What Do You Think About the Google +1 (PlusOne) Button?
My First Time With the Google +1 (PlusOne) Button
When I first saw a Google PlusOne button I was intrigued - and went to click it. It wanted me to be signed into my Google account. I backed off..... I've a fear of clicking any buttons online as they've previously been Facebook Like buttons and I didn't want to Like a website and have all my friends see that I'd liked it.
Not all of my friends like what I like - and it just wasn't ever appropriate to show my pleasure at a site by clicking and announcing to the world I like it!
When I first saw the Google +1 button that's what I thought it was like. I thought "I don't want to be associated with this like... what if I don't like it".
But then I realised it's part of the new Google+ social network site - and so I looked into this and I liked what I saw!
With the new Google social network site I can group my different friends/relatives/colleagues/acquaintances into "circles" - and now when I +1 something I am not sharing with the world, but a tight group of people who would also share that same interest.
The benefits are massive! Both personally and for internet marketers. I've not felt able to have a Facebook account before, as it was such a dark art to find out and set your privacy correctly. Google does it so much better and easier.
Find Out About the Google Social Network Site. Google+
- GooglePlus Social Network Site
Google is now entering the social networking marketplace with their new Google+ (Google Plus) social network site. Like Facebook, Google is now giving users the ability to Add Friends and "Like" websites - but they're doing it better than Facebook as
I Put Google +1 On My Website Immediately
Once I understood it, I rushed to my website and I've now added it - although my website's not the sort of site where people are likely to like it by clicking a new button. I think some sites will get liked (shoes, handbags, babies, gadgets) - and some sites just won't have the sort of people that will bother (mine unfortunately!).
But it's there - I'm now in the gang. Up to date and trendy.... but, more importantly, it's not Facebook!
I recommend it!
I think Google will become a major player in the social networking arena in the next few years - I've no issues with their privacy or intent. They're a huge corporation, well established, not a get rich quick website and scheme set up recently.
I think Google likers will tend to be older people, rather than the younger set that prefer Facebook (and its annoying apps and veg patches and other mindless, pointless wastes of time). I see Google +1 as the start of a serious business tool.
Google PlusOne is a winner in my book. Finally social networking you can take seriously - and control!
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