Blogging is became a passion now a days. Thousands of blogs are publishing day by day. Most of the people are choosing blogging as their platform to earn money online. So every blogger needs some widgets to make their blog look effective, seo friendly and to make good relationship with their visitors. So now I’m sharing 10 basic widgets which are useful for bloggers and blog beginners.
1. Google webmaster tools and Google analytic for blog statics
Every blog owner wants to check their blog statistics daily. There are so many sites which offer blog statistics. But I found Google webmaster tools and Google analytics are the best among all.
Google webmaster tools
This is used to adjust the crawling rate of your blog in Google. It helps a lot in SEO. You can customize your domain appearance in URL with Google webmaster tool as well. To register for Google webmaster tools, all you need is a Gmail account.
Create a Google webmaster tool account with your Google account and add your blog to it.
According to my personal experience Google analytics is awesome for blog statistics. You can find daily visitors and total number of page views. You can find top keywords bringing visitors to your site from search engines. There are lots more with Google analytics. Register for Google analytics to experience all the features. You need a Google account to register for Google analytics.
2. Trace online visitors at a particular time
All the bloggers want to know how their blog is rocking every time. You can trace all the online visitors at a particular time using whos.amung.us.com.
Register in whos.amung.us.com and place the code in your blog. That’s all now you can Trace all the online visitors at every 1 hour.
3. Check The copy rate of your content by the visitors of your blog
You can trace the copy activity of your visitors. You can trace all the content in your blog which is being copied by your visitors by using Tynt. It can also trace the social sharing rate of your copied blog content. It will automatically add a link to your blog/website in the copied content, when your visitors copy any of the content in your blog/website. So it can drive more and more traffic to your blog.
4. Place some easy social sharing buttons
If you have posted some quality content in your blog, then your visitors may like that content and want to share it in social networking sites. So don’t make your visitors to feel hard to share your content. Place some easy social sharing buttons to make your visitors feel free to share your posts.
Sharethis.com offers many social sharing buttons. You may select your desired buttons and you can paste the code in your blog posts to make the visitors feel free to share your posts.
5. Add a Facebook like box of your Facebook fan page to your blog
Never leave your visitors. Keep updated with your blog visitors with your Facebook fan page. Add a Facebook like box to your blog to make your visitors to follow your blog with your Facebook fan page.
6. Place a high quality mailing list to keep updated with your visitors
Mailing list is the main strategy in bringing your visitors back. Never leave your visitors as the visitors are the kings to your blog. Place a mailing list subscription form to make your visitors easily subscribe for your mail updates. Most of the bloggers recommend Feed Burner. There are two more mailing lists which provide better mailing services. They are mailchimp and messagebot .
7.Place some effective profile badges of your Facebook, twitter, Google+, linked in accounts to make your visitors connected with you
Place some effective profile badges of your social networking site accounts like Facebook, twitter, Google+, LinkedIn etc to make your visitors connected with you, So that you can make your visitors updated with your blog.
8. Place an Alexa rank badge to view your Alexa rankings
Alexa is the top website ranking service. All the SEO, page ranks will depend on Alexa rank only. So register in Alexa and place an Alexa rank badge to your blog to view your Alexa rank.
9. Create a good contact form for visitors to drop any suggestions or complaints
Contact form is compulsory for every blog. Because if any of your visitors need your help then they will contact you using contact form. So build an effective contact form for your blog/website. For building a contact form I prefer Jotform
10. Create a good commenting system for your blog posts
Creating a good commenting system for blog posts will be helpful in building traffic and also building blog relationships. If there is a good commenting system for your blog then the visitors feel free to comment on your blog posts. Thus you may increase your blog relationship with your visitors. Some of the blog commenting services are Commentluv and Disquss
Hope the above mentioned widgets and services are useful for you to build your blog effectively and efficiently in order to have a better achievement as you expect .