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The new Google Buzz is the hot way to be social and share links, pictures and pretty much all the things you were already doing on Twitter Or Facebook but from your Google / Gmail account.Google have not yet released a Buzz This gadget like the Tweet This Or Digg This buttons that are so popular on blogs.However the Mashable blog have added their own Buzz This gadget and so can we.
Mashable have not shared the code for their button but just a small bit of work with the image used on Mashable and adding similar code as the Tweet this button means we can put the button on our Blogger blogs.As the Buzz button is new it could be a great way to get people sharing your posts and bring new visitors to your blog.
Here is a working preview of the Google Buzz button – Try It Out :
Add the Google Buzz This Button To Your Blog
We will look at three places to add the button .
1. Go To Your Blogs Html – In your dashboard Click ‘Layout’ > ‘Edit Html’ > Tick the ‘Expand Widget templates’ box.
First this is how to add it to the right of your post title as i have on this blog at the time of writing :
Add Button Beside Post Titles
Step 1. Find the following code in your blogs html
(Click Ctrl and F for a search bar to find the code – Click here for more help with this)
If You Cant Find That Code Look For This Code :
Step 2. Add the following code Directly Below/Under <div class=’post-header-line-1′>
<a href=’http://www.spiceupyourblog.com’><img alt=’Best Blogger Tips’ src=’http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_rKG-ziTSNUQ/TQ5eV0U0EiI/AAAAAAAACik/xo2eFaDbfrE/s1600/best+blogger+tips.png’/></a><a expr:href='”http://www.google.com/reader/link?url=” + data:post.url + “&title=” + data:post.title + “&srcTitle=” + data:blog.title’ target=’_blank’><div style=’text-align:right;margin-top:-42px;’><img border=’0′ alt=’Buzz This’ src=’http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_rKG-ziTSNUQ/S3bpV5rrp6I/AAAAAAAAA-U/-HHFe26-2KE/s200/BUZZ+THIS.bmp’/></div></a>
Click Save And You Button Is Added.
Add the button to the top or bottom of your posts
You can add the button wrapped in text at the top or bottom of your posts.
Step 1. Find this code in your blogs html :
Step 2. Copy the code below :
<div style=’float:left; margin-right:10px;’>
<a expr:href='”http://www.google.com/reader/link?url=” + data:post.url + “&title=” + data:post.title + “&srcTitle=” + data:blog.title’ target=’_blank’><img border=’0′ alt=’Buzz This’ src=’http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_rKG-ziTSNUQ/S3bpV5rrp6I/AAAAAAAAA-U/-HHFe26-2KE/s200/BUZZ+THIS.bmp’/></a></div>
Top Of Posts : To place the button at the top of your posts put the code Above/Before <data:post.body/>
Bottom Of Posts : To place the button at the bottom of your posts place the code Below/Under <data:post.body/>
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I’m sure Google will release some buttons and gadgets for Buzz but until they do this button is a great option.
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