GOOGLE PLUS: A LESSON FOR ALL OF US, INCLUDING GOOGLE

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Google Plus, Social Media 25 Comments

Over on Facebook, my friend and colleague, Tim Corcoran, a senior executive with Hubbard One, posted a link to an MSNBC Technolog story about Google+, which stated there was a 60% drop in use after a 1200% surge in users after opening up to the public in mid-September.
Tim said:
“I joined G+ the first week, but haven’t spent more than 10 minutes there since.  90% of …

GOOGLE PLUS: WHERE DO I START?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Google Plus, Social Media 8 Comments

I’ve been sharing my link to Google Plus invites this week, which prompted a visitor named Julie to ask if I had any tips on where she should start.
I figured that as long as I was sharing this with her, I might as well expand upon it and share it with you.
Here we go…
Where do I start on Google+? …

NO GOOGLE PLUS BUSINESS PAGES YET? GOOD!?

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Google Plus, Social Media 4 Comments

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As you probably know by now, Google launched its mammoth Social Networking site, Google+, 3 weeks ago.  In 3 weeks, they have accumulated approximately 20 million members, and they still haven’t opened it up to everyone yet.
In case you haven’t noticed, Google isn’t allowing business pages yet.  They made that clear after the 1st day, letting businesses know they …

GOOGLE PLUS: IT’S EARLY BUT INTERESTING.

Nancy Myrland All Posts, Google Plus, Social Media 41 Comments

Those who know me won’t be surprised that I’ve been poking around in Google+ since it launched last week. It has many layers, but I thought I’d share a few early observations with you.
Google+ is an interesting site to be sure. I think it will definitely be very popular, but it has a long way to go. Google+ is, admittedly, in …