If you notice the social icons floating in the left hand margin, you will know why I have chosen ’Socialize’ as the WordPress PlugIn of the Week. This is powerful little plugin that allows your site’s readers to advocate for your site. This free plugin also comes with a ‘Social Metrics Dashboard’ that lets you see which posts have attracted the most attention on each of the social media platforms. This functionality is necessary for any self respecting blogger.
|Problem||I love having a blog. If my only readers are my wife and my mother then I will never be able to retire. Finding a way to have others promote my site is the issue. With the prevalence of social media there must be a way…|
|Pros||Turn your readers into your Marketing Department|
|Cons||It can be a little tricky to set up. In the field "Floating share bar margin in relation to the posts content" you must enter a negative value (ie 80px) to push the share bar into the margin of your post.|
|Number of Downloads||124 443 (Jan 17 2013)|
|Last Updated||Sep 26 2012|
|My Rating||5 stars|