“Websites that display Twitter sharing buttons are linked to on Twitter nearly seven times more often than sites that do not display tweet buttons.” (Entrepreneur.com) Clearly, adding “Share This” buttons to your websites and emails is a great way to increase the distribution of your content. Make it easy for people to share, and they’re likely to do so!
Just change the parts of the code in ALL_CAPS to your own values. To try them out, click on my text or button links.
<a href=”http://www.facebook.com/share.php?u=YOUR_URL/”>Share to Facebook</a>
<a href=”http://twitter.com/share?url=YOUR_URL/&text=TEXT_FOR_TWEET&via=YOUR_TWITTER_USERNAME&related=yarrcat” target=”_blank”>Tweet This button</a>
Pinterest inserts its own image!
<a href=”http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=YOUR_URL&media=IMAGE_URL&description=PIN_DESCRIPTION”>Pin this on Pinterest</a>
<a href=”http://www.linkedin.com/shareArticle?mini=true&url=YOUR_URL&title=YOUR_TITLE&summary=ARTICLE_SUMMARY&source=YOUR_BUSINESS_NAME”>Share on LinkedIn</a>
<a href=”https://plus.google.com/share?&hl=en&url=YOUR_URL/” target=”_blank”>google+</a>
Send Via Email
<a href=”mailto:?subject=YOUR_SUBJECT&body=YOUR_MESSAGE” title=”Share by Email”>Send Via Email</a>
- Google Plus Share
- Pinterest Share
- LinkedIn Share
- Twitter Share
- Facebook Share
- Add Social Links to Your Email Signature
- Why You Should Add Share Links to Your Website