Google+ Social Network Releases Vanity URL’s for Pages and Profiles

It has been a LONG time coming but Google finally started releasing Google+ custom vanity URL’s for select pages and profiles. ¬†Facebook users have had the ability to select a custom URL since 2008 but Google held back until late 2013. ¬†Users and select pages will be notified when they login to Google+ with a…

Social Networking Reputation Risks and Online Reputation Management Success

Social networks present enormous branding and marketing opportunities, but they also present significant risks to business reputations.  A company page or business profile on Facebook setup and properly optimized will drive traffic to company websites, products and services.  The Search Engine Optimization (SEO) results of this are incredible although companies often neglect to understand the…

Google+ Releasing Vanity URL’s Finally Catching Up With Facebook & Twitter

Facebook and Twitter have offered vanity URLs for users and business pages for years yet Google+ has lacked this personalized feature.  Google’s social network announced August 13th 2012 that vanity URLs for profiles and pages are coming.  Google+ has already given out a few custom URLs for celebrities like  David Beckham, Britney Spears, and brand pages for Toyota, Honda,…

Google+ Facebook and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Since 2010 Facebook has been the #1 referrer on the Internet with more daily users than Google.  Twitter and Myspace have sat on the sideline for the most part as Facebook widened the gap while Google quietly recruited Gmail users to setup Google Profiles.  In 2007 InternetBuilderConsulting.com setup our first Google Profile and began setting…