Jul 15, 2011

Get Google+ Tips From A Garden Blogger

Wondering what Google+ is all about, or trying to make sense of all the options available? Last night I connected with M. Sinclair Stevens, of Zanthan Gardens, on the site and started reading her posts explaining the various features and tools available in Google+. She's sharing a lot of cool information that I hadn't figured out on my own and probably wouldn't have had I not connected with her.

Just remember that Google+ may be exposing pictures from your blog. I still haven't gotten a satisfactory answer on how to fix that, but when and if I do, I'll update.

Some posts of her's to get you started:

Sharing is enabled not constrained.
Follow/Unfollow.
Discovering People.
Two Ways of Sharing Content.
Sorting People.
Reducing the Noise in Your Reader's Stream.
Invite & Bounce.
Use circles to Introduce People.

Update: Here's a "cheat sheet" that tells you all the tips and tricks of playing around with photos in Google Plus. The sheet is available in several languages   

3 comments:

  1. After reading those, it does seem like Google+ could replace a lot of other social media in my life, which would be awesome! I just have to get all my friends to migrate there...

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  2. That's great! I've been adding circles and responding to circles, but haven't had any time to figure out why! Glad to have so much info in one place.

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  3. The last time I checked it out they said they were at capacity and would email me when they could accommodate more members.

    I wonder if I have time for another social networking site - I can barely keep up with facebook, and am very sporadic on twitter. :)

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