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Would You Use Google+ More If You Knew It Could Help Your Search Rankings?

Update: Matt Cutts has responded to Moz’s report. See end for update. Sure, some of you are already using Google+ a lot, and I’m not one to call it a ghost town, but I don’t think many would argue that it doesn’t get the level of use as Facebook. But if you knew for a fact that Google+ could directly …

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Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning

Google launched the +1 button before it even launched Google+. It’s always been a way to send social signals to Google, and help it determine what content people like. This helps the personalized search experience for one thing. But while the +1 button has long given you the option to post a piece of content to the Google+ stream, just …

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The Google +1 Button Has No “Direct Effect” On Rankings, But…

Google’s +1s do not have a direct effect on a site’s ranking in search results. Google’s Matt Cutts said as much in a “Power Searching With Google” hangout on Google+ (via Alex Graves). However, he did indicate that Google is really only getting started with authorship, which he hinted will only become a stronger signal going forward. Have you seen …

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Everyone Can Start Getting More Pageviews From The +1 Button Starting Today

We recently reported on a new feature Google unveiled for the +1 button: recommendations. When you hover over the button on a site, it will now recommend other content on that site based on +1’s, providing a way for users to discover more well-liked content on the site, and possibly drive some additional pageviews for the publisher. Here’s what it …

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Chrome Web Store Gets Google Plusified

Google announced that it is adding Google+ sharing features to the Chrome Web Store today. The Google plusification of the Web Store includes the addition of the +1 button, which will help users recommend apps (and extensions) to their friends, and anyone else. “You can now share all of your favorite Chrome Web Store items with people in your Google+ …

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New Google +1 Button Feature Could Drive Some Pageviews

Google announced that it’s rolling out a new feature for the +1 button to its platform preview channel, which shows recommendations for other content on your site. Google+ Platform Preview is where Google launches updates for the platform before they’re launched to the general public. The feature will roll out to all users in the next few weeks. It could …

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Google Continues To Spread Google+ Throughout Its Products (This Time It’s Panoramio)

Google announced today that it has added the +1 button to Panoramio photo pages. This is just the latest of Google’s Google+ integration into its other products, which will likely continue for the foreseeable future. “Every time you click on the +1 button in a Panoramio photo you are adding your personal stamp of approval to that photo. You will …

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Google: +1 Is Not The Best Quality Signal

Google launched the +1 button, even before people knew about Google+, the social network. It was a way to tell Google that you felt a particular piece of content or search result was one of quality, and deserved to rank well in Google’s search engine. Now, Google’s Matt Cutts has admitted that it’s not really a great quality signal. Cutts …

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Google +1 Button Gets A New Look To Match Google+ Scheme

The Google +1 buttons are getting a simple makeover to match the red and white digs of the Google+ scheme. According to an update on the Google+ Developers blog, the new +1 look will be visible to the Google+ Platform Preview Group before being deployed into the public. So what was once blue and white (and a little green, yellow, …

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Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People

Do you use Google+? If so, do you like to +1 Web sites and other awesome things you find on the Net? Well, it’s about to get easier to get your +1 on. The

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