Search major Google has now launched the Google +1 (Plus One) button that will help people share the content with their friends and help get more traffic on your site. Almost all websites today have the social networking buttons on the page that visitors can use to share the content they like.
You will soon find many sites using the Google +1 button along with Facebook, Digg, Stumbleupon, Reddit and Twitter that are commonly being used. Visitors will be able to recommend your content which will then be shared with their friends and contacts who in turn may also share with their friends and contacts.
Why should you use Google +1?
You may be getting a lot of traffic from Stumbleupon, Digg, Facebook, Reddit and other social sites but this does not mean you completely ignore Google +1. There is one big advantage of +1 button and that is Google. Yes the Google +1 will influence the Google search results. The Google search result snippet will show the Google +1 count. Google will use this count to determine the relevance of a page, so the more the number of share you have the more traffic you will get.
Visitors giving thumbs up to a page is much better than the bots deciding the same. SEO experts will be watching this closely to see how the Google SERP will gets influenced by the +1.
Google has already revealed that the +1’s will be used as one of the factor to determine the ranking and relevance of a page. Google has already updated their algorithm and are monitoring how the +1’s signals affect the overall search quality.
If your site is getting a lot of Google organic traffic you cannot afford to ignore the Google +1.
How to install Google +1 button on your site
If you are using a WordPress plugin to show the social network icons or count buttons you will have to wait for the plugin author to update the plugin with Google +1.
Visit : http://www.google.com/+1
Here is the code.
<!– Place this tag in your head or just before your close body tag –>
<!– Place this tag where you want the +1 button to render –>
The +1 concept is also applicable for Ads. So if you find something really cool on the web, content or a Ad, just +1.
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