[Ep 14] Happy New Year! Thanks for taking 2 minutes of your precious time to get caught up on all the latest online news that matters. Published every Tuesday at 2:22.
Google Releases Top Marketing Q’s for 2017
Dec. 31, 2016 – Are you prepared for 2017? To find out, have a quick run through these handy questions Google has prepared. I’ll give you a big hint… if you’re not mobile-first or at least mobile-friendly, you’ve got some real work to do!
I would like to just take this opportunity to remind you of the upcoming doomsday…
Not only is Google launching a mobile-index, they are also improving the “….mobile search experience, after January 10, 2017, [so that] pages where content is not easily accessible to a user on the transition from the mobile search results may not rank as highly.” For more, check out the Google Webmaster Blog.
Instagram Launches Downloadable Stories
Dec. 27, 2016 – FINALLY. You can save your up to 24 hours worth of your stories to your camera roll as a single video. I like this a lot! Now your most important business stories can be preserved.
You may be seeing a lot of those grid #2016BestNine photos highlighting users top 9 photos of the year. You can make your own here.
Google Trends 2016
Dec. 2016 – Check out a video wrap up of 2016 as well as a report on 2016’s trending searches by country.
Here’s the trend report for Canada.
Facebook Introduces Live Audio
Dec. 20, 2016 – A new way for users to go live on Facebook with audio only!
If you’re wondering why this is significant, it seems to me as though Facebook is chomping at the podcast audience. What can I suggest other than 2017 may be a great time to start a podcast!
Pinterest’s Official Trend Report
Dec. 12, 2016 – Pinterest shares the top 100 trends across key categories to help us better understand and plan for where interest is mounting online.
Check out the complete report to make smarter marketing decisions online this year!
Until next Tuesday…
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