WordPress Plugins That Can Get You More Visitors

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All in one SEO pack

One of the most important things is that your potential visitors can find your blog. If they’re searching for your website via a search engine (Google, Yahoo…) but the search engine doesn’t list your blog high enough, then you won’t get these potential visitors.

This plugin optimizes your blog for search engines. (SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization). This plugin automatically optimizes your titles for search engines and it also generates META tags. You can override any title and set any META description and any META keyword you want. This plugin should result in better page rankings and hopefully more visitors.

Download the All in one SEO pack

Social Media Plugins

There are quite a few social media plugins available for WordPress but they all do the same thing. All of these plugins give your visitors the possibility to submit your posts to social bookmarking sites; for example StumbleUpon, Reddit, Digg, Delicious, Furl… Sometimes, these social bookmarking sites can generate a huge amount of traffic to your blog.

Download one of these social-plugins:

Post Rating

This plugin adds an AJAX rating system for your WordPress blog’s post/page. You’re probably wondering how this plugin can help you get more visitors? Well, your visitors will give the posts/pages they like a higher ranking than the other posts. This means that you can write more posts in the same category as the posts that have a high ranking.

Download PostRatings 1.4

Referrer Detector

This plugin displays a greeting message to visitors that come from different urls (known as referrers). For example, you may want to welcome Diggers with a message that reminds them to digg your story, or you may want to ask Del.icio.us users to bookmark your post, and so on. You can also customize the message that is displayed. This plugin really helps to interact with your visitors.

Download Referrer Detector

Visitor Information

When you know what your visitors like and how they act, you can use this information to attract more of them. That’s why the information about your visitors is so important. There are various way to keep track of your readers, some people use Google Analytics, but there’s also a great WordPress plugin called ‘StatPress’.

This plugin collects information about visitors, spiders, search keywords, feeds, browsers etc. You can check preferred pages, posts and categories. Another useful feature is that you can see the keywords that visitors used to reach your blog via a search engine. Keywords are usually the information people are looking for. You can use this information to write more posts about a certain keyword.

Download StatPress

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  2. I wanted to post a comment about your awesome blog – tons of great content! I am glad to read about the “Share This” plug in, I had been using Sexy Bookmarks and looking for a replacement for the past few days, so the timing is right.

    I will check back often and also spread the word!

    James