7 Awesome Social Media Plugins for WordPress

Are you looking to be a little more social on your WordPress blog? Check ou tthe 7 awesome social media plugins for WordPress below!

1. Our Favorite: Digg Digg – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/digg-digg/

Your all in one share buttons plugin. Add a floating bar with share buttons to your blog. Just like Mashable! (see the bar on the right!)

2. Livefyre Realtime Comments – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/livefyre-comments/

Livefyre replaces your outdated comment section with a real-time social conversation. Post comments live, tag friends from Facebook and Twitter, and more…

3. Sharebar – http://devgrow.com/sharebar-wordpress-plugin/

Sharebar adds a dynamic and fully customizable vertical box to the left of a blog post that contains links/buttons to popular social networking sites. For wide blogs, a vertical bar with popular sharing icons appears on the left of your post. If the page is resized, the vertical bar disappears and a horizontal sharebar appears under the post title.

4. Socialize – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/socialize/


Provides an easy way to selectively add actionable social bookmarks to your posts content or below the post in a ‘Call To Action’ box.

5. Tweet2Download – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tweet2download/

Tweet2Download allows a wordpress blog to require a tweet and a follow in exchange for the downloads or article parts available on the blog.

6. WP Social Toolbar – http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/social-toolbar/

Plugin for adding a highly customizable toolbar with color selection, social network icons, recent tweet and share buttons into footer.

7. SocialMetrics

Track how’s your blog doing across the leading social networking websites and services.

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