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Get Up to Speed with Online Marketing, 2nd Edition by Jon Reed

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Chapter Fourteen

Get on Google+

How to add people to your circle of influence

Facebook may be the world’s biggest social network, with over a billion users. But it is not the biggest website. Knocking Facebook into the number two spot is, of course, the mighty Google. That alone should make Google+ worth a look. But it has some unique features to help promote your business too. Social networking is about building communities, and Google+ offers some innovative ways to do that. This includes its communities feature, video chat with hangouts, and the ability to segment your market and build several discrete communities of interest using circles.

What is Google+?

Launched in 2011, Google+ is the latest social network from Google. If you’re ...

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