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September 17, 2014

There are lots of plugins that will add buttons to your blog so visitors can share your content on various social sites. I have been using Add This for years on most of my blogs, and it keeps getting both better and worse. There are many tools to choose from, and you can pick the ones you think are best for your own website.

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Add This has 25 tools that you can use to get more traffic to your blog: 10 Share Tools, 5 Follow Tools, 8 Recommeded Content tools, and 2 Conversion Tools. 14 of these tools are free. The one that I have always used is the Sharing Buttons tool.

As you can see on my blog, I use 5 buttons that are lined up horizontally. The buttons come in three sizes, and can even show share counts if you like. But the thing I like most about them is that they automatically show visitors buttons for the social sites that they use most frequently. The last button opens a small popup where you will find up to 290 other sites that are available, such as Oyyla – if you happen to speak Turkish! Read more …