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July 3rd in Wordpress Plugins by .

Pinterest remains one of the most popular social networking sites around. Millions of people are contributing to the site on a daily basis by posting their images, infographics, and other visual content. The site can drive a ton of traffic to your website if you play your cards right. Businesses should also think about implementing rich pins to better connect with their audience. These 3 Rich Pin WordPress plugins can help you do just that:

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ABG Rich Pins: simplifies Rich Pins integration with your site. It lets you customize your Rich Pins in each post. [click to continue…]

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February 23rd in Plugin Lists, Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

Pinterest is one of the most exciting social networks around. There are many good reasons to be involved in that community. The best one is traffic. That’s right. You can get a ton of traffic from Pinterest but you need to have a strategy and understand what people are looking to see on that site. Here are 11 ways you can make your website Pinterest-friendly and give your posts a better chance of getting re/pinned:

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Add attractive and relevant images to your posts: this is a no brainer. You have probably seen how this works on Pinterest. So how do you prepare images for each post fast? Tools such as PicMonkey and Fotor can save you a great deal of time with that.

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Get the timing part right: when you post and how often you post to Pinterest matter. If you are sharing your stories to your own boards regularly, make sure you get this part right (image via).  [click to continue…]

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December 30th in Social Media by .

Rich Pins have been around for some time now. In fact, Pinterest has expanded them recently. Rich pins make your products, articles, and other content more useful. Pinterest already provides some documentation for this feature. Here are 3 ways you can implement rich pins on your website:

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NextGEN Facebook Open Graph+: implements Open Graph, Rich Pins, and Twitter Cards for your website. The plugin also supports e-commerce sites. [click to continue…]

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November 18th in Social Media, Wordpress Tips by .

The world of SEO is changing all the time. Google has made serious improvements to its algorithm in the past few months. If your business is not active on top social networking sites, you are going to have a very difficult time getting your brand in front of more people, building relationships, and driving more traffic to your site. Did you know that you can embed your social media updates and others’ posts on your website? Here are a few ways you can embed Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Vine, LinkedIn, and Pinterest content into your WordPress site:

Embedding Google+ posts

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Google+ is one of my favorite social networks. It has improved a lot over the past couple of years. Google now allows its users to embed Google+ posts in their site. Just find the post you like, choose Embed Post, and copy the appropriate code snippet to your site. [click to continue…]

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August 13th in WordPress Themes by .

Pinterest should not need any introduction. It is one of the most popular social networks around, used by many folks to share the images and content they find with the world. Many businesses have already started targeting Pinterest to generate more leads. A lot of people who enjoy finding unique products online are already active on Pinterest. Want to collect things you find online on your own website? You may want to give these 7 Pinterest-style themes a look:

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Pinboard: a pretty decent Pinterest-clone theme. It has 3 post layout options. You can customize the welcome message. 7 theme skins are included. Pinboard supports child themes. [click to continue…]

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July 23rd in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

The rise of Pinterest has again demonstrated that people love visual content. As long as you have killer visual content on your website, you can get a lot of action on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+. You need to take time to optimize your website for those social networking sites though. Adding social sharing buttons to each post helps. You should also consider adding those buttons to each image. Here are 3 ways to do just that:

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Pinterest Pin It Button For Images: adds a Pin It button to every single image on your website. That means your visitors will have an easier time pinning images to their Pinterest boards. [click to continue…]

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July 5th in Social Media by .

I am not a big fan of auto-blogging or even automating all my social posts. People do want to see real interactions on your blog and social profiles or you will lose their attention. The idea of being able automate the process of pinning images on Pinterest is intriguing though. We have tested a couple of plugins that promise this. While they are not perfect, the idea has potential:

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Lazy Pinner: as the name suggests, this plugin sends your posts automatically to Pinterest. It requires mycrypt to work. [click to continue…]

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