Social media is one of the biggest source for getting quality traffic and leads. Social media is in Google’s seo factor list which emphasizes on social signals or social votes.
Every link or mention works as a vote for that website or url. It simply means that users trust it and is promoting them or referring them to others on social media.
Since the emphasis, social mentions and share become very much important.
For bloggers they are very much crucial as their content is the only factor which will be responsible for overall ranking and popularity of their blog.
Most of the bloggers use WordPress as their blogging core. WordPress automatically updates other services about the blog having new content, making it available for update sites to index it and push it on other sites.
Let us discuss some of the ways one can get social votes on their wordpress blog.
Social share buttons for wordpress: Social share buttons are a must for bloggers. With their help, visitors can easily share website content on their social media profiles. Shared content serves as vote of trust to social media users and search engines.
Social share buttons upon right placement can boost sharing count on site. In wordpress, installation and configuration is easy. Users can share any type of media on the site, even pages (if webmaster allows.)
Comments using social media: By default wordpress comes with a comment box which requires users to submit some details like email, name first before commenting. Often it is seen that comment box is spammed by automated comments.
Social commenting firstly helps in solving problem of automated comments, by being alternate to default comment box.
Secondly it uses social media profile to comment, which is very much convenient for visitors.
When someone comments using social comment box, this activity is seen on its friend’s activity feed.
Person commenting can also allow this activity to be shared on its timeline too.
Auto post to social pages: As you publish a post on your blog, it will automatically get published on connected social networks. It saves time and resources for blogger.
Having a page and sharing it upon your followers will keep them updated about your latest posts and if the post is good to be shared, they will share it too.
Opt for these suggestions to get social votes and if you have any suggestions, do comment below.