When you start a blog, its necessary to somehow promote your posts as well as allow your readers to share your content to the world and thereby increase your viewership.Addthis is such a services which allows you to share your content accross 100+ services.
AddThis is the world’s largest content sharing platform. It gives end users a simple and easy way to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased web traffic and in-depth analytics. It supports a
variety of platforms like website, blogger, joomla, typepad, wordpress, tumblr etc. Once you select the platform, you can select the style of share buttons.A variety of options are available.
Small buttons, large buttons, basic buttons, a single share button and few others. All you have to do is select the platform and the stlye and addthis will give you a code which can be inserted in your blog template.
Prominent features of AddThis are
- Easy-to-use tools help users to share your content and drive viral traffic
- In-depth analytics provide insight into your audience and user activity
- Powerful APIs let you create your own UI, access analytics, and more
Addthis supports popular services like Facebook, Twitter, Email, Print, Google, Squidoo, StumbleUpon etc.
Once the code for addthis has been inserted in your template, the next part is analytics and tracking. You can check how many likes, shares and bookmarks you’ve got easily.You can filter by time period.The addthis analytics page shows you the top services and content according to addthis.The content tab shows you a daily trend of all your content and shows you the most popular posts.The geography tab will display your clicks and shares country wise.Clicking on a particular country name shows you details about which posts were shared in that country.The analytics is not as indepth as Google Analytics but is certainly acceptable on a smaller level.
So use AddThis and simplify sharing on your blog!
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