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Google+ Tips and Tricks This post is meant to be a getting started guide for those of us who got an invite and are now wondering how to use Google+ . If you’re looking for an overview of Google+ check out Part 1 of this post: Google+ and World Domination. Start with your Google Profile Your profile is going to list your +1′s, posts on Google+ and more soon we don’t know about yet. How to Verify Your Google+ Brand Page with Google Anyone building a brand or business page on Google+ quickly comes to a rather unsettling realization: at no point in the process does Google do anything to check that you have any real connection to the brand name on your page. Anyone can create a Google+ Page with any name they want. So there could be dozens, even hundreds of Pages with your brand name not under your control.
The Art Of Google+ Comments : The World Guy Kawasaki offers advice on how to deal with the inundation of unproductive Google+ comments. October 03, 2011 For awhile, Google+ was a beautiful swimming pool filled with enchanting people making substantial, supportive and serene comments. Then hell broke loose On Sept. 21, 2011 when Google+ opened for anyone to join. Overnight, posts were inundated with clueless, crass or callous comments—is it possible to be nostalgic about the good old days when those days were only a few weeks ago? On Sept. 22 I felt like I woke up feeling discouraged. Upload images to Google+ via iPhone So you’re the first of all your friends to nail down a Google+ account. You’ve started pushing invites to everyone you know. You are logging your daily life and online expeditions in the most efficient manner possible and sharing to all of your circles, but wait!! You can’t upload images to Google+ from your iPhone??
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One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco Thirty five years ago I had yet to be born, but artist Scott Weaver had already begun work on this insanely complex kinetic sculpture, Rolling through the Bay, that he continues to modify and expand even today. The elaborate sculpture is comprised of multiple “tours” that move pingpong balls through neighborhoods, historical locations, and iconic symbols of San Francisco, all recreated with a little glue, some toothpicks, and an incredible amount of ingenuity. He admits in the video that there are several toothpick sculptures even larger than his, but none has the unique kinetic components he’s constructed. Via his website Weaver estimates he’s spent over 3,000 hours on the project, and the toothpicks have been sourced from around the world:
How Google's +1 Button Affects SEO Since the days of Google Buzz, the +1 button has been a mystery to users and content producers alike. It's different from Facebook's "Like" button, in that it doesn't directly share content to a user's social stream. But the cultivation of a social graph has long been the goal of Google, and its connection to search was likely inevitable. Google defines the +1 as a feature to help people discover and share relevant content from the people they already know and trust.