3 Tools to Make Social Media Sharing Easier

By Janine Warner, David LaFontaine

Part of Social Media Design For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Giving your viewers a way to share your content is a must when you’re designing your social media sites. It’s also proper etiquette to shorten URLs that you share when you have limited space to get your point across. Here are a few tools to aid you:

  • AddThis is a service you can use to add a row of links and sharing icons to the most popular social media sites.

  • bitly is an online service that you can use to create shortened versions of any URL.

  • SharedBy also shortens URLs so you share them more efficiently on social media sites