Ask the Expert: Jon Ray and Nicholas Erler on Google+

With hangouts and circles Google+ brings a whole new set of rules to the social media landscape. Now that you have a Google+ presence, what do you do with it? Join us in a Google+ Hangout for our March Ask the Expert. Jon Ray along with Nicholas Erler and community expert Maddie Grant will present not only the basics of setting up your Google+ page, but how to effectively use the newest social media platform to reach out to your networks. In addition you will get to ask our experts your questions about Google+ pages and engagement.

Bring your notepad, as this interactive chat will be chock-full of practical, tactical solutions and actionable insights on Google+.

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About the Experts

Jon Ray

Jon Ray advises a team of Google super ambassadors that are educating local influencers about best practices to promote and grow their online presence. Jon has assisted many nonprofits, bands, businesses and individuals connect with each other through Google+.

Nicholas Erler

Nicholas Erler is on a local marketing team with Google, based out of Portland, OR. Nicholas's goal is to teach nonprofits how to maximize their presence and community outreach through Google+ and other local business products.

Maddie Grant

Maddie Grant, CAE is the co-author of Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web and Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Maddie is also the lead editor for SocialFishing, one of the most visited and respected blogs written for association executives, where she gets to express her viewpoint as a classic Gen-X early adopter and “shiny new toy” addict. As the chief social media strategist for SocialFish, Maddie draws from more than 10 years of experience in marketing, communications, and international business operations to help associations large and small build capacity for using social media to achieve business results.  Find Maddie at