Google launched new +1 Button
Google has answered Facebook with their newest product in the shelf "Google +1 Button". With this new +1 Button your visitors can promote article, blog post, website or product on your website by simply clicking and +1 Button.
Google's +1 Button is more important and will beat Facebook Like in popularity because it will influence the search result and yes that makes a difference, big time. If you own a website for your personal blog, product or anything and being in search result is important for you, than don't wait to put "this" button on your website. Since it's launch I have seen lot of implementations.
To vote +1 up, user or visitor just need a Google profile/account, a standard one. Till date when I am writing this some of the Google Apps users are not able to use this feature but I am sure it will change in future as Google will migrate them and make all products available to them. For now you might get an error like "Oops... you need a Google profile to use this feature.Google Profiles is not available for your organization."
Placing a Google +1 Button on website is very simple and easy and there are not 2 ways like Facebook had either go for iFrame version of JS and markup. Just include JS and place a <g:plusone></g:plusone> and that's it you're done. There are choice for button size too, so you can choose one which fits your website design and spacing. Refer Google +1 for Webmasters to get started. I am sure no webmaster can afford to dislike +1 Button.
It's kind of Google Friend Connect but not exactly, influence on search results and it's appearance in search result makes the difference. It also shows up all +1d links on a users profile in a separate tab.
Checkout this video to understand Google +1 Button in more detail:
and yes don't forget to +1d Blogs@DiGiTSS if you like our posts. 🙂