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Start liking to have a Facebook “Like” button on your Website/Blog

In today’s world, with millions of blogs and websites budding all around the internet, only writing great content and having a good design does not fulfil. To be successful, publicizing your content the correct and effective way holds an equal importance.

Webmasters, mainly the ones who operate blogs, always struggle to have targeted traffic on their great content. This article is about a simple yet powerful solution that will be of a great help to spread content on your blog/website.

We are going to talk about the Facebook Like button integration on blogs which can help to generate lots of traffic for your blog which has a great content published by you but nobody knows that it exists.

As revealed by TypePad on their official blog, TypePad users who installed the Facebook “Like” widget on their blogs have experienced a 50% increase in referral traffic from Facebook.

Facebook Like connects your blog to millions of people on Facebook. In the blogpost, they have put the graphs to support their claims. For those of you who haven’t considered integrating the Facebook Like buttons into your blog, you may want to take a look at these amazing stats and give it a second thought.

benefits of having facebook like button on your blog <Image Credit: TypePad>

In the below example, as you can see this article about the World cup 2010 live streaming has been liked by 18 people (other than me). Imagine how much exposure does the article get when the message “Amandeep likes Watch free FIFA World Cup 2010 Live Streaming Online on technolism.com.” is displayed on the wall of each and every friend of mine. This is same for all these 18 people with this post shared will all their friends. Calculate the amount of traffic this can bring to your blog.

Importance of having facebook like button on your blog

If you have still not added the Facebook Like button in your blog, then you are missing lots of genuine traffic as a blog. Those of you using WordPress as the blogging platform, can download the latest version of Facebook Like Plugin here.

Below is the tutorial/demo of what this plugin exactly does.

And if you have already added a Facebook Like button on your site, have you experienced any hike in your traffic from Facebook? If so, by how much?

Article written by Amandeep Singh

Chief curator of Technolism. A software engineer by profession, an engineer by education and a web enthusiast by passion.

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. z3r0 Reply

    cool.
    that’s really nice and helpful.
    thanks.

  2. Sule Steven Reply

    that’s good
    and maybe we need to include a google +1 also in our blog

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