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9 Essential Blog Plugins For Great User Experience

A blog is great medium to serve fodder to your audience. Use some opium in the fodder, as Guy Kawasaki Tweeted recently Customers: Keep them coming back (add a little opium to their noodles) http://is.gd/U0RB24

Plugins if integrated correctly with blog, works like opium in fodder for customers.  Remember, more eyes on your blog means better reputation and better web rank. Here are 9 awesome plugins to build Great User Experience and ultimate SEO success.

Social Media Plugin: O wow, this blogger is just great, I want to read again. Give your audience easy to bookmark social media plugins. Add Share button below posts and along the side bar / in the bottom end of your blog. Make subscription easy.

Follow by Email Plugin: People catch to emails most often than social media. This is true in case of professionals with busy life schedules. Also, mail subscriptions are much better to find favorites with less hassle. Follow by Email Plugin is awesome to subscribe your blog posts in email box.

Search Box Plugin: People want to read more from your blog. How to curate a topic? Add Search Box at most visible place. This also comes handy for returning visitors who recognizes you as an authority in your niche. Finding a topic is easy via Search Box. Also you can customize it whether to fetch results from your blog only or from Google search (Just in case if you are using Google Search Box) or both.

Tags Plugin: Also called Labels in Blogger, customize this plugin to add to great user experience. In a blogger blog, this also doubles up as category.

Subscription Button Plugin: Add RSS Subscription Button to subscribe to latest post and post changes (just in case if you edit some) in a feed reader. This is great for people who read a lot throughout the day. Feeds are great time savers as only some parts of text displayed in feeds; if this is something a reader is looking for he / she may click the feed URL otherwise can bypass it.

Profile Plugin: You are great blogger, people want to know you. Display your profile. Many will follow you. Remember, followers may turn into fans and some may bring customers too.

Contact Form Plugin: Add a Contact Form, in Case of Word Press Contact Form 7. Provide the ease of contacting you. Add Call To Action (CTA) with this plugin, for example, Contact Me for Great Copy Writing, Or Ask Me A Question Or Request a Quote.

Recent Post Plugin: Oftentimes people read your blogpost via feeds, subscriptions or search results. In all such cases only one post appears, which may be an old story or brand new. Perhaps you make 10s or tons of posts daily. A recent post widget allows you to display latest stories posted in side margin. This plugin is great to keep readers hooked to your blog.

Blog Achieve Plugin: What you are posting since ages is achieved in your blog’s vault. Add Blog Archieve plugin for easy mining of your blog. Many will like to read your awesome posts from the past.

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