said 1 year, 3 months ago:
I’ve been on G+ since the first of the year, and must say I am spending more time there than I am anywhere else, largely due to the diversity that is just there, available for the learning and to participate in. It’s quite different from Facebook, and it’s helping me to spread my social wings. On both Facebook and in real life, I rarely just jump in on others’ conversations, but G+ makes it easier to do, all the way around.
@deairby, as for which circle others go in, that’s really up to you. I have a SME Clubs circle set up to help me remember how I made the connection to the people there.
I’ve encountered a couple of people on G+ who apparently have very few circles set up to manage, while others have quite a few. In fact, just the other day one of the gals in one of my circles posted a public post (so you’d be able to find it, if you were to search). There were some interesting ideas and comments on setting up and managing circles. One guy wrote that he had about 50 circles, divided into 3 categories: Personal circles, interest circles and reading circles. He added that “Most new people start in the Tryouts circle. People in this circle are regularly evaluated. If i don’t find them interesting, i uncircle. Otherwise they get “promoted” to one of the circles below.”While I think that could turn into a lot of work, I thought it was pretty smart.