Archive for the ‘Google +1’ Category

Is Google’s AuthorRank (Rel=Author) really worth all the fuss?

Are you an author? Do you write content that is published online? You’ll want to pay attention to this! I recently decided to (finally) have a go at tackling Google’s somewhat elusive authorship code. I admit I was sceptical about it. As a freelance writer who has written for numerous blogs over the past few […]

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Authorship Importance Explained in 3 Steps

There is no longer the worry of; what happens to my content once it’s online? Aren’t I just shoving it out into the ether? Can’t people just scrape it and claim it for their own? Not any longer. With various discussions going on in the search world about Authorship Tags, we’re taking the time to […]

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Google+ Promotes Quality

Earlier this week I put up a post on Google+ and the benefits of circles and how they actually manage to promote quality through their innovative design – ‘Well, something I have noticed since becoming part of Google+ is that this social platform inadvertently (or perhaps advertently), promotes quality. Whether it’s quality comments, content, shares […]

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Google+ Interview on Usability

In a recent report Google+ was said to have over 90 million users however, despite it’s high numbers the network is still considered by people with skepticism. Who’s really using it? Why not just stick with Facebook? What’s so special about yet another social networking service? Well, we here at a451 sent one of our […]

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Google Terminates Products:

  Google announced two days ago that it is dropping 7 more of the products which it offers including:   Google Wave Google Bookmarks List Google Friends Connect Google Gears Google Search Timeline Knol Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal Google has spoken about the shutting of some of its products on its official blog stating: […]

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Google + Open For Business!

Google has now announced and released the ability for brands, businesses and non-human entities to participate in its Google+ Social Network. This has been a long awaited innovation to the Google+ network that is still trying to gain momentum. Before now Google deleted pages from businesses that used the social network in spite of it’s […]

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Google+ for Google Apps Accounts

Google announced yesterday that Google Apps users will be able to have Google + Accounts. That means that Google Apps users will have access to all the features that Google+ user’s have. I started a Google+ account on my personal Gmail address some time ago but haven’t really used it to any great extent. I […]

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Google +1

Another interesting development is Google’s announcement of the future launch of +1. Google have yet to roll this out and is only trialling it with a limited number of users but what it effectively does is to allow users to vote for content they like. When fully launched a button will appear beside search results […]

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