The REAL Difference – How Networking on Google+ Differs from Facebook

The REAL Difference – How Networking on Google+ Differs from Facebook

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The most common question I get about Google+ for social networkers is WHY! … Why Google+? … Why anything other than Facebook?… Why leave the comfort of a place we know so well?

Building a network on Google+ is both powerful and relatively easy… but its important to know a couple key tips or you may not agree!

Here is a snippet from the monthly WordPress & Social Marketing Q&A webinar I run monthly where I explain how I approach the two platforms, the differences between my pages and profiles, and how I easily build a network on Google+ that is more challenging to build on Facebook in many cases.

As I mentioned, Facebook is a great place designed for connecting with people you already know. Its entire structure is around that format and you can be punished for doing otherwise. The culture on Google+ is very different and makes it easy to both find and get to know people that are brand new to who you are and what you do. 

Take advantage of the power of internal searching to expand the people you can get to know.

And one other super-important tip… be sure that YOUR keywords, interests etc are in your About tab of your profile to make YOU more findable!

Are you using Google+? How would you compare the two sites? Share your thoughts below!

Hope you enjoyed this tip!

Find me on G+ at: Kimberly Castleberry (casual use) & Just Ask Kim (social tech & marketing topics)

Kimberly
Taking The Headaches Out of Internet Marketing 

PS: Ready to get started with Google+ for your business? Check out my GPlus 101 course to get a leg up on the competition!

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20 Comments on "The REAL Difference – How Networking on Google+ Differs from Facebook"


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3 years 6 months ago

RT @AskKim: The REAL Difference – How Networking on Google+ Differs from Facebook http://t.co/j54kEe6a

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3 years 6 months ago

RT @AskKim: The REAL Difference – How Networking on Google+ Differs from Facebook http://t.co/sklMG782

Guest
3 years 6 months ago

Great tips Kim, thanks so much for pointing this out. This sure does make a lot of sense and I can now see why I should step up my efforts to build my network over at Google+.

~Adrienne

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3 years 6 months ago

use FB to connect with friends, use google+ to connect with strangers http://t.co/INYCzT37

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3 years 6 months ago

use FB to connect with friends, use google+ to connect with strangers http://t.co/INYCzT37