December 19, 2011

Everloop: The social network for tweens

by JD Lasica

Got kids? Then you’ll want to know about a social network that does a solid job of providing a social experience for children and tweens that’s safe, secure — and not totally lame.

I first met Everloop CEO Hilary DeCesare at the Stanford Summit last year, and caught up with her a short while back at the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, the third name for the perenniel event put on by the AlwaysOn Network at Stanford University.

Everloop fills an important gap in social networking, giving kids up to age 13 a secure online environment where they can interact and communicate with their friends and peers. Continue reading

November 16, 2011

Set up your Google+ brand page the right way

by Chris Abraham

Last week, I wrote Max SEO with 8 simple Google+ steps before Google opened up G+ Brand Pages, so first go read what I wrote in the previous post (because all of the advice still applies). In this post, we’ll work on setting up your brand page right away in the right way. If you follow these steps, you’ll be as well-placed as possible. Continue reading

November 9, 2011

Free Social Media for Financial Services Webinar

by Chris Abraham

My colleague Mike Moran over at Biznology is offering a complimentary 30-minute webinar, Organizational Social Media for Financial Services: How to Start from Within, on Nov. 15 from 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST. Registration is free and it promises to help the financial services industry make social work for their financial services business: How ready is your organization for social … Continue reading

November 9, 2011

Max SEO with 8 simple Google+ steps

by Chris Abraham

Get the most out of Google+ with these eight simple steps to help you gain the best search visibility. Get higher real-time web search ranking results in Google Search and optimize your SEO with a G+ strategy. Continue reading

November 2, 2011

Here’s why it make sense to use Google Plus

by Chris Abraham

Wondering why you should get involved with another social networking site? If you want to improve reach, cross post to Google Plus in addition to Facebook and Twitter and add some oomph to your SEO. Continue reading

October 19, 2011

Inbound marketing the way nature intended

by Chris Abraham

When it comes to inbound marketing, honesty and transparency reign supreme. When it comes to blogger outreach, Socialmedia.biz’s Chris Abraham advises, ‘be honest and everything else will follow. No tricks. No sleight-of-hand. Just honest, reaching out with relevant material.’ Continue reading