+ Everything   Webmasters   Need  To  Know   About + Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
I’ll help you discover: <ul><li>How to get it </li></ul><ul><li>How to use Google + to market your business and help with ...
How   do   you   create   an  account   for   your   business? Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
<ul><li>Google has  banned  unauthorized business profiles for now, instead recommending you use a “real person who is wil...
<ul><li>Step 1 :  Choose who you think can  best represent  your  company  on this social network i.e. CEO, Owner, Marketi...
Step2:  You need a  Google  account… Go to  https://www.google.com/accounts/Login Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Note:  You can use  any  email address Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Step 3:   Now go to  https://plus.google.com ,  click   “Sign In”..  Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Step 4:  Simply  sign in .. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Step 5:  It’ll prompt you to create a  Google Profile Enter the details of the person you chose here. Powered by: http://w...
Create   Your   Profile Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
You will be directed to the  Welcome page . To complete your profile.. Click here & then click on the ‘Edit Profile’ butto...
Google   has made it clear that: <ul><li>“ Once these pages/profiles arrive they will probably operate in a way that’s pre...
These sections indicated appear in your  search results  so take advantage of this! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
So  optimize  your profile!! <ul><li>Title  = Google Plus Profile name. </li></ul><ul><li>Description  = Introduction fiel...
Make sure you select  “Anyone on the web”  in the  ‘Introduction’  section.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
And the  ‘Links’  section.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
1. Now click on your name. 2. Then  ‘Privacy’  and you will see.. This is what it will look like in the search results Pow...
Tip: When someone  hovers their mouse over your profile image,  a small pop up will appear  showing your profile photo, yo...
This  when they hover their mouse over your image? Here’s a  simple trick  to do this for your profile.  Powered by: http:...
<ul><li>Go to ‘Edit my profile’. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  ‘Employment’  or  ‘Education’  section. </li></ul><ul><li>Ent...
And while you can’t change your permanent Google + URL, you can  shorten   it   so it is easier to use to  promote your Go...
going to  http://gplus.to/  to shorten your URL and entering the relevant information. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus....
Circles   &   Streams <ul><li>Circles  help you organize people in groups so you can share content relevant to that partic...
<ul><li>When adding people you’ll be able to  specify a existing circle  to put them or create a new circle.  </li></ul>Yo...
<ul><li>You can also just select people and  drag and drop   them in circles at any time </li></ul>I.e. When a  potential ...
Now you’ll want to  add some people.. <ul><li>Through Google’s Suggestions.   On the right hand side, Google gives suggest...
2. Through  Yahoo Mail & Hotmail  by going viewing your ‘Circles’ (Add your mailing list!) Powered by: http://www.SocialMo...
Now you can see  what people in that circle share  when you click on that particular circle . Powered by: http://www.Socia...
Tip:  If you expand the  ‘Share’ box,  you can  drag and drop content , photos, links, videos & other users profiles into ...
Tip:  You can send direct messages to multiple people by using  the @ symbol  followed by their name (only they can see yo...
But  Circles  aren’t just for sorting contacts, you can use them as a  bookmarking device! Powered by: http://www.SocialMo...
For example, I created a  ‘social media’ circle . When someone from my normal circle posts a related message or link to an...
Now I can view these status updates and articles easily any time, just by clicking on the ‘Social Media’ stream. This is  ...
Hangouts Let’s up to 10 users  video  and  voice chat  with each other Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Start a  Hangout Click  ‘Start a Hangout’,  then a window will pop up. Just click  ‘Install Plugin’. Powered by: http://ww...
Now just ‘Add  circles  or  people ’ you want to  hangout  with. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
You can even select  YouTube videos  for everyone in your hangout to watch. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Hangouts have  great potential  for businesses.. <ul><li>Conduct  workshops  and  seminars. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate ...
Looking for somewhere to  “hangout”  on  Google + ?  Go to  http://gphangouts.com/   to find  a  directory of Public Googl...
You can also  start your own hangout <ul><li>You can use  bookmarket  to make sure your hangout automatically appears on g...
Sparks Receive content from  around the internet  on any topic so you can  easily share  this with the circles you choose....
Just click on  ‘Sparks’  then enter the topic you’re  interested in. Then just click  “share”  on content you find interes...
This allows for  targeted marketing opportunities  for businesses You can suggest information you think is  valuable to a ...
Photos Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
When you click on a  photo , you will see this page. A  useful feature  is the ability to see the photo while commenting o...
Add  special effects Click on  ‘Actions’,  then Edit’ and this screen will appear to the left . Powered by: http://www.Soc...
You can  instantly upload photos  from your phone. Add photos from company events and seminars as they happen to  help cus...
Security   Settings Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
You can specify which sections of your profile you want to be  visible in any way you like, public to the web, specific ci...
You   can also specify whether  to include photos on your profile, photo tag approval settings  and whether to display geo...
Google  chat security settings  <ul><li>When you go to the  stream  section on the left hand side, there is a Google chat ...
The best part is you can test your profile by  viewing as another user  (Check what people in different circles see). Just...
Now I can see what  ‘Siv Rauv’ can see  when if visits my profile. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
You can also change the  visibility of your circles. Just go to  ‘Edit Profile’  and click on any of the people in your ci...
Notifications Google+   creates notifications when  events occur that involve you , such as when you're tagged in a photo ...
The  notifications   are much more advanced than Facebook. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com View your notifications ...
You’ll  find  that.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com It let’s you comment on status updates right  within the  noti...
To  make sure your circle will see your post  (Each circles contains streams of many updates so the user may not see your ...
Advanced  Tips Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Format the words  in your posts Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
It will  look  like this. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Change your  stream updates settings  by clicking here.  Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Use the  Google + shortcuts You can posts  quick status  updates here.  Gives a  dropdown  with links to take you directly...
Some  great   Chrome   extensions Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Add the  Facebook Stream  to your Google+ Profile 1. Go to  http://crossrider.com/install/519-google-facebook 2. Then clic...
After you  install it ,  your Google + homepage will load. Now click on the  Facebook  button Powered by: http://www.Socia...
1. Click on the  “Connect with Facebook”  button.  2. Enter your login details. 3.  Click  “Allow”  so the extension can a...
And now you can see & post to your  Facebook   in   Google! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Photozoom   Enlarge pictures from your  Google+ Stream  by just hovering over them . To get the extension go here  https:/...
Once you  install the extension , the  page below will open You can click on  “Settings’  and change the settings to your ...
Then just hover over an image to see a  larger view of it. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
Get Helper for  Google+ By going to:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/hehfpbphnjppmganambkgdnkfliaipgd Powered b...
What does it do?  See below: Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
To keep up to date with the latest news and tips on  Google +  & other social media sites, visit  http://www.socialmotus.c...
Now if  you   want to Manage, Publish, Monitor, Engage and Measure all your social media channels from one platform.. Powe...
Visit  www.SocialMotus.com  today to start maximizing your social media efforts! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
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  1. 1. + Everything Webmasters Need To Know About + Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  2. 2. I’ll help you discover: <ul><li>How to get it </li></ul><ul><li>How to use Google + to market your business and help with relationship building </li></ul><ul><li>How to optimize your Google + profile for the search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced tips & tricks </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  3. 3. How do you create an account for your business? Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  4. 4. <ul><li>Google has banned unauthorized business profiles for now, instead recommending you use a “real person who is willing to represent your organization on Google+ using a real profile as him-or-herself”. </li></ul>Before creating a Google+ account , you need to be aware that: Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  5. 5. <ul><li>Step 1 : Choose who you think can best represent your company on this social network i.e. CEO, Owner, Marketing Spokesman. </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  6. 6. Step2: You need a Google account… Go to https://www.google.com/accounts/Login Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  7. 7. Note: You can use any email address Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  8. 8. Step 3: Now go to https://plus.google.com , click “Sign In”.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  9. 9. Step 4: Simply sign in .. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  10. 10. Step 5: It’ll prompt you to create a Google Profile Enter the details of the person you chose here. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  11. 11. Create Your Profile Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  12. 12. You will be directed to the Welcome page . To complete your profile.. Click here & then click on the ‘Edit Profile’ button. OR here. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  13. 13. Google has made it clear that: <ul><li>“ Once these pages/profiles arrive they will probably operate in a way that’s pretty similar to Facebook Pages, but with some Google SEO benefits. They will be indexed, “followable” and individual updates or posts can be +1′d — much or all of which will be fed back into search results and rankings.” </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  14. 14. These sections indicated appear in your search results so take advantage of this! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  15. 15. So optimize your profile!! <ul><li>Title = Google Plus Profile name. </li></ul><ul><li>Description = Introduction field on your profile page. </li></ul><ul><li>Links = Links field on you profile page </li></ul><ul><li>Unfortunately you can’t change your URL just yet </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  16. 16. Make sure you select “Anyone on the web” in the ‘Introduction’ section.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  17. 17. And the ‘Links’ section.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  18. 18. 1. Now click on your name. 2. Then ‘Privacy’ and you will see.. This is what it will look like in the search results Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  19. 19. Tip: When someone hovers their mouse over your profile image, a small pop up will appear showing your profile photo, your name & sometimes a few words about where you work, location &/or school name. But if wouldn’t you want them to see.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  20. 20. This when they hover their mouse over your image? Here’s a simple trick to do this for your profile. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  21. 21. <ul><li>Go to ‘Edit my profile’. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on ‘Employment’ or ‘Education’ section. </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your detailed description in the first field box (This will be either ‘Employer Name’ or ‘School Name’). </li></ul><ul><li>Now just hover your mouse over your icon! </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  22. 22. And while you can’t change your permanent Google + URL, you can shorten it so it is easier to use to promote your Google + account to existing & potential customers by.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  23. 23. going to http://gplus.to/ to shorten your URL and entering the relevant information. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  24. 24. Circles & Streams <ul><li>Circles help you organize people in groups so you can share content relevant to that particular circle only. Streams show the content shared by people in different Circles. </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  25. 25. <ul><li>When adding people you’ll be able to specify a existing circle to put them or create a new circle. </li></ul>You can separate people into existing and new customers , which of your products/services they’re interested in & so on depending on your company. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  26. 26. <ul><li>You can also just select people and drag and drop them in circles at any time </li></ul>I.e. When a potential lead becomes a customer, you can move them to the ‘customer’ circle. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  27. 27. Now you’ll want to add some people.. <ul><li>Through Google’s Suggestions.   On the right hand side, Google gives suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>of people you can easily add. </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  28. 28. 2. Through Yahoo Mail & Hotmail by going viewing your ‘Circles’ (Add your mailing list!) Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  29. 29. Now you can see what people in that circle share when you click on that particular circle . Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  30. 30. Tip: If you expand the ‘Share’ box, you can drag and drop content , photos, links, videos & other users profiles into it. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  31. 31. Tip: You can send direct messages to multiple people by using the @ symbol followed by their name (only they can see your message). Then just type your message. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  32. 32. But Circles aren’t just for sorting contacts, you can use them as a bookmarking device! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  33. 33. For example, I created a ‘social media’ circle . When someone from my normal circle posts a related message or link to an article I want to save for later , I click ‘share’ and share it to my ‘social media’ circle. By default it will share to the ‘Public’ and all your circles, just click on the ‘x’ icon. Then click ‘+Add more people’ and select a specific circle. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  34. 34. Now I can view these status updates and articles easily any time, just by clicking on the ‘Social Media’ stream. This is great for saving tips that could help your business! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  35. 35. Hangouts Let’s up to 10 users video and voice chat with each other Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  36. 36. Start a Hangout Click ‘Start a Hangout’, then a window will pop up. Just click ‘Install Plugin’. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  37. 37. Now just ‘Add circles or people ’ you want to hangout with. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  38. 38. You can even select YouTube videos for everyone in your hangout to watch. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  39. 39. Hangouts have great potential for businesses.. <ul><li>Conduct workshops and seminars. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate exclusive promotions to priority . </li></ul><ul><li>customers </li></ul><ul><li>Reveal to industry bloggers & experts </li></ul><ul><li>upcoming products or services. </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in product demonstrations and training with </li></ul><ul><li>new and potential customers. </li></ul><ul><li>And so on.. </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  40. 40. Looking for somewhere to “hangout” on Google + ? Go to http://gphangouts.com/ to find a directory of Public Google+ Hangouts. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  41. 41. You can also start your own hangout <ul><li>You can use bookmarket to make sure your hangout automatically appears on gphangouts.com by going to http://gphangouts.com/bookmarklet.html . </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  42. 42. Sparks Receive content from around the internet on any topic so you can easily share this with the circles you choose. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  43. 43. Just click on ‘Sparks’ then enter the topic you’re interested in. Then just click “share” on content you find interesting. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  44. 44. This allows for targeted marketing opportunities for businesses You can suggest information you think is valuable to a certain circle rather than posting it to everyone. For example, I could have a circle for ‘ SEO customers ’, ‘ Email marketing customers ’ and so on. Then if I find something related to email marketing, I can post it only to my email marketing customers! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  45. 45. Photos Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  46. 46. When you click on a photo , you will see this page. A useful feature is the ability to see the photo while commenting or reviewing comments. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  47. 47. Add special effects Click on ‘Actions’, then Edit’ and this screen will appear to the left . Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  48. 48. You can instantly upload photos from your phone. Add photos from company events and seminars as they happen to help customers feel more connected to your business. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  49. 49. Security Settings Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  50. 50. You can specify which sections of your profile you want to be visible in any way you like, public to the web, specific circles, extended circles, or only you . Most of the time you should select ‘Anyone on the web’ so potential clients can find your profile. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  51. 51. You can also specify whether to include photos on your profile, photo tag approval settings and whether to display geo settings for newly uploaded photos and albums. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  52. 52. Google chat security settings <ul><li>When you go to the stream section on the left hand side, there is a Google chat area. Click the small arrow next to “Chat”. Then select Circles  & you will be able to select the circles who can see you when you’re online and chat with you ”. </li></ul>Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  53. 53. The best part is you can test your profile by viewing as another user (Check what people in different circles see). Just enter a users name here Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  54. 54. Now I can see what ‘Siv Rauv’ can see when if visits my profile. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  55. 55. You can also change the visibility of your circles. Just go to ‘Edit Profile’ and click on any of the people in your circles to the bottom left of the screen and this box will appear. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  56. 56. Notifications Google+   creates notifications when events occur that involve you , such as when you're tagged in a photo or are added to a circle.  Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  57. 57. The notifications are much more advanced than Facebook. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com View your notifications here. And if you click here..
  58. 58. You’ll find that.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com It let’s you comment on status updates right within the notifications dropdown . This is great if you don’t have much time to spend on Google + everyday. You can ‘mute’ a post. This means you won’t get notifications for previous posts you commented on. You can scroll through notifications newer or older than the one you are viewing.
  59. 59. To make sure your circle will see your post (Each circles contains streams of many updates so the user may not see your post), you can also notify them of your post. Notify circles of relevant sales and promotions , blog posts and anything else that will help with sales and relationship building. Just click on the circle and select to ‘Notify about this post’ box. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  60. 60. Advanced Tips Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  61. 61. Format the words in your posts Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  62. 62. It will look like this. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  63. 63. Change your stream updates settings by clicking here. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  64. 64. Use the Google + shortcuts You can posts quick status updates here. Gives a dropdown with links to take you directly to your profile page, circles page, account settings and privacy. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  65. 65. Some great Chrome extensions Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  66. 66. Add the Facebook Stream to your Google+ Profile 1. Go to http://crossrider.com/install/519-google-facebook 2. Then click here and follow the prompts. Note: This extension works for Chrome, Explorer & Firefox. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  67. 67. After you install it , your Google + homepage will load. Now click on the Facebook button Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  68. 68. 1. Click on the “Connect with Facebook” button. 2. Enter your login details. 3. Click “Allow” so the extension can access your Facebook. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  69. 69. And now you can see & post to your Facebook in Google! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  70. 70. Photozoom   Enlarge pictures from your Google+ Stream by just hovering over them . To get the extension go here https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/njoglkofocgopmdfjnbifnicbickbola# Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  71. 71. Once you install the extension , the page below will open You can click on “Settings’ and change the settings to your preferences. Then click on ‘go to Google+’ Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  72. 72. Then just hover over an image to see a larger view of it. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  73. 73. Get Helper for Google+ By going to: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/hehfpbphnjppmganambkgdnkfliaipgd Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  74. 74. What does it do? See below: Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  75. 75. To keep up to date with the latest news and tips on Google + & other social media sites, visit http://www.socialmotus.com/blog/ . Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  76. 76. Now if you want to Manage, Publish, Monitor, Engage and Measure all your social media channels from one platform.. Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com
  77. 77. Visit www.SocialMotus.com today to start maximizing your social media efforts! Powered by: http://www.SocialMotus.com

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