Google Plus to Shut Down: How does This Affects Local Business

Google (the big Internet giant, the Big Daddy) and its products have become an indispensable part of any business online. Whether it is search algorithms or local listings, you have to take into account the Big Daddy, its products and the policies thereon to thrive and flourish online. Whenever the Internet giant makes changes in search algorithms, launches or closes its products, the world starts shaking out of ambiguity. The hottest topic of the discussion … Read more

Google Plus Starts Rolling out Custom Profile Links

I had an email from Google that they had pre-selected a custom URI for my profile and I was quick to accept it.  My custom Google+ profile URL no longer contains that long crazy number string and Google Plus was far behind other services in letting you hand out a simplified profile URL you can just share with your friends that had your name or brand in the URL itself.  (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and just … Read more

The New Google Plus Appearance

Have you checked out the Google Plus appearance update yet?  It is the most significant visual update so far on the network and is akin to Facebook going Timelines as far as how much it changes the layout of your Google Plus interface. Hangouts is now given it’s own direct button which is one of the strongest features of Google+ in addition everything just navigates faster and the trending on the right very much reminds … Read more