Your First Month on Google+

Being on Google+ has many advantages. The social media site is after-all part of Google. Getting started on Google+ can seem a bit daunting though. It's different from Facebook, Twitter, and other mainstream social media sites and offers a wide variety of features. This infographic (found at gives a nice over view of how to get started.

Here's a few takeaways:

1) Set up your profile with a clear, professional avatar and profile header banner.

2) Link your website to your Google+ profile.

3) Use hashtags to find people in your niche.

4) Add whole circles.

5) +1, comment, and share other people's content.

6) Join communities.

7) Make new connections via events and hangouts.

8) Be social and have fun.

Are you using Google+? Any tips for newbie users? Leave a comment below with your 2 cents.



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