Buttons, buttons, and more buttons! How many more social share buttons are on the horizon? Probably alot. More and more social sites are coming out with new social share buttons to allow users to share content to their friends and followers. Today’s hot buttons are the Facebook Send Button, the Twitter Follow Button, and the Google +1 Button. Each of which are new share buttons that you should be adding to your blog.
Yes, by now you’re familiar with the Facebook Like Button, but your focus should now be on adding the Facebook Send Button to your blog. The Send Button allows your blog subscribers and site users to easily send content from your site to their friends. Upon clicking on the Send Button, users will have the option to send your URL in a message to their Facebook friends, to the group wall of one of their Facebook Groups, and as an email to any email address. This button is not a replacement for the Like Button, yet an exceptional compliment or sidekick. The Send Button simply gives your users one more option or avenue in order to share your valuable content blog content, which is what you want. Set yourself and your site up for success and add the Facebook Send Button to your blog and let the sharing, I mean sending, begin.
Just last week Twitter announced on their blog the introduction of the Twitter Follow Button. The Follow Button is going to be a great button addition to add to your blog. The premise of button is to increase engagement and create a lasting connection with your audience. You best add this button to your blog as it will give your blog readers a new way to discover and instantly follow your Twitter account. Bring your blog readers to your Twitter timeline and increase your followers today with the Follow Button.
The third new share button that you should add to your blog is the Google +1 Button. Just announced and introduced yesterday, the Google +1 Button is a new recommendation tool. It allows you to give your stamp of approval on content you like and recommend it. As Google puts it, “The +1 button is shorthand for “this is pretty cool” or “you should check this out.” Being that Google is the biggest and baddest search engine on the planet, it behooves you to get the Google +1 Button up on your blog. See it in action here on this Video released by Google:
If you haven’t already, get moving and add these new share buttons to your blog today. They will help and improve your content through social sharing, increase your blog and site engagement, and help grow your following through recommendations.