Google+: Getting Started

Tips, tutorials, and recommendations for using Google+ for personal or brand networking.

Setting up and customizing your Profile

Your profile is where your friends can find out the latest about you. Add a profile picture, then share the right details with the right people. Find out more at http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/profile/.

Finding people you know, and new people to follow

It's easy to find people you know on Google+. Search your address book, find people from school or work, or get suggestions related to your closest friends. Find out more at http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/sharing.

Organizing contacts into Circles

Circles make it easy to share the right things with the right people, just like in real life. Learn more at http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/sharing/.

Google+ Communities

With Google+ Communities, you can talk about the stuff you're into with people who love it too. Plan events, start hangouts, and share with your communities from across the web

Sharing content (photos, links, videos, questions, etc.)

Google+ is all about sharing. Share photos, videos, links, or anything else that's on your mind. Find out more at http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/sharing/.

Engaging and interacting with your contacts and the public

There are plenty of ways to join the conversation. Add a comment, +1 the stuff you think is cool, or even start a hangout. Learn more at http://www.google.com/+/learnmore/sharing/.