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Is Your Business Going Google? New Google+ Features Released.

Is Your Business Going Google? New Google+ Features Released.

If you're like many businesses, you're already using several Google products, like GMail, Google Docs, or Google+. Google knows that more and more businesses are operating "in the cloud" and has stated that they want to make that process smoother for businesses. Today, in a blog post, Google has announced a number of new features for businesses and Google+.

Google Chrome for iOS adds Google+ Sharing

Google Chrome for iOS adds Google+ Sharing

Have you tried Google Chrome on your iPhone yet? As part of the ongoing "war" between Google and Apple, Google recently released Chrome for iOS. Today, the first update to the app was released and the featured update was the addition of Share to Google+.

We've all been familiar with Safari's share options. When viewing a website in Safari on your iPhone or iPad, you can opt to share that site via email. As of the last iOS update Twitter support was added. Now, if you're using Chrome for iOS you can share easily to email and Twitter as well as Facebook and Google+.

Are Vanity URLs Important?

Are Vanity URLs Important?

Google+ has announced in a blog post that they are going to begin rolling out "vanity URLs." They say, "Today we’re introducing custom URLs to make it even easier for people to find your profile on Google+. A custom URL is a short, easy to remember web address that links directly to your profile or page on Google+."

HootSuite Adds Google+ Pages For All

HootSuite Adds Google+ Pages For All

HootSuite, the social media account management tool, has opened up their support for Google+ Pages to all user accounts. Previously, this capability was only open to Enterprise level customers. Business owners are encouraged to use tools like HootSuite to better manage their social networks and internet marketing initiatives.

According to HootSuite's Blog:

HootSuite is pleased to announce that Google+ Pages is now available to nearly 5 million users worldwide!

Google+ App Updated, iPad Support Added

Google+ App Updated, iPad Support Added

Google has released an update to their iPhone app for Google+. Google+ users will now enjoy integration of the recent Google+ new feature, Events. In addition, users can attach Instant Upload photos to posts and start and join Hangouts.

Perhaps more importantly, the Google+ app now sports full iPad support! Update or install the app on your device now and you'll immediately be able to take advantage of these new features.

Google notes that it designed the new app with the iPad in mind. In its blog post, the company pointed out some new, interactive features:

What's the best social network for business?

What's the best social network for business?

We're often asked by our business clients which social network should they use. Certainly, most businesses should have a presence on almost all social media platforms in order to reach the broadest possible audience, but surely one is better than others for business, right? We'll review the top networks and how they can be used for business and perhaps we'll find an answer to that question.

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