I don't want to be shy about asking for shares. This position is bold.
Instant Ad Boxes: ✓ Below Header
<div style="height: 20px; padding-left: 10px;">
<div style="float: left;" class="g-plus" data-action="share"></div>
<div style="width: 225px; text-align: center; float: right;">Happy Thanksgiving</div>
ok why left i know my hand is right but yes seems the eye goes top left... also i have not integrated Google wonder if i should ?
Web page heat maps measure where people's focus is. They always light up that top left corner.
You'll typically do better with a Facebook share button, based just on audience size.
I'm using Google+ because I want to connect on a topic.
Make it easy for the influencer in your niche to use his/her influence.
Agree on positioning. Even google heatmaps show that ads are hit more often in the header and top/left column (on a home page that is; forums, classifieds and blogs are a diff. story). Nice idea John