One of the great things about the WordPress platform for blogging is the sharing facility. These little buttons at the bottom of each post allow people who have liked what you’ve written to share it across many different social media platforms.
Like many other bloggers I use twitter. Twitter is fantastic a platform on which to share you content, but I’ve noticed recently that a a number of bloggers I follow are missing a great way of expanding their online community by not linking their blog to their twitter account.
Why is this important?
Whenever anybody shares one of your posts by twitter using the share button, your blog generates an automated tweet structured like this:
Blog title – blog post url – linked twitter name
Below is the text generated for my last post:
The difference between creativity and inspiration http://wp.me/p3Dds0-fH via @hearndylan
If you notice, I’ve already linked my twitter username…
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