Social plugins can be fun and easy way to get your customers and shop visitors interested in the social activity you are creating online. It’s a great way to build a relationship and trust with your fans, so when it comes time for them to make a purchase you can really shine above the rest.
There are a lot of cool and interesting social plugins that can work with your business. A lot of our clients for ShopTab are already taking advantage of these tools as combined with our Facebook app they can be a great way to get people interacting with your Facebook page and making conversions.
Social plugins can be used do to everything from promoting your latest social media activity, making client login a breeze with Facebook, and promoting and sharing your site across the web. They can even help create a personalized experience for each visitor that comes to your website. Overall they can be a very effective and creative way to establish a connection with your customers and get them aware and involved with the rest of your activity on or off your website.
Take a look at some of our favorite plugins that can help bring some attention to your social media efforts.
Social Media Icons on Homepage
Social media icons an absolute must for your eCommerce business! They can help bring customers to your social pages like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Make these icons easy to find on your homepage as well as throughout your website. They can be a big convenience for customers trying to find your page, and a way to spread awareness to those who do not yet have your social presence on their radar.
Social Sharing Icons
Providing social sharing icons such as Google’s +1 Button, Facebook’s Like Button, Twitter’s Retweet Button, and social bookmarking icons (Digg, Reddit, Delicious, etc) can make it easier for users to share your story with friends. This is a great way to get your content out to the right ears and eyes from the friends and family they already trust.
With Facebook’s Login feature customers can sign into your website via Facebook and have the rest of their experience on your site customized with recommendations, important dates, and input from friends. This plugin requires some additional code installed on your page, but can really help transform your site into a personalized and social platform.
Facebook Like Box
This social plugin is a great way to show customers what you are doing on Facebook directly from your website or blog. You can customize your Facebook Like Box to show a little or a lot of information depending on what works best for your business.
Utilizing a twitter plugin can also be a great way to connect your customers to your social interaction. There are a wide variety of styles to these Tweet Boxes so we encourage you to explore which ones hold the right options and design for your brand.
This is a great way to share the original content from your blog on the rest of your website. Often the homepage is a good place for this plugin as it can get people who visit your website reading your articles right away.
Let us know what other social plugins you use to connect with fans! Comment below or join the conversation on Facebook!