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How to Combine and Display Your Facebook, Twitter, and Comment Counts

Combining your blog’s comment count with social sharing counts such as facebook and twitter can give a better indication to your readers how people truly react to your posts.

While some posts may get few comments, they may get hundreds or thousands of retweets, facebook shares, or bookmarks. Showing the true spread of your writing can inspire people to share and comment more frequently. You could use the big, bulky buttons to display individual facebook and twitter counts, but we’re going to take a look at combining the total numbers of comment, facebook, and twitter counts into one display.

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We have liftoff! New domain and theme!

I took the plunge. I finally bought my own domain name (sethsandler.com).  It was time; with a decent amount of traffic on my wordpress.com site, I really needed the ability to customize the site and make best use of the wordpress platform.

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So, goodbye wordpress.com and hello wordpress.org. The customizability of having my domain makes theming and widgets much more fun! Best of all, I have my old blog ssandler.wordpress.com redirecting to this new one so I hopefully won’t loose all my pingbacks and permalinks etc.

Let me know what you think of the new blog, it’s style or possible lack-thereof. It’s still in the works and not all the pages/information is up or up-to-date yet. Make sure to update

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