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Pssst. Pssst.... keep it a Secret, But Google + invites are working again

Pssst  Pssst.... keep it a Secret, But Google + invites are working again

Google + invites are working (for now)Hi Rainers, Family, Friends,  Clients ...... We hope you all can keep a secret, but thanks to an Active  Rain Friend, our one and only Techno Super Teacher from NY (I am not sure if he wants to be named) We have received an invite to Google +.

So We are on Google +.........We are so excited, and so far so good, we love it, yes there is a learning curve, and yes it means more stuff to fix, learn and figure out,  and with all of that added time needed to get it all under control and functioning, we will sleep a few hours less than we already did.....

But Right from the word go, you can see the amazing potential and ability to integrate most if not all what we already do on line, on your phone, and our Advantage XI contact system will sync to it all, and once all the kinks, wrinkle, learning curves and hick-ups are ironed out, this will be a very powerful social media platform and tool for all people and business to use.

After the 1st hour of poking around the system, I can honestly say that the rest of the computer world better pay attention, because I think Google is ready to take on anyone and anything and + 1 any one for the next few years.  Google is poised to combine their influence, presence, influence and so much information, that they will likely control the information world,  fun and potentially "money" for some considerable time to come. Yes this may also have some very nasty sides, however do we want to swim upstream and fight it, or do we want to swim downstream and find the benefits and best uses for our lives and businesses....... to us the answer is pretty obvious

As mentioned over the past hour or so we played around a little and so far have found

  1. Setting up and getting started is is almost too easy, wow.
  2. Uploading Pictures, very slick and integrates with Picasa trouble free.
  3. Posting and commenting very simple and smooth
  4. adding links, pictures video etc to post, is a too easy
  5. Connecting other sites, services etc. done in minutes
  6. Because most of us are on some form of Google system already getting going is almost Pfunn....

Now we are not trying to tell you what to do here, but it seems to me that getting yourself an invite, from somebody (like a friend in Active Rain......)  that is on Google + would be a good thing......
Who knows how long invites will work before Google shuts them down again, for the next wave.   Indications are that Google + will likely go totally public by the end of July (in North America)

So if you wanted to receive an invite, you might just want leave a comment to this post and we will see how fast we can get you Google + ed.........
But Keep it a Secret.........;0)

 

 

 

Peter Pfann,

CPCA, ABR, SRES, E-Pro, IMSD, Master ASA, C-CREC, Associate Broker.

Text or Talk To Peter @: (1) 250 - 213 - 9490  

peterpfann@gmail.com  www.pfanntastic.com

Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, BC, Canada, @ Fair  Realty Since 1986.

Regional office: 1540 Fort St Victoria, BC V8S 5J2

 

Comments

I just got an invite from an AR Friend too.... But this one is from NC!  I had to join and at least check it out, and I have a feeling I'm going to like it there.....Now, I'm off to find you and add you to my Friend Circle!

Posted by Amy Hahn, Realtor/Broker - Crystal Coast, NC (Pine Knoll Shores Realty) over 7 years ago

hi Amy,

google + is way cool, we will find you and connect on Google.

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 7 years ago

Peter and Linda, let's see how well this new SM platform will do

Posted by Chris Smith, South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta (Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 7 years ago

Peter & Linda, do I need an invite?  Can you invite me?  I'm ready to poke and play.

Posted by Lora "Leah" Stern 914-772-4528, Real Estate Salesperson (Coldwell Banker, 170 N Main Street, New City NY 10956) over 7 years ago

HI Chris and Leah,

I just send you  an email to contact me with an email address you want to for your invite, and I will send the invite asap, once I receive your emails...

Happy + Day

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 7 years ago

Peter and Linda - I recieved an invite earlier today - Barrie had a look at it for me and thinks it will likely be very good but he also expressed some concern over the sercuity warning.

 

Posted by Kathy Clulow, Trusted For Experience - Respected For Results (RE/MAX All-Stars Realty Inc. Brokerage) over 7 years ago

HI Kathy,

Thanks for your feedback, not sure if it is any different from any other Social Media and or other Google related shared product.

 

Clearly Social Media in general (including Active Rain) puts a fair amount of information in the public domain, which in the wrong hands may cause some potential security risk, common sense hence does need to be applied and reviewed from time to time.

As far as the tools, and potential upside to Google plus, It will very quickly offer so much, that we would not want to do without it.

I truly believe that with the approach Google has taken, that Google + and the responses that willl come from FB, MySpace and others, have changed the future of life on line....

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 7 years ago

Hi Guys, sounds like this one is worth taking a look at! Somehow, I must have my head in the sand as I've not even heard of this. I would love to be invited to the google +1 party :)

Posted by Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate (Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon) over 7 years ago

HI Cindy,

I will send you an email  with the method for us to send you the invite.

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 7 years ago

Finally... It wasn't working all week, then my friend (after a long appeal) Linda Aaron took sympathy on me, and this time it worked! Look forward to sharing the discoveries...

Posted by Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age (First American Title) over 7 years ago

Thanks guys! It looks like a whole new playing field!

Posted by Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate (Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon) over 7 years ago

Hi Rene,

so far so good, we like the interface and once we get used to it a little more I think Google + might be the way to go for the future.

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 7 years ago

H Cindy,

Isend you an email using the AR mail system, please check if you received it, if not, and for those that want an invite to Google,

We need an actual email address to send the invitation to, the AR internal email system does not work for this...

so send us a message via AR, with your email address that you want the Google + invite to go to.

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 7 years ago

Participate