Would you like to find people on Google+?
How about find people on Google+ that live in a specific area?
If you answered “Yes!” to the above questions, you’ve come to the right place.
I will walk you through the problems with Find People on Plus and Google’s own Google+ search before I show you something I’ve been tinkering with that seems to work well to reliably find people who live in a specific area.
Find People on Plus
If you’re interested in finding people on Google+, you’ve probably poked around Find People on Plus.
Find People on Plus has a few issues you should be aware of, not the least of which is the fact that it has only indexed a fraction of the total number of Google+ profiles.
Another issue is that you can’t reliably find people based on location, which is kind of important for most people.
For example, let’s take a look at a basic skill/interest and location search: Continue reading