Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? You’re browsing online and discover a fantastic article or post you’d love to read… later. You email yourself links daily, only to have your already clogged inbox receive dozens more emails… from you. You bookmarked a great video on your desktop earlier… but now you’re using your tablet before bed. This was me several months ago before discovering Pocket, a website/app combo that shifts your bookmarking into overdrive.
WordPress.com’s functionality is awesome for getting a blog up and running quickly, but sometimes simply displaying a row of social media icons on your site can be a challenge. My free theme, Fresh & Clean (now retired), didn’t include any icon placements that i could take advantage of, beyond using the default Twitter feed and Facebook Like Box widgets. Here’s how you can get around this and create a selection of icons customized for your personal social media presence.