Google+ Tips, Guides, and Resources

by Johnathan Chung

SocioloG+ presents Johnathan Chung's exhaustive compendium of Google+ tips, user guides, and other valuable online resources for getting the most of your Google+ experience.

Announcing: Unofficial Google+ Film Festival

by Ryan Crowe

Mission: To strengthen collaboration with the Google+ Film Community in order to bolster its online presence, discover unique talent, facilitate interaction, cultivate discussion, and connect passionate filmmakers with a contemporary audience.

About SocioloG+

by Administrator

SocioloG+ is your resource for the more cultural side of Google+.

Artist Showcase

Elena Kalis

The crystal clear waters of the Bahamas make for the perfect surroundings for Elena to practice my favorite type of images, underwater photography.

Gavril Mikhailovich Pryedveshatin

Japanese high school English teacher Gavril enjoys photography, writing, hiking, fishing, cooking and cultural investigation.

Nathanael Card

Nathanael endeavors to perform and produce collaborative art that inspires his audience to learn more about themselves.

Latest Posts

Google+ Turns 1!

by Ryan Crowe

This post is from Matthew Rappaport posts on G+. I wanted to highlight all of the great things that can come from being active and consistent on G+. Just look at all of the great memories he lists below! -Ryan Crowe   +Google+ is an EVENT that turns ONE YEAR OLD today! ( #newnews ) ————————————————————————— [...]

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Top 40 Posts about Google+, week of 6/29/2012

by Rahul Roy

1. [Well, I got my first notice of sharing copyrighted material on Google+.] – By +Alida Brandenburg ► http://goo.gl/JGkoo 2. Google+ lets you control email after you’ve sent it! – By +Mike Elgan ► http://goo.gl/vQ2x9 3. How Google+ makes you an email ninja! – By +Mike Elgan ► http://goo.gl/YUcHI 4. You Are The Star (for [...]

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Dissociation: Associations and the Reality of Irrelevance

by Ryan Crowe

originally posted as a blog post on socialfish.org for my column “Social, In Theory” I was talking with the Empress of Socialfish herself, Maddie Grant, trying to plan out my Social, In Theory topic. Maddie had asked me if I had any thoughts on “associations”; I am, after all, about to be a freshly minted [...]

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Is Virality Better Than Product Content?

by Ryan Crowe

Maybe some marketing or advertising blog-folk can tell me what’s up.. You may have seen me post this video a couple of time over the past week (on Google+/Twitter) . I’ve been curious to see whether or not this (old, from 2010) Subaru advertisement would gain “Likes” and “Engagement” on the YouTube end (going to [...]

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Getting More People to Use Google+, Part IV: A Static User Hub and Re-examining Third Party Off-Site Elements

by Ryan Crowe

People like to see the fruits of their labor and third-party commenting platform tracking should only be the first step This is not a new thing… people have been talking about the transience of their G+ activity in the Stream since very early on. Activity on G+ is hard to keep track of unless you [...]

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The Corruption of Social Media “Engagement”

by Ryan Crowe

(originally posted as a guest post at socialfish.org) Musings on social media hiring practices and social snake-oil salesmen. A word to the wise business owners, social media enthusiasts, social media professionals, recruiters et al: when someone in front of you talks about social media “engagement” and then fails to expound on their use of that [...]

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Getting More People to Use Google+ Part III: Utility over Sentiment in Traditional Media Campaigns

by Ryan Crowe

The “Sentimental” traditional media campaigns are great, but we need “Utilitarian” messages! I am a fan of the gorgeous Google+ commercials which feature heart-touching moments between brides-to-be and their friends and fathers and their babies… but what we need is for Google to convey what is useful about Google+, and also – what is different [...]

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Getting More People to Use Google+ Part II: Devolve to Evolve

by Ryan Crowe

Getting More People to Use Google+, Part II Creating Stand-alone G+ elements for websites to increase casual-user familiarity Part I, Introverts and Extroverts here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115516333681138986628/posts/BXZdyGRxfA7 Background – Not Everyone is a “Power User” When I say “Power User” I don’t just mean people who are popular or influential on social networks, I’m talking about people [...]

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Social Sentiment – a new currency?

by Ryan Crowe

…You Are Worth about 50 “Sents”. Social Sentiment, a new currency? The short answer is: yes. As companies continue to embrace social, they are going to look for numbers, numbers and more numbers. So, the social media department/girl/guy/team is going to start looking for these numbers and other bits of content to fill up their [...]

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Getting More People to use Google+ Part I: Extroverts and Introverts

by Ryan Crowe

Getting More People to use Google+, Part I How Extrovert and Introvert personality type reversal on social media might be skewing perception of platform’s popularity Background In a phone call a couple of weeks ago, I was asked the question: “how can Google get more people to join Google+?”. The question came up in the [...]

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