How To Join Google+

google+, facebook killerSo, all the rage these days is the new Google+ social network. A potential facebook killer some are touting. I can’t say whether it will or not as I have not looked deep enough into it yet. I will say this, Google has not so well thus far on some of their new programs.

Google Buzz was a flop, gmail had security issues and if you go to the Google labs, they have tons in the works. Some of their projects have been in the works for quite awhile; only time will tell.

How To Join Google+

Right now everyone wants to know how to join Google+. As the site is in it’s infancy and beta stages, Google states they are still working out some kinks. When you visit the project site, it states they have reached their beta testing capacity with users. So, they ask you to leave your email and they will let you know when it’s up and running and ready to go.

Booo….who wants to wait until then?! We all want to be first in line and say we had the chance to check it out in beta testing before anyone else, right? Or is it just me???

So how do you join when everyone is locked out? Unfortunately right now, it’s invite only. I know, sucks when you’re not invited to the party. However, this morning I was pleasantly surprised to have an invite in my email box. Woo hoo!

So, my advice here is to see who is touting Google+ and how they like it. Ask for an invite if you are pretty sure they will do so for you. I wouldn’t go willy nilly asking just anyone though. Utilize your networking skills and capitalize on the relationships you have already built.

As for bloggers and site owners, maybe using an invite to entice newsletter subscribers or commentors might be a way to go.

As for me, I am going to accept my invite, check it out and report back to you my thoughts on Google+ and whether or not I think it really could be the Facebook killer. I mean, remember when MySpace was all the rage and here comes FB…..Facebook really was the Myspace killer.

Are you on Google+? Do you need an invite?

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47 Responses to “How To Join Google+”

  1. Raja
    August 6, 2012 at 10:41 am #

    I am interested to have Google + to share useful good things I experienced in my day to day life.

  2. shahram baloch
    October 24, 2011 at 1:51 am #

    plz guyzzz any one add me…….

    • October 27, 2011 at 10:51 pm #

      Shahram,

      You can actually do so from Google as G+ is now open for public…

      • Paula
        January 20, 2012 at 4:15 pm #

        Hallo
        wil me aansluiten bij jullie
        groetjes

  3. shahram baloch
    October 1, 2011 at 9:54 am #

    i want to join google+

    • October 10, 2011 at 9:44 pm #

      @ Shahram and the other cool people visiting TheFriendlyBlogger.com… Google+ is now open to public – so you don’t need for any invites and such – enjoy!

  4. Pawan
    September 16, 2011 at 8:21 pm #

    Can I ger a invite for google+. My address is: bessarabo@hotmail.com

  5. Arpit
    August 18, 2011 at 2:24 am #

    Pls guys and gals .. I am dieing to go to google plus pls some one invite me at
    arpitmittal50@yahoo.com

  6. Stephen
    August 17, 2011 at 9:35 am #

    Can someone please send me an invite at,

    Hawksley.S@gmail.com

    Thanks so much!!!

  7. Andrew
    August 14, 2011 at 4:21 pm #

    Can somebody invite me andrewfankhauser@gmail.com thanks

  8. Andrew
    August 14, 2011 at 6:56 am #

    If someone can send me and invite please
    andrzej.krzyzak@gmail.com

  9. August 4, 2011 at 4:03 pm #

    Hey Lisa!!!

    Send me an invite real quick girl.. I have to share this really crappy joke to express my desperation and candidature for the Google + project, so here i go (read further at your own risk)

    Every thing in my life is a +
    My blood group AB+
    My grades in school A+
    My car model Santro+
    My favorite mathematical sign is +
    My favorite Indian GEC (General Entertainment Channel) – STAR+
    My favorite Indian Pain relief cream – Boro+
    My favorite toothpaste – Colgate+
    My madness – Sur+
    My friend is suffering from HIV+

    So now you gotta send me an invite Lisa

    Cheers!
    Andy

  10. Ashni
    August 3, 2011 at 11:49 pm #

    thanx…………….

  11. Ashni
    August 1, 2011 at 5:22 am #

    can someone send me an invite

  12. Ashni
    August 1, 2011 at 5:16 am #

    hi can anyone invite me

  13. Bryan
    July 30, 2011 at 10:31 am #

    I would also like an invite please: vongola.bryan29@gmail.com

  14. Jason
    July 30, 2011 at 9:59 am #

    I would also like to be invited to Google+

    jason_of_alabama@yahoo.com

  15. Mim
    July 26, 2011 at 8:43 am #

    I’d love an invite to Google +

  16. Peter
    July 21, 2011 at 2:35 am #

    Hi,
    Can I also be invited on on Google+ please!
    djpero@gmail.com

    TNX!

  17. Jim Ross
    July 20, 2011 at 9:56 pm #

    this is great info, if anyone would please send me an invite to join google+

    my e-mail is jim@giftsgrants.com

    thanks so much!

    Jim

  18. Bethany
    July 19, 2011 at 9:40 am #

    Loved the post and a lot of the stuff you do.
    I am eager to try out G+
    If you were to invite me I’d be so happy
    bethanyjmw@gmail.com
    but when they say they’ve locked their doors, is that to invitees too?

  19. July 16, 2011 at 11:15 pm #

    Incidently you came up #2 on google search for “how to join Google+”

  20. Sean Collins
    July 13, 2011 at 11:30 pm #

    hey I have never had a face book account but thinking of trying something. Please send invite.
    thanks Sean

    • Lisa Drubec
      July 14, 2011 at 1:44 pm #

      what is your email address?

  21. Matt
    July 13, 2011 at 8:33 pm #

    Could i please get an invite?

  22. July 13, 2011 at 12:01 pm #

    Could someone please send me an invite as well? I am extremely eager to check out Google+ (just like the rest of you). Thank you.

    anchorschmidt@gmail.com

  23. aljaz
    July 13, 2011 at 11:22 am #

    any1 here is so kind to invite to google+?
    if not, thanks anyway…
    electro.thing@gmail.com

  24. G33k917
    July 12, 2011 at 1:26 am #

    Could I also get an invite?

  25. Noel
    July 11, 2011 at 7:33 pm #

    CAN i please get an invite aswell :’( Please

  26. Abed
    July 11, 2011 at 10:09 am #

    hi, can anyone invite me?

    a.fayyad119@gmail.com

    thx,
    Abed

  27. Tariq Valente
    July 11, 2011 at 7:50 am #

    Hey Lisa,

    Nice article, really think they might pull it off, in the end of the day, they have powerful resources to attract in the users and get the movement rolling plus facebook is old news to the trend setters and early adopters……..

    On another note I would really be grateful for an invite and follow ur technology insights. tariq.valente@gmail.com

    Thanks and happy blogging.

  28. mio
    July 7, 2011 at 5:28 am #

    i would love an invit too :P

  29. David
    July 7, 2011 at 2:26 am #

    Hey,

    I really really really want in google+!!!! I don’t have any friends in it though :-(. Can someone shoot me an invite pretty pls!!!!! Moskovitzdavid@gmail.com

  30. Pankaj
    July 7, 2011 at 1:24 am #

    Hey lisa,
    Can you send me an invite too. I am eager to know what they have in store.

    thanks in anticipation.

  31. July 6, 2011 at 9:26 pm #

    Can someone send me an invite?

  32. Jowy1511
    July 6, 2011 at 8:29 am #

    Hi Lisa,

    I think you were lucky. I did get an invite – getting invites isn’t the problem – however Google+ states that it has reached capacity and not letting anyone in.

    It may have created a buzz by creating the private members only type of club. But unless they open up their doors, people are going to be tired of tried to get in or those who are already in will get bored of not having anyone to network with.

    Another poor Marketing approach from Google.

  33. yohan
    July 6, 2011 at 2:39 am #

    anyone here can send an invitation for google+
    would u mind to send me one?
    i do really appreciate ur help

  34. July 3, 2011 at 9:37 pm #

    Hey Lisa, the newsletter stuff is exactly what I did a few days ago. I asked my subscribers if they wanted an invite and had more than 30 replies in less than 20 minutes.

    I sent everyone an invite but some had to wait. Seems Google would not deliver them all straight away but in “waves”. However, it was a great thing to do and now I have so many of my blogging buddies and newsletter subscribers there that it is almost like a party in G+ house :)

    • Lisa Drubec
      July 5, 2011 at 12:41 am #

      see, you are always one up on everyone girl!!! ROCKSTAR!

  35. July 3, 2011 at 3:48 pm #

    hi lisa
    probably I am the first to comment on this post. You pointed correctly that Google plus is by invite only and congrats on getting your invite.Well..I have no networking with you as yet but I believe It can begin with an invite to me from you..:)
    I shall be a good plusmate and hope to contribute to our common cause of building a knowledge society if I get that invite..:)
    Thanks anyways for a nice read..

  36. Juergen
    September 20, 2011 at 2:22 am #

    Hi all i would love to give Google+ a try as i deleted my Facebook account.
    Can someone invite me please

    prometeualias@gmail.com

    Thanks

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