Continue reading : Showing Off bit.ly Clicks of Your Posts With jQuery
bit.ly -The intelligent URL shortener- offers realtime statistics about the clicks on shortened links and this button takes advantage of that information. This jQuery button gives you a uniform click count button -tall or wide- that people can also use it to retweet your post.
When you use a short link to tweet your post, it may get 100 retweets but in terms of bit.ly stats that could mean 1000 clicks coming from the whole twitter ecosystem which makes another interesting measure of how popular is your post!
Although there are many sites that describe how to get Delicious bookmaking count of some URL. I learned that you can get the save counts of multiple URL's in one request! And since I didn't see that mentioned anywhere -even on Delicious feeds API page- I thought I should do..
Delicious. Although Delicious provides their own button and I tried before to style it differently, but still It didn't look quite uniform like other sharing buttons.