Google+ Pages (Google+ for business) is being rolled out across the world today. The latest post on the Official Google Blog describes how Google+ Pages now allows people to connect and 'hangout' with large and small businesses.
Over the last two weeks, Google has been removing thousands of business accounts from Google Plus. Sesame Street and Ford are two of the largest businesses that have been hit so far. Google's explanation to those affected stated that "we are currently limiting profiles to real people and will be launching a profile for businesses and other entities later this year."
In a post last week on the Google Webmaster Central Blog, Amit Singhal provided a list of questions that site owners (who have been adversely affected by the Panda update) should ask themselves about their website's content.
eBay made the $22.5m investment back in March 2010, but the name of Magento's secret backer remained secret up until now.
Magento is the developer of one of the fastest growing eCommerce platforms with year on year growth of 250%. The platform is open source and has been downloaded 3 million times and powers roughly 100,000 online shops worldwidetaking over $25 billion in sales each year.
Despite the probability that they had sophisticated internet marketing strategies and SEO for retailer campaigns, pure dotcom brands which flourished in the early noughties are being encroached upon by web names which have a real-world presence, according to a new report.