Google Authorship – are your posts connected?

Google authorship is a tool which allows authors of online content to establish their credibility and expertise on a particular subject. Google shows the author’s image in the search engine results and links all articles from that author together.  By linking your...

What is RSS?

In my training sessions on Blogging and Social Media I am often explaining to clients the benefits of RSS and am always surprised to find that many business owners are not aware of how it works or how they can use it. RSS is short for ‘Really Simple...

SOPA and PIPA and how it could affect your Business.

Most people became aware of the SOPA and PIPA debate earlier this week when jessicazeun.com and many other websites went dark or displayed an alternative page for 24 hours in an attempt to draw attention to the issue.  The most prominent site to do this was Wikipedia...

My Latest Thoughts on Google Plus

Well I promised an update on my use of Google+ and its features and I have to say, despite my previous comments about the lack of integration Google are certainly managing to win me over with their constant stream of new features as the beta progresses. I am finding...

Is Google+ Set to Revolutionise Social Media?

About a week ago I received an invitation to Google+ from one of my students (Thanks Haydn). When I followed the link I was disappointed to find that Google were no longer accepting new users, even with invitations.  I have experienced this exclusivity idea before...