Something New Today: Grow Your G+ Circles!

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We’re taking a break today from our normally scheduled DIYing and easy crafting ideas for something a little different. Are you on Google+ yet? If you’re not a blogger or into social media there’s a good chance you’re not, but if you’re interested in learning more or are a blogger looking to grow your circles, then this post is for you!

I’m co-hosting a G+ Hop for creative bloggers this Wednesday to help YOU grow your G+ circles.  I know Google+ is new for many people, so if you were thinking of signing up now’s your chance. If you’re new to G+, open an account and jump in. If you’ve been on G+ for awhile then be sure to read the directions below so your circles will GROW this week!

Are you looking to grow your circles on Google+?  Do you want better SEO and increased website exposure? This is the place to be!  Welcome to the mommy is coocoo circles hop.

*Update: we’ve created a facebook group for Creative bloggers who google+.  Message Amanda here with your email address if you would like to be in to the group. google+ link party, SEO, with mommy is coocoo
If you want to get coocoo with us on Google+:
Please add our button to your sidebar or post!
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1. Add all of the cohosts to one of your circles. As a reminder, there’s 12 of us co-hosting this week!
2. Link up your Google+ url NOT your blog url.3. Share a creative post (i.e. posts about cooking, DIY, crafts, etc…) to the public on Google+ and include the hashtag #mommyiscoocoo.4. Socialize – The more shares a website or blog post has the better chance it has of ranking well.

  • Add new friends to your circles.
  • Comment and Share posts you really enjoy!
  • Throughout the day +1 posts with the hashtag #mommyiscoocoo on Google+
*If you want to grow your presence on Google+ email Amanda at mommyiscoocoo(at)gmail(dot)com to cohost.

Link up, hop around, grow your circles! If you’re NOT a blogger, we’ll be back to our regularly scheduled programming tomorrow. But for today I wanted to try something new and G+ really is the place to be if you’re a content creator so let’s explore the possibilities!

PS- if you’re looking for more blogging tips and tricks, there’s tons of them on my  Blogging Pinterest Board. Follow along here:

Meet Carrie Higgins

Dreamer, thinker, + lemon squeezer; you'll usually find me clutching a mug of coffee, glue gun, fandeck of paint colors, and a child at any given time. This mom of two (and wife to one) loves to share freshly squeezed ideas for home and family. Join the adventure as we learn most lemons can indeed become lemonade-- with generous amounts of sweetness, perspective, and love.

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  1. I would love to do this, however, where google+ is concerned, I feel lost in that site. I get that circles is basically the same as friends on facebook, but I don’t get how to find even other sites like mine or people who are quilters/crafters/sewists etc..

    I love this sites design, wish it were on mine. :)

  2. oh and a question, I am sure is stupid.. What is a hashtag and how would you do it?

    • A hashtag is simply any words that following the # sign. You can make up your own hastags to be funny (like, #ilovehashtags) or use them as a way for ‘boost’ your content. Since you are a quilter, you could use #quilts as a hashtag on any social media site, and it becomes clickable and searchable. So someone searching for #quilts would find your post!

  3. Happy to be G+-ing today with everyone. I found some great new people!

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