5 Blog Interaction Tools to Drive More Traffic

Feb 3, 2015 in News

Web blog’s publishers have been increasingly joining Fidelity Media ad network lately, and today we would like to apply to some useful blog managing tips. Apart from creating more content and improving SEO, there are some easy to implement interaction tools to boost blog traffic and keep it up with the trends.

Social Comments

The comment section is an integral part of every blog, and can be used in a new way. The feature of commenting posts via social profiles will let your users express their views and share it with his/her social networks’ friends. Moreover, together with the comments, they will share links to your posts. Thus you’ll distribute your content and drive traffic from social networks.

For that purposes, you can use specific tools such as Google+ Comments and Facebook’s Comment Plugin or independent plugins for several networks like Comments Evolved (allow comments with Google+, Facebook, WordPress, or Disqus accounts).


Poll Plugins

Give your guests a right to vote! Brief polls, fun quizzes, short sweepstakes and contests can be used not only for collecting data about your readers, but mostly for improving engagement rate and increasing the number of returned users. There is a wide variety of free poll plugins with different additional features including voting within social account and sharing. For example, you can try Opinion Stage plugin which enable your audience to use social accounts for voting, discovering who the participants are and viewing the poll results by various filters.

Rating Widgets

You can let your users to estimate your content quality and express their opinions via simple widgets. For example, Raiting Widget is designed to embed thumb and star ratings into your posts, pages or comments. Also, you can give a short to FeedWeb plugin that allows to insert rating widgets with specific questions about your blog into selected posts and get quick feedback.

Social Sharing Buttons

Sharing Buttons plugins allow to attract social traffic and, plus, increase a number of page views and a time spend by user on your blog. If you need powerful and free plugin, you can look at Shareaholic. Customizable and mobile optimized, this plugin will give you insights into who’s sharing your content and through which channels.

Social Sharing Buttons Plugin

Contact Forms

A contact form is intended to ensure that only relevant information will be contained in the messages you’ll receive from your readers. Moreover, forms prevent users from leaving your blog in order to open up the email application or a new browser tab to use the email service thus decreasing your bounce rate.

If you are looking for one of the most advanced contact form plugin, you should check the Contact Form 7 that supports Akismet spam filtering, captcha fields, file attachments and can be easily integrated with other plugins.

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