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Joe Saad has been at 14 events

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Sarah Hill2,715,856On Air portion of our Hangout with Team RWB is located here: Heroes Hangout with Team Red, White & Blue*Hangout with Team Red, White & Blue!*2014-01-22 00:46:2135 
Sarah Hill2,715,856Calling all inhabitants of the Ghost Town.  Let's #HIRL in Austin, TX!!!   (Hangout In Real Life).Hear how ★ Plusketeers are using the +Google+  platform to create their own #humanmedia posse and how 2013 could be the year for + Google +. Our venue only holds 100 so you must RVSP early and email googleplus@vu.com if you'd like to join us for lunch. +Veterans United is picking up the tab for free food and drinks but you're ghosts...so you don't eat much right?  ♥♥♥   #SXSWHIRL  HIRL in Austin, TX2013-03-09 12:00:00247 
Chef Dennis Littley639,289Stop by to share all of your wonderful Valentines Day Treats with us, sweet or savory we want them all!  A pictures worth a thousand words!#ValentinesHOA  What's on Your Menu this Valentine's Day? Share your Valentines treats here!2013-02-15 01:00:0050 
Chef Dennis Littley639,289These are without a doubt The Best Buffalo Chicken Wings you will ever make and my secret is in the sauce!  Buffalo may have invented Buffalo Wings, but Philadelphia Home of the Wing Bowl perfected them.  I will teach you how to make buffalo sauce that will cling to any type of wing you make, Baked, Grilled or Fried  your guests will be coming back for more!I'll also show you how to make delicious bleu cheese dressing to serve with your wings!Here is the link to the recipe:  http://www.askchefdennis.com/2011/02/the-best-buffalo-chicken-wings-youll-ever-have-and-ask-chef-dennis/#superbowlplus   #superbowl2013   #buffalochicken   #buffalowingsauce   #buffalowings   #cookingdemo  Philly Style Buffalo Chicken Wings & Blue Cheese Dressing : SuperBowlPlus Week of Champions2013-02-01 00:00:0077 
Yifat Cohen69,905Get your year started right with this 60 minute special training.This is a public Hangout. Feel free to share and invite.Last week we had a great Hangout with +Alex Mandossian proving why the money is no longer in the list (if you've missed it, simply play the video above).It was one of those great interactive Hangouts with close to 80 comments, shares and +1. Now Alex is back again to share with you a simple 7 step template to get you started off right on your social media posts and world class articles.CONTENT IS KING, ENGAGEMENT IS QUEENAlex describes communities and engagement as the queen - the ones that run your social media kingdom. But you still need a king to generate attention and bring people in. How do you do that?1 ON 1 WITH ALEXLast week Alex proved that he loves sharing his knowledge and doesn't shy away from answering any questions.If you want to learn what to do, and most importantly what NOT to do, join us this Sat. and get face to face with one of the top internet marketers today and the only one who's using Google+.-----------#hangoutsonair   #onairhangouts   #training   #content   #socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing   #makingmoneyonline   #gplusgotogal   #articlemarketing  Special training from the first man to monetize Google+2012-12-29 17:00:0098 
ChefHangout.com1,647,765We will introduce a new, innovative way to master one type of cooking in this On Air Event! Join Chef +Jake Croston, +Jenny Kelley and +Chef Dennis Littley as they visit with the founder of ChefHangout.com, +Joe Saad. They will discuss this brand new and exciting way of taking cooking classes, right here via Hangouts.10 Classes. One subject. Be an expert.Master It!It's more than a cooking class, but less than a culinary degree. A brand new category of culinary learning! We created the Master Series so a customer can become very skilled in one particular area. To get through 8-10 classes in one subject is quite an accomplishment and then, to receive a ChefHangout chef jacket for doing so is icing on the cake.- Joe Saad, Founder - ChefHangout.comOn Air Announcement - Master Series!2012-12-17 23:00:0082 
Mary Helen Leonard1,169,073Cold turkey sandwiched between day-old dinner rolls, slathered in cranberry sauce, congealed gravy, and topped with a scoop of garlic mashed potatoes. Remind you of anything?Some argue that the leftovers rival the feast when it comes to Thanksgiving. Everyone has their favorite way to devour the delicious bits that have been left behind. Watch as three G+ foodies battle to prove whose leftovers reign supreme. When: November, 23 at 6:00 PM CST Where: Live, via Google + Hangout - RSVP on Google+What: A live, online cook-off, using Thanksgiving leftovers as main ingredientsWho: Hosted by +William Burdette of No Satiation, competitors will include +Mary Helen Leonard of +Mary Makes Dinner, +Amy Kritzer of What Jew Wanna Eat, and food blogger, +Lindsay Shugerman.What's at stake: Kick-ass prizes sponsored by the friendly folks at Google! Cooking will happen live via hangout. Afterward, photos and descriptions will be uploaded on Mary Makes Dinner for voting. Favorites will be voted for on the Mary Makes Dinner blog (not on G+), and a champion will be named!  More Info & Voting Page:http://marymakesdinner.typepad.com/marymakesdinner/thanksgiving-leftover-cook-off-.htmlThanksgiving Leftover Cook-Off!2012-11-24 01:00:0076 
Jake Croston1,067,938Join me as we get a turkey ready to roast. If you want to follow along, you'll need:Kosher Salt (and a good amount)1/4 c. lemon zest2 bunches fresh sage24 oz Pilsner style beer2 onionsImportant 1 thawed turkeyCutting BoardBoning KnifeRoasting PanSpice GrinderMicrowaveAnd..... your awesome self!!!Feel free to jump in the hangout if there is room!Terrific Turkey Techniques2012-11-21 23:00:0084 
Chef Dennis Littley639,289Join me for my pre-Thanksgiving Baking Hangout and Learn how to make my Legendary Pumpkin Crunch Cake. Just remember once you've shared this cake with your family and friends they're going to be begging you to make it again and again!I've included the recipe so you can bake along with me!Pumpkin Crunch Cakeadapted from a recipe by Good HousekeepingIngredients:Crunch Topping:3 Cups (450 g) walnuts, finely chopped3 Cups (360 g) vanilla wafers (about 75 cookies)3 Cups (540 g) brown sugar12 oz (340 g) butterPumpkin Crunch Cake:   using 4 standard 9 inch (23 cm) cake pans1 1/4 (250 g) cup sugar6 oz (168 g) softened butter1 16 oz (425 g) can solid pack pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)2 1/2 ( 300 g) Cups flour1/2 Cup (96 g) Greek yogurt1 Tablespoon (15 ml) pure vanilla1 Tablespoon (15 g) pumpkin pie spice2 1/4 Teaspoons( 12 g) baking powder3/4 Teaspoon (4 g) baking soda1/2 Teaspoon (2.5) Salt4 Large EggsCream Cheese Frosting:24 oz (680 g) cream cheese8 oz (227 g) softened butter2 cups (150 g) confectioners sugar1 Tablespoon (15 ml) pure vanillaInstructions:Crunch Topping:Melt ButterIn a food processor, pulse cookies to a fine crumbThen Pulse walnuts to a fine chopAdd in Brown Sugar and mix well.Add in Melted Butter and blend together.Divide mixture into 4 Coated Cake Pans (One very full cup per pan), pressing into bottom and spreading it evenly into the cake pans. Reserve about 2 cups of the mixture which will be baked to use on the sides of the cake.Set pans aside and begin cake.Pre heat Oven to 350 degrees.Pumpkin Cake:In your mixer beat sugar and butter for about 5 minutes until light and fluffy, scrapping down the bowl frequently .Add In Pumpkin and all the rest of the ingredients, except the eggs. Mix just until blended.Add in the Eggs, one at a time just until blended.Divide batter equally into your 4 prepared cake pans, smooth it out and make it as even as possible in the pan.Place remaining crunch mixture in another cake pan or pie dish and allow to bake for the same amount of time as the cakes.Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. If you use 2 racks to bake on in the oven, at the halfway mark rotate the pans .Allow pans to cool about 10 minutes, then turn them out onto a wire racks and allow to completely cool.break up the extra crunch mix to very small bits to use to decorate the cake with.while your cakes are baking prepare a Cream Cheese Frosting.Cream Cheese FrostingWhip the cream cheese, and butter till very smooth and creamySlowly add in the 10x sugar while mixer is on low settingAdd in Vanilla and mix well. Set aside till needed.AssemblyAfter your cake is completely cooled ( you can even refrigerate for a few hours) begin froPumpkin Crunch Cake with Chef Dennis2012-11-20 23:00:00120 
Chef Dennis Littley639,289Stop by for my class on pesto, and we're not just talking about Basil!  From the classic Genovese, to Sun Dried Tomato, join me as I show you how easy it is to make pesto at home and my favorite way to serve it!ChefHangout- Let's Make Pesto2012-10-12 01:00:00112 
Mary Helen Leonard1,169,073Learn to make quick pickles out of practically any veggie.  A simple brine can be customized with herbs and spices to create an almost endless variety of quick pickles.  With this technique you can make delicious pickles in your refrigerator.This will be a quick demo, led by +Mary Helen Leonard of +ChefHangout.com and  http:/MaryMakesDinner.Typepad.com.  You can watch the hangout live on Mary Helen's page, or later on Youtube.   If you'd like to be a part of the live hangout, just leave a comment on this event page letting us know.  Viva pickles!ChefHangout: Quick Pickles with Mary Helen Leonard2012-10-11 19:30:0030 
Jake Croston1,067,938Want a fast and easy dinner?Join me as we make a delicious and simple chicken dish, with caramelized onions, sharp cheddar cheese, and of course, bacon!*Check out the video here! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEnD2WvV-J8* ChefHangout - Smokey Mountain Chicken2012-10-11 01:00:00116 
ChefHangout.com1,647,765Raw to Ready in 15Want to see a dish made from start to finish, in only 15 minutes?Join Chef +Jake Croston as he makes a pork and vegetable stir fry dish in only 15 minutes! This class will emphasize how essential good knife skills are!!Check out this video of Chef Jake: http://youtu.be/Nf4ipYwuqZkJoin us next Tuesday at 6:00 PM CDT for Raw to Ready in 15!!Raw to Ready in 152012-09-26 01:00:00134 
ChefHangout.com1,647,765Tune in, get to know Mary Helen Leonard, as she shows you how to peel ginger and is interviewed by Shawna Coronado!ChefHangout Tips! Peeling Ginger with Mary Helen Leonard2012-09-18 17:30:0049 

Joe Saad has been shared in 52 public circles

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Becky Collins17,256Entrepreneurs & Freelancers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-07 05:03:53447001
Nick Warner645Check out these awesome Crowdfunders2014-08-07 16:05:31470001
samudra alioande501. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#circlesharing #circleshare #circles #circle #googleplustips #googleplus #indonesia #artists #artist #artistphotographeramateurorprofessional2014-05-01 06:24:48496004
Lư Thăng15,490Vòng kết nói chất lượng share cho anh em nào cầnTags: #circle #vòng-kết-nối2014-04-28 06:57:05238215
Gregg Lantz2,962Tomorrow is a taxing day here in the United States. You get to decide if you want to buy Glass (sorry IRS). If you're not sure and would like to know what others are saying, add this circle.  You'll be able to look at public posts from people that use Glass and people that purchased Glass and put it on the shelf while software was being developed. You'll get both sides of the story. Hopefully this circle will help make the decision process a little easier. Don't forget to post your questions with #askanexplorer  so  people can chime in and help answer your questions. #glassexplorers   #throughglass   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #wearables   #wearabletech   #glasswaiters  2014-04-14 21:08:59425105
Gregg Lantz2,961Sharing my curated circle of active Google Glass Explorers. These are the amazing people that know Google Glass and use it everyday. Please share!  If I missed anyone let me know.   #glassfamily   #glassexplorers   #throughglass   #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #wearables   #wearabletech  2014-04-10 22:47:58480738
Amaresh Singh11Great circle shared  AprilThis circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement .Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus  #community #followback   #followers     #gplus   #influence  #leadership   #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags  #ripples   #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle   #socialmedia #theplus #tcs  #team2014-04-04 13:10:16494118
Markos Giannopoulos18,370The smiling circle! // Checking my profile on +CircleCount, I found out that someone added a "smile" tag on it. Tags is a feature on Circlecount where you can add tags on your profile to show what kind of content you post, but other people can add tags as well. So, some kind person added a "smile" tag on me. Whoever you are, thank you!Apparently, there are more people with the tag (see http://bit.ly/1ftgCJw), but for easier access to some positively-charged people, I've created a circle out of this list using +Circloscope. Included are some highly succesfull people, so perhaps there is some correlation.  :) That said, you should head over to circlecount.com, find your favorite similing person and add the smile tag on his/her profile ;) #circleoftheday #circleplus #public #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject #reshare #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #socialmedia     #influencers   #influencer   2014-03-12 12:30:108110118
Jörg-Peter Rabanus820My first circle: Smiles I love to see on Google+Thank you for all your positive comments on my 'collage of smiles'.Who am I missing? Just let me know in the comments below. #smiles  Thanks +Jan Schellenberger for the encouragement.2014-02-09 03:11:48801037
Jack Humphrey12,866Here's 500 of my top engagers #sharedcircles #circles2013-12-21 08:27:05500104
Shikha Agarwal131A circle of varied bloggers. Come join the club and make new friends. #circleshare   #circlesharing   #blogger   #sharedcircles  2013-12-18 16:33:01165000
Andrey Mashnich103,517Good morning/evening to all. You'll love this circle. Photographers, artists and other interesting people!Вам понравится этот круг, добавьте его себе. Фотографы, художники и другие интересные люди!Это социальный круг This is a Social Circle  #ForFriends #photo #EarthMyMother 2013-11-30 16:02:04441573382
Vivi Amb541CIRCLE TO HAVE TODAY !My best Google + Users to FollowSpecial thanks to all off us !This Circle will Grow if :1 - You add Contacts creating a new Circle (if this is not done)2 - Share and +1 the circle#circles #circle   #circlesharing #circleshare2013-11-25 00:28:09239509
Dustin W. Stout26,662The Most Creative and Inspiring People on Google+As the first of my #circlesplosion  shares, this crowd-curated circle is comprised of those people who have been personally endorsed as some of the most creative and inspiring people on Google+.These folks are artists, designers, photographers, crafters, painters, musicians, videographers, marketers, and all around creators of things here on Google+.If you're a creator of things and want to connect with more people who create and inspire, add this circle.  Keep watch of the people in this stream and connect with the people you resonate with. About #circlesplosionAs I discussed in my introduction to #circlesplosion  (here - dustn.tv/circlesplosion/) managing and curating your circles will ultimately give you the greatest experience here on Google+. In an effort to connect people with passion, with other people with those same passions, I have resolved to share these crowd-curated circles with the world. I hope this group gives you as much value as it has me! Have a great monday everyone!  #creativity   #inspiration   #sharedcircles  2013-11-11 19:47:102367341119
Don Dobbie3,342#sharedcircles  2013-05-29 19:26:154863212
Scott Stokes2662013-05-08 11:53:0072101
Slavo Herman180I'd like to share with you the circle in which a little surprisingly I discovered my name. It is a circle with people who got one nomination to "Best of Google Plus 2012" created as the Circle No. 3 by +Kurt Smith.(He also created two more circles, No. 1 and 2, containing people with more nominations - you can find them at http://goo.gl/tAePD and http://goo.gl/7IBkV respectively :)2013-01-07 16:40:4448423115
matthew rappaport147,898499 +Google+ ers that are RELEVANT to me according to the PLUSarithmPart 2[Part 1 of Relevant +Shared Circles on G+  :https://plus.google.com/111048918866742956374/posts/5QvAYUjxhW1]This 2nd MEGA +Shared Circles on G+ is literally the 2nd 499 names that are listed when RELEVANCE is selected and 'Your Circles' is clicked under https://plus.google.com/circles (very close to it!)There are 41 that I didn't include in the circle but made the cut that are celebs or pages that I will list below as I wanted to share more users overall in this #sharedcircle  which is almost entirely full of WIN.The 41 +mention ed referenced above are:Pages:+Schemer, +HangoutParty, +G+ Live Hangout Events , +Kickin' and Plussin' , +Funny Pictures & Videos, +Having said that , +1000 zombies , +Handmade , +Mashable , +Animated Gifs! , +First Friday Art Walk , +2013-01-04 20:38:55500331732
Trever McGhee18,273+Take2seconds to click the add button on this circle!Last week +Kurt Smith asked people to name 5 people they thought should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'.  He received 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.We were honored to be among them, so we've created two circles to honor those chosen.This is the second of 2 circles from that list.Their all worthy of a follow .. a circle  to see what they bring to your stream.Check them out for a week...keep the ones that you like at the end of the week and then put the rest aside for another time :-))))People always ask me to add them or another person to the next circle when I share circles from other people to help them connect with others...Well I can't add you to their circle but what I can do is create another circle for you.So if you would like to be in the next one or would like to recommend someone,1st. please leave a comment of why you or they should be in the next circle, why people should circle you back.2nd. please share this circle to the public stream to help these people connect with others.I'll create a circle once a week with your suggestion.P.S. if your in the above circle and would like to be in the next one, just let me know. #bestofgoogleplus   #bestofgoogleplus2012   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #sharedmycircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #publicshare   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #publiccirclesproject   #addmetoyourcircles   #awesomecircle   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle  +Circles 2013-01-02 20:58:1649052430
Kurt Smith21,124Here's The 'Best of Google Plus 2012' Circle Share (Circle 3 of 3)Last week I asked other plussers to name 5 Plussers they think should be named the 'Best of Google Plus 2012'. They nominated others based on what they think makes a really good Google Plusser - original & quality content; makes you think, laugh, & enjoy Google Plus more; engages with others; shares and helps others; etc. We got 1,308 nominations for 730 Plussers.This is the third of 3 Circle Shares of those named the 'Best of Google Plus' - this circle contains those who got 2-3 votes. These are plussers other plussers think are among the Best on Google Plus and I believe we should all circle and consider following them because other quality plussers we can trust recommend following them.Like the other circles I've curated ('Thought Provokers' & 'Plussers Who Give A Boost') you can only get in these circles on the recommendation of another plusser (no "add me" going on here). So this is a quality group that should be recognized for making Google Plus better for all of us.Let's encourage quality on G+ and the best way we can do that is to Add & Share these circles. It took some work to put this together, so the best 'thank you' you can give me (and the nominees) is to add, share and encourage your followers to do the same.Circle 1 (those who got 4+ nominations): http://goo.gl/tAePDCircle 2 (those who 2-3 nominations): http://goo.gl/7IBkVWondering who nominated you? Here's the original post to find out: http://goo.gl/0gHFk#bestofgoogleplus #bestofgoogleplus2012 #circle #circles #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #addmetoyourcircles #awesomecircle #awesomeness #awesomepeople 2012-12-31 15:55:53486535266
Glenn Norton26Shared Circle of Entrepreneurs / Self Employed / CEO Circle2012-11-29 15:24:01110827
Amanda Blain2,293,219*Entrepreneurs / Self Employed / CEO Circle*These are all Business owners of a whole bunch of different types of companies. Although they all have different types of business, from web design to cooks to golf ball recycler(no really)...  a good circle for self employed life/questions/business.  Would love to get some more business owners in this circle. If you are one comment here, with what kinda business you do(but no sales pitches!) and you might make the next round. If you are in this circle(you were notified) why not share the love! ♥ We all reach more eyeballs who like Self employment when we share... :)#selfemployed #entrepreneur #business #sharedcircles   #noab  2012-11-26 23:14:0310916061157
Amanda Blain2,251,868*500 People Who Hangout Circle*Anytime you see me having a hangout feel free to join in. We use webcam, voice and text chat... (Please get your webcam going though!) and join in the fun conversations. What do we talk about in these hangouts with strangers? Everything and nothing  We talk about todays current events, android vs apple, whats happening on Google+, the price of big macs in your local country, business networking,  tv shows, whatever you want to talk about... To the best of my ability everyone in this circles has personally hungout with me... and it was fun.. :)This circle is where I have made the most lasting connections on G+.... Meeting many of these people in real life since I met them in hangouts. I joined G+ Jun 29th, 2011. I hung out then and pretty much most days since. I was voted Google+ Hangout Queen this year :)I've seen amazing things in hangouts, Tours of far away countries, cooking classes, airplane trips, photowalks, concerts, language lessons, trivia nights, relationship advice, seeing famous landmarks, attending behind the scenes of tv shows, hangouts with famous celebrities, and countless late night and early morning hangouts with fabulous normal people from all parts of the world and right next door... TV shows have nothing on this. Countless experiences all without leaving my living room.If you want to try out hangouts on G+, ADD THIS CIRCLE and join one! These people will have hangouts that you should be able to see and join in on...   People in hangouts are usually really welcoming and nice.. so speak up.. say hi and join us.♥ ♥ Please feel free to share ♥ ♥ps. if you cant add the circle because google says you added too many today.. remove some of the people and try again... :)#googlehangout #hangout #sharedcircles  2012-11-16 03:28:4650010551169
Skyler Forshage0Lately I have been seeing my homebrewers, beer geeks, gardeners, and foodie circles intertwine. I know we have shared our beer circles many times but for those interested in foodies I would like to share this circle with you. Also, if you post food related stuff and you aren't in here just leave a comment and I will add you!2012-10-05 16:26:3893401
Laurie DesAutels50,163Inspired by +Derek Ross  and his recent post - http://goo.gl/eAoQdI wanted to share a small circle of people who have inspired me or have made a huge impression in my heart in some way.Thank you all for being there in one way or another :) - Especially over the past few months.#sharedcircles 2012-09-18 15:13:445040126
Amanda Blain1,772,551*Entrepreneurs / Self Employed / CEO Circle*These are all Business owners of a whole bunch of different types of companies.  Cleaned of inactive posters... these guys interact! Add them if you need more self employed or business motivation in your life.Would love to get some more business owners in this circle. If you are one comment here to be included with what kinda business you do(but no sales pitches) and you might make the next round. If you are in this circle why not share the love! #selfemployed #entrepreneur #business #sharedcircles #sharedcircleday 2012-08-16 20:00:36851073479
Tim Moore22,583My +Best Shared Circle of the week.These are my top quality +Google+ sharers.  I hope you find them as rewarding as I do.2012-08-08 15:57:01445451844
Steve Probst (Shane Pford)2,547Time to share my "Engagers" circle. Always adding to it. :)2012-08-05 22:48:47222805
Kurt Smith122Google+ Power Users Circle ShareThis G+ Power Users group includes some really good people to follow and many whom will follow you back. Make sure you've got them in a circle. #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #publiccircles   #publiccircleshare   #circleshare   #circlessharing  2012-07-28 17:08:3749918516
Tus cookany19Tuscookany team invites you to share our circle of food lovers, greetings  http://www.tuscookany.com/2012-07-09 15:14:08385204
Jessica Garcia156I am not sure who originally shared this but I know I pulled it from +Chris Brogan. If you want to change Google+ from a ghost town to a party just follow the circle. 2012-07-07 20:23:22499429
matthew rappaport52,599500 Active +Hangouters for you to Chat with and Get to know . . Again this is just Part I, you were not "omitted" by me, if you feel bad you didn'tmake this +Shared Circles on G+!I feel like I +mention ed all of you yesterday... still working on it..https://plus.google.com/111048918866742956374/posts/hYTZsRoWZje+Tom Samacicio for instance is in this circle and he's great.. CIRCLE UP!Ask him about CB Radios!+Pearl Lombardo is a lot of fun too.. CIRCLE HER (she calls SHENANIGANS a lot!)Happy 1st #PLUSversary  week to you all! #sharedcircles  Enjoy your FRIDAY and see some of you tomorrow with +Vivienne Gucwa leading the +The Google + One Year Anniversary Photowalk in Central Park tomorrow12012-06-29 20:33:37500414543
Amanda Blain1,406,895*Foodies and Good things for You to Eat Circle*There are some home chefs, cooks, professional chefs and food bloggers in this circle. Many recipes and tasty treats get posted through these fine folk.Circle has been cleared of inactive posters. If you post about food please comment here with a link to a food post.. and i'll add you to the circle. If you love food stuff, why not share this circle? You don't have to but it helps everyone see more food things!Nom nom nom#foodies #baking #cooking #food #foodporn  2012-06-17 19:27:2773462087
Karen Morrison0WOW who knew when this circle of 33 people started about 3 months ago it would grow into 412 today! I personally have had 1,216 people add me from the first time I shared it and many have become great friends on google plus!I added up the 18 times this circle has been shared and it has a total of 611 plus 1's 423 shares and 334 comments. Let's really add to those numbers this time!Well I had many requests last week and as promised added those requests. As usual everyone in the circle to remain in it must plus it share it and if you want to be in the circle just mention it in the comments, I have been good about adding lately.Lets get this circle jamming and shared all over the best social network GPLUS!#circle   #circleshare   #circles   #circlesharing   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #shared   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #circlecount  +Public Circles +Circle Plus +CircleCount +Meagan Cignoli  #technology   #youtube   #writers   #blogger   #filmmaking   #astronomy   #scienc2012-06-12 21:50:38174202
Elaine Lindsay16,454Third time the charm.. If I have missed anyone please forgive me..  I will share the correct circle this time.. Duh.. its friday  This is a circle of some of my favs.. Engagers all.. 2012-06-08 14:37:4125311414
Tim Moore19,058Here's my shared circle of the week(Thanks to +Tom Rolfson for the reminder to point out awesome folks to add to your stream.) These people really add a lot to our +Google+ community! Add yourself and pass it on. #awesome   #engagers   #thinkers   #realpeople   #NOTtrolls  2012-06-07 18:04:0238016420
Kamy Sha265#sharedcircle  2012-06-06 18:17:59201102
Tom Rolfson23,033Here's the shared circle I prepared for +Christina DesMarais story on Inc.com. My intention was to create a circle that would give newcomers a very broad selection of all the awesome people here on +Google+ .  I know I will have missed many but had to create it on a short notice and limit it in size to not overwhelm people with trying to have to filter it. If you feel I left you out, please do not be offended and DO add yourself to the comments so the Inc readers can discover you as well. 2012-06-05 17:09:212001114767
Melanie Rogers0Fun,engaging people and things!Great Circle, great, interesting #influencers and #engagers . Fun and interesting stream. More the merrier and much better Google+ streaming. Nice circle +Moan Lisa and like she says, add yourself and pass it around! Keep this growing to the limit! #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles #public #publicsharedcircles #circle #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #googleplusisawesome #circleshare #circleshared #circlesharing #circlecountauthpage #circlesunday #circlesharingforthepeople2012-05-20 09:24:47176103
Melanie Rogers0A friend has been passing this around for the past week and it has come back to him now numbering close to 500. You get some real interesting engagers and influencers and youtubers. I now get some really interesting stream. Google plus just got a tad better now. Just spreading the joy, Join in!Based on the feedback I am getting from the people in it I must share again. People are reporting over 300 people in 5 days!! That is how we keep #googleplusisawesome I consider most of these people real friends now it is fantastic! Add them to your circle you will see what I mean!If you would like to be added please share the circle and plus 1 it also make a request in the comments so I can see. THX!We have #youtubers #filmmakers #science #technology and just great #peopletofollow #infuence #engagers #engage #geology #circleshare #circles #circlesharing #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #circleplus2012-05-06 22:52:22164002
Kit Lee0That is how we keep #googleplusisawesome I consider most of these people real friends now it is fantastic! Add them to your circle you will see what I mean!If you would like to be added please share the circle and plus 1 it also make a request in the comments so I can see. THX!We have #youtubers #filmmakers #science #technology and just great #peopletofollow #influencers #engagement #circleshare #circles #circlesharing #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #circleplus2012-05-04 16:40:38166001
Pongy Smith31This is the Assorted Goodies circle. Could you please re-share it? Would you like to be added?Tags: Technology, Magic, Entertainment, Futurism, VC, Crowdfunding2012-04-17 15:28:45492527
Amanda Blain1,013,313*500 People Who Hangout Circle* Anytime you see me having a public hangout feel free to join in. Type, voice chat or webcam (please do at least one) and join in the fun conversations. This is by far my largest Circle on G+. I joined G+ Jun 29th. I hung out then and pretty much most days since. Some even call me Hangout Queen :)I've seen amazing things in hangouts, Tours of far away countries, Cooking classes, airplane trips, photowalks, concerts, language lessons, trivia night, relationship advice, seeing famous landmarks, attending behind the scenes of tv shows, hangouts with famous celebrities, and countless late night and early morning hangouts with fabulous normal people from all parts of the world and right next door... Tv shows have nothing on this. Countless experiences all without leaving my living room.If you are new and just starting out on G+, ADD THIS CIRCLE and join a hangout. These people have all personally hungout with me. They are the regular and few time hangout crew. Join us.Mobile link to Circle: https://plus.google.com/107982618909749811163/posts/cpJPaNGuHXV #googlehangout #hangout2012-04-17 00:13:3750012043131
Lee Smallwood8,954Want to share the 1st of 2 circles of Engaging People here on G+ I love their content, the way the engage and I recommend you step and say Hello to them :)Have a great weekend all :)2012-04-13 17:23:25480442925
Paul Spoerry13,025Freshly updated Social Media circle! #social #media #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing #circles #circleshare #publiccircles #publiccirclesproject +Shared Circles on G+2012-04-06 14:22:27372909
Amanda Blain971,757*Foodies and Good things for you to Eat Circle*There are some home chefs, cooks, professional chefs and food bloggers in this circle. Many recipes and tasty treats get posted through these fine folk.I am also splitting this up into a foodies and then a baking circle... If you Bake more the foodie.. please let me know in the comments. :)Circle has been cleared of inactive posters. If you post about food or know someone who does, please comment here and i'll add them to the circle. If you are in this circle - Share the food love around!Nom nom nom#foodies #baking #cooking #food2012-04-06 01:35:116430845
Michael Anderson11,321Sharing my Delicious Dish circle. Warning: can lead to fun and enjoyment.If you like food and/or wine and you like to talk about it and look at photos of it and like to share recipes and techniques, then I recommend adding my foodies circle. All of these people are active and regularly share lots of great food/wine related posts. Add this circle, then join the delicious conversations.2012-02-26 17:57:27166816
Peter G McDermott28,149Nobody Wants to Hangout with Me!I guarantee after you add this circle, you'll always see someone online to hangout with. They're from around the world and use this network like nothing you've ever seen!It's almost 3am and the stream is slowing down. I'm heading to bed, but if you want to find a bunch of people to use the Hangout feature with, add this to your circles! These are all people I have hung out with at one point in time or continue to hang out with on a regular basis. They're all friendly and will help you get your feet wet! If you like it, be sure to share it!2012-01-22 08:56:1427026617
Rob Gordon13,043Entrepreneurs & Freelancers. This is my circle for self described Entrepreneurs and Freelancers - which includes the self employed, small business owners, independent contractors, small startup companies and pretty much anyone trying to make it outside of the traditional economy. As I said before, I don't want to pretend that this list is definitive or even close to being complete. There are millions of entrepreneurs on Google+ and there are many circles of entrepreneurs that have already been shared - these are just the ones I have curated in my own circle. This probably doesn't even include everyone in my own circles who are entrepreneurs or self employed as it is almost impossible to go through everyone's profile. Just let me know if I have inadvertently left you out - I will be posting this in the circles database sometime soon. Feel free to reshare, but as with any shared circle, I do recommend some discretion in adding a circle of this size to your stream. This one might be a little different in that it doesn't include too many of the "celebrety entrepreneurs" that are common in other shared circles here- though there are a few. For the most part hese are real small business owners or people or with an entrepreneural mindset, and there are lots of smart people here. #entrepreneur #smallbusiness2012-01-06 22:47:1539942514
Tom Rolfson3,589My Engagers circle that has been requested and passed around since mention in the Forbes.com story. Add this circle and supercharge your G+ experience.Tom Rolfson shared a circle with you.2011-10-22 09:07:24300211017

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2014-10-13 15:32:58 (17 comments, 13 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and ther... more »

Most reshares: 13

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2014-10-13 15:32:58 (17 comments, 13 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and ther... more »

Most plusones: 33

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2014-10-12 04:54:19 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Why Google+ is the place for passions

The single biggest controversy about social media, and one that has persisted for two or three years now without resolution, is whether Google+ is a dying wasteland of non-activity, or a hive of conversation and engagement.

It can't be both. So which is it? And why can't this fundamental question be answered?

I believe I have the key to the puzzle, and I'll attempt to solve it once and for all.

Here what the Twitter people and the Facebook people don't understand about the Google+ people: 

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2824613/why-google-is-the-place-for-passions.html

#googleplus

(Pic props: http://goo.gl/K75VYX )

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2014-09-13 16:47:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Smart kid. Cool idea. 

Smart kid. Cool idea. ___

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2014-06-20 22:59:57 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Wow, this is phenomenal!

Wow, this is phenomenal!___

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2014-07-16 11:17:03 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

+Google for Entrepreneurs is hosting a not-to-miss live Hangout on 7/17 featuring leaders from IDEO, Google Ventures and The Lean Startup. RSVP Here: http://goo.gl/JO0uLN

+Google for Entrepreneurs is hosting a not-to-miss live Hangout on 7/17 featuring leaders from IDEO, Google Ventures and The Lean Startup. RSVP Here: http://goo.gl/JO0uLN___

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2014-05-24 17:30:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Very cool. 

Very cool. ___

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2014-06-05 20:32:55 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Can't wait to get my ECOXBT! I've heard nothing but amazing things about this product! Thanks +Grace Digital Inc for creating some amazing products!

Hi, The product is being improved with every production like we do with all of our products. We have made some great improvements specifically to enforce the USB jack to be extremely strong for the extreme environment!  

It's a great product with a 4.4 stars out of 5 ratings on Amazon and currently being sold in Costco stores nationwide.

Enjoy.___Can't wait to get my ECOXBT! I've heard nothing but amazing things about this product! Thanks +Grace Digital Inc for creating some amazing products!

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2014-06-29 15:22:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Thanks for this great summary +Yifat Cohen!

Google Apps users - get unlimited space  for just $10 / month.

Google Drive for Work give your business unlimited storage, advanced audit reporting and new security controls for $10 per user per month.

You can also work on any Office documents from your Android-based mobile devices or from Google Drive - without having to download any apps.

All files now uploaded to Google Drive will also be encrypted, not only between the user's device and Google and in transit between Google data centers, but also while the information is at rest on Google servers.

And for users who having been hoping to create PowerPoint-like presentations on their Android or Apple devices, there's now mobile support for Google Slides, an Android app that enables users to create, edit and collaborate on presentations.

Read more about the plans here: http://goo.gl/qFU4fc
Get them here: http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/business/pricing.html


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#googledriveforwork   #businesstools  ___Thanks for this great summary +Yifat Cohen!

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2014-09-14 15:52:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Pretty awesome. This summarizes the topic well. 

Pretty awesome. This summarizes the topic well. ___

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2014-08-16 02:11:52 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Great decision Tesla! Pretty cool. 

Great decision Tesla! Pretty cool. ___

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2014-08-28 23:13:39 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Extremely cool.

Think of the industries that will spawn from this. :)

Extremely cool.

Think of the industries that will spawn from this. :)___

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2014-08-24 17:44:51 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Looking back at acquisitions. Yahoo bought Broadcast.com for around $5 billion at the height of the dotcom boom in quite possibly the worst acquisition in history.

Then in 2005, they paid just $35 million for Flickr.

What lessons were learned? 

Looking back at acquisitions. Yahoo bought Broadcast.com for around $5 billion at the height of the dotcom boom in quite possibly the worst acquisition in history.

Then in 2005, they paid just $35 million for Flickr.

What lessons were learned? ___

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2014-10-29 04:12:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Extremely cool Google!

Keep taking these moonshots and don't listen to the Wall Street analysts who are short term thinkers. Stick with Google X and keep pouring the most creative minds in the world into building things that someday will change the world.

Thanks.

Extremely cool Google!

Keep taking these moonshots and don't listen to the Wall Street analysts who are short term thinkers. Stick with Google X and keep pouring the most creative minds in the world into building things that someday will change the world.

Thanks.___

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2014-06-22 15:05:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Very cool. 

Very cool. ___

2014-06-22 15:34:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Interesting article. I have always liked curves in architecture and particularly furniture. What do you think?

Interesting article. I have always liked curves in architecture and particularly furniture. What do you think?___

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2014-09-13 16:56:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Apple really has changed things again.

Amazing design and exceptionally fashionable options for people who appreciate a watch as an attractive timepiece. 

Apple really has changed things again.

Amazing design and exceptionally fashionable options for people who appreciate a watch as an attractive timepiece. ___

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2014-09-06 17:02:39 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

LOVE this! Amazing technology! Hurry up and get here! 

LOVE this! Amazing technology! Hurry up and get here! ___

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2014-10-13 22:07:06 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

For those who missed the morning announcement, check it out!

We're looking for the new owner of ChefHangout.com and I can't wait to see who it may be!

ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and the resources necessary to realize the fantastic potential that ChefHangout possesses.

Another reason I’m selling is that my primary business, Merger Partners, has become very successful and is growing. We’ve created something new in the investment banking industry, and as a result, very substantial growth is underway and I’m hiring. It requires my full dedication and focus. Therefore,  I cannot devote the time necessary to take ChefHangout to the next level.  

Two Types of Buyers for ChefHangout.com

Strategic buyer - A company
The right strategic buyer could acquire ChefHangout.com and very rapidly scale it to hundreds of chefs teaching thousands of classes. There are dozens of strategic buyers that we’ve identified and will be approaching. There are compelling reasons why ChefHangout is an interesting fit for each one of these companies. Some include +Blue Apron (how about it +Matt Salzberg?) You said that more educational content could be a part of Blue Apron’s future plans. Why not offer some of your meals with a cooking class?), +Sur La Table, +Munchery, +Plated, +Whole Foods Market, +Epicurious, Central Market, +Yummly  …… and even +Helpouts by Google, but I imagine Google will be more interested once an entrepreneur grows the company to over 1,000 chefs. Do you have ideas for companies that would be strategic fits? Please me know.

Entrepreneur
The right entrepreneur can grow the company into a phenomenal destination and would do the things necessary to create a very successful business. As Chef +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti said, ChefHangout.com should be the first place anyone on the planet thinks of when they want to take a cooking class. I will work with the right entrepreneur to grow the company into a cash flowing success that can either be sold to a strategic buyer or grown through venture funding when certain metrics are achieved. VCs are pouring money into food startups and this one could be very appealing once a larger cash flow stream is maintained and strategic partnerships are formed with bigger brands.

Are you an angel investor who’s intrigued? I know one individual here on +Google+ who is an extremely capable guy and with the right backer, could grow this business dramatically. Let’s connect you two.

The Process
I’ve hired an advisor to lead the effort in selling ChefHangout.com. That firm will field inquiries from here along with our own contacts we are making to prospective buyers.

The process is very simple. After my advisor has conversations with interested buyers, we will schedule conference calls with my advisor and myself, and exchange any confidential and detailed information.

We will assess indications of interest and term sheets from various buyers and choose one during the month of November with a December closing targeted.

Contact Info
Please contact me at JoeSaad@ChefHangout.com and we will respond to inquiries. Feel free to ask questions by commenting here if you like.  There is certain private, proprietary and confidential information that I will not be able to answer publicly, but I’ll certainly address privately with credible buyers.

Stories of Success & Awesome Things

Date Night Investor
A husband and wife bought a date night cooking class with our amazing +Chef Dennis Littley. The couple are friends of mine and twenty minutes after the class, I received a call from John. He was practically giddy! He went on and on about how much fun they had and then dropped the news. He and his wife had saved $50,000 and they wanted to invest in ChefHangout.com. While I didn’t take their investment, it told me a lot. The experience was so much fun and so awesome, that they wanted to immediately invest.

William Burdette from NoSatiation.com
+William Burdette is a podcaster at No Satiation, “a podcast for food nerds”.
After taking a cooking class at ChefHangout.com, he of course did a podcast about it and said, “I left my kitchen kind of euphoric. When people talked about the promise of the internet, 10, 15, 20 years ago, this is what they were talking about.”  

ZAGAT and ChefHangout.com at SXSW
We did a cooking show (photos below) with +ZAGAT so take a peak at the YouTube video of it here: http://youtu.be/hZT_XC79qZE

Here’s How it Works
http://youtu.be/0yBB3vW5ZcY

One Chef. Three Cities. One Family.
This family likes hanging out together. But, separated geographically, it's challenging to meet sometimes. So, they decided to have a private cooking class at ChefHangout.com. They laughed and had fun while making an amazing meal together, and when our chef left after class, they dined together, family to family, face to face. Watch some of it here: http://youtu.be/CJwkEiId868

Great media coverage, including this from +The Next Web
“ChefHangout is a Genius Use of Google+ and Could Actually Make Money”
goo.gl/D7Kga Thanks to +Drew Olanoff for recognizing us!

Happy Repeat Customers
+Jeff Karpinski our number one customer, bought ... well let’s just say, over a dozen classes. When I asked Jeff one day why he bought so many classes given he was already a pretty darn good cook, he said this. “Because I’m willing to try cooking things I never would have tried by myself. With a chef standing with me in my kitchen, I’m willing to try things like tiramisu.”

Master Classes
Ten Classes. One Subject. Be an Expert.
There is nothing else like this in the market, and it serves a need for those who crave deeper culinary knowledge and want more than just one class, but aren’t interested in going to get a formal education in culinary arts. Once completed, the customer gets a ChefHangout chef jacket and the satisfaction of knowing they’ve accomplished a level of expertise in one particular area of cooking.

Our brand age here has over 1.6 million followers
Check it out here: +ChefHangout.com 

Massive thank you to our chefs!
Our chefs inspired me throughout the process of building something great. They signed on before they even saw a website. Our first developer just couldn’t build the sort of site we needed and the chefs hung in there. Our second developer was nothing short of genius as they were able to build things that people to this day, can’t seem to replicate and approach me to buy.

Our chefs motivated me and more importantly, many of them became my friends. Chef +Jake Croston, the popular, handsome and funny chef whose skills should be on TV, +Chef Dennis Littley's wisdom and knowledge proved again and again to be of great value, Chef +Haylee Otto, +Mary Helen Leonard, +Stormy Sweitzer, +Jessica Chiasson Wood, +Jackie M, +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti, +Jenny Kelley, +Janice Mansfield and many more were all instrumental in building something brand new and unique.

And, a huge thanks to all of you!
There have been tons of awesome relationships built along this path! I’ll never forget the launch day announcement Hangout with +Sarah Hill on the news, a pioneer and trailblazer here for human media, many Hangouts with +Bruce Garber, the co-creator of +Virtual Photo Walks™,  strategy discussions with +Peter G McDermott, +Chris Hill, +Michael Sitarzewski & +Chris Yates and hanging out at +SXSW in Austin with +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk and so many others. Hangouts with +Laurie DesAutels, +Mike Downes, +Kim Beasley, +Elaine Lindsay, and even superstar +Mark Cuban! I’ll never forget those early creative discussions with +Paul Allen founder of Ancestry.com. I’m grateful for friends from Google like +Loren Groves who was valuable and supportive as we developed ChefHangout. +Vic Gundotra you’re inspiring and thank you for your kind words not long ago in Dallas, +Anne Espiritu your knowledge of PR and marketing is second to none. +Denis Labelle  your insight and wealth of information on Google+ has been massively valuable and the same to +Ronnie Bincer  – hanging out with you in Austin was a blast! +Pelpina Trip what an amazing video you did for our site! +Dan McDermott's  outstanding expertise here has been of great value! You and many more like you have been huge parts of building this, and I’m deeply grateful for each of you.

Thanks to all of you from the bottom of my heart!

First in social media?
Has any business ever been both launched on a social network and sold there too?

Have you ever seen someone announce the upcoming sale of their business via Google+, Twitter, Facebook, or other social networks? +Robert Scoble have you? +Danielle Gould maybe you know? I never have, and nobody I’ve spoken to has but after careful consideration, we thought, why not. :)

Media, please cover this if you deem it newsworthy, +The Next Web, +TechCrunch, +Mashable, +Inc., +Jason Salas, +Amber Mac, +Cali Lewis, +Mike Elgan, +Leo Laporte, and others! :)

Share please
There are oodles of entrepreneurs and companies who might have an interest in buying this business, so please share away. Let’s make history as the first company both launched and sold on Google+!___For those who missed the morning announcement, check it out!

We're looking for the new owner of ChefHangout.com and I can't wait to see who it may be!

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2014-09-10 16:09:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Here's to those who have always seen things differently.

Here's to those who have always seen things differently.___

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2014-07-05 16:22:19 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Love this. My how things have changed.

OEMs whose PCs ran Microsoft Windows could out-produce Apple by a mile, undercutting its prices to such an extent that businesses were willing to wait four years for a graphical user interface that worked, rather than paying up for the Macintosh.

Love this. My how things have changed.

OEMs whose PCs ran Microsoft Windows could out-produce Apple by a mile, undercutting its prices to such an extent that businesses were willing to wait four years for a graphical user interface that worked, rather than paying up for the Macintosh.___

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2014-06-07 15:15:53 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Awesome feature!

Awesome feature!___

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2014-07-07 20:26:01 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Interesting.

Interesting.___

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2014-09-14 16:13:46 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

VCs hate a shopped deal and strive for proprietary deal flow, yet they are avoiding a super creative and fertile part of the country — the southeast.

Good article on what could become a reverse gold rush. 

VCs hate a shopped deal and strive for proprietary deal flow, yet they are avoiding a super creative and fertile part of the country — the southeast.

Good article on what could become a reverse gold rush. ___

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2014-06-21 15:21:40 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Fantastic acquisition. 

Fantastic acquisition. ___

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2014-05-31 00:39:01 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

I just saw this on a cash register. 

I just saw this on a cash register. ___

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2014-08-03 04:22:19 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Caption this. 

Caption this. ___

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2014-10-14 17:49:36 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

One last share in case you missed this during yesterday's holiday.

Has a business ever been launched and sold on a social network before?

This one just might be.

ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and the resources necessary to realize the fantastic potential that ChefHangout possesses.

Another reason I’m selling is that my primary business, Merger Partners, has become very successful and is growing. We’ve created something new in the investment banking industry, and as a result, very substantial growth is underway and I’m hiring. It requires my full dedication and focus. Therefore,  I cannot devote the time necessary to take ChefHangout to the next level.  

Two Types of Buyers for ChefHangout.com

Strategic buyer - A company
The right strategic buyer could acquire ChefHangout.com and very rapidly scale it to hundreds of chefs teaching thousands of classes. There are dozens of strategic buyers that we’ve identified and will be approaching. There are compelling reasons why ChefHangout is an interesting fit for each one of these companies. Some include +Blue Apron (how about it +Matt Salzberg?) You said that more educational content could be a part of Blue Apron’s future plans. Why not offer some of your meals with a cooking class?), +Sur La Table, +Munchery, +Plated, +Whole Foods Market, +Epicurious, Central Market, +Yummly  …… and even +Helpouts by Google, but I imagine Google will be more interested once an entrepreneur grows the company to over 1,000 chefs. Do you have ideas for companies that would be strategic fits? Please me know.

Entrepreneur
The right entrepreneur can grow the company into a phenomenal destination and would do the things necessary to create a very successful business. As Chef +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti said, ChefHangout.com should be the first place anyone on the planet thinks of when they want to take a cooking class. I will work with the right entrepreneur to grow the company into a cash flowing success that can either be sold to a strategic buyer or grown through venture funding when certain metrics are achieved. VCs are pouring money into food startups and this one could be very appealing once a larger cash flow stream is maintained and strategic partnerships are formed with bigger brands.

Are you an angel investor who’s intrigued? I know one individual here on +Google+ who is an extremely capable guy and with the right backer, could grow this business dramatically. Let’s connect you two.

The Process
I’ve hired an advisor to lead the effort in selling ChefHangout.com. That firm will field inquiries from here along with our own contacts we are making to prospective buyers.

The process is very simple. After my advisor has conversations with interested buyers, we will schedule conference calls with my advisor and myself, and exchange any confidential and detailed information.

We will assess indications of interest and term sheets from various buyers and choose one during the month of November with a December closing targeted.

Contact Info
Please contact me at JoeSaad@ChefHangout.com and we will respond to inquiries. Feel free to ask questions by commenting here if you like.  There is certain private, proprietary and confidential information that I will not be able to answer publicly, but I’ll certainly address privately with credible buyers.

Stories of Success & Awesome Things

Date Night Investor
A husband and wife bought a date night cooking class with our amazing +Chef Dennis Littley. The couple are friends of mine and twenty minutes after the class, I received a call from John. He was practically giddy! He went on and on about how much fun they had and then dropped the news. He and his wife had saved $50,000 and they wanted to invest in ChefHangout.com. While I didn’t take their investment, it told me a lot. The experience was so much fun and so awesome, that they wanted to immediately invest.

William Burdette from NoSatiation.com
+William Burdette is a podcaster at No Satiation, “a podcast for food nerds”.
After taking a cooking class at ChefHangout.com, he of course did a podcast about it and said, “I left my kitchen kind of euphoric. When people talked about the promise of the internet, 10, 15, 20 years ago, this is what they were talking about.”  

ZAGAT and ChefHangout.com at SXSW
We did a cooking show (photos below) with +ZAGAT so take a peak at the YouTube video of it here: http://youtu.be/hZT_XC79qZE

Here’s How it Works
http://youtu.be/0yBB3vW5ZcY

One Chef. Three Cities. One Family.
This family likes hanging out together. But, separated geographically, it's challenging to meet sometimes. So, they decided to have a private cooking class at ChefHangout.com. They laughed and had fun while making an amazing meal together, and when our chef left after class, they dined together, family to family, face to face. Watch some of it here: http://youtu.be/CJwkEiId868

Great media coverage, including this from +The Next Web
“ChefHangout is a Genius Use of Google+ and Could Actually Make Money”
goo.gl/D7Kga Thanks to +Drew Olanoff for recognizing us!

Happy Repeat Customers
+Jeff Karpinski our number one customer, bought ... well let’s just say, over a dozen classes. When I asked Jeff one day why he bought so many classes given he was already a pretty darn good cook, he said this. “Because I’m willing to try cooking things I never would have tried by myself. With a chef standing with me in my kitchen, I’m willing to try things like tiramisu.”

Master Classes
Ten Classes. One Subject. Be an Expert.
There is nothing else like this in the market, and it serves a need for those who crave deeper culinary knowledge and want more than just one class, but aren’t interested in going to get a formal education in culinary arts. Once completed, the customer gets a ChefHangout chef jacket and the satisfaction of knowing they’ve accomplished a level of expertise in one particular area of cooking.

Our brand age here has over 1.6 million followers
Check it out here: +ChefHangout.com 

Massive thank you to our chefs!
Our chefs inspired me throughout the process of building something great. They signed on before they even saw a website. Our first developer just couldn’t build the sort of site we needed and the chefs hung in there. Our second developer was nothing short of genius as they were able to build things that people to this day, can’t seem to replicate and approach me to buy.

Our chefs motivated me and more importantly, many of them became my friends. Chef +Jake Croston, the popular, handsome and funny chef whose skills should be on TV, +Chef Dennis Littley's wisdom and knowledge proved again and again to be of great value, Chef +Haylee Otto, +Mary Helen Leonard, +Stormy Sweitzer, +Jessica Chiasson Wood, +Jackie M, +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti, +Jenny Kelley, +Janice Mansfield and many more were all instrumental in building something brand new and unique.

And, a huge thanks to all of you!
There have been tons of awesome relationships built along this path! I’ll never forget the launch day announcement Hangout with +Sarah Hill on the news, a pioneer and trailblazer here for human media, many Hangouts with +Bruce Garber, the co-creator of +Virtual Photo Walks™,  strategy discussions with +Peter G McDermott, +Chris Hill, +Michael Sitarzewski & +Chris Yates and hanging out at +SXSW in Austin with +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk and so many others. Hangouts with +Laurie DesAutels, +Mike Downes, +Kim Beasley, +Elaine Lindsay, and even superstar +Mark Cuban! I’ll never forget those early creative discussions with +Paul Allen founder of Ancestry.com. I’m grateful for friends from Google like +Loren Groves who was valuable and supportive as we developed ChefHangout. +Vic Gundotra you’re inspiring and thank you for your kind words not long ago in Dallas, +Anne Espiritu your knowledge of PR and marketing is second to none. +Denis Labelle  your insight and wealth of information on Google+ has been massively valuable and the same to +Ronnie Bincer  – hanging out with you in Austin was a blast! +Pelpina Trip what an amazing video you did for our site! +Dan McDermott's  outstanding expertise here has been of great value! You and many more like you have been huge parts of building this, and I’m deeply grateful for each of you.

Thanks to all of you from the bottom of my heart!

First in social media?
Has any business ever been both launched on a social network and sold there too?

Have you ever seen someone announce the upcoming sale of their business via Google+, Twitter, Facebook, or other social networks? +Robert Scoble have you? +Danielle Gould maybe you know? I never have, and nobody I’ve spoken to has but after careful consideration, we thought, why not. :)

Media, please cover this if you deem it newsworthy, +The Next Web, +TechCrunch, +Mashable, +Inc., +Jason Salas, +Amber Mac, +Cali Lewis, +Mike Elgan, +Leo Laporte, and others! :)

Share please
There are oodles of entrepreneurs and companies who might have an interest in buying this business, so please share away. Let’s make history as the first company both launched and sold on Google+!___One last share in case you missed this during yesterday's holiday.

Has a business ever been launched and sold on a social network before?

This one just might be.

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2014-08-30 17:46:37 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Don't forget to take time off :)

Don't forget to take time off :)___

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2014-07-27 17:46:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

YO

A stupid app that could be worth billions. Hmm...

YO

A stupid app that could be worth billions. Hmm...___

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2014-05-25 18:00:28 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

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2014-06-11 15:26:57 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Amazing! I wonder what ate that nine foot shark...? Hmm...

Amazing! I wonder what ate that nine foot shark...? Hmm...___

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2014-07-06 16:29:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Great. 

Great. ___

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2014-09-06 17:09:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Very entertaining and I'll bet very true.

What will the new wearable really be when Apple introduces it?

Very entertaining and I'll bet very true.

What will the new wearable really be when Apple introduces it?___

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2014-06-16 23:08:15 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Having trouble finding your car in the parking lot? Use your brain.

Very cool!

Having trouble finding your car in the parking lot? Use your brain.

Very cool!___

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2014-05-24 17:22:23 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Interesting. 

Interesting. ___

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2014-08-16 01:58:50 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

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2014-10-17 16:04:21 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Outstanding message! Thanks +Pelpina Trip!

Still one of my favorite videos! Every child should see this in school.___Outstanding message! Thanks +Pelpina Trip!

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2014-06-06 22:56:16 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Wow, this is interesting.

Wow, this is interesting.___

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2014-06-22 15:37:10 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Dear Google,

Buy this company, BeamPro.

Joe

Dear Google,

Buy this company, BeamPro.

Joe___

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2014-07-05 16:14:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Interesting. 

Interesting. ___

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2014-06-28 01:48:50 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Now this is absolutely positively and totally GREAT! Every one of us has uttered these words from time to time.

Which of these phrases irks you the most?___Now this is absolutely positively and totally GREAT! Every one of us has uttered these words from time to time.

2014-10-08 18:31:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Don't miss this!

Please join me this week for Good Day Google+ as we chat about Life, Hoo Hoo's and the new social media Ello  With  my very special guests

+Ana Hoffman Founder of Traffic Generation Cafe focusing on  ways to increase website traffic through search engine traffic, social media traffic, networking, as well as how to convert that traffic into subscribers and buyers.

+Stacy Lyon healthy hoohoo® founder of a line of healthy feminine care products.  Coming to us live from the Carlton Winemakers Studio.

+Melissa Galt Success Coach, Business Motivational Speaker and Marketing Consultant, Recognized by Forbes as on of the Top Women of Influence for Entrepreneurs on Twitter

+Ande Lyons  Start-up Specialist, Sensible Strategies and Solutions for Early Stage Entrepreneurs, HOA HOst

Good Day Google+ is the perfect way to wind down your work week with some great conversation in a relaxing atmosphere where you'll make new friends and come away with quite a bit of information. You won't find any controversy on Good Day just some of your favorite plussers interacting and engaging as real people. 

Bring your lunch or bring a friend just do not miss the best weekly HOA on Google+!  Sit back, relax and enjoy the show, TGIF! 

Friday, October 10th  
@ 10 am PST | 11 am MST | 12 pm CST | 1 pm EST  | 6 pm UK 
 
Watch our show here on the event page where you can leave your comments and ask your questions during The shows broadcast live. 
But if you can not watch it live you do not worry can always watch the replay on my YouTube Channel: http://goo.gl/3iukbR

#GoodDayGooglePlus     #rockthegplushouse         #askchefdennis  ___Don't miss this!

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2014-06-19 15:54:36 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Absolutely extremely cool.

With less than 2,000 views, be one of the first to check out this amazing vid from +Harley-Davidson.

Absolutely extremely cool.

With less than 2,000 views, be one of the first to check out this amazing vid from +Harley-Davidson.___

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2014-10-13 15:32:58 (17 comments, 13 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and ther... more »

ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and the resources necessary to realize the fantastic potential that ChefHangout possesses.

Another reason I’m selling is that my primary business, Merger Partners, has become very successful and is growing. We’ve created something new in the investment banking industry, and as a result, very substantial growth is underway and I’m hiring. It requires my full dedication and focus. Therefore,  I cannot devote the time necessary to take ChefHangout to the next level.  

Two Types of Buyers for ChefHangout.com

Strategic buyer - A company
The right strategic buyer could acquire ChefHangout.com and very rapidly scale it to hundreds of chefs teaching thousands of classes. There are dozens of strategic buyers that we’ve identified and will be approaching. There are compelling reasons why ChefHangout is an interesting fit for each one of these companies. Some include +Blue Apron (how about it +Matt Salzberg?) You said that more educational content could be a part of Blue Apron’s future plans. Why not offer some of your meals with a cooking class?), +Sur La Table, +Munchery, +Plated, +Whole Foods Market, +Epicurious, Central Market, +Yummly  …… and even +Helpouts by Google, but I imagine Google will be more interested once an entrepreneur grows the company to over 1,000 chefs. Do you have ideas for companies that would be strategic fits? Please me know.

Entrepreneur
The right entrepreneur can grow the company into a phenomenal destination and would do the things necessary to create a very successful business. As Chef +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti said, ChefHangout.com should be the first place anyone on the planet thinks of when they want to take a cooking class. I will work with the right entrepreneur to grow the company into a cash flowing success that can either be sold to a strategic buyer or grown through venture funding when certain metrics are achieved. VCs are pouring money into food startups and this one could be very appealing once a larger cash flow stream is maintained and strategic partnerships are formed with bigger brands.

Are you an angel investor who’s intrigued? I know one individual here on +Google+ who is an extremely capable guy and with the right backer, could grow this business dramatically. Let’s connect you two.

The Process
I’ve hired an advisor to lead the effort in selling ChefHangout.com. That firm will field inquiries from here along with our own contacts we are making to prospective buyers.

The process is very simple. After my advisor has conversations with interested buyers, we will schedule conference calls with my advisor and myself, and exchange any confidential and detailed information.

We will assess indications of interest and term sheets from various buyers and choose one during the month of November with a December closing targeted.

Contact Info
Please contact me at JoeSaad@ChefHangout.com and we will respond to inquiries. Feel free to ask questions by commenting here if you like.  There is certain private, proprietary and confidential information that I will not be able to answer publicly, but I’ll certainly address privately with credible buyers.

Stories of Success & Awesome Things

Date Night Investor
A husband and wife bought a date night cooking class with our amazing +Chef Dennis Littley. The couple are friends of mine and twenty minutes after the class, I received a call from John. He was practically giddy! He went on and on about how much fun they had and then dropped the news. He and his wife had saved $50,000 and they wanted to invest in ChefHangout.com. While I didn’t take their investment, it told me a lot. The experience was so much fun and so awesome, that they wanted to immediately invest.

William Burdette from NoSatiation.com
+William Burdette is a podcaster at No Satiation, “a podcast for food nerds”.
After taking a cooking class at ChefHangout.com, he of course did a podcast about it and said, “I left my kitchen kind of euphoric. When people talked about the promise of the internet, 10, 15, 20 years ago, this is what they were talking about.”  

ZAGAT and ChefHangout.com at SXSW
We did a cooking show (photos below) with +ZAGAT so take a peak at the YouTube video of it here: http://youtu.be/hZT_XC79qZE

Here’s How it Works
http://youtu.be/0yBB3vW5ZcY

One Chef. Three Cities. One Family.
This family likes hanging out together. But, separated geographically, it's challenging to meet sometimes. So, they decided to have a private cooking class at ChefHangout.com. They laughed and had fun while making an amazing meal together, and when our chef left after class, they dined together, family to family, face to face. Watch some of it here: http://youtu.be/CJwkEiId868

Great media coverage, including this from +The Next Web
“ChefHangout is a Genius Use of Google+ and Could Actually Make Money”
goo.gl/D7Kga Thanks to +Drew Olanoff for recognizing us!

Happy Repeat Customers
+Jeff Karpinski our number one customer, bought ... well let’s just say, over a dozen classes. When I asked Jeff one day why he bought so many classes given he was already a pretty darn good cook, he said this. “Because I’m willing to try cooking things I never would have tried by myself. With a chef standing with me in my kitchen, I’m willing to try things like tiramisu.”

Master Classes
Ten Classes. One Subject. Be an Expert.
There is nothing else like this in the market, and it serves a need for those who crave deeper culinary knowledge and want more than just one class, but aren’t interested in going to get a formal education in culinary arts. Once completed, the customer gets a ChefHangout chef jacket and the satisfaction of knowing they’ve accomplished a level of expertise in one particular area of cooking.

Our brand age here has over 1.6 million followers
Check it out here: +ChefHangout.com 

Massive thank you to our chefs!
Our chefs inspired me throughout the process of building something great. They signed on before they even saw a website. Our first developer just couldn’t build the sort of site we needed and the chefs hung in there. Our second developer was nothing short of genius as they were able to build things that people to this day, can’t seem to replicate and approach me to buy.

Our chefs motivated me and more importantly, many of them became my friends. Chef +Jake Croston, the popular, handsome and funny chef whose skills should be on TV, +Chef Dennis Littley's wisdom and knowledge proved again and again to be of great value, Chef +Haylee Otto, +Mary Helen Leonard, +Stormy Sweitzer, +Jessica Chiasson Wood, +Jackie M, +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti, +Jenny Kelley, +Janice Mansfield and many more were all instrumental in building something brand new and unique.

And, a huge thanks to all of you!
There have been tons of awesome relationships built along this path! I’ll never forget the launch day announcement Hangout with +Sarah Hill on the news, a pioneer and trailblazer here for human media, many Hangouts with +Bruce Garber, the co-creator of +Virtual Photo Walks™,  strategy discussions with +Peter G McDermott, +Chris Hill, +Michael Sitarzewski & +Chris Yates and hanging out at +SXSW in Austin with +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk and so many others. Hangouts with +Laurie DesAutels, +Mike Downes, +Kim Beasley, +Elaine Lindsay, and even superstar +Mark Cuban! I’ll never forget those early creative discussions with +Paul Allen founder of Ancestry.com. I’m grateful for friends from Google like +Loren Groves who was valuable and supportive as we developed ChefHangout. +Vic Gundotra you’re inspiring and thank you for your kind words not long ago in Dallas, +Anne Espiritu your knowledge of PR and marketing is second to none. +Denis Labelle  your insight and wealth of information on Google+ has been massively valuable and the same to +Ronnie Bincer  – hanging out with you in Austin was a blast! +Pelpina Trip what an amazing video you did for our site! +Dan McDermott's  outstanding expertise here has been of great value! You and many more like you have been huge parts of building this, and I’m deeply grateful for each of you.

Thanks to all of you from the bottom of my heart!

First in social media?
Has any business ever been both launched on a social network and sold there too?

Have you ever seen someone announce the upcoming sale of their business via Google+, Twitter, Facebook, or other social networks? +Robert Scoble have you? +Danielle Gould maybe you know? I never have, and nobody I’ve spoken to has but after careful consideration, we thought, why not. :)

Media, please cover this if you deem it newsworthy, +The Next Web, +TechCrunch, +Mashable, +Inc., +Jason Salas, +Amber Mac, +Cali Lewis, +Mike Elgan, +Leo Laporte, and others! :)

Share please
There are oodles of entrepreneurs and companies who might have an interest in buying this business, so please share away. Let’s make history as the first company both launched and sold on Google+!___

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2014-07-13 14:33:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Congrats in advance. 

Congrats in advance. ___

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2014-08-13 18:09:20 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Amazing stuff! Wow!

From article: Take a complicated command like “Give me a flight to Dallas with a seat that Shaq could fit in.” Viv will parse the sentence and then it will perform its best trick: automatically generating a quick, efficient program to link third-party sources of information together—say, Kayak, SeatGuru, and the NBA media guide—so it can identify available flights with lots of legroom. And it can do all of this in a fraction of a second.

Amazing stuff! Wow!

From article: Take a complicated command like “Give me a flight to Dallas with a seat that Shaq could fit in.” Viv will parse the sentence and then it will perform its best trick: automatically generating a quick, efficient program to link third-party sources of information together—say, Kayak, SeatGuru, and the NBA media guide—so it can identify available flights with lots of legroom. And it can do all of this in a fraction of a second.___

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2014-08-04 17:47:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I wonder if they'll try fining the writer of this article or maybe even me for posting it... :)

I wonder if they'll try fining the writer of this article or maybe even me for posting it... :)___

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2014-08-10 18:07:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Great article. 

Great article. ___

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2014-05-24 17:23:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Excellent tool!

Excellent tool!___

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2014-10-12 04:54:19 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 33 +1s)Open 

Absolutely spot on +Mike Elgan!

Fantastic!

Why Google+ is the place for passions

The single biggest controversy about social media, and one that has persisted for two or three years now without resolution, is whether Google+ is a dying wasteland of non-activity, or a hive of conversation and engagement.

It can't be both. So which is it? And why can't this fundamental question be answered?

I believe I have the key to the puzzle, and I'll attempt to solve it once and for all.

Here what the Twitter people and the Facebook people don't understand about the Google+ people: 

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2824613/why-google-is-the-place-for-passions.html

#googleplus

(Pic props: http://goo.gl/K75VYX )___Absolutely spot on +Mike Elgan!

Fantastic!

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2014-05-26 17:32:17 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

This will be a game changer. Bring it on. 

This will be a game changer. Bring it on. ___

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2014-05-28 19:07:06 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Good article on driverless cars. Nice work +Sergey Brin.

Good article on driverless cars. Nice work +Sergey Brin.___

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