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How to Create a Blog Grab Button

Here today with a quickie blog tip! Bloggers love to share. Share their gifts, posts, and blog buttons. Blog buttons are a blog's badge, logo, call it what you want, it's a way to identifying a blog's brand. One way to spread the joy of your blog is to create a blog button for other bloggers to share on their sites.

Create It
I use a grab button generator to make my blog button functional. In order to fully take advantage of the grab button generator, there are a few simple steps to follow first:
  • Create your blog button. I would recommend PicMonkey since has great quality images, high resolution sizes, easy user interface, and {my all time favorite} it's freeee! 
  • Upload your image to a host site like Photobucket. Photobucket is also free and makes it simple to copy and paste your image's URL.
After those two easy steps, you're ready to plug away and bask in your bloggy ingenuity. So get to it bloggers, spread your bloggy love with a little blog button grabber.


Generate It
I'm not an HTML expert, but I don't have to be with this grab button generator that I found to flaunt by buttons! I just plug in my blog's info and voila, the generator creates my code and all I do is copy and paste the joy in my sidebar. My blog buttons live in my multi-tab widget in the Welcome section of my sidebar.
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On another note, I found a great resource for standard web banner sizes that will give you a great guideline for how big or small to make your buttons and other graphics for your blog. Gift! You're welcome!
Another little nugget of bloggy learning from yours truly. Being able to spread the word and the joy that is your blog will not only get some new eyes to your blog, but it's a great way to begin thinking outside of your blog and make it PR friendly.

Have you been looking for a blog button generator to ease your HTML woes? Maybe this post has inspired you to dive into being a DIY blogger and get creative with your own branding touch. Let's hear about it in the comments!
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