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Google+ is a social networking service operated by Google Inc. The service launched on June 28, 2011, in an invite-only testing phase. The following day, existing users were allowed to invite friends, who are above 18 years of age, to the service to create their own accounts. However, this was quickly suspended in a day after there was “insane demand” for accounts.
Google+ will be built as a layer that not only integrates different Google social services, such as Google Prof...

Delegation Made Easier With New YouTube Communication Manager Role

Delegation Made Easier With New YouTube Communication Manager Role

Want to give your a member of your team or even someone from another company responsibility for engaging with your fans and subscribers but don't want them to have full access to your YouTube channel? Google have created a new level of management just for you.

Google Plus Hangouts to Upgrade to HD

Google Plus Hangouts to Upgrade to HD

Google Plus' Hangouts on Air is getting an HD upgrade. Some of you will be able to take advantage of it now, and the rest of us will have to wait as it rolls out in the next few weeks. Anyway, bandwidth improvements, video codecs, and more had to be improved to make this happen.

YouTube Simplifies Creating New Channels: Multiple Google Accounts No Longer Required

YouTube Simplifies Creating New Channels: Multiple Google Accounts No Longer Required

You no longer need a new Google account for every single YouTube channel you create. Now, you can use one Google account to create a new YouTube channel with either a new Google+ page or an existing Google+ page.

YouTube Verification Badges: So You Know That You're You

YouTube Verification Badges: So You Know That Youre You

Just in case you have a brand name that could potentially be sullied by copycats pretending to be you, there is a verification badge available through lots of connections with Google Plus and your website and your channel to make sure there's an iron clad identification for you and others.

How to Drive Traffic Between Your Videos on YouTube [Creator's Tip #68]

How to Drive Traffic Between Your Videos on YouTube [Creators Tip #68]

For this week's Creator's Tip, I provide some advice in the form of answers to a few common questions we've received from our audience of viewers on YouTube including: ways to make a living and build a career as a niche expert as well as ...

Should You Disclose Your Real Identity on YouTube? Pros, Cons, and Tips

Should You Disclose Your Real Identity on YouTube? Pros, Cons, and Tips

Google and YouTube have been pushing their users harder for full identity disclosure, but do you really know what you stand to gain, and lose? Before you commit to giving out your real identity across your YouTube and Google+ accounts, weigh the pros versus the cons with this list I’ve put together, and then decide for yourself if it’s really in your best interest, not just Google’s.

YouTube Updates: Google+ Page Integration for Brands, Merchant Annotations, and TV AirPlay (Reel Web #66)

YouTube Updates: Google+ Page Integration for Brands, Merchant Annotations, and TV AirPlay (Reel Web #66)

On this week's Reel Web, Tim gives an overview of several recent updates and new features launched at YouTube including over the past week.  Just yesterday we reported that you will now be able to link your YouTube channel to a Google+ brand page so ...

Multi-Admin User Capabilities Finally Coming to YouTube with Google+ Page Integration?

Multi Admin User Capabilities Finally Coming to YouTube with Google+ Page Integration?

Over the summer YouTube made it possible to associate your Google+ profile with your YouTube account, using your real name instead of some anonymous handle.  This obviously would be awesome for some, and not-so-awesome for others, and you've probably seen a prompt over the past ...

How to Use Annotations to Link Directly to a Google+ Profile from a YouTube Video

How to Use Annotations to Link Directly to a Google+ Profile from a YouTube Video

The interactivity of YouTube videos can be a wonderful thing.  You can put links for other videos, create calls-to-action, point out something special about the video that a viewer may not notice, and so on.  Our friend Ronnie Bincer at Video Leads Online (he's a ...

Why Google Plus Events and Video are a Perfect Match

Why Google Plus Events and Video are a Perfect Match

Have you ever wanted to stick a video into an invitation for your next big event? Now you can with Google Plus Events. Last week while Google I/O was going on, Google Plus rolled out a new component of its social network called Events. This ...

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