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Tips on Social Plugins – Updated with Video

If you are interested in getting more traffic, more readers and more engagment – you must use social plugins.
Over 70% of the traffic we get to our blog, is a direct result of using social plugins. More importantly the readers we attract from Facebook are more engaging and spend significantly more on our site than our traffic from Google.

Here are 3 tips

  • Avoid Social Toolbars – giving users too many choices often leads to sharing paralysis.
  • Keep your social plugins above the post – 80% of internet readers only read above the fold (in other words – they don’t scroll down!)
  • When using the Facebook Like button – make sure that you “add faces” – This will increase the chances your reader will share your content.

Here are the 3 plugins I use