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Four awesome ways to create content with Google Plus

Lately, I’ve been using Google Plus as a way to find, collect and create content. Here’s what I’ve been doing (I’d love to hear your thoughts). Search The search features in Google Plus are extremely robust. You can search public posts, posted shared with you, Personal Profiles (the parts that are public or shared with… Read More


The difference between Google Plus Business Pages and Profiles

In the previous post, I shared a few ideas to help you understand how your organization’s Business Page and your staff’s Profiles can work together. It might be helpful at this point if we back up a bit and explain the difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles. The difference between Google Plus Pages and… Read More

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Three things you should do with your Nonprofit Page on Google Plus

A lot of organizations have contacted me with questions about how they should use Google Plus. The first thing I tell them is that it’s not Facebook… Here’s a quick video with some thoughts on what you should do with your nonprofit’s Business Page on Google Plus. Put your people first. People connect with people,… Read More

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You finally have a Google Plus Business Page for your Nonprofit… Now What?

Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus. At one point Nathan put a challenge on the table for the three of us to write a post about Google Plus Pages during the Hangout. What follows is my version of the original document we… Read More


Flawed thinking about Google Plus and “early adopters” (VIDEO)

One thing that Google Plus has brought with it are discussions that nonprofits should wait because the only people using it are “early adopters”. There are three reasons why this is flawed: Early adopters know how to get a message out via social media. Competition is scarce. Early adopters are people too. What do you… Read More


9 Steps To Getting Started With Google Plus For Your Nonprofit

Google’s new social networking platform, Google Plus still going strong since it was released at the end of June. Farra at Big Duck created an awesome Slideshare that includes 9 steps to getting started with Google Plus. 9 Steps To Getting Started With Google Plus Set up a Personal Profile – Obviously the first thing… Read More