HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR BLOG’S FOOTER

How to make the most of your Blog's Footer | Kaleidoscope

In my experience as a blogger and a blog designer, I have noticed that the Footer area of blog is the most under utilised section,  by far!

In fact, many blogger haven’t even bothered to do anything with their Footer at all!

It’s a shame as the Footer is a valuable piece of blogging real estate as it is often the very last thing readers will see after they have scrolled through a blog post, before they leave your blog.

Here are a few ways of how to make the most of your blog’s Footer:

  1. add your social media icons to make it easy for people to follow you
  2. add a newsletter sign-up form
  3. add a feed from one of your social media networks, such as Instagram or Pinterest
  4. add a list of your most popular blog posts, to get readers clicking through to read more
  5. add your contact information for easy access
  6. add a short bio if you don’t have one in your sidebar
  7. add your copyright or creative commons info

Don’t forget to take the time to style your footer to match the design of your blog and keep your branding in mind. Simple is always best, but give it a little love.

Here are some examples of some fab Footers:

How to make the most of your blogs footer - examples of fab footers Kaleidoscope

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Amanda Fuller

Founder at Kaleidoscope
Founder of Kaleidoscope - facets of blogging, womanhood and life, Amanda is on a heart-led quest to create a savvy resource for the modern day woman β€” a one-stop-shop overflowing with real life, been-there-done-that wisdom and curated inspiration.

About Amanda Fuller

Founder of Kaleidoscope - facets of blogging, womanhood and life, Amanda is a blogger on a heart-led quest to create a savvy resource for the modern day woman β€” a one-stop-shop overflowing with real life, been-there-done-that wisdom and curated inspiration. She is also a Graphic Designer at Amanda Fuller Designs and a woman who simply loves beautiful things.

3 thoughts on “HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR BLOG’S FOOTER

  1. Hmmm, now I have to figure out how to customize my footer. But yes, I definitely need to be taking advantage of this prime piece of blogging realestate!

    Thanks for brining it up! Now on to reading more of your great tips.

    Ann from Kremb de la Kremb

  2. I really appreciated this. Was going over my site, and my footer I kept putting off. But with your ideas, it was mostly about adding blocks of already created content, like an instagram, facebook page like, recent posts, and biggest F&Q pages. So thank you. It took the complicated out of it for Mee, and got the ball rolling! Yeah!!
    Cheerio,
    Melissa E Earle aka Mee

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