If you've wanted to add some social functionality to your website but aren't a hardcore developer, then things just got a bit easier - if you're using Drupal or Joomla. The two content management systems can now incorporate Google Friend Connect to any site with the ease of a handy dandy plugin.
If you do so, then visitors to your site can interact by signing in with their Google, Yahoo or Twitter accounts. You can promote Featured Content, get opinions with Interest Polls - and even integrate monetization through AdSense. (In fact, Google uses interests on Friend Connect to serve up relevant AdSense ads.
Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!