Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 15:50:12
Why Google+?

The simplest way I can describe the difference between Facebook and Google Plus is that while Facebook helps you to keep in touch with the people you already know, Google+ helps you to get in touch with the people you want to know.

Don’t be shy or afraid to circle as many people as possible, you can always uncircle later if they’re not up to your expectations. Sharing your interests and passions are another great point for Google+: It’s easy to find like minded folks with the aid of the G+ search using keywords or hashtags.

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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 15:50:12
    Why Google+?

    The simplest way I can describe the difference between Facebook and Google Plus is that while Facebook helps you to keep in touch with the people you already know, Google+ helps you to get in touch with the people you want to know.

    Don’t be shy or afraid to circle as many people as possible, you can always uncircle later if they’re not up to your expectations. Sharing your interests and passions are another great point for Google+: It’s easy to find like minded folks with the aid of the G+ search using keywords or hashtags.

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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 15:50:12
    Why Google+?

    The simplest way I can describe the difference between Facebook and Google Plus is that while Facebook helps you to keep in touch with the people you already know, Google+ helps you to get in touch with the people you want to know.

    Don’t be shy or afraid to circle as many people as possible, you can always uncircle later if they’re not up to your expectations. Sharing your interests and passions are another great point for Google+: It’s easy to find like minded folks with the aid of the G+ search using keywords or hashtags.

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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 15:50:12
    Why Google+?

    The simplest way I can describe the difference between Facebook and Google Plus is that while Facebook helps you to keep in touch with the people you already know, Google+ helps you to get in touch with the people you want to know.

    Don’t be shy or afraid to circle as many people as possible, you can always uncircle later if they’re not up to your expectations. Sharing your interests and passions are another great point for Google+: It’s easy to find like minded folks with the aid of the G+ search using keywords or hashtags.

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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 16:21:16
    New here?

    Google+ is different from other platforms and needs a bit more work than, lets say Pinterest. But once you've understood what the idea behind Circles is, the rewards are great. Don't wait for your friends and family to join you but venture outside your comfort zone and you might be surprised!

    I started using Google+ in June 2011 with no-one I knew, first of my nationality, non-geek and middle-aged. I'm burdened with a double vowel and an umlaut in my name but still I've enjoyed G+ hugely from the beginning. Even now only a handful of people I know IRL are here. But I really don't care as I have a Circleverse full of great new acquaintances and in many cases, new friends, too.

    It's just a question of finding your niche. And making an effort.
    My 5 C:s are: Circle, curate, create, communicate & consume!

    Be persistent! :-)
    Use the search for your pet topics, music or sports, look at the people's profiles who comment on those posts and circle, circle, circle...
    Then comment, post, share and circle again. Repeat and keep on repeating.

    Feed the Google+ fires with the flame of your passions!

    Here's a good start, add these pages to your Google+ circle:

     +Google+ +Google+ Help  and +Google+ Your Business 

    Image courtesy of +Claude Rieth and text by +Jaana Nyström 
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 16:21:16
    New here?

    Google+ is different from other platforms and needs a bit more work than, lets say Pinterest. But once you've understood what the idea behind Circles is, the rewards are great. Don't wait for your friends and family to join you but venture outside your comfort zone and you might be surprised!

    I started using Google+ in June 2011 with no-one I knew, first of my nationality, non-geek and middle-aged. I'm burdened with a double vowel and an umlaut in my name but still I've enjoyed G+ hugely from the beginning. Even now only a handful of people I know IRL are here. But I really don't care as I have a Circleverse full of great new acquaintances and in many cases, new friends, too.

    It's just a question of finding your niche. And making an effort.
    My 5 C:s are: Circle, curate, create, communicate & consume!

    Be persistent! :-)
    Use the search for your pet topics, music or sports, look at the people's profiles who comment on those posts and circle, circle, circle...
    Then comment, post, share and circle again. Repeat and keep on repeating.

    Feed the Google+ fires with the flame of your passions!

    Here's a good start, add these pages to your Google+ circle:

     +Google+ +Google+ Help  and +Google+ Your Business 

    Image courtesy of +Claude Rieth and text by +Jaana Nyström 
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 16:21:16
    New here?

    Google+ is different from other platforms and needs a bit more work than, lets say Pinterest. But once you've understood what the idea behind Circles is, the rewards are great. Don't wait for your friends and family to join you but venture outside your comfort zone and you might be surprised!

    I started using Google+ in June 2011 with no-one I knew, first of my nationality, non-geek and middle-aged. I'm burdened with a double vowel and an umlaut in my name but still I've enjoyed G+ hugely from the beginning. Even now only a handful of people I know IRL are here. But I really don't care as I have a Circleverse full of great new acquaintances and in many cases, new friends, too.

    It's just a question of finding your niche. And making an effort.
    My 5 C:s are: Circle, curate, create, communicate & consume!

    Be persistent! :-)
    Use the search for your pet topics, music or sports, look at the people's profiles who comment on those posts and circle, circle, circle...
    Then comment, post, share and circle again. Repeat and keep on repeating.

    Feed the Google+ fires with the flame of your passions!

    Here's a good start, add these pages to your Google+ circle:

     +Google+ +Google+ Help  and +Google+ Your Business 

    Image courtesy of +Claude Rieth and text by +Jaana Nyström 
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 16:21:16
    New here?

    Google+ is different from other platforms and needs a bit more work than, lets say Pinterest. But once you've understood what the idea behind Circles is, the rewards are great. Don't wait for your friends and family to join you but venture outside your comfort zone and you might be surprised!

    I started using Google+ in June 2011 with no-one I knew, first of my nationality, non-geek and middle-aged. I'm burdened with a double vowel and an umlaut in my name but still I've enjoyed G+ hugely from the beginning. Even now only a handful of people I know IRL are here. But I really don't care as I have a Circleverse full of great new acquaintances and in many cases, new friends, too.

    It's just a question of finding your niche. And making an effort.
    My 5 C:s are: Circle, curate, create, communicate & consume!

    Be persistent! :-)
    Use the search for your pet topics, music or sports, look at the people's profiles who comment on those posts and circle, circle, circle...
    Then comment, post, share and circle again. Repeat and keep on repeating.

    Feed the Google+ fires with the flame of your passions!

    Here's a good start, add these pages to your Google+ circle:

     +Google+ +Google+ Help  and +Google+ Your Business 

    Image courtesy of +Claude Rieth and text by +Jaana Nyström 
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 17:46:29
    From Facebook Village to Google+ Galaxy

    I’ve heard and read so many for and against opinions as to the Google+ vs Facebook dominance game and who’s killing who, that I wanted to take a look at the whole state of affairs from another perspective.

    Where everybody knows your name...

    Mystery writer Agatha Christie’s heroine Miss Jane Marple lives in a small village called St Mary Mead. The people of the village know each other well; gossip and sometimes also scandal seem to be part of their everyday lives. The village is a safe place to be, you know what the topics you can safely discuss are, interacting with familiar people on a day-to-day basis. Birthdays, marriages, children, weather and diet are widely discussed.
    Sometimes life can be a bit boring, too. Like in a stagnant pond, even fairly insignificant activity may get a lot of attention. Travelling to London every now and then helps brighten up the life and give it the much-wanted flavor that the village life is incapable of providing!

    How many roads must a man walk down? 42.

    Ford Prefect is a character in the bestselling science fiction comedy series created by Douglas Adams: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’, a five book series in the “increasingly inaccurately named Hitchhikers Trilogy”. He is exploring strange and wonderful new places and meeting interesting strangers around the Galaxy in his quest to do research for the electronic guidebook. He’s accompanied by the main character Arthur Dent who is unwillingly launched from one crisis to another while trying to find the place where he belongs and at the same time rediscover himself, too.
    At some point Arthur Dent's spaceship crashes on the planet Lamuella, where he settles in happily as the official sandwich-maker for a small village of simple, peaceful people, ready to stay there for the rest of his life.

    Based on this, could we liken Google+ to the Galaxy / London and Facebook to planet Lamuella / St Mary Mead village?

    Like in literature, there's room for all kinds of tastes: We can enjoy many different types of books and also social media platforms.

    (Image courtesy of the Guardian)  Text by Jaana
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 17:46:29
    From Facebook Village to Google+ Galaxy

    I’ve heard and read so many for and against opinions as to the Google+ vs Facebook dominance game and who’s killing who, that I wanted to take a look at the whole state of affairs from another perspective.

    Where everybody knows your name...

    Mystery writer Agatha Christie’s heroine Miss Jane Marple lives in a small village called St Mary Mead. The people of the village know each other well; gossip and sometimes also scandal seem to be part of their everyday lives. The village is a safe place to be, you know what the topics you can safely discuss are, interacting with familiar people on a day-to-day basis. Birthdays, marriages, children, weather and diet are widely discussed.
    Sometimes life can be a bit boring, too. Like in a stagnant pond, even fairly insignificant activity may get a lot of attention. Travelling to London every now and then helps brighten up the life and give it the much-wanted flavor that the village life is incapable of providing!

    How many roads must a man walk down? 42.

    Ford Prefect is a character in the bestselling science fiction comedy series created by Douglas Adams: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’, a five book series in the “increasingly inaccurately named Hitchhikers Trilogy”. He is exploring strange and wonderful new places and meeting interesting strangers around the Galaxy in his quest to do research for the electronic guidebook. He’s accompanied by the main character Arthur Dent who is unwillingly launched from one crisis to another while trying to find the place where he belongs and at the same time rediscover himself, too.
    At some point Arthur Dent's spaceship crashes on the planet Lamuella, where he settles in happily as the official sandwich-maker for a small village of simple, peaceful people, ready to stay there for the rest of his life.

    Based on this, could we liken Google+ to the Galaxy / London and Facebook to planet Lamuella / St Mary Mead village?

    Like in literature, there's room for all kinds of tastes: We can enjoy many different types of books and also social media platforms.

    (Image courtesy of the Guardian)  Text by Jaana
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 17:46:29
    From Facebook Village to Google+ Galaxy

    I’ve heard and read so many for and against opinions as to the Google+ vs Facebook dominance game and who’s killing who, that I wanted to take a look at the whole state of affairs from another perspective.

    Where everybody knows your name...

    Mystery writer Agatha Christie’s heroine Miss Jane Marple lives in a small village called St Mary Mead. The people of the village know each other well; gossip and sometimes also scandal seem to be part of their everyday lives. The village is a safe place to be, you know what the topics you can safely discuss are, interacting with familiar people on a day-to-day basis. Birthdays, marriages, children, weather and diet are widely discussed.
    Sometimes life can be a bit boring, too. Like in a stagnant pond, even fairly insignificant activity may get a lot of attention. Travelling to London every now and then helps brighten up the life and give it the much-wanted flavor that the village life is incapable of providing!

    How many roads must a man walk down? 42.

    Ford Prefect is a character in the bestselling science fiction comedy series created by Douglas Adams: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’, a five book series in the “increasingly inaccurately named Hitchhikers Trilogy”. He is exploring strange and wonderful new places and meeting interesting strangers around the Galaxy in his quest to do research for the electronic guidebook. He’s accompanied by the main character Arthur Dent who is unwillingly launched from one crisis to another while trying to find the place where he belongs and at the same time rediscover himself, too.
    At some point Arthur Dent's spaceship crashes on the planet Lamuella, where he settles in happily as the official sandwich-maker for a small village of simple, peaceful people, ready to stay there for the rest of his life.

    Based on this, could we liken Google+ to the Galaxy / London and Facebook to planet Lamuella / St Mary Mead village?

    Like in literature, there's room for all kinds of tastes: We can enjoy many different types of books and also social media platforms.

    (Image courtesy of the Guardian)  Text by Jaana
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 17:46:29
    From Facebook Village to Google+ Galaxy

    I’ve heard and read so many for and against opinions as to the Google+ vs Facebook dominance game and who’s killing who, that I wanted to take a look at the whole state of affairs from another perspective.

    Where everybody knows your name...

    Mystery writer Agatha Christie’s heroine Miss Jane Marple lives in a small village called St Mary Mead. The people of the village know each other well; gossip and sometimes also scandal seem to be part of their everyday lives. The village is a safe place to be, you know what the topics you can safely discuss are, interacting with familiar people on a day-to-day basis. Birthdays, marriages, children, weather and diet are widely discussed.
    Sometimes life can be a bit boring, too. Like in a stagnant pond, even fairly insignificant activity may get a lot of attention. Travelling to London every now and then helps brighten up the life and give it the much-wanted flavor that the village life is incapable of providing!

    How many roads must a man walk down? 42.

    Ford Prefect is a character in the bestselling science fiction comedy series created by Douglas Adams: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’, a five book series in the “increasingly inaccurately named Hitchhikers Trilogy”. He is exploring strange and wonderful new places and meeting interesting strangers around the Galaxy in his quest to do research for the electronic guidebook. He’s accompanied by the main character Arthur Dent who is unwillingly launched from one crisis to another while trying to find the place where he belongs and at the same time rediscover himself, too.
    At some point Arthur Dent's spaceship crashes on the planet Lamuella, where he settles in happily as the official sandwich-maker for a small village of simple, peaceful people, ready to stay there for the rest of his life.

    Based on this, could we liken Google+ to the Galaxy / London and Facebook to planet Lamuella / St Mary Mead village?

    Like in literature, there's room for all kinds of tastes: We can enjoy many different types of books and also social media platforms.

    (Image courtesy of the Guardian)  Text by Jaana
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:11:52
    Who has authorized access to your Google?
    Connected Sites, Apps, and Services

    Who gets to use your data?

    See here:
    https://accounts.google.com/b/0/IssuedAuthSubTokens?hl=en

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:11:52
    Who has authorized access to your Google?
    Connected Sites, Apps, and Services

    Who gets to use your data?

    See here:
    https://accounts.google.com/b/0/IssuedAuthSubTokens?hl=en

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:11:52
    Who has authorized access to your Google?
    Connected Sites, Apps, and Services

    Who gets to use your data?

    See here:
    https://accounts.google.com/b/0/IssuedAuthSubTokens?hl=en

    #Plushelp  
  • 12 plusses - 2 comments - 34 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:11:52
    Who has authorized access to your Google?
    Connected Sites, Apps, and Services

    Who gets to use your data?

    See here:
    https://accounts.google.com/b/0/IssuedAuthSubTokens?hl=en

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:51:25
    RESHARE:
    This is a very nice and instructional post from +Katherine Bond 

    Well worth a read for all of us!

    Very much to the point and good opinions.

    Reshared text:
    What I Continue to Learn about G+...
    Some more of my thoughts on this whole experience.

    G+ isn't just a place to while away a little time.

    This is a real community of people who are interested in ideas and in each other. They like sharing their passions with other people.
    If you approach G+ as if it's a place where you drop in, make cryptic or mean spirited comments, and then fade away, you'll never get to experience this community -- which would be a shame.

    G+ is a global community.
      
    This is really exciting. I have met and become friends with people from all over the world. We are letting each other know what is happening in our corner of the world -- without the interference of the media or politicians.  I believe that in G+, we have a unique opportunity for a global conversation which might make a difference beyond our wildest dreams, but because it is a global community, we must learn to tread softly and try not to hurt each other’s feelings.  The more trust you build, the less this is a problem.

    If you don't let other people know who you are, don't be surprised if they don't come to visit you.

    It's hard to relate to a cypher.  Oh, and by the way, post your photo. You can't be that bad looking, and it's hard to relate to a picture of an inanimate object or even worse, what I think of as “the gray man.”

    Absolutely be yourself

    ...but ask yourself if this post is something you would share if you were in a
    RL social setting with other people – people whose opinions you care about.

    I still think it's OK to "try on" new people to see if you'd enjoy their company

    and it's still OK if you "unfollow" someone if you find you have too little in common or that the content of their posts is offensive to you.

    Comments are very important.

    Going to other people's posts and having a chat with them is the way to get to know each other.  Eventually, you'll have memories of discussions you've had which will form a relationship.  I am horrible with names, but even I remember the names of people with whom I've had memorable discussions.

    If you don't know where to start, have fun with,,,

    #starwarstuesday   or #caturday   (Saturday) or #hamstermonday   (my invention which, it appears, only entertains me) or #punday   or #signsunday   (Sunday).  It's a nice way to get your feet wet and share some laughs with people. Everyone likes to laugh...well at least I do!

    One thing that I have just started to remember to do is to add tags to my posts, i.e.,     #starwarstuesday  

    That way people who want to find good Star War's stuff can find you in a search.

    Resharing is a good thing...

    but try to come up with some original content from time to time.

    Have you taken a nice photo while you were on vacation?
    Try posting a photo of what you had for lunch.  I love foodie photos.
    Do you have some idea that you'd like to discuss with people?
    If someone else’s post gets you fired up, that might be a good place to start.

    For the people who are following me:

    I want you to know that I really appreciate it, but why haven't I heard from a 
    lot of you?  I haven't even seen a +1 -- and I have been looking!  I don't follow people back unless we have engaged in some way.  I want to circle you!  Speak up! Say something...anything.  Well, maybe not anything...

    You can hurt my feelings.

    Just because this is a relationship that involves typing your thoughts back and forth doesn't mean that you can't hurt other people’s feelings. I’ve done it. When I realize that I’ve been too much of a smart aleck – especially when the context isn’t clear -- I know it’s time to go back and apologize.

    Google Events and Hangouts

    I'm still not sure about Google Events -- too early to tell -- but having had some really good Hangouts, I am a convert.  I'm still not always in the mood and will not hangout in my pjs, but I am enjoying them more than I thought I would at first.  

    I am especially intrigued by the recorded hangouts that are interviews or have some kind of educational value – like how to cook a special dish.  If you haven't watched one of them, give it a try. There is bound to be something of interest to you.

    For those of you who would like to know how to break into the media, this just may be a good proving ground.

    Investing some time

    Just like any form of communication, the more time you put into G+, the more you will get out of it, but only you know how much time you have to spare.

    There are people who are icons in the G+ community who spend a relatively small amount of time posting each day, but post they do, and more importantly, they answer you when you comment on their post and are there for you if you have a question.

    Check out those Google Chrome Extensions

    I've added some extensions recently that have been real lifesavers and made me wonder why I hadn't checked them out before.

    A good place to start is +Jens Graikowski 's recent post:
    posthttps://plus.google.com/u/0/115717892107037523817/posts/i6MYLPVVibt

    Well, whether you wanted it or not, you now have my up-to-date G+ experience.  Happy G+ing and thank you to everyone who continues to give me a helping hand, an intriguing discussion, and a smile along the way.

    Oh...one last thing.  People appreciate being appreciated, so thank you +Susanne Ramharter +Jaana Nyström +George Cohn +Jens Graikowski +martin shervington +Akpo Siekpe +Bud Hoffman +Muna Bushra +Ronnie Bincer  +Mike Fenimore  and so many, many more...


    #gplustips   #myexperience   #newbieshelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:51:25
    RESHARE:
    This is a very nice and instructional post from +Katherine Bond 

    Well worth a read for all of us!

    Very much to the point and good opinions.

    Reshared text:
    What I Continue to Learn about G+...
    Some more of my thoughts on this whole experience.

    G+ isn't just a place to while away a little time.

    This is a real community of people who are interested in ideas and in each other. They like sharing their passions with other people.
    If you approach G+ as if it's a place where you drop in, make cryptic or mean spirited comments, and then fade away, you'll never get to experience this community -- which would be a shame.

    G+ is a global community.
      
    This is really exciting. I have met and become friends with people from all over the world. We are letting each other know what is happening in our corner of the world -- without the interference of the media or politicians.  I believe that in G+, we have a unique opportunity for a global conversation which might make a difference beyond our wildest dreams, but because it is a global community, we must learn to tread softly and try not to hurt each other’s feelings.  The more trust you build, the less this is a problem.

    If you don't let other people know who you are, don't be surprised if they don't come to visit you.

    It's hard to relate to a cypher.  Oh, and by the way, post your photo. You can't be that bad looking, and it's hard to relate to a picture of an inanimate object or even worse, what I think of as “the gray man.”

    Absolutely be yourself

    ...but ask yourself if this post is something you would share if you were in a
    RL social setting with other people – people whose opinions you care about.

    I still think it's OK to "try on" new people to see if you'd enjoy their company

    and it's still OK if you "unfollow" someone if you find you have too little in common or that the content of their posts is offensive to you.

    Comments are very important.

    Going to other people's posts and having a chat with them is the way to get to know each other.  Eventually, you'll have memories of discussions you've had which will form a relationship.  I am horrible with names, but even I remember the names of people with whom I've had memorable discussions.

    If you don't know where to start, have fun with,,,

    #starwarstuesday   or #caturday   (Saturday) or #hamstermonday   (my invention which, it appears, only entertains me) or #punday   or #signsunday   (Sunday).  It's a nice way to get your feet wet and share some laughs with people. Everyone likes to laugh...well at least I do!

    One thing that I have just started to remember to do is to add tags to my posts, i.e.,     #starwarstuesday  

    That way people who want to find good Star War's stuff can find you in a search.

    Resharing is a good thing...

    but try to come up with some original content from time to time.

    Have you taken a nice photo while you were on vacation?
    Try posting a photo of what you had for lunch.  I love foodie photos.
    Do you have some idea that you'd like to discuss with people?
    If someone else’s post gets you fired up, that might be a good place to start.

    For the people who are following me:

    I want you to know that I really appreciate it, but why haven't I heard from a 
    lot of you?  I haven't even seen a +1 -- and I have been looking!  I don't follow people back unless we have engaged in some way.  I want to circle you!  Speak up! Say something...anything.  Well, maybe not anything...

    You can hurt my feelings.

    Just because this is a relationship that involves typing your thoughts back and forth doesn't mean that you can't hurt other people’s feelings. I’ve done it. When I realize that I’ve been too much of a smart aleck – especially when the context isn’t clear -- I know it’s time to go back and apologize.

    Google Events and Hangouts

    I'm still not sure about Google Events -- too early to tell -- but having had some really good Hangouts, I am a convert.  I'm still not always in the mood and will not hangout in my pjs, but I am enjoying them more than I thought I would at first.  

    I am especially intrigued by the recorded hangouts that are interviews or have some kind of educational value – like how to cook a special dish.  If you haven't watched one of them, give it a try. There is bound to be something of interest to you.

    For those of you who would like to know how to break into the media, this just may be a good proving ground.

    Investing some time

    Just like any form of communication, the more time you put into G+, the more you will get out of it, but only you know how much time you have to spare.

    There are people who are icons in the G+ community who spend a relatively small amount of time posting each day, but post they do, and more importantly, they answer you when you comment on their post and are there for you if you have a question.

    Check out those Google Chrome Extensions

    I've added some extensions recently that have been real lifesavers and made me wonder why I hadn't checked them out before.

    A good place to start is +Jens Graikowski 's recent post:
    posthttps://plus.google.com/u/0/115717892107037523817/posts/i6MYLPVVibt

    Well, whether you wanted it or not, you now have my up-to-date G+ experience.  Happy G+ing and thank you to everyone who continues to give me a helping hand, an intriguing discussion, and a smile along the way.

    Oh...one last thing.  People appreciate being appreciated, so thank you +Susanne Ramharter +Jaana Nyström +George Cohn +Jens Graikowski +martin shervington +Akpo Siekpe +Bud Hoffman +Muna Bushra +Ronnie Bincer  +Mike Fenimore  and so many, many more...


    #gplustips   #myexperience   #newbieshelp  
  • 14 plusses - 5 comments - 4 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:51:25
    RESHARE:
    This is a very nice and instructional post from +Katherine Bond 

    Well worth a read for all of us!

    Very much to the point and good opinions.

    Reshared text:
    What I Continue to Learn about G+...
    Some more of my thoughts on this whole experience.

    G+ isn't just a place to while away a little time.

    This is a real community of people who are interested in ideas and in each other. They like sharing their passions with other people.
    If you approach G+ as if it's a place where you drop in, make cryptic or mean spirited comments, and then fade away, you'll never get to experience this community -- which would be a shame.

    G+ is a global community.
      
    This is really exciting. I have met and become friends with people from all over the world. We are letting each other know what is happening in our corner of the world -- without the interference of the media or politicians.  I believe that in G+, we have a unique opportunity for a global conversation which might make a difference beyond our wildest dreams, but because it is a global community, we must learn to tread softly and try not to hurt each other’s feelings.  The more trust you build, the less this is a problem.

    If you don't let other people know who you are, don't be surprised if they don't come to visit you.

    It's hard to relate to a cypher.  Oh, and by the way, post your photo. You can't be that bad looking, and it's hard to relate to a picture of an inanimate object or even worse, what I think of as “the gray man.”

    Absolutely be yourself

    ...but ask yourself if this post is something you would share if you were in a
    RL social setting with other people – people whose opinions you care about.

    I still think it's OK to "try on" new people to see if you'd enjoy their company

    and it's still OK if you "unfollow" someone if you find you have too little in common or that the content of their posts is offensive to you.

    Comments are very important.

    Going to other people's posts and having a chat with them is the way to get to know each other.  Eventually, you'll have memories of discussions you've had which will form a relationship.  I am horrible with names, but even I remember the names of people with whom I've had memorable discussions.

    If you don't know where to start, have fun with,,,

    #starwarstuesday   or #caturday   (Saturday) or #hamstermonday   (my invention which, it appears, only entertains me) or #punday   or #signsunday   (Sunday).  It's a nice way to get your feet wet and share some laughs with people. Everyone likes to laugh...well at least I do!

    One thing that I have just started to remember to do is to add tags to my posts, i.e.,     #starwarstuesday  

    That way people who want to find good Star War's stuff can find you in a search.

    Resharing is a good thing...

    but try to come up with some original content from time to time.

    Have you taken a nice photo while you were on vacation?
    Try posting a photo of what you had for lunch.  I love foodie photos.
    Do you have some idea that you'd like to discuss with people?
    If someone else’s post gets you fired up, that might be a good place to start.

    For the people who are following me:

    I want you to know that I really appreciate it, but why haven't I heard from a 
    lot of you?  I haven't even seen a +1 -- and I have been looking!  I don't follow people back unless we have engaged in some way.  I want to circle you!  Speak up! Say something...anything.  Well, maybe not anything...

    You can hurt my feelings.

    Just because this is a relationship that involves typing your thoughts back and forth doesn't mean that you can't hurt other people’s feelings. I’ve done it. When I realize that I’ve been too much of a smart aleck – especially when the context isn’t clear -- I know it’s time to go back and apologize.

    Google Events and Hangouts

    I'm still not sure about Google Events -- too early to tell -- but having had some really good Hangouts, I am a convert.  I'm still not always in the mood and will not hangout in my pjs, but I am enjoying them more than I thought I would at first.  

    I am especially intrigued by the recorded hangouts that are interviews or have some kind of educational value – like how to cook a special dish.  If you haven't watched one of them, give it a try. There is bound to be something of interest to you.

    For those of you who would like to know how to break into the media, this just may be a good proving ground.

    Investing some time

    Just like any form of communication, the more time you put into G+, the more you will get out of it, but only you know how much time you have to spare.

    There are people who are icons in the G+ community who spend a relatively small amount of time posting each day, but post they do, and more importantly, they answer you when you comment on their post and are there for you if you have a question.

    Check out those Google Chrome Extensions

    I've added some extensions recently that have been real lifesavers and made me wonder why I hadn't checked them out before.

    A good place to start is +Jens Graikowski 's recent post:
    posthttps://plus.google.com/u/0/115717892107037523817/posts/i6MYLPVVibt

    Well, whether you wanted it or not, you now have my up-to-date G+ experience.  Happy G+ing and thank you to everyone who continues to give me a helping hand, an intriguing discussion, and a smile along the way.

    Oh...one last thing.  People appreciate being appreciated, so thank you +Susanne Ramharter +Jaana Nyström +George Cohn +Jens Graikowski +martin shervington +Akpo Siekpe +Bud Hoffman +Muna Bushra +Ronnie Bincer  +Mike Fenimore  and so many, many more...


    #gplustips   #myexperience   #newbieshelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-09 19:51:25
    RESHARE:
    This is a very nice and instructional post from +Katherine Bond 

    Well worth a read for all of us!

    Very much to the point and good opinions.

    Reshared text:
    What I Continue to Learn about G+...
    Some more of my thoughts on this whole experience.

    G+ isn't just a place to while away a little time.

    This is a real community of people who are interested in ideas and in each other. They like sharing their passions with other people.
    If you approach G+ as if it's a place where you drop in, make cryptic or mean spirited comments, and then fade away, you'll never get to experience this community -- which would be a shame.

    G+ is a global community.
      
    This is really exciting. I have met and become friends with people from all over the world. We are letting each other know what is happening in our corner of the world -- without the interference of the media or politicians.  I believe that in G+, we have a unique opportunity for a global conversation which might make a difference beyond our wildest dreams, but because it is a global community, we must learn to tread softly and try not to hurt each other’s feelings.  The more trust you build, the less this is a problem.

    If you don't let other people know who you are, don't be surprised if they don't come to visit you.

    It's hard to relate to a cypher.  Oh, and by the way, post your photo. You can't be that bad looking, and it's hard to relate to a picture of an inanimate object or even worse, what I think of as “the gray man.”

    Absolutely be yourself

    ...but ask yourself if this post is something you would share if you were in a
    RL social setting with other people – people whose opinions you care about.

    I still think it's OK to "try on" new people to see if you'd enjoy their company

    and it's still OK if you "unfollow" someone if you find you have too little in common or that the content of their posts is offensive to you.

    Comments are very important.

    Going to other people's posts and having a chat with them is the way to get to know each other.  Eventually, you'll have memories of discussions you've had which will form a relationship.  I am horrible with names, but even I remember the names of people with whom I've had memorable discussions.

    If you don't know where to start, have fun with,,,

    #starwarstuesday   or #caturday   (Saturday) or #hamstermonday   (my invention which, it appears, only entertains me) or #punday   or #signsunday   (Sunday).  It's a nice way to get your feet wet and share some laughs with people. Everyone likes to laugh...well at least I do!

    One thing that I have just started to remember to do is to add tags to my posts, i.e.,     #starwarstuesday  

    That way people who want to find good Star War's stuff can find you in a search.

    Resharing is a good thing...

    but try to come up with some original content from time to time.

    Have you taken a nice photo while you were on vacation?
    Try posting a photo of what you had for lunch.  I love foodie photos.
    Do you have some idea that you'd like to discuss with people?
    If someone else’s post gets you fired up, that might be a good place to start.

    For the people who are following me:

    I want you to know that I really appreciate it, but why haven't I heard from a 
    lot of you?  I haven't even seen a +1 -- and I have been looking!  I don't follow people back unless we have engaged in some way.  I want to circle you!  Speak up! Say something...anything.  Well, maybe not anything...

    You can hurt my feelings.

    Just because this is a relationship that involves typing your thoughts back and forth doesn't mean that you can't hurt other people’s feelings. I’ve done it. When I realize that I’ve been too much of a smart aleck – especially when the context isn’t clear -- I know it’s time to go back and apologize.

    Google Events and Hangouts

    I'm still not sure about Google Events -- too early to tell -- but having had some really good Hangouts, I am a convert.  I'm still not always in the mood and will not hangout in my pjs, but I am enjoying them more than I thought I would at first.  

    I am especially intrigued by the recorded hangouts that are interviews or have some kind of educational value – like how to cook a special dish.  If you haven't watched one of them, give it a try. There is bound to be something of interest to you.

    For those of you who would like to know how to break into the media, this just may be a good proving ground.

    Investing some time

    Just like any form of communication, the more time you put into G+, the more you will get out of it, but only you know how much time you have to spare.

    There are people who are icons in the G+ community who spend a relatively small amount of time posting each day, but post they do, and more importantly, they answer you when you comment on their post and are there for you if you have a question.

    Check out those Google Chrome Extensions

    I've added some extensions recently that have been real lifesavers and made me wonder why I hadn't checked them out before.

    A good place to start is +Jens Graikowski 's recent post:
    posthttps://plus.google.com/u/0/115717892107037523817/posts/i6MYLPVVibt

    Well, whether you wanted it or not, you now have my up-to-date G+ experience.  Happy G+ing and thank you to everyone who continues to give me a helping hand, an intriguing discussion, and a smile along the way.

    Oh...one last thing.  People appreciate being appreciated, so thank you +Susanne Ramharter +Jaana Nyström +George Cohn +Jens Graikowski +martin shervington +Akpo Siekpe +Bud Hoffman +Muna Bushra +Ronnie Bincer  +Mike Fenimore  and so many, many more...


    #gplustips   #myexperience   #newbieshelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:28:47
    Tip for Circle management:

    EDIT:
    The better tool for circle management is +Circloscope and I do recommend the paid version:
    http://www.circloscope.com/2013/04/google-plus-circle-management-tool.html

    If you're getting close to the 5000 limit of circled people, you could do with a cleanup. These two Chrome extensions are not updated any more.

    (Uncircle Inactives)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dhcfgcecigkknnimiljlbcjmnbeeodhl

    (Uncircle Uncirclers)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fnckobddbbbgfabnhogmncmghngohflh

    You can choose just one or two circles or go through all of them.
    The circles you use for following purposes only, don't use the 'Uncirclers' one there as perhaps the top brass of Google has not circled you back but you still want to see what they post about.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience! :-)

    #circles   #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:28:47
    Tip for Circle management:

    EDIT:
    The better tool for circle management is +Circloscope and I do recommend the paid version:
    http://www.circloscope.com/2013/04/google-plus-circle-management-tool.html

    If you're getting close to the 5000 limit of circled people, you could do with a cleanup. These two Chrome extensions are not updated any more.

    (Uncircle Inactives)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dhcfgcecigkknnimiljlbcjmnbeeodhl

    (Uncircle Uncirclers)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fnckobddbbbgfabnhogmncmghngohflh

    You can choose just one or two circles or go through all of them.
    The circles you use for following purposes only, don't use the 'Uncirclers' one there as perhaps the top brass of Google has not circled you back but you still want to see what they post about.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience! :-)

    #circles   #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:28:47
    Tip for Circle management:

    EDIT:
    The better tool for circle management is +Circloscope and I do recommend the paid version:
    http://www.circloscope.com/2013/04/google-plus-circle-management-tool.html

    If you're getting close to the 5000 limit of circled people, you could do with a cleanup. These two Chrome extensions are not updated any more.

    (Uncircle Inactives)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dhcfgcecigkknnimiljlbcjmnbeeodhl

    (Uncircle Uncirclers)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fnckobddbbbgfabnhogmncmghngohflh

    You can choose just one or two circles or go through all of them.
    The circles you use for following purposes only, don't use the 'Uncirclers' one there as perhaps the top brass of Google has not circled you back but you still want to see what they post about.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience! :-)

    #circles   #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:28:47
    Tip for Circle management:

    EDIT:
    The better tool for circle management is +Circloscope and I do recommend the paid version:
    http://www.circloscope.com/2013/04/google-plus-circle-management-tool.html

    If you're getting close to the 5000 limit of circled people, you could do with a cleanup. These two Chrome extensions are not updated any more.

    (Uncircle Inactives)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/dhcfgcecigkknnimiljlbcjmnbeeodhl

    (Uncircle Uncirclers)
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fnckobddbbbgfabnhogmncmghngohflh

    You can choose just one or two circles or go through all of them.
    The circles you use for following purposes only, don't use the 'Uncirclers' one there as perhaps the top brass of Google has not circled you back but you still want to see what they post about.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience! :-)

    #circles   #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:38:40
    Ask about Google+ use, etiquette and practices

    Is there something which you don't understand, some topic in Google+ you'd like to hear more about?

    We don't do computer / phone troubleshooting, sorry.  

    Leave your question in the comments below and we'll try to find the answer to your question!

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:38:40
    Ask about Google+ use, etiquette and practices

    Is there something which you don't understand, some topic in Google+ you'd like to hear more about?

    We don't do computer / phone troubleshooting, sorry.  

    Leave your question in the comments below and we'll try to find the answer to your question!

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:38:40
    Ask about Google+ use, etiquette and practices

    Is there something which you don't understand, some topic in Google+ you'd like to hear more about?

    We don't do computer / phone troubleshooting, sorry.  

    Leave your question in the comments below and we'll try to find the answer to your question!

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 08:38:40
    Ask about Google+ use, etiquette and practices

    Is there something which you don't understand, some topic in Google+ you'd like to hear more about?

    We don't do computer / phone troubleshooting, sorry.  

    Leave your question in the comments below and we'll try to find the answer to your question!

    #Plushelp  
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    How to format text on Google+ posts and comments

    Save this!   #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 15:01:29
    Sharing from outside websites with +1 or the new share button:

    The difference between the old +1 button and the new Share button:
    +1 is always public. Share can be to circles or a person only.

    It seems not all of the people have known that you can share a webpage or a blog post directly to Google+ from the +1 button.

    Wherever you find a +1 button and you click it, then wait for a while: It should open up a tab where you can add some text and share it to your circles or public. By clicking at the image displayed you should also be able to change the pic shown on your post.

    There are extensions for that too, this for Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/jgoepmocgafhnchmokaimcmlojpnlkhp
    With this you can +1 and share any outside website.

    If you didn't know it, all your +1:s end up in your Google+ profile, too.
    Here are mine as I've made them public (see your settings on that page - EDIT button):
    https://plus.google.com/107742059751171695340/plusones
    I use this as a bookmarking tool. It also tells a lot of things about my interests...

    Here's a tip for when you want to share from any of those buttons or the extension:

    There's a small inconvenience in the share box. It does not want to accept the 'copypaste' directly, so just type any letter and a space in the beginning and then 'paste' the text you have previously, before clicking on the +1 or share button copied as if you click on the +1 you then cannot go back and copy any part of the text without the share box disappearing. Then remember to remove the letter and the space from the beginning of the post.

    So at first copy a part of the text, click the button, add the text to the share box, add your own insights, use the * and _ at the end and beginning of those words or sentences you'd like to show better to underline your message, then choose the circles or +mention the persons you want to share the story with (or go public). And only then click share.

    *NEW:* 
    There's a very nice Chrome extension by +Tzafrir Rehan called DoShare: You can schedule your Google+ posts and also share a nice comment you've received. Excellent feature! 
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oglhhmnmdocfhmhlekfdecokagmbchnf

    For scheduled sharing from Google+ to other SoMe channels I use Bufferapp:
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/noojglkidnpfjbincgijbaiedldjfbhh

    Cheers, +Jaana Nyström    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 15:01:29
    Sharing from outside websites with +1 or the new share button:

    The difference between the old +1 button and the new Share button:
    +1 is always public. Share can be to circles or a person only.

    It seems not all of the people have known that you can share a webpage or a blog post directly to Google+ from the +1 button.

    Wherever you find a +1 button and you click it, then wait for a while: It should open up a tab where you can add some text and share it to your circles or public. By clicking at the image displayed you should also be able to change the pic shown on your post.

    There are extensions for that too, this for Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/jgoepmocgafhnchmokaimcmlojpnlkhp
    With this you can +1 and share any outside website.

    If you didn't know it, all your +1:s end up in your Google+ profile, too.
    Here are mine as I've made them public (see your settings on that page - EDIT button):
    https://plus.google.com/107742059751171695340/plusones
    I use this as a bookmarking tool. It also tells a lot of things about my interests...

    Here's a tip for when you want to share from any of those buttons or the extension:

    There's a small inconvenience in the share box. It does not want to accept the 'copypaste' directly, so just type any letter and a space in the beginning and then 'paste' the text you have previously, before clicking on the +1 or share button copied as if you click on the +1 you then cannot go back and copy any part of the text without the share box disappearing. Then remember to remove the letter and the space from the beginning of the post.

    So at first copy a part of the text, click the button, add the text to the share box, add your own insights, use the * and _ at the end and beginning of those words or sentences you'd like to show better to underline your message, then choose the circles or +mention the persons you want to share the story with (or go public). And only then click share.

    *NEW:* 
    There's a very nice Chrome extension by +Tzafrir Rehan called DoShare: You can schedule your Google+ posts and also share a nice comment you've received. Excellent feature! 
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oglhhmnmdocfhmhlekfdecokagmbchnf

    For scheduled sharing from Google+ to other SoMe channels I use Bufferapp:
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/noojglkidnpfjbincgijbaiedldjfbhh

    Cheers, +Jaana Nyström    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 15:01:29
    Sharing from outside websites with +1 or the new share button:

    The difference between the old +1 button and the new Share button:
    +1 is always public. Share can be to circles or a person only.

    It seems not all of the people have known that you can share a webpage or a blog post directly to Google+ from the +1 button.

    Wherever you find a +1 button and you click it, then wait for a while: It should open up a tab where you can add some text and share it to your circles or public. By clicking at the image displayed you should also be able to change the pic shown on your post.

    There are extensions for that too, this for Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/jgoepmocgafhnchmokaimcmlojpnlkhp
    With this you can +1 and share any outside website.

    If you didn't know it, all your +1:s end up in your Google+ profile, too.
    Here are mine as I've made them public (see your settings on that page - EDIT button):
    https://plus.google.com/107742059751171695340/plusones
    I use this as a bookmarking tool. It also tells a lot of things about my interests...

    Here's a tip for when you want to share from any of those buttons or the extension:

    There's a small inconvenience in the share box. It does not want to accept the 'copypaste' directly, so just type any letter and a space in the beginning and then 'paste' the text you have previously, before clicking on the +1 or share button copied as if you click on the +1 you then cannot go back and copy any part of the text without the share box disappearing. Then remember to remove the letter and the space from the beginning of the post.

    So at first copy a part of the text, click the button, add the text to the share box, add your own insights, use the * and _ at the end and beginning of those words or sentences you'd like to show better to underline your message, then choose the circles or +mention the persons you want to share the story with (or go public). And only then click share.

    *NEW:* 
    There's a very nice Chrome extension by +Tzafrir Rehan called DoShare: You can schedule your Google+ posts and also share a nice comment you've received. Excellent feature! 
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oglhhmnmdocfhmhlekfdecokagmbchnf

    For scheduled sharing from Google+ to other SoMe channels I use Bufferapp:
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/noojglkidnpfjbincgijbaiedldjfbhh

    Cheers, +Jaana Nyström    #Plushelp  
  • 33 plusses - 7 comments - 10 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-10 15:01:29
    Sharing from outside websites with +1 or the new share button:

    The difference between the old +1 button and the new Share button:
    +1 is always public. Share can be to circles or a person only.

    It seems not all of the people have known that you can share a webpage or a blog post directly to Google+ from the +1 button.

    Wherever you find a +1 button and you click it, then wait for a while: It should open up a tab where you can add some text and share it to your circles or public. By clicking at the image displayed you should also be able to change the pic shown on your post.

    There are extensions for that too, this for Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/jgoepmocgafhnchmokaimcmlojpnlkhp
    With this you can +1 and share any outside website.

    If you didn't know it, all your +1:s end up in your Google+ profile, too.
    Here are mine as I've made them public (see your settings on that page - EDIT button):
    https://plus.google.com/107742059751171695340/plusones
    I use this as a bookmarking tool. It also tells a lot of things about my interests...

    Here's a tip for when you want to share from any of those buttons or the extension:

    There's a small inconvenience in the share box. It does not want to accept the 'copypaste' directly, so just type any letter and a space in the beginning and then 'paste' the text you have previously, before clicking on the +1 or share button copied as if you click on the +1 you then cannot go back and copy any part of the text without the share box disappearing. Then remember to remove the letter and the space from the beginning of the post.

    So at first copy a part of the text, click the button, add the text to the share box, add your own insights, use the * and _ at the end and beginning of those words or sentences you'd like to show better to underline your message, then choose the circles or +mention the persons you want to share the story with (or go public). And only then click share.

    *NEW:* 
    There's a very nice Chrome extension by +Tzafrir Rehan called DoShare: You can schedule your Google+ posts and also share a nice comment you've received. Excellent feature! 
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oglhhmnmdocfhmhlekfdecokagmbchnf

    For scheduled sharing from Google+ to other SoMe channels I use Bufferapp:
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/noojglkidnpfjbincgijbaiedldjfbhh

    Cheers, +Jaana Nyström    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 06:15:59
    What is your neighbour posting about?

    Fun tool!
    See What's Hot or popular posts in other countries and languages!

    Open the link, just mouse over the map and click away:

    http://hot.sns-g.com/

    #Plushelp  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 06:15:59
    What is your neighbour posting about?

    Fun tool!
    See What's Hot or popular posts in other countries and languages!

    Open the link, just mouse over the map and click away:

    http://hot.sns-g.com/

    #Plushelp  
  • 18 plusses - 2 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 06:15:59
    What is your neighbour posting about?

    Fun tool!
    See What's Hot or popular posts in other countries and languages!

    Open the link, just mouse over the map and click away:

    http://hot.sns-g.com/

    #Plushelp  
  • 18 plusses - 2 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 06:15:59
    What is your neighbour posting about?

    Fun tool!
    See What's Hot or popular posts in other countries and languages!

    Open the link, just mouse over the map and click away:

    http://hot.sns-g.com/

    #Plushelp  
  • 18 plusses - 2 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 07:28:17
    Who are you?

    Please finish your profile, make it a first priority.

    When you add me to your Circles I always try to check who you are, to see if you're worth circling back.  Without public posts and a good 'Information' text on your profile it's very difficult to determine what your likes are...

    The same if I find you commenting on someone else's post: Make your profile image striking for attracting the attention, if that's what you'd like, that is.

    Posts, profile, photo... If there is nothing showing, I'll not even think of circling you back, sorry.

    The first thing for you to do is to add something to your 'present employer' as it shows on your popup profile pic or hovercard.

    Use your imagination, just a company name does not necessarily tell much. Unless it's Google. :-)

    +Jaana Nyström  has time zone there and 'Google+ enthusiast'... Tells something about her already, right?

    The second thing: Your photo (avatar) should be a good quality one, many (even professional) people have blurry pics. Does not sell well...
    Show us your face! :-)

    More from Google:
    http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/profile/

    Here's a site for you, if you need help with the images:

    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/
    and
    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/GPlusBannerMaker.html

    #Plushelp  
  • 14 plusses - 2 comments - 15 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 07:28:17
    Who are you?

    Please finish your profile, make it a first priority.

    When you add me to your Circles I always try to check who you are, to see if you're worth circling back.  Without public posts and a good 'Information' text on your profile it's very difficult to determine what your likes are...

    The same if I find you commenting on someone else's post: Make your profile image striking for attracting the attention, if that's what you'd like, that is.

    Posts, profile, photo... If there is nothing showing, I'll not even think of circling you back, sorry.

    The first thing for you to do is to add something to your 'present employer' as it shows on your popup profile pic or hovercard.

    Use your imagination, just a company name does not necessarily tell much. Unless it's Google. :-)

    +Jaana Nyström  has time zone there and 'Google+ enthusiast'... Tells something about her already, right?

    The second thing: Your photo (avatar) should be a good quality one, many (even professional) people have blurry pics. Does not sell well...
    Show us your face! :-)

    More from Google:
    http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/profile/

    Here's a site for you, if you need help with the images:

    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/
    and
    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/GPlusBannerMaker.html

    #Plushelp  
  • 14 plusses - 2 comments - 15 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 07:28:17
    Who are you?

    Please finish your profile, make it a first priority.

    When you add me to your Circles I always try to check who you are, to see if you're worth circling back.  Without public posts and a good 'Information' text on your profile it's very difficult to determine what your likes are...

    The same if I find you commenting on someone else's post: Make your profile image striking for attracting the attention, if that's what you'd like, that is.

    Posts, profile, photo... If there is nothing showing, I'll not even think of circling you back, sorry.

    The first thing for you to do is to add something to your 'present employer' as it shows on your popup profile pic or hovercard.

    Use your imagination, just a company name does not necessarily tell much. Unless it's Google. :-)

    +Jaana Nyström  has time zone there and 'Google+ enthusiast'... Tells something about her already, right?

    The second thing: Your photo (avatar) should be a good quality one, many (even professional) people have blurry pics. Does not sell well...
    Show us your face! :-)

    More from Google:
    http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/profile/

    Here's a site for you, if you need help with the images:

    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/
    and
    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/GPlusBannerMaker.html

    #Plushelp  
  • 14 plusses - 2 comments - 15 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 07:28:17
    Who are you?

    Please finish your profile, make it a first priority.

    When you add me to your Circles I always try to check who you are, to see if you're worth circling back.  Without public posts and a good 'Information' text on your profile it's very difficult to determine what your likes are...

    The same if I find you commenting on someone else's post: Make your profile image striking for attracting the attention, if that's what you'd like, that is.

    Posts, profile, photo... If there is nothing showing, I'll not even think of circling you back, sorry.

    The first thing for you to do is to add something to your 'present employer' as it shows on your popup profile pic or hovercard.

    Use your imagination, just a company name does not necessarily tell much. Unless it's Google. :-)

    +Jaana Nyström  has time zone there and 'Google+ enthusiast'... Tells something about her already, right?

    The second thing: Your photo (avatar) should be a good quality one, many (even professional) people have blurry pics. Does not sell well...
    Show us your face! :-)

    More from Google:
    http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/profile/

    Here's a site for you, if you need help with the images:

    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/
    and
    http://www.gplusavatarmaker.com/GPlusBannerMaker.html

    #Plushelp  
  • 14 plusses - 2 comments - 15 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 08:21:32
    All our posts in Timeline format!

    For easy browsing: You can choose from old to new or other way round. You can also see the most popular first.

    You can save this to bookmarks and look at the advice anytime you like. Easy to share outside Google+, too.

    If you change your own Google+ ID (The long number series in the URL of your profile) you can have your own posts in similar Timeline.

    The posts are updated automatically when you publish new ones.

    Take a look:
    All credit for this amazing website goes to +Jari Huomo 
  • 16 plusses - 4 comments - 11 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 08:21:32
    All our posts in Timeline format!

    For easy browsing: You can choose from old to new or other way round. You can also see the most popular first.

    You can save this to bookmarks and look at the advice anytime you like. Easy to share outside Google+, too.

    If you change your own Google+ ID (The long number series in the URL of your profile) you can have your own posts in similar Timeline.

    The posts are updated automatically when you publish new ones.

    Take a look:
    All credit for this amazing website goes to +Jari Huomo 
  • 16 plusses - 4 comments - 11 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 08:21:32
    All our posts in Timeline format!

    For easy browsing: You can choose from old to new or other way round. You can also see the most popular first.

    You can save this to bookmarks and look at the advice anytime you like. Easy to share outside Google+, too.

    If you change your own Google+ ID (The long number series in the URL of your profile) you can have your own posts in similar Timeline.

    The posts are updated automatically when you publish new ones.

    Take a look:
    All credit for this amazing website goes to +Jari Huomo 
  • 16 plusses - 4 comments - 11 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 08:21:32
    All our posts in Timeline format!

    For easy browsing: You can choose from old to new or other way round. You can also see the most popular first.

    You can save this to bookmarks and look at the advice anytime you like. Easy to share outside Google+, too.

    If you change your own Google+ ID (The long number series in the URL of your profile) you can have your own posts in similar Timeline.

    The posts are updated automatically when you publish new ones.

    Take a look:
    All credit for this amazing website goes to +Jari Huomo 
  • 16 plusses - 4 comments - 11 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 10:53:05
    RESHARE:
    Are you living in Europe or would you like to get a breath of the Old Continent in your stream?

    Nice circle for newcomers!

    Reshared text:
    Updated:

    European Google+ Helpers circle!

    People who know about Google+ in it's different aspects and are ready to share their knowledge, often in many languages.

    Enjoy a lively and informative stream around many different topics!

    Here is the CircleCount.com list of all the people in the circle: 
    http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z124tdr4wyn2gfmba04cd1ea5yric3njxj0

    #Plushelp  

    #Jaanatip   #Googleplustips   #circles  
  • 5 plusses - 12 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 10:53:05
    RESHARE:
    Are you living in Europe or would you like to get a breath of the Old Continent in your stream?

    Nice circle for newcomers!

    Reshared text:
    Updated:

    European Google+ Helpers circle!

    People who know about Google+ in it's different aspects and are ready to share their knowledge, often in many languages.

    Enjoy a lively and informative stream around many different topics!

    Here is the CircleCount.com list of all the people in the circle: 
    http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z124tdr4wyn2gfmba04cd1ea5yric3njxj0

    #Plushelp  

    #Jaanatip   #Googleplustips   #circles  
  • 5 plusses - 12 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 10:53:05
    RESHARE:
    Are you living in Europe or would you like to get a breath of the Old Continent in your stream?

    Nice circle for newcomers!

    Reshared text:
    Updated:

    European Google+ Helpers circle!

    People who know about Google+ in it's different aspects and are ready to share their knowledge, often in many languages.

    Enjoy a lively and informative stream around many different topics!

    Here is the CircleCount.com list of all the people in the circle: 
    http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z124tdr4wyn2gfmba04cd1ea5yric3njxj0

    #Plushelp  

    #Jaanatip   #Googleplustips   #circles  
  • 5 plusses - 12 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 10:53:05
    RESHARE:
    Are you living in Europe or would you like to get a breath of the Old Continent in your stream?

    Nice circle for newcomers!

    Reshared text:
    Updated:

    European Google+ Helpers circle!

    People who know about Google+ in it's different aspects and are ready to share their knowledge, often in many languages.

    Enjoy a lively and informative stream around many different topics!

    Here is the CircleCount.com list of all the people in the circle: 
    http://www.circlecount.com/sharedcircle/?id=z124tdr4wyn2gfmba04cd1ea5yric3njxj0

    #Plushelp  

    #Jaanatip   #Googleplustips   #circles  
  • 5 plusses - 12 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 15:59:36
    Advice from Google+ community!

    This page is unofficial and a place where voluntary fellow Plussers help each other in matters concerning the use of Google+.

    Many of the users know more about the technical side of computers than we do, so we concentrate on other matters. 
     
    We give advice about the better use of Google+, not about troubleshooting your computer / phone or fixing the possible bugs in Google+.

    Feedback to Google

    Give Feedback about problems: That you can find on your own G+: The button is located under the cogwheel next to the 'Start a Hangout' -button in the top right hand corner: That's the place to report bugs and problems.  When you have the problem, this reporting system takes a screenshot of it.

    Otherwise: If you know a lot about Google+ and you'd like to be part of the helpers team, please contact +Jaana Nyström 
  • 14 plusses - 8 comments - 18 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 15:59:36
    Advice from Google+ community!

    This page is unofficial and a place where voluntary fellow Plussers help each other in matters concerning the use of Google+.

    Many of the users know more about the technical side of computers than we do, so we concentrate on other matters. 
     
    We give advice about the better use of Google+, not about troubleshooting your computer / phone or fixing the possible bugs in Google+.

    Feedback to Google

    Give Feedback about problems: That you can find on your own G+: The button is located under the cogwheel next to the 'Start a Hangout' -button in the top right hand corner: That's the place to report bugs and problems.  When you have the problem, this reporting system takes a screenshot of it.

    Otherwise: If you know a lot about Google+ and you'd like to be part of the helpers team, please contact +Jaana Nyström 
  • 14 plusses - 8 comments - 18 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 15:59:36
    Advice from Google+ community!

    This page is unofficial and a place where voluntary fellow Plussers help each other in matters concerning the use of Google+.

    Many of the users know more about the technical side of computers than we do, so we concentrate on other matters. 
     
    We give advice about the better use of Google+, not about troubleshooting your computer / phone or fixing the possible bugs in Google+.

    Feedback to Google

    Give Feedback about problems: That you can find on your own G+: The button is located under the cogwheel next to the 'Start a Hangout' -button in the top right hand corner: That's the place to report bugs and problems.  When you have the problem, this reporting system takes a screenshot of it.

    Otherwise: If you know a lot about Google+ and you'd like to be part of the helpers team, please contact +Jaana Nyström 
  • 14 plusses - 8 comments - 18 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 15:59:36
    Advice from Google+ community!

    This page is unofficial and a place where voluntary fellow Plussers help each other in matters concerning the use of Google+.

    Many of the users know more about the technical side of computers than we do, so we concentrate on other matters. 
     
    We give advice about the better use of Google+, not about troubleshooting your computer / phone or fixing the possible bugs in Google+.

    Feedback to Google

    Give Feedback about problems: That you can find on your own G+: The button is located under the cogwheel next to the 'Start a Hangout' -button in the top right hand corner: That's the place to report bugs and problems.  When you have the problem, this reporting system takes a screenshot of it.

    Otherwise: If you know a lot about Google+ and you'd like to be part of the helpers team, please contact +Jaana Nyström 
  • 14 plusses - 8 comments - 18 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:21:29
    RESHARE:
    More circles...

    Reshared text:
    Here they are:

    Rest of the world G+ helpers' circle

    Here we have some of the creme de la creme of Google+:
    No matter where you are from, this is a circle to add for information and helpful advice.

    This circle is still small: Can you suggest more people from  your country who know about Google+?

    Europe and North America people are in another circle.

    #circles   #circleshare   #plushelp  
  • 2 plusses - 4 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:21:29
    RESHARE:
    More circles...

    Reshared text:
    Here they are:

    Rest of the world G+ helpers' circle

    Here we have some of the creme de la creme of Google+:
    No matter where you are from, this is a circle to add for information and helpful advice.

    This circle is still small: Can you suggest more people from  your country who know about Google+?

    Europe and North America people are in another circle.

    #circles   #circleshare   #plushelp  
  • 2 plusses - 4 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:21:29
    RESHARE:
    More circles...

    Reshared text:
    Here they are:

    Rest of the world G+ helpers' circle

    Here we have some of the creme de la creme of Google+:
    No matter where you are from, this is a circle to add for information and helpful advice.

    This circle is still small: Can you suggest more people from  your country who know about Google+?

    Europe and North America people are in another circle.

    #circles   #circleshare   #plushelp  
  • 2 plusses - 4 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:21:29
    RESHARE:
    More circles...

    Reshared text:
    Here they are:

    Rest of the world G+ helpers' circle

    Here we have some of the creme de la creme of Google+:
    No matter where you are from, this is a circle to add for information and helpful advice.

    This circle is still small: Can you suggest more people from  your country who know about Google+?

    Europe and North America people are in another circle.

    #circles   #circleshare   #plushelp  
  • 2 plusses - 4 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:57:07
    RESHARE:
    Still unsure what to do here? :-)
    Helpful info and tips for your Google+!

    Thank you Google+ Helper +Shamil Weerakoon for this post!

    Reshared text:
    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.

    Good Luck, and Keep providing The Feedback to the Google+ Team.
    Thank You.
    #ddstips
  • 16 plusses - 1 comments - 10 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:57:07
    RESHARE:
    Still unsure what to do here? :-)
    Helpful info and tips for your Google+!

    Thank you Google+ Helper +Shamil Weerakoon for this post!

    Reshared text:
    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.

    Good Luck, and Keep providing The Feedback to the Google+ Team.
    Thank You.
    #ddstips
  • 16 plusses - 1 comments - 10 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:57:07
    RESHARE:
    Still unsure what to do here? :-)
    Helpful info and tips for your Google+!

    Thank you Google+ Helper +Shamil Weerakoon for this post!

    Reshared text:
    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.

    Good Luck, and Keep providing The Feedback to the Google+ Team.
    Thank You.
    #ddstips
  • 16 plusses - 1 comments - 10 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 17:57:07
    RESHARE:
    Still unsure what to do here? :-)
    Helpful info and tips for your Google+!

    Thank you Google+ Helper +Shamil Weerakoon for this post!

    Reshared text:
    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.

    Good Luck, and Keep providing The Feedback to the Google+ Team.
    Thank You.
    #ddstips
  • 16 plusses - 1 comments - 10 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 18:20:20
    RESHARE:
    More circle shares:  More help!

    Reshared text:
    This one is updated now:

    Helpers circle USA & Canada

    Need people who know their Google+ inside and out?
    Well, here they are.  

    New to Google+? Listen to these folks and you'll find out lots of things.
    They all post about different topics and are willing to help the newbies.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience!
  • 9 plusses - 1 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 18:20:20
    RESHARE:
    More circle shares:  More help!

    Reshared text:
    This one is updated now:

    Helpers circle USA & Canada

    Need people who know their Google+ inside and out?
    Well, here they are.  

    New to Google+? Listen to these folks and you'll find out lots of things.
    They all post about different topics and are willing to help the newbies.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience!
  • 9 plusses - 1 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 18:20:20
    RESHARE:
    More circle shares:  More help!

    Reshared text:
    This one is updated now:

    Helpers circle USA & Canada

    Need people who know their Google+ inside and out?
    Well, here they are.  

    New to Google+? Listen to these folks and you'll find out lots of things.
    They all post about different topics and are willing to help the newbies.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience!
  • 9 plusses - 1 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-11 18:20:20
    RESHARE:
    More circle shares:  More help!

    Reshared text:
    This one is updated now:

    Helpers circle USA & Canada

    Need people who know their Google+ inside and out?
    Well, here they are.  

    New to Google+? Listen to these folks and you'll find out lots of things.
    They all post about different topics and are willing to help the newbies.

    Enjoy your Google+ experience!
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:39:46
    Found an interesting post but don't have time to read it now?

    Saving posts for later

    Create an empty circle called 'Later' or 'Bookmarks' or 'Favourites' and just share posts with that circle.

    You'll always find the saved posts there.  And when you want to take a look at that circle again, just go to your Home page and choose to see the stream of that circle from the menu on top.

    You might want to move the 'Later' circle to be the first of your circles:

    Go to your circles page and create this by clicking on an empty circle and give it a name. Don't add anyone there and Save.

    Now the circle will be the last on your circles page. Grab the circle with your mouse and slide it to be the first. This way it's easy to share posts with that circle. 

    After you've read the saved posts, you can delete the ones you don't need anymore.

    #Plushelp  by +Jaana Nyström    #circles  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:39:46
    Found an interesting post but don't have time to read it now?

    Saving posts for later

    Create an empty circle called 'Later' or 'Bookmarks' or 'Favourites' and just share posts with that circle.

    You'll always find the saved posts there.  And when you want to take a look at that circle again, just go to your Home page and choose to see the stream of that circle from the menu on top.

    You might want to move the 'Later' circle to be the first of your circles:

    Go to your circles page and create this by clicking on an empty circle and give it a name. Don't add anyone there and Save.

    Now the circle will be the last on your circles page. Grab the circle with your mouse and slide it to be the first. This way it's easy to share posts with that circle. 

    After you've read the saved posts, you can delete the ones you don't need anymore.

    #Plushelp  by +Jaana Nyström    #circles  
  • 13 plusses - 6 comments - 9 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:39:46
    Found an interesting post but don't have time to read it now?

    Saving posts for later

    Create an empty circle called 'Later' or 'Bookmarks' or 'Favourites' and just share posts with that circle.

    You'll always find the saved posts there.  And when you want to take a look at that circle again, just go to your Home page and choose to see the stream of that circle from the menu on top.

    You might want to move the 'Later' circle to be the first of your circles:

    Go to your circles page and create this by clicking on an empty circle and give it a name. Don't add anyone there and Save.

    Now the circle will be the last on your circles page. Grab the circle with your mouse and slide it to be the first. This way it's easy to share posts with that circle. 

    After you've read the saved posts, you can delete the ones you don't need anymore.

    #Plushelp  by +Jaana Nyström    #circles  
  • 13 plusses - 6 comments - 9 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:39:46
    Found an interesting post but don't have time to read it now?

    Saving posts for later

    Create an empty circle called 'Later' or 'Bookmarks' or 'Favourites' and just share posts with that circle.

    You'll always find the saved posts there.  And when you want to take a look at that circle again, just go to your Home page and choose to see the stream of that circle from the menu on top.

    You might want to move the 'Later' circle to be the first of your circles:

    Go to your circles page and create this by clicking on an empty circle and give it a name. Don't add anyone there and Save.

    Now the circle will be the last on your circles page. Grab the circle with your mouse and slide it to be the first. This way it's easy to share posts with that circle. 

    After you've read the saved posts, you can delete the ones you don't need anymore.

    #Plushelp  by +Jaana Nyström    #circles  
  • 13 plusses - 6 comments - 9 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:56:21
    RESHARE:
    Are you in need of Extensions? :-)
    No, not the hair kind.
    Take a look at these pages: Useful stuff.

    Reshared text:
    [Shared Circle]
    Google+ Extension Pages

    These are all the pages of G+-related extensions I am aware of. Since I shared this circle for the first time, three new pages were added (+My Hangouts, +Hangout Canopy and +G+ Game Companion).

    If you know of any page I might have missed, please let me know.

    Tags: #chromeextensionsforgplus #chromeextension #googleplusextension #sharedcircles  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:56:21
    RESHARE:
    Are you in need of Extensions? :-)
    No, not the hair kind.
    Take a look at these pages: Useful stuff.

    Reshared text:
    [Shared Circle]
    Google+ Extension Pages

    These are all the pages of G+-related extensions I am aware of. Since I shared this circle for the first time, three new pages were added (+My Hangouts, +Hangout Canopy and +G+ Game Companion).

    If you know of any page I might have missed, please let me know.

    Tags: #chromeextensionsforgplus #chromeextension #googleplusextension #sharedcircles  
  • 9 plusses - 1 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:56:21
    RESHARE:
    Are you in need of Extensions? :-)
    No, not the hair kind.
    Take a look at these pages: Useful stuff.

    Reshared text:
    [Shared Circle]
    Google+ Extension Pages

    These are all the pages of G+-related extensions I am aware of. Since I shared this circle for the first time, three new pages were added (+My Hangouts, +Hangout Canopy and +G+ Game Companion).

    If you know of any page I might have missed, please let me know.

    Tags: #chromeextensionsforgplus #chromeextension #googleplusextension #sharedcircles  
  • 9 plusses - 1 comments - 0 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 08:56:21
    RESHARE:
    Are you in need of Extensions? :-)
    No, not the hair kind.
    Take a look at these pages: Useful stuff.

    Reshared text:
    [Shared Circle]
    Google+ Extension Pages

    These are all the pages of G+-related extensions I am aware of. Since I shared this circle for the first time, three new pages were added (+My Hangouts, +Hangout Canopy and +G+ Game Companion).

    If you know of any page I might have missed, please let me know.

    Tags: #chromeextensionsforgplus #chromeextension #googleplusextension #sharedcircles  
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 09:51:49
    A very useful tool

    If you haven't added yourself to http://www.circlecount.com/, we recommend you do so!

    Statistics about your profile or page, interesting shared circles, your favourite posts can be saved here, lists of users by country or continent...  Many nice features!

    Make sure you have your location set correctly on your profile page so that it will show up in your country lists.

    This is how you add a business page to your CircleCount profile:
    http://www.circlecount.com/mypages/

    My dear +CircleCount!

    I want to get statistics about my page at +Google+ Help (Unofficial) with this key:
    !!6ygdsxgxhnyyh96v6ywe!! #CircleCountAuthPage


    Thank you!
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 09:51:49
    A very useful tool

    If you haven't added yourself to http://www.circlecount.com/, we recommend you do so!

    Statistics about your profile or page, interesting shared circles, your favourite posts can be saved here, lists of users by country or continent...  Many nice features!

    Make sure you have your location set correctly on your profile page so that it will show up in your country lists.

    This is how you add a business page to your CircleCount profile:
    http://www.circlecount.com/mypages/

    My dear +CircleCount!

    I want to get statistics about my page at +Google+ Help (Unofficial) with this key:
    !!6ygdsxgxhnyyh96v6ywe!! #CircleCountAuthPage


    Thank you!
  • 10 plusses - 7 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 09:51:49
    A very useful tool

    If you haven't added yourself to http://www.circlecount.com/, we recommend you do so!

    Statistics about your profile or page, interesting shared circles, your favourite posts can be saved here, lists of users by country or continent...  Many nice features!

    Make sure you have your location set correctly on your profile page so that it will show up in your country lists.

    This is how you add a business page to your CircleCount profile:
    http://www.circlecount.com/mypages/

    My dear +CircleCount!

    I want to get statistics about my page at +Google+ Help (Unofficial) with this key:
    !!6ygdsxgxhnyyh96v6ywe!! #CircleCountAuthPage


    Thank you!
  • 10 plusses - 7 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 09:51:49
    A very useful tool

    If you haven't added yourself to http://www.circlecount.com/, we recommend you do so!

    Statistics about your profile or page, interesting shared circles, your favourite posts can be saved here, lists of users by country or continent...  Many nice features!

    Make sure you have your location set correctly on your profile page so that it will show up in your country lists.

    This is how you add a business page to your CircleCount profile:
    http://www.circlecount.com/mypages/

    My dear +CircleCount!

    I want to get statistics about my page at +Google+ Help (Unofficial) with this key:
    !!6ygdsxgxhnyyh96v6ywe!! #CircleCountAuthPage


    Thank you!
  • 10 plusses - 7 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 14:22:08
    Different uses of Google+

    There are so many individual uses to this Circleverse of ours:
    Someone may be looking at the platform through professionalism and marketing, others are just having a bit of fun and being social.

    No-one is telling you how to use it:
    However, when well-meaning people give advice on different aspects on how you could use Google+, please respect their suggestions. That's what they are: Suggestions and examples.

    If you don't agree, that's fine. But please refrain from being negative as there are others who might welcome those tips.
    Some people perhaps find the advice suited to their situation and needs.

    No one is forcing anyone to do anything on G+ against their will, so just move on if the advice is not for you. Newcomers welcome all the help they can get, I'm sure.

    No need to even to take part in the discussion if your comment is not constructive, no need to try and prove yourself right.  
    There is no right, there are just different uses and opinions.

    Let's keep G+ positive!

    #Plushelp  
  • 17 plusses - 12 comments - 5 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 14:22:08
    Different uses of Google+

    There are so many individual uses to this Circleverse of ours:
    Someone may be looking at the platform through professionalism and marketing, others are just having a bit of fun and being social.

    No-one is telling you how to use it:
    However, when well-meaning people give advice on different aspects on how you could use Google+, please respect their suggestions. That's what they are: Suggestions and examples.

    If you don't agree, that's fine. But please refrain from being negative as there are others who might welcome those tips.
    Some people perhaps find the advice suited to their situation and needs.

    No one is forcing anyone to do anything on G+ against their will, so just move on if the advice is not for you. Newcomers welcome all the help they can get, I'm sure.

    No need to even to take part in the discussion if your comment is not constructive, no need to try and prove yourself right.  
    There is no right, there are just different uses and opinions.

    Let's keep G+ positive!

    #Plushelp  
  • 17 plusses - 12 comments - 5 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 14:22:08
    Different uses of Google+

    There are so many individual uses to this Circleverse of ours:
    Someone may be looking at the platform through professionalism and marketing, others are just having a bit of fun and being social.

    No-one is telling you how to use it:
    However, when well-meaning people give advice on different aspects on how you could use Google+, please respect their suggestions. That's what they are: Suggestions and examples.

    If you don't agree, that's fine. But please refrain from being negative as there are others who might welcome those tips.
    Some people perhaps find the advice suited to their situation and needs.

    No one is forcing anyone to do anything on G+ against their will, so just move on if the advice is not for you. Newcomers welcome all the help they can get, I'm sure.

    No need to even to take part in the discussion if your comment is not constructive, no need to try and prove yourself right.  
    There is no right, there are just different uses and opinions.

    Let's keep G+ positive!

    #Plushelp  
  • 17 plusses - 12 comments - 5 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 14:22:08
    Different uses of Google+

    There are so many individual uses to this Circleverse of ours:
    Someone may be looking at the platform through professionalism and marketing, others are just having a bit of fun and being social.

    No-one is telling you how to use it:
    However, when well-meaning people give advice on different aspects on how you could use Google+, please respect their suggestions. That's what they are: Suggestions and examples.

    If you don't agree, that's fine. But please refrain from being negative as there are others who might welcome those tips.
    Some people perhaps find the advice suited to their situation and needs.

    No one is forcing anyone to do anything on G+ against their will, so just move on if the advice is not for you. Newcomers welcome all the help they can get, I'm sure.

    No need to even to take part in the discussion if your comment is not constructive, no need to try and prove yourself right.  
    There is no right, there are just different uses and opinions.

    Let's keep G+ positive!

    #Plushelp  
  • 17 plusses - 12 comments - 5 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:42:15
    The way to success on Google+?

    I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone. - Bill Cosby

    These words from Bill Cosby have been my guidelines on Google+, I'm not part of any popular kid's clique, just been doing my thing all along. 

    If a nobody from a small country can achieve to be in so many circles (thank you, my dear Circleverse!), then anybody can.
    It just takes time, effort and perseverance. (And posting in public.) 

    Find your niche, post about the things you love and be yourself, that's my advice.

    Quick tip from +Jaana Nyström 
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:42:15
    The way to success on Google+?

    I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone. - Bill Cosby

    These words from Bill Cosby have been my guidelines on Google+, I'm not part of any popular kid's clique, just been doing my thing all along. 

    If a nobody from a small country can achieve to be in so many circles (thank you, my dear Circleverse!), then anybody can.
    It just takes time, effort and perseverance. (And posting in public.) 

    Find your niche, post about the things you love and be yourself, that's my advice.

    Quick tip from +Jaana Nyström 
  • 20 plusses - 5 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:42:15
    The way to success on Google+?

    I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone. - Bill Cosby

    These words from Bill Cosby have been my guidelines on Google+, I'm not part of any popular kid's clique, just been doing my thing all along. 

    If a nobody from a small country can achieve to be in so many circles (thank you, my dear Circleverse!), then anybody can.
    It just takes time, effort and perseverance. (And posting in public.) 

    Find your niche, post about the things you love and be yourself, that's my advice.

    Quick tip from +Jaana Nyström 
  • 20 plusses - 5 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:42:15
    The way to success on Google+?

    I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone. - Bill Cosby

    These words from Bill Cosby have been my guidelines on Google+, I'm not part of any popular kid's clique, just been doing my thing all along. 

    If a nobody from a small country can achieve to be in so many circles (thank you, my dear Circleverse!), then anybody can.
    It just takes time, effort and perseverance. (And posting in public.) 

    Find your niche, post about the things you love and be yourself, that's my advice.

    Quick tip from +Jaana Nyström 
  • 20 plusses - 5 comments - 8 shares | Read in G+
  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:57:54
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:57:54
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  • Gplus Expertise2012-07-12 17:57:54
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