Articles

Google +1 button now for your website

June 5, 2011 · 4 Comments 

On June 1, 2011 Google announced the launch of its Google +1 button for websites.  Early this March Google launched Google +1 Experiment for users and opting into this experiment was left as choice for Google users.  It clear from the functionality of the button that it gives direct competition to Facebook ‘Like’ button.  I did a quick installation of Google +1 button on my WordPress blog by taking directions from official Google webmaster guide that can be seen here and from Mashable’s Blog post here .   Please watch the how to video that is embedded at the bottom of this... [Read the full story]

Facebook

Facebook upgrades pages – what’s new?

February 12, 2011 · 16 Comments 

First of all if you are a facebook user with personal profile then this won’t interest you much.  This blog article is mainly for facebook page admins.   But you may wish to continue to read it as it is incredibly interesting. Yesterday Facebook quietly announced upgrade for Facebook pages via a note on their official page for Facebook Pages . If you are an admin of any facebook page then you can preview / upgrade to new page from here.  If you do not wish to upgrade now then automatically facebook will upgrade your page by March 11, 2011. I took preview myself and captured some screenshots... [Read the full story]

Mobile Marketing

Instant Gift Card System-Increase your revenues instantly

December 10, 2010 · 21 Comments 

As a business have you ever thought of generating revenues from a place where your business does not exist? Sounds a bit weird, correct ? But it is not actually that insane. Stores and brands always try to achieve this by selling their gift cards online, in grocery stores, pharmacy, gas stations etc. Win for the customer who does not have time to go buy the gift and win for the brand as they get someone to pre-pay for their product or service without being physically present at a POP (point of purchase). The picture below shows a typical process of how a gift card reaches its final user. We have... [Read the full story]

How to videos

How to Install Google Apps on your domain

November 12, 2010 · 1 Comment 

Several months ago I wrote a post on how Google Apps can really provide you the much needed free of cost collaborative environment for your small business. In this blog post I am going to share with you on how to do this yourself. This is a 2 part video tutorial. I recommend to watch both the parts together one after the other and then ascertain whether you have all requisite info in hand to do it yourself. This recommendation specially goes out to non-technical readers.  No matter what business you are in , google apps is an excellent suite of tools and services that will enable you and your... [Read the full story]

Google

Google +1 button now for your website

June 5, 2011 · 4 Comments 

On June 1, 2011 Google announced the launch of its Google +1 button for websites.  Early this March Google launched Google +1 Experiment for users and opting into this experiment was left as choice for Google users.  It clear from the functionality of the button that it gives direct competition to Facebook ‘Like’ button.  I did a quick installation of Google +1 button on my WordPress blog by taking directions from official Google webmaster guide that can be seen here and from Mashable’s Blog post here .   Please watch the how to video that is embedded at the bottom of this... [Read the full story]

Twitter

[Video]:How to track the origin of news on Twitter

May 7, 2010 · 2 Comments 

Google’s advance search has really become advanced now a days. Ever since Google bots have started crawling the social media sites like twitter for real time search the whole search related to news ( BREAKING news to be more precise) has changed. Yesterday there was a bomb scare on the Robert F Kennedy bridge in New York City and the video below shows how I tracked down who and how the news broke on Twitter. UPDATE: Google’s search navigation has changed beginning today , I will repost the video with new navigation Feel free to leave any questions in the comment section regarding... [Read the full story]

Articles

Google +1 button now for your website

On June 1, 2011 Google announced the launch of its Google +1 button for websites.  Early this March Google launched Google +1 Experiment for users and opting into this experiment was left as choice for Google users.  It clear from the functionality of the button that it gives direct competition to Facebook ‘Like’...

[Continue reading: Google +1 button now for your website]

Facebook upgrades pages – what’s new?

First of all if you are a facebook user with personal profile then this won’t interest you much.  This blog article is mainly for facebook page admins.   But you may wish to continue to read it as it is incredibly interesting. Yesterday Facebook quietly announced upgrade for Facebook pages via a note on...

[Continue reading: Facebook upgrades pages – what’s new?]

Some of the hot links on Facebook

This post have several links that is visible only when you are logged into your facebook account.  Please log into your facebook if you are not already and then come back to read this post. First things first , how to stay safe on Facebook, click here for the safety guide Official Facebook Engineering Page Official...

[Continue reading: Some of the hot links on Facebook]

Instant Gift Card System-Increase your revenues instantly

As a business have you ever thought of generating revenues from a place where your business does not exist? Sounds a bit weird, correct ? But it is not actually that insane. Stores and brands always try to achieve this by selling their gift cards online, in grocery stores, pharmacy, gas stations etc. Win for the customer...

[Continue reading: Instant Gift Card System-Increase your revenues instantly]

LinkedIn Company Pages – Powerful marketing tool for Big and Small businesses

Yesterday I was updating my LinkedIn profile as few of the items needed some attention.  All of a sudden my eyes got stuck on the advertisement on the right hand side of my home page that said – Build your showcase of Network-aware Professional Recommendations. Upon click I reached on LinkedIn’s Official...

[Continue reading: LinkedIn Company Pages – Powerful marketing tool for Big and Small businesses]

Facebook Announcement : Seamless messaging system

I am currently listening to Mark Zuckerberg live and blogging this post. Today Facebook at SFO announced the release of Seamless messaging that will be available only via invite now and will gradually be released over period of next few months. After F8 conference and release of Social graph one great change that has...

[Continue reading: Facebook Announcement : Seamless messaging system]

How to Install Google Apps on your domain

Several months ago I wrote a post on how Google Apps can really provide you the much needed free of cost collaborative environment for your small business. In this blog post I am going to share with you on how to do this yourself. This is a 2 part video tutorial. I recommend to watch both the parts together one after...

[Continue reading: How to Install Google Apps on your domain]

Google I|O 2010 some highlights – day 1

Today is another exciting day on social media. While people are making hue and cry on another new policy change by facebook on default landing tab for a facebook page ,  I took some time to compile my notes I created while watching the Google I|O keynote live from their official Google channel. Things started with...

[Continue reading: Google I|O 2010 some highlights – day 1]

Export names and email ids of facebook friends

Hi everyone, yesterday I did this video to share with some facebook friends who had a question about – how to take a backup of all the names and email ids of the facebook friends. This question came in the discussion we were having about lack of data backup on social media accounts like facebook, twitter etc....

[Continue reading: Export names and email ids of facebook friends]

[Video]:How to track the origin of news on Twitter

Google’s advance search has really become advanced now a days. Ever since Google bots have started crawling the social media sites like twitter for real time search the whole search related to news ( BREAKING news to be more precise) has changed. Yesterday there was a bomb scare on the Robert F Kennedy bridge...

[Continue reading: [Video]:How to track the origin of news on Twitter]

[Video:]New facebook privacy settings after f8

This video shows how to change your privacy settings after facebook announced their open graph product at their f8 developers conference. Facebook released 3 main products this time - 1. Open Graph 2. Social Plugins 3. Graph API watch the video to see how to change the privacy settings so that websites ( 30 partner...

[Continue reading: [Video:]New facebook privacy settings after f8]

Google having blast with 2 shakes of a lambs tail

I was checking my facebook feed some time back and saw status update from Google’s official fan page — check out how much time it takes to search – April fools .  I did it and dicovered that today Google search engine seems to be having new unit for time.  Time today is measured not in seconds or...

[Continue reading: Google having blast with 2 shakes of a lambs tail]

Google Apps – great collaborative solution for your organization

As I am preparing to write this blog post I am actually going down the memory lane some 11 years back. Circa 1999 – 2nd day of my induction training at SQL Star International New Delhi’s regional office.  SQL is a leading provider of training and learning solutions in IT Industry. Ok so coming back to the class...

[Continue reading: Google Apps – great collaborative solution for your organization]

Video: Have your entire website with in facebook

How wonderful it would be if you can do your business on facebook where you meet, talk and engage your peeps?  Well you can do it .  All you need to have is your website on your fan page with help of FBML ( facebook markup language) , FBJS ( facebook Java Script), Fxml etc.  A partial list of what all can be achieved...

[Continue reading: Video: Have your entire website with in facebook]

Google in China shuts several services- no more google.cn

On January 12, 2010 Google on their official blog announced their new approach towards China . Google faced  cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis and hence was forced to rethink about their operations in China.  So earlier today Google stopped censoring their search services—Google Search, Google...

[Continue reading: Google in China shuts several services- no more google.cn]

Who visited my facebook profile

Do you really want to know who visited your facebook profile?  But why ? All facebook users please do not  fall into applications like – “Who visited my facebook profile.”  I noticed today that two of my friends one in India and one in US has status message updates that had SIMILAR WORDS and link...

[Continue reading: Who visited my facebook profile]

Google Analytics – What is it ?

Web Analytics, as per Wikipedia the definition is — Web analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of internet data for purposes of understanding and optimizing web usage. The science of web analytics can very well be divided in to 2 main categories – The tasks associated with analyzing...

[Continue reading: Google Analytics – What is it ?]

How to add targeted followers to your google buzz and or google reader account

Since this is a how to blog post, therefore I cerated a quick how to video on this.  If you find this method useful please share it with others and spread the word.  If you are reading this blog post on my social media profile and can not see the video below then please click on the link that says ‘view original...

[Continue reading: How to add targeted followers to your google buzz and or google reader account]

Sending auto tweets via twitter feed – is it sensible ?

Over past 2 months I have been observing tweets from few of my twuds .  I noticed one particular patterns from twuds who are using twitter feed to send auto tweets from their accounts.  Below are the images ( screen shots ) that I took and archived it on my computer.  Some random thoughts that come to my mind are...

[Continue reading: Sending auto tweets via twitter feed – is it sensible ?]

Google Buzz Share Button

As you have seen and heard that there is a lot of buzz around GOOGLE BUZZ , you can watch the series of videos that I did here .  One more important observation -  As you can see in the image below , Mashable now has ‘Buzz This’ button placed next to their twitter and facebook share buttons. ( click on...

[Continue reading: Google Buzz Share Button]
Read More Posts From Articles »

Facebook

Facebook upgrades pages – what’s new?

First of all if you are a facebook user with personal profile then this won’t...


Some of the hot links on Facebook

This post have several links that is visible only when you are logged into your...


Facebook Announcement : Seamless messaging system

I am currently listening to Mark Zuckerberg live and blogging this post. Today Facebook...


Read More Posts From Facebook »

Google

Google +1 button now for your website

On June 1, 2011 Google announced the launch of its Google +1 button for websites....


How to Install Google Apps on your domain

Several months ago I wrote a post on how Google Apps can really provide you the much...


Google I|O 2010 some highlights – day 1

Today is another exciting day on social media. While people are making hue and cry...


Read More Posts From Google »