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The rise and rise of Google+

Mum bloggers were among the first groups that Google+ reached out to and BritMums is proud to have played a strong role in encouraging bloggers to embrace it. Using it can help your rankings on search, makes you an early adopter of a vital social network and enhances your reach. (Wondering how to use it? […]

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How to claim Google Authorship for your writing

This how-to post is for all you serious bloggers out there who want to increase your reputation through recognition from the search engines, namely Google, by telling you about and showing you how to claim Google Authorship for your writing. Note I said “your writing”, not your blog. Google Authorship rewards the author, the writer, […]

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Google+ tips: Do’s and don’ts

Learning how to integrate Google+ into your blogging world is an ongoing challenge — there are always new features and techniques to connect. Here are some great tips from Smart Schoolhouse: Use high-impact large pictures of your post, always put your posts public and use high-impact words in your descriptions. Some of these we may […]

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Hints and Tips: How to create a new circle on Google+

  Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you go one step further. For previous installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on […]

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Hints and Tips: How to block someone on Google+

  Last year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you go one step further. For previous installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. To block […]

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How to link to a post on Google+

  Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you go one step further. For previous installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you […]

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Hints and Tips: How to tag someone on Google+

Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you get more organised. For more installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. To […]

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Hints and Tips: How to delete a circle in Google+

Earlier on in the year we created a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. Expanding on those initial posts we now help you get more organised. For more installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. […]

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Hints and Tips: How to adjust your settings on Google+

Let’s face it: sometime it’s the little things that count. When it comes to learning about a new social media tools, even basic tips can give you a massive head start. We’re starting a series of tips and tricks for using Google+. They’re the type of tips you may not want to admit you don’t […]

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Tips and Tricks: How to adjust your settings on Google+

Let’s face it: sometime it’s the little things that count. When it comes to learning about a new social media tools, even basic tips can give you a massive head start. We’re starting a series of tips and tricks for using Google+. They’re the type of tips you may not want to admit you don’t […]

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Back to Blogging – Google+

  Day 5 the last of Back to Blogging week here at BritMums HQ. Today our attention is on Google + the latest social media to really bring all of our good work together. If you haven’t started on Google + yet you might like to read our Google Masterclass section for tips on getting […]

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BritMums Live! Reporters: A bloggers guide to Google+

The Bloggers’ Guide to Google+ – getting the most out of Circles, Hangouts and More Presenters: Matt Cooke, Lisa De Bonis Reporter: Gillian Nove This was a really busy and popular session and as a result we were all in the main hall, to fit everyone in. I had had the benefit of half an […]

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How to organically increase your G+ followers

There has been a lot of conversation recently around increasing your social media followers on G+. In May we relaunched our BritMums G+ page and wanted to share how we organically built up our followers. Part of our growth was as a result of being chosen to be on a “featured” page presented to new […]

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Google+ Masterclass 4: Hangouts

This post is part of a series of Masterclass tutorials about how to use Google+ as a blogger. For more installments, go the Masterclass main page, where you can also grab the badge to encourage people to follow you on G+. What is a hangout? Google+ provides live video conferences. This is called a “hangout” […]

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Google+ Masterclass 3: How to post, share and +1

How to post / share There are two ways to post, either by clicking on “Share” in the upper-right corner of any Google+ page or writing in the text box under the word “Stream” on your profile page. Then simply type in your post. You can add a picture, video, link, or location to your […]

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Google+ Masterclass 2: How to use circles

This post is part of our Google+ Masterclass, developed in partnership with Google. See other installments here. The Benefits of Circles Circles are a powerful Google+ feature. With so many different people in our lives, we have a lot to share. But we don’t want to share everything with everyone. By dividing our audience into […]

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Google+ Masterclass 1: Getting Started

Google+ is one of the most powerful new social networking tools – you can build your online presence, share different things with different groups and even improve your Google ranking by using it. Over the coming weeks we’re presenting this Masterclass in conjunction with Google that can help you make the most of it. Whether […]

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Take the Google+ Masterclass!

Learn how to use Google+ and make the most of its features and tools with our Masterclass. Presented in conjunction with Google, it features video tutorials, an avalanche of resources and clear step-by-step descriptions of how to use G+. Don’t wait – get started now! 1. Getting Started 2. How to use Circles 3. How […]

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