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Effective us of Google+ for Business and understanding its impact on our businesses today. by Martin Brossman ProNetworkingOnLine.com Greg Hyer HyerMedia.com by Mind Map: Effective us of Google+ for Business and understanding its impact on our businesses today.    by Martin Brossman ProNetworkingOnLine.com Greg Hyer HyerMedia.com

1. Understanding the Value of Google Plus

1.1. a social layer for your search experience with Google

1.2. a hub for all of the main free services that Google offers

1.3. Facebook is just a social media platform built from the ground up, Google is the main information resource on the Web.

1.4. Google+ interfaces fully with your Google search experience

2. Signing Up for Google Plus

2.1. signup page: plus.google.com

2.1.1. Picture of signup page

3. Connecting to people

3.1. https://plus.google.com/u/0/103386024139526427298/posts

3.2. https://plus.google.com/u/0/people/find

4. Getting your Business on the Map with Google Plus Local

4.1. Google Plus Local and Google Plus Business Pages

4.2. Google Places is now Google + Local

4.3. claiming your Google Plus Local page

4.3.1. 1st Look your business up in Google Maps http://maps.google.com

4.3.2. If there claim that listing with your gmail account

4.3.3. If not just go to http://google.com/places

5. Hangout is a way to have video chats with up to 10 people

5.1. https://plus.google.com/u/0/hangouts

6. Google Communities

6.1. Like Forums or Groups on Facebook and LinkedIn

6.1.1. "Communities are places where users can share specific questions, comments or content relating to a particular topic with other users who are just as interested in the conversation. "

6.1.2. A Google Demo Video for Communities

6.2. Types of Communities

6.2.1. Public Anyone can join Moderator Needs to approve joining Outsiders can see and like

6.2.2. Private Hide from search: Moderators only invite People can find and ask to join Can't switch to public

6.3. Components

6.3.1. Categories The managers can correct categories Limit is 20 categories

6.3.2. "About this community" State what the community is State the ground rules

6.3.3. Add a photo The size of the image would ideally be 200-pixel wide by 250-pixel tall.

6.3.4. Location If you community is location based

6.3.5. "Taglines"

6.3.6. Video Chats - Hangout

6.3.7. "On" Auto off for communities over 1000 people

6.3.8. The main stream

6.3.9. # Hashtags

6.4. General tips

6.4.1. Focused topic

6.4.2. Two ways to invite Share less spammy Invite Sharing a post inside out to the public stream

6.4.3. You can post directly to the community from the main message area. Photo

6.5. Creating a Community

6.5.1. 1st make sure their is not one already going on your topic and just join if it is good.

6.5.2. Include more about it in the tagline

6.5.3. You'll need to have a Google Plus account. So if you've been putting that off, now's the perfect time to get started.

6.5.4. Go here: https://plus.google.com/communities

6.5.5. Sign in and you'll have a button called "create community."

6.5.6. Choose whether you want the community to be public or private. You can't switch this later, so think before you choose.

6.5.7. Enter a Community name and then decide whether or not moderator approval will be required when new members want to join.

6.6. Mine to join

6.6.1. http://bit.ly/qana4smallbusiness

6.6.2. Resource page

6.7. Resources

6.7.1. Google+ Communities: A Beginner's Guide

6.7.2. http://www.scottbuehler.com/social-networking/google-plus/ultimate-guide-to-google-plus/#circles

7. Be active

7.1. Just put on the calender to check

7.2. +1 things you find interesting

8. Google Chrome has more apps that work with Google Plus

8.1. https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/

9. Get the Google Plus Aps

9.1. http://www.google.com/mobile/+/

10. Google Authorship

10.1. https://plus.google.com/authorship

10.2. http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets?q=barnesmcquade.com&html=

10.3. http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1708844

11. The authors

11.1. Connect to Martin Brossman

11.1.1. Personal on Google Pluse http://BrossmanOnGP.com

11.1.2. The blog Post that this was based on http://wp.me/pD5nG-bz

11.2. GregHyer

12. Google + Hangout

12.1. Google Hangout

12.1.1. Needed May run first time for software Chrome Google+ account Video camera build in or external

12.1.2. Lower Thirds

12.1.3. Hub of all communication (communication unification)

12.1.4. Hangout OnAir Resources http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/hangouts/onair.html# http://youtu.be/VZAcrSgA9Ek https://plus.google.com/110701307803962595019/posts/UXzKtfoPR88 https://plus.google.com/+NatalieVillalobos/posts/a1sgtv91skA

12.1.5. tips for having an effective hangout on air have enough light on your face and no back lighting behind you. Neutral background may be just a sheet over something or hanging from the sealing

12.2. Chrome

12.2.1. sync chrome across all platforms: Desktop, phone and mobile

12.2.2. Add the App Video call launcher for hangeouts

12.2.3. Add the App "Hangouts" Repleces chat, phoncalls and SMS messaging to your chrome brower

12.2.4. Resources http://www.theverge.com/2013/5/15/4318830/inside-hangouts-googles-big-fix-for-its-messaging-mess

12.3. 3 core updates

12.3.1. Updates for G+ look and funcunality

12.3.2. Updates Google maps Integrating Earth with Maps http://maps.google.com/preview/ http://mashable.com/2013/05/15/new-google-maps-is-spectacular/

12.3.3. Updates to Google photos - Auto improve https://plus.google.com/+GPhotos/posts

12.4. New to hangout

12.4.1. Old hangout is hangout on Air

12.4.2. Hangout a upgrade of chat unification of Googles communication platform - Chat, Video and SMS and google voice coming

12.4.3. Hangout Party Open for any friends

13. Google Photos

13.1. Auto Awesome

13.1.1. Auto awesome Motion: least 5 continuous photos and the algorithm detects the motion.

14. reference

14.1. http://www.scottbuehler.com/social-networking/google-plus/ultimate-guide-to-google-plus/#circles

14.2. http://www.scottbuehler.com/social-networking/google-plus/ultimate-guide-to-google-plus/#circles

15. Google Events

15.1. In-person

15.2. Private Hangout