This week’s social media news

Google adds local, mobile reach with Zagat The big social media news on Thursday this week was that Google is gobbling up Zagat, the successful guidebook publisher, to further reinforce the search engine’s services for local businesses. In Dealbook, The New York...

Low barriers to entry make Google+ an easy bet

If I told you that participating in Google+  meant  you could swiftly voice your  “+” opinion about ANYTHING to the whole world, would you think about signing up? I bet you sure would. And if you could add your  “+”  to Google results simply by signing up...

Google is crazy for web sites in Texas

Google says it is giving local businesses a leg up getting on the Web through its launch yesterday of  Texas Get Your Business Online.” But I see a deeper advance into the culture of local business so Google can better template small business needs to the Google suite...