If you're having a hard time getting your own routine going, here's a simple routine for managing your social media participation... Seems sound to me. I do it differently, personally, but the idea of having your "five buckets of focus" could be really useful to people who still aren't used to "being social."
There's a 10 minute video on this blog that seems to be a recording of a screen cast/webinar that Kim does monthly. I find her voice incredibly annoying but the content demonstrates many of the same principles I'm highlighting with my clients.
Once you get your stream going in G+, you keep finding new stuff that interests you it's hard to stop finding more. Somehow the experience in G+ is stronger than just surfing the web or in other social networks.
Understanding how Google Search works in 2012 - and how you can make it easier for people who need what you have to share to find YOU when they're searching - is a fundamental 21st century "social skill."
Here's a sweet little vid and a link to a fine step-by-step navigation of how you can use Search 2012 in truly smart ways!
A new extra for Hangouts with extras: make phone calls from inside a hangout We are constantly listening to feedback so that we can make Hangouts even… (#googleplusupdate #hangouts Now you can make phone calls from a hangout,
You don't even realize there's a game. (And any contest, market, project or engagement is at some level a game). You start getting involved and it feels like a matter of life or death. Every slight cuts deeply, every win...