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FEATURED ARTICLE — October 27th, 2016

6 Tips for Getting Readers to Share Your Blog Posts on Social Media

Social media is a goldmine if you want to draw new traffic to your website. Get your current audience to share your content, and you can build a steady stream of visitors with every new post.

That said, I know actually getting audiences to share can be a challenge – even with great content and a high-traffic site.

Use these six tips to encourage your readers to share your blog posts on social media.

1. Create content they want to share

Here’s an important thing to remember with your blog audience: Just because they like your content doesn’t mean they want to share it.

“X ways to do this or that” is a popular, easy-to-consume content type. But for the most part, it doesn’t make good social sharing fodder.

According to research by the New
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