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3 Reasons to Have Content Recommendation Widgets Above the Fold

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Getting more traffic is a big investment for website owners but they sometimes miss an effective method of getting there. Content recommendation widgets can maximize paid media strategies to get more followers and more pageviews to your website.

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Deeper Analytics Insight with New 72 Hour View

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When you see a spike or dip in your AddThis analytics, you might ask yourself: what just happened? When did this happen and how does it compare to previous days around the same time? These are important questions to shape a content strategy that works. And we’re happy to say, we just added a new feature in your Pro analytics that’ll give you a better view of what’s happening on your site: the 72 hour view in analytics. Continue reading

6 Ways AddThis Content Recommendations Drive Engagement

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Content recommendation widgets are popular because they can help drive traffic and pageviews for websites, and AddThis Pro’s content recommendation tools use specific techniques to get a 50%+ higher clickthrough rate over our free tools. Here are the challenges the tools help any content publisher solve, including increasing engagement and reducing bounce rate, among others.

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Stop Losing Traffic to Bad Pages. Promote and Hide!

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Not all your content is created equal. Most blogs and sites have pages that are necessary for the functionality of the site, like category and author pages on your blog. Although they may be viewed a lot by your visitors, it may not be a page you want your content recommendation widgets showing your visitors. Does this sound familiar? Continue reading

How AddThis Builds Mobile-Friendly Widgets

When you design a mobile version of your website or create a responsive design that adjusts to different screen sizes, chances are that not all your widgets will work well with your new design. And then you have to go through and restyle them for every screen size in your theme. Unless you have AddThis’ mobile-friendly widgets.
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Site Spotlight: Merchtable

For a number of years, Merchtable has been using free AddThis tools to increase sharing across all of their online stores. When they wanted to take it further, they upgraded to AddThis Pro for its advanced content recommendations to show visitors related products that they might be interested in. The result was very pleasing.

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