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Lives in Gold Coast, Australia
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Many folks have problems with their G+ business pages! Admittedly the issues are a bit complicated, and more education on the topic would be helpful.

+Mike Blumenthal has done an excellent job here helping to educate people, and gives some very helpful advice for those needing help with their Google+ business pages.

One thing we've found very helpful is to understand that there are two types of Google+ for business pages. They are:

1. A Local Google+ Business page
These are often automatically created by Google, but only exist if your company has a physical brick and mortar location.

2. A normal Google+ business page
This is the type of page most businesses create when starting out on Google+. 

Choosing which type of Google+ for business page to use is important. In some situations it is advisable to use both! Check out the article linked below for more.

#googleplusforbusiness   #googleplusbusinesspages   #googleplushelp  
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The generation gap. This is why no generation likes their grandparents to listen their music. I'm pretty sure the same reaction was garnered when Elvis and rocknroll appeared. Funny how they say all the cuss words then their reaction includes the cuss words. Double standards - I think so.
*Three Hilarious Reactions to Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love"

... and once you hear the lyrics for the first time you might have the same reaction, too.
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Hump Day encouragement! Dream Big and Work Hard.
Remember, follow your heart. Do what you love!  When things don't go so well, as things sometimes do, get curious.  Get optimistically curious and then the work won't feel hard at all!   Go for it!!  Do what you love
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Brisbane, Queensland - winter sun destination
Brisbane, the third most populated city in Australia, enjoys more winter sunshine and warmth than most other Australian states. (Photo: Maja Stojkovic) 
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#PlusTheZuck The force is strong in this one. #IamYourFather
Ready to Plus The Zuck?!
The day of this fun experiment has arrived!
+Mark Zuckerberg has over 650,000 followers on Google+, which seems a little low...

So...Step 1:
To join in, simply click on this link:
Then add him to circles!
Let's see how many people add him in today...
Step 2, if you want to be creative (optional):
Make a post using the hashtag #PlusTheZuck  and I will feature the funnest community contributions!

Why this hashtag?
Well, we are looking to bring him into the Plus!

For those interested:
We will be tracking all activity from this fun experiment using Social Network Analysis tools and releasing the findings in due course.
Thanks to everyone who is taking part in... #PlusTheZuck  
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Fact: The lush wilderness of the Gold Coast Hinterland is located within just 30 minutes of the Gold Coast's bustling coastal strip of shops, bars and restaurants. (Photo: James McGregor Photos)
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sad that 3 of the 5 are about money and the other 2 are all about oneself. looks kinda self-involved our human race. sad
A History of Humanity in Your Browser Address Field

I know ... it's a Monday. But this is too much. Type "easy ways" in your Chrome browser's address field and Google search kicks in helpfully pulling in all the queries that people are looking for, across the globe, that start this way. 

It kinda creates a narrative structure of life (and its complexities) in just five search queries. 

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This correlates well with the idea of "Smarts" or multi-intelligences in learning styles. Your natural smart will engender emotions and brain activity because it seems natural and easy to you. A mathematicians brain and a photographers brain will be stimulated by different things. They're not wrong or strange - just different and that is what the world go round
A new study has found that the brain activity of mathematicians looking at equations correlates with the same area of the emotional brain which many previous studies have reported as active during the experience of beauty in other domains. In other words, formulae can thrill in the way that visual art and music do 
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Blogger and Digital Marketer.
Wordpress Blog/Website hosting and development | DSLR photography and photoshop | Graphic Design | SEO Consultant | Social Media Marketing | Branding and Reputation Management | Video Marketing | Email Marketing |
  • Giia Marketing - Local Business Marketing
    Digital Marketing Consultant, 2011 - present
    Local Business Marketing, Personal Branding, Mobile-optimised Website Developing and Social Media Strategy Integration through DIY Training and/or DFY Services
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    Blogger, 2006 - present
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Blogger and Digital Marketer. I'm a Self-confessed Mumpreneur, Business Developer, Social Media Groupee, Marketing Ninja :)

I am a Digital Marketing Consultant and recently launched a fledgling boutique online marketing website in response to the growing demand for quality information and services of social media and online marketing for owners and operators of local small businesses. 

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A Creative, Resourceful, Serial Entrepreneur - I'm in love with my husband and 3 kids and enjoy creating a home that nurtures. I love sports (playing and mostly watching nowadays) including netball, rugby, basketball, golf, fishing, cycling, swimming and adventure but also a tech and gadget geek (hide my iPhone and you're dead!). Learning to incorporate walking, yoga and meditation as an integral part of daily life. I love the beach (sun, sand and surf) and rural life (still own a shiny black pair of gumboots) - one day I will live where I can have both. I am however a girlie girl and enjoy the bling, high heels and lipstick of the city for playtime.
  • Waikato Polytechnic
    Diploma in Business Studies, 1987 - 1989
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