There has been a lot of talk about Google’s new plus project. But with it only being out just shy of a week, it is tough to judge the success so far. If these stats are right, the project is off to an excellent start.
Should you add Google plus buttons to your web site or blog?
I would highly encourage it. A lot of people have already done so.
Check out these stats from mashable…
Both Google and Twitter trail far behind Facebook, whose plug-ins, most notably its “Like” button, are on about 20% of the sites’ front pages. Note: Although the chart below lists Twitter’s plug-in as a “Twitter Share,” BrightEdge CEO Jim Yu says it refers to the Twitter tweet button.
To put +1′s growth in perspective, Facebook’s “Like” button showed up on 50,000 websites a week after the company announced a web-wide “Like” button last April. It was on more than 100,000 sites within a month. Twitter, meanwhile, made its tweet button available to publishers last August.
A Google rep declined comment on the report.
The study also notes adoption for links to Facebook Pages or Twitter feeds on front pages. Such links are much more popular than buttons, but still, more than half — 51% of the sites — have no Facebook or Twitter link on their front pages.
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