Not getting enough blog traffic?
Tired of optimizing posts for SEO?
If so… then you should start focusing on driving traffic from social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook and Google+. These sites have potential to drive tons of traffic to your blog.
However, you need have content that can stand out of the crowed – but that’s not all.
You need to encourage your readers/visitors to share your content with their friends and contact on their social networking profiles. And to make them do so you need to add attention grabbing social sharing buttons on your blog post.
You may easily find some cool social sharing plugins in WordPress repository but choosing the BEST for your blog is not an easy task as there are so many plugins available. So to make your work easy I’ve created a list of some attention grabbing WordPress plugins to help you get more Tweets, Likes and +1s’.
Best WordPress Plugins To get More Tweets, Likes, +1s’
Digg Digg – (Download)
It’s one of the most popular and highly recommend WordPress plugin to display social sharing buttons. The beauty of this plugin, it requires minimum customization as compared to other sharing and floating bars, which you still need to customize and position accordingly your blog layout.
With Digg Digg plugin, you get an option to display social sharing icons in the body of your post (Above or Below the post), or you can display them in a floating bar (Left or Right Side), or if you prefer you can activate both of them to grab your reader’s attention.
Flare – (Download)
Another awesome plugin from WordPress repository, which you can use to display eye-catching social sharing icons and floating bars, or if you prefer you can also display Follow ME widgets on your blog with links to social networks to get more followers and fans.
Socialize – (Download)
With this plugin you can display social sharing buttons inside the blog post (aligned left or right) or below the post with ‘Call To Action’ box asking your readers to subscribe and leave comment. The plugin also gives you the ability to edit text inside the box, which can be done through ‘Socialize Admin Page’.
Social Traffic Pop Pro – (Download)
We know that pop-ups are very effective in capturing leads, but it can also help you to get more likes, tweets, Google +1s’ and this is what Social Traffic Pop Pro does. The plugin allows you to set a predetermined amount of time, before it appears on a page. Not only that, you can also choose whether or not show Social Traffic Pop Pro on the homepage.
Caution: Social Traffic Pop Pro is a Premium plugin and it will cost you $20.
Social Toolbar – (Download)
The name it self clears that it’s not a plugin that you can use to display social sharing icons inside the post. In-fact, this plugin is used to display social icons in the footer or at the top which will float when you scrolls down. The plugin allows you to choose the color, front and even rearrange your list of social network icons.
Which Social sharing plugin do you use to make your readers Tweet, Like or +1 your blog post?