Google+ Communities

Google Plus App Updated For Community Managers And More

One of the features that Google+ has recently given Community Managers is the ability to pin posts to the top of the community stream, and now that capability has been added to both iOS and Android device apps.

How to Create a Google+ Community

The Best Google+ Communities

The Best Google+ Communities

When Google enabled the creation and proliferation of Google+ Communities, they did indeed proliferate. In addition to general topic communities, countless other communities sprang up revolving around niche topics and questions, people and businesses, and anything else you might imagine. And since Google continues to make improvements to the communities and moderation tools, community use and growth remains strong.

Promoting Content with Google+

Promoting Content with Google+

Many bloggers stop the promotion of their content on social media sites at Facebook and Twitter. While Facebook and Twitter are great ways to spread the word about new and existing content, it is by no means the only relevant social media platform available to bloggers.

Cleaning Up Your Google+ Communities

Cleaning Up Your Google+ Communities

If you've joined a lot of Google+ communities looking for opportunities for discussion and to meet new people, you're likely a member of at least a few communities that either aren't active, or are not providing you with the valuable discussion you were looking for. These excess communities add to the total number of communities listed on your community page, complicating your ability to find and participate in the communities you're interested in.

A Google+ Community for St. Louis

A Google+ Community for St. Louis

Google+ Communities have been created for quite a few topics, with more being launched every day. One area that is still lagging though is virtual regional communities. As a St. Louis business owner, one of the first things I did when I started to join communities was to look for a St. Louis community. Initially there were only one or two of course, and since then a few more have popped up. Very few though are active, and the ones that are aren't focused on business. So, I have created a new community just for St. Louis businesses called St. Louis Networking.

How to make Google+ your favorite Social Network

How to make Google+ your favorite Social Network

If you aren't yet using Google+, or aren't logging in regularly, the social network may seem a bit intimidating. It's different from Facebook in a lot of ways, and there are a number of features and nuances that may not be obvious how to use or what you're supposed to do. These are perfectly understandable stumbling blocks to using and getting value out of Google+. The thing is, particularly if you're in business, Google+ is rapidly developing as the premiere network!

Google+ adds a load of new features to mobile app

Google+ adds a load of new features to mobile app

Google has released version 4.3.0 of their mobile app for Google+ today and it comes chock full of updates and features that are sure to brighten your Monday.

According to the update, the new release includes:

Can Google+ Save Discussion Forums?

Can Google+ Save Discussion Forums?

Forums, Groups, Communities... Bulletin Board Systems... Discussion forums have been around the Internet in one form or another for over 20 years. The concept is simple: give people a place to post questions and discussion topics, and respond to posts from other people. The problem is, virtually every discussion forum has and continues to be inundated with spammers, even on the major social networks.

Google+ Pages get loud

Google+ Pages get loud

"What? What's that you say? I'm sorry, I can't hear you." That may have been what Google+ users were saying before, but not now. When Google allowed businesses to create business profiles on their shiny new social network, called Google+ Pages, business owners and marketers were excited to get started and many jumped at the chance.