Getting social media traffic to a WordPress site isn’t easy, unless you use the right tools. Fortunately, there are a number of great plugins that will make the job a lot easier. Here are some of the best I have come across.
Are you a member of Elegant Themes? Then you can install the Monarch social media plugin on your website. This tool lets you install floating bars with social media sharing buttons on all of your favorite social media sites.
Social Warfare is a great social media plugin for a couple of reasons:
- You can customize the design of your social media sharing buttons, so they will really stand out.
- You can choose where the buttons will show up on your site.
If you want to get the most of the Social Warfare plugin, you should split-test different layouts and button styles. If used properly, it can be great for getting automatic Instagram likes. You will be surprised by how much better some styles and presentations perform than others.
Social Sharing by Danny
Social Sharing by Danny is a unique social sharing tool that lets you add social media buttons to the beginning and end of your blog posts, WordPress pages, images and videos. It is optimized to maximize the likelihood that your posts will be shared.
The AddThis plugin has been one of the most popular social media sharing tools ever released. It is installed on a large number of WordPress sites across the Internet.
The plugin is free if you are willing to accept limited functionality. The free version of the plugin allows you to share on five of the most popular websites. If you want to share on the other five sites the plugin supports, you will need to pay a premium. The fee is $12 per month or $99 per year, depending on the pricing plan you choose.
Sumo Share is a fantastic app that lets you grow your social traffic easily. You can use it with any WordPress site with an easy to use HTML interface. The interface allows you to create a number of positions to share content.
Many bloggers have been using Sumo Share for years, because it is a free tool that is very easy to setup. The performance is also great.
Using the Right Social Media Plugins Can Cause Your Traffic to Surge
You want to generate as much traffic as you possibly can when you are using WordPress as your blogging platform. Unfortunately, trying to drive traffic on your own is very difficult. You want to make it as easy as possible for your readers to share your content. There are plenty of great social media plugins that you can invest in that will make things much easier. Many of these plugins are completely free and compatible with almost every WordPress theme, so you don’t have any excuse for not using them.
It is a good idea to experiment with different social media plugins, so you can find the best one for your site. You should also test different positions and button styles to see what converts the best. Most of these plugins offer this functionality, so you should take advantage of it to get the most possible social traffic for your blog.