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The Mother of All Google+ Resource Lists - TNW Apps

The Mother of All Google+ Resource Lists - TNW Apps
Much has been said about how Twitter and Facebook should be worried about Google’s behemoth social network which gained 10 million followers in 16 day, as compared to Twitter’s 780 days, and Facebook’s even longer 852 days. But like any new service online, people may be signing up and doing very little with their accounts. In fact, they’re probably the same people who signed up for a Twitter account, updated once with something along the lines of “I’m just trying to figure this Twitter thing out,” and disappeared just as fast leaving in their wake a sad little egg avatar and little else. But Google+ launched just barely under a month ago, and the sheer volume of extensions, third party sites and enhancements that have already emerged may be proof of the social network’s staying power. Change Google+’s appearance Usability Boost for Google Plus makes a few subtle changes to the site’s appearance, but it makes all the difference. Improve Google+’s UI and functionality Get a vanity url Related:  Great Mix of Tips

Plus - ManageFlitter - Twitter Account Management Would you like your public Google+ Plus posts to automatically appear on Twitter? Join 59,178 other Google+ accounts, currently using ManageFlitter to send their Google+ posts to Twitter. Frequently Asked Questions How quickly are my Google+ updates automatically tweeted out? Pro and Business accounts are refreshed every few minutes, so new Google+ posts will be Tweeted with a minimal delay. Accounts that do not have a paid Pro or Business subscription will be refreshed once every 30 minutes, but only accounts that have logged into the ManageFlitter application within the past 30 days will be considered for a refresh. The Google+ Cheat Sheet [PIC] Using Google+? Add Mashable to your circles. You'll get the latest about new Google+ features and tips and tricks for using the platform as well as top social media and technology news. Are you addicted to Google+ like millions of others early adopters? You're not alone. That's why we were excited when we stumbled across a Google+ cheat sheet, whose origin we've traced to Google+ user Simon Laustsen. We've embedded the English version of the cheat sheet below. [via Buzzfeed]

Making the most of improvements to the +1 button Webmaster level: All For the past few months, you might have used +1 buttons to help visitors recommend your content on Google Search and on their Google Profiles. We’ve just announced a few changes that make +1 even more useful. First, the +1 button now lets visitors share links to your pages on Google+. If someone wants to start a conversation about your content, it’s easy for them to do so. Second, you can use +Snippets to customize the name, image and description that appear when your content is shared. Here are a couple of tips to help you take full advantage of these improvements: +Snippets The +1 button opens up your site to a valuable new source of traffic with sharing on Google+. For example, if you’re running a movie review site, you might want visitors to share posts containing the title, movie poster, and a brief synopsis: You may already be using this markup to build rich annotations for your pages on Google Search. Example code containing each of the +Snippet attributes

101 Google+ Tips Although Google+ has just born for a few days in a limited trial field, it already has over 10 million users who share 1 billion items every day. The following are 101 tips for you to hack Google+, whether you are already a user or not. Bonus: You can get an invite by leaving a comment in this post. Circles You can add anyone into a circle, even though they are not Google+ users.You can add up to 5000 people into a circle.You can create as many circles as you like, and you can also add a same user into multiple circles.One people in multiple circles counts one, and you can’t have more than 5000 people in all your circles.You can remove or block anyone in your circles.People in your circle do not have to add you in their circles.You can add all your Gmail contacts into your circles.You can export your Facebook friends to Yahoo Mail, and then import them to your Gmail. Extensions Except the last 3, all the other extensions are workable for Chrome only. Scripts Posts Hot Keys Text Websites: Settings

Reasons Why Designers Should Try Google+ Just recently, another social network site surprised and amazed millions of users. Google’s release of the new service named Google+ had its limited field test for early adopters and geeks. Many have tried using it and even some wondered if it can beat the recent record of Facebook. Many may wonder what certain features Google+ has that other social networking sites doesn’t have. 1.”Sparks” for fresh inspirations. Google+’s greatest feature is the Sparks where in one can get updated search results whenever you want to on whatever topic you want. 2. With this feature of Google+, you can create groups and choose topics that you would like to communicate with them. 3. You can have video chats with fellow designers through the Hangouts feature of Google+. 4. Designers would be glad to know that they can showcase their designs in a creative manner for Google+ has display and sizing variances for your photos. 5. 6. 7. Ads 8. 9.A “Stream” to avoid overload of information. 10. 11. 12.

35 Quick Google+ Guides, Tips, and Tricks Google unveiled its top secret social network on June 28th and it already has 10 million plus users. If you have received an invite and don’t know where to start or just want to know more about it, these 34 quick guides, tips, and tricks should help you learn everything you need to know. Google+ Guides 1. Google+: The complete Guide. via 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Google+ Tips & Tricks 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Tip and instructions via John Jantsch. 24. 25. 26. 27. Google+ Extensions and Downloads 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Just for Fun 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. The bottom line While you might be hesitant to try and learn a new social network, Chris Brogan recommends to think of it as “communication backbone” instead of a “social network”. Google+ is still an infant with new features on the way. Have you tried Google Plus? And be sure and follow me on Google+.

The best tips, tricks & add-ons for Google+ It’s been 2 weeks, and Google+ has captured the attention of the tech community in a very real way. Since the initial invite seed, hundreds of articles about the service have been written, and it has been the talk of every news source I have seen. Facebook responded to Google+ within a week by offering similar services and promising much more on the way, and Google’s been tweaking the service nonstop. Despite Google’s previous failures, it would appear that this will soon become a legitimate social network in direct competition with Facebook. So, as invites begin to ebb and flow from Google, and more users flock to the service, we’ve compiled a list of tips, tricks, and add-ons that have already surfaced to complete your Google+ experience. These are, in essence, services that are built in but not highly advertised. – You are able to both delete comments that other users make on your posts and report them if they are abusive.

A Guide to Google+ Privacy and Information Control Can you elaborate? I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. I think What I mean is that I have a hard time seeing how this is going to be any better or any worse in the long run, than any other social network that came before. I spent some time with fb and mirc and icq before that. And for a short time recently, twitter. I have this 'something else' in mind. I feel that what's going to happen is the same old thing that happens. Ah. I got on facebook freshman year of college, I *think* it was fairly new back then, and there were no ads, or marketing, etc. I'm hoping that G+ avoids the marketing/corporate pages and games, and just sticks with google ads. On the other hand, Google wants money, and people expect social networks to have games and bands and businesses, so I don't expect much. 'you're in, you're not you can see, you can't'... sense?. You are in, you can/'t see, you are not, you cannot but public.

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