No matter what type of website you are managing, there are countless ways it can be enhanced simply by installing the right plugin. In this blog, we'll look at three WordPress plugins we're confident you'll love.
With over 41,000 free extensions available in the WordPress Plugin Directory alone, knowing where to start can be a difficult task.
So, to make your life easier, we’ve handpicked three plugins that will instantly upgrade your website.
With these plugin's you'll be able to
- grow your mailing list
- generate more leads
- optimize your social media and content creation work flows
- Ensure your website's backed up and ready to be restored at the touch of a button.
Want to know more? Read on!
OptinMonster: Grow Your Email List and Increase Conversions
OptinMonster is a popular and powerful plugin that has been created to help you grow your list of email subscribers.
By using a selection of different high-converting email opt-in forms, you can give your readers plenty of opportunities to join your list.
This lead generation tool has been consistently updated since its release and now gives you access to seven different form types.
These include a lightbox pop-up form, in-content forms, floating bars, and slide-in forms. There’s now also a full-screen gateway form to really capture your visitor's attention.
One particularly useful feature of OptinMonster for membership site owners is its Canvas pop-up.
This pop-up gives you a blank space to display a message of your choice, which, for example, could include the benefits of joining your membership package.
With OptinMonster, each form can be highly customized. This covers not only the appearance but also when and where they are displayed.
And with the MemberPress OptinMonster add-on, you can more precisely target your campaigns based on things like member status and courses purchased.
You can also now apply OptinMonster across your MemberPress pages!
And by using the exit-intent feature, you can set your forms to only display when your visitors are about to leave your site.
This gives you one last chance to reach out to potential subscribers, clients, or members, and present them with an offer they can’t refuse before they leave your site for good.
OptinMonster is undoubtedly a plugin you will love using on your WordPress website.
From its great selection of attractive form designs, through to its powerful split testing and optimization tools you will have no trouble generating more leads with this plugin.
Strive: Simplify Your Content Schedule
Strive is the tool that keeps this blog ticking over. Its features ensure that there’s a steady stream of great quality content ready to go live, all of which has been created by a team of international writers.
Whether you are working solo or as part of a team, Strive lets you plan and schedule your blog content creation in one place.
The interface couldn’t be easier to use. Thanks to the drag-and-drop calendar, it's super easy to manage your workflow.
Assign your writers to a blog, write them a brief and set a checklist for them to ensure they meet your style guide. If you change your mind about a publishing date (which often happens) just click and drag the post to another date.
It's simplified our content scheduling no end, and it will for you too!
It's color-coded Pipeline gives you a clear overview of the status of each scheduled post. That way you'll never lose track of what’s due when and who should be doing what.
VaultPress Backup: Sleep Soundly with Automated Backups and Restores
I’ll spare you the lecture on why you should be backing up your site as we all know it’s something we should be doing.
If you are yet to start, or if you’re looking for a better way to back up your WordPress website, then Jetpack's VaultPress Backup comes highly recommended.
With an entry-level plan starting at just $9.50 a month and one of the easiest methods of restoring a backup after a mishap, VaultPress Backup is hard to beat.
By upgrading to Jetpack's higher-priced plans, you can add further protection to your site. With security scanning, spam protection, automated restores, real-time backups, a full archive of every backup on offer.
So there you have it, three plugins for WordPress that we’re sure you'll love.
There are so many plugins available for WordPress it’s hard to pick just three.
However, whatever the purpose of your website or business, you will benefit from being able to generate more leads, manage your content and marketing duties more effectively, and remain backed up at all times.
What do you think of these three plugins? Which ones do you plan to use on your site? What are your favorite WordPress plugins? Please share your thoughts in the comments below.
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