Are you struggling to get more social shares on your blog online? – don’t worry …. today you are going to learn how to increase social shares on your blog posts by implementing a simple strategy (if you have a WordPress blog).
I’m going to teach you one simple trick to help your blog posts get more social shares online. + Plus I’m also going to teach you how to grow an email list at the same time. 😉
The simple trick is to give your visitors an incentive to share your page on their social networks.
Give your visitors a reason to share your blog’s content!
You can’t just expect people to come by your blog and share your content. And, of course, the quality of your content does matter, to help it get more social shares, but what matters a lot more is giving the visitor an incentive to share the page online.
You should offer your visitors something for free as a ‘Thank You’ – for sharing your content in their social networks. I’m going to show you how to do this, today.
There is a cool and powerful plugin you can use called ‘Social Locker’ by onepress.
This is a simple but very powerful tool you can use to increase social shares on your blog posts!
See an example below…..
Learn more about the Social Locker for WordPress here <<
Learn more about the Social Locker for jQuery here <<
There is a Free & Paid Version!
Get the Free WordPress Plugin Version here <<
As you can see, the social locker plugin allows you to lock any content you want. Then, your visitors will have to share your blog post on at least one social network in order to unlock the content.
It is a very simple idea and concept, and it has a lot of potential to help your blog post get a lot more social shares, and that would also mean a lot of free traffic.
So, do you see how powerful this can be? ..
If you use this tool correctly and on a blog with a good daily traffic flow, you could easily double the social shares number on your blog posts and pages.
Here is an example:
Do you see how you can use this as an incentive to increase the social shares on your blog post/content? ….
Take advantage of this tool!
Use this tool on your blog posts and pages!
Let me give you one more powerful tip! 😉
You can be hitting two birds with one stone here…..
Check it out; start using the social locker tool to help you increase the social shares on your blog posts and pages – and also help you grow your email list! ….
Once people share the blog post to unlock the ‘download link’ – they would have to enter their email address in order to get access to the download URL! ..
Clever Uh!! 😉
Let me know what you think in the comment below!
This is a powerful and simple strategy to help you increase the traffic to your blog and also help you grow an email list. If you agree with me, then let me know in a comment below! …
I highly recommend you to try something similar on your blog. Play around with this and get creative with your marketing strategies.
Let me walk you through the process of setting this up real quick.
How to Increase Social Shares On Your Blog Posts & Grow an Email List at the Same Time
1 – Install the Social Locker Plugin
Go to Plugins > Add New
Search for the Plugin ‘Social Locker’ > Find it & Install it
2 – Set Up the Social Locker Plugin
Go to the Social Locker Plugin Settings > + New Locker
Then set up everything the way you want it. Get creative here. The settings and options are self-explanatory.
Publish your new Social Locker and get your shortcode!
3 – Create Incentive & Capture Form
I’m going to use Aweber for this example.
Create a new list and a new capture form. Here is an example of what I did for mine.
Now it’s time to place this social locker below your blog posts.
You can do it manually or you can download a plugin. I’m going to show you how to do it with a plugin today.
Go to Plugins > Add New > Search for ‘bottom of every post’ > Find it & Install it
Here is where you need to go – Plugins > Editor > Bottom of every post > bottom-of-every-post/bottom_of_every_post.txt
And this is how you can have a social locker below all of your blog posts!
This is how to increase social shares on your blog posts by using one simple strategy!
The next thing you would need to work on, would be the traffic flow to the blog. Use multiple internet marketing strategies to build up the daily traffic flow. Go to the Traffic101 section to learn more!
If you implement everything you are learning here today, and on this blog, very well, then you can get very good results online. You just have to take massive action and be very consistent with the entire process.
What do you think?? ..
… do you got any more tips? … please leave your comments below! ..
I hope these blogging tips can help you build a very successful blog online! …
Don’t forget to subscribe to get blog updates!
Thanks for passing by and reading this!
> Share this knowledge online! 😀
I wish you the best of the best!
Follow me on Facebook!
How to Increase Social Shares On Your Blog Posts by Freddy Gandarilla Cabrera