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Google Plus for Business: 3 Google Plus Tools to Help Your Business

Google Plus for Business: 3 Google Plus Tools to Help Your Business | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it

Google Plus Tools help you to become more efficient and effective with Google plus. If you are using Google plus for business check out this article....

 

Google + is an extremely important platform for anyone that wants to market their business online. It is much more than a social network and within the next 2 years you will have a Google + account whether you like or not as it is the foundation layer for all Google products including search. A couple of months back we covered an article on Google plus tools but we’ve discovered some more useful tools and plugins we want to share. So here are 3 killer tools if you are using Google Plus for Business....


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Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s insight:

Two tools are new to me, and all three are/ seem to be great.

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Ji Woong Jang's comment, May 16, 2013 7:33 AM
Thanks Christina ! I got the more idea how to use Google+ well ^^
Christina Lee's curator insight, May 17, 2013 12:31 AM

Good tools to manage you buisness!

Christina Lee's comment, May 17, 2013 12:32 AM
Thank you!
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A heady mix of some old, some new tricks backed by the crushing weight of Google. Google+ can't go wrong, and you can't go wrong with it. If you aren't there already, you are going wrong.
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Customers Still Prefer The Telephone, Email And Even FAQs Over Social Media For Support [STUDY] - AllTwitter

Customers Still Prefer The Telephone, Email And Even FAQs Over Social Media For Support [STUDY] - AllTwitter | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Customers Still Prefer The Telephone, Email And Even FAQs Over Social Media For Support [STUDY]
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Not surprised. This reflects my own preferences.

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Google Adds Account History Settings to Show You What You’ve Been Searching For | DashBurst

Google Adds Account History Settings to Show You What You’ve Been Searching For | DashBurst | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Google remembers everything you search for. Now there is even a new Google setting called Account History that lets you browse and manage these old queries including past Google Search history, places you’ve been, YouTube searches and videos you’ve watched. Google uses these saved searches to help deliver better search and YouTube suggestions, advertisements and […]
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Google letting you know it knows what you did last summer. And the summer before. And the summers before.

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How to Grow Your Google+ Fan Base to 1,000 Followers & Beyond

How to Grow Your Google+ Fan Base to 1,000 Followers & Beyond | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
if your brand is new to Google+ or you've been investing your energy and resources on other networks, here's how to grow your fan base to 1,000 followers.
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Funny. You can use ads until you have a certain number of followers. Wish Facebook would learn that lesson.

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Want to format your Google+ posts like the pros? Try this extension

Want to format your Google+ posts like the pros? Try this extension | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
One of the most interesting features of Google+ is the ability to style the text of your updates to make them look like blog posts. Not too sure what they are? No worries! Post Editor for Google+ to the rescue!

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Very interesting

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A.K.Andrew's curator insight, May 20, 11:53 AM

Sounds like a great tool to improve your G+ posts

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Google de-emphasizes Google Plus: what marketers need to do right now

Google de-emphasizes Google Plus: what marketers need to do right now | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
In response to changes with Google Plus, there is one important thing that every marketer, business and Google Plus user needs to do right now: chill out.
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I agree. Just chill.

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How to Authorize Your SlideShare Profile with Google+, Improve CTR

How to Authorize Your SlideShare Profile with Google+, Improve CTR | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it

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I am getting more regular at Google+, am practically non-existent on SlideShare. Got to do something about it. This post comes as a timely reminder.

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Google Glass Is Going On Sale For One Day Only - Vibe

Google Glass Is Going On Sale For One Day Only - Vibe | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Google Glass Is Going On Sale For One Day Only
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Glass also comes equipped with Google apps like Gmail, Google Maps, Google Plus and Google Now. If you have $1,500 to blow, you can become a Glass Explorer tomorrow at 9am EST by copping it here.
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This Google Glass thing has me vexed - it seems to be an invitation to get thrashed in some parts of the world.

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Google Plus Adds View Count to Profiles and Pages

Google Plus Adds View Count to Profiles and Pages | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
While people and pages have always shown how many other people have circled them, Google has now added the ability to see how many times your profile or page has been Viewed. +Kenneth Manesse Sr. pointed out that now, on your profile page next to your follower count, there's a new metric called Views. The metric is there for both personal profiles and business Pages.
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Right now, I find this a welcome development, and hopefully, I won't have to eat my words later.

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BBC sparks anger by dropping homosexuality in Islam debate from panel show

BBC sparks anger by dropping homosexuality in Islam debate from panel show | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
The BBC has come under fire for dropping a planned debate about homosexuality in Islam from a BBC3 politics show.
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BBC genuflects before the Islamists.

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Google Talk Makes Way for Google Hangouts – Time for Free Download and ... - CultureMob (blog)

Google Talk Makes Way for Google Hangouts – Time for Free Download and ... - CultureMob (blog) | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
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Talk the talk, hang out at the hangout.

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Advice and Tips to increase your followers on Google Plus - Online Media Direct Ltd (blog)

Advice and Tips to increase your followers on Google Plus - Online Media Direct Ltd (blog) | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Advice and Tips to increase your followers on Google Plus Online Media Direct Ltd (blog) If you have only just got used to using Facebook and Twitter to promote your business, the thought of doing it all over again with a new social network may...
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To put it very briefly: keep truckin'.

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How Google+ can win over parents and grandparents from Facebook

How Google+ can win over parents and grandparents from Facebook | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Fortunately for Google, it has a great photos product. It's so much better than Facebook's that it's not even funny.
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Look, Grampa and Grandma! It's me!

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Google+ now has 1.15 billion users!

Google+ now has 1.15 billion users! | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it

Looking for updated traffic numbers on Google+ traffic? Social media agency We Are Social released an interesting infographic on Wednesday. Here are some highlights


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Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s insight:

I have always believed in Google Plus.

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Looking for updated traffic numbers on Google+ traffic? Social media agency We Are Social released an interesting infographic on Wednesday. Here are some highlights

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@malek, nerds are people too. ;-)
Tomas Trejbal's curator insight, February 20, 1:49 AM

few interesting stats about G+ and other Google services... dominant sales of Android phones positively affects number of Google + subscribers...

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Google Plus Pages Get Mobile Management And Insights

Google Plus Pages Get Mobile Management And Insights | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Last week, Google revealed an entirely new back-end and dashboard for Google+ Business Pages that featured a rich set of analytics called Insights. And now they're available as a new app.
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Wonder why it took so long.

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Hangouts' web chat now lets you sketch messages - Engadget

Hangouts' web chat now lets you sketch messages - Engadget | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Hangouts' web chat now lets you sketch messages
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Ever threatened to draw someone a picture because they didn't understand you in an online chat? It's now easy to act on that threat.
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Now you can drool... sorry, doodle on social media.

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Increasing engagement on Google+ is that easy!

Increasing engagement on Google+ is that easy! | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
One question people often ask me is: "How can I get more responses to my posts on Google+?"Here is an easy tip to help you gather steam.First, Let Me Bust One of the Biggest Myths out ThereGoogle+ is

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Food for thought, here.

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Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com's curator insight, June 4, 4:06 PM


One top tip to easily increase engagement on Google+. Works like a charm!

Miquel Loriz's curator insight, June 5, 12:20 AM

Menciona a otros con+ o @ (aunque con prudencia)

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+ - Jeffbullas's Blog

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Google+ - Jeffbullas's Blog | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Google+ is the second largest social media network.behind Facebook and people are still confused about it. Here are some common mistakes to avoid on Google+
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I am always pleased to read, and recommend, common sense posts like this. Even if you are aware of the issues the post talks about, it serves as a great refresher course.

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Leftist media distort Bundy's words and miss his point - DigiNews

Leftist media distort Bundy's words and miss his point - DigiNews | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Leftist media distort Bundy's words and miss his point
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What Bundy described from outside the black community looking in, the Rev. C.L. Bryant described from the inside.
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A distorted viewpoint of an alleged distortion.

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Are You Getting Bored With Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Are You Getting Bored With Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Are You Getting Bored With Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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I am not sure I am.

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Google Plus Notifications update stands out with titles - Online Social Media

Google Plus Notifications update stands out with titles - Online Social Media | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Online Social Media Google Plus Notifications update stands out with titles Online Social Media Use titles at all times, Make titles bold, When adding a photo there will not be a description like when you add a URL so still add a title with a * at...
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Does Google Plus Influence Search Rankings? - Website Magazine

Does Google Plus Influence Search Rankings? - Website Magazine | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Google Plus is believed by many to impact search ranking even though Google's Matt Cutts said it does not have an impact. If you have been in ... and white. Here is what Crystal had to say about Google + and its SEO impact.
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Consensus: Yes, it does.

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Illinois Clean Energy Report Shows the Power of Community Choice - Triple Pundit

Illinois Clean Energy Report Shows the Power of Community Choice - Triple Pundit | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
Triple Pundit Illinois Clean Energy Report Shows the Power of Community Choice Triple Pundit 91 Illinois communities get 100% clean powe, Chicago gets more wind The tubes have been buzzing over a new report announcing that 91 Illinois communities...
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Is the world listening?

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Google Apps update alerts: Additional admin controls for Hangouts

In November we announced a suite of new admin features in Hangouts. Today, we are announcing a few more features that make Hangouts work better for businesses, schools and governments. Administrator setting to warn ...
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Are you hanging out the right way?

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What Google Plus users think of Facebook - Online Social Media

What Google Plus users think of Facebook - Online Social Media | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
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What Google Plus users think of Facebook
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Two days ago we reported about a new Google Plus community I started called “Google Plus is so much better than Facebook – right,” and two days ago it had 70 members.
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Facebook?@#*$#!! (I actually use both, regularly.)

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10 Reasons To Use Google+ Communities - Business 2 Community

10 Reasons To Use Google+ Communities - Business 2 Community | UsingGooglePlus | Scoop.it
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10 Reasons To Use Google+ Communities
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Google+ had a big 2013. With over 1 billion registered users and 340 million active users, it is steadily gaining ground on Facebook.
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I am all for Google+, so I don't need 10 reasons, but you may.

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