Are you are tired of the frequent invitations to play Mafia Wars and Farmville on Facebook? Many of us are looking for a quiet place to connect with the important people in our life and be able to share only the important things. A place where online where one can truly meet REAL people and not bots and be able to engage in meaningful conversations. That’s where Google+ comes in.
You might be asking yourself, what are features that Google+ has that my Facebook and Twitter can’t give me? What do i gain by joining google plus? Well, here are 7 awesome reasons why you need to join Google+ NOW!
Connect with your friends on Google+ and add them to your Circles:
Google plus helps you to stay connected with friends and the people that matter in your life. Currently with more than 80million members and growing at the rate of 400,000 users a day, Google + is the fastest growing social network. You can add each person to their own circle. You can create a circle for Family, another for friends and another for acquintances, etc.
It is owned by Google:
Google is not a kid when it comes to managing your data and making sure your information is secure. The security of Google’s servers are top notch. And it is free and will always be so, guaranteed by google.
Integrate all your google profiles in one place
I know, like me, you’re an ardent lover of free services and you are hooked on google’s several services. Right? Fret not. With google+, you can now create a single profile for all your google services. That means your google+ profile will be same for your Gmail profile, same with your Blogger profile and several other Google services.
Google has zero tolerance for spam, so you can be assured that your google+ stream wont be filled with viagra ads. Also, Google+ is on a strict real name basis, so you can be sure that you are talking with a real human being and not some bot. Google actively monitors Google+ for people that violates it’s policies.
Create Hangouts with your friends
Hangouts are a great way for you to video chat live with the people in your circle. Hangouting with your friends involves streaming and sharing live video with them. You can even create hangouts for your favourite cat.
Connect with popular celebrities and personalities
Oh yeah, all your important celebrities are on Google+, so you can connect with them. And since Google does not allow any kind of remote posting of status updates on Google+, so you know there are the ones really posting them.
Build high authority links back to your site or business
If you an online marketer, you can use Google+ most effectively. Google+ is the only social network that allows you to build high authority links back to your blog or business site. This helps to increase your relevance in google’s eyes and helps to increase your site’s SEO and ranking in the search results. You can also create a page for your business.
Okay, am convinced! How do I create a Google+ Profile?
To create a Google+ profile, just go to http://plus.google.com and sign in with your Google account. You can also create a new Google account if you have none and use it to open your google+ account. Then proceed to fill your profile appropriately. Fill in the details you want to have on your profile. Your profile is visible to the public by default but you can make it or some parts of it to be private if you want.