Learn how to format Google+ posts and add appeal to your posts so that you stand-out.
While current social trends suggest that Google+ is still in second place behind Facebook in terms of growth, one area where Google+ beats Facebook is in the ability to add different types of formatting to your Google+ posts.
On Google+, you can add four types of formatting to your posts.
Learning how to format takes just a couple of minutes and can come in handy when you’re sharing something important and you want to add emphasis to it.
To format Google+ posts, follow the instructions listed below.
4 ways to format Google+ posts
How to bold Google+ posts:
Add * around the words you want to make bold. For example, *format Google+ posts* would produce format Google+ posts.
How to add italics to Google+ posts:
Add _ around the words you want to make italics. For example, _format Google+ posts_ would produce format Google+ posts.
How to add strikethrough Google+ posts:
Add – around the words you want to strikethrough. For example, -format Google+ posts- would produce
format Google+ posts.
How to combine formatting on Google+ posts:
Add each individual item in a post. For example, *format google+ posts* it is -difficult- _easy_ to do! would produce format Google+ posts it is
Formatting Google+ posts on mobile
One other great thing about Google+ is that you can format Google+ posts on mobile devices using the same instructions, which can save you time.
While formatting your Google+ posts won’t guarantee that you will get more +1′s and clicks on your content, it can help your content stand-out from the crowd when so many other updates are being shared.
What other formatting would you like to see available in Google+? Let me know in the comments below.