Add a Google plus badge For WordPress Sidebar [ Video ]
Why you should have a Google+ Badge for WordPress Sidebar
First of all, Google has publically stated that social signals are not a ranking factor. [ video by Matt Cutts ]
What would be your motivating factor is the personal search results! Get your author posts ahead of others simply by encouraging others to circle and +1 you. Your brand should follow up a day or two later and make a link share comment. This makes your post show up in their personal google search results.
Select Portrait for Brand and Landscape for Personal.
Input 300 pixels.
Light or Dark depending on your theme colors.
Select your language.
Use default ‘on load’.
Copy GREEN text to a text editor
Copy YELLOW text to a new text editor
Infographic: How to create brand / author badges – Click to open new tab for large image.
[ Video ] How To Generate Your Brand or Personal Google Plus Badge Code For WordPress Insertion
This video tutorial will walk you through generating your brand or person Google Plus badge. How to insert into your WordPress widget content. It is dependent upon you to add the infographicstep 10 in your theme footer scripts. Both Avada and Genesis are used in this video demonstration.
Step # 9 should be placed within a text widget of your sidebars. They will render the badge upon page load and with the help of widget filters, show up for specific author badges, too. Your theme sidebars will resemble the ones I use on this site. Each time I or David makes a blog post, the author badge changes to the respective personal google plus profile badge.