Last updated May 13 2014
Picture of signup page
1st Look your business up in Google Maps, http://maps.google.com
If there claim that listing with your gmail account
If not just go to http://google.com/places
"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. "
A Google Demo Video for Communities
Public, Anyone can join, Moderator Needs to approve joining, Outsiders can see and like
Private, Hide from search: Moderators only invite, People can find and ask to join, Can't switch to public
Categories, The managers can correct categories, Limit is 20 categories
"About this community", State what the community is, State the ground rules
Add a photo, The size of the image would ideally be 200-pixel wide by 250-pixel tall.
Location, If you community is location based
Video Chats - Hangout
"On", Auto off for communities over 1000 people
The main stream
Two ways to invite, Share, less spammy, Invite, Sharing a post inside out to the public stream
You can post directly to the community from the main message area., Photo
1st make sure their is not one already going on your topic and just join if it is good.
Include more about it in the tagline
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.
Go here: https://plus.google.com/communities
Sign in and you'll have a button called "create community."
Choose whether you want the community to be public or private. You can't switch this later, so think before you choose.
Enter a Community name and then decide whether or not moderator approval will be required when new members want to join.
Google+ Communities: A Beginner's Guide
Personal on Google Pluse, http://BrossmanOnGP.com
The blog Post that this was based on, http://wp.me/pD5nG-bz
Needed, May run first time for software, Chrome, Google+ account, Video camera build in or external
Hub of all communication (communication unification)
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
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
sync chrome across all platforms: Desktop, phone and mobile
Add the App Video call launcher for hangeouts
Add the App "Hangouts" Repleces chat, phoncalls and SMS messaging to your chrome brower
Updates for G+ look and funcunality
Updates Google maps, Integrating Earth with Maps, http://maps.google.com/preview/, http://mashable.com/2013/05/15/new-google-maps-is-spectacular/
Updates to Google photos - Auto improve, https://plus.google.com/+GPhotos/posts
Old hangout is hangout on Air
Hangout a upgrade of chat unification of Googles communication platform - Chat, Video and SMS and google voice coming
Hangout Party, Open for any friends
Auto awesome Motion: least 5 continuous photos and the algorithm detects the motion.