Integrates Google Authorship and Google+ Page Support is one of the tools that I highly recommend for content curation, and they’ve just released a couple of updates that are really exciting for businesses involving Google and Google+.

Mike Allton‘s insight:

One of the Best tools for Content Curation just got Better!

Earlier this week, announced that users can now connect their Google+ account and be set up for Google Authorship, as well as share new scoops to their Google+ Page.

This is really cool news.

Longtime users are really excited, and for good reason. We’ve been using to find, curate and share some incredible articles and insights, and now that commentary and content can take advantage of greater visibility in Google Search results.

And being able to more easily share the content we find, and our thoughts about it, to our Google+ Business Pages creates a more seamless process of social media activity.

In other words, businesses can use to identify articles that their followers and potential clients would be interested in, save the articles and include some thoughts and perspective from the business, and share those ideas along with the article to all of their branded social profiles. And in so doing, create more opportunities for the business to come up in relevant search results.

Learn more about and these new features: 

Have you tried before? If you’re currently using it, please share a link to your Topic so we can check it out!

Thanks, and have a great weekend!

#Scoopit #GooglePlus #GoogleAuthorship #ContentCuration #Blogging   #Business

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A Rabble-Rouser’s Rules for Writing Kick-Ass Closing Paragraphs

You’ve nearly finished your blog post.
You’ve gathered your most useful tips. You look forward to your readers’ comments. This might be your best post ever. Yay!
But you can’t hit “Publish” yet … you still need to write a final paragraph.

Mike Allton‘s insight:

These are some tremendous ideas and motivation for making sure that you close your article in the best possible way.

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How Google Plus Pages Can Boost Your Business

Just recently, announced that curators will be able to connect their personal profiles for the purpose of Google Authorship, and at the same time, can now connect a Google+ Business Page for sharing curated content. This is really exciting news, as busy business owners and social media managers can now use to curate and share great content to all of their branded social media profiles – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and now Google+. Continue reading →

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