Social Media

August 16th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

In this day and age, many webmasters rely on social networking sites to drive traffic to their websites. Most of us have social share buttons installed already. If you are looking for a new social media plugin, you may want to give ARSocial a look. It serves as a social share, social locker, and fan counter.

ARSocial-Social-Button-&-Sharing-Plugin

ARSocial comes with 40 social networks for you to choose from. It also displays fan counters for 17 social networks. Unlike many other social sharing plugins, ARSocial offers built-in analytics, so you can get statistics and charts to analyze your traffic. It also lets you reveal your premium content in return for a like, tweet, or share on LinkedIn or Google+. [click to continue…]

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June 6th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

There are plenty of social media plugins that allow your visitors to share your posts with their friends. But have you ever wanted to let people share parts of your posts with others? Highlight & Share for WordPress offers that functionality. It lets your visitors select and share text via Twitter. They can also share your entire posts with their Facebook friends.

Highlight-&-Share-WordPress-Plugin [click to continue…]

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January 12th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

Many of us are active on multiple social networks. Displaying links to your social profiles is one way to stay in touch with your visitors. You could also share all your updates across multiple social networks on your site with plugins like Flow-Flow. This plugin displays your updates in a responsive grid. It uses a smart caching system to deliver a faster performance.

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November 1st in Plugin Lists, Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

Facebook is still the top social network around. It is capable of driving a ton of traffic to your website if you play your cards right. One way to encourage your customers to spread the word about your business on Facebook is to offer them a discount for each Like. These 7 “discount for likes” plugins let you adopt such a scheme on your site:

social-locker

Social Locker: a premium plugin that locks your content behind a set of social buttons until each visitor likes, shares, or tweets your page. [click to continue…]

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August 14th in Plugin Lists, Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

Facebook is still the king of social networks. Plenty of top websites rely on it to drive traffic to their posts. You will need to promote your content on Facebook to get any results. Encouraging your readers to become a fan is a no-brainer. Here are 7 plugins you can rely on to promote your Facebook profile and encourage your visitors to like your posts:

monarch

Monarch: a versatile social media plugin that lets you promote your social profiles and add beautiful social sharing buttons to your website. [click to continue…]

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April 24th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

In the past few months, we have covered a bunch of awesome social sharing plugins here. Monarch from Elegant Themes happens to be one of the most versatile plugins in this category. It has a lot of features to allow you to promote your social profiles and get more Likes, tweets, and social shares. Here is how to get started:

monarch

Choose your networks: this is the first step. Monarch supports a wide variety of social networks, which you can change by visiting Tools > Monarch Settings > Networks > Add Networks. Once you have chosen your networks, you get to define network label and username for each (where applicable). [click to continue…]

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February 4th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

Mashable happens to be one of the most popular websites around these days. You can find all kinds of amazing stories on the site. Many folks are impressed with the social sharing buttons used on that site. I am not a fan of imitating what other sites are doing, but if you want to add mashable-like social media buttons to your site, you should give these plugins a look:

wpbuzz

Social Buzz: this plugin adds a shares graph to each post in addition to social media buttons. It has 3 built-in styles and a responsive CSS. [click to continue…]

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