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ShareThis Report Says Email Service Is More Popular Than Digg/Delicious/Facebook For Bookmarking

Email - The most preferred bookmarking option If you are a blogger, here is a quick questions for you  – What are social bookmarking options available on your blog? If your answer is "I’ve easy to bookmark options for Digg/delicious/Facebook/etc but no options to share the blog posts using email" then you should read this article.

A recent study by ShareThis, an easy to embed social bookmarking widgets service, has revealed  that email is the most popular service used by Internet users to share the web pages.

Market Share of Bookmarking Services

This finding is a big surprise for most of web 2.0 bloggers (including myself) who are thinking that email is almost obsolete for sharing web pages and Digg/Delicious/Facebook/etc are considered as better options. So undoubtedly it’s the time to add an widget to the blogs for allows users to share their favourite posts using email.

Installing “Email This Article” on WordPress

If you are luck enough to run your blog using WordPress platform, all you need to do is to install WP-Email plugin. Installation of the plugin is very simple and you can view demo of this plugin on our site(look at the end of the post for options to share using Email")

Installing “Email This Article” on Blogger and Other Platforms

There is not plugin available for Blogger blogs, but you can use a service called Tell a Friend.

Source Amit Agarwal