Category Archives: What’s New

Introducing Actionable Insights Email Notifications

Recently you might have noticed that not only were you getting email notifications from us informing you of increased sharing, following or engagement on your site, but now we’re giving you suggestions on what to do in order to capitalize on these spikes. We call them actionable insights. You can call them your new best friend.

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NEW: Introducing Image Overlay Options for Our Marketing Overlay

You asked and we listened. After we recently launched the ability to create Custom Messages in our Marketing Tools, we got some awesome feedback – including some great success stories (think increasing email subscriptions by 10x) and some “This is changing the way I do marketing” quotes. But we also got some suggestions, and one that we heard loud and clear was the ability to add an image to the Marketing Overlay tool. So as of last week, you can now choose from the set we’ve created or add your own hosted image. Continue reading

Customize Your Share Layer in Time for Halloween

One of the great things about Smart Layers is that there are lots of options that’ll let your site’s personality shine through. These examples of additional configurations will allow you to change things like the position of the buttons, which services show up, and even the hover color. Here are some of the styling options for the Share Layer that I frequently see publishers asking about, accompanied with ghouly examples. :)
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Smart Layers Plugin Now Available for WordPress, Blogger, and Joomla

We’ve been listening to your feedback about how to improve Smart Layers since it launched this summer. At the top of the list of requests from our users was an easier way to install Smart Layers on their Blogger/Joomla/Wordpress sites. And we heard you. I am happy to say we are now providing Smart Layers as a plugin for Blogger, WordPress, and Joomla.

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[UPDATE: Bottom Positioning Now Available!] Wibiya Users, We Have Great Solutions for You!

We heard the news, Wibiya Users, and transitioning to a new tool might be challenging but we are here to help! AddThis offers an easy-to-implement solution so don’t miss a beat when it comes to engaging with your customers and visitors. You have a site to run, and we want to help make this change the least of your worries.

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How to Make Smart Layers Talk Your Talk

Smart Layers is an extremely user-friendly tool. It’s designed to invite your visitors to share your content, show them cool content, and even try to convince them to stay in touch with you on your social networks. But to some of your visitors, Smart Layers may come across a little “stiff.” Just like your parents and grandparents, Smart Layers isn’t always up on the latest slang or teen vernacular. That’s why you can customize!

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Taking Control of What’s Next and Recommended Layers [UPDATED]

You’ve probably installed the What’s Next, and Recommended Layers on your site/blog, and you’re thinking to yourself, “Why is that blog post with kittens doing yoga showing up in the layers?!”

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Well, the easy answer is because people love watching kittens doing yoga. The not-so-easy answer is that your visitors are constantly sharing and driving more visitors to that page, which signals that the page is trending and should be recommended to other visitors. Then again, you have lots of other great content that you want to appear in those layers as well. So I’m here to help you take control of your layers.

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