Why Do +1 and +1 Equal 3? Why Is Google Giggling? (First of Two Parts)


See +1’s

Sometimes it’s easier to find exactly what you’re looking for when someone you know already found it. Get recommendations for the things that interest you, right when you want them, in your search results.

The next time you’re trying to remember that bed and breakfast your buddy was raving about, or find a great charity to support, a +1 could help you out. Just make sure you’re signed in to your Google Account.

Show +1’s
In order to +1 things, you first need a public Google profile. This helps people see who recommended that tasty recipe or great campsite. When you create a profile, it’s visible to anyone and connections with your email address can easily find it.

Your +1’s are stored in a new tab on your Google profile. You can show your +1’s tab to the world, or keep it private and just use it to personally manage the ever-expanding record of things you love around the web.

This is Google’s “Answer” to Facebook “Like” — and it’s going to be a whole lot more powerful in search engine rankings than most people realize.  That….is for Part Two…

//doug

One response to “Why Do +1 and +1 Equal 3? Why Is Google Giggling? (First of Two Parts)

  1. Part 2: The Strategic Planning Document Google Won't Show You…..Published Wednesday, June 8, 2011.

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