Facebook has been proven as one of the best way to not only get traffic to your website or blog but also for people to stay in touch and get updates.Creating a Facebook fan page for your site is almost as important as providing a Rss Feed for visitors.Of course getting people to share your site with their Facebook friends is like getting free advertising on Facebook.With a bit of luck you could see your site being displayed on million of peoples Facebook homepages.
Facebook for their part have been working at providing great Gadgets and Widgets for Webmasters and Bloggers.They have also been making it much easier for people to share the content they find online.By adding a simple Like Icon to your site you offer visitors the chance to share the content with just one click and without having to go to Facebook or deal with a pop up.
That simple Like Icon is one of the gadgets the Facebook Developers have made available.Other options include Comment gadgets and Activity Feeds, Lets look at the 8 gadgets currently available from Facebook Developers.
Like Button - The Basic Button
"..The Like button lets users share pages from your site back to their Facebook profile with one click.."
"..The Recommendations plugin gives users personalized suggestions for pages on your site they might like..."
Facebook Login Button
"..The Login Button shows profile pictures of the user's friends who have already signed up for your site in addition to a login button.."
"..The Comments plugin lets users comment on any piece of content on your site.."
Facebook Activity Feed
"..The Activity Feed plugin shows users what their friends are doing on your site through likes and comments..."
Facebook Like Box
"..The Like Box enables users to like your Facebook Page and view its stream directly from your website.."
Facebook Face Pile
"..The Facepile plugin shows profile pictures of the user's friends who have already signed up for your site.."
Facebook Live Stream
"..The Live Stream plugin lets your users share activity and comments in real-time as they interact during a live event.."
Getting These Gadgets For Your Website Or Blog
All these great Facebook gadgets are available on the Facebook Developers Page here is the link : Facebook Developers Gadgets.You will see all 8 listed just click on the gadget you want to get the code.
So keep promoting your site on Facebook because it could Turn your site into an overnight success.Also remember to make it as easy as possible for people to share your content.You should try to have a share or like button above and below every post.
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