09 Jul 2012
I’ve discussed the benefits of Google Semantic Search and Google AdWords Remarketing for businesses over the last month or two, but a Hangout on Google+ (I’ll explain in a bit) with two colleagues got me thinking that I should look at Google’s social network again and, in particular, how it works for businesses.
First of all, it’s clear that Google+ hasn’t been the competitor for Facebook that Google originally intended. However, that isn’t to say that it won’t be – I think it has the features to become a popular business tool, especially for SMEs.
Let’s start with the Hangout …
15 Nov 2011
Another week, another Google business application launch. I talked about the unveiling of Google Analytics Real-Time and what it means for tracking business website performance in October and this week, the company has announced the introduction of Google+ Business Pages.
This move comes as no surprise (the only surprise perhaps being that it hadn’t happened sooner) as Google continues in its attempt to create a social network on the scale of Facebook. The extension of Google+ Pages to include business pages sees the search engine giant expand its battle with its rival.
And why wouldn’t Google want to replicate the …