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Jaana Nyström
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Lives in Jyväskylä, Finland
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Just something about moving shared images to another album: I'm not sure how it works from a mobile...
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Have you been to any of these events?
The one pictured below is - from Finland of course! :D

5 unusual festivals to tick off your bucket list for 2014

The Bucket List:
a selection of numerous flamboyant must-dos before you, well, “kick the bucket”. Everyone has one, each goal is different, but which is the most unusual?

Take a look at 5 of the weirdest festivals from around the world and see which one could win the top spot on your wish list for this upcoming New Year.

- A Luxury Travel Blog

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#Festivals #Travel #Bucketlist
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Hahhhhaaaaa! And it's sunny here in Finland: I have my BBQ pit on fire, just waiting for the coals. :D
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 (Evil laughter and a pinky on my lips)

+Armida Evony has started cooking Finnish stuff!

The conquering of the world has begun.  Beware!

  #Cooking   #Food     #Recipe   #finlandinyourstream  
This year's Easter baking experiment: Finnish Kulitsa

A sweet bread with currants, citron, lemon peel and cardamom, brushed with an egg wash and baked free form. It came out a lovely golden color and smells heavenly. Tomorrow we'll see how it actually tastes! I'm also attempting to make pasha, a sweet pressed cheese spread with dried fruit in it, but I don't think that's going to come out photo-worthy :) 

I used the recipe from Cooking Finland blog which was kindly recommended to me by +Suvi Puolakka. 

Hoping you have had a lovely holiday weekend with beautiful weather, and wishing you a happy easter - hyvää pääsiäistä - glad påsk - frohe ostern -  if you celebrate! 
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I,m curious about Suomi Country, so nice and energic so land...
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Google+ is great for small businesses!

Read on:

Tackling Google+:
What It Can Do For Your Social Media & Search Strategies

"Google+ is a well known network for marketers, technology lovers, and photographers.
But small businesses outside of these sectors may not know much about it or how it can help their business..."

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#Googleplus #Business #Marketing
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+Gil Pac That's nice to hear!
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Who fell for this Facebook "scientific" meme? :-)


I did.
Happy Easter, Which is Not Named After Ishtar, Okay?

"My unfavorite new Facebook meme is this bit of sillyness which has apparently been spotted everywhere from the feeds of my college friends to (allegedly) that of Richard Dawkins' Foundation for Reason and Science..."

- The Daily Beast

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Business post on a Sunday?
But this is good stuff...  :-)
The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Google+ is for real.

"If there’s one social network businesses should pay specific attention to, it’s Google+, which is already playing a more important role in Google’s organic ranking algorithm. I expect this trend will continue.

To the surprise of many across the SEO industry, Google’s Matt Cutts confirmed in a recent video that Facebook and Twitter have no impact on SEO rankings as a result of crawling and accessibility issues. So it stands to reason that if Google wants to use social signals for organic search rankings, it could easily mine Google+ data, where its crawler access is unhindered.

Google+ is also the best way to get access to Google Authorship, which will play a huge role in SEO by the end of the year. Google Authorship helps the search engine identify your content, attribute it to the correct author and build a portfolio for each author that may include what many are calling “Author Rank” -- algorithmic scoring based on author expertise and publishing history..."

#Business #Googleplus #SEO
It's critical to reevaluate your social media strategy at least once a year, if not quarterly.
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Crocuses in my garden

The sun is shining and the spring flowers are popping up here and there...

#Spring     #Finland     #Gardening  
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T. Lake
Wounderful !
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Jaana Nyström

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A very happy #Sunday  to you, my dear Circleverse!
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Bear was a holy animal to the pagan Finns:
Well respected king of the forest even today.
Wonderful camaraderie in the wilds!

A bear and a wolf share food in Finland.

The bear was an important cult animal in Finnish paganism.

The pre-Christian Finns believed the bear to have come from the stars and that it had the ability to reincarnate. After a successful bear hunt, a celebration called karhunpeijaiset (literally "celebration of the bear") was arranged in honour of the slain bear. The purpose of the ceremony was to placate the bear and to convince its soul that it was greatly respected by the people.

The bear was so feared that some of the songs sung during the ceremony were meant to convince the bear it hadn't been slain by the hunters, rather that it had killed itself by accident. The people presiding over the ceremony tried to make the bear's soul happy so that the bear would want to reincarnate back into the forest.

After the bear's meat was eaten, the bones were buried. The skull, however, which was believed to contain the bear's soul, was placed high upon the branches of an old pine tree. This tree, kallohonka (skull pine), was probably a symbol of the world tree and the ceremony was meant to deliver the bear's soul back to the heavens, from where it had originated. From the heavens, the bear would come back and reincarnate to walk the earth.

Bears were not typically featured in early petroglyphs, like other animals such as the elk.
It has been suggested that the bear was such a holy animal that it was forbidden to depict it. Moreover, it was forbidden to use the word for bear in casual conversation, so many euphemisms were developed. In fact, the current standard term for bear, karhu, is originally a euphemism (from karhea "rough", referring to the rough fur). The oldest known and possibly the original name is oksi, preserved in many place names.

The euphemisms were used because it was believed the bear would appear if its real name was called. Modern Finnish still contains many euphemisms for the bear, like otso, ohto, mesikämmen, nalle, nallukka etc.
A similar thinking is behind the euphemisms for wolf (susi), such as hukka ("loss").

#Wildlife   #Nature   #Culture   #Finland     #Paganism  
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Spring is finally here...

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Have her in circles
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Google+ professional coach, blogger, consultant, community manager
Public speaking, business coaching. Google+ Top Contributor & trusted user
  • Gplussa: Social media coach
    Gplussa founder, present
    Google recommended Top Contributor for Google+: Knowledgeable and helpful.
  • Helinmatkat Travel Agency
    Production and Web Manager, 1995 - 2010
  • Aurinkomatkat
    Tour guide abroad, 1987 - 1994
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Jyväskylä, Finland
Helsinki, Finland - Bangkok, Thailand - Rimini, Italy - Rhodos, Greece - Albufeira, Portugal - Malaga, Spain - Agadir, Morocco - Sousse, Tunisia - Riccione, Italy - Hua Hin, Thailand - Pattaya, Thailand - Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain - Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Spain - Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain - Pafos, Cyprus
Google+ TC, Helper and Entrepreneur.
I am one of the Top Contributors to the official Google+ Help Community.
I have been acknowledged by Google to be a Google+ professional.

Helping others "get" Google+ is my passion: However, I don't work for Google, I'm a volunteer TC.
I have my own business Gplussa for coaching businesses, students and non-profits. Google+, Googletools, social media, digital marketing...

Welcome to my Circleverse!

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New to Google+?
Circle this page: Gplus Expertise

Here is my own Google+ Helper Community: All welcome!

Lots of good advice for newcomers and even for old hands.

My Webmag Google+ Help with all things Google

For the lovers of stats: My CircleRank -Get yourself ranked, too!

The communities don't have Custom URL's yet, create your own:

Here are my communities: (In Finnish - suomeksi)

Get yours, too: Not official, but it works.

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"Legally blonde non-geeks who are into Google+, writing, tech, edu, travel, scuba diving, golf, science and all kinds of interesting stuff."    
G+ Help to Goobies given!   

I'm the mother of these Google+ expressions:

Let's Circle! = Let us connect & communicate
- Goobie = Google+ newbie or newcomer
- Googl+verse, Circleverse or Circlesphere 
= All of my contacts and everyone else in G+
- Blueheads = People without profile pics
- Tag+less = Nothing on the hovercard
- Glady or many Gladies = Awesome G+ Ladies
- G+rk = Comment spammer or jerk
- G+tiquette = Google+ etiquette



I live in Jyväskylä, Finland.  Have visited about 450 destinations in 46 countries.  Used to work as a tourguide in several countries for 8 years absorbing history and present day culture, then as a production  & sales manager in a leading travel agency. Have been lecturing and coaching a lot.

I like languages very much (nobody speaks Finnish :-) and here is a list of those that I speak / understand, starting with the most fluent:

  • Finnish, English, Swedish, Spanish, Carelian
  • Italian, French, German, Portuguese
Cannot read or write but have some verbal skills:
  • Greek, Thai, Arabic


About me in Finnish:

Tervetuloa Plussan puolelle kaikki suomalaiset!

Suomi -yhteisö kaikille meille, mukaan vain!

Yritykseni Gplussa sai siivet toukokuussa 2012.
Tarvitsetko Social media community manageria hoitamaan Google+ -sivuasi?

Mistä on kyse, Jaana Nyström?

Kuinka minusta tuli kouluttaja sekä yhteisömanageri:

Ryhdyin yrittäjäksi "vanhoilla päivillä" eli viisikymppisenä ja vaihdoin kertaheitolla ihan eri alalle kuin missä olin viettänyt viimeiset 23 vuotta -> matkailu.

Kiinnostuin sosiaalisesta mediasta varsinkin pienyrittäjien näkökulmasta: Ryhdyin miettimään jo omankin yritykseni kannalta kuinka olisi mahdollista saada some-näkyvyyttä ihan ilman mainosbudjettia tai rahankäyttöä. Valtavasti opiskeltavaa on edelleen, homma muuttuu melkein joka päivä: Uutta tulee mutta jotkut parhaat pysyvät.

Olen erikoistunut Google+ -alustaan: En edes sano some-alustaan koska minulle Plussa on työkalu.
Olen Suomen seuratuin Nobody - Plussan puolella.

Tässä on hyvä haastatteluvideo joka varmaan kertoo olennaisen:

Haastatteluni Keskisuomalaisessa

Blogini suomeksi: GooglePlussasta 
(My blog in Finnish)

Google+ yrityssivuni +Gplussa suomeksi
Matkailualan sivu +Travel Pro Tips
Suomesta englanniksi +Finland Explorer

Vielä kerran, lämpimästi tervetuloa kaikille!

#suomi #Finland 
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One of the world's leading authorities of Google+ knowledge. Google+ Top Contributor. Google+ trusted user and beta tester. Entrepreneur, business coach, consultant. Most followed person in Finland. Worked with listed companies setting up their Google+ business pages. I have been on Google+ since the beginning.
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