5 wordpress plugins that will increase your traffic exponentially

Do you dream like every other blogger out there to get more traffic on your blog? Are you a new blogger that has just setup a blog and now looking to get some traffic? Are you wondering that even you are continuously writing good content but still search engines do not send the traffic like they should, why? Are you sure you are using the right plugins? Here is the list of few wordpress plugins that can get you more traffic.

All In One Seo Pack

This plugin is out of the box SEO tool for your wordpress blog. It allows you to set every aspect of your blog including meta description, meta keywords, title for home page, posts and pages. Not only that but it also allows you to control how the tag and category links are generated. It allows you to have site wide settings and as well as per post settings which makes it even more powerful. This is the must have plugin to help you get your content indexed correctly to rank better in search engines. The better you rank in search engines the more organic traffic you will get.

Google XML Sitemaps

To get traffic from search engines we also need to tell search engines how to find the content on our blog. To tell search engines we need to have an xml sitemap of our blog. All three search engine giants provide a way to manage how they index your site. You can submit your blog sitemap to the search engines so they can discover and index possibly hidden parts of your blog.

Tweetmeme button

As we all know that Twitter is getting more and more popular everyday and everyone is using to find good content, so if you have good content on your site then you should make it easy for your readers to tell their followers about it. Not only will that help your readers have good reputation among their followers for tweeting good stuff but it will get you more traffic. Tweetmeme button very nicely integrates with the blog and tracks how many times your blog post has been re-tweeted. A must have plugin if you are looking to get traffic from Twitter.

Social Bookmarking RELOADED

This plugin add a list of social bookmarking buttons below your posts and/or pages to allow your visitors to easily bookmark your posts and share them with their friends. You can enable/disable bookmarking buttons through the admin interface. The more your readers bookmark your posts the more traffic from those social bookmarking sites will come to your site.

WP-Email

WP-Email allows you to add a link to your posts and pages to allow your readers to recommend your posts to their friends. The more easy you make for your readers to recommend an article to a friend the more your readers will tell their friends and the more traffic will come to your site.

In the next post I will share how can you convert the traffic into loyal readers? What plugins can help you to get the people coming back to your blog? What plugins can help you to get your readers involve in conversation.

Currently I am curious to know that are you already using any of the plugins? How much traffic you get from twitter as compare to other social networking sites? Do not forget to share your experience in the comments.

10 signs you are addicted to twitter

In the last post I talked about signs that shows that you are addicted to Facebook. While I was writing that post I realized it is not only Facebook but one more social network that I am addicted to and that is offcourse twitter. So how is Twitter different from Facebook is another discussion. The signs of addictness are offcourse different then off Facebook. If you have an account on Twitter and have used it you must have been addicted to Twitter. Let me tell you the signs and you will know if you are addicted or not. Below are the 10 signs of Twitter addictness:

  1. You have a twitter client on your cellphone.
  2. You launch your favorite Twitter client as first application after logging into computer.
  3. You compare one Twitter client with the other to find the best one.
  4. You keep hitting Refresh/Update to get new updates in your Timeline.
  5. You check every user’s twitter profile who follow you.
  6. You #hashtag your Facebook updates or text messages.
  7. You always try to tweet good valuable stuff in hope getting RTs.
  8. You check your followers number everyday.
  9. You check your number of updates everyday.
  10. You use third party services to keep track of who is un-following you.

These are the 10 signs I feel are the signs of Twitter addiction, if you feel that there are other signs that shows Twitter addiction or I have added something which is normal and not sign of addiction let me know in the comments.

P.S Did I mention that my username on twitter is @hameedullah and you can follow me on twitter.