"The In's and Out's Of Google Plus" SourceCon 2014
The In’s And Outs of Google+
• Google+ Has 540 Million Active Users
• 2nd to Facebook
• Google continues to integrate all products with
• Google is not only a Platform but releasing new
• Google Plus is not only Social Platform but they
are continuously launching new Products!
Social News Daily - Source: Global Web Index
• Google Drive (Documents, Spreadsheets, Forms,
Presentations, Survey’s etc.)
• Hangouts - Private (Up to ten people)
Hangouts ON AIR - LIVE and uploads to a
connected YouTube account for FREE
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AND - Use to find more than one word.
example: Aerospace AND defense
OR - Use to find one word or another (one can also use “|”)
example: Aerospace OR defense / Aerospace | defense
NOT – To exclude a word from a search use the – sign
example: -job –jobs –resume -cv
Quotations – To find an exact phrase use quotation marks
example: “El Segundo, CA” AND “company name”
Parentheses – to separate a portion of the equation in order to use
multiple operators use parenthesis
example: (aerospace OR defense OR DoD) AND “El Segundo, CA”
•To find a word in a website title – intitle:
•To find a word in a URL – inurl:
•To search for documents on a specific site,
commonly referred to as the X Ray technique
use – site:
•To search for a certain type of document Filetype: (pdf doc xls)
Home/People - Google will suggest folks to circle based on the information you add on
Example: Current and former colleagues, People you attended or graduated with in High
School or any Universities listed. This is very similar to Facebook but a great way to start
building your network
You can also enter Simple Boolean under Home/Search
You can share a max of 500 people
You can also share a private circle with another contact
Example: Jeremy sent me his Talent Acquisition circle so I could
combine one I created with his.
You can name a circle
“talent peeps TX” or
“Attended SC Atlanta
2014” The only person
who can view the name
you choose is YOU!
This is how a shared circle will appear in a stream.
Jeremy shared this particular one publicly.
It will not appear in a public stream if you choose to select
contacts or small circles, etc.