Plugins are small applications that enhance a specific set of functionality on the WordPress blog publishing platform. Today I will be presenting you with the top applications to help you improve the social media and search optimization features of your blog:
- WordPress SEO by Yoast
Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast.
- Google Analytics Dashboard for WP
Displays Google Analytics Reports and Real-Time Statistics in your Dashboard. Automatically inserts the tracking code in every page of your website.
- Google XML Sitemaps
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines to better index your blog. This is the optimal way for Google to index your site and the functionality is not available on the default WordPress distribution
- WordPress Social Sharing Optimization: Advanced SEO for Social Websites
Display your content in the best possible way on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. – no matter how your webpage is shared!
- Shareaholic | share buttons & related posts
Adds an attractive social bookmarking menu and related content widget to your posts, pages, index, or any combination of the three
- MailChimp for WordPress
The best MailChimp plugin to get more email subscribers. Easily add sign-up forms and sign-up checkboxes to your WordPress website.
Add a real newsletter to your blog. In seconds. For free. With unlimited emails and subscribers.
- Share Buttons by AddToAny
Share buttons for WordPress including AddToAny’s universal sharing button, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, StumbleUpon and many more
- SEO Plugin by SQUIRRLY
Squirrly SEO Plugin is for the NON-SEO expert. Get Excellent SEO with Better Content and SEO Stats. For Both Humans and Search Bots.
- SEO Friendly Images
Allows you to configure how the plugin will add ALT and TITLE attributes to images to improve the SEO performance of each of the posts that the image is associeated with
- All in one SEO Pack
Also this is the number one competitor for wordpres yoast seo plugin.
You can search fo additional plugins online at: https://wordpress.org/plugins/browse/popular/