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Christine DeGraff
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WHOA! An incredibly detailed in-depth look at just about everything Google +!!! Filled with Google Plus Pro Tips!

Great job putting this together +Dan Petrovic!

h/t +Bernd Rubel

ping +Ben Fisher +Mike Allton +Shannon Hernandez +Dustin W. Stout +Mark Vang +Ronnie Bincer

#GooglePlusTips #GooglePlus
 
+Dan Petrovic published a very comprehensive post about +Google+, Ripples, Communities, the API, Content Success Analysis, HoA, Events ... well, about everything you possibly want to know to dive deeper.

Great post!

FYI: +Mark Traphagen, +Christine DeGraff +martin shervington, +Denis Labelle, +Stephan Hovnanian, +Eric Enge 

https://plus.google.com/111588754935244257268/posts/V1ULE7FaJRL
A detailed analysis of Google+ platform with case studies, actionable tips, statistics and a visual guide to little-known features.
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You forgot one ping +Christine DeGraff ;)
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FREE BOOK
Part I of +Nicholas Cardot' book Blogging to the Third Power is absolutely free until midnight tonight. I highly recommend it for all bloggers, writers and website developers.

#blogging #free #book
 
Blogging to the Third Power
It's Completely Free, No Opt-In Required Until Friday!

I believe that there are three powerful aspects to building a powerful and profitable online presence: Amazing Content, Brilliant Design, and Commanding Influence. By increasing all three areas, you exponentially increase your potential to enjoy success in the online world. That is the purpose of this series of books. 

In this, the first of the series, I delve into content creation strategies. 

Also, as an added bonus, the book is entirely free until Friday night at midnight. No opt ins. Nothing. Just free. Jump over to Amazon and purchase this free book right now. :-)

Also, please...please...please consider rating and reviewing it or even helping to spread the word before the freebie sale ends. 

http://www.amazon.com/Blogging-Third-Power-principles-profitable-ebook/dp/B00JNVE7OC/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1397512344&sr=1-1
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+Nicholas Cardot's book is tip top! Congrats on the release Nick.... I enjoyed reading it and found a lot of valuable tips.  
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Quick!
Someone better hand me another glass of Google + koolaid because I'm starting to lose that warm and fuzzy feeling!

In all seriousness, after six weeks of hosting live music hangouts on +My Music Hangout - and I should add they were awesome thanks to the bands and the production skills of +DENNIS N. DUCE - I think we must be doing something wrong. Not sure if it is too often, not enough marketing and promotion, the wrong day of week or time of day, or if there just really isn't a big audience for live music here in Google Plus.

Feedback is welcome!
 
Feedback Anyone???
I'm not sure if there is a lack of interest in live music hangouts on Google Plus, if we are not promoting them well enough, or if we are just asking too much to have fans tune in weekly and maybe we should go to once per month... feedback anyone???
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Awesome I look forward to listening to it!
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One year ago today, tragedy struck in Boston but that didn't stop them... they stayed #BostonStrong .

#GotYour6 remembers all the victims and their families from the Boston Marathon bombings, and encourage them to keep running.

Photo cred- +Pat Tillman Foundation
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Meet +Lisa Engles 
This spunky lady will have #15MinutesOnAir  tomorrow to tell her story which is guaranteed to inspire and motivate you! Should be a fun show! Come out and join us tomorrow at 2:30pm EST. 

Sponsored by: +Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/White House http://www.inndc.com

#inspiration   #motivation   #education  
 
Join +Christine & Mia and our permanent guest host +Craig Fifield  as we chat with our guest +Lisa Engles 

Wednesday, April 16th
11:30am PDT/12:30pm MDT/1:30pm CDT/2:30pm EDT

More about our guest:
Lisa Engles is an author, speaker and coach and the founder of InnerState coaching. Lisa's coaching career began over 20 years ago in the health and wellness industry as a personal trainer and triathlon coach.  She eventually created her niche in mind-body wellness where she took an integral approach to helping her clients achieve their health and wellness goals. Realizing that she had a bigger purpose to fulfill, she turned her focus towards working with visionaries, thought leaders and social entrepreneurs to use their natural gifts of connection and communication to awaken human and social potential.  

Her Story: 
My background is in health and fitness.  I was a competitive runner for 20+ years and a competitive triathlete for 17 years.  I went to school for exercise physiology because I was pretty much obsessed with how we can take our body to it's highest level of performance.  Right out of school I started coaching (runners and triathletes) and worked as a personal trainer.  After a decade of doing that, I realized that I was more interested in the effect our mind has on our body so I transitioned my coaching to focus more on that.  Along the way I accumulated (way too many) certifications… life coach, EFT practitioner, Music therapy, movement based healing arts… and a lot more.  I combined all of these into my coaching and started presenting nationally at conferences and for organizations like USA Triathlon on the mind-body connection and peak potential

That still wasn't really doing it for me.  In my early 30's I left my marriage and became a single mom.  Went through a really tough 4-5 years.  Came out the other side and wrote my book: Breathe Run Breathe: Ancient Breathing Practices to TurnYour Daily Run Into An Effortless, Revitalizing and Mindful Practice.  I also created a 3 month program by the same name-- which is really a personal development program disguised as a running program, incorporating breath work (pranayama), spiritual principles and …. running  

We are looking forward to hearing more about what makes Lisa tick!
This week's show is sponsored by:
+Holiday Inn Washington DC-Central/White House  A full service hotel, conveniently located in downtown Washington, DC The hotel is located within walking distance of the White House, DC Convention Center, and two separate Metro/subway stops. http://www.inndc.com

Each week +Christine DeGraff & +Mia Voss  spotlight guests who share their inspiring stories of ingenuity, tenacity and courage!

Follow our community for updates on upcoming shows as well as guest and sponsor opportunities http://bit.ly/HwlX52

Follow the buzz on Twitter and Google+ using hashtags
#15MinutesOnAir  &   #WhatsYourStory  
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Hello +Lisa Engles , I am waiting for "What's Your Story?" 
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Live Music Hangout On Air Tonight
Here's what I will be doing at midnight EST tonight :)

#MyMusicHangout #BandWidthHOA #music #hangoutsonair
 
Advent Horizon: Warrant After Party: BandWidth Friday Night Jam: My Music Hangout

Join us on Friday, April 18th, 2014 for our Seventh LIVE Concert Hangout On Air performed by +Advent Horizon broadcasting LIVE from Detour in Richfield Utah.

Friday April 18th, 2014
10:02 pm MST (12:02 am EST, 11:02 pm CST, 9:02 pm PST)

+Advent Horizon is opening for Warrant Friday night at the Sevier Valley Center (http://svc.snow.edu/warrant.html) and afterwards will be playing a 3-hour set at the Warrant After Party. We will be broadcasting live during their 2nd set on location at from Detour in Richfield Utah. 

"Advent Horizon is by far one of the most unique and talented bands to come out of Utah. Hailing from the underground music scene of Salt Lake City, this progressive rock band has it all. Sick guitar riffs, rich harmony, unique lyrics, and unbelievable talent. They have gained inspiration from a variety of bands ranging from Led Zeppelin, Rush, and the Black Keys."

Presented By: +My Music Hangout  
Executive Producer: +Christine DeGraff 
HOA/IRL Producer: +DENNIS N. DUCE  
Production Company: +GomBoc.Me 
Host: +DENNIS N. DUCE 
Co-Host and Indie Music Consultant: +Rylee McDonald 
Sound Engineer: +Laif Erickson 

My Music Hangout on YouTube: 
https://youtube.com/user/MyMusicHangout

My Music Hangout Website:
http://www.MyMusicHangout.com

See other Hangouts On Air produced by Gomboc.me: http://goo.gl/6oZhpX

Watch Live on Dennis' Blog: http://goo.gl/2yQakn
Watch Live on Facebook: http://goo.gl/GdsFb7

#MyMusicHangout   #hoaconcert   #HangoutsOnAirInRealLife     #gombocme   #Gombocd   #HOAIRL   #indiemusic   #BandWidthHOA #BandWidthNation #BandWIdthFive   #TeamBandWidth  
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Save the Date! May 6th
We had a remote audition/sound check today on +My Music Hangout with +Ars Nova and are very excited to feature them on a special show on Tuesday May 6th! We have another sound check next Thursday and will share another song with you next week!

You can learn more about the band on our website, which includes links to all of their sites/social media pages and to their latest tracks: http://mymusichangout.com/bands/ars-nova/

#MyMusicHangout   #BandWidthHOA   #ArsNova   #music   #hangoutsonair  

cc: +Brad Golden +Chris Foote 
ping: +Tom Rolfson +Sean Cowen 
 
Check out my band +Ars Nova performing a remote audition for +My Music Hangout! The song is called Trust Me
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Looking forward to playing for everyone. Thanks for setting this up, +Christine DeGraff! 
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Exciting News - Live Warrant After Party!
+Advent Horizon, the first band featured on +My Music Hangout's new show +BandWidth Hangout On Air, is opening for Warrant tomorrow night and is playing three sets for the after party. They will be broadcasting their second set live for us! 12:00 midnight EST! Come join us!

RSVP: https://plus.google.com/events/cbpf4pncn1j644srqeo0909c4pg

#MyMusicHangout   #BandWidthHOA   #Warrant   #AdventHorizon   #music   #hangoutsonair  
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Yes +Ace Taylor it's pretty last minute :)
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Live Music Hangout On Air NOW!
Really enjoying tonight's live music hangout! We gave out some "backstage passes" and have +Chef Dennis Littley +Kristin Drysdale and +Sudesh Solanki joining us as we listen to Circle the Stars on this week's +BandWidth Hangout On Air on +My Music Hangout.

#MyMusicHangout   #BackstageHOA   #music   #hangoutonair  
 
My Music Hangout Presents BandWidth the HOA for Live Indie Music
Join us on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 for our Sixth LIVE Concert Hangout On Air performed by Circle the Stars broadcasting LIVE from +Lumpys South in Sandy, Utah. 

Wednesday April 9th, 2014
7:02 pm MST (9:02 pm EST, 8:02 pm CST, 6:02 pm PST)

Watch Live on Google+: http://goo.gl/xzVkM7
Watch Live on YouTUbe: http://goo.gl/8mbc5Y
My Music Hangout on YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/MyMusicHangout

This week's hosts +DENNIS N. DUCE and +Rylee McDonald will interview the band. Let us know what you would like to learn about them!

This Weeks Band: Circle the Stars
Twitter: http://goo.gl/DlwC2V Facebook: http://goo.gl/kLj1MF Website: http://goo.gl/UibhmX

This Weeks Play List
Please support the band. THey are not getting paid to be on +BandWidth Hangout On Air or +My Music Hangout so your purchase of their songs will help them to keep creating more music.

Opening Song: Lifeless Star
Second Song: Watch You Fall
Third Song: 23
Fourth Song: The Line That Divides
Fifth Song: To The Stars
Sixth Song: Love Once Lost
Seventh Song: Snowflakes
Eighth Song: Silhouettes


About Circle The Stars

Circle the Stars is a new chapter.  Joel Clark, Michael Howell, Matthew Petrucci, and Dylyn  Boswell grew up sharing experiences, playing shows and developing a story.  Formed in December of 2005, the band began playing small shows at high schools for Battle of the Bands.  In the next several years, they played in several local venues including the University of Utah, Murray Theater and Kilby Court.  Although, throughout the years, members have come and gone, the line-up remains almost completely original.  Dylyn Boswell quickly stepped up to the departure of previous drummer, Michael Lofgreen and brought a new energy with his arrival. Joel, Michael, and Matthew have all had their short leave of absence, but returned and kept the same unified vibe.  All members have done musical work in various fields such as musical theater, electronic software, guest vocals and side projects.  Echoed Illusions, the name used for nearly ten years, was designed to convey a fictional story into an emotional, musical journey.  

Echoed Illusions referenced a piece within the story, and that same story continues in Circle the Stars.  Circle the Stars identifies as the symbol with most significance in the stories.  The story is about three separate characters, their stories, and then coming together in an epic battle/conclusion.  Each character in the story is compared to stars and each are given numbers.  This utilizes the idea of something alive, intelligent and comparable to us, as a statistic or number. An organization discovers a strain to give humans superhuman abilities, but they soon discover a mutated strain.  The only way to rid the world of the strain is to eliminate those carrying it.  The organization "circles the stars" or rounds them up for slaughter and banishment.

Circle the Stars is:

Joel Clark - Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Michael Howell - Guitar, Vocals
Matthew Petrucci - Guitar, Keys, Electronics
Dylyn Boswell - Drums

You can contact us for booking at:

circlethestars23@gmail.com
m.petrucci07@gmail.com
michaelhowell33@gmail.com
dr.razlo23@gmail.com

or

Michael Howell - (801) 244-0534
Joel Clark - (801) 651-9883
Matthew Petrucci - (385) 227-6091

Coming soon to an HOA Event Description near you!

Let us know what you would like to learn about the band. You can join us live at Lumpy's South or you can engage with the band live through the chat in this event.

Presented By: +My Music Hangout  
Executive Producer: +Christine DeGraff 
HOA/IRL Producer: +DENNIS N. DUCE  
Production Company: +GomBoc.Me 
Host: +DENNIS N. DUCE 
Co-Host and Indie Music Consultant: +Rylee McDonald 
Sound Engineer: +Laif Erickson 
Location: +Lumpys South 

See other Hangouts On Air produced by Gomboc.me: http://goo.gl/6oZhpX

Watch Live on Dennis' Blog: http://goo.gl/2yQakn
Watch Live on mymusichangout.com Blog: http://goo.gl/V78Lz4
Watch Live on Facebook: http://goo.gl/GdsFb7

#MyMusicHangout   #hoaconcert   #HangoutsOnAirInRealLife     #gombocme   #Gombocd   #HOAIRL   #indiemusic   #BandWidthHOA #BandWidthNation #BandWIdthFive   #TeamBandWidth  
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Highly Recommended Reading
and completely FREE this week!

+Nicholas Cardot will change the way you blog. Please be sure to leave a review - I'm working on mine now!

#blog #blogging #bloggers
 
Blogging to the Third Power
It's Completely Free, No Opt-In Required Until Friday!

I believe that there are three powerful aspects to building a powerful and profitable online presence: Amazing Content, Brilliant Design, and Commanding Influence. By increasing all three areas, you exponentially increase your potential to enjoy success in the online world. That is the purpose of this series of books. 

In this, the first of the series, I delve into content creation strategies. 

Also, as an added bonus, the book is entirely free until Friday night at midnight. No opt ins. Nothing. Just free. Jump over to Amazon and purchase this free book right now. :-)

Also, please...please...please consider rating and reviewing it or even helping to spread the word before the freebie sale ends. 

http://www.amazon.com/Blogging-Third-Power-principles-profitable-ebook/dp/B00JNVE7OC/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1397512344&sr=1-1
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+Christine DeGraff Thanks for sharing this amazing offer from +Nicholas Cardot !  I'm really looking forward to reading this!
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Employment
  • Circloscope.com
    Co-Founder, Social Media Marketing, 2013 - present
    Circloscope is Google Plus circle management tool that makes it easy to manage your circles!
  • ChristineDeGraff.com
    Social Media Strategist, 2013 - present
    Christine is the founder of The Social Strategist, an up-and-coming blog that is connected to the social media amplifier, Triberr, giving its blog posts a potential reach of 29M.
  • Websketching Web Design
    Partner, Web Developer, 2007 - 2013
    Websketching Web Design is an award winning web development company specializing in custom web solutions and web content management as well as responsive website design using HTML5 and CSS3. Websketching offers responsive websites built for desktop, tablet and mobile - and updated using Websketching's web content management system (CMS) as well as custom WordPress websites.
  • Comcast-Spectacor
    Web Programmer, 2003 - 2007
    One of two lead programmers for the Philadelphia Flyers at Comcast Spectacor and project manager/developer for several other team sites. Developed templated website product which was sold to many arenas around the country.
  • RealTime Media
    Web Programmer, 2000 - 2003
    Developed online sweepstakes and instant win games for clients including Maybelline, MasterCard, Old Navy, Kodak and The Philadelphia Eagles.
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Hangouts On Air, Google+ Connection Queen!
Introduction
What's My Story?
I believe my story is still being written. It is constantly evolving and changing and in fact, may never be complete. Lately I have been busy helping others tell their story in my "role" as the #ConnectionQueen of Google Plus. You can learn more on my website or by searching hashtag #31People

Live Hangouts On Air
I am currently co-hosting three very popular Hangouts On Air (HOAs) here on Google Plus. They are:

Ronnie Bincer and I have teamed up to co-host Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques (aka #TNTBootcamp), a new Live HOA series #TNTBootcamp on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 2:30pm EST. #TNTBootcamp will help you learn to identify and engage with key influencers in your industry and to understand how to "get on the radar" and become influential yourself.

In addition to the #31People project mentioned above, I am currently working on several other projects to introduce some really fabulous people here on Google Plus to others that may not have them in their circles. One of these projects, #15MinutesOnAir w/Christine & Mia, is a live weekly hangout on air (HOA) that I co-host with Mia Voss. Each week on Wednesdays at 2:30pm EST, Mia and I introduce a guest that we feel has a great story to tell. Whether a guest's story is inspirational, motivational to educational - or just an excuse to get to know someone better - each show is unique and refreshingly different!

I am also the co-host for the Online Money Show w/David Oldenburg on Fridays at 1:00pm EST. The Online Money Show features social media influencers and Internet marketers to cover topics related to social media, online business and current events. 

I have several pages and communities but the one I enjoy the most is My Music Hangout - that's where I go to share and listen to music with cool peeps. I am a huge fan of heavy metal, alternative and southern rock: (in no particular order) Metallica, U2, Eminem, Muse, Linkin Park, The Beatles and a dozen or so other artists plus a bunch more randomness! Random is the word of the day when it describes my taste in music! Click here to join my music community!

Shared Circles
I am interested in all things related to Google+, social media, music, SEO, data mining, web development and current events. I like stories that are inspirational, motivational or educational. If you would like to put me in your circles, those are the ones I belong in!

Circloscope
I am one of the owners of Circloscope, an easy, powerful circle management tool that can help you clean up and manage your Google+ circles. Learn more at www.circloscope.com.

About Christine
Christine DeGraff is an entrepreneur w/15 yrs experience in web development, SEO and Internet marketing. Her Google+ profile is ranked among the Top 200 US women by CircleCount.com and she consistently ranks in the Top 50 most popular women in the US based on engagement. Her Klout/Kred scores put her in the Top 1% of online influencers. 

» Salem County Women of Achievement Honoree
» NJ's Best 50 Women in Business by NJBiz
» Finalist Emerging Business of the Year by NJBiz
» FANATI® Winner Outstanding Customer Service
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Mia Voss nicknamed me the #ConnectionQueen
Education
  • #TNTBootcamp
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Soon to be Christine Taylor