Add one-click tweetable links to your posts

Here’s a quick tip I just learned. I know, quit laughing at “The Guy that Literally Wrote the Book on Twitter in the Church” if you already knew this, but not everyone can know everything. 😉

Anyway, you know that a url (web link) normally looks something like this: http://mysite.com

If you want to create a link to tweet something on your site (or in a newsletter or whatever), use: http://twitter.com/home?status=Put in your unique 140 character message here. Don't forget a link. http://mysite.com

Wanna get a little more geeky? Wrap that in the html anchor tags, add a “title” attribute and tell it to open in another window and you get <a title=”Click to tweet this!” href=”http://twitter.com/home?status=Put in your unique 140 character message here. Don’t forget a link. http://mysite.com” target=”_blank”>Tweet This!</a>

 

Now, there’s no reason that you can’t use a “Tweet this” icon instead of the text, but if you’re writing, why not sprinkle tweetable links that are easy to tweet in your text. You put in: <a title=”Click to tweet this!” href=”http://twitter.com/home?status=Add one-click tweetable links to your posts. http://bit.ly/10YKrHs” target=”_blank”>Add one-click tweetable links to your posts. (One-click tweetable link)</a>
and you get:

Add one-click tweetable links to your posts. (One-click tweetable link) BTW, why not click it? It would help ;).

Paul

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Lexington City Church (formerly Quest Community Church) in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of TrinityDigitalMedia.com, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to a peak of 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines. He has thousands of members of his ProPresenter Users' Group on Facebook and thousands of subscribers to his YouTube channel.