Google Working Hard to Control the Universe

I read a lot of search engine optimization blogs and articles every day. On any given day Google has better than a 90% share of the news for the day in one way or another. The social web sites increasingly get a good share of the news recently. But most days it’s just wall to wall Google.

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Google PlusOne Button +1

Click +1 To See What Happens

Social SEO is increasing in importance in the world of Search Engine Optimization. Google has been bleeding traffic market share to the social networks, and in an effort to plug the gaps they have released +1. The goal of +1 is to capitalize on relationships, and provide personal recommendations to create a social search experience for Google users.

The +1 Button works in a similar fashion to the Facebook LIKE Button. When a Google user is signed into their Google account, they can ‘+1’ websites which signifys that the user endorses or recommends the site. The important thing to remember is that everyone will see your +1 regardless of whether they are part of your Google social circle or not. [Read more…]