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Showing posts from August, 2011

New Google+ Scrolling Tip

Thanks to +JR RaphaelFor this great Google+ tip.

New discovery: Clicking on the top black bar in Google+ (the blank space between "more" and your name) will take you back to the top of the page. Scroll down a bit in your stream and try it.

(Note hitting the "Home" button on your keyboard will also take you back to the top.)

Google Plus For Hotels

Found a nice post by +Martin Soler on five ways hotels can use Google+.

His suggestions include:

1. Open an account for the front desk or customer services of the hotel and determine who will be the user. It’s got to be a person. 2. Build circles for the different types of clients you have. This could be Summer holidays, New Year’s eve, Weekend breaks, Luxury Suites or so. Make groups with your guest types and load them into the system into various circles. It doesn’t matter if they are on Google+ or not because G+ has this great feature that one can share with people not on G+ via email. By clicking on the check box you can share stories, offers, photos or news to a particular circle which will get forwarded by email. 3. Create photo albums for the hotel and categorize them properly, such as room type, lobby, pool etc. Make this a display for the hotel. And remember to put captions with each photo providing a proper link for the hotel’s site and the specific page where they can get mor…

The Google+ Video Tab.

A much underused part of the Google+ profile page is the Video tab.

However, there's some great examples out there of people using them properly.

(See +Gerwin Sturm for example.)

How to get started with videos? Simple. Go to your profile and click on the Videos tab. You'll see something like this:

Click on the red button and you'll get the opportunity to upload from your phone, or your computer.

Remember, a properly filled out profile is one of the best ways to increase your visibility on Google+ , aid discovery of your profile and supercharge your Google+ experience. 

Awesome Google+ live wallpaper

Check out this awesome Google+ live wallpaper for Android phones from Wolf Labs.

Grab it from the Android market HERE