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GUIDE: AddThis Follow Buttons

Updated on July 30, 2019.

AddThis Follow Buttons provide your site visitors with an easy way to quickly follow you on multiple social media sites. With just two clicks, people can like you on Facebook, follow you on Twitter, subscribe to your YouTube channel, and more.

Check out an example of how Follow Buttons work.

How Follow Buttons Help You Grow Your Social Media Following

Growing your social media following is no easy task. However, the first thing you should do is make it easier for your fans and visitors to find and connect with you online.

AddThis Follow Buttons are a simple way to do that. Put your Follow Buttons in a noticeable location. That way, you can promote your accounts naturally within your page experience. It’s a non-intrusive way to grow your social media following and create an actively engaged community.

What Features do AddThis Follow Tools Offer

1 Flexible Follow Button Placement

With AddThis Follow Buttons, you have a variety of placement options to choose from. Add them to the header, footer, or sidebar of your website. No matter where you place them, they’ll easily integrate into your website design.

2 Customize Your Follow Buttons

With an AddThis account, you can change the size of your Follow Buttons and choose from preset color themes or even create your own color theme. Customizing the style will help you to better match the look and feel of your website.

3 Integration with 60+ Social Media Networks

Be seen across all your social media outlets. AddThis Follow Buttons enable you to connect to a variety of social media sites. This includes Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Pinterest, Instagram, Foursquare, Behance, Etsy, Disqus, Tumblr, your RSS feed, and more.

4 Responsive and Mobile-Friendly

Whether visitors access your site from a mobile, tablet, or desktop device, AddThis Follow Buttons will adjust accordingly. Follow Buttons work within your site’s theme and provide visitors from all devices a positive and enjoyable experience.

5 Measure & Optimize Performance

Through the AddThis Analytics Dashboard, you can measure how your followers break down across social networks, and which of your content is generating the most social media follows for your brand.


Start growing your social media following today with AddThis Follow Buttons. They’re easy to install in just a few minutes in the tool configurator. Sign up for an AddThis account or log in to your AddThis Dashboard to activate it!

Want customized Follow Buttons options? Check out this post to create your own!

Last modified:  July 30th, 2019