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John Nuntiatio0#circles #share #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news 2014-04-19 09:15:57302010CC G+
Jasmina Brozović0HAPPY EASTER CIRCLE of Top G+ EngagersHappy Easter Weekend!#circles #circlethis #circleyoushare #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #sharedcircle #circleshare   #circle     #motivateme  2014-04-19 08:52:0638911818CC G+
Christy Sandhoff32,450Nigil HaroonShared publicly  -  Yesterday 7:52 PM #CircleShareSuper Awesome CircleMy Dear FriendsAfter a short gap I am back with this circle of awesome people. The majority of people here are constant engagers in google plus and have become very close friends. Thanks to them I am encouraged to do better each day. There are some super G+ stars with large fan following and engagement scores that I included for the benefit of everybody in the circle. Those who add the members and share the circle will benefit as well. I encourage you to do so, especially if you are just starting up on G+.Good luck to everybody and have a great rest of the week.2014-04-16 19:24:5240110420CC G+
Nigil Haroon8,185Super Awesome CircleMy Dear FriendsAfter a short gap I am back with this circle of awesome people. The majority of people here are constant engagers in google plus and have become very close friends. Thanks to them I am encouraged to do better each day. There are some super G+ stars with large fan following and engagement scores that I included for the benefit of everybody in the circle. Those who add the members and share the circle will benefit as well. I encourage you to do so, especially if you are just starting up on G+.Good luck to everybody and have a great rest of the week.#circleshare   #circlesharing   #circle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #circlecount   #circlecircle   #naturephotographers   #naturephotography   #birdphotography   #birdphotographers  #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circleoftheweek   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharepoint   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   #engagersshowcasecircle   #socialmedia   #googleplustips   #googleplus  #circle 2014-04-16 02:52:204741155899CC G+
Chris Cota24,003The Snowball Circle #taxday is in Effect. We have over 20 new members and as the tradition as been started I will continue to share this circle everytime it grows.Trending #taxday #googleglass  Follow all steps below for it to work.OK awesome on each   #snowballcircle share we average 50 engagements. I have passed 23,000   #folllowers gaining 1300 a month. TO BE A PART of the most active circle on   #google plus it is simple!1. ADD the circle this insures you stay in it.2. Share the post.3. Plus the post4. Comment to be added once you have done this!That is all simple right!+Linda Dee +Tazein Mirza Saad +Soko Llc. - Soko Marketing +MONTLICK & ASSOCIATES, Georgia Injury Attorneys +Karen Michelle +shane wahner +Google Glass +Mott Marvin Kornicki +Mike Pachulski +Daniel Stock +Scott Buehler +ATL Computer Dude +MORE CRAZY ENTERTAINMENT +5ive Mics 2014-04-15 14:59:0036291432CC G+
Daniel Mihai Popescu44,271My Peacemakers!It's an old circle of highly valuable friends :)A "+1" will be highly regarded when I'll find again the opportunity to log here. You see me posting, but I do it from my browser. If you feel neglected, please don't be, because you are all in my heart, in your deserved place. #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle #maximumperformance Have a nice week, dear friends and future friends!2014-04-14 19:41:21494393150CC G+
Ernesto Pramasetya1,171Add these amazing people. To be added in my next circles:1. Add me/these people into your cicles2. Plus this post3. Share this post4. Leave a commentThank you!2014-04-11 12:42:07375428CC G+
Mohit khoshiya6,881#circle #circles #circleshare #circleshares #circleshared #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #follow #followme #followers #following #authicle #authiclecircleshare #authiclecircle #authiclevol45  #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup 2014-04-10 17:04:56404161020CC G+
Catherine Tramell2,290My April Google + circleJoin this circle and also shareWelcome to  my latest Full Circle Edition of people who wish to be Discovered and also wish to find interesting G+ members themselves! few suggestion and request1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above #Dublin   #uk   #london   #vacation  #circle #circles #circleshare #circleshares #circleshared #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #follow #followme #followers #following #authicle #authiclecircleshare #authiclecircle #authiclevol46 #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer 2014-04-09 05:09:39216549CC G+
Shameek Holder2,634 This circle has been updated with more people that like to share and post social media related content. If you want to be a part of this circle. Be sure to share or plus one this post. Or share the original circle and comment so I know to add you.  Thank you. Original circle ==> https://plus.google.com/u/0/+ShameekHolder1/posts/eFfur25Cxzr2014-04-07 08:47:1636626927CC G+
Core Marketing5,434Hello guys and girls!It's finally time to share one great circle full of interesting people and businesses!Here we go:1. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle!#awesome      #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles    #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles    #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday      #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles      #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing      #sharingcircle 2014-04-06 07:04:21496211933CC G+
martin shervington343,845A circle of thanks on a fine Friday in April!It has been an AMAZING couple of weeks and I want to give a quick shout out to you all for being around. Especially thanks to everyone for their support around the conference last week, and with the PYB Academy announcement yesterday.And if you weren't involved in either then you probably said something that made me chuckle or smile.Have a lovely weekend and catch you soon! #thanksfromthebrit  2014-04-04 14:28:291457130111CC G+
Logan Lynn Roberts20,34820,000 FOLLOWERS in about 6 MONTHS!!Please use hashtag #logiebearcircleshare  when sharing!It is my honor & pleasure to share this awesome circle of my most engaged followers & the people who bring value to my Google+ Stream each & every day! I highly recommend that you follow all of them & then share this awesome circle & share the value with your contacts!Thank you so much to all of my followers, you have made Google+ my home & I can't tell you how much I appreciate your support! Again, everyone please add this circle, +1 & it! #sharedcircles   #circleshares   #sexyos   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircle #logiebearcircleshare  Here's what I'm really excited about lately:What is CBD? I Googled it for you: http://loloves.it/googleCBD4meMy Pinterest Boards have over 600 Cannabis related articles: http://pinterest.com/thecbdwayHere is a video about how CBD has saved people's lives: http://loloves.it/CBDcuresJoin the movement to introduce CBD-rich hemp oil products to all 50 States LEGALLY for the first time ever and learn about the opportunity to make extra money doing it: Click here: http://loloves.it/joinCBD#CBD #cannabis #hemp #medicalmarijuana #marijuanalegalization #hempVAP #kannaway   #kway  2014-04-04 06:59:04482188156171CC G+
Allan watson1,350 The High-Quality Travel Writer and Photography Circle!#travelwriters   #sharedcircle   #photography   #circleshare   #travelbloggers   #photographers   #landscapephotography   #circle   #naturephotography   #travel  #CircleSharing#SharedCircles#Circle#CircleOfTheDay#SharedPublicCircles#buy_GooglePlus_followers#GooglePlusTips#Google+#Engagers#Google#EngagersCircle#PublicSharedCircles#TeamElite#Circles#SocialMedia#teamelitecircle#SharedCircleOfTheDay#TopEngagers#Blogging#SEO #circle #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedcircles 2014-04-03 11:48:573307710CC G+
Plus Your Business!5,422Social Media Marketing World Conference 2014Want to build your Google+ network with people connected to social media marketing?Simply add this circle in to help your network grow on Google+People in this circle, including the PYB page, were all actively involved in the conference - either speaking/attending or posting/tweeting. #socialmediamarketing  2014-04-02 16:42:161243417CC G+
Marius Gheghici1,786Great people Shared Circle v 1.7+1 this postCommentAdd all these amazing peopleshare the circle (don't forget to add yourself in shared circle)Have a nice day2014-04-02 15:27:30498191632CC G+
Lư Thăng14,522Chia sẻ vòng mới cho các bạn add thêm nhiều bạn <32014-04-01 04:23:55494221231CC G+
Jean-Marc Luna36,938My buddies (432/1)of the G+ villageI am happy to share (finally) my first big circles (432/1 and 432/2) with you. It is also a way to thank you and to inform you of my consideration.You will find in these two circles all the people I follow regularly since my first steps on Google+ and which accompany me for soon two years in this beautiful adventure, bringing every day, by their sympathy, their humor, their knowledge, their generosity and their open-mindedness, a bit extra to my everyday life.I do not know everybody, I have crossed the path with some, I communicate more with some and many people became friends, thing which I did not expect by landing here.When I began, I was lucky enough to discover new interesting people, thanks to the system of circles sharing, and I hope that these both will be for you of the same utility.If you add a “plus”, maybe it will have an impact on climate change,if you share this circle, maybe Putin is going to get married with an ukrainian women in 2014,if you include me in your circles, maybe it will solve the problem of hunger in the world,Maybe ... but in fact, nothing is sure ;)A good day to all :)With a special thought for #dirktalamasca   #sharedcircles   #circles   #circlesharing  2014-03-31 15:25:36432633258CC G+
Daniel Mihai Popescu42,089This is Cats 2, a growing circle :) #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle #maximumperformance (based on Cat Circle recently shared by +Simona AN , meaning that a little bit more than a third is taken from there, and if there are actually more than that, this is a pure coincidence)Just a "+1" will be enough, my friends and future friends :)2014-03-31 12:46:11386343141CC G+
Ian Archibald19,730People I Learn FromWe all have people we like to learn from, who we might look up to to act as a mentor and people we connect with.  This share is people who meet these criteria for me.I haven't crafted any circle shares of late, and those who remember the shares that I created during Christmas took a lot of effort - sorting through 100's of posts, locating the top people/posts/engagement, etc.  The last significant one I did took me over 7 hours to produce.  I really enjoy creating them, but alas I don't have that much time.Who's in this circle?A lot of people you likely know and may already have circled. There are educators, scientists, speakers, developers, SEO Experts and just plain awesome people.I know many people like to add rules to their circle shares. Personally, I don't. There are many reasons for this, but let's just say, I don't like spam and the countless BS Community requests that surely follow. In short, don't blindly add people just for the sake of doing so.How Can I Get Into This Circle?I don't add people blindly.  Each person in this list has been vetted. If there needs to be some rules to end up here...• Be active - No activity = no circle.• Create Quality Content - I want to hear what you have to say• Be Original - Be Awesome• Engage with people. If you're not being seen, who will find you?Hope you all have a great week!2014-03-31 01:02:36186182222CC G+
Dylan Cuffy9,742#WhatLiesAground  (originally posted March 29)Ten more followers till this Fab circle is done. Say hello to +Brandon Leibowitz and the others I don't have time to remember (since I added them many weeks ago). If Jingles says "mentioned in post", then you're already there. Enjoy your night, fellows!NEXT UPDATE: 500 followers, ETA sometime in early April.2014-03-30 00:00:09490308CC G+
Daniel Mihai Popescu41,745I do not remember why I have called this circle Zero when I gave it this final form. Anyway, it's a circle of value, it's not a "push". So, don't feel obliged with anything. A "+1" will be greatly appreciated.Thank you very much! #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle   #maximumperformance  I still have some great difficulties to connect properly to G+, so I hope that you understand that. "Engagement" means connecting. I have to assure you that you haven't lost me :) Of course, if you feel that I don't "interact" with you as much as you like, don't be afraid and uncircle me! 2014-03-28 10:52:1148713273168CC G+
Shameek Holder1,922A circle of people that like to share and post social media related content. If you want to be a part of this circle. Be sure to share or plus one this post. Thank you.2014-03-25 02:33:07361382442CC G+
亗 Dr. Emporio Efikz 亗7,563Special Circle for social media influencer. The most important is Reshared this circle, for enlarge the our circles.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)Via +Raffaele Romeo Arena 2014-03-23 22:14:49362402044CC G+
martin shervington335,921My circle of thanks!Thanks to everyone for their support good humor and gentle encouragement over the past few weeks.San Diego is a great place to 'be' for a while, and yet you all make me feel connected when I get back from a surf, hop out the hot tub, trek back from some fish tacos, etc. :DHave a great weekend and see ya'll soon.2014-03-21 18:18:5110746874CC G+
Raffaele Romeo Arena27,213Social Media Circle #socialmediamarketing  #corsogoogleplus #socialmedia  #TOPSEO #SharedCircle of #SEOTopEngagers   #SEO  Special Circle for social media influencer. The most important is Reshared this circle, for enlarge the our circles.To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - 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 ...        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 circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) https://plus.google.com/101934378356376916861/posts#SEOsharedcircle   #socialmediamarketing   #seosocial   #seo   #searchengineoptimizationcircle   #seoprohets   #seoengagers   #seomasters   #seoevangelists   #seostrategists   #googlenotprovided   #seoprofessionals   #sem #ottimizzazionemotoridiricerca   #optimizaciondelmotordebúsqueda   #searchengineoptimization   #mobilemarketing   #socialmediatips   #socialmediastrategy   #mercoledì   2014-03-19 18:06:2535612783159CC G+
Augmented Reality Developers5,237hello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-03-19 13:06:29274627CC G+
Augmented Reality Developers5,237hello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-03-19 13:05:5949411713CC G+
Augmented Reality Developers5,237hello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-03-19 13:05:454948613CC G+
Augmented Reality Developers5,237hello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-03-19 13:05:38495437CC G+
Augmented Reality Developers5,237hello my circles, if you want you can follow me here on g+ (http://goo.gl/AZMKpu)or facebook (http://goo.gl/Y2RkGW)have a good day#awesome       #awesomepeople       #chadwick       #circle     #circles   #circlesharing       #circleshare       #circleoftheday     #circleplus #followers     #gplus       #public       #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles       #reshare       #reshared     #reshareday     #resharetags     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou       #sharing     #sharingcircle #tcs  2014-03-19 13:05:17499539CC G+
Jasmina Brozović42,870SPRING COLLECTION of ENGAGERS - March 2014Let's welcome spring with some awesome G+ engagers :-)#circles #circlethis #circleyoushare #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #sharedcircle #circleshare   #circle     #motivateme  2014-03-19 07:13:2041316564135CC G+
Jennifer Stelzer, Licensed Massage Therapist2,589Hello My G+ Friends!!! This is my 'St Patty's Day Circle Share'!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This circle contains some of the best people I follow on G+! I have included many photographers, small businesses & of course, top highly followed G+ VIPs! Feel free to add this circle to your page for amazing daily content!If you would like to continue to be included in my circles, I always appreciate a +1, follow & share! Feel free to comment if you are not in this circle, but would like to be included in a future circle!~Please let me know ASAP if you have been included in this circle but would like to be removed~Thank you to all my G+ friends!  #googlecircleshare   #googlepluscircles   #circleshare  2014-03-17 07:41:27452602737CC G+
Daniel Mihai Popescu40,296This is Clare, a circle based on something created with great taste by +Clare Patrick :)If you want to add it, it'll be to your own comfort, otherwise, a "+1" will be greatly appreciated! #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle I wish you'll never experience my technical problems :)2014-03-16 23:06:2839210650157CC G+
Circle to Circle2,450*MIXX AND MATCH*  *POWERHOUSE CIRCLE VOL 2*#circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #share   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #engagers   #engagerscircle   #engagerspeople   #engagersshowcasecircle   #publicsharedcircles   #wordpress   #seo   #affiliatemarketing   #googleplus   #socialmedia   #blogger   #blogging     #zacclune   #brenthanson  #cityoftreesrealestate.com #jeremiahbullock2014-03-16 18:06:14364261732CC G+
Anette Sjöö9,182(¯`♥´¯)...`•.¸.•´(¯`♥´¯)..**.`•.¸.•´(¯`♥´¯)..**.`•.¸.•´My CIRCLE of #topengagers #circle My FIRST circle that I have choosed to call: #googlePlusCyberFamily  ♥#circleshare #circleoftheday #circlesharing #growthcircle ♥FEEL FREE to #sharedpubliccircles ♥#circleoffriends #circleofrandomness #lovecircle #googlepluscircles 2014-03-16 05:58:32482594953CC G+
Jean-Marc Luna35,467Learning with friendsCircle of thanksIt is time for me to apply for my small business all what I've learned here in recent months.By sharing this circle, I want to thank those with whom I have gained a better knowledge of best practices of the Internet and information, particularly about G+ which represents now (and tomorrow) an enormous part of the Web dynamics.I named this circle "Learning with friends" because it sums up for me a big part of that is Google+.1- Learning, because these people have given me valuable assistance by sharing their knowledge and their information and they have convinced me by their active presence of the importance of spending time on G+, of learn more and always consider the long term.2- Friends, because they do it with generosity, not against party, in a spirit of exchange and mutual enrichment, as friends do.The common vector is that I always read their posts carefully.I communicate regularly with some, I just "plus" with others (often because my bad english keeps me better participate) to mark my interest and I discovered regularly (often in comments) new people who all publish / share high quality stuff.Thank you +martin shervington, +Denis Labelle, +Dustin W. Stout, +Jens Graikowski, +Christine DeGraff, +Eli Fennell, +Frank Gainsford, +John Kellden, +David Amerland, +Luis Galarza, +Mike Allton, +Max Huijgen, +Michael Bennett, +2014-03-13 01:52:247031634CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,572#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-12 06:21:31469006CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,572#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-12 06:20:51469102CC G+
martin shervington326,999Circle of thanks!Well, it has been another excellent week and I want to say thanks to you all. So, if you are in the circle you've done something, said something, or simply were 'about', and I want you to know I appreciate you being there.Have an excellent weekend and catch you all soon! #thankyou  2014-03-07 19:11:26144621691CC G+
John L0Hello guys you can add this circle and meet wonderful people. This circle is originally shared by +Ralf Skirr.2014-03-07 08:18:3544615214CC G+
Stephan Hovnanian27,240Google+ Starter CircleIn my second ebook in the Google+ Pro Tips series (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU1JXUY) I reference two circles that will help newcomers to Google+ get their feet wet in a big way. This one includes people and pages who regularly post about Google+, and whose primary business revolves around Google+. There are obviously dozens more amazing users here that would fit this description, but I know these users well enough to recommend them within my ebook.Pick up a copy of Google+ Pro Tips: Managing Your Google+ Circles on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU1JXUY  _(you do not need a Kindle device to read these, just a free reader app on iOS, Android, or PC)._  #googleplus   #stephanhovprotip     #stephanhovnanian  2014-03-06 22:52:14275322CC G+
Corlis Gray5,393Shared Circle of Bloggers V55These are people that really engage with posts.  I mean REALLY.  Plussers, sharers, circle adders, you name it!  Every post every time!  Awesome people if you ask me!Want more followers?  Want people that engage with your posts?  What people that care about growing your followers as much as theirs?  Please follow these steps:1. +1 (please)2. Share this circle publicly. (show them love, and they'll show you love in return)3. Add this circle to your circles.4.  Share this circle (adding yourself of course!)#circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #circleshareoftheday   #sharedacirclewithyou   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircle #chicagoweddingphotographers   #chicagoweddingphotography   #chicagoweddingphotographer  http://corlisandmegangray.com2014-03-05 21:59:1944712323CC G+
Circle to Circle1,663ENGAGERS CIRCLE Curated by @Opajdara(5th Edition)This is a circle of truly amazing and creative individuals. Most people are the ones I've been interacting with for years here and on other social networks, mixed in with some new friends I've made recently. All people here are very active on Google+ and worth adding to your circles. They come from different countries and backgrounds, some of them are bloggers and social media professionals, others are artists, musicians, writers, photographers… They are not a shy group by any means. All you have to do is reach out and most of them will reciprocate the engagement. -----------------------------------------For those who don't know, I am sharing two of my circles every month: ENGAGERS: Those who have interacted with me in some way (either by plussing, commenting, and/or sharing my posts, or by participating in my communities), andINSPIRING: https://plus.google.com/115150058179114869418/posts/hhBKXivrf4xMainly photographers, but also other people who I find post original and interesting content.To get into my circles is real simple: either engage with my posts, or keep sharing quality content. If you want me to notice you, be active in one or all of my communities (see below).To connect with me - Opajdara, the best place is my xeeme page: http://xeeme.com/opajdara or http://www.opajdara.com/ -----------------------------------------MY PAGES AND COMMUNITIES(Feel free to join if any of the topics interest you)FRIEND FILERIf you need more shared circles, check out the ones posted by +Friend Filer. If what you are looking for is to grow your audience, expand your reach on Google+ and connect with people on other social networks, I also recommend joining their community at http://bit.ly/1f6AUpH.MOON PHOTOGRAPHYTake a look at +Moonipulations, it's the place for all Moon lovers. Here you will find not only the photoshopped pics as the name indicates, but also the most beautiful moonscapes. If you want to jump in and share your photos,  join Moonipulations community: http://bit.ly/194vpSNROAD PHOTOGRAPHYThis is something I really love, to see an open road in front of me. If you feel the same, come join us and share your most beautiful road pics here: http://bit.ly/18rY1cnAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHYA place for those of us who like to see how earth looks from the sky. A refreshing change of perspective. Take a look for yourself: http://bit.ly/1mOSZA7MOTION PHOTOGRAPHYLook at the world around you - it's in constant motion. Stop for a moment and take a shot of it, then share it with us here:  http://bit.ly/1fI9xGqSHADOW PHOTOGRAPHYVisit the showcase of beautiful and creative shadow photography. Shadows can add a lot to a photograph. They can emphasize emotions, create surreal images, and be used in a variety of ways. If you are interested in exploring this fascinating interaction of darkness and light, please join us: http://bit.ly/16tts8kRAIN PHOTOGRAPHYBad weather can give us some of the most beautiful photography. Rain in itself is the master of special effects; from lightning strikes to water drops, mirror reflections to blurring colours. This is the place to share in the beauty of rain photography: http://bit.ly/16tts8kCITYSCAPES AND SKYLINESIt's what it is: beautiful cityscapes and skylines pics, join us here and feel free to share your photos too! 2014-03-05 16:01:14436302747CC G+
Dubie Bacino68,973ENGAGERS CIRCLE Curated by @Opajdara (5th Edition)This is a circle of truly amazing and creative individuals. Most people are the ones I've been interacting with for years here and on other social networks, mixed in with some new friends I've made recently. All people here are very active on Google+ and worth adding to your circles. They come from different countries and backgrounds, some of them are bloggers and social media professionals, others are artists, musicians, writers, photographers… They are not a shy group by any means. All you have to do is reach out and most of them will reciprocate the engagement. -----------------------------------------For those who don't know, I am sharing two of my circles every month: ENGAGERS: Those who have interacted with me in some way (either by plussing, commenting, and/or sharing my posts, or by participating in my communities), andINSPIRING: https://plus.google.com/115150058179114869418/posts/hhBKXivrf4xMainly photographers, but also other people who I find post original and interesting content.To get into my circles is real simple: either engage with my posts, or keep sharing quality content. If you want me to notice you, be active in one or all of my communities (see below).To connect with me - Opajdara, the best place is my xeeme page: http://xeeme.com/opajdara or http://www.opajdara.com/ -----------------------------------------MY PAGES AND COMMUNITIES(Feel free to join if any of the topics interest you)FRIEND FILERIf you need more shared circles, check out the ones posted by +Friend Filer. If what you are looking for is to grow your audience, expand your reach on Google+ and connect with people on other social networks, I also recommend joining their community at http://bit.ly/1f6AUpH.MOON PHOTOGRAPHYTake a look at +Moonipulations, it's the place for all Moon lovers. Here you will find not only the photoshopped pics as the name indicates, but also the most beautiful moonscapes. If you want to jump in and share your photos,  join Moonipulations community: http://bit.ly/194vpSNROAD PHOTOGRAPHYThis is something I really love, to see an open road in front of me. If you feel the same, come join us and share your most beautiful road pics here: http://bit.ly/18rY1cnAERIAL PHOTOGRAPHYA place for those of us who like to see how earth looks from the sky. A refreshing change of perspective. Take a look for yourself: http://bit.ly/1mOSZA7MOTION PHOTOGRAPHYLook at the world around you - it's in constant motion. Stop for a moment and take a shot of it, then share it with us here:  http://bit.ly/1fI9xGqSHADOW PHOTOGRAPHYVisit the showcase of beautiful and creative shadow photography. Shadows can add a lot to a photograph. They can emphasize emotions, create surreal images, and be used in a variety of ways. If you are interested in exploring this fascinating interaction of darkness and light, please join us: http://bit.ly/16tts8kRAIN PHOTOGRAPHYBad weather can give us some of the mo2014-03-05 11:40:35496210216245CC G+
Brian Mcquillan3,088Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!  Meet new people who will engage with you and as always add major PPPllllluuuuSSSS OnEs!!!!!!!!  Welcome to +Circle your Circle with Circles!!!!   :D  Thanks for the support.To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create a new circle name on the top left3-  Click "Create Circle" 4 - share the new circle (include yourself) 5 - add +1 to this post 6- enjoy your new fRiEnDs!!!More you share more you get!#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #empireavenue   #socialmedia     #influencers   #influencer   #influence   #influencermarketing #sundaycircle   #circlesunday   #circlesundaycircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday     #circleshare     2014-03-05 09:54:52446151020CC G+
Cristian Teodoridis3,819Another cool circle, an eclectic mix of people. Just like playing G+ Russian Roulette! :)2014-03-04 21:06:034018312CC G+
Daniel Mihai Popescu39,070The Engagers!I have experimenting some technical difficulties with G+, so please be patient with me.If by "engagement" you meaning "sharing circles", it's something I have ceased to do from a few months now.It is more important to be in a circle, so people who add it, will add you as well, don't you think?I do not pretend anything from you in exchange to be in my circles, even if I know that it is customary to promise the moon if someone shares your circles and pats your back (this is a very euphemistic way of putting the problem). My circles are not based on that. I have expressed my opinions several times, so who knows me, in fact knows them too. I'm not teasing "new" ones to add me back, so that's not my circles' purpose.I have shared this one with the circle too, and  I hope you are all, just fine :)A "plus one" will be greatly appreciated. Thank you! #danielmihaipopescusharedcircle If I forgot someone, don't worry, I have many circles and circles combinations :) I have shared so little in the last weeks, because I couldn't log into G+ directly. Today looks like a miracle. Yesterday I could log for exactly ten minutes. But I keep the flow open, because I post directly from the browser or the blogs which have G+ buttons.The thing I'm most sorry for not being able to log in, is that I can't say "happy birthday" to the people celebrating their birthdays when I'm not here :)I hope they'll understand.2014-03-04 20:56:2045712276168CC G+
Thomas Kohler2,762To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Do +1 the post.  2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (pets, travel, marketing, funny people, ...)3 - Include the circle among your circles.   4 - Share the circle (include yourself). #circleshare #sharedcircle  2014-03-04 17:43:41447181223CC G+
Ralf Skirr14,917The How To Get Started With Shared Circles V2 Circle! Lots of people re-share other people’s shared circle by simply clicking the share button on the circle post. THIS circle is a starting point and a short introduction into creating your OWN shared circles.Just Published - My EPIC Circles Tutorial.5,000 Words. 29,000 Pixels long. Check it out:http://ralfskirr.com/google-plus-circles-tutorial-for-businessFor The Critics: Did you bother to take a look? This is an excellent circle that I've put together over 6 weeks. When you add these people to your circles you'll get an amazing variety of interesting, entertaining, and educational content. From G+ gurus as well as from people with only a few dozen followers but amazing profiles.Back to How-to-get-started...Of course, if you don't feel like creating your own circle, you can simply share the traditional way: 1. Click the share button below and share. 2. Plus one this post. 3. Comment on this post. [Will add you to my upcoming engagers circle.]Quick start steps for creating your own shared circle:Create the new circle1. In the circle below click ‘Add people.’ A popup will open where you can create a new circle.2. Type a new name for your new circle, and click the button ‘Create [name of your circle] circle.’ You will now have a new circle with the 450 people from the circle I created. Google sends you to the circle page in your browser. From there you can share right away:How to share your new circleIf you want to share the 450 people circle without adding more people:1. From the circle page, click the ‘Share circle’ arrow in the round circle icon. A popup opens where you can share.2. Check ‘Include yourself in shared circle.’3. Add a comment.4. Click ‘Share.’If you want to add people to the circle before sharing:Simply visit your circles or your stream and hover over the names from people you like to add and add them to your new circle like you always add people to circles: by checking the box with the circle name.To share the circle after you've added your own people:1. Place your cursor in the top left corner for the Google+ main menu. Click ‘People. ‘2. Click ‘Your circles.  ‘3. Select the circle that you’d like to share. 4. Click the ‘Share circle’ arrow in the round circle icon. A popup opens where you can share.5. Check ‘Include yourself in shared circle.’6. Add a comment.’7. Click ‘Share.’Before you share a circle, you might want to get an idea who is actually in this circle!What's NOT in this circle:No spammers. No offensive content. No inactive people.Who I've added:- I've put a lot of time into finding interesting people. Not all 450, but lots of people who are active posters, posting a variety of topics on g+. - An even smaller [than last time] pinch of 'the usual suspects,' i.e. people active in circle sharing.- A few people who have helped me to grow my following, i.e. who have RECENTLY included me in their shared circles. Including them here is a THANK YOU for their support!AND A SPECIAL SHOUTOUT for the amazing admins of our community BLOGGERS OF GOOGLE PLUS+Julie DeNeen +elizabeth obih-frank 2014-03-04 16:51:4545012590129CC G+


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2014-04-19 15:18:15 (0 comments, 11 reshares, 26 +1s)

Google+ Help Tips
1. Who Should You Circle?: goo.gl/RoNPvA
2. Make use of Google+ tours: goo.gl/c5RZFy
3. Photos: goo.gl/fF6lth
4.  Save posts, articles and ideas on G+: goo.gl/WSN8Ov
5. 3 steps to more privacy on your G+ profile: goo.gl/u3I3Wv
6. Actively managing your community membership: goo.gl/TVymDg
7. How to explore and join Communities: goo.gl/zL2pl3
8. How to send feedback on G+: goo.gl/VvLWoX 
9. Make Your G+ Photos “Auto Awesome”: goo.gl/UdahMn
10. Automatically share your blog posts to Google+: goo.gl/sHDbhm
11. Ways to use Google+ photo editing: goo.gl/Byk90r
12. Let hashtags find fun posts for you: goo.gl/MWWD4i
13. Make your Communities happier and healthier: goo.gl/DoByrf
14. Do More with Your Photos From AutoBacku... more »

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2014-04-19 15:04:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

Quotegraphic All the Things

Yo dawg, I heard you like quotegraphics, so I quotegraphic'd these quotegraphics so you can quotegraphic while you quotegraphic!

Gosh, that Xzibit meme never gets old. Or maybe I just like to pretend that's the case.

Anyways, I just published a page where I will now put all of my quotegraphics for your viewing and sharing pleasure.

View all the quoted goodness here: http://dustn.tv/quotegraphics/

You're free to use and share any image on that page as long as it's properly attributed.

Enjoy!

#quotegraphics #quotes 

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2014-04-19 08:15:33 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 30 +1s)

"Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility." - Saint Augustine

Lacking humility will stunt your growth in more ways than you'll ever be able to quantify. It may feel good to feed your ego, but in the end you'll have nothing but hollow, puffed up pride to keep you company. 

Stay humble. Stay hungry. Never stop learning from others. 

This is a lesson I keep coming back to as I build dustn.tv into the greatest online resource for creative social media. It wont happen until I've put myself completely aside and help as many people as possible reach their online goals. 

So how can I help you?

#creativity   #inspirational   #quote   #dustntv  

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2014-04-19 03:30:32 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 51 +1s)

Getting my fix of vegetarian fed, antibiotic-free beef. Oh, and sweet potato fries! 

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2014-04-19 02:27:55 (15 comments, 14 reshares, 81 +1s)

This Is What Happens When You Do Google+ Right

It's no secret that I love Google+. This chart shows that despite what any expert will tell you, Google+ can be the absolute best network for sharing your content, making new connections, and cultivating a powerful community of supporters. Period.

When you focus on quality, consistency, and being genuinely helpful (not just soliciting click-throughs) your results will amaze you!

Is this something you might be interested in learning more about? Would you be interested in Google+ specific tips and possibly even some premium courses?

If so, let me know in the comments and be sure to keep us circled! I'm looking for some passionate dustn.tv readers who want to take their Google+ presence to new heights.

#socialmedia #marketing #googleplus #dustntv

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2014-04-18 23:56:59 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 36 +1s)

You Are Creative

You may not believe me (or maybe you do) but no matter what you skill level or experience, you are creative.

I'm determined to prove it. Even if I have to drag it out of you kicking and screaming, I will pull it out. I'll reach into your very soul... Okay maybe that's a little over the top... Lol

My Insiders List is about to start getting a weekly email from me that will both encourage and challenge he them to tap into their creative potential and use it to take their social media presence to the next level.

If you're not already a part of my insiders, you can join up here: http://dustn.tv/newsletter

Go ahead, do it-- do it now! (In best Arnold impression)

#creativity #socialmedia 

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2014-04-18 15:59:16 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

It's #MustSeeHOAFriday  again!  Quite a line up today so just cancel your plans already:  

9am MT/11amET - +Ryan Hanley of #ContentWarfare  & +David Amerland get their chat on about how to Harness Semantic Search -  http://bit.ly/PbQsQQ

10am MT/12pm ET - +The Mia Connect Power Chat will be talking with #MomsWhoMeanBusiness  !  +Azlin Bloor +Cynthia Sanchez +Joann Woolley +Leah Segedie +Maggie Unzueta & +Renae Christine - these ladies are OFF THE CHAIN so stop by for a #FireHouseOfFun  hour of discussion.  http://bit.ly/TMCPC41814
#BatCrapCrazy   #GetYourLearnOn  

11am MT/1pm ET - Good Day Google Plus with my brotha +Chef Dennis Littley. Today's tppic "Improving Life in Our Crazy World"   And what a well rounded guest panel: +Wayne Meador +Scott Scowcroft +Lonni Lattie & +Kristin Drysdale - Come on over!  http://bit.ly/PbRgFsmore »

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2014-04-18 04:57:22 (28 comments, 6 reshares, 48 +1s)

How Many Tricks Will It Take?

...to get to 1,000 followers? Do I have to walk on my hands and navigate through a line of bright orange cones?!

C'mon people! Must. Try. Plus. Post. Ads! 

#shameless   #raceto1000  

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2014-04-18 02:52:44 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 42 +1s)

Creativity Requires You To See the World Differently 

Einstein understood this when he made his famous quote about imagination vs. knowledge. He understood that in order to unlock the creative potential inside all of us we need to _see the world differently. 

This post is a challenge to do just that: http://dustn.tv/see-differently/

My challenge to you is to take the advice in the full article linked above and to see something differently every single day. Exercise that creative muscle and see what wonders happen! 

#creativity   #inspiration   #dustntv  

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2014-04-17 23:31:21 (6 comments, 7 reshares, 24 +1s)

How to Chose Arresting Images for Your Blog Posts

This is part of a series that +Demian Farnworth and +Jerod Morris are doing for +Copyblogger on 11 Essential Ingredients of a Blog Post. 

It's a quick read and less than 15min podcast that will help you wrap your mind around the how-to of choosing the right imagery for your blog posts! Really solid advice and they even threw in some great resources to find great images! 

Click through to the link below to read/listen!

#blogging   #visualcontentmarketing  

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2014-04-17 14:43:05 (11 comments, 10 reshares, 37 +1s)

Google Analytics Changes Terminology

Google Analytics has quietly changed the terminology they use within the reports to change what they call "_visits_" and "_unique visitors."

Now, visits are "_sessions" and unique visitors are "_users_."

Nothing else seems to have changed.

ht +Barry Schwartz and +Nikhil Raj 

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2014-04-17 08:43:40 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 49 +1s)

Those Who Arrive First Benefit Most

"It is much harder to build an audience when you're just following the crowd. Those who arrive first benefit most." 

I said this in a tweet last week in response to someone who tweeted about their audience not being on Google+ so they don't see much value in it.

My audience wasn't on Google+ when I started here. Was yours? 

I'm doing a piece for dustn.tv about how successful people are not the ones following the crowd to find their audience-- successful people and businesses are the ones storming new frontiers and creating new audiences. 

Do you have any examples (feel free to +mention them in the comments) of people or brands who have done a great job at this? Who have you seen that was courageous enough to venture into unknown territory and create a new audience?

#s... more »

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2014-04-17 04:51:38 (7 comments, 9 reshares, 53 +1s)

Intern Staff is Standing by to Test +Post Ads

Unfortunately we can't try out the new +Post ads until we have 1,000 followers. So yes, this is a shameless attempt at using a cat gif to help make that happen! 

But hey, +Ben Fisher  and +Aaron Wood said to do it and it seems to work really well for the great +martin shervington so why not?

U kno u luv teh kittehs anywayze. 

Image credit: http://dustn.ws/P6HEf1

#caturdayeveryday   #shameless  

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2014-04-16 20:41:44 (5 comments, 5 reshares, 19 +1s)

+Post Ads Are Here

Google has now released this ad capability to any advertiser with a minimum of 1000 Google+ followers. Advertisers can choose to make a post to their Google+ page an interactive ad within the Google display network.

Additionally, Google is rolling out the option to make a Hangout On Air a +post, as well as the option of having your most recent post automatically be used as a +post ad. Facebook has a similar feature within Facebook Advertising to automatically promote your most recent post, and it's extremely efficient and effective.

The original story below has more detailed information and examples, and will continue to be updated.

What do you think? Will +post ads be effective at not only promoting a business, but also making Google+ a more ingrained and mainstream facet of the Internet? Is a 1000 follower minimum asking too... more »

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2014-04-16 20:09:29 (16 comments, 3 reshares, 43 +1s)

Are You Following +dustn.tv?

Over the next few weeks I'll really be amping up my activity on my official +dustn.tv page. If you haven't circled me there yet, I would love it if you did! 

As I transition into a full time consultant role (no longer tied to a 9-5 day job) I have some exciting plans for the future of dustn.tv and the community that supports me.

Without revealing too much, I'll just let you know that my resolution at the beginning of the year (give away more value, creativity, and ideas than ever) will be fully explored through my blog with exclusive Google+ content through +dustn.tv. 

It's going to be an exciting year! (As if it weren't exciting enough already!)

So go circle +dustn.tv and say hello! I'll be adding you all back so I can track and reward my fanatical followers! ;)

#du... more »

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2014-04-16 19:52:09 (1 comments, 6 reshares, 16 +1s)

How to Create a Successful Business Blog

The good folks at +Social Media Examiner have put together this excellent resource of advice on how to create a successful business blog. Some of the tips include:

> Establish goals
> Identify your blog's purpose
> Research your audience
> Decide on posting frequency
> Create an editorial calendar

Read the full post here: http://dustn.ws/1l7DRJb

One of my favorite parts of this article is the Develop your blog's brand section. It gives two articles that really hit it out of the park when it comes to effective brand development.

HT to the author, +Patricia Redsicker who always puts together amazing resources!

#blogging

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2014-04-15 19:49:16 (52 comments, 17 reshares, 85 +1s)

Google, Microsoft, and Paypal are plotting to kill the password — the world’s most powerful companies want you to log in with fingerprints and eyescans 

http://bit.ly/1eLVme5

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2014-04-15 19:20:16 (8 comments, 6 reshares, 22 +1s)

Want More Video Views? Optimize for Pinterest!

We all know that +Pinterest can be a heavy hitter when it comes to web traffic, but what about video views? Well +Cynthia Sanchez share's some excellent tips on how to optimize your videos to get the highest return in a visual world. 

One important tip she gives is the dimensions of the thumbnails you should be adding to your +YouTube videos- 1280x720 is the optimal size. 

Click below to read the full post and learn how to rock your videos with #Pinterest ! 

#socialmedia   #marketing  

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2014-04-15 16:10:43 (14 comments, 30 reshares, 110 +1s)

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Make A Big Impact On Social Media

I love the way this article begins:

"I’m going to pull the rug out from under you right quick: There is no magic hat trick for making your small business successful on social media."

This is absolutely true. Any social media professional will tell you that it's not about a single tip or even a handful of tips that will make your social media impact worth the effort. What will make it worthwhile is:

Consistency
Planning
Being Helpful
Listening (no, really listening)
The right channels (not every channel)

Read the full post here: http://dustn.ws/1t5peLM

One thing I tell my clients is that above all, be consistently helpful. That sort of combines two of the principles listed in the article from +SocialMe... more »

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2014-04-15 14:32:52 (4 comments, 4 reshares, 33 +1s)

Web Design in Terms Content Marketers Will Understand

WARNING: Web design and content marketing skills can be mutually exclusive.

+Marcus Sheridan drops an article on web design us keyboard jockeys will understand. 

My biggest takeaway... less is ALWAYS more when it comes to conversions on a homepage.

What's you best web design tip?

Originally published here: http://www.thesaleslion.com/website-homepage-design-mistakes/

#webdesign   #conversion   #contentwarfare  

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2014-04-15 14:17:12 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 27 +1s)

Small Update for Google+ Notifications

It seems +Mike Allton is on top of everything as usual. This time he noticed that the detail of notifications now shows a handful of characters from the post, giving a preview of the text content. 

Bottom line, if you're not writing text in your Google+ posts (or in other words, just image dumping) then you give your followers no compelling reason to pay attention to you. 

Read +Mike Allton's full (and brief) synopsis by clicking below.

#googleplusupdate  

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2014-04-15 02:15:03 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 78 +1s)

Micah at 3 Months

Grabbed an auto-awesome of Micah this weekend. He's growing so fast! Just over 3 months old at the moment and it blows my mind how quickly time passes. 

It seems like only yesterday we saw him for the first time. And now, he's almost as big as the crocheted blanket that his mommy +Catarina Stout made! 

Time flies. Treasure every moment. 

#micahmoments   #parenting   #family  

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2014-04-14 23:11:08 (35 comments, 12 reshares, 81 +1s)

"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts there can be no more hurt. Only more love." - Mother Teresa

There's not much more that could be added to this #quote  from Mother Teresa. So I'll just leave it here for you. ;)

Although I will ask-- can you see why I arranged the words in the way that I did?

[side note: 20min]

#quotegraphic  

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2014-04-14 19:54:24 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 25 +1s)

Google Buys Drone Company That Facebook Wanted

In the battle for acquisitions it seems Google won this one. To add to their arsenal of sky-delivered internet signals, Google will own the sky when it comes to internet delivery. 

Pretty cool if you ask me. What do you think? 

#technology   #google  

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2014-04-14 17:51:26 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 25 +1s)

NEW CAMPAIGN: More children are lost in the U.S. to cancer than any other disease. Worldwide, every 3 MINUTES another child is diagnosed. Yet, still, there is no cure.

This week, we are partnering with the +StBaldricksFoundation to fund childhood cancer research! Raise awareness & shop for a cause: www.sevenly.org/shop4change

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2014-04-13 21:58:28 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)

25 Moments
One of the best movie marketing campaigns yet!

I'm a film fanatic. I love movies and the art of creating them. I am also a fan of great marketing. The team behind the newest installment of the #XMen  franchise has really stepped up the game and done a fantastic job of building up to the new movie, X-Men: Days of Future Past. 

I just went through all 25 moments on 25moments.com and I am thorougly impressed. I'm also equally as excited to watch the movie! 

What do you think about the new movie and/or the marketing of it?

#entertainment   #marketing  

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2014-04-13 21:27:38 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 18 +1s)

The Medium and The Message

This is a month that for me started off in the Southern Hemisphere before I flew back into Europe where I spent time in two countries in nine days and next week I will be visiting yet a third before flying off for California. When you work like this, waking up in different timezones, countries and cultures where even the local language is not always yours, your brain looks for anchors, points of the world where it can latch onto for a sense of stability and continuity. For me, that’s provided by G+. It provides an immediate environment through which I communicate, and communication is the subject of today’s Sunday Read.

Communication Theorist Robert T. Craig, at the turn of the last century, argued in his influential Communication Theory as a Field (http://goo.gl/ERQKcI) that "despite the ancient roots and growing profusion of theories aboutcom... more »

2014-04-13 18:25:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

Sit down with the owners and moderators of your favorite Social Media Communities on Google+, as we talk about the Twitter redesign (and how it can help your business), teaching you about "and therefore" content, a must for your strategy, as well as the most spectacular social media fails we've seen (and how to avoid or correct them) and more! With great insight and lessons from experts like +Andrij Harasewych +Eric Enge +Mark Traphagen +Ryan Crowe +Kristoffer Howes +Dustin W. Stout  and possibly even a surprise guest or two!

Don't forget to post your best #DoTheDustin  submission for the chance to win a prize, announced during this hangout!

Of course, as this is an unscripted hangout, we may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business. Be sure to tune in!

In case you missed our previous shows:Gree... more »

2014-04-12 17:06:55 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Added photos to The Mia Connect Power Chat - Q1 2014 Overview- Weekend Edition.

2014-04-12 16:01:54 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

IT IS TIME  .... for another weekend +The Mia Connect Power Chat, that is!  Join me along with my fave weekend guests +Dustin W. Stout & +Ileane Smith AND some of my other faves +Debi Davis & +David Amerland as we recap what's been happening in 2014 so far and maybe do a little comparison to our end of 2013 predictions.

Topics:  online, social media, what's trending in general, you name it! We really want to hear from you, the #BatPack  Audience as well so throw your questions, comments, observations into the event thread now!

Guest Lineup:
+Dustin W. Stout  - +dustn.tv  - web designer, branding enthusiast, blogger and social media junkie

+Ileane Smith - +Basic Blog Tips  - Blogger, Podcaster, YouTuber, Social Media Diva!

+Debi Davis - +3D Communications (Debi Davis) -  Business Communication Strategist
+David Amerland... more »

2014-04-11 19:49:23 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)

IT IS TIME  .... for another weekend +The Mia Connect Power Chat, that is!  Join me along with my fave weekend guests +Dustin W. Stout & +Ileane Smith AND some of my other faves +Debi Davis & +David Amerland as we recap what's been happening in 2014 so far and maybe do a little comparison to our end of 2013 predictions.

Topics:  online, social media, what's trending in general, you name it! We really want to hear from you, the #BatPack  Audience as well so throw your questions, comments, observations into the event thread now!

Guest Lineup:
+Dustin W. Stout  - +dustn.tv  - web designer, branding enthusiast, blogger and social media junkie

+Ileane Smith - +Basic Blog Tips  - Blogger, Podcaster, YouTuber, Social Media Diva!

+Debi Davis - +3D Communications (Debi Davis) -  Business Communication Strategist
+David Amerland... more »

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2014-04-11 19:33:51 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 25 +1s)

Caption contest: Give us your snappiest line for a chance to win Tesla gear!

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2014-04-11 13:28:07 (29 comments, 13 reshares, 95 +1s)

A Candid Conversation: Facebook and Die-Hard Facebook Users

Facebook user: So what are the odds that what I share will be seen by my audience?

Facebook: Well, not very good. We actually limit what your fans will see because we know what they will like best, even if they think they want to see your stuff. But if you pay us well then theres a slightly more likely chance we'll show them your stuff. Maybe.

Facebook user: So you're telling me there's a chance? Yea!

Just for fun people. Have a laugh! 

#facebook   #justforfun   #socialmedia   #ns  

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2014-04-11 13:19:12 (3 comments, 8 reshares, 20 +1s)

A complete guide to Google Local - Plus Your Business

2014-04-11 11:58:34 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 25 +1s)

Social Media Strategy Community Surpasses 100,000 Members!

As a proud co-owner of the best social media community on Google+ I wanted to say thank you to all the current members of Social media Strategy. And for anyone who is not yet a member, well click "View community" below! 

If you're interested in talking about the strategy of social media, you'll want to be an active member in this community. 

We have also partnered with some of the best (more specific) communities on Google+ for social media:

- Social Media Professionals
View here: https://plus.google.com/communities/116349289168994843669

- Creative Social Media
View here: https://plus.google.com/communities/109196940554230186091

- Social Media Discussion
View here: https://plus.google.com/communities/102128135428918557178
Th... more »

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2014-04-11 02:21:31 (67 comments, 6 reshares, 94 +1s)

What Do You Think About Facebook Reach?

My buddy +Justin Wise says, "Complaining about Facebook reach is like whining about paying your rent or mortgage."

I don't agree. my response was, "Isn't it more like they told you rent was free but after a while put a bouncer at the door that must be bribed in order to let guests in?"

Now in all fairness, I think both analogies are flawed-- but you can't really do much with 140 characters. So what do you think?

Give me your best analogy (for either side) in the comments below!

#socialmedia #facebook #debate

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2014-04-10 19:26:06 (5 comments, 7 reshares, 32 +1s)

Google+ now allows you to set a target audience for Google+ Pages

The setting can be found under a new 'Audience' tab in your Google+ page's settings, which allows you to select restrictions based on age and geographical location.

This is particularly useful for alcohol brands, where a preset is listed in the 'Target Audience' drop-down menu.

ht +Lee Jarratt at +Google Plus Daily 

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2014-04-10 17:12:07 (14 comments, 29 reshares, 35 +1s)

Change Your Passwords Now

What's being called the "one of the biggest security threats the internet has ever seen" - the Heartbleed Bug is pretty scary. 

For all the non-techies out there it's basically a weakness that affects a whole lot of websites and may have exposed your data (passwords, credit card numbers, etc.) to people unknown. 

Visit the page below to see a working list of affected sites and whether or not you need to change your password on those sites. 

HT +Mashable 

#heartbleed   #security  

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2014-04-10 07:59:14 (7 comments, 8 reshares, 78 +1s)

"Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

This is so true! I would even change it slightly and say that good conversation is just as stimulating as black coffee. And that's one reason I love +Google+. 

Not only is it a platform where I have all the tools in which to communicate effectively, but I find that conversations to be incredibly stimulating. Google+ is home to some of the best conversations (and people) in the world! #yourock  

Good night Google+, I'll see you in the morning!

#communication   #coffee   #ns  

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2014-04-09 15:31:34 (12 comments, 3 reshares, 22 +1s)

Can the Coolest Trend In Web Design Be Bad for SEO?

Short answer-- yes. Slightly longer answer - yes, but so can anything if you do it wrong. 

Parallax is one of the coolest trends in web design today and you can see I've implemented it on the dustn.tv redesign. In today's blog post +Copyblogger looks at the recent chatter that Parallax design can hurt SEO. 

Personally I hadn't heard this chatter, but it's good to know that it's not about the effect itself but rather the implementation that matters (as with most things). 

Have you seen parallax design showing up more on websites lately?

#webdesign   #design   #seo  

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2014-04-09 03:41:01 (37 comments, 0 reshares, 52 +1s)

Well thanks to today's +Klout app update, I need to find something to replace it on my main app page. Anyone know of any good Orange apps? Lol

#OCD 

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2014-04-08 20:24:26 (16 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)

How to Network With LinkedIn Groups
By +Mark Lerner 

Are you looking to improve your online networking?

Have you thought about becoming more active in LinkedIn groups?

The connections you make in a LinkedIn group not only expand your network, they enhance your authority and bring in new leads.

In this article we’ll show you how to get the most out of your LinkedIn marketing tactics by being an active member of discussion groups.  -Kim 

Read it here:  http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/networking-linkedin-groups/

#linkedinmarketing   #linkedintips  

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2014-04-08 15:11:21 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)

31 Most Popular Coffee Concoctions from Around the World

This #infographic  shows the top espresso drinks from around the world and separates them by country. Not only that but it also tells you what makes up each of the drinks so you can recreate them if you like! 

See the full infographic via +DesignTAXI here: http://dustn.ws/PLVQLh

I think I want to try the Irish Coffee - what about you? 

#mycoffeeaddiction   #coffeelovers   #coffee  

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2014-04-08 14:23:50 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 20 +1s)

Gain Traction On Pinterest With Pinterest Optimized Images

This is a easy read from +Peg Fitzpatrick on how to Master the Art of Pinterest Images. She breaks down exactly why you should be optimizing for +Pinterest including:

- Pins have an incredibly long life-span
- Google loves Pinterest images
- Using these types of images has proven to increase traffic

Check out Peg's post on the +Canva blog below! 

And for my subscribers (dustn.tv/newsletter) I'll be taking 9 students through an image mastery class teaching them exactly how to do what Peg talks about, regardless of design skill level! I'll be reporting the findings and releasing the "how-tos" to my newsletter first. 

Are you optimizing your images for Pinterest?

#pinterest   #socialmedia  

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2014-04-08 14:06:33 (6 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)

Dustin answers a question about Hangouts
+Scott Scowcroft asked us a question about Hangouts for business... and what the audience got from +Dustin W. Stout was much much more than just a simple answer.
Dustin answers a question about Hangouts...
#DoTheDustin  

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2014-04-07 19:13:08 (19 comments, 51 reshares, 165 +1s)

Don't Stay There

"You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there." - Edwin Louis Cole

We all fall in the water sometimes. In business, in personal life, and all areas of life. Some people know how to get themselves out of it, while others struggle to get their head above water again. 

Whatever you do, when you fall in the water, don't stay there. Fight your way back to the top, reach out for help-- scream it if you need to. Your story is too important to let it drown. 

And, more importantly, when you see someone fall in reach out your hand and pull them out. Whether friend or foe, it will be worth it in the end.

Vetting this out for a blog post on dustn.tv - seems like I have a lot of these eh? There's a reason. ;)

[side note: too long]

#inspiration   #q... more »

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2014-04-07 17:24:49 (29 comments, 32 reshares, 75 +1s)

Facebook Stock Rises as Your Reach Falls

This chart from +Jay Baer shows how Facebook's great bait and switch is growing their stock shares by cutting the organic reach of it's users. 

Read the full story here: http://dustn.ws/QXOZiM

Most of us have seen this coming for a while now, but seeing it visualized like this really puts it into perspective. Facebook is out for their bottom dollar and doesn't give two craps about the businesses that got it to where it is today. 

How much longer will this go on before businesses realize there are much better options out there? 

And I love Jay's 4 pieces of advice:

1. Stop using Facebook as your primary social hub (Google+ is looking better and better)
2. Pay to reach your audience
3. Get better at Facebook
4. Change the messenger (activate your advocates)more »

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2014-04-07 15:08:36 (10 comments, 2 reshares, 17 +1s)

The Craziness of Data

When I was young I used to play a game. I would find a high vantage point from which I could watch people go about their business. I would then deliberately unfocus my eyes. The ensuing blur of moving images would become a pattern that made a kind of crazy sense. I would see each person as a digital dot (Pacman http://goo.gl/NfX6J was really big at the time). While none of the dots mattered, collectively they added up to a pattern that did. A tapestry that became us, the world. Everything.

It was my way of coping with a world that truly felt too big to grasp. The exercise did not release any fresh insights about how the world worked but it served to remind me that it did. The craziness, the weirdness and the isolation were part of a pattern that made a whole. 

We’re hardwired to seek meaning. Our brains are not really designed to deal withun... more »

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2014-04-07 14:47:15 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)

Vic Gundotra Visits Dallas, Drops Hints of Google+ Awesomeification

What a great read from +Peter G McDermott! I've had this article open in a tab since yesterday sorting through it. In a nutshell, +Vic Gundotra visited Dallas and met up with some of the local Google+ enthusiasts. The conversation that took place is one I would have paid to be part of. 

Some highlights:

- Google+ is making Google better (not the other way around)
- Threaded comments are coming
- Personal and Brand page analytics are coming
- Better spam filtration
- Google+ is focusing on more rich features and less confusion when using them

I am extremely pumped about where +Google+ is headed. But then again, I've felt that way for almost 3 years now. 

What feature are you most interested in seeing from Google+?

#socialmedia  #goo... more »

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2014-04-07 07:03:01 (76 comments, 15 reshares, 332 +1s)

Just Found My New Dream Car

After having a discussion tonight with +Bob Basi about electric cars, I decided to do a little research into +Tesla Motors... I think I'm in love.

Just taking a look at the Model X made me completely change how I felt about SUVs. Well done +Elon Musk, you've officially made SUVs sexy. If I could, I'd buy one right now in cash.

But if I truly had my choice, my money would go straight to the Model S. Beautiful piece of machinery. The minute I have $100k to dispose of, you can be it's going towards one of these. Because apparently I can't just go with a base model when you give me so many options!

What are your thoughts on Tesla? 

#tesla   #carlovers   #dreamcar  

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