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Promotional Tools for Writers on Google+

Our massive list of writers on Google+ has almost reached 400 accounts today. To help all these new users, we’ve collected a number of promotional tools for writers and publishing professionals on Google+.

First of all, if you want to interact with other writers or readers on Google+, add your name to our Writers on Google+ directory. Make sure your profile is simple, direct and concise. Consult Twitter Profile Mistakes Writers Should Avoid for some general advice.

Next, follow this link to create a shortened, easy-to-remember version of your Google+ URL. For instance, the service converted this GalleyCat editor’s Google URL from a long stream of letters and numbers to this handy URL: gplus.to/jasonboog.

Follow the general directions in this post to use Google+ for organizing your book party.

Then check out this article for tips on how to look for a job on Google+–it will work well for publishing professionals and writers.

Download the Extended Share for Google+ toolbar for the Google Chrome browser. While this tool should be used carefully, it will let you share Google+ posts across other social networks.

Finally, nonfiction writers should explore this handy post on how journalists are using Google+.

 

 

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