Google+ Tutorial: How to add a +1 button to your business page

I have had several people ask about how to add the +1 button to your business page as seen here: This is really very easy!  Once you have created your business page, head over to the Google+ Badge Configuration Tool.  Once there, you are going to grab the numbers associated with your business profile and plug it in.  You will then choose which badge you want to use.  If you do not like any … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Promoting Your Page and Adding to your Business Page Circles in Google+

Promote Google+

Promote your page! Now that you have set up your business page on Google+, it is time to start promoting it.  Start by sharing your page with all the contacts you have in your personal profile. You will do this by clicking the "spread the word" button on the right side of the page. It would also be a good idea to write a blog post about your new page and share about it on Twitter and … [Read more...]

Tutorial : Adding a Business Page to your Google+ Account

create page

I am going to walk you through creating a business page for your blog today.  Start by signing into your profile.  On the right side, you will see the following: Click on "Create a Google+ Page". You will now see a Create Page form in front of you.  For most bloggers, I would recommend clicking on the "Product or Brand" but feel free to check out your other options! Add your Page name and … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Get A Google+ Vanity URL

Google Plus Vanity URL

This is not so much a tutorial but a sharing of information.  Enjoy! One of the main things I hear people complaining about with their Google+ page is that there are too many numbers.  Google+ does not allow a vanity URL as you are used to with Facebook because it makes it open to spammers finding email addresses (remember that many people have Google emails as their main Google+ email).  But, … [Read more...]

Google + Tutorials

With GFC going bye-bye for non-Blogger blogs in March, the move to connect on Google+ is underway for many blogs.  I am feeling really confident with Google+ but I think there is still a lot of confusion around it.  I would love to help out other bloggers to utilize Google+ the best they can.  I am going to write up a series of Google+ tutorials.  But, I am interested in what you want to … [Read more...]