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Google Plus Tips

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Google Plus Tips

  1. 1. Google Plus Janet Fouts – Social Media Coach
  2. 2. It ain’t Facebook <ul><li>Incorporates your information from Gmail, searches on Google </li></ul><ul><li>One long newsfeed </li></ul><ul><li>Newsfeed for your circles </li></ul><ul><li>Newsfeed for people who aren’t on G+ yet </li></ul>
  3. 3. It ain’t Twitter <ul><li>Threaded Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Video Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Circles </li></ul><ul><li>Huddles </li></ul><ul><li>Direct message a team </li></ul>
  4. 4. It’s like the good old days <ul><li>Threaded discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Tangental thought </li></ul><ul><li>Developing on the fly </li></ul><ul><li>Kinda scary </li></ul>
  5. 6. Take control of your social network
  6. 7. OK, but what’s it going to do for me? <ul><li>Personal branding </li></ul><ul><li>Find influencers on topics and connect directly </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>SEO </li></ul>
  7. 8. NOT for your business (officially) <ul><li>For the moment this is personal </li></ul><ul><li>Ceo? Develop your own self </li></ul><ul><li>Be genuine </li></ul><ul><li>Generous </li></ul><ul><li>Build your following for when you need it…later </li></ul>
  8. 9. Getting started
  9. 10. http://gplus.to/jfouts
  10. 11. Build some circles
  11. 12. Circles <ul><li>Circles aren’t really private </li></ul><ul><li>Click limited to see who a post was shared with </li></ul>
  12. 13. Create Circles that matter <ul><li>Real friends </li></ul><ul><li>Work related </li></ul><ul><li>Filter news and deliver it to your client’s G+ accounts </li></ul><ul><li>People you’d like to know better </li></ul><ul><li>Technical- support </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul>
  13. 14. Alternative circles <ul><li>introduce people </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Read Later </li></ul><ul><li>Location based </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul>
  14. 15. Find your Sparks <ul><li>Filtered stories based on what you’ve selected for topics </li></ul><ul><li>Share information with the right circles </li></ul><ul><li>Create a spark for your brand and industry </li></ul>
  15. 16. Go Hangout
  16. 17. Huddles <ul><li>Group messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Team tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Activism </li></ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul>
  17. 19. Sharing
  18. 20. Posting tips <ul><li>*bold* </li></ul><ul><li>-strike through- </li></ul><ul><li>_ italic_  </li></ul><ul><li>To @ or +Janet Fouts </li></ul><ul><li>“ direct”message </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging + or @Janet Fouts </li></ul><ul><li>Useful in long comment streams </li></ul><ul><li>Click the timestamp for a permalink </li></ul>
  19. 21. Sharing
  20. 22. Notifications <ul><li>send to your phone </li></ul><ul><li>mute busy threads </li></ul><ul><li>follow up! </li></ul>
  21. 23. Tracking <ul><li>Google Webmaster tools </li></ul><ul><li>+1 metrics </li></ul><ul><li>Search Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Audience </li></ul>
  22. 24. Working it into your website
  23. 25. Extensions?
  24. 26. Want more tips? <ul><li>Connect with me on G+ </li></ul><ul><li>http://gplus.to/jfouts </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll add you to my tips circle </li></ul>
  25. 27. Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>@jfouts </li></ul><ul><li>JanetFouts.com </li></ul><ul><li>SocialMediaCoachingCenter.com </li></ul><ul><li>408.216.7423 </li></ul>

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