If you haven’t seen it, here’s a good introduction to the Google +1 Button:
If you haven’t installed it on your website yet, I’m happy to say that setup is a snap. Practical eCommerce just released a nice little write-up on the new service along with instructions. Here’s the official Google +1 page where you can grab the necessary code.
Whatever it is that you were working on today, I would take a break and place this snippet of code on your E-commerce site.
If you don’t know what Google +1 is, Todd Wasserman posted an excellent Q&A about Google +1 over at Mashable a few months ago. Here’s a small taste:
Google’s announcement that it’s adding a “+1” button to incorporate sentiment into its search results raised a lot of questions not addressed in the company’s official announcement.We spoke with Google rep Jim Prosser about +1. Here are some of our questions answered. What other questions do you have about the new product?
As an E-commerce webmaster, you’re going to want to include the Google +1 code onto your product pages ASAP. Will Google’s +1 feature surpass Facebook’s Like button in terms of sheer user volume? Probably not. But I suspect it will play a pretty substantial role in future niche search rankings.