Best People To Follow On Google Plus

Here’s my list of the top people to follow on Google Plus, a work in progress, so feel free to suggest a catagory or person to follow on Google+ in the comments below

  • All profiles have Google Verified Names badges or I know them personally
  • Need a G+ invite, just ask in the comments below
  • Hang out with me, here…..
  • On Sept. 5th, Google+ added their own recommended users page

Internet Marketers

  Social Marketers


  Mobile Marketing



Literary / Authors




CEO’s / Founders

  Tech Authorities




  Independent Filmmakers

Apple Fanboys / Devs

  Android Fanboys / Devs

Danielle Hurley

  YouTube Personalities




  1. Posted August 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | Permalink Fake Profile Deleted….

    Lady Gaga to Musicians

    With the advent of Google Verified Profiles the next three are real, and I added them!

    Britney Spears

    Taylor Swift

    and Trent Reznor

  2. Posted August 11, 2011 at 8:04 am | Permalink

    Chris, I recommend adding a new category – Literary Peeps. I recommend Jim Hanas, a short story writer and literary editor. He writes an interesting and thought-provoking column for Google+ so I’d add him.

    As for me, I’m still tinkering. I share IM information as well as literary with a healthy dose of other ephemera. Politics, etc. I think my best stuff falls into the literary department, but I’ll let you decide. :-)

  3. Posted August 11, 2011 at 8:13 am | Permalink

    Stephanie Calahan is a great productivity guru, she’s on G+ already. add her please!

  4. Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.
    Posted August 11, 2011 at 8:54 am | Permalink

    May be Bloggers and Online authors can be a category. If you cannot classify an author into other categories, this category can be used.

  5. Posted August 11, 2011 at 9:15 am | Permalink


    So far you have a pretty good list started but I will come up with some more. In the meantime I say add Abi. Just one heck of a nice guy.

  6. Jarrod
    Posted August 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | Permalink

    I’d add ed dale, (im and maybe apple fanboy! ) and John C Dvorak (tech)

  7. Tarrget
    Posted August 11, 2011 at 6:00 pm | Permalink

    I need an invite please! Thanks!

  8. Tracy Crawford
    Posted August 11, 2011 at 6:06 pm | Permalink

    I think there are a lot of Googler’s that you’re missing, but it’s hard to put together a list. Some will post about their jobs others won’t.

    Matt Cutts, Rick Klau, Jeff Huber, Travis Wise, Brian Rose, James Crawford, Kamal Singh, Robin Norvell, DeWitt Clinton, Punit Soni and Bradley Horowitz are all good people on Google.

    Some of the best people that I know that have a strong interest in education besides myself are Jason Becker, Sharon Cauldwell, and Audrey Waters.

  9. Posted August 11, 2011 at 11:30 pm | Permalink

    I respectfully, but strongly, disagree with even having a politicians category. Someone else can curate that hoo haa. I’d never follow a politician on G+. They phone it in everywhere else, they’ll phone it in on G+ too.

  10. Posted August 12, 2011 at 12:44 am | Permalink

    I agree, I think there are probably a lot more people. Then some of those people, although known for a category, are not really posting about that category on a regular basis either. That’s my problem. I am not ‘well know’ so to speak, and I don’t focus on one category of information. I post news, information, business, marketing info of all types and I do the occasional “sharking” too…

    As I’m slowly learning how to use and how others are using G+, I’m starting to figure out what I want to post about. Segmenting lists works, only problem is, I think nearly everyone public posts, since that is how you get traffic. I wish Google would add another version of Public to how G+ works. As a result of G+ my personal, albeit test blog, has increased in traffic by 215%. I love that aspect.

    I have suggestions of other people, for those that might want to know… Not sure my list will meet the standards of some of the ones above. :-)

  11. Posted August 12, 2011 at 10:35 am | Permalink

    I’d be interested in a G+ invite. I’m using the +1 on my website and hope that Google FriendConnect will also be replaced with Google Plus soon.

  12. Posted August 13, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Permalink

    I need an invite to google +

  13. Elena
    Posted August 14, 2011 at 9:43 am | Permalink

    I need an invite to google+

  14. Posted August 14, 2011 at 9:44 am | Permalink

    Now you tell me – Yes, I’m on Google+, find me at:​h – follow me (Day Trading – Videos),

  15. Pilar
    Posted August 17, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Permalink

    Hi Chris, I was wondering if you could you add a category called parenting? Here is also my link I would love to find more people interested in the same topic! Cheers!

  16. Posted August 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Permalink

    For Video Games, Tech Culture and Amazingness:

  17. Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:20 pm | Permalink

    I like your list, many of them are in my social media kings & queens list, lol. I have done things a little different too and done countries.

  18. Posted August 18, 2011 at 4:36 am | Permalink

    These are definitely some of the best people to follow on google plus. I’m not sure if I care about celebrities here, unless they are known for their intelligence. Or have something of value to share and engage with. There’s always facebook and twitter for that. Good stuff, Chris!

  19. Posted August 18, 2011 at 4:37 am | Permalink

    Oh, hey, what about

    Martin Maybruck

  20. Posted August 19, 2011 at 12:44 am | Permalink

    You know, Chris, thinking about Hangouts and video and where that’s going on the Plus, how about a filmmaker circle?

    I happened to stumble across this guy here who is starting an unofficial google plus film festival in Hangouts. Don’t know anything about him, but I like his idea.

  21. Paul
    Posted August 19, 2011 at 1:21 am | Permalink

    I don’t get it, why follow someone who just has a static page up like Mark Zuckerberg?

  22. Posted August 20, 2011 at 11:16 am | Permalink

    Thanks for the add, Chris! Finishing up a youtube film right now, actually. I’ll keep you updated and share any new filmmaking plussers I come across.

  23. Posted August 20, 2011 at 11:35 am | Permalink

    Not technically a filmmaker, but very important to film, IMO. And a Chicago icon. Where does this guy fit in on our list?

  24. Posted August 20, 2011 at 6:19 pm | Permalink

    Hi Chris, I’m not sure how good her posts will be but I saw Alanis Morrisette join the other day.

  25. Posted August 24, 2011 at 10:20 pm | Permalink

    Hi Chris, I would love to have a G+ invite. I’m nobody huge yet, But this would be a great start. Avis Hardy -aka- 1stAutumn.

  26. Posted August 27, 2011 at 10:02 am | Permalink


    I would love it if you added a Training list. Count me in.

    Also, if you are looking for additions to you Mobile Marketing list, I would like to be in that list.


  27. Posted September 25, 2011 at 5:30 pm | Permalink

    As I stated in your post I would get to this. A simple ‘Home’ wouldn’t be enough but Home Remodeling and Improvement maybe too much. IDK I’ll leave that up to you. Here’s a link that would work for it

  28. Posted May 28, 2012 at 6:32 pm | Permalink

    Great list to follow, thanks!

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