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How to Create Social Media Buttons for All the Top Social Networks

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How to Create Social Media Buttons for All the Top Social Networks Social media is an extremely valuable tool for promoting your marketing content. Additionally, embedding your social profiles on your website or blog posts can help increase traffic to your social networks, and ultimately create brand consistency across platforms.  But with so many social networks providing their own individual sharing and follow buttons, it's often difficult to know which social media button to use for what purpose. To address this, we've put together a comprehensive guide to help you understand the differences between the share and follow buttons for six of the biggest social networks — Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest — as well as how to implement them on your website, blog, and other content. Jump to instructions for: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube | Pinterest | Instagram The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Creating Social Media Sharing Buttons Differentiating between social media sharing buttons and social media follow buttons lets you identify which type of button you should be using for what purpose. It's the first step in understanding the nuances of all the various social media buttons available to you. Let's clear that up right now. Social Media Follow Buttons These buttons serve to promote your business' presence on various social networks and help you generate fans/followers for those particular accounts. By placing these buttons on your business' website, you can help to create visibility for your social media accounts and...