In my previous post in this Blog Expert Series, I discussed the Mandatory WordPress Plugins Your Blog Should Have installed.
In this post, I shall share with you the plugins I have installed that I feel are ‘definitely worth adding to your blog’
You have to sign-up to Yoast’s newsletter to get this one but it is worthwhile. It removes common words like ‘a’, ‘the’, ‘in’ from a post’s slug (url) and helps with SEO.
It shows a link to the last post from the commenters blog. It rewards your readers and encourages more comments.
Makes your blog a ‘dofollow’ one and complements the CommentLuv and KeywordLuv plugins.
Allows you to use <?php ?> code in your posts, pages and text widgets.
Flash Video Player
Simplifies the process of adding video to your posts / pages.
Reward your commenters by separating their name from their keywords – complements DoFollow and CommentLuv above.
MaxBlogPress Ninja Affiliate
Let’s you automatically set-up backlinks and affiliate links (including retrospectively).
See my review post here:
MaxBlogPress Subscribers Magnet
If you are building your list and you don’t have this plugin…you are missing out.
See my review post:
Creates a unique RSS feed for every Post and Page. I then submit the feed to the RSS Directories. This is a premium plugin and this is my affiliate link:
Allows you to add a line of content to the end of your RSS feed articles. By having this in place and by adding your blog’s feed to the RSS Directories you get automatic backlinks each time you publish a post.
Quickly and easily checks your content against SEO best practices utilizing the Scribe Content Optimizer.
See my review:
SEO Super Comments
Turns the comments into individual pages on your site which are then indexed and can help with SEO.
Adds a dynamic bar with social media icons (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
Seamlessly links your blog with your Twitter account.
A plugin which formats your site to be used on mobile devices.
Which plugins would you add / remove under this category of ‘Definitely Worth Adding To Your Blog’?
Please share your views in the comments below.
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