Use Social Share Content Blocks

The Social Share content block integrates with your social media channels, like Facebook and Instagram, allowing subscribers to share your campaign or an article right from the campaign. Here's more on how to create Instagram ads with your MailChimp list.

To allow subscribers to easily follow you from a campaign, also include a Social Follow block in your layout.

In this article, you'll learn how to add a Social Share content block to your campaign.  

Insert Social Share Block

To insert a Social Share content block, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Design step of the Campaign Builder.
  2. Click and drag the Social Share block into your campaign layout.
    Click and drag Social Share into layout
  3. In the Content tab of the editing pane, choose  Campaign's archive URL or Custom URL. The Campaign archive URL shares the campaign page for your sent campaign. Custom URL allows you to type in any URL that you want to share. You can add a Social Share block for each item you include in your campaign, as long as the URLs are different.
    Select Content to Share for Social Share
  4. Click each drop-down menu to choose a channel to include. Click Add Another Service to add an item, click the minus icon to remove one, or click the Link text field to edit or add the label.

    Add Another Service to Social Share block
  5. Click and hold the item handle to drag the items into your preferred order.
    Reorder social channels in Social Share
  6. Make changes in the Style and Settings tabs or click Save & Close if you're done editing the content block.

Style and Edit Social Share Block

To style and edit a Social Share block, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Design step of the Campaign Builder.
  2. Click the Social Share block you want to work with to bring up the editing pane.
  3. In the Style tab, set the container background color and border style, thickness, and color; button background color, border style, thickness, color, and border radius; and text color, font, font size and weight, line height, alignment, and text decoration.
    Set preferences for Social Share style
    Select the Apply To All Existing Social Share Blocks box to apply the settings to any other Social Share blocks in your layout.
  4. In the Settings tab, choose the alignment, width of the icons within the content block, layout, and icon style.
    Social Share Icon Options
  5. Click Save & Close.

Social Share Options

These are the links that you can add to your Social Share content block. 

  • Facebook
  • Instapaper
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Forward to a Friend
  • Linkedin
  • Google +1

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