If you use WordPress (WP) for your website and blog, then you know how powerful it is when it comes to SEO right out of the box. But, thanks to plugins you can extend the functionality of your WP website easily. It just takes a few clicks and some easy set-up that simply requires that you can follow directions and click a few buttons.
The following are the best WordPress plugins to add to your blog. Don’t add all of these at the same time, though. Read about them and determine what you need, and add only the plugins that you really need to help you boost your content marketing efforts.
This is a plugin that helps you optimize every page you create on your site quickly at the time of creation without having to understand anything about code. It even makes suggestions for you.
Helps you grow your audience and blog traffic by letting you share your content with other bloggers to help increase your readership.
Allows your site visitors, or you, to easily tweet a quote directly from your site that you choose to highlight with the code.
You can use this plugin to develop pages with certain content based on keyword, type of post, category and other custom fields on a particular page, or to provide deeper links after certain content.
This is very helpful because your sidebars can now change based on what your audience is reading and viewing. That way they wonít see the same thing on every page.
Sitemaps help search engines find your content and will increase your page rank. This generator creates and updates your site map fast.
Help control comment spam and let others know about your blog at the same time by adding subscribe and RSS feed options.
Making it easy for your audience to share your content is one of the ways in which you can practically put your marketing on autopilot.
This plugin allows each post you make to automatically be shared with your Facebook page.
This plugin is interesting in that it lets your visitors to your website “pay” to download something by tweeting it out first to their followers.
Send out automatic tweets of every new blog post that is published on your website. That allows the schedule function to work as a sharing function at the same time.
Keeping track of your content will help you boost your content marketing efforts by keeping it all organized.
Setting up as much automation as possible will help you boost the traffic to your website through content marketing quickly and easily. What’s more is that each plugin in this “best WordPress plugins” list are free or have free versions that you can use.