There’s no question that Google has successfully leveraged its huge Gmail base to get users to play on his social tool. But you? Have you added Buzz to your Blogger blog?
If you are using a “social button aggregator” such as “Share This” or “Add This” or “Add to Any”, Buzz has already been added. If you are using the Feedburner Flare code, make sure you check the appropriate box. However, many people do not use any of the above as they might result in few clicks or submissions, preferring instead to use separate buttons for each service.
Both of the following solutions require you to edit the Blogger Template (Layout). You do so by going to your Blogger Dashboard, then in the Layout editor, then checking the “expand widgets” checkbox. You might want to save a backup of your template prior to making any changes, so you can quickly revert to it in case something goes wrong. Also, you might want to first download the images (buttons) and upload them to your own Picasa(web) account, changing the image src URL as necessary.
After (optionally) saving your template, find the following code in your template (or similar), then paste whichever solution you prefer immediately below:
If you cannot find that code, look for the following then paste either one of the two solutions code above it:
The first solution is courtesy of BloggerTemplates (bti).
<a expr:href='"http://www.google.com/reader/link?url=" + data:post.url + "&title=" + data:post.title + "&srcTitle=" + data:blog.title+ "&srcURL=" + data:blog.homepageUrl ' rel='nofolloW' style='text-decoration:none;' target='_blank'>
<img alt='Buzz It' src='http://i49.tinypic.com/25yy8pd.png' style='border:0px;'/></a>
The second solution, from allblogtools, is a bit more complex.
The first code represents a regular button:
The second is a compact version: