Blog writing is like cooking a great dish for your viewer, your content is your recipe, your viewer will review the taste when you present your dish in right manner. Most of the time bloggers struggles to boost their blog website to get more traffic. I have seen great content on worst website which results less traffic and demotivate the blogger. In this article i will walk you through the 7 tools to empower your blog website. I can tell you from my experience that these are the must have tools for every WordPress website.
Before diving down further, Let me tell you a bonus tip for every new blogger out there. Be focused on what you believe you are good at. Like if you think if you have good taste of fashion then writing about fashion will definitely work out for you. Do not follow the trend, remember trends fade away. Stick with your passion and share your experience in the word to the world.
Tools #1 – Yoast Seo Plugin
Yoast is bloggers favorite tool to optimized their website and blog on WordPress. WordPress is considered to be best for seo and yoast seo plugin stays step ahead to remind you, what can be done to make your post or website more search friendly, like optimizing and inserting the meta tags and link elements. Regardless of your language, yoast understand about 24 languages. Live preview of how your page will look like in the search results will help you to rethink what are important to show in the search results. As you write your blog, yoast analyse on its own along with and reminds you to make the correction if required. Like if you are using so much passive sentences, you are using sentences with more than 20 words, if your paragraph needs a break down and many more. In short if you want your website to be visible in search engine then this is all you need.
Tools #2 – Jetpack
Although this plugin has tons of offers for their user. I prefer some of the options like proofreading tool when writing the blog, Jetpack site stats which gives me insight of my website traffic that too real-time. Forget to share your blog on social media, don’t worry jetpack can do it for you. Bloggers always love to hear from the reader what do they think about their work of word. Easily integrate comments widget into your WordPress site to allow your readers to speak their heart. Secure your website from suspicious looking sign in activity. You won’t feel like adding additional plugin to integrate subscription form on your website. Jet pack already has one with customization options. These are some handful features i prefer to have in my website, although you can explore and experiment more upon your need and requirements.
Tools #3 – Youtube
Post with visual contents always succeed to engage the audience longer on the same page. If you think any video can relate to your post then put it on your post using this amazing plugin. All it needs a video url and this will place the video wherever you want in your post. Although WordPress has inbuilt features of embedding video by placing video url in your post.
Tools #4 – Elementor Page Builder
It would be like insulting a great tool if i explain it in short. Designing with elementor tool will save your time and enhance your creativity. This plugin alone has loads of features that you can write a complete cookbook. You can give your website a premium look by designing landing page using elementor page builder. If you don’t like how the general blog posts look like then you can customize the complete template for you post. I have written a brief article on elementor please read them to know the rest.
Tools #5 – Ad Inserter
You will definitely feel like having a tool which can help you integrating and organizing google ad for you. With visual templates which shows where exactly your ad gonna be, all you need to do is chose the right template and insert your ad script in the text editor box. This will load the ad into your website automatically.
Tools #6 – 404 Page
This is simple yet very useful plugin and you must have it. No one wants to annoy their audience to present some irrelevant pages with wasteful information. That’s where this plugin fits in. Design your error page however you want and assign it to 404 error page. Designing with elementor tool will save your time and enhance your creativity. That’s it, from now onward every time user reach at something that doesn’t exist on website, will see the error 404 page with useful information.
Tools #7 – Header Footer
You will need this tool once in a while but it is as important as than the others. This is most needed when you want put some script in your header section between <head> and </head> section. Like you google ad world script which specifically ask you to put between <head> and </head> section of the website.
Bonus tips #2 – use theme that defines your website. Keep it simple and organised. Be consistent with the fonts and color throughout the website. You can find loads of free and premium themes here.
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