BackType TweetCount widget adds Twitter function to your blog

November 29th, 2009 by Derek Anderson Leave a reply »

What is BackType:

BackType is a real-time, conversational search engine. We index and connect millions of conversations from blogs, social networks and other social media so you can find out what people are saying about the topics that interest you. BackType was founded in June, 2008.

tweetcount widget:
The above widget uses the BackType API to help track the tweets about your posts and allows readers to “ReTweet” your post on Twitter.
This is really a simple and easy way to integrate Twitter functionality directly into your blog’s content.
For WordPress users there is the TweetCount plugin. There appears to be no difference between the JavaScript widget and the WordPress plugin.

BackType’s other widgets:

Add related content via the BackType Comments Search Widget.

This widget displays search results – show off what people are saying about you, your company, your products, etc with this widget. Simply paste this HTML snippet where you would like the widget to appear and replace “SEARCH_TERM” with the term you would like to display results for:

In this case, I added the search term “widgets”.

also available:

My Comments–Display your comments and profile information.
My Blogroll–Show a list of sites you comment on most.
(both require a FREE account with BackType)

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