Slowly but surely, Google+ is gaining traction as a business focused social network that you don’t want to miss out on. So, once you’ve signed up, you’ll want to head to the communities section, where you can contribute, read, and share niched information with other small business owners, entrepreneurs, etc.
Whether you’re looking for information on managing customer relationships or the newest trends in tech, there is a community for you; you just have to find it. Start by checking out these top 5 communities for small businesses.
Small Business: Advice and Resources for Small Business Owners
IT Professionals: Your Information Technology one-stop-shop
Influence Marketing: In Search of True Influence
Social Media Trends for Small Business
Google Analytics: Start Measuring
There are over 135 million active Google+ users, and while these 5 communities are a great place to start, there are many more for you to explore. You can perform a simple search within communities, or specify you general G+ search to communities to find the topics you’re passionate about.
Information in this article was assisted by: Jessica Sanders, a small business blogger and copyeditor for Resource Nation, B2B lead generation service. You can follow them on twitter @ResourceNation and like them at Facebook.com/resourcenation.
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