...What if I told you there is now a place where all those things you did from your Facebook Groups to develop a relevant and interested audience for your business, could be done easier, smarter, more effectively, and free of charge?
Google+ Communities, because of the added services available to Google+ Users and integration with all the other benefits of the Google infrastructure, simply blows Facebook Groups out of the water.
There are four types of Google+ Communities available:
Two are private Communities, and another two are Public. Anyone can join a Public Community and create posts, leave comments on others posts, share images and video, join a Hangout. The owner of a public community has the option of leaving the community unrestricted, or can make community membership subject to an invitation, or approval from a Community Moderator....
[J.C. Kendall provides an in depth look at the advantages of the new Google+ Communities. A must-read if you're a business frustrated with Facebook ~ Jeff]