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I'd like to make a circle that other people can subscribe to in Google+. For my specific example, I know a few of my friends are interested in the fantasy series Wheel of Time and I'd like to add them to a circle so I can update just those people on my progress in the series. Is there any way (other than broadcasting a message to everyone and just asking them, then adding them manually) to make the circle public so that other people who follow me can opt in to get updates to that circle as well?

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There is not (at this time) a way to create any sort of "shared" circle. It is a much requested feature. –  Al E. Jul 27 '11 at 20:50
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I have seen more than one person post a public message that says "If you'd like to see my posts about X, +1 this message and I'll add you to my X Circle." –  Al E. Jul 27 '11 at 20:52
    
@Al Everett: Thanks for the comments. It's a good idea to get people to +1 instead of replying. –  Bill the Lizard Jul 27 '11 at 21:01
    
Another couple of efforts used a public Google Spreadsheet to allow people to self-identify (as photographers, for instance) so that those self-same people could add the others in the list to their own Circle. –  Al E. Jul 27 '11 at 21:03

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A few new resources have appeared to try and address this such as ;

http://sharethiscircle.com/

... Google+ doesn’t provide any API, so you cannot share directly your circle. This [sharethiscircle.com] wants to be a repository for all those circles, waiting for the day Google will provide a faster way to share your circles.

And also;

http://www.recommendedusers.com/

Hope this helps.

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