Today we will discuss that how you can use social media for the benefit of your website or blog. We all know that now a day, social media is become most popular in the world and therefore it is the best source to get traffic on your website.
When you make a new website, you should create its following social media profile and pages;
- Google Plus
Why Social Media is Important for your website?
Majority of the people having internet connection, use either of the social media platform to get information or to get connected with their friends and family. These users can help you to bring a very huge traffic on your website. There are following advantages of using social media;
- Your links on a social media site will count as a strong backlink
- These links shows the user engagement of your site
- Huge traffic referring from these sites
- Easy access to share you message or service to general public
What to do with your Social Media Profiles
Share all your articles, products or services on your social media profiles so that your pages remain active all the time. Encourage the people to ask questions from you through social media. This is probably the best way to make relations with your customers or website visitors.
Share the latest news, updates and articles of your niche so that people say you news breaker, for example if you have a seo related website, you should be the first one to inform your audience that Google has rolled out the panda or penguin update.
Social Media Settings on your Blog
Show your social media profiles on your home page through social buttons. Most of the wordpress themes allow showing these follow buttons automatically but if these are not available, there are several plugins that allows you to do this task simply. As an example, go to our home page and see the social media follow buttons.
Moreover, you must have to show the sharing buttons on your website home page, post, pages, categories etc. You can see these type of buttons on this blog also. The famous website that allows creating the share buttons on your website is www.sharethis.com. Also, there are multiple WordPress plugins that helps you to do that.
How to use Alt tags for Images
Although, this is a sub-topic but it is most important to rank your images in search engines. In WordPress, when you upload an image in the post, it asks you to give title and alt text for these pictures. As most of the people don’t care about it, so you can rank your website on the base of your images.