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Brand Your HOA to Positively Impact Your Audience

Brand Your HOA to Positively Impact Your Audience

Businesses are using HOAs to educate, entertain and engage their audience on a variety of topics, but many are unaware of all the branding opportunities they're missing.

Does anyone still use the Messages app? Facebook and Google+ both offer alternatives.

Does anyone still use the Messages app? Facebook and Google+ both offer alternat

Facebook has released an update for their Messenger app, the stand-alone app that makes chatting with your Facebook friends more convenient. The updated app sports a fresh design that's in line with the new iOS7 look and feel, but it also adds the ability to message anyone who has text messaging. You can access your contacts and message them, or tap in a phone number and send that person a text message as well.

Does this sound familiar?

Google+ Improves Hangouts, Images and Movies and makes them Awesome!

Google+ Improves Hangouts, Images and Movies and makes them Awesome!

Google welcomed us into a converted warehouse this morning for coffee, where beautiful photography was on display, and was the focus of a series of announcements. Over the past two years, Google+ has seen tremendous growth, now boasting over 540 million acive users (within the past 30 days), and over 1.5 billion photos uploaded each week. As they have throughout these two years, Google continues to implement improvements and new features for the Google+ platform to make it an easier, richer experience for all users.

Google Turns Hangouts into Complete Communication Tool

Google Turns Hangouts into Complete Communication Tool

Google added some really interesting capabilities to the Hangouts app over the weekend. With the update, Hangout users can use the app to call any phone number within the US or Canada for free with their iPhone, iPad or even iPod Touch (and with Android devices, thanks to a previous update). They can also receive calls using their Google Voice number.

Google+ Hangouts App Gets Big Update

Google+ Hangouts App Gets Big Update

When Google created the standalone app for Google+ Hangouts, it received mixed reviews. Conceptually, it is fantastic. Rather than bury text and video communication within the Google+ app, it's far easier to access that functionality when it's separate, particularly since it's the kind of activity you'd want to get at quickly.

Google Hangouts Powering the Future of Conferences: #TFT13

Google Hangouts Powering the Future of Conferences: #TFT13

Have you ever been to conference? if not, you're really missing out, and should find one for your industry right away. Conferences provide attendees with access to some of the brightest minds and influencers for that industry, and give you an opportunity to reenergize yourself in ways that you cannot possibly do on your own.

Get a Handle on Hangout Requests

Get a Handle on Hangout Requests

Google has released a new stand-alone app and unified communication platform for Hangouts.

Google+ and Google Search Highlights from Google IO13

Google+ and Google Search Highlights from Google IO13

Google held their 6th annual developers conference this week called Google I/O 13, and during the keynote address, some amazing new features and developments were announced.

Promoting Content with Google+

Promoting Content with Google+

Many bloggers stop the promotion of their content on social media sites at Facebook and Twitter. While Facebook and Twitter are great ways to spread the word about new and existing content, it is by no means the only relevant social media platform available to bloggers.

Google+ offers improvements across the board.

Google+ offers improvements across the board to save time and efficiency.

Google+ has implemented quite a few significant improvements and changes this week that we wanted to let you know about.

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