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How to Create Social Sharing Links in Under 5 Minutes [Quick Tip]

How to Create Social Sharing Links in Under 5 Minutes [Quick Tip] | MarketingHits |

You know that feeling when you see or read something fantastic and you just have to share it with every human you know? (I get that feeling a lot when I read BuzzFeed and Upworthy.) When I get that urge to share stuff, the first thing I do is glance quickly around the website for social sharing links so I can pass on whatever I'm reading with just the click of a button.

But when the social sharing buttons aren't there, well ... sometimes I just don't feel like opening up a new tab, logging in to a social networking site, creating a new post, and manually pasting the URL I want to share into it.

Yeah I know, it's kinda lazy -- but then again, 40% of people will abandon a website that takes more than three seconds to load. Think about it: A lot of people get frustrated or just don't do things on the internet if it takes even a few extra seconds. That could translate to a lot of people not sharing your webpage who normally would.

Barbara M Fowler's curator insight, June 11, 2014 1:18 PM

Can I use this to get some colleagues to share Facebook posts? I want to email possible posts to them and make it easy for them to share.