Let Readers Share Your Blog Posts To Mobile Phones Via Text Message




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MoShare LogoWe all have buttons to share our blogs on the main social networks, readers can easily Tweet, Like and pin posts to their followers.However MoShare has taken a differant angle to sharing content, MoShare is a Mobile Sharing service which allows users to send online content to their friends Mobile Phones.When you add the MoShare button to your blog readers can click the button add their Cell phone / Mobile Phone number, the number of friends they want to send the content to and send.With MoShare you can share Images, Videos and of course Blog Posts via text and it works with all types of devices.

Below I will show you how to add the MoShare button to Wordpress, Blogger and Tumblr blogs.First take a look at the videos below for more on How It Works and Information for publishers.

What Is MoShare



Moshare For Publishers



How Much Do MoShare Texts Cost


I have had a number of Emails and comments asking about the price of using this service.So I contacted their support and recieved a fairly conclusive reply :

"..To answer your question about costs/pricing...

We do not charge anything for the messages that are sent out. The only costs users will incur are their normal carrier text messaging and/or data charges.

So, if you have an unlimited messaging plan, you will incur no additional charges. If you have a bucket of messages, i.e. 250 messages/month, then the messages will be subtracted from that bucket. For those that have no messaging plan, their carrier's a la carte messaging pricing will be charged, which is typically about 20-25 cents/message.

Data charges will be incurred if someone clicks a link and visits a website from their phone. Again, the pricing will depend on the person's phone account and follow the same pattern as the messaging plans, no additional cost for those with unlimited data plans, etc..."

The MoShare Button


Below is a working MoShare button you can try; and in the process text this post to your friends, Thanks !



Add Moshare To Your Blog


Luckily MoShare make it easy to add their button to your blog on Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr and websites.

1) Head to the MoShare site.

2) Click the Get MoShare Button (Below Video) > On the next page click click 'Get The Button' on the 'For Your Website Or Blog' section.


3) Tick the box beside your Blog Platform for Instructions.



- On Wordpress you will be adding it from the WP Plugin Directory.

- On Blogger you will be adding the button to a sidebar gadget, remember you can remove the gadget title and place the gadget at the end of your layout page.No matter were you place the gadget the button will be below all your posts.

- For Tumblr they provide the code with instructions to add to your blog.

Add The Gadget Via ShareThis


Share this have a Partnership with MoShare so you can add the button via share this.Check out our tutorial on Adding Share This Bookmarking Buttons To Blogger.

I like the Idea of Mobile Sharing but It remains to be seen if MoShare takes of among Publishers and Internet users, they have received a lot of financial backing and exposure; time will tell.

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12 comments:

  1. Amesome Mobile Sharing

    Thanks Paul

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  2. Wow! this is cool! thanks for sharing, Paul!
    btw, is there any way to asyncronize it with addthis share buttons?

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  3. BTW, im confuse.. how to fill the number in it.. for example digit i have here for my cellphone number is 1234 5678 9012. pls help.

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  4. It`s a good trick but this can only be used in usa I think . I tried but it is not suported in my country .I am from pakistan.Share any post like this which can be helpfull for all.

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  5. Thanks you very much admin :) ..this post is useful for my site .... Thanks again :)

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  6. Ahh, who exactly pays for these text messages? Or do my friends get charged to receive the message? Here in Ireland, anyway, the sender usually pays, though there are some schemes that charge the receiver too.

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    1. I have looked into this Mary and their FAQ doesn't really answer th question only to say Text and Data charges apply.I presume this means you are charged at your local rates.

      I sent a ticket to their support to find out more, I will let you know what they say.

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    2. I got a reply from MoShare and have added it to the post.

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  7. This thing is really awesome. Thanks for sharing this one

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  8. Pls i want to ask, what is mobshare all about? And what are the features does it have?

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  9. Will you be teaming up with AddThis sharing service in any way? I''d like to use that service to connect with yours.

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