Aug 25, 2011 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Making +1 button more useful for Google+ users, Google announced a few changes.

Now you can share link to your +1'd pages with your social circles on Google+. Besides this you can also use +Snippets to  customize the description, name and image. Secondly, there new inline annotations to increase the engagement on your page.

+Snippets

Once you share the content by opting for the Share on Google option, it will also allow you to add comments and by default include a link and an image for instant reaction. Google calls it “+snippets”.

Here's a video explaining how exactly this new feature works:

This new +snippet feature will benefit the publishers too as with just some tweaking to your webpages you can encourage more sharing of your content for your Google + users.

Inline annotations

Google Daniel Dulitz explains how it works, “Now, when a person visits a page that someone they know has +1’d, they can see a name and face reminding them to pay special attention to your content.”

This is what it looks like:

According to Google, these features will arrive next week. However, as announced last month if you want to take be an early bird and test the updates even before they are rolled out for other users join

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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