In this edge, social media is the biggest channel to spread out your voice to the world. When you are a blogger/ aspiring blogger then you should never under-estimate/ ignore the power & impact of social media.
Let’s say you are an aspiring blogger or writer who just started his/ her journey of blogging. Your writing is the ultimate thing based on which people will come to your blog and read your article.
But how will you reach to those people ? Have you find it out ? If you write great content on a regular basis then you will start getting traffic from search engine. It’s natural or organic way.
But my question is what you are planning to boost your traffic, spread your voice to more people.
What it means? I mean to say, suppose 100 people have visited your site and read your post, now if they like it, then is there any way using which they can spread their likes to more people they know via their social media channels.
If you expect that people will read your post, then they will go to their profile and share your link manually then you are not getting it properly.
Anybody doesn’t have so much time and you should never expect that kind of thing that it will happen.
You have to make the sharing easier for your readers. That’s what this article is all about. Here comes the real importance of social sharing buttons.
Social sharing buttons are very easy to integrate and are very helpful in your blog’s promotion. So never take the importance of social sharing buttons lightly.
Here I am giving you an example to make my point more clear to you. Just consider You have written an excellent how to article on a software tool. During searching on Google for some of my requirement I have reached in your site. After reading your post I found out that it’s really a very helpful article. So I want to share it with people whom I know via one of my social media profile let’s say through Facebook. So If there I find, any social sharing button at the top or bottom or side of your post, then I will just click on that button for the respective social media channel and share it. & now your article has been reached in the visibility of hundred of my contacts from just me. So in this way if 10 / 100 people share then you can imagine that to how many person you will reach, your writing will reach. That’s the impact I was talking about. If one person likes, he/ she can spread it to hundred.
But if there is no such suitable sharing buttons with your post, then ? At that moment you are losing your chance of getting spread. Don’t let it happen.
Integrate some of the popular/ frequently used social media sharing buttons. Where will you put it ? It’s vital because if the reader doesn’t find it easily then also you will lose your chance.
So take care of the placing of social sharing buttons. Here are some recommendation from my end.
You can put these button at the top or the bottom of the post. Because these two are the primary points where every reader looks at. When anyone starts reading and end of reading. So these two position can invite the reader more to share.
One other position is, in the left side of your post. A floating sharing widget containing your chosen social sharing buttons. These floating share bar will move with your post when you scroll. So reader will always get it and in any position he/ she will get the share buttons, start of the post, middle or end wherever it is. It’s a more flexible option.
These three position are not all, based on your blog’s design and layout choose the position and decide where to put those social sharing buttons will be better.
You can experiment with placing of the buttons to check which position is more convertible. Means placing your buttons at which position your post is getting more sharing.
So I hope that you have understood the importance of social sharing buttons for your blog post. Right ?
Want to ask something or have any suggestion regarding the placing of the social sharing buttons ? Then please write in the comment section.
I am always listening to you.