Feature: Sharing

What kind of sharing of the finished product is encouraged?

Notes below about CheckThis, Marquee, Medium, Smore, and Tackk.

CheckThis

After publishing a poster you are immediately presented with options for sharing it. These include Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, and email. These same share options are always available to any viewer of your poster via the bright green “share” button in the upper right corner of the page.

Marquee

Sharing
Marquee provides each page with a short URL (such as mrqe.co/Pny0i3) which resolves into the longer Marquee URL (in this case, http://marquee.by/efctesting/nifty-new-page/). Rediscovering this short URL after it is first announced can be tricky (it is on the page editing sidebar under the radio-tower sharing icon), but it can be manually copied and pasted into any tool that takes URLs.

Otherwise, sharing is limited to just Twitter and Facebook, and those only if your Twitter or Facebook account has been linked to Marquee.

Medium

The site is built to facilitate long-term community building around ongoing curated collections. No sense of a private collection apparent.

Smore

Once a flyer is published or updated some sharing options are presented: email, Facebook, Twitter, linking, or embedding. Flyers can also be exported to Craigslist to enhance advertising there.

Ubiquitous Facebook share and Tweet buttons as well as an odd “Link” short version of the URL without the title portion are all placed above the flyer, in what feels to me like a very distracting position.

Tackk

All tackks have a sharing block appended to them with the usual Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pintrest buttons.

Sharing is also facilitated by the short URLs provided for every tackk and easily copied to any service. This short URL is editable, so that “http://tackk.com/0sxic6” can be turned into “http://tackk.com/prairie” and more easily shared.

When a tackk is published with the “Share Your Tackk” button, users are offered a chance to copy this short URL or immediately share it with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pintrest, Craigslist, Tumblr, or email.

Tackkboard
Finally, users have the option (on by default) of placing their tackk on the Tackkboard, a catalog of all tackks made available with the “Browse Tackkboard” button.

Comments

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Wiley / 29 June 2013 / 20:03

I screwed up and pestod one to my own blog. Sorry about that. (At least it was a guest post.)But here are some others' posts I know you'll like ...4. Messy Epicure - Jason takes a delicious trip to PieLab. 5. Bhamarchitect - The latest on the planned Chick-Fil-A for Five Points South in Birmingham.6. Heaviest Corner - Why Birmingham is not such a bad town for biking.7. Dre's Ramblings - Andre9 shares why it's important to share, to live your life.Looking forward to your shared posts.

Nathalie / 29 June 2013 / 20:03

I have three to share this week:5. Magic City Post - Laura Kate Whitney (who blogs at ) shares her shop local for the hoiadlys experience in a 3-part series.6. The Messy Epicure - Jason Horn made homemade tamales, and shows how he did it.7. Who Ate My Blog - Stephen Vinson will be featured on an upcoming mini-reality series on ABC 33/40 about losing weight.Looking forward to your posts.Wade

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