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Sharey Chrome Extension

By Joe Cotellese | Nov 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adding links to Sharey is even easier now with the new Sharey Chrome Extension. With the new Chrome Extension all you need to do to share a link is click the orange Sharey icon in your Chrome toolbar. This quick video shows you how to use it. You can install the Chrome extension by clicking…

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How I use Buffer and Sharey to Curate Content

By Joe Cotellese | Nov 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Sharey and Buffer go together like a good PB&J sandwich (on toast obvi.) Buffer is an application that will take a list of social media posts and send them out to your Twitter and Facebook accounts over time. The cool thing about Buffer is that you can do all of your content curation once a…

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Why can’t I curate LinkedIn posts?

By Joe Cotellese | Oct 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

LinkedIn has a pretty aggressive policy toward content sharing. LinkedIn is a walled-garden and a great example of why it’s better to post content on a site you own. They block the IP addresses our system uses preventing us from sharing their links. Often times, articles writers will syndicate content from their own sites onto…

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Adding a profile image to your share links

By Joe Cotellese | Oct 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sharey links can display your profile photo on your call to action. This is a great way to personalize your CTA so that your readers know there is a real person behind these shared links. The profile photo is automatically generated using the free service Gravatar. Thousands of websites use this service to display profile photos…

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What’s the difference between Snip.ly and Sharey?

By Joe Cotellese | Sep 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Snip.ly and Sharey are similar but have different purposes. Snip.ly focuses on adding custom calls to action on someone else’s web page. We think that’s a bit rude. Plus we think it’s easy to lose your call to action when it’s on someone else’s web page. Instead, Sharey creates a distraction-free view (like Pocket) of…

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What is a Sharey link?

By Joe Cotellese | Sep 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you find content you want to share through your social network save it inside Sharey. Sharey will create a custom link that you then post to your social media channels. This new link contains the distraction-free copy of the shared article plus your custom call to action.

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Hiding the Gravatar

By Joe Cotellese | Aug 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s easy to remove the default Gravatar from your Sharey call-to-action with custom CSS. 1. Login to Sharey and click the Configure account menu. 2. Select Setup CTA to customize your Sharey CTA 3. Scroll down to the custom CSS field and copy paste the following code: .media-object-section:first-child { display: none; } Then simply click…

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Getting Started with Sharey

By Joe Cotellese | Aug 23, 2017 | 2 Comments

Hi, thanks for checking out Sharey. In this quick video I’ll show you how to get your Sharey account setup and share your first piece of content. When you login to Sharey you are placed on the View Shares page. Here you’ll see your list of shared links. See I’ve already shared the article 77…

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