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The best practice for any of the sites is to copy the shortlink and manually paste it in the social site. You tend to have more control and options that way.
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Those sharing buttons can be difficult.
Use the short link if you are not directly linked Adele this will do the same thing.
Copy the short URL directly on to g+ yourself. That will also allow you to track the hits on AR.
Thanks for asking this Adele Langdon I needed to know as well.
You can't use the buttons to share on your professional page.
Instead, copy the URL (or short link) and post directly on the page. This is the better approach anyway as it will get seen by more people.
There has been much discussion about using those share features. It's best to do it 'manually' with cut & paste of the link. This is especially on FB.
Not sure, but I'm guessing you'll have to update your social sharing link on your blog settings page to reflect your Google+ business page.
Where you see the share buttons, above the blog right next to them further on the left you will see short url. A
I think the best approach when sharing is to copy and paste the short URL in oh the site where you want it - your Google+ business page, a Facebook business page, etc., and add a few introductory comments. I never share directly from AR