The magic number: 44,225. That’s the number of plugins WordPress offers to its users. The current total number of WordPress plugin downloads is 1,253,649,315.
This blogging platform-cum-CMS is pretty popular among SMBs, as well as enterprises. Since March 2016, over 26.8 percent of websites are actually powered by WordPress. To quote Neil Patel, the biggest reason behind WordPress popularity is its extendibility. This means that by using various plugins, the functionality of this system can be extended on different levels.
The easy-to-use plugins can be helpful and effective for marketers and businesses around the globe. WordPress also powers Agile CRM’s blog, and we keep playing with its different plugins to add more functions to our blog.
Today, we decided to discuss a few of the best WordPress plugins that can help your website.
Yoast SEO – For SEO
Yoast SEO is not only the most popular plugin, but also an effective search engine optimization tool. Using this plugin, you can optimize the content so that it performs better on Google searches. It’s generic feature is to help you add a focus keyword that identifies it in the main content, title, meta title and meta description. Apart from this feature, SEO also allows you to use page analysis that provides in-depth knowledge on the best placement for the keyword.
Using this plugin, you can ensure that your focus keyword is used in the content strategically. It helps understand the keyword density on the page, copy readability, images with a keyword, alt tags and number of time and places the keyword was used. It helps you to use optimized content that is easy to find by both search engines and the users.
OptinMonster – For Exit Intent
It is common knowledge that every new user on the page is an opportunity for you to convert them into regular visitors, and hopefully, customers. This is what OptinMonster helps you achieve with its simple, yet attractive, exit intent forms and pop-ups. You can easily grow your email subscribers or convert more leads using lightbox popups, slide-ins, footer bars, floating bars and more.
Search Engine Journal increased their subscriber list by 170 percent using this plugin. This plugin allows you to use A/B testing and provides detailed conversion analytics report.
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Floating Social Bar – For Social Sharing
Adding social media button scripts to your browser can increase the load time. So opting for a plugin as simple as the Floating Social Bar can significantly add speed to your load and ensure that you have a one-click social sharing option. This bar doesn’t load social media scripts when the page is getting loaded, and you can easy add social buttons using drag-and-drop option. This bar is shown on the top of the screen and scrolls down when the user scrolls through the page.
Agile WordPress Plugin – For CRM Features on WordPress
With our plugin, you can easy connect with Agile CRM from your WordPress site. The Agile CRM plugin will allow you to access core CRM features and helps you save time, instead of shuffling between your CRM and WordPress site. This plugin allows you to access email campaigns, form builder, landing pages, web stats, web rules and more.
You can easily check your email opens, track campaign performance, create web forms, send emails to new leads and more. With this plugin, you can also access an in-app referral program. Now you can get most of your CRM directly from your WordPress site.
Leadin – For Contact Forms
Analyze your website visitors and their behavior to see if you have a conversion opportunity using Leadin. This website’s analytics and contact forms allows you to track your visitors, finds information on these visitors to maintain future contact and offers a popup contact form as an option. Using its analytics, marketers can understand what type of content is driving more traffic, clip their contact information using forms and sync these contacts to their preferred email list.
Revive Old Post – For Automatically Sharing of Old Posts
Reposting content is very effective for content marketing because the chances of your readers missing the update the first time is moderately high. Depending on different time zones or recirculation period, it is better to repost your old posts in a tactical way with a different message at least twice or thrice.
Using the Revive Old Post plugin, you can automatically share the old posts again on various social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more. You can choose multiple posts for multiple times and add hashtags, links and more for better search opportunities.
Click to Tweet – For Tweetable Content
Using this really timely plugin, you can add pre-defined Tweet boxes on your article to create tweetable moments. One-click on the box and you can directly tweet the same content from the blog on your Twitter account. This plugin makes engagement easy and quick, so the user gets a chance to tweet about the blog in a moment, rather than waiting for the article to end. It is easy to use as well – just add the plugin, populate the tweet content and hashtag and say create.
What’s your favorite WordPress plugins? Let us know in the comments.