Add Facebook Like Button to Website - Simple, Easy Steps for Social Marketing!
In today’s world, social marketing has taken over precedence and it’s very important for your website. Not only it makes your website more visible on the internet but helps drive tons of traffic from social media. Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and various other media sites will not only drive traffic but give your website credibility, face time and more than anything sales conversions.
Facebook pretty much now drives what’s hot and what’s not. If you do not have Like/Share button on your website, it most definitely will be receiving less traffic (that does not mean its true every time but most of the time, there are exceptions to everything). If you are planning to have viral marketing campaign, Facebook and Google Plus should be your main focus. The more likes/shares you get on social media, more your products goes around. The main reason behind the success of sharing buttons is ease of use, less time consumption and greater integration. People now use share/like button as bookmarks as well so it helps to have the buttons on your website.
The following tutorial will take you step by step to adding Facebook Like button to your webpages:
Step 1: First of all, Sign up for Facebook Insights here at Facebook Insights. This is not required for getting Facebook Like button but helps you monitor and get more accurate statistics on how people go about your site and how much traffic you are getting from Facebook.
Step 3 (Advanced Options): Open Graph Tags - What it does is help define your entity of your website, so if you are a movie site, you can put in information according and it will list your website on persons Facebook page accordingly under is movie likes. Facebook explains in detail other options that you can have to get more advanced functions onto your website like button, use different language for like button etc.
Alternatively, if you want to have much simpler and more buttons than just Facebook, you can go for services provided by www.sharethis.com as viewed here to top at www.varinap.com. It has vast variety of social bookmarking buttons including Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Blogger, Tumbler, Yahoo, Google Plus and more. You can select what buttons you want and it creates simple code that you can put on your website.
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