You can consider Google+ as fraternal twin of Facebook, with some differences and improvements . You can also take it as alternative of Facebook .
Some simple and interesting tips, if you are new or a bit new to Google+, that could be helpful for you are as following:
1.Creating your personal profile: The first thing you want to do is create a Google profile . You can make it through your Gmail account
2.Check your Incoming feed: Unlike Facebook, Google Plus lets people share things with you even if you’re not following them. Consequently you’ll want to check your Incoming feed now and then to see whether you’re missing out on anything interesting from someone you don’t follow.
3.Start some Sparks: In addition to following people, you can search for interesting stuff to share about particular topics in the Sparks section on the side menu of the main page.
4.Grow your Circle: First distinguish your circle and give name to them you can add more circle with name you like .Add people to grow your circle by matching them in relative circle.
5.Using Hangout: Hangouts is like video Skype on crack because you can have up to 20 people, well, hanging out via video. Think about how you can hold meetings with customers and prospects through Hangouts .
6.Ensure the privacy settings: Privacy settings must be the first thing to do . What ever you upload whether it is picture or anything lock it in privacy .
7. Using the stream to share content: The stream is a lot like the Facebook stream. You post a status update, a link, a photo, or video. The difference here, though, is that you can decide who you want it to post to – one of your Circles (or more than one) or the public. You can share blog posts, company news, white papers, videos, pod-casts, photos, eNewsletters, or any other content you’re producing.