Which social network should I use for my business?

Are you considering using social media as a marketing tool for your company?

Do you know which social networks your company should be using?

When getting started with social media marketing one of two things tend to happen:

1. You get overwhelmed with the choice of networks and give up on starting

2. You join them all and make them all part of your strategy.

Those sound familiar with you? [Read more…]

How to change your Google+ email, and why it’s dangerous!

Despite Google+ being one of the top social networks, it’s still relatively new.

The standard functionality you would expect is working well and looks good, yet digging deeper into the network will uncover holes that haven’t yet been plugged.

This article is not a dig about Google+, it’s aim is first explain how to change your email address on your Google+ account, and then highlight some of the problems that could occur as a result. [Read more…]

The importance of promoting your posts [with stats!]

It’s pretty obvious that getting people to view your content means you have to get out there and promote it.

Google is still the number 1 source of traffic to a lot of websites, with social media coming a distant second.

This is certainly true here on StuffedWeb so I wanted to see whether I could get away with not promoting my posts, and it not have a negative impact on the number of visitors to this website.

I know what you’re thinking… “Of course it will have a negative impact”.

But you never really know until you try these things right? [Read more…]

How to add a Google+ circle button to your posts and pages

You may have noticed I have been writing about Google+ a little more than normal recently.

My justification of this is that the more you use it, the more beneficial it is.

Within some of the posts you would have noticed a ‘Circle me’ button.

This article will show you how to add a Google+ circle button within the content of your posts or pages within WordPress.

The button will allow you to ask your readers to circle you and grow your connections, which in turn will boost your search engine ranking and increase the potential of people finding / commenting on / sharing your latest posts. [Read more…]

3 Chrome extensions to improve your Google+ efficiency

Are you a regular Google+ user?

Do you want to know about some tools that will make your time and process on Google+ more efficient?

Well today is your lucky day.

I have 3 tools that you can add to your Google Chrome browser that will not only make Google+ easier to use, but will save you a lot of time and hassle. [Read more…]

Everything you need to know about Google+ in one place!

As someone who is promoting content online, Google+ is a must.

Not only does your activity on the network filter through to Google’s search results, but your profile can also be a boost to your website.

As there is already loads of content about Google+ across the internet, I have pulled together the best of the best, just for you.

This article contains links to other sources about specific parts of Google+ and what you need to know. [Read more…]

Are you on Google+ yet?

Google+ has been around for over a year now and is already the second largest social platform around.

As someone who is promoting a website, Google+ is not one of those websites that you can ignore from your online marketing strategy.

Here are some common reasons why people don’t use Google+: [Read more…]

How to track social media buttons with Google Analytics

Social Media is a vital part to a successful online presence.

As companies continue to realise its importance, they are adding more and more social buttons to their websites.

Those buttons might consist of typical share buttons that you see at the end of posts, or they might consist of Twitter’s ‘follow’ button, or LinkedIn’s follow button.

No matter what buttons you include on your website, you should be tracking how many people click on them, and which pages the buttons have most success on.

This article will take you through the steps to set up the Google Analytics Social Plugin report within your WordPress website. [Read more…]

The easy way to create video for social media

Video is one of the best ways to connect with and engage your audience.

It allows you to publish your content in a completely different way to the standard blog posts or FAQ pages.

People often mistakenly think that creating video for your social media efforts is a challenging thing.

Let me tell you, it’s not.

It is often quicker to create than writing a blog post!

This article will tell you what you need to create your own videos for your social media accounts. [Read more…]

How to get your Facebook page higher in Google and Facebook search

Every business that uses Facebook will want their pages to be high up in the list when someone searches for your brand on either Google, or Facebook search.

However by creating a page, you don’t automatically receive the rights to be at the top of the search results.

This article will take you through the steps required to optimise your pages for search engines. [Read more…]