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D DANIEL

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bonjour et bonne journée / Bonne soirée et bonne nuit à toutes les personnes de cette communauté

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comment faire disparaitre des communautés à quelqu'un elles sont publics merci d'avance
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D DANIEL's profile photoTom DiPietro's profile photo
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cette une bonne question...  je ne sais pas
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Carolyn Reeves

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Has anyone used a goal tracking tool in their community to gauge progress toward a common goal? If so, what have you used?
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priyadharshini ramesh

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Can anyone tell me is it possible to change my community name???
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Oh. Didn't know that.
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Aaron McElwee

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I'm owner of a gaming community on google plus. My goal with the community is to offer a place for players to learn and discuss the game.  However with 125,000 members and this game popularity many content creators are spamming there youtube and twitch video channels within the community.  I assume to claim more clicks and subscribers.  At this point I really want to lessen the videos coming into the community.  Its hard to see a community stream be nothing but video when in fact I'm trying to cultivate conversation.  Any ideas on how I need to handle this in my community.  Should I just ban videos?  

 Some members just share videos they like which I'm fine with.  Honest shareworthy post.  However some members use our community as a marketing platform.   This may be a case where some members have ruined it for the rest.  Any suggestions how to deal with this?  Suggestions on changes to my community guidelines?   Thanks for your insight!
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+Aaron McElwee well the first community was orphaned by owner/mods. It got pretty bad. Another member and myself we created a similar community. You have to ask to join or be invited.the owner and our group of mods stay active we even created a hangout for us to discuss issues outside of the community the original community the admins have not been active in 2 yrs.
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John R. Ellis
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Profile Display Question

I sometimes run across weird looking profiles - sometimes they even circle me - that show "Restricted" so I can't circle them and have no Post tab at all, and no visible About information.  Some have circled Profiles and Followers and Views too.  I can't find any Settings to make a Profile or Page look like that.  Does anyone know the trick?  If I wanted to create an account that looked like this, how is it done?  I know that if someone blocks me - I see "restricted" - but these seemingly "block" everyone on G+ somehow.  Do they have a beta testing feature I don't have?

https://plus.google.com/116783995951935138314/about
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But that means you have to set an age limit, and you would lose a lot of followers. Personally I avoid it. 
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TBH Turtle

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Can you accept people to a member from a mobile iPhone?
So the owner of the community made it private (which I don't agree with, I think that's censorship) So when I get a notification someone wants to join, it brings to a chart on the regular google plus website (I use the app) and when I press the down arrow, the only options are members and moderators, no "join requests"
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I am a mod in 2 different communities. Can't say I don't swear nor am I perfect. I don't the foul vulgar language belongs in worldwide open platforms. I despise these people on YouTube doing vape related product reviews one reason I don't watch them if I was a vendor I would not reward their behavior by continuing to send them my products. A little of topic but another point of view
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Hi I own a community and there are not much posts going on,only I post most of the posts so is there any way to make them post?
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Ditto
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Dr. Prerna Singla

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hi... i have a query ... i wish to dissolve one category in my community. i have moved all the posts of that category to another category. but they still appear in the old category... if i delete the old category, will that delete all the posts that were in that category??? I do not want to delete the posts.. the posts show that they have been successfully moved, but they are still seen in the old category... :-/ 
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+Andrew Hatchett i refreshed 2-3 times ... i'll exit n check again. :) .. thanks Andrew :)

+John R. Ellis  ohkayyy... now i get it ... yes i'll refresh n re-check :) .. thanks John.. :)
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J Hess

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just had a quick question. is there a way to make it so that all posts need to be approved? not necessarily comments and such but we need to cut down on the amount of spammy posts in our community and it has been suggested that we set all posts to be approved first by a moderator. thanks in advance.
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yup, just as i figured. right now we are doing what +John R. Ellis suggested as that seems to be the only viable workaround. thanks again :)
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D DANIEL

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J'ai une question - Comment avoir une ou des grandes communauté / collections. Vous fêtes où! votre pub une communauté ou une collection ?
J'en ai vu des communautés avec des grands nombres de personnes dans la communauté comment ils font  ?
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D DANIEL's profile photoJohn R. Ellis's profile photo
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Come again?  As per the FAQs here - just make your community the best one on G+ in it's category, and they will come.  It may take awhile though.  Be patient.
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Stephen Peel

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We don't show up when posting

Some of our members this morning have reported that when they attempt to post a Collection to us, and type our community name into the To: box, we do not show up. One has also said that our name does not show up when scrolling down the list either, and yet they are members.

Is there a reason why we are not showing up. Is there a limit for instance as to how many communities a person can have in their list when posting? Please advise.

Kind regards
Steve
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+John R. Ellis
Hi John, I have created a Help post for our members to hopefully get this matter sorted. I have added your link also, as the information within may just do the trick for them, and me. Here is that post if it may help. Steve
 https://plus.google.com/107362631242446742513/posts/gg9g57aUepK
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priyadharshini ramesh

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How to change my community's display picture.. Pls tell me fast ..
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+priyadharshini ramesh​ Did the reply that +John R. Ellis gave you work? Please tell us fast..
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J Hess

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i had a quick question i was hoping someone could help with.

i created a community and am the owner, but i would like to make another moderator the owner as well as there are some things i'd like them to be able to do that they can only do as owner level.

it's not really a concern but had crossed my mind.....can an owner remove or demote another owner from a community? or only the creator? i wouldn't suddenly want to find myself without access to my own community. i've looked around online and can't seem to find this answer. thanks in advance.
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As indicated, you need to fully trust the new Owner won't remove you and hijack the community, which has been done, demonstrated, and discussed here several times recently.  IMHO - you should always have at least 2 different Owners of any "important" community in case one of them becomes disabled or loses their G+ account.  OTOH - the only major important extra power an Owner has over a Mod is promoting new Mods.  Mods used to have that power, but they abused it irresponsibly and it had to be taken away from them.  
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Stephen Peel

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Good Morning
I am wondering if there are ways of making a community more easily searchable.

For example: I type a word in the search bar (Collections), and hope to find a community related to that word Google+ Collections hopefully.

But that isn't quite so easy. What comes up after I have added the word in the search bar, then clicking on Communities, are a dozen other communities in the list before our own.

They don't quite come down in order of highest member count first either. And some are not really about Collections as I see them, but might just have the word Collections in the title, as do we.

So how do I get it up there. Are there ways of adding hashtags or searchable words to a best place on the community, is the title searchable and should add be adding more words somewhere, or is it just a matter of waiting a lot longer until the community becomes more established.

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Steve
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+John R. Ellis I was really just making sure I wasn't leaving anything out or missing something with regard to promoting our community, and like most products and services, the right advertisement is important.

But yes, I agree with you completely with regard to being  the best you can be how that will be more than enough. "if you build it they will come" must be the best strategy. I am sure I am just a little over-eager :) Thanks again for your support John, it's appreciated.

Kind regards, Steve
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Ruby “Schnee” Rose

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How can I tell which mod banned which member?
Is there a way to tell? Im an Owner and I have about 12 other mods. One of them has been abusing their power, is there any way to tell who has banned who? 
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Cyphon “Bloody Reaper” Greenwood's profile photoWilliam Putman's profile photo
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check your circles and ask your subscribers they can usually tell you
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Stephen Peel

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We need Moderators

Hi, our Google+ Collections community has taken off after many hours of hard work, and it's still hard work as you all know.

But it is hard work mainly because up until just a few days ago, there was just myself and one other, now we are 3 until we can find more Moderators or at least people who want to be Moderators.

Where could we find them and how do we advertise for them. I have put posts out in the community and on my profile page, but no joy.

We need people who have some experience in creating Collections, with at least 2 of their own. And they must have had good experience in Google+ as a whole.

Any advice please.

Steve
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Google+ Collections
https://plus.google.com/communities/101885389612190759002
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+John R. Ellis
I dropped a boll*** with that pinned post, as I have been using it for as a fixed feature. I have been giving it some thought actually today about starting to free it up, as I would like to choose a Collection at random to be focused in the pinned post each week. A lucky dip :).

I suppose I just wanted to keep all the plus 1's and comments for new visitors to see, and for my own ego.

Thanks again John
Steve
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Roger Brownlie

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How do I get engagement reports on my community, members, posts per month, top contributors etc? It's a standard feature on most professional community platforms. Surely g+ can do this but I can't figure out how.
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Thanks for that. Looks like I will need to use a different platform for my project... Lithium, Jive, Discourse are looking good.
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Khristine Preme

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I'm just joining for a quick and important question
So I recently joined a community and there are NO mods or owners there, maybe they've left, but can we self-promote or something?
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+Khristine Preme cool we were having the same type issue owner and mods inactive for 2 yrs. We just created a better community with active admin
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Stephen Peel

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Hi,
I am new to this community, and hope to find answers to a few questions. Just one though for now :)

With the advent of Collections, we have created a Collections only community, and it is doing very well, with over 750 members sharing more than 600 amazing Collections. Hundreds of which have been Featured by Google+

Now you have an idea of the community without me posting a link, what I want to know is, is there any tricks or ways of adding subcategories to category lines.

Google will only allow owners to add 20 lines for categories. Now that might sound like a lot to lets say a Landscape Photography community or Nature community for instance, but not for us, and here is why.

Collections are made up with just about any subject you can think off, and then some. So we have to be able to have a place for each subject.

We don't want something like Your Collections and Other Peoples Collections, as can you imagine having to scroll through 600 Collections to find the subject you want?

We have had to do is, use all 20 available lines, and try our best to group categories on each. For example: Wildlife / Nature / Season, on one line. There is also limited room on each line before the end becomes unreadable when posting.

So there it is. We have nearly 800 members in just a few weeks, and only one person asking if we could have a category for Flowers / Plants / Trees, instead of it being in Wildlife / Nature / Seasons.

So is there a way of adding subcategories to categories, or some other way of adding. Or will Google be giving us more lines in the future.

Kind regards to you all.
Steve
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I think it all sounds too much for what I was thinking. We have only had one person asking if she could have her Flower Collection in Flowers and not in Nature. Everyone else has found a category. 1 in 775 is not so bad.

I suppose I am just preparing for the chance that we may have say 1000 collections of Wildlife, Nature, and Seasons, all in one place.

But then, lots of communities have thousands upon thousands of similar posts in a category and there are no issues.

I feel we are doing OK, and it would just have been nice if there was a simple way to create an easy to navigate directory of subjects. It might come eventually.

All the best you lot and thank you for your assistance today. Take care. Steve
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Any idea what will happen to the communities after Google downgrades and/or removes Google Plus?  I'm afraid to invest any more time in my group or even Google Plus if it is not going to be here.
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+Dr. Prerna Singla So true.  I know Facebook groups are vital to that platform.  Maybe Google Plus will just be renamed and the interface changed.  We will have to wait to see I guess.
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