A portfolio website is where you market and showcase your talent to the world. You create a stunning professional looking website, with all the widgets in place, and some other flash contents, to make your website look mesmerizing. But have you ever considered about bringing traffic to your website using social media widgets? These are very effective tool and are capable of bringing hundreds of thousands of visitors.
1. They will spread the word for you
2. If you write or upload something creative and innovative, you will always have a gateway to be famous.
3. Looks good
The social media widgets may be added at the end of the page or may be added below every post. Sometimes they are floating and sometimes they are attached to a side of the website. When someone sees something interesting on your website, they will click on the share button or the like button. This will automatically bring their friends to your sites. There is an option of tweeting about your contents. Not just twitter, people can share your creativity in Instagram, Pinterest, Google Plus and many other places. People generally do not subscribe or bookmark your site, until and unless you give away something to them. But when you have the Facebook like box widget, they will click like on your page through that widget, and guess what, now they are subscribed to your site and you can send them the updates about your post to their news feed.
Before, many talents on the internet went unseen, people relied on the search engines more, but you cannot get a drastic increase in hits if your content is too good. But however, the specialty about your innovation will spread like a wildfire, if your website integrates with the social networks using the social media widgets. If something is worth sharing and you did not keep any gateway or items or widgets through which they will share, then what is the use of uploading such contents if a wider media is not seeing
The social media buttons are shiny and polished, let’s take for example, the twitter button with the bird, it is so cute. And the board where these buttons are packed are animated. Whenever you hover your cursor over these items, they will pop up. Then when you move your cursor off these, the widget will sink. This is the example of only one kind of social media widget. There are many more. The bottom line is that when you have such awe-inspiring items on your website, you really do not need to add any other thing or designs for the beautification purpose.
In today’s economy, creating an ad campaign for your website can be so difficult and can turn out to be an unnecessarily expensive. But these social media widgets are doing something which the ad campaign would have done. But the place where the social media widgets lead from the ad campaign is that it is totally free.
Significance of Social Media Widgets on Your Portfolio