Google + Shutdown - What You Need To Know

The Google + Shutdown Date is Here...Are you ready?

Do you know what this means for your business?

Do you know what to do next?

Here's the thing...you may think that this has no impact on you.

And maybe you're right.

BUT...so far every business owner I've spoken to has ended up needing to make SOME KIND OF ADJUSTMENT to their website, social media approach, or more.

Links and other info available below the videos…


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Do you know what this means for your business? Do you know what to do next? Here's the thing...you may think that this has no impact on you. And maybe you're right. BUT...so far every business owner I've spoken to has ended up needing to make SOME KIND OF ADJUSTMENT to their website, social media approach, or more.



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The following are the shows I’ve done so far to help you get ready. The links mentioned in the videos are provided below the videos…

Google + is Closing Down Earlier Than Expected - What You Need to Do Now... The timeline for shutting down Google + has been moved up - to this April! There's no time to waste...Let's Talk Tech about what you need to do and what options you have going forward.

With the Google + shutdown looming, here are some alternatives for businesses, communities, and organizations. Since photographers were particularly active on Google Plus, I included a special list of options for you!

Now the Google Plus is going away, it's more important than ever to start using Google My Business!

Google + Shutdown Links

Jump to: Alternatives for Google Plus | Details for Developers

Overview

The shutdown date has been moved up.

Starting Feb 4, 2019, services will start being shut down. On April 2, 2019 everything will be shut down and deleted.

Even if you don’t “use” G+, you may be using some it’s API services and tools. For example, the comments on your blog/website, or if you let users/members/customers access your tools/service using G+ one-click log in, etc.

Here are the links you need to answer your questions, backup your info, etc.

FAQ:


Google My Business: https://www.google.com/business/
Google Plus Team Blog Post: https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/g-suite/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-sunset-of-consumer-google-plus-on-april-second


Internet Archive

FYI

The Internet Archive is trying to back up as much Google + content as they can.

They won’t be able to get everything but if you want to prevent them from backing up your content, follow the steps explained on Lifehacker: https://tinyurl.com/y4s3u259

To request to have that content removed, follow the steps here: https://tinyurl.com/y54ybd3c


Alternatives for Google Plus

Communities/Groups/Organizations