Pages That Display Tweet Buttons See 7x More Social Mentions

tweet-button-balloons-featured In a recent report released by BrightEdge, an enterprise SEO company, stats were released showing correlation between social buttons and social shares.  Data showed that pages that displayed the Tweet button saw 7 times more social media mentions than pages that didn't feature the button.  This data was pulled from the "top 10,000 sites on the web." The report also showed that in August 53.6% of the largest 10,000 sites have social widgets or buttons on the front page, up from 52.8% in July.  The Facebook buttons and widgets led the way in popularity with 50% usage, while Twitter butto [...]

Report: Facebook Like Button Most Used, Google +1 Button Surging

facebook-like-thumb-featured Today BrightEdge, an enterprise SEO platform, released a report on the adoption of social sharing plugins on websites and links to those sites. The findings show that about half of the top 10,000 websites have a link to their Facebook pages from their home page, 40% link to their Twitter pages and when it comes to like buttons, Google+ is now second place to Facebook. Homepage Links To Social Sites An interesting finding of the report was the overall number of links out to the various social sites.  The following chart showcases the percentages of sites that have a link to a  social desti [...]

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