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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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January 31st in Wordpress Plugins by .

Many publishers are leveraging their connections in top social networking sites to drive more traffic to their websites. Showing your visitors how many followers and friends you have could encourage them to join your community and pay more attention to your content. We have already covered plenty of social media plugins for WordPress on this site. SocialFans happens to be a useful plugin that adds social counters to your website. It supports most major social networking sites.

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May 10th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by .

The idea of social lockers is nothing new. Some folks have been using them to get their content more likes, tweets, and pins. You need to have special content to pull this off. You should also adopt a conservative approach with this strategy or your could turn your visitors off. These 7 social locker plugins allow you to hide some of your content and display them only to those who like, tweet, or +1 your posts:

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Social Locker for WordPress: this plugin has multiple themes and is compatible with Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn. It has analytics tools too. [click to continue…]

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March 22nd in Wordpress Plugins by .

We have covered plenty of social media plugins for WordPress. Making your website Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest friendly is a no brainer. Many folks go about doing that by adding the right social buttons to their posts. With the Social Locker plugin, you can take a more aggressive approach. This plugin lets you lock certain parts of your content and unlock them when your visitors like, tweet or +1 your content.

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October 14th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

Social networking communities such as Twitter and Facebook provide bloggers with the chance to promote their content and gain more traffic for their website. As a webmaster, you should monitor the performance of your site in these communities to figure out what is working for you. These 5 social metrics plugins help with that:

Social Sharing Analytics: displays social sharing counts of your blog posts in the admin panel.

Top Social Share Posts: keeps track of your top social posts and lets you display them in your sidebar or with a short-code. [click to continue…]

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September 6th in Social Media, Wordpress Plugins by .

In the past couple of years, we have covered plenty of social plugins for WordPress. I am talking about scripts you can add to your website to make it more Twitter/Facebook/Pinterest/Google+ friendly. The WordPress Social Share plugin is another cool script you can take advantage of to make your site social media friendly. This plugin is quite unique with the way it works. It sits in one side of your screen and opens up when your visitors are ready to share a story.

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August 17th in Social Media by .

So you have made a habit of writing great content? You have got a lot to be proud about. But in order to enhance your profile as an author, you need to promote your social media profiles and other places you have shared your content on. Adding a social author bio box to your website would certainly help. Social Author Bio is an exciting plugin that automatically adds an attractive author bio box to your posts.

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