Pages That Display Tweet Buttons See 7x More Social Mentions

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 buttons were  featured on 42.5% of these sites and Google +1 on just 8.5%. For more information, see the full BrightEdge report.

Related Topics: Channel: Social | Twitter | Twitter: Buttons

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About The Author: is the Chief Marketing Officer for Cypress North, a company that specializes in social media and search marketing services and web-based application development. He has been in the Internet marketing industry for 6+ years and specializes in Social Media Marketing. You can also find Greg on Twitter (@gregfinn) or LinkedIn.

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  • http://derallo.me Derek Pangallo

    You messed up the Facebook open-graph tag on this article. When posted, the title says “7%”, not “7x”.

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