Manage Your Google+ Page Using Third Party Tools

On November 8, Google+ Pages was openend to everyone, which provide a new way for businesses, brands, products, organizations and other entities to build a public identity on Google+. Assuming, you've created Plus Page, not it is time to let people know about it! Incase, you have not yet created a Google+ Page, you can […]

Google+On November 8, Google+ Pages was openend to everyone, which provide a new way for businesses, brands, products, organizations and other entities to build a public identity on Google+.

Assuming, you've created Plus Page, not it is time to let people know about it! Incase, you have not yet created a Google+ Page, you can do so by visiting here.

There are lots of ways to tell the world that you are on Google+.

  1. Tell everyone you're on Google+ in your newsletters, on your website & anywhere else that users go to learn about your organization. The following is an starter language for you to add to your next email, newsletter or social media update. You can customize this language for your organization:
    • Newsletter & Email copy: We're now on Google+! [link to your Google+ page] We'll be posting regularly about what we're up to and will be trying a few Hangouts. So come check us out on Google+. And if you love us, add us to your Circles so you can get all of our Google+ updates directly in your Google+ stream. Leave a comment on our Google+ Page and let us know what you think.
    • Social media update: We're now on Google+! [link to your Google+ page] Come hang out with us and hear the latest on what we're up to. You can follow us here: [add a link to your Google+ Plus Page]
  2. Connect your Google+ Page to your website
  3. Add the +1 button to your website
    • Help your message circulate by installing the +1 button on your website. You can easily grab a snippet of code and work with your webmaster to add it to your website. You know your page and your users best, so we recommend putting the button wherever you think it will be the most effective. Learn more about the +1 button.

In order to help businesses who use social media management companies to manage their presence across multiple social networks. Google has enabled six companies to test Google+ functionality in their management tools, companies including: "Buddy Media, Context Optional, Hearsay Social, HootSuite, Involver, and Vitrue."

"These companies will offer a subset of their clients the ability to manage circles, publish to Google+, and monitor usage," revealed Sara McKinley, Product Manager, Google+ Pages.

To learn more about their services and pricing, check out this page.