HootSuite Shares to Google+ Pages

Hootsuite How to Add Google Plus
Hootsuite How to Add Google Plus

Hootsuite Google Plus PagesDid you hear that you can now post to Google Plus business pages – but not personal pages – directly from Hootsuite?

Many may have overlooked that news because Google+ originally did not permit feeding from any other source and required all shares on G+ to be made only on their site.

This short video from Tim Friebe of T&S Web Design will guide you in how to get started managing your Google Plus Pages with Hootsuite:

What You Can Do on G+ Within Hootsuite?

  • You CAN manage circles.
  • You CAN post to BUSINESS pages.
  • You can NOT post to your personal page.

There is a free version of HootSuite which allows you to manage up to five social media accounts including your Google Plus business page. If counts individual pages as “accounts” so if you have multiple pages on each network you may have to upgrade to manage all of them.

NEW: Video from Ileane @BasicBlogTips with more detail on How to
Manage your Google Plus Account from Within Hootsuite

HootSuite to Google Plus Features

These posts contain full details on the features you can now manage from within Hootsuite:

Google Plus Resources:


  1. Hi Gail, I was really please to see that HootSuite was the first social management tool to have access to Google + posting. I know it’s only for business pages right now but the good thing is you can at least monitor your Google + profile activity by creating a circle just for that purpose and adding it as a stream in HootSuite. I hope you get a chance to check out the video soon. Thanks.

  2. […] HootSuite Shares to Google+ Pages ~ You can now manage your Google Plus circles from within Hootsuite – even the free version (as long as you have not used all five of your allotted social slots). That post now includes a link to Ileane @BasicBlogTips’ new How to Connect Your Google+ Account to Hootsuite that explains how Hootsuite can schedule your shares for your optimum time. […]