Introduction to Google Plus       TechCamp Memphis          May 12, 2012            Joe Spake    Spake.com joe@spake.com  ...
Why Google Plus?Aren’t Facebook and Twitter enough?
PCourtesy of Guy Kawasaki *
Courtesy of Guy Kawasaki *
Signing upLearning to love Google
http://plus.google.com
Your Home Page just after signing upImage courtesy of Guy Kawasaki*
Slider
Finding interesting people     Google Plus Search
Search Dropdown Box
Building circles
Circles are Cool• You don’t have to circle people back• You can put people in multiple circles• No one knows who is in you...
Posting to Google Plus
Photo   Video                Link
Add more peopleDropdown BoxNote: can also add individualsvia + or @
Extra privacy with the Disable     Comments and Lock                          Dropdown box
The power of the +1
Robust Button functionality
+1 SEO in the Social Search                  Takes you to Google +                                          Personal Resul...
Hangouts
• Up to 10 people• Screen sharing• Chat• Hangouts on Air <<<<new feature now  available to everyone• Live broadcasting• Sa...
Business Pages  Pros and Cons
Business Page Features• Multiple Admins• Cannot add individuals to circles unless they  add you first• Notifications in Go...
What the Plus!      Google+ for the Rest of Us           Guy KawasakiCopyright © Guy Kawasaki, 2012All rights reserved. A...
Introduction to Google+
Introduction to Google+
Introduction to Google+
Introduction to Google+
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Introduction to Google+, presented at TechCamp Memphis on May 12, 2012. Overview of Google Plus for beginners and those already using Google+, covering opening an account, finding friends, building and leveraging Google+ Circles, and Google+ Hangouts

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Introduction to Google+

  1. 1. Introduction to Google Plus TechCamp Memphis May 12, 2012 Joe Spake Spake.com joe@spake.com 901.314.5563
  2. 2. Why Google Plus?Aren’t Facebook and Twitter enough?
  3. 3. PCourtesy of Guy Kawasaki *
  4. 4. Courtesy of Guy Kawasaki *
  5. 5. Signing upLearning to love Google
  6. 6. http://plus.google.com
  7. 7. Your Home Page just after signing upImage courtesy of Guy Kawasaki*
  8. 8. Slider
  9. 9. Finding interesting people Google Plus Search
  10. 10. Search Dropdown Box
  11. 11. Building circles
  12. 12. Circles are Cool• You don’t have to circle people back• You can put people in multiple circles• No one knows who is in your circles unless you share them• Total control over where your content goes• Circling someone lets you see their public posts in your stream
  13. 13. Posting to Google Plus
  14. 14. Photo Video Link
  15. 15. Add more peopleDropdown BoxNote: can also add individualsvia + or @
  16. 16. Extra privacy with the Disable Comments and Lock Dropdown box
  17. 17. The power of the +1
  18. 18. Robust Button functionality
  19. 19. +1 SEO in the Social Search Takes you to Google + Personal Results Default in Chrome Toggle to hide Personal search Google Chrome
  20. 20. Hangouts
  21. 21. • Up to 10 people• Screen sharing• Chat• Hangouts on Air <<<<new feature now available to everyone• Live broadcasting• Save to YouTube
  22. 22. Business Pages Pros and Cons
  23. 23. Business Page Features• Multiple Admins• Cannot add individuals to circles unless they add you first• Notifications in Google+ work better with Profile pages• Get your message out to the public
  24. 24. What the Plus! Google+ for the Rest of Us Guy KawasakiCopyright © Guy Kawasaki, 2012All rights reserved. Available via Amazon.com and other e- book sellers* Thanks to Guy Kawasaki for permission touse illustrations from this book

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