There are many social media plugin available but in this post I will tell you about a new entrant to this space which helps you to gain social media follower, allows your users to share your content easily to more than 30 plus social media platform and many more features.
This plugin is Social Snap.
Why Should You Use Social Media Plugin in Your Blog?
Okay, you have written a great post content and you are also driving good traffic to your blog from this post.
But I want to tell you that by not using any social media plugin in your blog, you are not fully optimizing your blog content.
You must allow your users who found your post interesting an option to share your content on different social media platform like Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.
Who knows, your post may become viral on social media and generate tons of instant traffic to your blog.
Social media plugin also allows your users to follow your blog page on social media platform. Thus, you will also get many followers for your blog.
In my opinion SocialSnap is the best WordPress social media plugin. Read on to know many of its features and benefits.
What Are The Features of SocialSnap Plugin:
1. Over 30 Most Popular Social Networks & Apps: Social Snap plugin includes over 30 social networks & apps to choose from, allowing your visitors to share your content through their favorite app or network. These 30 social networks and apps includes the following.
2. Place Share Buttons Anywhere: You can place your social share buttons anywhere inside your blog page or post:
- Floating Sidebar
- Inline Buttons (above the post, below the post or both the position)
- Sticky Bar (You can enable it for mobile, desktop or both)
- via Widget
- And many other options
3. Individual & Total Share Counters: In this feature you can display Total Shares and also individual shares of each social apps like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, etc.
By showing individual and total share counters users are more likely to share your contents. Thus, it's a great feature you must enable if you are using this plugin. See the image given below for clear understanding.
4. Easily Recover Share Counts: You may loose all of your social share count if you have made one of the following changes:
- Changed the social share plugin
- Changed permalink structure
- Changed your domain name
- Changed Http to Https Protocol
But with this plugin you don’t need to worry about anything. It can recover your precious share counts in just a few clicks.
5. Statistics/analytics: This plugin allows you to easily see how your contents are performing and which content and positions are generating the most shares on social media. You can view the detail statistics by month, week or day.
6. Click-to-tweet: You can easily add click-to-tweet buttons to your content.
What Are The Plans Available for SocialSnap Plugin?
Visit socialsnap.com, then go to Pricing page. It has 3 plans.
If you have a single blog then you can go for Plus whose regular price is $39 but if you buy now you will get a 50% discount on the price.
Check this link for current price: SocialSnap.com
SocialSnap has some addon which are not available in Plus plan. You can get these addons in Pro and Agency plan.
Let's see what are these addons:
- Social Auto-Poster: It automatically share your new posts to Twitter and LinkedIn. It saves your time by not having to post across every platform and watch the traffic flow in.
- Social Login: It easily allow your visitors to log in using their favorite social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Google.
- Boost Old Posts: It easily revive your existing old posts by automatically posting them on Twitter and LinkedIn. It’s a great way to leverage all of your existing content and reach new visitors!
- Social Content Locker: It ask your visitors to share your post in order to access the content behind the button. This is a great way to increase your social sharing and engagement with your visitors!
How to Download, Install and Activate SocialSnap Plugin?
If you have not yet purchased the plugin, buy it now by visiting this link - SocialSnap.com.
Login to your Socialsnap.com account after purchasing any of the plans as mentioned above. Now go to Account. It will show your subscription details. Copy the License Key and then select Download button.
Now, the plugin will be downloaded as a zip file.
Now, login to your WordPress Dashboard, then go to Plugins and select Add New. Under Add New, select Upload Plugin to upload the plugin. Select the Socialsnap zip file you just downloaded. Now it will start installing the plugin. After installation, Activate this plugin.
Now you need to Activate the license. In WordPress Dashboard, go to Social Snap, then select License. On this page, paste the license key you have copied earlier and select Verify Key. That's it.
Note: If you have not copied the license key earlier, don't worry, you can get your license key in your Account page in SocialSnap website.
How To Add Social Snap Follow Or Share Button To Your Blog?
Adding Socialsnap follow or share button is fairly easy.
Go to WordPress Dashboard >> Social Snap >> Settings, then select Manage Network if you want to add new networks or remove the default networks. See the below image:
See the above image, here, you can easily add or remove one or more networks. Here, you can use drag and drop to re-order networks.
You can see that adding SocialSnap plugin to you blog is fairly easy and the plugin comes bundled with loads of benefits as mentioned above.
Note: In the premium version, you are also getting a 30-day money back guarantee. So, you can use the premium version risk-free for 30 days and if you somehow don't like the plugin you can ask for refund anytime before expiry of 30 days.
Final words. Social Snap is a solid social share plugin for WordPress site and best alternative for SocialWarfare plugin.
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