how to create a google plus page
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DESCRIPTIONIn just three years, Google+ has become one of the top players in the social media networking field. With more than 3 million active users, it should be a part of any business' social media marketing strategy. While Google offers many tutorials and tours to show users how to set up their products, some people still are put off by the bells and whistles of interactive social media guidance while creating a Google+ page, or other product or channel. So we've simplified the process by creating this slideshow to help beginning Google+ users set up their first Google+ page.
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