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As a Hangouts Dialer myself, I'm glad to see this enhancment... but it appears I'll need to wait for the iOS version.
Google is working towards making it easier to dial numbers from outside of the Hangouts app.
"Today we’re launching an update to Hangouts Dialer. You’ll now be able to use Dialer to place calls initiated from other apps like your browser or Maps, directly from the Hangouts Android app. Just select Hangouts Dialer when you’re choosing your call method." http://9to5google.com/2014/12/17/hangouts-dialer-update/
Now... a circle with a bell... with simpler functionality...
"We know notifications are an important way for you to remain connected to the content and people you are interested in on Google+. To this end, we are adding a dedicated view of notifications to the Google+ desktop site. You can now browse notifications by clicking on the bell at the top right corner of the Google+ page. The new tray is a simple list that allows you to quickly scan all notifications and view the relevant content with a single click." http://9to5google.com/2014/12/16/google-adds-new-dedicated-notifications-to-google/
Conspire - LinkedIn notched up? - Determines how strong your relationships are to make the most meaningful connections to potential professional contacts.
Heard - rating system that is based on what you've visited and up-voted before, ensuring that you only see what's appropriate and relevant for you.
Spot.IM - Allows you to turns your website into its own self-contained social network called a Spot. Instead of promoting your content on external social networks, where it's competing with other publishers' content, creating a Spot will foster a community driven entirely by your own content.
tsu - Get paid for the content you post on social media?
Oscar Wong, Highland Brewery founder was the guest speaker at today's AdvantageWest Economic Development Group - ScaleUp WNC presentation.
When asked about internet marketing and his business, Oscar indicated:
Although he originally did not think he needed a website, a few years later they added a website and have reaped rewards since. Highland Brewery does not use a lot of print media because it is so expensive and have found digital media to provide much value.
Through social media and the the digital media platform they have 'done quite well' because they can better track the media and the responses.