August 22, 2012 | Posted By: Colleen Cassidy

Professionally designed, custom share buttons can be a boon to your social sharing campaigns and customer referral program.  Your social lead-generation funnel begins with the button. The initial engagement rate is the absolute genesis of all the metrics that follow.  Here is a short list of what good button design can accomplish:

  • Increases engagement rates
  • Keeps your social plugins ‘brand consistent’ on your web site or within email communications
  • Provides visitors with a richer sharing experience

We scoured the web and our own customer’s designs to showcase some good examples that will help you get your creative juices flowing.  Here are 14 you’ll want to check out:

1) Altitude Summit – cool blue and brought together in a continuous fade

Altitude Summit

Designer: AltitudeSummit

2) Blank Label – suave, sophisticated and metropolitan lifestyle imagery

Blank Label

Site: Blank Label

3) Jenny Bean – glassy, three-dimensional and modern

@jenbean

Designer: @JenBean

4) CellarThief – folksy imagery for wine with ‘notes’ of cherry

CellarThief

Site: CellarThief

5) Chase Farnum – cursive script and drop shadow bliss

chasefarnum

Designer: Chase Farnum

6) Coastal Contacts (homepage banner) – promotional sharing you can’t miss

Coastal Contacts

Site: Coastal Contacts

7) Converse – dark, leathery texture give the icons some love

Converse

Site: Converse

8) Dog Vacay (email banner) – help spread the woof!

DogVacay

Site: Dog Vacay

9) Prismatic – round, bold and confident

getprismatic

Site: Prismatic

10) MeUndies (homepage banner) – sultry imagery grabs they eye

meundies

Site: MeUndies

11) Naturebox (homepage/email banner) – suddenly we’re in the mood for some snacks

naturebox

Site: NatureBox

12) Ruben Feurer – striking, simple and resolute

rubenfeurer
Designer: Ruben Feurer

13) Sacha Grief – flinty cool and solid as rock

sashagrief

Designer: Sacha Grief

14) Vanessa Torrivilla – the blue contrast glows with social charisma

Designer: Vanessa Torrivilla

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