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Google+ Pages, Events and Hangouts On Air for organizers (part 1)

If you run a conference, meetup or event, you're probably thinking about increasing your presence on Google+. I've recently helped a few folks set up their Google+ presence in haste so I thought it would be worth typing notes on what you need to know.

I've observed 3 types of events being organized on Google+:
A yearly conference or unconf that it is a stand-alone brand, such as CES.An umbrella conference with several related or affiliated events, like JSConf.A broad collection of many local communities, such as the Google Developer Groups. In this multipart series, I'll dive into each main part:  Google+ PagesEvents & Hangouts On Air, starting with Google+ Pages. I'll also touch on YouTube channels. Google+ Pages In the past, organizers would create a brand new email for their event, like myconf-needs-a-gmail@gmail.com. You don't need to do that anymore. Actually, DON'T CREATE ONE OFF GMAILS ANYMORE! Using you're existing gmail is easier to manage…