You Aren’t Missing These Plugins, Are You?

Here’s a quick video blog covering just a few of the plugins I’m currently using and recommend.

What am I missing on my list?  What are your favorites?  Leave a comment and share!

Plugins/Services I mentioned:

  • DiggDigg
  • Wibiya
  • SexyBookmarks
  • nRelate (or LinkWithin or YARPP)
  • CommentLuv
  • W3 Total Cache
  • Contact Form 7
  • Twitter Tools
  • Feedburner
  • WP Super Popup

If you can’t see the video, click here to watch it on YouTube:

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  1. I do happen to be missing a couple of these (thanks for recommending them), but I’m most interested in finding out how you got your marketing ideas ebook sign-up to appear at the end of your posts.
    Shakirah Dawud recently posted… Wordbite: Counseling Who And WhomMy Profile

    1. Hi Shakirah, that’s added using the Genesis theme’s hook feature. I’m using Genesis and the Lifestyle child theme. Then the code for my marketing ideas ebook is in the “genesis_before_comments Hook” box.

      It seems like something there ought to be a plugin that would do. I’d search for “add post footer” or similar to find a plugin with this type of functionality.
      Michelle Shaeffer recently posted… How to Steal Blog Traffic Like a PirateMy Profile

    2. Shakirah,

      You can also use the Call to Action plug in for that.
      Nicole Bandes recently posted… Lessons You Can Learn From HalloweenMy Profile

      1. Awesome! Thanks, Nicole. :)
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  2. Great video Michelle.

    I use SexyBookmarks on my blog too. I think my favourite has to be Comment Luv. It’s because it’s free advertising and gives readers a chance to get something in return for writing their comments. I do find that not as many people tend to use it though. I usually get affiliate sites or other sites rather than blogs.

    I hope you had a great weekend.

    Your friend across the pond

    David Verney recently posted… Six Great Ways to Build Massive Blog TrafficMy Profile

    1. CommentLuv rocks. I love that plugin. I mostly get blog posts, but since I blog about blogging a lot, my readers tend to have blogs. :)
      Michelle Shaeffer recently posted… It’s All About Me Because It’s All About YouMy Profile

  3. Perfect timing, I needed a replacement for nRelate. :)

    1. LinkWithin is very cool. I switched to nRelate so I could do cross promo but I haven’t got it fully setup yet. I need to work on that. Or delegate it to my VA.
      Michelle Shaeffer recently posted… ** Open Mic for Bloggers **My Profile

  4. I’m using three of them only, have to try remaining all. Seen some new plugins after a long time. Thank you Michelle :)
    Bharat recently posted… Top 10 Alternatives to Google ReaderMy Profile

    1. You’re welcome, Bharat. There are so many options out there! They’re fun to play with though. :)
      Michelle Shaeffer recently posted… ** Open Mic for Bloggers **My Profile

  5. comment luv and sexy bookmarks are my favorite
    i also love nextgengallery – use it all the time
    helen bogun recently posted… For the Love of HalloweenMy Profile

  6. My favorite plugins are:
    Postie – Absolutely love this!!!
    Photo Dropper
    Strickly Auto Tags – Love this one too!!!
    Tweet Old Posts
    Comment Luv
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  7. Important plugins for any blog, and blog owners should not ignore the importance of these plugins.
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  8. Hi Michelle,

    I am missing SexyBookmarks, well, actually I am not missing it at all!

    I just replaced it with Digdig last week. It was slowing down my blog dramatically. As much as I loved the style and graphics of it, I just had to remove it, as it was really bringing performance down.
    Satrap recently posted… How to Increase Website TrafficMy Profile

  9. Michelle. Was fun to see one of my posts used in your video. LOL!
    I use Sexy Bookmarks, but I’ve been curious about DigDig (didn’t know that was the name of it). I like that it offers a “print” option. Will have to check it out.
    Debra Jason recently posted… Using Video SEO to Boost Your Search Engine RankingsMy Profile

  10. does anybody know about a plugin with which i can upload pdf files?
    i want to have a section where people can download them for free and another section where people can buy (want to establish a kind of flyer toolkit: this flyer + your text (the text which ich will intergrate into the flyer) = the best flyer you can get for xy euro (will be send via email then))

    thanks in advance :)
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  11. Michelle,

    Thank you for another great post! Always good to follow what you’re doing.

    I like how your homepage has your blog posts set up nicely. I think you said this was because you’re using Genesis.

    Do you know of any plugins that allow for your main blog to have posts organized like you have it?
    Jeff Wise recently posted… Overcoming Negativity And My Small Business Online Marketing DreamMy Profile

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