Showing posts with label social media networks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label social media networks. Show all posts

10 August 2016

Advantages of Collections on Google Plus

Are you a Google Plusser? Why not? Didn't create an account because there were predictions that Google management was considering kicking the network to the curb? Yes.  There was a buzz about that.

Several years back when Google Plus social media network was still in test mode, I received an invitation via eMail to participate in the project. When the decision was made to open to the public, I was already on board and they even gave me a custom URL for my profile.  My G+ experience has been very pleasant, although there are probably loads of features I have not learned how to use.

One of the features I have learned to use is the Collections.



Google Plus Collections is Google's answer to Pinterest users. Pinterest boards are for you to arrange your interests in an orderly fashion.  G+ Collections help you arrange your G+ posts in an orderly manner.  Why would you need to do that?  Ever try to search for one of your posts or links that you shared into the stream from a few years back?


All my G-Plus activity goes back several years. Tried going to my profile posts stream and scrolling down. That didn't work. If you scroll down your profile page looking for old posts you will discover that the post stream only goes back so far. You say to yourself: “How can this be? Have my posts disappeared?” Of course not! This is Google we're talking about! If Facebook can share your memories with you from years gone by, then there had better be a way to search for and find your old Google Plus posts.

Found a way to do that. It wasn't exactly simple. But it was doable. It is not easy to explain the process, so I'll direct you to the post where I found the information which I saved for future reference in my G+ Collections created for my business page called Tips and Advice for Business (Work-at-Home, etc.):





So how does this all tie together? If you find your old Google Plus activity and move it to your Collections activity, for your profile or your business page, then later you can just go there and retrieve your old posts. As a test, moved an old post from 2012 to a collection on my profile. View here.

So! You can probably conclude that although G+ Collections are good for organizing your Plus activity, in my opinion, the primary advantage of maintaining Collections on Google Plus is that you can retrieve your activity history.

Side Note:
  • All of my G+ Collections are set to Public, so you if you want to look at how my collections are organized, you can view the content even if you are not a member of the network. Thoughts,Musings, Writings - My World is my collection which appears on my profile.  (In comparison, you have to have an account with Pinterest to view my various pinboards.  My profile shows 57 boards which includes group boards.  Home Business Works on Pinterest.)

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13 January 2016

Tsu Social Network Has a Revenue Share Plan

Tsu is an online social networking service, based in New York, New York. It is a free social network very similar to Facebook or Twitter only they promise to pay* you to like, share and post. Interested? You do have to JOIN by filling out a quick form in order to view and find out more. I joined and I'm pleased. A friend invited me. I just invited a friend. Then thought to myself: 'Why keep this a secret?' So FYI.

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Sep 9, 2015 UPDATE: Accessed the feature to modify my privacy settings on Tsū and made my profile/pages and posts stream available for viewing by the public. Now a visitor can see my feed or activity and then decide if they would like to JOIN Tsunation. To sign up, just click on any post.



* Have not yet reached the cash out point for redemption, but getting there!!


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25 June 2015

Invitation to Join Tsū

Do you Tsū? I do. It's a social network similar to Facebook and other social media sites, except you can earn revenue for socializing and sharing. You are encouraged to use this platform to promote your original content. It is free to join but you must be invited. 



Consider this your INVITATION.


03 October 2014

Best Times to Post in Social Media – Writedge.com

Best Times to Post in Social Media

Writedge Contributor Jadelynx shares her experience and advice about the best times to post in the major social media networks for optimum views.



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Niume is a social blogging platform, created to help bloggers promote their blogs, writers, promote their content, artists and photographers share their work, and more!  You can earn residual income for your activity.  Join free and start immediately! Click "Create a Post" and a quick form will pop up. A valid eMail address is required.