- Thursday, September 16, 2010
Social Media Buttons helps you to share your content with the social Web. These buttons allows your visitors to share your content quickly and easily if they feel the content is worth sharing. It can also help you to generate significant amount of traffic to your site, without spending any extra penny.
Social Media Share Button also look at your page to find a relevant Title, Description and Image etc. You should use <title> and <meta> tags to your page to help them to find these information.
If you want to add very specific Social Media Share Buttons like Facebook, Twitter, Digg etc. They are available individually.
Google: +1 buttons let people who love your content recommend it on Google search. Add +1 to your pages to help your site stand out.
<script src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"> </script> <g:plusone size="tall" href="Your Page URL"></g:plusone>
Facebook: The Share Button is the easiest way to allow your content to be shared on Facebook.
<div id="fb-root"></div> <fb:like href="Your Page URL" send="false" layout="box_count" show_faces="false" font=""></fb:like> <script src="http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#appId=Your App ID&xfbml=1"> </script>
Twitter: Add this button to your website to let people share content on Twitter without having to leave the page. Promote strategic Twitter accounts at the same time while driving traffic to your website.
<a href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-url="Your Page URL" data-count="vertical" data-via="Your Twitter ID">Tweet</a> <script src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js"> </script>
Digg: Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web.
Google Buzz: Help people share stuff from your website in Google Buzz.
<a title="Post to Google Buzz" class="google-buzz-button" href="http://www.google.com/buzz/post" data-button-style="normal-count" data-url="Your Page URL"></a> <script src="http://www.google.com/buzz/api/button.js"> </script>
StumbleUpon: Quick and Easy Badge Setup.
<script src="http://www.stumbleupon.com/hostedbadge.php?s=badge5&r=Your Page URL"> </script>
reddit: The reddit button is the smart way to get your content submitted to and discussed on reddit.
<script src="http://reddit.com/static/button/button2.js"> </script>
Sphinn: Submit stories to Sphinn easily by bookmarking them or clicking on a bookmark button in your browser.
<script src="http://sphinn.com/evb/buttons.php?b=lg"> </script>
There are many other websites which offer custom “share” buttons, enabling your viewers to share content on popular social networking sites.
It’s pretty easy to put these buttons on your website, all you have to do is go to these websites and follow their instructions.
Joydeep Deb is a Senior Digital Marketer and Project Manager with 15+ years of experience in Digital Marketing, Lead Generation, Online Brand Management, Marketing Campaigns, Project Management, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), PPC, eMail Marketing, Web Analytics, Web Technologies, Web Design and Development.
With an MBA in Marketing. IIM Calcutta Alumini. Lives in Bangalore, Karnataka - India.