" J " to read NEXT post on the Stream " K " to read PREVIOUS post on the Stream " R " to Enter a COMMENT " TAB + ENTER " to Publish the COMMENT " SPACE " to SCROLL-DOWN the Stream (Any Page) " SHIFT + SPACE " to SCROLL-UP the Stream (Any Page) " N " to read NEXT COMMENT on a Post " P " to read PREVIOUS COMMENT on a Post " / " to start a Google+ SEARCH " ? " to view Keyboard SHORTCUTS " ⇦ " (Left Arrow) to SELECT PAGES on the Left Ribbon. " ⇨ " (Right Arrow) to SCROLL/READ the Stream again. On the Google Bar Notifications, use the Left & Right Arrows to read Notifications
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❖ Tutorial of Your New Google+ Profile ❖ The following are defined according to the numbering on the Image.
01.View As : See how your profile can bee seen by a particular Individual or Public. 02.Edit Profile : Click to Edit/Change your Profile Information and Photos. --> See how to Fill-out Your Profile : http://goo.gl/bplgN 03. Your Profile Picture : >> Size 250x250 pixels >> Automatic white border of 6px will be applied. >> Your Pic will be displayed as a 48x48px thumbnail in the Stream. >> Recommended formats: jpg, png 04.Cover PhotoOR *Scrapbook Photos* To change, hover your Mouse over the Photo(s), and click Change photos Then, select a template; either to use one single cover image, or 5 scrapbook images. >> Five Scrapbook Photos --> Size : 110x110px --> Gap between each Photo : 16px >> Cover Photo --> Size : 940x180px 05. Displays Your Current Employment details, Education and Location. 06 Links to your About, Photos, Videos and +1's
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Hope you've Learnt the Basics of the New Google Plus Interface.
Tutorial for Your New Google+ Stream The following guidelines and tips are based on the image attached.
01. Both the Google Logo and the Home button directs you to your Main Stream. 02. Go to your Profile. 03.Circles - Manage them into Circles of your wish. 04.Photos --> Hover over the button to Add New Photos, To see the Photos from Your Phone OR View All your Photo Albums. 05.Pages button. --> Hover over the Pages to button to switch between the Brand Pages you Admin or Manage. 06. More Extension, when extended shows the rest of the buttons In may case; Explore, Hangouts, Games. >> Explore : Shows what's new on Google+ and the What's Hot posts. >> Hangouts : Displays LIVE hangouts to Join, and Hangouts on Air to Watch. >> Games : Directs you to Your Game World! Shows Game Notifications, List of All Games, and what people in your Circles Played. <<-->> Please Note that the Above mentioned Buttons can be rearranged in the Order You Prefer. 07.Share Box : Share what you feel, what you are interested in. - > Feel free to Attach images, videos or links. - > Format your posts with Bold, Italic, OR Strikethrough 08. Displays the Trending Search & Post Topics. 09. Live Hangouts and Start Hangout button. 10. Your Name : Clicking here shows you Your Brand Pages and Other Google Accounts to Switch. >> Clicking on Your Profile Pic on the Google Bar also gives the same. 11.Hangout & Chat : Your Chat list. --> Select whom to be visible to from Chat Privacy Settings. 12. Shows the list of Your Circles to View their Streams. >> Also shows your Saved Searches, and Your Sparks.
Hope you've Learnt the Basics of the New Google Plus Interface.
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■ I can edit my post after I post it. ■ I can format my post with BOLD, Italic & Strikethrough. ■ The character support is greater (ex:Twitter has 140 characters per post) ■ I can use Google+ for Blogging ■ I can MUTE notifications of any activity that I comment, a photo, a status, etc. ■ I can restrict re-sharing and restrict comments ■ I can share posts, pics, links with limited friends/people or PUBLIC ■ Spell check before Posting, Commenting ■ Public posts appear in Google Search ■ What's Hot Section in the stream - Has the hottest/coolest posts allover Google+ ■ I can know what I have +1'd on the internet ■ I can set my email, profile, page, etc. to be VERIFIED (So, everyone know its really me) ■ Separate stream for different circles ■ I can share circles with anyone I want to ■ Nobody can CONSIDER HE/SHE is alone (Facebook is really boring) ■ I ♡ the involvement of Community Managers [+Natalie Villalobos & +Louis Gray ] of Google to help us out at difficulties ■ Google is ALL-IN-ONE : Web Search, Gmail, Maps, Calendar, Documents, etc. ■ +#photography - Lighbox with black background ■ I can edit my photos using a Creative Kit Built-in with Picasa. ■ Instant Upload Pics from Mobile Phone (Android) ■ Google Hangout - Group Video Calling (max.10) ■ Google Hangout with Extras: Screen Sharing, Document sharing, Named Hangout, etc. ■ Google Sparks (Interests, Hobbies, etc.) ■ Google Brand Pages (SEO integrated) - +Google+ Your Business ■ Google Games (I ❤ Angry Birds) ■ Google Ripples - Know how your posts/shares spread out like wildfire. ■ Google+ Direct Connect - Search for Page and automatically add to Circles. ■ YouTube Integrated Stream - I can listen to any music on YouTube while on Google+ ■ A Clean and Neat Stream & a Profile ■ No Advertisements (NOT YET) ■ Keyboard Shortcuts to browse through Google+ easily: "/" to Search, "J/K" to toggle between posts, etc ■ Google Chrome Extensions : +1 button, Notifications wherever I go with my Browser ■ Google Music - ♬ My Online Music Library ♫ ■ Helped me think OUT OF THE BOX Read post in Google+
Exclusive Features on Google Plus These features are seen Only on Google+
■ Drag-n-Drop images, videos & links to the Share Box. ■ Google Brand Pages (SEO integrated) ■ Google Chrome Extensions : +1 button, Notifications wherever I go with my Browser. ■ Google Hangout - Group Video Calling (max.10 including yourself) ■ Google Hangout - Share your screen, Google Docs, 3rd Party Apps (eg: Slideshare) ■ Google Hangout - with Extras: Screen Sharing, Document sharing, Named Hangouts, etc. ■ Google Music - ♫ You can share Music on Google+ ■ Google Ripples - Know how your Public posts are shared Publicly on Google+ ■ Google Ripples - See shares of URLs. ■ Google+ Brand Pages: These pages help you interact with your customers Face-to-Face. ■ Google+ Chat: I can customize which people can chat with me. ■ Google+ Direct Connect - Search for Page and automatically add to Circles. ■ Google+ Photos - Easy photo tagging (Automatic) ■ Google+ Photos - You can allow to Download your photos in Full size. ■ Google+ Profile - Five custom scrapbook photos ■ Google+ Profile - Larger space to introduce to the World 'Who You Are' ■ Google+ Profile - You can know what you have +1'd on the internet. [The Google+ Brand Pages that you +1 also appear in the +1's of your Profile] ■ Google+ Search filters - People, Pages, Posts,Sparks & Hangouts. ■ Google+ Search filters - Posts from Your Circles, Only You, & from the Entire Web. ■ Google+ Search is also integrated with TRENDING TOPICS, and HASHTAGS ■ Inbuilt photo editing tools using Creative Kit (Picnik integration). ■ Instant Upload Pics from your Mobile Device (Android & iOS) ■ Keyboard Shortcuts to browse through Google+ easily: ->> "/" to Search, ->> "J/K" to toggle up/down posts, ->> <ENTER> to Comment, ->> <SPACE> to scroll down, ->> Shift+Space to go up the stream, ->> TAB, then ENTER to submit comment after posting. ■ Memes : Create memes right from the stream after uploading a Pic. ■ No Advertisements ■ No-one can restrict anyone from adding them to circles. ■ Public posts appear in Google Search ■ Reports, Feedback, Suggestions are GREATLY considered. ■ Separate Notifications for Game notifications ■ Supports Hashtags with Autocomplete feature. ■ The character support is greater (ex:Twitter has 140 characters per post) ■ The development team members are available to help at any instance ■ What's Hot Stream : Contains the hottest/coolest posts all-over Google+ ■ You can control the volume of posts of each circle that appear in your STREAM. ■ You can edit your post(s) after you publish it. ■ You can format your post with BOLD, Italic & Strikethrough. ■ You can MUTE notifications or the entire post. ■ You can restrict re-sharing and restrict comments on Posts. ■ You can share circles with anyone you want to. ■ You can use Google+ Circles to save bookmarks [You can create an empty circle and share it with that Circle] ■ You verify your email, profile, page, etc. (So, everyone know its really YOU) ■ YouTube button - You can listen to any music on YouTube while on Google+
★ A Guide to Google+ Photos ★ This tutorial has been recreated to suit the new UI
● Your Google+ Photos can be accessed using the Photos button/icon that is the left Google Ribbon. ● Clicking the icon will direct you to Photos from your Phone ● On the Top, you will see Four tabs; From Phone | Photos of you | Albums | From your posts ● To Upload Photos; --> Hover over the icon on the ribbon, and click Add Photos. --> Inside https://plus.google.com/photos/ select Upload new photos ● Photos from your phone --> Shows the photos uploaded using Instant Upload. --> To share the photos uploaded from your mobile, simply select the relevant photos, and click SHARE. --> You can multiple select items by clicking each, or by Highlighting using your Mouse. --> You are free to bundle similar/relevant photos and create a New Album. --> You could also add them to any of your Existing albums. ● Photos of you --> These are the photos that you have been tagged in. --> Photos are categorized as to, with whom in your circles were the images tagged. ● Photos from your posts --> This is a list of images that you attach when publishing your posts. --> For your convenience, the images are listed according to the Date they were posted, with the number of images per post. --> If you created an album of images while creating your post, the album will appear with the title you've given. ● Your albums --> Here you see all the photo albums that you've created and uploaded up-to-date. --> The albums also include; Photos from posts, Profile Pictures, Scrapbook photos, Mobile uploads, & Blogger pictures. --> Clicking on Sharing Settings, enables you to set who can see the respective albums. You are also able to lock the albums, in order to prevent re-sharing.
► LIGHT BOX ○ The Light box view of G+ images has many options. --> TOP-LEFT * Rotate Left/Right * Auto-fix the image to automatically set the contrast & brightness. * Creative kit - This feature allows the users to edit the photos with absolutely creative edits; Powered by Picnik. --> RIGHT-SIDEBAR * Thumbnail+Name of the Person who posted the image * Description: If the image was shared by you, You are given the option to EDIT the caption at Mouse-hover. *Tag People (If allowed) - Select faces of people on the image, to add tags. * Comments * To add a comment, either scroll down the comments, or click Comment. * Photo Details : Specs of the Camera and the image. --> BOTTOM OPTIONS * +1 button is available below the comments box. * Share the image with your circles. * On the Bottom-Left, displays the album, owner, and the number of images in the album. * View options - Download in full size (if allowed), Photo details, Report photo. * If there are more than one photo in the album, there is an option to View All. This shows a strip of all photos in the album.
► MANAGING & REARRANGING ○ Under Your Albums, select the relevant Album ○ You could share by clicking Share ○ You could add more photos to the album by clicking Add photos ○ MORE : Share album via link, Delete Album & Organize Album To re-arrange the photos inside the album, click Organize album Select(Multiple selection is possible), Drag & Drop in the desired location. To Move to another Album; Select -> and Choose the album to Move to. To Sort by Date added; Select -> Click Order by date
► DIMENSIONS ○ Your Google+ Profile Picture - 200 x 200 pixels --> For a better view of your profile picture, edit it to a square before uploading it. --> To make sure it appears nice, resize it to 48 x 48px and see. ○ Your 5 Scrapbook Photos - 110 x 110 pixels. --> The gap between the scrapbook pictures is 16px. --> The recommended size is 150 x 150 pixels. ○ All your photos of larger resolutions are reduced upto 2048px.
► PICASA WEB ACCOUNT via http://goo.gl/UZCtQ and http://goo.gl/PPcSJ . As you upload more photos and videos in Picasa Web Albums, please keep in mind the following account limits: ◆ Maximum photo size: Each image can be no larger than 20 megabytes and are restricted to 50 megapixels or less. ◆ Maximum video size: Each video uploaded can be no larger than 1GB in size. ◆ Maximum number of web albums: 10,000 ◆ Maximum number of photos and videos per web album: 1,000 ◆ Total storage space: Picasa Web provides 1 GB for photos and videos. Files under certain sizes don't count towards this limit.
Free storage limits Photos up to 2048 x 2048 pixels and videos up to 15 minutes won't count towards your free storage.
Automatic resizing All photos uploaded in Google+ will be automatically resized to 2048 pixels (on their longest edge) and won't count towards your free storage quota. All photos uploaded from the Picasa software or in Picasa Web Albums over the free size limit will count towards your 1 GB of free storage. When you reach your storage limit, any new photos you upload larger than the free size limit will be automatically resized to 2048 pixels (on their longest edge).
How +Google has changed the World of Networks with the launch of their Most Powerful Weapon, +Google+; To inaugurate a Global War among Networks.
■ Google is ALL-IN-ONE : Web Search, Gmail, Maps, Calendar, Documents, Reader etc. ■ Google is integrating Google+ appearance in all their other services. ■ You can edit my post after you post it. ■ You can format my post with BOLD, Italic & Strikethrough. ■ The character support is greater (ex:Twitter has 140 characters per post) ■ You can use Google+ for Blogging ■ You can MUTE notifications of any activity that you comment, a photo, a status, etc. ■ You can restrict re-sharing and restrict comments too. ■ You can share posts, pics, links with limited friends/people or PUBLIC ■ You can control the volume of posts of each circle that appear in my STREAM. ■ Public posts appear in Google Search ■ Hashtags [ #hashtags] help me Search faster with Trending Tags ■ Google+ Profile - Larger space to introduce to the World 'Who You Are' ■ Google+ Profile - Five custom scrapbook photos ■ Google+ Profile - 200 x 200 Profile Picture (Need to Improve) [+Frances Haugen] ■ Google+ Profile - You can know what you have +1'd on the internet. [The Google+ Brand Pages that you +1 also appear in the +1's of your Profile] ■ +1's integrated on Google Image Search ■ You can set my email, profile, page, etc. to be VERIFIED (So, everyone know its really YOU) ■ Separate stream for different circles ■ You can use Google+ Circles to save bookmarks [To read posts/articles later, you can create an empty circle and share it with that Circle] [for this, you can create an empty circle and share ti with that circle ONLY.] ■ You can share circles with anyone you want to. ■ Circle Management - Hoping to see MORE FEATURES Soon..... :) ■ Google+ Chat enables to chat with Mutual Friends in Circles, on all Google Services. ■ Google+ Chat: I can customize which people can chat with me. [Set Privacy Settings of your Chat to set who is able to chat with you] ■ Google+ Photos - Lightbox with black background [+Amir Fish] ■ Google+ Photos - Easy photo tagging ■ Google+ Photos - You can allow to Download my photos ■ Inbuilt photo editing tools using a Creative Kit Built-in with Picasa. ■ Instant Upload Pics from Mobile Phone (Android) ■ Google Hangout - Group Video Calling (max.10 including yourself) [The most frequently hanging out person in my circles: +Bobbi Jo Woods] [Public Hangouts also have the limit of 9, but others who join could watch it live, but cannot participate] ■ Google Hangout with Extras: Screen Sharing, Document sharing, Named Hangout, etc. ■ Google Sparks (Interests, Hobbies, etc.) ■ Google Brand Pages (SEO integrated) ■ Google Games (I ❤ Angry Birds) More to Come............ ■ Google Ripples - Know how your Public posts are shared on Google+ ■ Google+ Direct Connect - Search for Page and automatically add to Circles. ■ 'What's Hot' Section in the stream - Has the hottest/coolest posts all-over Google+ ■ Google+ Search is 'Searching Everything' with filters. ■ Google+ Search filters - People, Posts, Pages, Sparks, Posts from Circles, Public Posts, etc. ■ Google+ Search also provides web results. ■ Google+ Search is also integrated with TRENDING TOPICS, and HASHTAGS ■ Google+ Search now features live hangouts. ■ In Google+ noone can restrict anyone from adding them to circles. ■ YouTube Integrated Stream - I can listen to any music on YouTube while on Google+ ■ The development team members are available to help at any instance [Community Managers +Natalie Villalobos & +Louis Gray ] ■ You get to know NEW UPDATES of Google+ as and when it breaks.... [+Denis Labelle, +Vic Gundotra, +Natalie Villalobos, +Pete Cashmore - +Mashable] ■ A Clean and Neat G+ Stream ■ No Advertisements (YET.... :P) ■ Keyboard Shortcuts to browse through Google+ easily: "/" to Search, "J/K" to toggle up/down posts, <SPACE> to scroll down, Shift+Space to go up the stream, <ENTER> to Comment, TAB, then ENTER to submit comment after posting.
■ Google owns Google Chrome, the most popular web browser. [+Melissa Daniels] ■ Google Chrome Extensions : +1 button, Notifications wherever I go with my Browser. ■ Google Music - ♬ My Online Music Library ♫ ■ Google Music - ♫ You can share my music on Google+ ■ Google is the owner of +Android, the world's mostly used Mobile phone OS ■ Google is the social network of the No.1 Search Giant in the world (Google) ■ Google is the owner of the Second largest search engine - +YouTube ■ Google owns about 23% of the web browser market. ■ Getting to know News around the world. [By following news providers like +CNN International] ■ The whole world in one web page. ■ You can Follow & Subscribe to any type of posts/people that I am interested in. ■ Nobody can CONSIDER HE/SHE is alone (Facebook is really boring, and everybody has the same routine on Facebook) ■ NO PORNOGRAPHY ■ LESS SPAM [+Matt Cutts] ■ NO Fake Profiles (much) ■ Reports, Feedback, Suggestions are GREATLY considered.................
❐ Circles are what or how you categorize/group your friends into. ❐ Google provides four default circles: Friends, Family, Acquiantances & Following. ❐ Your 'Circles' can be accessed through the Circles button on the Google bar. ❐ Within your Circles page, are three tabs; People in your Circles, People who've added you & Find People. ❐ To view the profile of anyone in Circles, SIMPLY DOUBLE-CLICK on the thumbnail that appears. ❐ People who've added you shows the list of people who have you in their circles. You can use this tab to decide whom to circle back. ❐ Find People: this is a list of people that you might know, suggested by Google. These are usually people in the circles of your circles, and your email contacts. ❐ You can Sort the people in your circles by; Relevance, First Name, Last Name, & Recently updated. ❐ People who've added you has an extra sorting filter : Not yet in your Circles. ❐ The blue circles below the list of people are your circles with the respective titles. ❐ You are free to add any of your friends to any sort of circle that you wish. P.S. One could be in any number of circles. ❐ They will NEVER know the names of your circles. ❐ To add someone to your circles, simply select the relevant people and just drag them to the blue circle you wish. ❐ When adding Google+ Pages, ❐ If you want to select many people at once, click and cover-up the entire selection. (This is like selecting icons/files on your desktop) ❐ If you think you haven't created a good circle to add any of them, you could drag them to the white circle which says, "Drop here to Create a circle". Once you've dragged them, click create circle, and give it a name. ❐ To remove a user from a particular circle; -> You could hover over a circle, and click-n-drag the person/page out. [While dragging it out, you will see a RED-BIN-ICON] -> Click on the circle, and select the people/pages to remove. Then click "REMOVE" on the Top-Right. ❐ You could also view each of your circles separately. Simply click on any of the Blue circles at the bottom. You will see the full list of people in that circle. ❐ Once a circle is selected you've got several options with it. -> If you think of helping the community by sharing some people in your circles, you could do that. By doing this, you could help the G+ community grow. -> The maximum number of people you can share at a time is 500. -> When you are sharing a circle with more than 500 users in it, only 500 will be shown/allowed. [But, you could include yourself to make it 501] -> You can "EDIT" the circle's name & description. -> You could also delete the entire circle. ❐ You can Edit, Delete & View the relevant stream by Right-clicking a circle [Blue]. ❐ The EDIT CIRCLE option provides enability to Rename the circle & enter a brief description that will be visible when you hover over the circle. ❐ SEARCH : The search box on the Top-Right is an easy way to find anyone in your Circles, or from the people who've added you. ❐ NOTE that the users that appear in your Search results are either in your circles, have added you, from your extended circles, or from ANYWHERE ON GOOGLE+. ❐ THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF USERS PER CIRCLE IS LIMITED TO 5,000. ❐ This limit is also the total you could have in all your circles. ❐ When sharing with a circle, the maximum number of people you can share at a time is 100. ❐ The HOVER-CARD of each individual in your Circles, shows in what circles, they are. ❐ The HOVER-CARD also shows their current Education or Occupation details. ❐ You can rearrange the circles [BLUE CIRCLES] in a custom order. Just Click & Drag them to rearrange. P.S. This arrangement affects the order of the circles listed in your Main Stream.
❐ When adding people to your cirles; ➀ You can Type the name directly and add to a circle. ➁ You can add by the email address. ➂ REMEMBER: The ones that you've added, but are not using G+, will show an envelope on their thumbnails. ➃ You can import your Yahoo Mail contacts to G+ and them to your circles. They'll receive a notification with a link to JOIN GOOGLE+. ➄ You could also link your Hotmail account to import your Live contacts, just as Yahoo. ➅ Google also allows you to Upload your Address Book (supports .vcf & .csv) to easily get email addresses and to them to your circles. ➆ If you want to import your Facebook contacts to Google+, you need to first import them to your Yahoo! Mail account, and then connect the Yahoo! account to G+.
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★ WHY YOU SHOULD TRY GOOGLE+ APART FROM FACEBOOK ★
INTRODUCTION : Google+ (Google Plus) is the latest social network by the Search giant, Google Inc. launched on the 28th of June, 2011 for limited users, and was later made Public on the 20th September, 2011. Google now has a total of more than 100 million users worldwide. It is also said to be the fastest growing Social Network in the world.
■ You can edit your posts even after publishing. ■ You can format your posts with BOLD, Italic & Strikethrough. ■ You can share your stuff with ONLY the people you want to. ■ Sick of seeing similar posts from an individual?? FINE. You can control the volume of posts of each circle that appear in your main stream. ■ Sick of receiving notifications from a pic/post you are tagged?? NO WORRIES. You can Mute any post, as you wish. (UNMUTE also possible) ■ Want to promote your business, event, or website? Your Public posts also appears in Google Search. ■ Sort/Group/Categorize your friends & family, with G+ CIRCLES. ■ Do you know what links you have LIKEd? On Google+, You will know what you have +1'd over the internet. ■ Do you prefer to appear OFFLINE because of NOISY people who trouble you by chatting? Well..... You can choose to whom you appear as ONLINE. ■ Hangouts!!!! Group Video Chat with 10 people at a time. ■ Love Music?? Google+ is integrated with YouTube. Listen to music while using the network. ■ Keyboard shortcuts ■ NO ADVERTISEMENTS!!! CLEAN STREAM!!! CLEAN PROFILE!!!
LOVE POSTING PHOTOS? ~ +#photography ■ Google+ is the best place for it. ■ It is one of the Best places for Photographers. ■ The Lightbox has cool features. --> +1 (LIKE as in Facebook) --> Share --> Bigger image viewer --> Enable/Disable to Download your photos --> Tagging is SIMPLE. Google automatically detects faces and helps you to tag your friends. ■ Your albums are very well ORGANIZED! ■ Drag and drop to UPLOAD your Photos. ■ Don't want to let other share your photos? YOU CAN RESTRICT RE-SHARING.
■ You can create a CIRCLE dedicated for Your Class Friends ■ Discuss the Subject matter. --> SEARCH, --> POST, --> SHARE, --> LEARN. ■ HANGOUTS - You can share your documents, Your Screen, Watch YouTube videos with your friends. ■ Use Hangouts to do your Group study. ■ Do Your Homework with ur friends from Home, via Google+
■ Create a Google+ Page for it. ■ Share What you do, How you do, Special Offers, etc. ■ Connect your website to the Google+ Page. ■ Add a Badge. ■ Post interesting and relevant posts. ■ YOU ARE DONE!! Your desired community will be there with you!! ■ Use HANGOUTS to talk to your Customers and get their feedback. ■ Use HANGOUTS to conduct meetings, discussions, etc.
03. Add your Friends & Family to your Circles. Use your circles wisely. Create a circle for each kind of list you have in Real Life. For example, if you are in High School, you can Create a circle named High-School Friends and add all of them to that particular circle. P.S. The name you give to your circles could be anything. No-one will ever know it.
04. Google will have a few suggestions. To add them to your relevant circles, select the ones you need to circle and just drag them to any of the circles. If you want to create a new circle, drag them to the New Circle, and give it a name.
Connect your email account (Gmail, Yahoo or Live account) to import the email addresses and add them to your circles. NOTE: If they are not yet on Google+, they will receive the notification with an INVITATION to join Google+. Also, you can share with them via Email only, if they aren't on Google+. --> For more details about G+ Circles : http://goo.gl/kgy2G & http://goo.gl/EmCaL
05. If you want to find similar kind of people, drag one or more people to the Find Related Text-box. You will see suggestions similar to the one you selected.
06. Once you have added quite a number of users (approx. 200-300), your Stream will be Full and Interesting. On the top of your STREAM, you see about few names of your circles, and a MORE drop-down. These are links to the dedicated streams of your circles. You can also control the volume of the circle's posts appearing in your main stream. To do that, go to one of the CIRCLE streams, and below the list of people in the circle, is where the amount of posts to show. (Fewer, Standard or More)
07. Google+ is an incredible place for your Photos. --> If you are on iPhone or Android with the G+ app, your photos will automatically be Uploaded (Auto Backup)
08. Use Google+ Search effectively If you want to find out about something, just SEARCH. You can filter your Search by Everything, People, Posts, Events, Hangouts, etc. You can also filter posts by You, Your Circles, OR Public(Everybody). You can Search for posts from a particular Location too.
09. Next is the Most important and the most successful Tip. INTERACTION. You have to interact with everybody in the G+ Community. Let everyone know what you are interested in. Follow their posts. Comment on them with your views. Get to know each other.
10. When you are publishing a Post, do it with Care and Interest. Try to give a title for every post you share. When you provide links, it's better if you shorten using http://goo.gl Use #hashtags . These help users Search directly by clicking on it. If you think your post must have more awareness, try mentioning some top G+ers either in a comment or your post. And, if you are sharing something, share it with your own thoughts too.
★ "J" to scroll to the Next Post in the Stream. ★ "K" to scroll to the Previous Post in the Stream. ★ Click on the Google bar to go right to the top of the stream/page (ONLY works on Google+) ★ Click on the time-stamp on each post, to view it as a permalink. ★ Click on the Limited, to see who the post is been shared with. ★ Press ENTER to comment on a post. ★ When on a post, press ENTER to comment. ★ Press TAB, then ENTER to Submit your Comment. ★ Hit the <SPACE> bar to scroll down the page (works on any web page). ★ Click on the top Google Black bar to go to the TOP (Works only on Google+). ★ Make your Profile picture squared for a better view. (200x200 or More). ★ Your Five SCRAPBOOK photos should also be Squared ★ The web pages (links) you +1 appear in the +1's section in your Profile. ★ The Google+ Brand/Business Pages that you +1 also appear on your Profile's +1 section. ★ The +1's you do within Google+ doesn't appear in your Profile. ★ To start a hangout click on the yellow button - "Start a Hangout" on the stream, or click on "Hang out" on each post in the stream. ★ To start a hangout and watch a video on YouTube with your friends, while viewing, click on the SHARE and selectStart a Google+ Hangout. ★ Click on each of the Circle names in your stream to view the stream of each circle individually. ★ Inside every individual circle stream, you are able to control the volume of posts of the particular stream appearing on your main stream. ★ In the Photos stream, you can view the Photos separately as of Photos from Circles, Photos of you, Photos from Posts, Photos from your phone & Your Photo Albums. ★ In Your Photo Albums, click on Change how your albums are shared, to filter each album from been seen by others. ★ To set the order of photos inside an album, and to set the album cover image of photos; Go to http://picasaweb.google.com Click "My Photos" Click on the respective album Click "Organize" Move the image you want to make the album cover to the first place. Drag and drop to rearrange the other images within the album. ★ On your Google+ Profile type in a name on the text box view profile as... to see how and what that person could see in your profile. ★ Click on the profile picture to toggle between the profile pictures. ★ Below the list of people under your Profile picture, click on Change who is visible here to set people in the circles that will be visible there.
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❖ Google Calendar integration - Events, Birthdays, etc. ❖ Google Docs integration - Share Google Documents with G+ Circles [See Image] ❖ Google Maps integration ❖ Google Groups integration - Send group emails (to circles) ❖ Google Music integration - Share Music on Google+, and to play instantly ✔ WHEN A POST IS SHARED, THERE SHOULD BE A TIME-STAMP THAT LINKS TO THE ORIGINAL POST. ✔ Google+ Photo Management [Album cover image, photo reorder, etc.] ❖ Google+ Profile Pic Size need to be increased ❖ Easily find friends [through mutual contacts] to filter as Nearby, School, Workplace, etc. ❖ Posts (As in Blogger) --> Rich text formatting. [See Image] --> Save post as drafts. [See Image] --> Change date & time of posts [See Image] ❖ Sharing - to prevent circles/people from seeing posts --> To change people with whom it is shared after publishing. [See Image] ❖ Enable smileys for posts ✔ Google+ chat need to be improved --> Enable group chat in the normal Google chat ❖ Google+ Search filter to view posts from a CUSTOM person/page (as in Location filter) ❖ Email/Message to all in Circle at once. ❖ Filters for the 'What's Hot' section - Posts, Images, Videos, etc. ❖ Increase the limit of people/pages per circle/user [currently 5000] ❖ Great if the LEFT-SIDEBAR is fixed with hover functionality as in Gmail. ❖ Circle management --> View as List, Thumbnails, Details, etc. --> People & Circle separation vertically [http://goo.gl/hoqZ4]
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