Complete your Google Profile

Google+

Unless you’ve been hiding under a virtual rock, you’ve been hearing a lot about Google+ (a.k.a. G+) over the past couple of weeks. You’ve also been seeing more +1 buttons popping up on your favorite sites, like at the bottom of posts here on the Art Biz Blog.

The Google +1 button is Google’s answer to the “Like” button. As they say on their site, clicking on the +1 button is like saying “this is pretty cool.”

The initial buzz on G+ is good. This means that more and more people will be using it, which means that you should have a presence.

Even if you decide to hold off on digging into G+, you can still complete your Google profile. If you have a free profile on Google, it will be among the top results in a search

Art Marketing Action Podcast: Yes, You Still Need a Blog

Audio version of the post with the same name. Facebook is a powerhouse that helps you engage with others in powerful ways, but it can never replace your brand or the need for your own Web presence through a blog.

@abstanfield Tweekly

Best of Alyson’s Twitter tweets from the past week (or so).

Join the Conversation on Social Media

Hagit Shahal, Woman with Nailclipper. Hard ground etching with aquatint

Why sit back and wait to hear from a gallery, curator, arts writer, art center or museum when you can connect through Web 2.0? Join the conversation with galleries and other art world types through social media. Become a valuable contributor to the dialog.

Art Marketing Action Podcast: Join the Conversation

Audio version of the post with the same name. Why sit back and wait to hear from a gallery, curator, arts writer, art center or museum when you can connect through Web 2.0? Join the conversation with galleries and other art world types through social media. Become a valuable contributor to the dialog.