Hi Gidget -
I'm new to blogging and no expert, but I heard that Google + is important since it can help your Google search rankings. It's especially important to post your posts. I've also found a number of groups where I'm able to post and promote my posts.
Hope that helps!
Kerry - kidsmoneylessons.com
I use it!
I guess I will give it a try and see if I can figure it out.
I use it. but i cant get a lot of action on it. which sucks. sorry i was no help