The Google+ team added the ability to see how well your personal and brand profiles, collections and posts are doing. It’s really simple to find out lots of information once you know how. In this video you will find out how to view your influence. It really is simple.
Google+ has had events for a long time, but the new Google+ was sadly missing them. Fear not! For Google+ Events are back! They haven’t been given a makeover at all yet, but they are here which is promising. Here is a quick overview of what you can expect to see when you click on […]
Google+ has reached a pivotal moment in its life. The ‘classic’ Google+ is now gone and the new Google+ is the only Google+. In this episode of DID YOU KNOW? I walk you through some of the updates have that come along in time for the switch over.
Being able to mention someone (a friend or colleague for instance) on any social platform is a fundamental part of the experience. On Google+ it is has always been straightforward, but thanks to a recent update it is even more useful than before. In this video I show you how it is done.
In classic Google+ you could select to view posts by a particular circle. In the new Google+ that ability is hidden by default. It’s easy to enable though and once enabled, you will once again be able to filter your stream by the circles you have created. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome to another episode of […]
Having private conversations on Google+ is easy and is a great way to communicate with family, friends and colleagues. However, trying to find those messages again afterwards can sometimes be a little tricky, especially if you are a really active user of Google+. Scrolling through your stream, or your notifications can indeed be a lengthy […]
Sometimes searching for a specific profile in Google+ can be difficult, especially if there is more than one person with the same name. What do you do if the profile you are looking for has a ‘blue head’ or an avatar that looks nothing like the person in real life? What if it’s someone you […]
Did you know the default sort order for Google+ communities is no longer chronological? You might have noticed that some older posts are being displayed above newer posts. If you aren’t happy with that, then help is at hand, because there is a very simple way to change it. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome to another episode […]
Formatting a Google+ post is really easy (just use asterisks, underscores or hyphens around your text) and it makes your posts look much better to the human eye. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome to the second episode of DID YOU KNOW? Today I am going to give you a quick demo of how you can format […]
Creating posts in Google+ isn’t a chore, but it is even easier than you might think when posting images. Now you can drag and drop pictures straight into Google+. TRANSCRIPT “Hello and welcome! I am going to show you a very, very quick tip here for the new Google+. Did you know that you can […]
What are Google+ Collections? On May 4th 2015 Google+ got a new feature called collections. Before I explain what collections are, I will describe how things used to be. Before May 4th if someone you followed created a post publicly, or shared a post with you via a circle, you would see the post in […]
There are many components to a Google+ post. Here is a run down of all the neat things you can do. Formatting posts Surround text with these special characters to make things bold, italic or add a strikethrough. Code Result *Bold text* Bold text _Italic text_ Italic text -Strikethrough text- Strikethrough text You can combine […]