3 Steps to Maximize Your Browser’s Bookmarks Bar for Social Media
Do you bookmark everything in your browser’s Bookmarks Bar? You do if you are like me; however, it didn’t take me long to discover that I had too many bookmarks and not enough browser real estate. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could maximize the use of the space available? Well, maybe we can and I’ll show you how.
If you see the Nike logo – you know without a doubt what it is. Same with Coke, Pepsi, CBS, NBC, etc. etc. You get my point in that brands pay a LOT of money to ensure that their brands are recognizable. So, using NBC as an example, wouldn’t they do the same thing with their online logo?
According to Wikipedia.org:
A logo is a graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations and even individuals to aid and promote instant public recognition. Logos are either purely graphic (symbols/icons) or are composed of the name of the organization (a logotype or wordmark). In the days of hot metal typesetting, a logotype was a uniquely set and arranged typeface or colophon. At the level of mass communication and in common usage a company’s logo is today often synonymous with its trademark or brand.
Step One: Review Your Bookmarks
The first step would be to review your bookmarks. This would be if you used a browser for research, general browsing, or for social media. For example, are there any you don’t need or never use? If there are then delete them and make space. You may find that you use all of them and that is okay. The example above shows a user who uses Google Chrome and has nine bookmarks in view and there is an icon and title for each. We will remove the titles in the following steps.
Step Two: Remove Bookmark Titles
Removing the titles are easy. Select the bookmark of choice and right-click. Then, choose edit.
Step Three: Review Updated Bookmarks
You will, of course, see the changes as you make them to each bookmark and you’ll quickly see that you now have room for many more.
I’ve added a few screenshots showing Steps One – Three. Experiment with these and try it out.