The +1 feature is an incredibly useful feature of Google+. It works much the same way as the “Like” button on Facebook, it allows visitors to your site to quickly and easily share links to your content with others. The more people who +1 a particular link, the more exposure it will receive and the more important it is in Google’s eyes. So, it is important for you to make it as easy as possible for people to +1 your content.
How do you add the +1 button to your site?
Then follow these simple steps:
- Select a size. You can choose from 4 different sizes, Pick one that will look best on your page while grabbing attention.
- Select a width and annotation type if you’d like to include one. The annotation is the note that pops up when someone mouses over the +1 button. By default, it says, “Click here to publicly +1 this as Your Name.”
- Copy the code for the button and paste it into your website wherever you’d like the +1 button to show.
If you have a blog, you can also use a plugin to make it easy to insert the code in the right spot without having to mess around with code.
There are a couple of different plugins available for WordPress, including: http://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-plus-one and http://wordpress.org/plugins/google-plus-one-google1. Simply install the plugin and follow the instructions to have a +1 button show up in all of your blog posts.
Can you +1 your own content? Yes! This is one of the easiest ways for you to quickly share your content with others. If you have a roofing website or blog make sure you add the Google +1 button as soon as possible.
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