Most common mistakes to avoid on Google+

Google+ is a top social media site, yet many people still aren’t sure how to use it. Steer clear of these blunders, and you’ll be on your way to success.

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Google+ may be a newer social network, but it’s a powerful one.

In fact, after launching a little more than two years ago, it is now the second-largest social media network (behind Facebook).

So, why are so many users confused about how to use Google+? The fact is if you’re like most people on Google+, you’re still a little confused about the site.

What should you do?

Here’s a list of some of the most common mistakes users make on Google+. If you examine these errors and avoid them, you’ll set yourself up to be ahead of the pack.

1. You haven’t optimized your profile.

Completing your profile is Google+ 101.

When you add your name, bio, photo and other information to your profile, you let other users know who you are and how they can identify you. This not only encourages connection, but reinforces your brand.

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