Social media has become an excellent tool for businesses to engage with their following and create brand awareness. You should have links available for your audience to share or like on their favorite social networking sites. In this article discover what you need to know about social media links.
Some of the most popular social networking sites as of 2016 are Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, and Google Plus.
Social Media Links
You will have the option to include follow buttons and share buttons on your website. I recommend that you have both available for your readers. Keep in mind that you want to make an enjoyable experience for your audience.
What are Social Media Follow Buttons?
Social media follow buttons allow your audience to connect with your social network business pages. Adding “follow” buttons on your website will help you build your fan base and build awareness to your social media accounts.
These “follow” buttons can be placed anywhere on your site. Most sites have them located on the sidebar, top, and “About Us” page.
Click on the links below to create “follow” buttons for your social media networks:
What are Social Media Share Buttons?
People love to share what they like with their friends and family. Social media share buttons allow your audience to share your website with their favorite social media accounts. These buttons are a powerful tool for building brand awareness. If a person shares your site on their personal Facebook, all of their friends will see your business. You will be reaching more people by allowing your audience to share your website.
It is important to make it as easy for them to share as possible. Make it a one-click action. People will not want to spend time and go through multiple steps to share something. One-click options produce the best results.
If you are using WordPress for your website you will be able to find a perfect plugin for your brand. Just do a search for social media share plugins for WordPress.
I use SumoMe for my social sharing links. SumoMe is a powerful plugin with many tools available. They offer a free and paid membership plan.
I hope that you have found some value in this article.
Are you using social media links on your artist website? What is your favorite plugin for WordPress? I would love to hear your thoughts.
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