Blog and Tech Tip Tuesday Jan 25

After merging Just the FAQs into BlogAid, I thought it made sense to finally merge Tech Tip Tuesday and Blog Tip Thursday into one post too. I’ve also added two new sections. The first is the latest News from around the Internet. At the end you’ll find a new section devoted to Social Media Tips. Enjoy!


Having trouble responding to your reviews on Google Maps? You’re not alone. Barry Schwartz reports on Search Engine Roundtable that everyone is having trouble with Google Maps review responses and links for topic threads on the official Google site.

Video marketers are up in arms about Google’s decision to ditch H.264 support in Chrome. The move is likely attached to Google’s recent push to have more browsers support HTML5.

Mobile Marketing Watch commented on the recent story released by Bloomberg News that MySpace made massive staff cuts recently in advance of a rumored sale. It’s likely that the open appeal of sites like Twitter and Facebook were just too much competition to MySpace, which catered mainly to musicians.

Tech Tips

Do you have a business page on Facebook? Well, then you may want to show that off on your website. The nice folks at WPmod have a nice tutorial on how to Add a Facebook Like Box to your Website with Facebook Members.

Google has recently released a new Mobile Keyword Tool to help businesses take advantage of the 130% increase in mobile search in the past year. The folks at Search Engine Land explain Why Google’s New Keyword Data May Actually Make 2011 “Year of Mobile Marketing.”

Blog Tips

HubSpot has a new (and free) e-book on 13 Business Blogging Mistakes and Their Easy Fixes that you will find helpful. The a 30-page ebook outlines 13 common blogging mistakes with step-by-step advice on fixing them.

Social Media

I’m just getting started with LinkedIn and I found this post on 5 Ways to Develop Meaningful LinkedIn Connections from Social Media Examiner very helpful. Even if you’ve been on LinkedIn for a while, you’ll pick up some tips.

If you run a brick-and-mortar, you’ll be interested to know that Foursquare lauched Business Pages for Small Businesses and Brands recently. The folks at HubSpot have tips on how users find Foursquare specials that you’ll want to see.

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