4 hints for getting people to Circle you on Google+

If you want people to circle you on Google+, you’ve got to catch them—and fast. Here’s how.

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Are you going in circles trying to figure out Google+—how to use it, who you should follow and more?

As people look through Google+ Suggestions to determine who to add to their Circles, there are four things that will probably grab their attention after your name and your photo. It’s important you put enough thought, information and creativity into these bits of information to help people determine whether you’re Circle-worthy.


This is the text right below your name on your Profile and that people see when they mouse over a Suggestion.

If Google+ users looking at Suggestions don’t recognize your name or your photo, this is the one chance you’ve got to say, “Hey this is who I am,” and to help them make that decision to learn more about you.

The worst thing you can do is have nothing there.

People on Google+ use the tagline lots of ways, such as:

Who are you? What do you want people to know about you more than anything? What’s so important they can’t keep from wanting to click on your Suggestion to learn more or put you into a Circle right off the bat? That’s what should go in your tagline.

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