Alternative for Google Alerts
Fill the Funnel
MARCH 26, 2013
The demise of Google Reader has gotten all the attention over the last two weeks but for those in sales and marketing, another favorite web tool also appears to be on it last legs – Google Alerts. Mention provides much richer, deeper capabilities than Google Alerts.
Smart Web Form Lead Capture Process Using Google Forms
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Pipeliner has solved this issue with the Pipeliner Google Add-On. This tools enables you to use your Google forms attached to your website as a lead generation tool for Pipeliner CRM. Pipeliner Google Add-On enables you to capture leads, opportunities, accounts and contacts […].
Google Retires Google Authorship
AUGUST 29, 2014
Google announced yesterday that after three years, the company has retired Google Authorship. Authorship joins other retired Google products like Google Reader to face an early Google grave. Did you use Google Authorship?
Google Releases Penguin 3
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Great news for small business that have been waiting for Google to update the Penguin algorithm! We’re happy to report that Google has finally started releasing Penguin 3 and will continue to roll it out over the next few weeks.
Google Knocks out Authorship Photos
JULY 2, 2014
Google is making big changes to its Authorship program that are stirring up mixed feelings amongst content creators. Many small businesses with a penchant for producing quality content flocked to Google Authorship. Is Google Authorship still worth it?
How to Prepare for Google’s New ‘Author Rank’
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
Right around the same time that Google+ was introduced in June 2011, Google formally announced the Google authorship program , where authors could link their content to a Google+ profile and identify it to Google in search rankings.
Google to Alphabet and a New Model for Organisational Growth
AUGUST 12, 2015
Google founders Sergey and Larry have the knack of doing unconventional things. They have done it again by giving birth to a parent company for Google – Alphabet. This is a good thing for the ideas that Google is going after.
5 Ways to Maximize Google Webmaster Tools for Better SEO
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Google Webmaster Tools is a powerful resource for website owners, webmasters and SEOs alike. Once you’ve set up Google Webmaster Tools , you might be wondering what to do next. If you need basic tips, check out our Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools.
How to Get Star Ratings for Your Site in the Google Search Results
JANUARY 25, 2017
Ever done a Google search and noticed that some sites have star ratings next to their listings, while most don’t? Or it could be Google’s own “My Business” section. And obviously the review site Google trusts more than any other is it’s own.
Techy Tuesday – Be In The Know With Google Alerts
MTD Sales Training
JANUARY 10, 2012
With over 620 million visitors to the site every day, who produce more than 87 billion worldwide searches every month, Google should be considered any business’ first point of call when it comes to building a successful online presence.
When Google Says You’re a Nobody
A Sales Guy
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
What happens when you Google your name? Is what you find when you google your name, consistent with who you are? People expect to find who and what they are looking for when they Google something and if they don’t they become suspect.
Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool
JANUARY 6, 2016
Google Analytics is one powerful — and free — website analysis tool that can help you better understand your current and potential customers. It’s easy to see why Google Analytics is one of the most popular website analysis tools — it’s easy to use.
Voice Expert Arno Fischbacher Uses Pipeliner CRM and Google Calendar to Stay Organized and Drive Business
OCTOBER 2, 2014
The post Voice Expert Arno Fischbacher Uses Pipeliner CRM and Google Calendar to Stay Organized and Drive Business appeared first on Pipeliner CRM Blog. What is Stimme.at?
Google Helpouts Not Ready for Business to Business Markets
Fill the Funnel
DECEMBER 10, 2013
Google’s newest initiative is a tool/service they call Helpouts by Google. It incorporates Google Hangouts, Google Voice Chat, Google Wallet and other Google tools to deliver a service to customers for free or for a fee.
How to Use Google Ad Extensions to Boost Visits to Your Retail Store
MAY 19, 2015
Google defines Ad Extensions as “a type of ad format to show extra information (“extending” from your text ads) about your business.” Two studies commissioned by Google last year confirmed that “local searchers are ready to act.
Sales Motivation Video: What are You Going to Google Today?
The Sales Hunter
APRIL 25, 2016
And Google can be one of the best ways to do that. Do you have a thirst for knowledge? Are you perpetually curious? Successful people don’t stop at curiosity when something piques their interest. They actually track down more information.
Google Changes Search Ranking, Favors Mobile-Friendly Websites
MARCH 10, 2015
Google recently announced a ranking signal change that will favor mobile-friendly websites in search results. What to do about the new changes: Read Google’s guide to mobile-friendly sites. Test your website’s responsiveness on Google’s mobile-friendly test. Log into Google Webmaster Tools and get a list of mobile usability issues across your website using the Mobile Usability Report.
New Changes Coming to Google Adwords
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Just as the seasons are changing, Google Adwords is changing, too. This month, Google Adwords is rolling out some new and exciting changes. Starting September 16th, Google will be upgrading all Search Network and Display campaigns to this new enhanced “Select” version.
A Beginner’s Guide to Google Webmaster Tools
JULY 2, 2014
To keep your website in tip-top shape, you should use Google Webmaster Tools (GWMT). Think of this Google feature like a toolbox full of fine-tuning agents that can help you improve your website. If Google wants to communicate with you, this is where they do it. Google Index.
Google Adds Google Hangouts To Gmail Service
Fill the Funnel
JULY 31, 2012
Gmail and Google+ Hangouts Combine. Google announced that users with both Gmail and Google+ will now be able to initiate a Google Hangout Video chat right from Gmail. I hope to see you in a Google+ Hangout in the near future.
Useful Google Analytics: Goals and Attribution Models
JUNE 2, 2014
Google Analytics (GA) is an excellent free tool used to track and measure website traffic and other factors. If used strategically, Google Analytics can provide you a wealth of beneficial knowledge. Which tools do you find most useful in Google Analytics?
Slapped with a Google Penalty? Here’s How to Bounce Back!
AUGUST 6, 2014
Your traffic has plummeted and your business website has been slapped with a manual penalty from Google. It means you have a variety of links pointing back to your site that violate Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. Spam is pretty high on Google’s “do not do” list.
(not provided): Google Locks Up 100% Keyword Data
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
With the flip of a switch, Google has taken away all (free) keyword data, except for clicks on ads. Google Chrome, Firefox, Apple’s Safari and others have been very active in trying to protect their user’s privacy within their browsers.
Will Google’s Latest Algorithm Change Affect Your Content Marketing Strategy?
Sales Benchmark Index
MARCH 12, 2013
Your ears should perk up when you hear of a major Google algorithm update. Google’s goal is to “help people find the best information on the web”. Do I need to Monitor every Google algorithm change? Google can make up to 600 algorithm changes a year.
Google+ Hangouts – What Do They Do?
Fill the Funnel
SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
Google+ Hangouts – What do they do and how do I participate? While Google recently announced that there are over 400 million Google+ users , it is still one of the least understood web tools on the planet. Original article: Google+ Hangouts – What Do They Do? ©2012
Top 5 Videos from Google’s SEO Guru, Matt Cutts
JUNE 24, 2013
In the SEO world , there’s no bigger name than Matt Cutts, the Head of Webspam at Google (read: the leader of the SEO world.) A few times a week he posts a new YouTube video on the Google Webmaster Help YouTube Channel.
Changes in Google Searches Could Hurt Website Traffic: Learn What to Do
AUGUST 4, 2015
Have you noticed Google is supplying answers to questions right on the search page? This feature, which Google calls Instant Answers is handy, but it can have an adverse effect on your company’s website traffic. Google is constantly making changes like this.
Go Google Me – An Interview with Fred McMurray
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
“Go Google Me” probably should be the mantra of Fred McMurray with three daughters and no sons. Using ISP analytics is probably better than Google analytics. Marketing bestsales practices content marketing Fred McMurray go google increase sales sales results sales training coaching snake oil salesmen social media marketing strategy
Google Unleashes New Unsubscribe Feature for Gmail
AUGUST 8, 2014
Google has significantly simplified the unsubscribe process for Gmail users. Google notes that “making the unsubscribe option easy to find is a win for everyone,” and we agree. Is it the win-win Google says it is?
Why Your Business Should be on Google+
MARCH 4, 2014
Google Plus is not just another social networking website, but more than that, it integrates with the entire Google stable and it carries significant weight in terms of SEO and organic search visibility. Google Plus has been around for some time now.
Google, Microsoft Tell Marketers Only 5% of Emails Reach Their Users
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
The post Google, Microsoft Tell Marketers Only 5% of Emails Reach Their Users appeared first on Salesfusion. Email Marketing B2B Marketing Marketing Automation
5 Tips for Mastering Google's New Inbox
JANUARY 20, 2015
With all of the buzz around Google’s new Inbox , many marketers are running scared and intimidated by what this may mean for their 2015 email marketing strategies, viewing it as yet another obstacle to overcome. Get Your Google Game In Order.
Facebook Introduces New Search Feature – Should Google Be Worried?
DECEMBER 19, 2014
And it doesn’t end there; some news outlets such as Time are stating that “Facebook’s new search feature is a thinly-veiled shot at Google.” The post Facebook Introduces New Search Feature – Should Google Be Worried? Facebook is making changes once again.
How to Sync Google Calendar with Pipeliner CRM
MARCH 5, 2015
Do you use Google for your daily sales activities? Part of the Google office services is the free calendar app or meetings management tool called Google Calendar. You can now sync Google Calendar Appointments with Pipeliner CRM and [.]
Google Penalties – All You Need to Know
APRIL 8, 2014
Penalties from search engines, mainly Google, have become more and more common in the past few years. Let’s start with the two biggest search engines, Google and Bing. Google also announced that they no longer roll out the updates on one day, but rather over the span of a few.
What's Google Hashing?
AUGUST 20, 2015
According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is looking into making it possible for advertisers to target search ads by matching customers’ hashed email addresses whenever they “Google” something. Google May Offer New Way to Target Ads – The Wall Street Journal.
Go To Guide To Get A Handle on Google+ From Guy Kawasaki
Fill the Funnel
DECEMBER 19, 2012
If you have been watching Google+ from the sidelines, or just dabbling a bit, I encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to to grab a FREE download of What the Plus! Google+ for the Rest of Us by + Guy Kawasaki. out of 5 stars The Google+ guide you’ve been looking for!
How to Sync Google Contacts with Pipeliner CRM
JANUARY 17, 2014
Do you use Gmail a free email service provided by Google? Part of the Gmail services it is its free contact management tool called Google Contacts. A few months ago, we introduced the Pipeliner Google Drive App for file sharing.
RIP Google Keyword Tool – What to Use Instead
SEPTEMBER 2, 2013
No need pop the bubbly for this retirement: Yet another beloved Google Tool has been axed in its prime, (anyone remember Google Reader ?). The Google Keyword Tool has long been the standard for anyone in the SEO, SEM or content spaces, but early this week we received news that Google pulled the plug on the Keyword Tool. Google has a nice post that explains the differences between the two tools.
Google Releases 2 New Algorithm Updates: Payday Loan 2.0 & Panda 4.0
MAY 21, 2014
Google’s head of webspam, Matt Cutts recently announced two new Google algorithm updates that could affect your business. For SEO pros, updates to Google’s algorithms are commonplace, but for the busy small business owner, they can be a confusing mess of black and white animals (penguin, panda). Just as a reminder, the Panda Algorithm is designed to prevent websites with poor quality content from appearing at the top of Google’s search results.