Frankly TG does not fully utilize Google Friend Connect tools to make my blog more “social”. Ever since June this year, I wrote a post: Get hooked up with Google Friend Connect and began to use its basic function- add the members gadget. It spices up my blog but TG has not spent enough time to explore its function as a social networking enabler.
The search giant has updated its social networking tool to help site owners spring up their community channels. New tools include a targeted AdSense advertisement and newsletter composer. TG is interested in the newsletter editor tool which can create customized news feed to a selected group of google friends.
Blog or site visitors can sign up for the newsletter when they sign up or site managers can create a newsletter gadget and post it on your own site. The newsletter editor has a simple-to-use function to choose recipients – send to all subscribers or only subscribers who match certain criteria.
In addition to the content to be provided , site managers can also append recent social activity from their site’s members. This includes recent members who have joined, recent member comments, and more. The newsletter tools also has a preview before sending newsletter.
Google Friend Connect newsletter tool will be of useful to those site managers who want to personalize their services to users while they don’t have enough resources to outsource their work to digital agencies.
Internetnews.com has more on Google Friend Connect Gets Personal
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