In this video, popular blogger Chris Brogan shares examples of successful ways business owners are using Google+.

"What Google+ is turning into is a place where people connect on [common] interests, and anything you share in Google+ to the public domain immediately gets picked up in Google the search engine," says Brogan, president of Human Business Works, a small-business education and growth company.

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Whether or not your business chooses to actively participate in social media sites like Google+, Brogan says you should be aware you're still being talked about on the social web and being sought out through search engines like Google.

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