Creating Content Google Loves

Onclusive

A couple weeks ago I had the express pleasure of meeting up with Sally Falkow, founder of Meritus Media, at the PR News Google Conference in San Francisco.

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An Introduction to Google Primer

Ronn Torossian

In October, 2014, Google released its newest Apple iOS app, “Primer.” What is Google Primer? Google realized that not all first-time marketers know [.]. The post An Introduction to Google Primer appeared first on Ronn Torossian 5W Public Relations CEO Blog.

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Google’s Turn On The Hot Seat: A PR View

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Considering his status as “one of the most powerful people on the planet,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai has kept a low profile. But this week, after Google skipped earlier Congressional hearings involving his peers at Twitter and Facebook, Pichai had his moment under pressure.

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How Google Crafted Its Communications When It Exited China

Ishmael's Corner

Google is once again in the news for a decision on China. According to the news report, Google is considering a move to re-enter the China market, this time with a search engine that capitulates to government authorities. The post How Google Crafted Its Communications When It Exited China appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations.

Infographic: Your Google My Business checklist

PR Daily

You know you want to rank for local SEO and that your Google business profile is important, but you’re not sure where to start. It starts with creating an optimized Google My Business profile. . To learn more about creating your Google My Business profile, read the full infographic.

Google’s Content Rules

The Proactive Report

And since Google dominates the search market, it pays to develop content that meets Google’s quality guidelines and ranking rules. Google’s Aims. The Google Algorithm. Google is all about earned links. Google looks for third-party endorsement.

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As Google overhauls its culture, it strives for transparency

PR Daily

Google wants to clear the air about its culture of harassment—but that means letting specifics emerge. As we reported on PR Daily : Pichai tried to position Google’s history as part of a national reckoning—and to deflect blame for the company’s actions before he became CEO.

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Creative Uses for Google Analytics in Public Relations

Shift Communications

During a PRSA Boston event, Matthew Raven, VP of Marketing Technology at SHIFT Communications, presented an insightful discussion about the power of Google Analytics and how it can serve PR professionals. Google Analytics is great for measurement, but it can have an impact on strategy as well.

Google Earns Positive PR On Diversity – Under Duress

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Simmering issues of diversity and gender discrimination in the tech industry were spotlighted this week when an internal memo penned by a Google engineer went viral, causing a public relations earthquake for the company. So, how should Google have handled the controversy?

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Google goes emoji

PR Daily

At long last, Google is becoming emoji friendly. Simply tweet an emoji and use the @Google handle to mention the company, and you’ll receive listings for nearby locations and searches that are relevant to the emoji you use. This week, Google made available 200 emoji Tweet functions.

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Google says pay equity study shows men were underpaid

PR Daily

Google hopes its latest internal findings will ease the tension around pay equity. As part of a national debate over equal access and compensation, Google has been a key target for criticism about workplace discrimination and bias. Others questioned how Google positioned its news.

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Google pushes new ads in bid to outpace Amazon and Instagram

PR Daily

Investors are concerned about sluggish advertising growth and Google’s ability to compete with its top online rivals. Google wants a bigger piece of the online advertising pie—and that means competing with Amazon and Instagram for shoppers.

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How to show up in Google’s ‘featured snippets’

PR Daily

When users search for products or services on their phones, Google features some brands at the top, boosting their visibility and performance. Google’s featured snippets —the boxes with select information that appear before full search results—have become increasingly important.

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What will Google penalize your organization for?

PR Daily

The influence of Google on business is unquestionable. If a business isn’t ranking well in Google’s search results, it’s losing potential profits. You’ll be able to compare the content visible on your page to the content fetched by Google.

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3 Ways Google My Business Can Attract Local Clients

The Proactive Report

Google recently revealed that every one in three Google searches has local intent. One of the best ways to do this is with a complete, verified, and optimized Google My Business listing. How Google My Business Attracts More Clients.

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Google removes search results from some queries

PR Daily

Google says it knows the best answer to your question. will now only generate a Google answer for mobile devices. The change could have an impact on businesses that optimize their websites to appear in Google search results—and some websites may see a drop in traffic from the move.

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Google and Facebook throw money into local news

PR Daily

Google is launching software to help local news publishers, and Facebook is donating to organizations that support journalism. Google first promised to invest in local news to the tune of $300 million and has helped launch a publishing platform with WordPress. Google is spending $1.2

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Oh, Come on, Charlie Brown! Let Google Hold the Football for You [Google+]

Sword and the Script

The main event was a product manager from Google being piped in on a big screen from the west coast to evangelize for its social network, Google+. In the next five years, he said, Google+ will be Google. Google+ Hope and Hype. Then Google gave up.

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Infographic: How to bolster your SEO performance on Google

PR Daily

Is your website fully optimized for Google Search users? Google holds the crown with 92.2% That means focusing on Google can be a great way to prioritize. Offer information for Google Snippets. Provide tags for Google Lens search results.

Using Data from Google Tools to Boost Your PR Pitches

Shift Communications

As one of the only public relations agencies that is a Google Analytics Certified Partner, we are always looking to see how we can use Google’s tools and programs to strengthen both our PR and marketing teams’ efforts. Google Trends. Google Correlate. Think with Google.

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Google Confirms Quality Update

The Proactive Report

Google has acknowledged and confirmed that the “Phantom Update” many publishers suspected had occurred in May is real. The update is about how Google assesses content quality and there were changes to its core ranking algorithm in terms of how it processes quality signals.

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Fix Google Analytics Referral Spam

Shift Communications

Attention Google Analytics: you have a problem that desperately needs your attention. While we wait for a permanent solution from Google, we’ve developed a way for our clients and friends to avoid this issue from affecting their decision-making. Google is working on a solution.

Google Plus announces redesign

PR Daily

Communicators who still use Google Plus may notice design changes; the platform is getting a makeover. Now focused around interests, the new Google+ is much simpler. In June, Google’s vice president of Streams, Photos and Sharing, Bradley Horowitz, said that the platform “is not dead.”

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Yielding to pressure, Google sets minimum wage, adds benefits for temps

PR Daily

For Google, that meant turning to media outlets to share its news. Google’s mission is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible.” Google routinely denies TVCs access to information that is relevant to our jobs and our lives. PR Google tech

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Google admits ‘error’ in failing to tell consumers about Nest microphone

PR Daily

Can Google reassure rattled customers? Google put a microphone in its Nest Secure hub—the control pad for its home security system—but didn’t tell consumers about it. Others worry that smart speakers, such as Google Home or Amazon’s Alexa, could spy on consumers in their homes.

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Google clamps down on political debate at work

PR Daily

For Google, the political debate happening in employee forums has spilled out into the public sphere, prompting the company to take a stand against political posturing at work. Now Google says it wants employees to focus on work and leave their politics at the door. Just ask Google.

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How to Boost Your Reputation on Google

Cision

You Google them. They Google you. But, did you know that what people see when they Google you is within your control? Two years ago, if you typed “Christina Daves” (my name) into Google, the singer Christina Aguilera would be at the top of search results.

Google races to shutter Google+ after huge second data breach

PR Daily

Google has reported another data breach affecting users of its social media platform Google+, and this time the numbers are a lot bigger. Google had reported that a security flaw had allowed. Others are questioning Google’s ability to safeguard consumer data.

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Apple and Google mum amid outrage over Saudi wife-tracking app

PR Daily

This has been true for tech companies Apple and Google, which support app marketplaces. Both Google and Apple officials have been slow to offer a strong response. ” NPR also reached out to Google, but the company has not responded. Okay Google, what the hell??? "The

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How PR pros can tap Google Analytics for measurement

PR Daily

Here are some website metrics available in Google Analytics to help you parse the data you will need when presenting monthly results to your senior leadership team: Website traffic. The post How PR pros can tap Google Analytics for measurement appeared first on PR Daily.

Google Job Description: Doodle This

Ishmael's Corner

I expected more from the Google job description in its search for the next Doodler. The post Google Job Description: Doodle This appeared first on Storytelling Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Business Communications Storytelling Writing branding business storytelling google dooge Google job description google job descriptions writing job descriptionsThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations.

Is this the end for Google+?

Shift Communications

In a vague post late Sunday night, it was confirmed that Google was heading in the direction of dismantling Google+ into separate products – Streams and Photos. While an active user base may have been the goal for Google+, it wasn’t the only one. Google+ google social media

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Using Google Analytics to Inform your B2B Tech PR Program

Shift Communications

I work on the B2B tech team, and leveraging Google metrics and analytics to dig deeper into a media hit has helped show our clients the value of securing mentions in niche technology publications. You may have noticed already that we talk a lot about data-driven PR at SHIFT.

As Google Authorship Ends, Finger Pointing Begins

Sword and the Script

Googler John Muller announced in a Google+ update that Google was ending its Authorship project. After over two years of Google encouraging webmasters to add authorship to their pages, Google drops the feature cold,” read the subhead a Marketing Land article about the announcement.

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Google announces changes to ad services prior to $1.69 billion antitrust fine

PR Daily

Google’s PR team was sent scrambling to make its position clear ahead of an expensive ruling in Europe. billion antitrust fine against Google—the third fine that the tech giant has received for interfering with competition. Google profits were nearly $31 billion in 2018.

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How To Use Google Apps to be More Productive and Awesome

Cision

Recently, Google announced that it is updating its Google Voice App for the first time in five years. I also use Google Docs and Drive to collaborate on different projects, and I use Gmail as my primary email address. Google Voice. Google Contacts. Google Docs.

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Alphabet shutters Google+ following data breach

PR Daily

Google+ is finally closing its doors following a report that forced Google to disclose a data breach that might have affected hundreds of thousands of users. Google said in a. CNBC reported: Google.

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How Google’s algorithm tweak puts new pressure on marketers

PR Daily

With its latest move to improve the consumer experience, Google might be fettering online marketers. Search Engine Land reported : Searchers, along with SEOs, have complained over the years that sometimes Google shows too many listings for the top search results from the same domain name.

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Google, you Complete Me! (A warm Thanksgiving tale)

Flack's Revenge

After some digging (using Google, natch), I discovered that the new Gmail feature is called Smart Compose. Google, you rock! Unfortunately I can do little else because my smart home, powered by Google Nest and other IoT devices, has staged a revolt.

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8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

PR Daily

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine. Google has a bevy of helpful products —many of which are completely free. If you are a digital marketer, PR pro or just someone keen on learning relevant skills, Google is a priceless resource. Google Page Speed.

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