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What’s the secret behind getting more Google+ followers?

Getting Google+ followers is much like building a pyramid. Except you don’t have a limitless supply of slaves. What you do have is bricks. And you have to lay them one at a time.

How long does it take? A day. Then another day. Then another.

How long does it take? A day. Then another day. Then another.

Every time I put someone into my contact/address book, I put them into my Google+ network. I try to also say something nice to them on Google+, or pass around something that’s already up on their feed. No matter what social media platform I’m on, I always try to do one or two nice things for whoever I’m coming in contact with. Gotta Good Samaritan-up! So, if I send out five Google+ invitations a day, it would take me less than two years to have 3000 followers.

Try to say something nice. — David Henry Sterry

Plus, there’s some very cool people on Google+, and I like the visual nature of it. And now that’s where I go to store most of my pictures. Essentially Google+ has become my picture cloud. Plus they have great vines that make themselves automatically, when you input sequential pictures.

David Henry Sterry reveals how he got thousands of Google+ followers.

David Henry Sterry reveals how he got thousands of Google+ followers.

One warning though, if you don’t want everyone to see the pictures you’re taking on your Smartphone that are being automatically uploaded onto Google+, make sure you click the box that says you want them to be private, until you release them to the public. I took a compromising picture a few years ago in aseedy bathroom and Alaska that somehow made it out onto the World Wide Web. Luckily, I was able to nip it in the bud.

But in terms of building Google+, Facebook, Twitter, any of that stuff, we can all learn something very valuable from the recovering alcoholics. One day at a time!

By | 2017-05-24T13:27:43+00:00 December 8th, 2014|Marketing|0 Comments

About the Author:

David Henry Sterry is the author of 14 books, a performer, muckraker, educator, activist, and book doctor. His first memoir, Chicken, was an international bestseller, and has been translated into 10 languages. “As laconic as Dashiell Hammett, as viscerally hallucinogenic as Hunter S Thompson. Sex, violence, drugs, love, hate, and great writing, what more could you ask for?” – The Irish Times. His anthology, Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys was featured on the front cover of the Sunday New York Times Book Review. He authored The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published with his ex-agent and current wife. His novella Confessions of a Sex Maniac, was a finalist for the Henry Miller Award. He has written books about working at Chippendales Male Strip Club, the teenaged brain, how to throw a great pajama party if you’re a tween girl, a patriciding mama’s boy, World Cup soccer, a sex maniac, and how to get a book published. He has appeared on, acted with, written for, worked and/or presented at: Will Smith, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stanford University, National Public Radio, Penthouse, Huffington Post, over 100 independent bookstores from the Strand in NYC to Books & Books in Miami to City Lights in SF to Powell’s in Portland, Miami, LA & Teaxas Book Festivals, Michael Caine, 92nd St. Y, Smith College, Brooklyn Book Festival, the London Times, Reed College, Playboy and Zippy the Chimp. His new illustrated novel is Mort Morte, a coming-of-age black comedy about gun violence and children, and a boy who really loves his mother. It's kind of like if Lewis Carroll had lunch with the kid from Tin Drum and Oedipus, right before he plucked his own eyes out. He loves any sport with balls, and his girls. His new book, Mort Morte, is an illustrated coming-of-age story chock full of black comedy, featuring, Texas cheerleaders, and stars a boy who really loves his mother.

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