Google Plus

Google Plus

Launched in June 2011 by search engine giant Google Inc., Google+ is a social networking service that integrates numerous Google services, including Google Profiles.

Most notably the service -- also referred to simply as G+ -- allows users to group their contacts into Circles, enabling members to sort their contacts into specific categories. This in turn allows users to tailor posts and send them to specific social groups.

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Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)

Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)

Kids already use Gmail and they're obsessed with YouTube. Now Google wants to make it legit, as in legal.
12 Things You Should Do on Your Personal Google+ Account Right Now

12 Things You Should Do on Your Personal Google+ Account Right Now

Google's social network has subtly creeped into your emailing, browsing and a variety of other activities across the web. Here's how to kick your profile up a notch or two.
6 Big Opportunities With Google+ Hangouts on Air

6 Big Opportunities With Google+ Hangouts on Air

Every marketing advantage of video is multiplied on Google+ HOA, including your chances of becoming an Internet personality.
How to Stop Google From Using Your Name and Face in Ads

How to Stop Google From Using Your Name and Face in Ads

Take these fast, easy steps to keep your mug out of Google ads.
How to Accumulate Good Customer Reviews That Stick

How to Accumulate Good Customer Reviews That Stick

Posting fake reviews and asking customers to post reviews can land you in trouble with Yelp and Google. Instead, follow these tips.
Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Here are the worst times to post to the different channels.
The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

It's critical to reevaluate your social media strategy at least once a year, if not quarterly.
Your Customers Are Likely More Engaged on YouTube Than on Facebook or Twitter

Your Customers Are Likely More Engaged on YouTube Than on Facebook or Twitter

A new study shows that YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn create the most quality social referrals.
Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Post Smarter: The Best Times to Use Social Platforms (Infographic)

Having the right content is great, but knowing the time of day when people are most receptive to posts is invaluable.
Why You Should Be on Google+

Why You Should Be on Google+

Small businesses can gain from tapping the social media platform of the search engine giant.
A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days

A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days

Revamp your online presence in one week.
How to Size Images on Social Media: A Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

How to Size Images on Social Media: A Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Take the pain out of adding images to your brand's social media accounts by following this easy guide to sizing images.
4 Ideas for Hosting Google+ Hangouts 'On Air'

4 Ideas for Hosting Google+ Hangouts 'On Air'

How to make the social network's video conferencing tool work for your business.
Getting Started on Google +

Getting Started on Google +

A step-by-step guide to creating a presence on the fast-growing social network of 250 million users, from the former chief evangelist for Apple.
4 Tools for High-Def Video Conferencing

4 Tools for High-Def Video Conferencing

Bring clarity to your next meeting with one of these four video conferencing tools, then choose which way you want to connect.
How Google+ Can Improve Your SEO

How Google+ Can Improve Your SEO

Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan on why having an account on the social network can improve your search results.
Richard Branson on How to Connect With Your Customers

Richard Branson on How to Connect With Your Customers

The celebrated entrepreneur explains how to use social media to effectively connect with your customers.
How the New Google+ Local Tab Could Influence Local SEO

How the New Google+ Local Tab Could Influence Local SEO

Here's how you can maximize the local search benefits of the new Google+ Local feature for your website.
Google+ Adds New Local Listings Tab for Businesses

Google+ Adds New Local Listings Tab for Businesses

A company's listing on Google will be available to users across Google search, maps, mobile and now Google+.
What You Need to Know About the New Google Plus Design

What You Need to Know About the New Google Plus Design

Google's social network takes cues from Facebook and Twitter for its new look.
Chris Brogan on How Businesses Benefit from Google+

Chris Brogan on How Businesses Benefit from Google+

The popular blogger shares examples how business owners are getting involved in Google+.
How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse

How the White House Became a Social-Media Powerhouse

Macon Phillips, the White House's director of New Media, describes how the administration is using social media in unique ways -- and how your business can too.
Chris Brogan on Social Media Starter Tips to Grow Your Business

Chris Brogan on Social Media Starter Tips to Grow Your Business

The popular blogger shares helpful strategies for small-business owners getting started on social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Google+.
Why Chris Brogan Loves Google Plus

Why Chris Brogan Loves Google Plus

Google+ isn't just for networking anymore. Here are four ways to put it to work to amp up your revenues.
Emerging Social Media Sites to Attract Users

Emerging Social Media Sites to Attract Users

As email and instant messaging loses prowess among users, smaller social-networking sites are stepping up.

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