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Buddy Media Selected as a Launch Partner for Google+ Pages Trial
Nov 15, 2011 (03:11 PM EST)


Google+ Functionality Is Now Fully Integrated Into Buddy Media's Social Marketing Suite

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buddy Media, the social enterprise solution of choice for eight of the world's top ten global advertisers, today announced that it is among a small number of third party developers chosen by Google to participate in a trial for the launch of Google+ Pages.

Buddy Media has integrated Google+ functionality into its ConversationBuddy product, which empowers brands to build conversations by enabling social publishing, moderation, filtering and analytics across multiple social platforms.

In just a few short months, more than 40 million people have created Google+ profiles and use the service to connect with each other and share content. With Google+ Pages and Buddy Media, brands and agencies will now have the robust enterprise features they need to manage their presence on Google+.

"Now that Google+ Pages is opened up for brands, we see a great opportunity to help brands create sustainable communities and power connections," said Michael Lazerow, CEO and Founder, Buddy Media. "Our integration of Google+ into the Buddy Media social marketing suite will enable brands and agencies to roll out Google+ Page programs at scale within their organizations. We're excited to be among the first partners selected by Google, based on our experience helping brands manage their social presences, and extending our expertise to help brands and agencies utilize Google+."

More specific information on the Buddy Media integration with Google+ is available on the Buddy Media blog: www.buddymedia.com/newsroom/?p=13140

In addition, Buddy Media will host Google+ for brands webinars on November 21st and 29th at 9am and 2pm EST each day. Sign up here: http://www.buddymedia.com/products/conversationbuddy/google-plus

Add Buddy Media to a Circle on Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/1/101123952296891564774/posts

About Buddy Media

Buddy Media is the social enterprise software of choice for eight of the world's top ten global advertisers, empowering them to build and maintain relationships with their consumers in a connections-based world.  The Buddy Media social marketing suite helps brands build powerful connections globally with its scalable, secure architecture and data-driven customer insights from initial point of contact through point of purchase. Buddy Media is the most award winning social enterprise software company, winning the prestigious TechCrunch "Crunchie" Award for Best Enterprise application, named to the Advertising Age 2011 "Digital A-list," and CEO and Founder Michael Lazerow was selected as 2011 New York Entrepreneur of the Year® by Ernst and Young. For more information, visit http://www.buddymedia.com.

Joe Ciarallo
VP, Communications
646-380-7368
joe.ciarallo@buddymedia.com

SOURCE Buddy Media