In this day and age there is so much emphasis put on your website and the importance of making it visually appealing to your visitors. You don’t have to be a WordPress expert or proficient in coding in order to have a better looking website that converts visitors there are tons of plugins that can help you achieve your goals. Here are 5 WordPress plugins to make your site better.
- Floating Social Bar
To use social media effectively you need to get as many people as possible to see the content that you publish on your website. You can do this with the Floating Social Bar, it’s a light weight plugin that can help increase social shares. It supports all of the major social networking platforms like Google+, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
Not only does your site need to be mobile responsive, it needs to be incredibly easy to navigate. You will lose visitors quickly if they can’t find what they are looking for. This plugin can help with navigation problems by delivering content based on relevance. This helps first time visitors to your site find what they need quickly and easily. Here is how you can set up relevanssi.
- Contact Form 7
One of the most important components of any website is how your visitors can reach you and get their questions answered. Contact forms are often overlooked, but Contact Form 7 makes it easy to create beautiful forms to help you capture more information about your visitors. It can also help potential customers get their questions addressed quickly and easily.
If you are planning on doing a sale or offering a promotion to boost business that comes with a limited time offer then this is the ideal plugin for your site. Just add a simple shortcode to a page or post and you’re all set. The plugin will display a countdown to the expiration date of the offer. It encourages your visitors to take advantage of the sale NOW, rather than later. Once the offer expires the page goes offline and it can redirect any visitors to a message saying that the offer has expired.
- WP Review
If you sell a product or service on your site then you already understand the value of client testimonials. This plugin goes well above that and makes sure that your ratings get included in the Google search results page. This plugin is fast and lightweight and you can structure the reviews with stars, points or a percentage score.
These plugins are all free and can help you create a great experience for your visitors and turning your visitors into customers.