Google posted on Google+ that they are now seeking new applications for small business experts to become official Google Advisors. Google said, Google Small Business is looking for experts in a variety of fields to be Google Small Business Advisors.
For those interested, they can fill out the application over here.
The fields include:
- Green Biz
- Motivational / Coaching
- Publicity / PR
- HR / PeopleOps
- SEO / SEM
- Digital Advertising
- Graphic / Web Design
- Social Media Marketing
- Email Marketing
There is no compensation but you do get to call yourself a Google Small Business Advisor and get a fancy badge to put on your web site. It does come with a lot of rules:
The Advisor is expected to participate in the community a minimum of two times per week; participation in the community includes creating a new post, or contributing comments to existing posts by other members.
Emails and tags on G+ will be responded to within a reasonable time frame (generally one business day)
The Advisor will maintain a professional and friendly tone when communicating with community members.
There may be up to one additional request per 2 quarters for additional content; it may be an op-ed article, a Hangout on Air, online Q+A, Twitter chat panel participation, or other activity as requested by the community.
This Advisor term is set to run through Dec. 31, 2016
Forum discussion at Google+.