In the online business world, WordPress is one of the most recognizable names. WordPress, for millions of bloggers, is the most favored content management systems (CMS) around. But really it’s for everyone – anyone can use it as they see fit. This CMS platform is so versatile it can be used for almost any application.
Internet marketers can use it on their weblogs or sales sites. Landing or squeeze pages, video blogs, any marketing application. There are millions of choices for a theme – and a kid can probably figure out how to customize it. You can further customize with WordPress plugins to achieve almost any desired function. Here are a couple WordPress plugins that can help you in your internet marketing businesses.
Social bookmarking is important and huge right now, so you can easily do that with ShareThis. This simple plugin installs a link box at the end of every page or post. Your readers can hover over the box, and they’ll have a choice of bookmarking or networking sites they can submit your site to. So, they can easily submit to very popular sites like Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, and even chatting apps like AOL IM. And then you know what happens next, millions of people descend on your site – hopefully.
The WordPress Mobile Pack is a plug-in that makes your WordPress website look pretty on mobile phone internet browsers. Cell phones are an integral aspect of our lives, so it certainly wouldn’t hurt to make your site available to cell phone browsers. A very cool feature of this plugin is viewers can choose the traditional desktop browser or mobile browser display. This is a feature that people may respond to because they can use whatever is comfortable for them. Only one choice and no options is never appreciated by anyone.
SMS Text Message is really cool plugin that can keep your website subscribers informed of any updates with a text message. It’ll install a form for people to opt in to receive your messages. Your visitors will need to opt-in with their cell phone number so they can receive your site’s text messages. So it’s a good idea and way to inform your subscribers that there’s an update. Of course not very many people are going to be open to giving out their phone numbers these days so don’t be surprised if it takes you a really long time to build up your list. Plugins add tremendous flexibility to an already versatile CMS platform which is what WordPress is. And what is even more incredible is that it’s all free. No matter how much you want to customize it you will never spend a dime on the platform. From here you can customize it however you like with themes, plug-ins and tweaks to your code. It’s all extremely easy, and you don’t have to be a programming or web designer, etc.