How Christina Blount Presnell of YarnMountain.com, uses Google+

Christina Blount Presnell

Christina Blount Presnell is the owner of YarnMountain.com a global web store run from Harrisonburg, in the mountains of Virginia in the USA. She has been at the forefront of using Google+ to find new customers to build her business. Her main objective of using Social media/Google+ is to reach her market with a focus on building connections and community with her customers. Christina says that community (Google+ has a community building platform built within it which is also integrated with Google+ Hangouts video conferencing) gives the customers something to do and share around the … [Read more...]

How Louis Gray, blogger, uses social media

Louis Gray of Google

Louis Gray is one of the Worlds top technology bloggers at LouisGray.com and also works for Google in Silicon Valley currently running Google Developers Live. So as he has to keep up with everything in the tech world and everything in the Google world he is a good person to ask to find out how he finds the time for social media as well. Louis’s objective of using social media is to share, learn and find things out quickly in real time. He sees social media and email as something that happens between things, between tasks. The way Louis organizes his use of social media is to take care of … [Read more...]

How Jonathan Sorum, Google Enterprise, uses social media

2011 profile pic Jono

Jonathan works for Google in the Enterprise Applications Business helping businesses migrate to the cloud. The way he balances his use of social media both internally and externally is very insightful. Jonathan, internally within Google, sees himself as consumer and contributor of social media from being part of certain Circles (Circles are the way that Google+) Google’s social network) is organized, a natural way to have people in various circles/groups) some being more technically focused some more company news focused. As far as external tools are concerned, although Twitter has … [Read more...]

How Thomas Morffew, Google+ Coach, uses social media

Thomas Morffew on Google

Thomas Morffew is an authority on all things Google, especially Google+. Living in the Uk, he coaches, trains, comments and creates content around Google through 2 main sites gplusresource.com and the thegpluscoach.com. Thomas feels that social media is all about being a way to better organize information, the way we receive it and the way we share it. The main way he uses social media is through his Android phone (Android being Google’s mobile operating system) with Google plus being his main social platform. Thomas explains how he sees Google becoming more important because they are … [Read more...]

100 Awesome Marketing Charts – brilliance from Hubspot

100 awesome marketing charts

If you were after some great marketing charts to put in a presentation to help justify expenditure on social media, search engine optimisation for your website, or more online/digital marketing such as webinars or virtual events look no further than this excellent 134 slide downloadable presentation from Hubspot - http://www.hubspot.com/charts What I love more than anything are the summary slide messages at the end of each chapter: Go inbound or go home – brilliant justification for why traditional marketing isnt effective, costs more etc If Google cant find you neither will anyone … [Read more...]