ this morning and felt I’d share it with all of you, the social media junkies should have a decent laugh:

By imod.co.za, 02 July 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Search Marketing.