Where I Put the Google +1 Button

After much internal wrangling, I decided to put the Google +1 button for my blog at the end of each body of text. Why? I am not looking for easy +1’s but for people who have truly digested a post and think it contains content valuable enough to share. Placing the Google +1 script at the end of the text lends itself to being clicked after the full post has been read.

By the way if you need the script and are a non-programmer, simply post this into your WordPress or other content editor in html mode and the Google +1 button will automagically appear.

<!– Place this tag where you want the +1 button to render –>
<g:plusone size=”medium” annotation=”inline”></g:plusone>

<!– Place this render call where appropriate –>
<script type=”text/javascript”>
(function() {
var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async = true;
po.src = ‘https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js’;
var s = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s);

And without further adieu, here is…

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Jordan Fowler

Jordan helps small businesses grow as the owner of Moon & Owl Marketing, a marketing and advertising agency in Fort Worth, TX. Lover of cycling, track and field, and borderline Liverpool FC fanatic.

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