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Ronnie Bincer112,429*#TNTBootcamp - Using NOD3x & Circloscope Together* Learn how well @108883357423682942734 and @109096245971703802400 work together to help you find influencers and engagers to add to your Google Plus circles!  *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves.  ************** *Upcoming Shows in the Series* *Monday, August 18th* @108883357423682942734 and @109096245971703802400 ************** *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x   @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol  @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM  @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1ti8Zg8  @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0   @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w  @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/VghXvr  Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS    *Previous Episodes: Techniques* *Using Hangouts on Air to Build Influence* http://bit.ly/1mTctAf An interview with @115620878851836664537: In his most recent best-selling book, _Google+ Hangouts for Business: How to use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time_, David says “Hangouts on Air are a unique opportunity. This is the most disruptive marketing opportunity we have had for a long time.” *Connecting With Influencers To Improve Search Results* http://bit.ly/1mV7tu5 An interview with @113690073826160821557: “If you can build a strong audience of your own, or if major influencers in your market space +1 or share the content, this can get you a lot of exposure to your target market.” _Google+ & SEO: How Google+ Impacts Search Results_ (http://bit.ly/1tXnC7v) *Using Google Authorship to Increase Visibility and Influence in Google Search* http://bit.ly/1kcmaFI An interview with @107022061436866576067: “Anyone who wants to make use of Google+ as part of an overall strategy of increasing visibility and influence in Google Search should be actively pursuing all of the following tactics: Build a strong network within Google+; Cultivate quality links from trusted websites; Use Google Authorship for your content across the Web” _How Google Plus Profiles & Pages Gain Search Authority_ (http://selnd.com/1mShoVB )  *The Importance of Building Your Community* http://bit.ly/1kMwtqf  Community building has been at the foundation of @114918475211209783081’s success. He often uses circles to bring together small groups of people to opt into various campaigns and has published several case studies (http://bit.ly/1rdJiNH) using data mined from NOD3x that show the importance of getting others from your community involved in order to ensure the success of your campaign. Martin recently announced a new initiative, “PYB Neighborhoods” (http://bit.ly/1j#TNTBootcamp - Using NOD3x & Circloscope Together2014-08-18 20:30:00133  
Ronnie Bincer112,429*TNTBootcamp  - A Closer Look at Circloscope* We are going to “circle back” to take a closer look at  @109096245971703802400 now that it has been re-launced to better understand how it can help you build an active, engaged following on Google Plus. *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves.  ************** *Upcoming Shows in the Series* *Monday, July 21st, Monday, August 4th and Monday, August 18th* We will revisit the tools part of our series by providing a more indepth look at the *new versions* of @109096245971703802400 and  @108883357423682942734 as well as discussing circle management techniques and best practices.  ************** *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x   @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol  @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM  @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0   @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w  Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS    *Previous Episodes: Techniques* *Using Hangouts on Air to Build Influence* http://bit.ly/1mTctAf An interview with @115620878851836664537: In his most recent best-selling book, _Google+ Hangouts for Business: How to use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time_, David says “Hangouts on Air are a unique opportunity. This is the most disruptive marketing opportunity we have had for a long time. At a stroke you can dispel doubts about who you are and what you do, reach people, form relationships, and create new potential customers, and you can do it both in real time and asynchronously, increasing your marketing footprint with time.” *Connecting With Influencers To Improve Search Results* http://bit.ly/1mV7tu5 An interview with @113690073826160821557: “If you can build a strong audience of your own, or if major influencers in your market space +1 or share the content, this can get you a lot of exposure to your target market.” _Google+ & SEO: How Google+ Impacts Search Results_ (http://bit.ly/1tXnC7v) *Using Google Authorship to Increase Visibility and Influence in Google Search* http://bit.ly/1kcmaFI An interview with @107022061436866576067: “Anyone who wants to make use of Google+ as part of an overall strategy of increasing visibility and influence in Google Search should be actively pursuing all of the following tactics: Build a strong network within Google+; Cultivate quality links from trusted websites; Use Google Authorship for your content across the Web” _How Google Plus Profiles & Pages Gain Search Authority_ (http://selnd.com/1mShoVB )  *The Importance of Building Your Community* http://bit.ly/1kMwtqf  Community building has been at the foundation of @1149184752112#TNTBootcamp - A Closer Look at Circloscope2014-07-21 20:30:00185  
Steady Demand6,418Join the Tools of Google Plus @116266498226740184904  @108883357423682942734  @111487545374003509241  @109096245971703802400 @105750980959577516811  as we talk about the top 3 tips on how to get the most of @101560853443212199687 using tools to get the best ROE ( Return On Engagement ). This event will be packed with insights, information, informality and prizes! @109096245971703802400 - (1) Free Pro Plan @105750980959577516811 - 1 Starter Plan Free For Life! @111487545374003509241 - (3) T-Shirts with a NEW Logo @116266498226740184904  - ( To ALL ) SD Pro 30 Days Accounts  @108883357423682942734 (1) 3 months full NOD3x access to all data sources and premium UIs @107665939201638457855 of @118277786822373935125 will be the Host of this event. Producer: @102572320061138442096  Host: @107665939201638457855  Cast: @109032873352508658020 @110240596237283903526  @100034828195835575273  @102572320061138442096  @117778937939543425499  @103778702993142591484 @112472587150551442541 @105076725141939280120  Remember the game, and bring a #drink  with you to this event, every time you hear the word *TOOL* , you must take a sip! ? http://www.steadydemand.com/Google-Plus-Brand-Audit-Tool.php http://www.nod3x.com http://www.circloscope.com http://www.friendsplus.me http://www.circlecount.comGPlus Tool Party! - #Drink - Stay Hydrated My Friends #GPlusTools2014-07-10 20:00:00270  
Charles Barouch6,192Interviewing @100034828195835575273 about data and technology.Lee Smallwood _Outside Experts_ International Spectrum2014-07-10 12:30:0024  
Social Media Hangout5,462Welcome to another special edition of Social Media Hangout as we welcome Circloscope's finest: @117778937939543425499 and @112472587150551442541! Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like @107022061436866576067, @113690073826160821557, @102572320061138442096, @103008963082975341976, @117547081660023231214 and @115516333681138986628, @107665939201638457855 and our special guests from @109096245971703802400, @117778937939543425499 and @112472587150551442541! All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.) Share this event publicly along with the hashtag #SMcircloscope   to be entered in our giveaway this week! Link to promotion coming soon! Be sure to check back HERE! *If you have watched before, please take a minute to review our show here, on IMDB:* http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3750472/reviews-enter In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes: *1.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCNFul1AVN0 *2.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsxgHaoVces *3.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ChapN6uB-E *4.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3a4Sxgn7c8 *5.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA6_kx9HoGo *6.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSMQB-akX50 *7.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gM5Nt1h9Xg *8.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPUktF1SWME *9.* THE LOST EPISODE! Sorry! Not our fault! *10.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=couNbiLZH6c *11.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k70Z7FY0xc  *12.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO6dHXlOfnw  *13.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQIRZmXOjiU Also available on SoundCloud, and coming VERY soon to iTunes! https://soundcloud.com/smhangouts/ #googleplusevents                   #hangoutsonair                   #SMhangout    FAQ: *What time is the event?* The event always shows the local time (dependent upon your own time zone) if you are on desktop, but if the event is viewed on a Mobile Device it unfortunately will NOT show your local time, but will show our local time. Be sure to check the math! We are at 3pm EDT = 7pm GMTSocial Media Hangout #14 - Circloscope and More!2014-06-22 21:00:00117  
Eric Enge23,288@114918475211209783081 joins us today to discuss building a presence on Google Plus.  We will have a room of people in the room here at @115515796589038584989 as part of the New England Google Plus Meetup group why will be joining us, and you can join and watch the show remotely! The YouTube link is here!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7va59uHWZ-4  We will be live at 7:30 PM EDT today!Building a Presence on Google Plus2014-06-20 01:30:00136  
Google Partners1,296,721We just announced Google My Business, a new tool for business owners to easily manage their online presences on Google and build better relationships with their customers. To get ahead of any questions your clients may ask you on Google My Business, please join Google Business Community Manager Jade Wang for an overview of the new tool, followed by a live Q&A.  === For agencies in North America (required) we also invite you to join the Google Partners North America community where you can discuss tips and tricks for growing your business and making the most of Google products like AdWords, Analytics and YouTube.- http://goo.gl/LcNMd8Google My Business Launch Q&A2014-06-19 20:00:00888  
Jason T. Wiser22,205*Which is better, a profile or a page?*  I see this question asked a lot, and the truth is there's no easy answer. The question you need to ask yourself is, “which is better for my business”.  And you might also ask, “Do I need them both?”  and “Can I manage them both?” This week I've invited Google Plus expert @114918475211209783081  to help the #OnTrackTips community answer these important questions. We’ll be discussing *the top 5 reasons why G+ Profiles are better than Pages* AND… *The top 5 reasons that G+ pages are better than profiles.*  Our goal is to help you ask the right questions of yourself and your business.  Did you push the BIG red button? http://ontracktips.com ====================================================== If this interests you, start asking questions now AND Invite 2 friends! Did you click "Yes" on the event invite? Catch past interviews  http://ontracktips.com and look for the big RED button. Upcoming Guests: ⇒ Dov Gordon "Small Business Strategy Planning* ⇒ Yifat Cohen "More Google Plus, TNG" Subscribe to "Get on Track, Stay on Track" on YouTube -http://jtw.bz/YouTubeOTT  Listen to our Podcast in iTunes http://jtw.bz/iTunesOTT  Join us on Twitter using the hashtag     #OnTrackTips    ========================================­============== Buy Martin's Books http://jtw.bz/MartinSherv  Visit Martin Shervington on his websites: www.martinshervington.com http://www.plusyourbusiness.com/google-plus-quickstarter/  If you like this series, Please Share this with 2 friends. ======================================================== #HOA   #Googleplus   #googleplusbusinesspage   #googleplustips   #googleplustips   #googleplusprofile   #profile   #smallbusiness   #socialmedia  Which is Better? A Profile or a Page2014-06-16 19:00:00189  
NOD3x11,380NOD3x is a social network analysis and data mining tool, free to members of the Google+ community. Today we're launching version 3.0 of our tool, with a completely redesigned and optimized dashboard interface! For more information, we welcome you to join our Google+ community http://ndx.io/NOD3x-HelpNOD3x Version 3.0 Launch!2014-06-13 17:00:0046  
Ronnie Bincer112,429*The Importance of Building Your Community* @114918475211209783081 is widely recognized as both a leader and a pioneer on Google+; his two main areas of focus, *Plus Your Life!* and *Plus Your Business!*, are designed to help both individuals and brands by transforming the way they connect with others using Google+. Community building has been at the foundation of @114918475211209783081’s success. He often uses circles to bring together small groups of people to opt into various campaigns and has published several case studies (http://bit.ly/1rdJiNH) using data mined from @108883357423682942734 that show the importance of getting others from your community involved in order to ensure the success of your campaign.  Martin recently announced a new initiative, “PYB Neighborhoods” (http://bit.ly/1jYiXiG), which will soon bring brand pages together in a new and unique way. As with Martin’s other initiatives, *PYB Neighborhoods* will involve building small communities by bringing together people and businesses that are committed to the success of the project. *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x  ********************************************* *Upcoming Shows in the Series* Welcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why.  *Monday, June 2nd* An interview with: @114918475211209783081  Speaker, Consultant, Author, Professional Coach, Marketing Psychologist *Monday, June 16th* An interview with: @107742059751171695340 Google+ Top Contributor, Coach, Blogger, Consultant and Entrepreneur *Monday, July 2nd* An interview with: @113055030863291439319 Chef, Food Blogger, HOA Host ********************************************* *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x   @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol  @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM  @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0   @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w  Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS    *Previous Episodes: Techniques* *Using Hangouts on Air to Build Influence* An interview with @115620878851836664537: http://bit.ly/1mTctAf In his most recent best-selling book, _Google+ Hangouts for Business: How to use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in R#TNTBootcamp - The Importance of Building Your Community2014-06-02 20:30:00270  
Stephen Sabludowsky789Come Hangout with Miss USA 2013, Erin Brady.  When was the last time you hung out with a Miss USA?  Well, me too.  Here's our chance.  Watch and meet Miss USA 2013, Erin Brady, in a Bayoubuzz.com Google Hangout On Air for  Monday 12 Noon CST. Join @114918475211209783081 @117465476555941682843 @101696764219780312734 @105076725141939280120 @110746124112827812577 @108210288375340023376 @102041111232254279863  The Miss USA Pageant is June 8 in Baton Rouge Louisiana.  Miss Brady, Miss Connecticut, will answer your questions  during the hangout webcast.  What has the past year been like?  What is her future?  Her greatest life lesson?  Ask your question during the event.  Have fun.  A Youtube link for you to comment in Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXxojSNQn2I #erinbrandy   #missusa   #missusa2014   #NewOrleans   #batonrouge  Come Hangout with Miss USA, Erin Brady2014-06-02 19:00:0073  
GPLUSSPOTLIGHT976*Google+ Business Spotlight (5/28/2014)* This week we welcome @114918475211209783081 and @103618956037161965093 from @106422607009487632392 to talk about quests. You may have seen the various "games" that Martin and the PYB team have coordinated on Google+, involving Canva, Mark Zuckerberg, Rubik's Cube, and others. Well, now's the time to pull back the curtain and talk about the what and the why of these quests. It's bound to be a fantastic discussion! *Help us spread the word* *Pinterest:* http://www.pinterest.com/pin/259097784787084129/ *Twitter:* http://ctt.ec/Q49q5 *Hashtag:* #gplusspotlight   *Join our email list* (http://gplusspotlight.com/join) to get insider info on guests, and Google+ tips from co-hosts @102572320061138442096 and @105076725141939280120 #googleplus #hangoutsonair #googleplusbusiness  Google+ Business Spotlight - Plus Your Business!2014-05-28 18:30:0094  
Wade Harman20,006Friends Plus Me-Connecting Yourself Don't forget my sponsor @108883357423682942734 where you can use this tool to build your Google Plus account to help you find others that love the same stuff you do!  Try it here http://goo.gl/hVniiZ Join @111552522175915203592 from @108827198716965466311 as we talk to the @105750980959577516811 developer @103778702993142591484.   I really want to see the underlying effect of this social media tool and why it evolved into what it did.  What were his goals with the tool and did it come out the way he expected.  I know a lot of us use this tool, so come watch and help me ask questions! Try FriendsPlusMe here: http://mbsy.co/6qMfZ Don't forget to circle @108827198716965466311 (My Blog Page) and get in on our *Relationship Marketing* community here: http://goo.gl/9sqSff #friendsplusme   #Hoa   #hangoutsonair   #marketingtips   #socialmediatips   #socialmediatools  Friends Plus Me-Connecting Yourself!2014-05-15 23:00:0043  
Ronnie Bincer112,429*Using Hangouts on Air to Build Influence* An interview with: @115620878851836664537 In his most recent best-selling book, _*Google+ Hangouts for Business*: How to use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time_, David says “Hangouts on Air are a unique opportunity. This is the most disruptive marketing opportunity we have had for a long time. At a stroke you can dispel doubts about who you are and what you do, reach people, form relationships, and create new potential customers, and you can do it both in real time and asynchronously, increasing your marketing  footprint with time.” #TNTBootcamp Christine & Ronnie launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x _Upcoming Shows in the Series_ Welcome to the second part of our series where we will explore *_the techniques of influence marketing._* In the coming weeks, @117778937939543425499  & @108210288375340023376 will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why.  *Monday, April 21st* An interview with: @115620878851836664537 David Amerland is a business journalist, author and international speaker. He blogs about social media and search engine optimization, writes for a number of prominent websites including Forbes, and advises a handful of corporations on their social media crisis management techniques.  *Monday, May 5th* An interview with: @113690073826160821557 *Monday, May 19th* An interview with: @107022061436866576067 *Monday, June 2nd* An interview with: @114918475211209783081  _Previous Episodes_ Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x  @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0  @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS  Example of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/1jFt0Xb  #TNTBootcamp airs on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST. === === #SocialMediaMarketing #InfluencerMarketing #GooglePlusTips #DataMining#TNTBootcamp - Influence Marketing Techniques & David Amerland2014-04-21 20:30:00175  
Ryan Hanley13,298*Nervous About Hosting Your Own Google Hangout on Air?* _Everything you need to know host killer Hangouts on Air._ The best decision I've ever made for my personal brand was to begin recording the Content Warfare Podcast _(audio only)_ as a live Google Hangout on Air. _Is recording live, with an audience, on video, a heck of a lot more nerve racking than a prerecorded audio only show?_ Yes. _Does it make the experience 100x more Gangster (valuable) for Content Warfare Nation?_ Absolutely. That's why I asked @115904906255790884130 and @101696764219780312734 two of the *ABSOLUTE BEST* Google Hangouts on Air hosts rocking the Interweb to join us and share their secrets on creating amazing Hangouts. Seriously, this show is going to be ridiculously valuable to anyone with a Hangout show or currently considering starting one. Come early and ask questions often.  *Share this event with friends on Twitter:* http://ctt.ec/rM9J0 If you want to do some homework, find more on our guests here: Jason Wiser - On Track Tips: http://ontracktips.com/ Mia Voss - The Mia Connect: http://themiaconnect.com/ ============== If you can't make the live episode, don't miss the replay: Youtube Subscribe link: http://goo.gl/My8UpZ iTunes subscribe link: http://goo.gl/o6u9G6 Stitcher subscribe link: http://goo.gl/HAoxVR #googlehangouts   #googlehangoutsonair   #hangoutsonair  Host Google Hangouts Like a Boss | Content Warfare TV2014-04-03 19:00:00200  
Ronnie Bincer112,429*Introducing the New and Improved Circloscope* On Monday, February 17th, @108210288375340023376 and @117778937939543425499 will be joined by @112472587150551442541 of @109096245971703802400. Craig is a former product manager for Microsoft and now a co-founder at @109096245971703802400 along with @117778937939543425499 and @115932955064831083806. Circloscope is in the final phases of redevelopment; Christine and Craig will give us a sneak peek of Circloscope's new features, will tell you how it can be used to help you *identify engagers and influencers in your area of interest*, and will discuss the _*importance of circle management*_ so you can filter through the noise and focus in on the conversations that really matter to you. *Helpful articles on Using/Getting the most out of the current version of Circloscope:* *Circloscope A to Z* by the developer @115932955064831083806  https://plus.google.com/u/0/+EhsanAhmadiGharacheh/posts/MQznXkSJbAR *Circloscope Recipes* by @114918475211209783081  http://www.plusyourbusiness.com/circloscope-recipe-list/ *Introduction to Circloscope* by @100172216890994354180   https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ceijk9piqlmiv3ffkkgdi7nuqo4 Christine & Ronnie launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members:http://bit.ly/MhiA4x _Upcoming Shows in the Series_ *Monday, February 17th* -www.circloscope.com @112472587150551442541, former Product Development Manager at Microsoft and now a partner at @109096245971703802400, discusses how @109096245971703802400 is being used to identify engagers on Google+ and will provide a sneak peak at the new features that will be released in the new version of the tool. *Monday, March 3rd* -www.steadydemand.com/tool/ @102572320061138442096 from @116266498226740184904 discusses how Steady Demand's Pro Tool provides special engagement tools for both Profiles and Pages including some unique alert features and a scoring system to measure post quality and social signals to post ratio. It can be used to identify top engagers on your pages' posts as well analyze competitors' engagement and posts. Learn how to increase engagement by improving the quality of your posts and to gauge the impact of your SEO and social efforts over a given time period. *Monday, March 17th* -http://www.NOD3x.com Dive into data mining with @100034828195835575273 from @108883357423682942734 to learn how this powerful tool can be used to identify influencers across Google+, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube based on keywords and hashtags and how Klout, Kred and PeerIndex are being used along with NOD3x to measure influence. _*Previous Episodes*_ First, Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x Second, @11148754#TNTBootcamp - Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques - Circloscope2014-02-17 20:30:00178  
martin shervington1,144,313*Google Plus for Individuals and Business!* _Including launch of the free 'Quickstarter' courses..._ There have been so many changes in the Plus over the past few months, and as such we wanted to get together to re-launch the website, tell you about some of the resources and pick up on some of your questions as well. So get yourself ready and see you on Monday!The PYB team talk about some amazing, free resources available for Google+!2014-02-10 21:00:00116  
Ronnie Bincer112,429*Come and learn how the CircleCount tool can help you identify Influencers* in your area of interest on Google Plus. Join +Christine DeGraff & +Ronnie Bincer on Monday, February 3rd for an interview with +Nils Tschampel from +CircleCount.  Nils will teach us how to use CircleCount to find influencers to connect with as well as to learn about an exciting new CircleCount feature launching during the show!  Last week, Christine & Ronnie launched Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x _*Upcoming Shows in the Series*_ Monday, February 3rd - www.circlecount.com  +Nils Tschampel from +CircleCount will *announce the release of an exciting new special integration feature* that helps visualize how you are connected to others. CircleCount has over 25 Million Google+ profiles indexed in their database and can be searched by tags and filtered by country, topic and gender to help you target top engagers.  Monday, February 17th - www.circloscope.com +Craig Fifield former Product Development Manager at Microsoft and now a partner at +Circloscope discusses how Circloscope is being used to identify engagers on Google+ and will provide a sneak peak at the new features that will be released in the new version of the tool.  Monday, March 3rd - www.steadydemand.com/tool/ +Ben Fisher from +Steady Demand discusses how Steady Demand's Pro Tool provides special engagement tools for both Profiles and Pages including some unique alert features and a scoring system to measure post quality and social signals to post ratio. It can be used to identify top engagers on your pages' posts as well analyze competitors' engagement and posts. Learn how to increase engagement by improving the quality of your posts and to gauge the impact of your SEO and social efforts over a given time period. Monday, March 17th - http://www.NOD3x.com  Dive into data mining with +Lee Smallwood from +NOD3x to learn how this powerful tool can be used to identify influencers across Google+, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube based on keywords and hashtags and how Klout, Kred and PeerIndex are being used along with NOD3x to measure influence.  #TNTBootcamp airs on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST. === === #SocialMediaMarketing   #InfluencerMarketing   #GooglePlusTips   #DataMining  #TNTBootcamp - Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques - CircleCount2014-02-03 20:30:00337  
Christine & Mia8,471YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJxmYRTcXi8 Join @109501371090969349329 and our January guest host @112472587150551442541 as we welcome our special guest, @107022061436866576067 - if you've ever been curious about his backstory.. then this is the show for you! Wednesday, January 29nd 11:30am PST/12:30pm MST/1:30pm CST/2:30pm EST More about our guest @107022061436866576067:  _Mark is Senior Director of Online Marketing for Stone Temple Consulting, a digital marketing agency located in the Boston area. He's pretty sure Stone Temple CEO Eric Enge added "senior" to Mark's title as a veiled reference to his age. He lives in Durham NC, which he regards as Portland OR without a web parody (yet)._ _Mark has been active on Google+ since its third day and has developed a reputation as an expert on using Google+ for business and personal branding, as well as on Google Authorship._ _When he's not singlehandedly trying to eliminate Google+'s "ghost town" image by posting there at least once every 10 minutes, you'll find Mark playing mandolin in a New Orleans-style second line band called The Bulltowns Strutters, and competing in storyslam events._ This week's show is sponsored by: @108303669164547823402  is an interactive digital agency based in Central Florida. We provide web design and optimization, social media management and consulting, mobile apps (Apple / Android / Windows 8), and graphic design for web promotions. CT Social emphasizes a personalized approach, tailored to the needs of each individual or business we serve, and continuously aims for high standards of innovation and social integration in all projects. http://www.ct-social.com @108712904755834193601  We are a full service hotel, conveniently located in downtown Washington, DC The hotel is located within walking distance of the White House, DC Convention Center, and two separate Metro/subway stops.  http://www.inndc.com Each week @117778937939543425499 & @101696764219780312734 spotlight guests who share their inspiring stories of ingenuity, tenacity and courage! Follow our community for updates on upcoming shows as well as guest and sponsor opportunities http://bit.ly/HwlX52 Follow the buzz on Twitter and Google+ using hashtags #15MinutesOnAir   & #WhatsYourStory   #15MinutesOnAir with Christine & Mia featuring Mark Traphagen & Guest Host Craig Fifield2014-01-29 20:30:00192  
Ronnie Bincer112,429Join co-hosts +Christine DeGraff & +Ronnie Bincer to learn more about various Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques in a new Live HOA series #TNTBootcamp!  This episode will be the kick-off to the series, we'll let you know what's up and what the show is all about. *Each show will last 30 minutes.* They'll be happening on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST. #TNTBootcamp will help you learn to identify and engage with key influencers in your industry and to understand how to "get on the radar" and become influential yourself. Every industry has way to measure value, trust and influence. Social Media is no different. We will discuss what matters to us and how we think you may want to use various tools to uncover some gems you may not have found otherwise. We’ll also chime in on some basic etiquette that will make things go better for you while on Google Plus. Monday, January 20th - Overview of #TNTBootcamp Join Christine & Ronnie in a discussion about the concept of influence marketing, which tools can be used to help identify influencers and how to become one. Come with your questions and comments for a lively 30 minute interactive show. Monday, February 3rd - +CircleCount  +Nils Tschampel from CircleCount will announce the release of an exciting new special integration feature that helps visualize how you are connected to others. CircleCount has over 25 Million Google+ profiles indexed in their database and can be searched by tags and filtered by country, topic and gender to help you target top engagers.  Monday, February 17th - +Circloscope  +Craig Fifield former Product Development Manager at Microsoft and now a partner at Circloscope discusses how Circloscope is being used to identify engagers on Google+ and will provide a sneak peak at the new features that will be released in the new version of the tool. Monday, March 3rd - +Steady Demand  +Ben Fisher from Steady Demand discusses how Steady Demand's Pro Tool provides special engagement tools for both Profiles and Pages including some unique alert features and a scoring system to measure post quality and social signals to post ratio. It can be used to identify top engagers on your pages' posts as well analyze competitors' engagement and posts. Learn how to increase engagement by improving the quality of your posts and to gauge the impact of your SEO and social efforts over a given time period. Monday, March 17th - +NOD3x  Dive into data mining with +Lee Smallwood from NOD3x to learn how this powerful tool can be used to identify influencers across Google+, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube based on keywords and hashtags and how Klout, Kred and PeerIndex are being used along with NOD3x to measure influence. === #GooglePlusTips   #SocialMediaMarketing  #TNTBootcamp - Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques2014-01-20 20:30:00320  
Chef Dennis Littley795,020Join me and my Co-host +Jean Layton  for the fifth episode in our series on *How to Use Google+ Effectively*   This weeks topic will be *Brand Pages, Who should use them and How to use them* Every Monday  for thirty minutes we will focus on a different aspect of Google+  offering guidance and  answering questions.    If you have questions please leave them in the Comment Bar of this event  before the start of the show and we will do our best our best to answer them. The goal of our series is to help everyone understand how Google+ works and what they need to do to become successful on G+.  Once G+ begins to make sense to you, you'll be able to enjoy your time on the plus, making new friends, engaging in communities and seeing some pretty amazing search engine results. While our series will be focused on Bloggers everyone is welcome and we hope to see all of you with your questions-    You can also join us at the G+ Food Bloggers Community - http://goo.gl/IEKmsV  where we discuss all the issues that Bloggers have as well as sharing best practices. Monday January 13th @  1 PM EST/12 PM CST/11 PM MST/10 PM PST #googleplustips   #bloggers   #Gplusfoodbloggers  The Bloggers Guide to Using Google+ Effectively - Brand Pages2014-01-13 19:00:00165  
Jesse Wojdylo857,309This week I will be unable to host #googlepluschat  but that doesn't mean it will stop! +Stephan Hovnanian and +Michael Bennett are filling in as they are going to tag team the event. The discussion will be Google+ pages as it relates to brands and businesses. This is a wonderful topic that is near and dear to my heart so make me proud by having a huge showing. As always, here is more information on Google Plus Chat: http://wojdylosocialmedia.com/google-plus-chat-twitter-chat/ If you have not taken part in Google Plus Chat please feel free to reach out to Stephan or Michael. There is also a Google+ community for Google Plus Chat Twitter Chat that is extremely useful. Here are the questions in text format: 1. What pages are doing a great job on Google+ and why? 2. Do you have a page? Plug it 3. How do you balance profile vs. page activity? 4. Does your page own a community, YouTube channel, etc.? 5. What tools do you use to manage and analyze your page performance? 6. What ways can a business use Google+ for content marketing? Spice up your Tuesday with a little #googlepluschat  action.Google Plus Chat Twitter Chat2013-12-03 20:00:0035  
Jason T. Wiser22,205*Google Plus 101 - Understanding Mechanics, Etiquette, Tips* Do you have any questions about how to use Google plus?  We are joined by Google Plus Celebrity @107665939201638457855     and He will be answering all your questions. Mobile Users can Watch here http://jtw.bz/Gp101CIB  Event Page http://jtw.bz/Gplus101DS This is an informal Q&A, so grab a cup of coffee, grab a pen and paper, and start taking notes.  Mobile Users can see the Event here http://jtw.bz/Gplus101DS No questions is too simple. If you need the answer, if you are confused about something, please ask. Don't be shy. We want to help you effectively use this network for your business. *Ask Questions about:* ⇒ Circles ⇒ Plussings ⇒ Sharing ⇒ Communities ⇒ Events ⇒ Hangouts ⇒ Etiquette  ⇒ Marketing Tips ⇒ How to use Google Plus for your Business Literally Anything that you need help with, we are here to answer your questions!  This is your event so start asking questions now. No question is a stupid question. Well, almost none... We will be using the Hashtag #CIBplus   This event is sponsored by Christians in Business Community and is open to everyone.  http://bit.ly/CIBplus Other great resources for G+: ⇒ Etiquette by @111552522175915203592  http://goo.gl/vYcuoZ  ⇒ Anatomy of the perfect G+ Post +Dustin W. Stout   http://dustn.tv/perfect-post/   http://markvang.com/content/google-plus-circle-management-101 ⇒ Best Google+ Communities @107499215004519214139   http://www.thesocialmediahat.com/article/best-google-communities ⇒ Who sees your Google+ post? @109164280656499025716  http://bit.ly/1czXiGb #business   #googleplus   #googleplusupdate  Google Plus 101 - Understanding Mechanics, Etiquette, Tips2013-11-30 19:00:0060  
Chef Dennis Littley795,020Join me for this weeks edition of Good Day Google+ for an all out *Social Media Palooza* This weeks guests will be  +Rebekah Radice (Social Media Strategist) +Neil Ferree (Social Media SEO Consultant) and +Christine DeGraff (Social Media Consultant) Bring your lunch or bring a beverage and definitely being your questions! Just don't forget to join us for this weeks edition of Good Day Google+  1:00 pm ET (New York Time) Friday November 22nd  Check your time zone here-->http://goo.gl/sa8CdP   #gooddaygoogleplus   #varietyshow   #gplustips   #askchefdennis  Good Day Google+2013-11-22 19:00:00160  
John Paduchak9,528We believe CircleCount is an indispensable Google Plus Tool.  Please like, +1, and share with your friends!We talk about CircleCount for Google Plus With guest Nils Tschampel2013-11-14 22:00:0014  
Meilani MacDonald14,935CircleCount.com - What is it and how can we use the information +CircleCount provides to help us get the most out of the time we spend in Google+? CircleCount is a great resource for active plussers, providing statistics such as growth rate and projected growth rate in terms of numbers of followers, which posts you've made are most popular or most shared, demographic statistics and more. CircleCount's +Nils Tschampel will be joining us on Friday to show us how to use CircleCount to get the best results for our time spent on Google+!TGIF Business Networking Hangout - How to Use CircleCount - June 7, 20132013-06-08 01:00:0014  

Shared Circles including CircleCount

Shared Circles are not available on Google+ anymore, but you can find them still here.

The Google+ Collections of CircleCount

Activity

Average numbers for the latest posts (max. 50 posts, posted within the last 4 weeks)

9
comments per post
26
reshares per post
122
+1's per post

556
characters per posting

Top posts in the last 50 posts

Most comments: 413

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2015-05-08 22:26:56 (413 comments, 140 reshares, 172 +1s)Open 

#Breaking Shared Circles on Google+: Deprecated

+AyJay Schibig and +John R. Ellis have told us about the missing share buttons on the circles page. After checking our database we can confirm that there haven't been any new shared circles in the last 1.5 days.

The Top Contributors +John Elstone, +Marc-André Beauchamp and +John Skeats have confirmed that the shared circles are being deprecated.

Shared Circles have always been pretty difficult.
Sharing a circle is a pretty useful feature. You can help a new Google+ User get a good starting point without having to use the SUL (=Suggested User List).
But it was also used often in a bad way ("reshared to get included") which led to unrelated/uninterested new followers.

Regardless of what you think about shared circles, it feels pretty strange that this feature is being removed. Atlea... more »

Most reshares: 140

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2015-05-08 22:26:56 (413 comments, 140 reshares, 172 +1s)Open 

#Breaking Shared Circles on Google+: Deprecated

+AyJay Schibig and +John R. Ellis have told us about the missing share buttons on the circles page. After checking our database we can confirm that there haven't been any new shared circles in the last 1.5 days.

The Top Contributors +John Elstone, +Marc-André Beauchamp and +John Skeats have confirmed that the shared circles are being deprecated.

Shared Circles have always been pretty difficult.
Sharing a circle is a pretty useful feature. You can help a new Google+ User get a good starting point without having to use the SUL (=Suggested User List).
But it was also used often in a bad way ("reshared to get included") which led to unrelated/uninterested new followers.

Regardless of what you think about shared circles, it feels pretty strange that this feature is being removed. Atlea... more »

Most plusones: 256

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2015-08-21 13:40:47 (22 comments, 59 reshares, 256 +1s)Open 

Time for a break :)
http://i.imgur.com/SaGr2ss.gifv

Latest 50 posts

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2015-08-31 07:18:32 (4 comments, 23 reshares, 136 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 3

These are dots and not circles on the dress! This time we won't count dots, since we can't stop laughing ;)

Wishing a good start into the week!
If you don't get forward, ask the dog :)

h/t +Johnathan Chung 

Look Kid, It’s Actually Really Easy

Please Follow: +Creative Ideas ___#CirclesCounted: 3

These are dots and not circles on the dress! This time we won't count dots, since we can't stop laughing ;)

Wishing a good start into the week!
If you don't get forward, ask the dog :)

h/t +Johnathan Chung 

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2015-08-29 06:01:14 (10 comments, 40 reshares, 168 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 256

If you follow the advice of +HUF ova LV​ you will see how interesting this animation really is.
There are only three different sequences of move but you can focus on any of the 256 different circles/dots to see that it will follow a pretty complex route and (maybe) get back to its starting point.

256 dots, 3 sequences, endless ways of passing the time

h/t +Meg Tufano​

Follow a dot___#CirclesCounted: 256

If you follow the advice of +HUF ova LV​ you will see how interesting this animation really is.
There are only three different sequences of move but you can focus on any of the 256 different circles/dots to see that it will follow a pretty complex route and (maybe) get back to its starting point.

256 dots, 3 sequences, endless ways of passing the time

h/t +Meg Tufano​

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2015-08-28 12:30:38 (5 comments, 14 reshares, 103 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 5

Please check out what +annarita ruberto wrote here about the universe. Very interesting! Nice visualization!

...the 28th disk is the size of the Universe...

Matthew Henderson has just created an intriguing animation, in my opinion. What do you think?

Read what he writes:
Each disk is ten times larger than the previous one. If the first disk you see is the size of the palm of your hand, then the second is the size of a coffee table, the third the size of a room. The seventh is the size of Belgium. The ninth is the size of the Earth. The 23rd is around the size of the galaxy, and less than 2 minutes into watching, the 28th is the size of the Universe. 

► Source: http://blog.matthen.com

#mathematics #animations #creative_things___#CirclesCounted: 5

Please check out what +annarita ruberto wrote here about the universe. Very interesting! Nice visualization!

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2015-08-27 09:32:38 (18 comments, 30 reshares, 91 +1s)Open 

Google+ Collections for every Profile/Page

You can find now the public Google+ Collections on every profile page on CircleCount.
Check out your profile here:
http://www.circlecount.com/m

This feature was launched to celebrate that we have found 50,000 profiles and pages with at least one public Google+ Collection.
In total we found 135,358 Google+ Collections.

As you can see in the image here, one of our collections is growing faster than our page. 
The next feature we are preparing right now, will show this difference pretty clearly.
Stay tuned ;)

#circlecountupdate #collections #milestone50k

Google+ Collections for every Profile/Page

You can find now the public Google+ Collections on every profile page on CircleCount.
Check out your profile here:
http://www.circlecount.com/m

This feature was launched to celebrate that we have found 50,000 profiles and pages with at least one public Google+ Collection.
In total we found 135,358 Google+ Collections.

As you can see in the image here, one of our collections is growing faster than our page. 
The next feature we are preparing right now, will show this difference pretty clearly.
Stay tuned ;)

#circlecountupdate #collections #milestone50k___

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2015-08-24 11:27:27 (7 comments, 22 reshares, 72 +1s)Open 

The real I survived all G+ deaths since 2011 T-Shirt 
Now it's here! In many colors, for women and men... 
Check it out now

Do you remember the shirt +Matthieu THOMAS shared a few weeks ago? Sure you remember ;)
https://plus.google.com/+MatthieuTHOMAS/posts/ZmXmtjXx7qw

We have contacted Matthieu and are very happy that he offered to create this shirt in our shop. We have added it there without any additional costs.
The only one who is benefiting when you buy and wear it is you, +Google+ (and +Spreadshirt, the shop host).

You can find it here:
http://circlecount.spreadshirt.com/ 
and here (better prices for Europe):
http://circlecount.spreadshirt.de/

Thanks Matthieu!

The real I survived all G+ deaths since 2011 T-Shirt 
Now it's here! In many colors, for women and men... 
Check it out now

Do you remember the shirt +Matthieu THOMAS shared a few weeks ago? Sure you remember ;)
https://plus.google.com/+MatthieuTHOMAS/posts/ZmXmtjXx7qw

We have contacted Matthieu and are very happy that he offered to create this shirt in our shop. We have added it there without any additional costs.
The only one who is benefiting when you buy and wear it is you, +Google+ (and +Spreadshirt, the shop host).

You can find it here:
http://circlecount.spreadshirt.com/ 
and here (better prices for Europe):
http://circlecount.spreadshirt.de/

Thanks Matthieu!___

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2015-08-21 13:40:47 (22 comments, 59 reshares, 256 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 48

Can't. Stop. Watching. ;)

via +Jean-Marc Luna 

Time for a break :)
http://i.imgur.com/SaGr2ss.gifv___#CirclesCounted: 48

Can't. Stop. Watching. ;)

via +Jean-Marc Luna 

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2015-08-19 06:28:18 (8 comments, 9 reshares, 87 +1s)Open 

*Well done Google+, well done... *
https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/iNATd959DPV
Still surprised that it took so long.

Since the collection search on CircleCount is working great for the last 3.5 months, we'll keep it working ;)

h/t +Rajesh Narayanan​

Collections update
Now, search feature is available for collections.

#collections  ___*Well done Google+, well done... *
https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/iNATd959DPV
Still surprised that it took so long.

Since the collection search on CircleCount is working great for the last 3.5 months, we'll keep it working ;)

h/t +Rajesh Narayanan​

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2015-08-17 21:37:55 (1 comments, 9 reshares, 66 +1s)Open 

Like +Jaana Nyström​ said: interesting

We are launching another way to use Hangouts today.  From our new site you'll be able to take advantage of the best of Hangouts in the browser, along with an inspiring image to get you through the day. Check it out and let us know what you think.

https://hangouts.google.com ___Like +Jaana Nyström​ said: interesting

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2015-07-29 12:02:22 (31 comments, 20 reshares, 245 +1s)Open 

We have survived all Google+ deaths since 2011 and are still counting! ;)

Looks like we need a "fun" collection...

___We have survived all Google+ deaths since 2011 and are still counting! ;)

Looks like we need a "fun" collection...

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2015-07-28 07:31:57 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

An interesting update by +Bradley Horowitz!

There are pretty different views on this info.
It's really interesting to check the comments on the linked article (http://googleblog.blogspot.de/2015/07/everything-in-its-right-place.html) which are btw. (still) Google+ comments ;)

You can read comments like these there:

- "Google is going to make some big changes to make Google+ better." +Marc-André Beauchamp

- "Google+ (the social layer) is Dead.  Long live Google+ (the network)!" +Eli Fennell 

- "Ultimately, I may not agree with every move, but I think it's for the best. This will allow the Google+ product team to focus on being social and not having to be the jack of all trades." +Derek Ross 

- "Anyone who is naive enough to think this recent news is good for Google+ needs a reality check:Thi... more »

Everything in Its Right Place

It’s been a little more than a quarter since I took on leadership of a newly formed team, which we’ve christened SPS: Streams, Photos, and Sharing.

In that short time, I’ve had some time to reflect on the products we’ve built over the last few years, and also the opportunity to oversee the launch of our new Google Photos product. I’ve concluded that it’s time for a “pivot”... or more precisely time to talk more openly about a pivot that’s been underway for some time (and in fact is reflected in the name of the new team). We're going to continue focusing Google+ on helping users connect around the interest they love, and retire it as the mechanism by which people share and engage within other Google products.

Four years ago when we conceived of the “Google+ Project”, we made it clear that our goals were always two-fold: Google+ aspired to be both a “platform layer that unified Google’s sharing models”, and a product / stream / app in its own right.

This was a well-intentioned goal, but as realized it led to some product experiences that users sometimes found confusing. For instance, and perhaps most controversially, integration with YouTube implied that leaving a comment on YouTube (something users had obviously been doing successfully for years) suddenly and unexpectedly required “joining Google+.”

We decided it’s time to fix this, not only in YouTube, but across a user’s entire experience at Google. We want to formally retire the notion that a Google+ membership is required for anything at Google… other than using Google+ itself.  

Some of the consequences of this shift in thinking have already been deployed. Others we’re rolling out as fast as possible (e.g. the changes to YouTube we referenced today). And many more will roll out over the rest of the year.

What does this mean for Google+ the product? Relieved of the notion of integrating with every other product at Google, Google+ can now focus on doing what it’s already doing quite well: helping millions of users around the world connect around the interest they love. Aspects of the product that don’t serve this agenda have been, or will be, retired. But you’ll also see a slew of improvements that make this use case shine (like the recent launch of Collections - https://plus.google.com/collections/featured).

It’s been incredibly gratifying to see how this strategy has played out as realized in the recent Google Photos launch, a product which in many ways embodies and telegraphs the changes discussed above. Google Photos not only doesn’t require a Google+ account, but as much of the functionality as possible doesn’t even require an account at all. It was important to me that when we launched Google Photos, we stressed the product implements sharing by any means a user prefers… without compromise or agenda. This is the right thing for users and the feedback and usage has been extremely validating.

I’m excited to share this strategy with the world, excited about what it means for Google+, and most of all for all of Google’s users.___An interesting update by +Bradley Horowitz!

There are pretty different views on this info.
It's really interesting to check the comments on the linked article (http://googleblog.blogspot.de/2015/07/everything-in-its-right-place.html) which are btw. (still) Google+ comments ;)

You can read comments like these there:

- "Google is going to make some big changes to make Google+ better." +Marc-André Beauchamp

- "Google+ (the social layer) is Dead.  Long live Google+ (the network)!" +Eli Fennell 

- "Ultimately, I may not agree with every move, but I think it's for the best. This will allow the Google+ product team to focus on being social and not having to be the jack of all trades." +Derek Ross 

- "Anyone who is naive enough to think this recent news is good for Google+ needs a reality check: This is the end." +Christina Warren 

- "Cool." +Matt Cutts 

- "The only thing constant is change!" +Ronnie Bincer 

Interesting to see that +Bradley Horowitz is sharing the news on Google+ though ;)

What do you think?

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2015-07-24 21:20:39 (13 comments, 36 reshares, 182 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 9

Looks like we have missed this one +Debbie Smith. 
But I can ensure, we are not missing any circles ;)

A great weekend to everyone who is looking on 9 circles right now!

I recall my friends at +CircleCount was requesting to post a circle shape or two so here's my contribution.

Thank you for your invaluable service on G+ CC. It does not go unnoticed.___#CirclesCounted: 9

Looks like we have missed this one +Debbie Smith. 
But I can ensure, we are not missing any circles ;)

A great weekend to everyone who is looking on 9 circles right now!

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2015-07-20 19:57:03 (13 comments, 44 reshares, 242 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 1
A natural one ;)

via: +Roland J. Ruttledge

Rakotzbrücke by Daniel Hohlfeld
500px.com/photo/115507051___#CirclesCounted: 1
A natural one ;)

via: +Roland J. Ruttledge

2015-07-19 15:54:13 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Shameless self promotion share on a Sunday ;)

I (+Chris Macidis) have been in France / Spain a month ago and took some photos.
Check them out in this collection and tell me how you like them.

Shameless self promotion share on a Sunday ;)

I (+Chris Macidis) have been in France / Spain a month ago and took some photos.
Check them out in this collection and tell me how you like them.___

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2015-07-19 08:36:03 (4 comments, 31 reshares, 131 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 123

Connections

15 Folds contacted me to make a gif. They may have seen my work on a blog, reblogged from another blog, and so on… Now I’m reaching you. Did you know we have no more than six degrees of separation from friend to friend?

Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure, Artist, Cahors
http://wavegrower.tumblr.com

h/t +Andres M. Trianon​

15folds: CONNECTIONS
Join the Simple Science and Interesting Things Community and share interesting stuff! https://plus.google.com/communities/117518490246975838002

http://15folds.com/post/124311545221/connections-frederic-vayssouze-faure-artist

http://33.media.tumblr.com/fd64eb64b296d95af0c807276e5048ec/tumblr_nrj1k9Ugf61rfp0s4o1_400.gif___#CirclesCounted: 123

Connections

15 Folds contacted me to make a gif. They may have seen my work on a blog, reblogged from another blog, and so on… Now I’m reaching you. Did you know we have no more than six degrees of separation from friend to friend?

Frédéric Vayssouze-Faure, Artist, Cahors
http://wavegrower.tumblr.com

h/t +Andres M. Trianon​

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2015-07-17 12:03:16 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

Your Birthdays

Google+ notifies you about the birthdays of the people in your circles, but this notification is shown only on their birthday. With CircleCount you can get a list of all birthdays as long as these birthdays are publicly visible.

Check it out here:
http://www.circlecount.com/mybirthdays/

looks like +Mark Traphagen's birthday is coming... #confetti... ;)

Your Birthdays

Google+ notifies you about the birthdays of the people in your circles, but this notification is shown only on their birthday. With CircleCount you can get a list of all birthdays as long as these birthdays are publicly visible.

Check it out here:
http://www.circlecount.com/mybirthdays/

looks like +Mark Traphagen's birthday is coming... #confetti... ;)___

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2015-07-09 13:24:01 (7 comments, 26 reshares, 165 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 8

Now that's a sunset... ;)
You can find the same illusion also here:
http://www.circlecount.com/csscircles/

Thanks +Jon Hole for bringing this to our attention!

Watch carefully, all these suns move lineary! Some call it cycloidal illusion, it is just a spirograph. Hypnotic! by fbeaurain.com___#CirclesCounted: 8

Now that's a sunset... ;)
You can find the same illusion also here:
http://www.circlecount.com/csscircles/

Thanks +Jon Hole for bringing this to our attention!

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2015-07-08 12:37:38 (10 comments, 23 reshares, 108 +1s)Open 

Your Follower Map

Do you know where your followers are from?
You will be surprised to see where your posts are shown, all over the world.

Check it out here:
http://www.circlecount.com/mymap/

Your Follower Map

Do you know where your followers are from?
You will be surprised to see where your posts are shown, all over the world.

Check it out here:
http://www.circlecount.com/mymap/___

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2015-07-07 12:54:26 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Google+ Collections - Tagline Analysis And Search

Two weeks ago Google+ added the option to describe a collection (https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/5RCNVkm1wHm).
We have been collecting this information since day 1 and have included the tagline now in our search: http://www.circlecount.com/collections/

Out of the 96,182 collections we have found so far, only 2,036 have the tagline filled.

In this image you can see the word cloud generated out of the 2,036 taglines.
The Tag Cloud was generated (again) with http://www.jasondavies.com/wordcloud/ by +Jason Davies

What is your favorite Google+ Collection?

Google+ Collections - Tagline Analysis And Search

Two weeks ago Google+ added the option to describe a collection (https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/5RCNVkm1wHm).
We have been collecting this information since day 1 and have included the tagline now in our search: http://www.circlecount.com/collections/

Out of the 96,182 collections we have found so far, only 2,036 have the tagline filled.

In this image you can see the word cloud generated out of the 2,036 taglines.
The Tag Cloud was generated (again) with http://www.jasondavies.com/wordcloud/ by +Jason Davies

What is your favorite Google+ Collection?___

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2015-07-05 14:02:30 (30 comments, 7 reshares, 106 +1s)Open 

Today is the 4th birthday of Circlecount!
Since we are a company concerned about numbers, our +Rick Lutz made a little graphic, showing some of the stunning numbers we have achieved over the past few years.
This was all just possible because of you people supporting us. :)
So thank you very much!

Today is the 4th birthday of Circlecount!
Since we are a company concerned about numbers, our +Rick Lutz made a little graphic, showing some of the stunning numbers we have achieved over the past few years.
This was all just possible because of you people supporting us. :)
So thank you very much!___

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2015-07-03 07:02:09 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 57 +1s)Open 

21 [Awesome] Google Tips & Tricks
www.danielfuterman.com/21-awesome-google-tips-and-tricks/

Do you like discovering new Google related tips? I sure do!

And that’s why I’ve created an extensive series of 21 Awesome Google tips covering a wide variety of the Google products we all love (Google Search, Chrome, Drive, Plus, Maps, Calendar, Gmail, Adsense, YouTube) and much much more! 

01. Google Search: Your personal search trends.
02. Google Chrome: Search Faster with Tab to Search.
03. Google Search: Search like a pro.
04. Google Doodles: The archive.
05. Google Alerts: What you care about, as it happens.
06. Google Docs: Interactive table of contents.
07. Google Shortener: Bitly vs. Google Link Shorteners.
08. Google Maps: Time Travel with Google Street View.
09. Google Location: Where you’ve been and when.10. ... more »

21 [Awesome] Google Tips & Tricks
www.danielfuterman.com/21-awesome-google-tips-and-tricks/

Do you like discovering new Google related tips? I sure do!

And that’s why I’ve created an extensive series of 21 Awesome Google tips covering a wide variety of the Google products we all love (Google Search, Chrome, Drive, Plus, Maps, Calendar, Gmail, Adsense, YouTube) and much much more! 

01. Google Search: Your personal search trends.
02. Google Chrome: Search Faster with Tab to Search.
03. Google Search: Search like a pro.
04. Google Doodles: The archive.
05. Google Alerts: What you care about, as it happens.
06. Google Docs: Interactive table of contents.
07. Google Shortener: Bitly vs. Google Link Shorteners.
08. Google Maps: Time Travel with Google Street View.
09. Google Location: Where you’ve been and when.
10. Google Dashboard: All you account data, in one place.
11. Google YouTube: Playlists, Mixes and More.
12. Google Translate: More powerful than you thought.
13. Google Calendar: All in one.
14. Google Trends: Boost organic traffic by up to 300%.
15. Google Security: Secure your Google account, now.
16. Google Device Manager: locate, lock, erase.
17. Google AdSense: Make money with John.
18. Google Adwords: Increase sales with Bill.
19. Google Chrome & Search: 18 Productivity Tricks.
20. Google Gmail: 15 awesome tricks.
21. Google Plus: Series finale.

21 Google Tips Series by Daniel Futerman: www.danielfuterman.com/21-awesome-google-tips-and-tricks/

 #21GoogleTips ___

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2015-06-21 08:39:29 (6 comments, 7 reshares, 75 +1s)Open 

We love circles
Great artwork by +Antoine Nehme 

___We love circles
Great artwork by +Antoine Nehme 

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2015-06-18 21:59:32 (9 comments, 7 reshares, 54 +1s)Open 

Tag your collection with a tagline

And we are already collecting!
Yep +Rick Lutz​ and +Nils Tschampel​, done from mobile with a roaming data package ;)

Thanks for sharing +Jaana Nyström​!

Collections update for Google+

Now you can add a tagline under the name of your Collection, explaining what it's all about.

On desktop only at the moment.
Click on the gear icon -> Edit Collection - type.

#Collections     #TCpost     #GooglePlus     #JaanaTip  ___Tag your collection with a tagline

And we are already collecting!
Yep +Rick Lutz​ and +Nils Tschampel​, done from mobile with a roaming data package ;)

Thanks for sharing +Jaana Nyström​!

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2015-06-16 15:23:44 (9 comments, 5 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

Baidu is calling

This is how it looks like when a search engine thinks it should index our whole database within a few hours.
We had to block the many parallel calls by Baidu to get our server working normal again.

Sorry for the performance issues in the last 24 hours!

#circlecount   #performance   #transparency  

Baidu is calling

This is how it looks like when a search engine thinks it should index our whole database within a few hours.
We had to block the many parallel calls by Baidu to get our server working normal again.

Sorry for the performance issues in the last 24 hours!

#circlecount   #performance   #transparency  ___

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2015-06-16 14:49:25 (2 comments, 8 reshares, 68 +1s)Open 

Your Dashboard on CircleCount

The CircleCount Dashboard is one of the most powerful features on CircleCount. 
You can find many information and statistics about your posts on Google+. 

Check it out here!!
http://circlecount.com/dashboard/

Thanks to +Quote Mirror for the image!

Your Dashboard on CircleCount

The CircleCount Dashboard is one of the most powerful features on CircleCount. 
You can find many information and statistics about your posts on Google+. 

Check it out here!!
http://circlecount.com/dashboard/

Thanks to +Quote Mirror for the image!___

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2015-06-14 18:17:21 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 39 +1s)Open 

Check out our latest Blog post!

Using Google+ to Increase Organic Search Results

http://www.circlecount.com/blog/2015/06/using-google-to-increase-organic-search-results/

thank you +Lindsey Patterson

Check out our latest Blog post!

Using Google+ to Increase Organic Search Results

http://www.circlecount.com/blog/2015/06/using-google-to-increase-organic-search-results/

thank you +Lindsey Patterson___

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2015-06-11 10:54:27 (3 comments, 9 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

A nice article by +Kristi Hines about Google+ Collections with some very good examples of how they can be used.

A good timing since one of our collections will reach the 100k followers before our page does ;)

Thanks for sharing Kristi and +Ronnie Bincer!

Ideas and some How To Tips on Using Google+ Collections
Nice article that shows great visuals on how some businesses are utilizing Collections by +Kristi Hines ... check it out!

After the article published by +Social Media Examiner covers some strategic ideas on how to use Collections, it goes into a clear introduction on how to create your own Collections.
=== ===
#GooglePlusTips   #Collections   #GooglePlusCollections  ___A nice article by +Kristi Hines about Google+ Collections with some very good examples of how they can be used.

A good timing since one of our collections will reach the 100k followers before our page does ;)

Thanks for sharing Kristi and +Ronnie Bincer!

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2015-06-09 20:03:43 (6 comments, 47 reshares, 147 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted : *49*

Great animation found via +Jürgen Walleneit

___ #CirclesCounted : *49*

Great animation found via +Jürgen Walleneit

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2015-06-09 15:45:21 (2 comments, 10 reshares, 59 +1s)Open 

Your Profile on CircleCount

You can find a lot of information about your profile and almost any other profile or page on CircleCount.

Check it out here!
http://circlecount.com/m/

Thanks to +Quote Mirror for the image!

Your Profile on CircleCount

You can find a lot of information about your profile and almost any other profile or page on CircleCount.

Check it out here!
http://circlecount.com/m/

Thanks to +Quote Mirror for the image!___

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2015-06-05 09:46:50 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 96 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 21

We have great weather in Germany today and we are seeing many photos showing the sun shining in our stream.
Time to post something different ;)

We love circles and we love water too (at least when it is not rain ;) ). Thanks for sharing and pinging +Carmen Mandich!

The first raindrop?

#cloudwars   #ripple  ___#CirclesCounted: 21

We have great weather in Germany today and we are seeing many photos showing the sun shining in our stream.
Time to post something different ;)

We love circles and we love water too (at least when it is not rain ;) ). Thanks for sharing and pinging +Carmen Mandich!

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2015-06-02 11:01:09 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 71 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: You need to know where your limits are ;)

Thanks for sharing so many circles with us +Heidi Bouman!

#wordlessonwednesday #moreshadows #goodnightgoogleplus #asynchronousdiagonals___#CirclesCounted: You need to know where your limits are ;)

Thanks for sharing so many circles with us +Heidi Bouman!

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2015-06-01 18:27:38 (38 comments, 9 reshares, 66 +1s)Open 

We want to help you better understand Google+ but in this case, we can't tell you what the reason or what the idea is.

At least Google+ got the first icon in the App Selector, even before the Search.

via +Mark Traphagen, good eyes +Ana Hoffman ;)

More G+ feature removals: G+ profile link and 'Share to G+' shortcut are gone

If you go to any Google product site this morning, you'll notice some changes to your top right corner.

Both the link to your Google+ profile and G+ Share Box have been removed.

Correction: the G+ link was moved to the Apps section. Thanks to +Annie Cholakian for pointing it out.

Yet another subtle change to remove references to G+ across Google...

_______________________________________________________________

More marketing news: http://tgcafe.it/your-marketing-news___We want to help you better understand Google+ but in this case, we can't tell you what the reason or what the idea is.

At least Google+ got the first icon in the App Selector, even before the Search.

via +Mark Traphagen, good eyes +Ana Hoffman ;)

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2015-06-01 14:02:05 (10 comments, 6 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

CircleCount Chrome Extension Update
v2.4.4.1: Save Your Settings (again)

► (fix) settings can be saved again.

Thanks to the hint of +Heidi Anne Morris we could fix a problem in the settings.
This update is a great opportunity to give you a notice about the settings.
In the options of our Chrome Extension (available here: chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html) you can find a few features that you maybe didn't know about.
Check it out and personalize our extension for your needs.

And btw. there is a donation button on the settings page ;)

Some links:
► Install the extension: http://goo.gl/pBgIe
► Force the update: open chrome://extensions/, enable "Developer mode", click on "Update extensions"
► Check the options and/or donate:chrome-... more »

CircleCount Chrome Extension Update
v2.4.4.1: Save Your Settings (again)

► (fix) settings can be saved again.

Thanks to the hint of +Heidi Anne Morris we could fix a problem in the settings.
This update is a great opportunity to give you a notice about the settings.
In the options of our Chrome Extension (available here: chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html) you can find a few features that you maybe didn't know about.
Check it out and personalize our extension for your needs.

And btw. there is a donation button on the settings page ;)

Some links:
► Install the extension: http://goo.gl/pBgIe
► Force the update: open chrome://extensions/, enable "Developer mode", click on "Update extensions"
► Check the options and/or donate: chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html
► Rate/review the extension: http://goo.gl/XNAqQ
► Share this post: you know which icon to use ;)

#circlecountupdate #settings___

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2015-05-30 06:53:36 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 65 +1s)Open 

We asked for a photo of some circles on the I/O and here is the proof by +Chris Wong​​​ and +Google Top Contributor Program​​ that circles are all over the I/O ;)
Thanks a lot Chris and +Moritz Tolxdorff​​!

#CirclesCounted: exactly 100!

Plus one that is not working on the bottom right of the O.
Plus one (maybe) on the necklace of +Justine Rivero​​.

#io15request

+CircleCount requested a picture showcasing 50 circles. While we couldn't find 50 circles, we hope that this enormous I/O sign counts for at least a few :D (plus it features our very own Project Fi Community Manager, +Justine Rivero). Thank you for making  #io15requests  such a fun success!

+Chris Wong 
Community Manager, Hangouts & Voice___We asked for a photo of some circles on the I/O and here is the proof by +Chris Wong​​​ and +Google Top Contributor Program​​ that circles are all over the I/O ;)
Thanks a lot Chris and +Moritz Tolxdorff​​!

#CirclesCounted: exactly 100!

Plus one that is not working on the bottom right of the O.
Plus one (maybe) on the necklace of +Justine Rivero​​.

#io15request

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2015-05-28 11:20:44 (10 comments, 2 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

The Google I/O 2015 is about to start in a few hours and the +Google Top Contributor Program is asking for requests.

Our request:
We would love to see a picture showing at least 50 circles.
We would get something to count and everyone else could see that circles still count, even on the I/O ;)

Looking forward to see the news from the Google I/O!

 #io15request

The Google I/O 2015 is about to start in a few hours and the +Google Top Contributor Program is asking for requests.

Our request:
We would love to see a picture showing at least 50 circles.
We would get something to count and everyone else could see that circles still count, even on the I/O ;)

Looking forward to see the news from the Google I/O!

 #io15request___

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2015-05-26 12:15:19 (5 comments, 49 reshares, 194 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 32

Very nice animation!
via: +Sascha Krause 

'Submitted' by Wavegnower___#CirclesCounted: 32

Very nice animation!
via: +Sascha Krause 

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2015-05-26 10:24:42 (52 comments, 10 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

Google I/O 2015
May 28-29, 2015

We are looking forward to see what Google will announce this year!
What do you think? What are you hoping for?
Android M? Internet of Things? Virtual Reality? Google Car? Android Wear? The new Photo App?


Some highlights of the last years:

► 2014
Android Lollipop
Android Wear
Android Auto
Android One
Android TV
Google Fit
Material Design
Google Cardboard
LG G Watch / Samsung Gear Live / Motorola Moto 360

► 2013
Google+ ReDesign
Auto Awesome Phtotos
Hangouts
"OK Google"
Google Play Music All Access
Google Maps Update

► 2012
Google+ Events
Google+ Statistics
Nexus 7
Project Glass live demo

► 2011
Google Chromebook
Angry Birds in Chrome
+1 button forpublish... more »

Google I/O 2015
May 28-29, 2015

We are looking forward to see what Google will announce this year!
What do you think? What are you hoping for?
Android M? Internet of Things? Virtual Reality? Google Car? Android Wear? The new Photo App?


Some highlights of the last years:

► 2014
Android Lollipop
Android Wear
Android Auto
Android One
Android TV
Google Fit
Material Design
Google Cardboard
LG G Watch / Samsung Gear Live / Motorola Moto 360

► 2013
Google+ ReDesign
Auto Awesome Phtotos
Hangouts
"OK Google"
Google Play Music All Access
Google Maps Update

► 2012
Google+ Events
Google+ Statistics
Nexus 7
Project Glass live demo

► 2011
Google Chromebook
Angry Birds in Chrome
+1 button for publishers

► 2010
YouTube with html5
Chrome Web Store
Google Font API

► 2009
Google Wave
Web Elements

► 2008
Android
MySpace with Google Gears

#io15 #logomockup___

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2015-05-22 15:22:14 (8 comments, 17 reshares, 79 +1s)Open 

CircleCount Chrome Extension Update
v2.4.4: Bye Bye Ripples

► (update) button to show the ripples for a post removed (since there are no ripples anymore).
► (update) fix of the re-order comments feature when you have spam comments in the post.

Now, after Google+ has disabled the Ripples, the R-button in our extension doesn't make sense anymore. 
We had also a bug when you had comments flagged as spam in a post and switched between these comments and the non-spam comments. Thanks for the help +Caption My Caption!

Some links:
► Install the extension: http://goo.gl/pBgIe
► Force the update: open chrome://extensions/, enable "Developer mode", click on "Update extensions"
► Check the options and/or donate: chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html
► Rate/review the extension:http://goo.g... more »

CircleCount Chrome Extension Update
v2.4.4: Bye Bye Ripples

► (update) button to show the ripples for a post removed (since there are no ripples anymore).
► (update) fix of the re-order comments feature when you have spam comments in the post.

Now, after Google+ has disabled the Ripples, the R-button in our extension doesn't make sense anymore. 
We had also a bug when you had comments flagged as spam in a post and switched between these comments and the non-spam comments. Thanks for the help +Caption My Caption!

Some links:
► Install the extension: http://goo.gl/pBgIe
► Force the update: open chrome://extensions/, enable "Developer mode", click on "Update extensions"
► Check the options and/or donate: chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html
► Rate/review the extension: http://goo.gl/XNAqQ
► Share this post: you know which icon to use ;)

#circlecountupdate #ripples___

2015-05-21 17:34:31 (22 comments, 2 reshares, 53 +1s)Open 

Ripples are gone

Another interesting feature has been removed from Google+
This one was the only analytics feature that was available for profiles and was offered directly by Google+. 

I don't think we like this "update".
Even if it means that CircleCount is getting more important to get Google+ Statistics.

edit: it's even worse, the Google+ API isn't offering anymore the resharers: https://code.google.com/p/google-plus-platform/issues/detail?id=1084

Starting today, the Ripples feature in Google+ is no longer available. Page owners can continue to get post performance analytics through the Google+ Insights tool, located in the My Business dashboard. Thanks for your support as we continue to make Google+ a simpler, more streamlined experience for all. ___Ripples are gone

Another interesting feature has been removed from Google+
This one was the only analytics feature that was available for profiles and was offered directly by Google+. 

I don't think we like this "update".
Even if it means that CircleCount is getting more important to get Google+ Statistics.

edit: it's even worse, the Google+ API isn't offering anymore the resharers: https://code.google.com/p/google-plus-platform/issues/detail?id=1084

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2015-05-15 13:59:28 (83 comments, 69 reshares, 160 +1s)Open 

Find Google+ Collections on CircleCount
http://www.circlecount.com/collections/

A week after Google+ launched the Collections and after we have tracked a few collections, we are happy to introduce a search for Collection on CircleCount.
Search for any word/keyword/phrase or whatever you want to find the Collections that could be interesting for you.
In the results you will see the owner of the Collection and also the number of followers the Collection has and (most interesting): the cover of the Collection
As you can see in the attached screenshot "food" has been visualized in different ways by +Mike Elgan, +Luria Petrucci, +Jackie M, +Larry Fournillier, +Jaana Nyström, +Janice Mansfield  and many more.

This is not the first time where we are surprised that Google+ isn't offering a search for a new feature, but
We are here to help;... more »

Find Google+ Collections on CircleCount
http://www.circlecount.com/collections/

A week after Google+ launched the Collections and after we have tracked a few collections, we are happy to introduce a search for Collection on CircleCount.
Search for any word/keyword/phrase or whatever you want to find the Collections that could be interesting for you.
In the results you will see the owner of the Collection and also the number of followers the Collection has and (most interesting): the cover of the Collection
As you can see in the attached screenshot "food" has been visualized in different ways by +Mike Elgan, +Luria Petrucci, +Jackie M, +Larry Fournillier, +Jaana Nyström, +Janice Mansfield  and many more.

This is not the first time where we are surprised that Google+ isn't offering a search for a new feature, but
We are here to help ;)

So far we have found 39,705 Collections from 15,108 profiles and pages. And we are finding daily new Collections.
What is your favorite Collection?

#circlecountupdate   #collections  ___

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2015-05-13 18:59:12 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

How You Watch TNT

We have started with this collections a week before Google+ Collections where announced and we won't remove it ;)

+Tech News Today is the show where I'm getting my daily tech news from. It's btw a great way to practice my English (listening) ;)

+Mike Elgan is showing in every episode the fan of the day who has shared a picture about how she/he is watching TNT. I thought we could start collecting these post and create a nice example of how we could collect posts on CircleCount with a specific hashtag. 

In the preview image here you can see how +David Schronce is watching TNT. On the linked page you can find many more great sets. The script is running continuously so that the collection is increasing automagically.

This is btw our 2nd +Inside TWiT special. The 1st one is the collection of the +All AboutAnd... more »

How You Watch TNT

We have started with this collections a week before Google+ Collections where announced and we won't remove it ;)

+Tech News Today is the show where I'm getting my daily tech news from. It's btw a great way to practice my English (listening) ;)

+Mike Elgan is showing in every episode the fan of the day who has shared a picture about how she/he is watching TNT. I thought we could start collecting these post and create a nice example of how we could collect posts on CircleCount with a specific hashtag. 

In the preview image here you can see how +David Schronce is watching TNT. On the linked page you can find many more great sets. The script is running continuously so that the collection is increasing automagically.

This is btw our 2nd +Inside TWiT special. The 1st one is the collection of the +All About Android polls, since we love when great people are using Google+ features ;)

Next step is to promote +Leo Laporte since the poor man has never been promoted like he told us last week in This Week In Google ;)

/Chris___

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2015-05-12 15:42:23 (7 comments, 3 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 1 (hopefully ;) )

+Jean-Marc Luna​ is sharing here an awesome tool. It's awesome at least when you love circles like we do ;)

Can't stop drawing circles on my mobile :)
My best one was a 41.834, but it took many many tries.
What's your highscore?

Thanks for sharing Jean-Marc!
Great work Vlad Gotlib!

Draw a freehand circle
and see the result

I thought that it was easy and my first circles looked like potatoes a lot but with a little of perseverance they look now like (not calibrated) oranges.

It's here : http://vladgotlib.com/circular/ (No sharing button, like on Google+ ;)

#drawing   #games   #circles  ___#CirclesCounted: 1 (hopefully ;) )

+Jean-Marc Luna​ is sharing here an awesome tool. It's awesome at least when you love circles like we do ;)

Can't stop drawing circles on my mobile :)
My best one was a 41.834, but it took many many tries.
What's your highscore?

Thanks for sharing Jean-Marc!
Great work Vlad Gotlib!

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2015-05-10 13:34:00 (17 comments, 18 reshares, 131 +1s)Open 

CircleCount Chrome Extension Update
v2.4.3: Re-Order Collections

► (new) option to re-order the collections on the overview page (https://plus.google.com/collections) alphabetically.
► (update) button to add shared circle on CircleCount removed (since there are no shared circles anymore).

Google+ Collections are the new big feature on Google+ (https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/BJMvKgU7gqM).
On the overview page you will find all collections you are following. Since you will follow by default every collection of someone you are following this will be a big number of collections.
To get a better overview, the collections will be re-ordered by our Chrome Extension alphabetically. If you don't like that, you can disable it in the options of the extension (chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html).

We have alsorem... more »

CircleCount Chrome Extension Update
v2.4.3: Re-Order Collections

► (new) option to re-order the collections on the overview page (https://plus.google.com/collections) alphabetically.
► (update) button to add shared circle on CircleCount removed (since there are no shared circles anymore).

Google+ Collections are the new big feature on Google+ (https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/BJMvKgU7gqM).
On the overview page you will find all collections you are following. Since you will follow by default every collection of someone you are following this will be a big number of collections.
To get a better overview, the collections will be re-ordered by our Chrome Extension alphabetically. If you don't like that, you can disable it in the options of the extension (chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html).

We have also removed the button that was used to add a shared circle in our index. The reason is that shared circles have been deprecated (https://plus.google.com/+CircleCount/posts/jhJmYvGtpYb).

Some links:
► Install the extension: http://goo.gl/pBgIe
► Force the update: open chrome://extensions/, enable "Developer mode", click on "Update extensions"
► Check the options and/or donate: chrome-extension://gfehmiknpngmjkhiieampgfppicbncid/options.html
► Rate/review the extension: http://goo.gl/XNAqQ
► Share this post: you know which icon to use ;)

#circlecountupdate #collections #sharedcircles___

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2015-05-08 22:26:56 (413 comments, 140 reshares, 172 +1s)Open 

#Breaking Shared Circles on Google+: Deprecated

+AyJay Schibig and +John R. Ellis have told us about the missing share buttons on the circles page. After checking our database we can confirm that there haven't been any new shared circles in the last 1.5 days.

The Top Contributors +John Elstone, +Marc-André Beauchamp and +John Skeats have confirmed that the shared circles are being deprecated.

Shared Circles have always been pretty difficult.
Sharing a circle is a pretty useful feature. You can help a new Google+ User get a good starting point without having to use the SUL (=Suggested User List).
But it was also used often in a bad way ("reshared to get included") which led to unrelated/uninterested new followers.

Regardless of what you think about shared circles, it feels pretty strange that this feature is being removed. Atlea... more »

#Breaking Shared Circles on Google+: Deprecated

+AyJay Schibig and +John R. Ellis have told us about the missing share buttons on the circles page. After checking our database we can confirm that there haven't been any new shared circles in the last 1.5 days.

The Top Contributors +John Elstone, +Marc-André Beauchamp and +John Skeats have confirmed that the shared circles are being deprecated.

Shared Circles have always been pretty difficult.
Sharing a circle is a pretty useful feature. You can help a new Google+ User get a good starting point without having to use the SUL (=Suggested User List).
But it was also used often in a bad way ("reshared to get included") which led to unrelated/uninterested new followers.

Regardless of what you think about shared circles, it feels pretty strange that this feature is being removed. At least our service isn't called SharedCircleCount, so that we don't have to worry about loosing this feature ;)

What do you think?
Is it a good or a bad move?
Will it help improving the engagement on Google+?

#googleplusupdate   #sharedcircle  ___

2015-05-08 20:45:08 (27 comments, 7 reshares, 34 +1s)Open 

Bug or Feature?
It looks like sharing a circle isn't possible anymore.

I've just checked my circles and there is no share button available anymore. The last shared circle we have found has been shared 30 hours ago.
That's pretty strange since we are seeing usually 50 shared circles every day (http://www.circlecount.com/mediadata/).

Any insights about that? Anyone?

Thanks for the hint +AyJay Schibig!

Is it true that G+ no longer allows circle sharing ? I have noticed since yesterday the share option for circles is missing. Several friends have also mentioned it is same for them. ___Bug or Feature?
It looks like sharing a circle isn't possible anymore.

I've just checked my circles and there is no share button available anymore. The last shared circle we have found has been shared 30 hours ago.
That's pretty strange since we are seeing usually 50 shared circles every day (http://www.circlecount.com/mediadata/).

Any insights about that? Anyone?

Thanks for the hint +AyJay Schibig!

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2015-05-08 18:03:47 (7 comments, 23 reshares, 120 +1s)Open 

#CirclesCounted: 2

Nice one +annarita ruberto!
Happy 8th May ;)

Rotating a circle around one of half its radius to create a heart-shaped cardioid curve 

Matthew Henderson comes back with another interesting animation.

Here is the code, if you are interested in that one>>
http://pastebin.com/C6zKYzLK

Further information about:

Cardiod>>
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardioid

Matthew Henderson>>
http://mi.eng.cam.ac.uk/~mh521/

► Gif source>>
http://blog.matthen.com/post/118228686946/rotating-a-circle-around-one-of-half-its-radius-to


#mathematics #animation #cardiod___#CirclesCounted: 2

Nice one +annarita ruberto!
Happy 8th May ;)

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2015-05-06 20:53:31 (20 comments, 44 reshares, 144 +1s)Open 

The Google+ Collections Analysis

Google+ has launched yesterday a new feature: the Google+ Collections
I'm pretty sure, you haven't missed the announcing post by +Dmitry Shapiro

And you know what's happening when Google+ is launching such an update, right?
CircleCount starts counting ;)

Here are the first statistics:
- we have found 18,737 collections
- 6,284 Persons and 1,321 Pages have created at least one collections
- there are 8 profiles with more than 30 collections (2 of them have more than 45 collections)
- the most used title for a collection is: "Photography"
- +Trey Ratcliff is the person with the most followers who has created a collection (did I mention that Photography is the most used title? ;) )
- +Google Art Project is the page with the most followers which has created a... more »

The Google+ Collections Analysis

Google+ has launched yesterday a new feature: the Google+ Collections
I'm pretty sure, you haven't missed the announcing post by +Dmitry Shapiro

And you know what's happening when Google+ is launching such an update, right?
CircleCount starts counting ;)

Here are the first statistics:
- we have found 18,737 collections
- 6,284 Persons and 1,321 Pages have created at least one collections
- there are 8 profiles with more than 30 collections (2 of them have more than 45 collections)
- the most used title for a collection is: "Photography"
- +Trey Ratcliff is the person with the most followers who has created a collection (did I mention that Photography is the most used title? ;) )
- +Google Art Project is the page with the most followers which has created a collection
- +Guy Kawasaki is the non-Google page(?) with the most followers which (who?) has created a collection, followed by +Manchester United (just to mention a page-page)
- +CircleCount is one of the pages with no collection. yet! ;)

In the attached image you can see the most used titles for a collection and here is the list with the number of times the Top 30 titles have been used:
Photography (147), Technology (127), Android (127), Music (121), Tech (93), Ingress (77), Politics (76), Gaming (58), Food (55), Science (54), Humor (52), Travel (52), Google (48), Social Media (46), Art (40), Funny (40), SEO (40), Test (36), Star Wars (36), Photos (35), Nature (32), Animals (30), Tecnologia (28), Comics (27), QUOTES (27), programming (27), Space (26), Linux (25), gifs (24), Video Games (23)

The Tag Cloud was generated (again) with http://www.jasondavies.com/wordcloud/ by +Jason Davies

#googleplusupdate   #circlecountupdate  ___

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2015-05-05 21:11:55 (3 comments, 9 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

Moving Lines
#CirclesCounted: 400

I have to reshare this, since this is roundabout the number of #collections  we have collected so far.
And I'm talking about the first 10 minutes after the script was started ;)

#processing  

Moving Lines
#CirclesCounted: 400

Putting many circles into a line can get difficult.
Putting many circles in many lines even more.

But as you can see here, it works. And there is also one special circle trying to hide itself, but that doesn't really work.


You can find the live animation and the full (processing) code here:
http://www.circlecount.com/processing/5

And here is the overview in case you have missed one:
http://www.circlecount.com/processings/

Enjoy!

#processing #circles #animation ___Moving Lines
#CirclesCounted: 400

I have to reshare this, since this is roundabout the number of #collections  we have collected so far.
And I'm talking about the first 10 minutes after the script was started ;)

#processing  

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2015-05-04 19:42:36 (7 comments, 6 reshares, 48 +1s)Open 

Google+ Collections

Check out the announcing post by +Dmitry Shapiro (here) or the post by +Jaana Nyström (https://plus.google.com/+JaanaNystr%C3%B6m/posts/ENxsaxCZbDV) or what +Dustin W. Stout wrote (http://dustn.tv/google-plus-collections/) or many many other posts about the Google+ Collections (no need for a new one, maybe a collection for these posts? ;)

We are really happy to see such a big update!
Well done +Google+!

#googleplusupdate   #collections  

Introducing Google+ Collections, a new way to group your posts by topic

Our happiest Google+ users are those who connect with others around shared interests and passions. So we set out to give people a place to express the things they love. Today, we’re announcing Google+ Collections, a new way to group your posts by topic.

Every collection is a focused set of posts on a particular topic, providing an easy way for you to organize all the things you’re into. Each collection can be shared publicly, privately, or with a custom set of people. Once you create your first collection, your profile will display a new tab where other people can find and follow your collections.

Posts in collections you follow will appear in your Home stream, with a link to easily jump right into the collection so you can get to similar content from that author. Collections give you a great way to find more of the stuff you love from the people you follow.

Collections is available on Android and the web, and iOS is coming later. For Android users, make sure to update your Google+ app to get access to Collections.

For inspiration on interesting topics, check out our Featured Collections page here: g.co/collections

Create your collections today and share what you love.

Edit : Have questions about Collections?  Join this community for Help, Tips & Tricks : http://goo.gl/meRk8j___Google+ Collections

Check out the announcing post by +Dmitry Shapiro (here) or the post by +Jaana Nyström (https://plus.google.com/+JaanaNystr%C3%B6m/posts/ENxsaxCZbDV) or what +Dustin W. Stout wrote (http://dustn.tv/google-plus-collections/) or many many other posts about the Google+ Collections (no need for a new one, maybe a collection for these posts? ;)

We are really happy to see such a big update!
Well done +Google+!

#googleplusupdate   #collections  

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2015-05-02 08:40:03 (9 comments, 8 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

New open code format to share a location
http://plus.codes/

+Doug R from Google's Team in Switzerland announced a new way to generate a unique code for a location.
These codes are more human-friendly than the latitude/longitude codes and are described as very accurate postcodes.

To me they look more like youtube-ids ;)

We have added them to the profile pages on CircleCount to help spread this new format.
For example you can see the code for +Ade Oshineye's location (9C3XGV2F+3G) on his profile: http://www.circlecount.com/p/+AdeOshineye 

#circlecountupdate  

"""Latitude and longitude coordinates can specify any location, but they’re long and cumbersome. What if they were more human-friendly, like a very accurate postcode that refers to just your home? We’re happy to share Open Location Code, a stand-alone open source library for this purpose."''___New open code format to share a location
http://plus.codes/

+Doug R from Google's Team in Switzerland announced a new way to generate a unique code for a location.
These codes are more human-friendly than the latitude/longitude codes and are described as very accurate postcodes.

To me they look more like youtube-ids ;)

We have added them to the profile pages on CircleCount to help spread this new format.
For example you can see the code for +Ade Oshineye's location (9C3XGV2F+3G) on his profile: http://www.circlecount.com/p/+AdeOshineye 

#circlecountupdate  

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2015-05-01 20:06:33 (15 comments, 4 reshares, 66 +1s)Open 

You know that someone isn't dead when he/it creates a Twitter account ;)


Are you on Twitter?
You can find us @circlecount right after finding @googleplus ;)

via +Mark Traphagen​

Do you tweet? Well now we do too. Follow @GooglePlus on Twitter. https://twitter.com/GooglePlus___You know that someone isn't dead when he/it creates a Twitter account ;)


Are you on Twitter?
You can find us @circlecount right after finding @googleplus ;)

via +Mark Traphagen​

Buttons

A special service of CircleCount.com is the following button.

The button shows the number of followers you have directly in a small button. You can add this button to your website, like the +1-Button of Google or the Like-Button of Facebook.






You can add this button directly in your website. For more information about the CircleCount Buttons and the description how to add them to another page click here.

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