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Social Sharing Icons are vital to increasing the reach of your message
Twitter has been the most effective social platform for attracting new readers to Pushing Social. Facebook is also darn effective even though I actively ignored it for 2 years.
But here’s the deal, I’m not a social network groupie. But that didn’t stop me from testing and effectively placing share icons on Pushing Social. I made a point to make it ridiculously easy for anyone with a social audience to quickly share relevant content.
Over the last few years, I’ve tested dozens of strategies. Most didn’t work, but I uncovered a few “best practices” that has reliably ushered quality readers to my blog. I’ve implemented these techniques with equal success on my client sites.
Here are a couple useful observations -