WordPress, beyond any doubt, is the first choice for creating websites by internet marketers or bloggers. As we all know, it is important to have the WordPress website set up properly so that you get the maximum exposure and benefit from the traffic that comes to your site.
A good website or blog will focus on engaging its audience via social media such as Facebook and Twitter. Internet marketing requires you to bring in more people to your email marketing list. Here are some cool WordPress plugins to set up Facebook, newsletters and email sign-up forms via lightbox pop-ups.
Optin Revolution Lite is a WordPress popup plugin is quite possibly the best way in the world for you to create supercharged unblockable popups to grow your list of subscribers! Optin Revolution is a killer free popup plugin for people who want to have unlimited customization on their optin popups, with the ability to be highly creative without having to know how to code.
SideOffer is a sliding side tab designed to generate leads & increase conversions by displaying a highly visible call to action for your users. You need to get your offer or call to action noticed, and this plugin can help. A slick side tab pop-out slider with fully customizable graphics, SideOffer is designed to help increase leads and conversions by allowing you to present your offer in a persistant side tab on every page of your site, giving your users more opportunity to take notice and take action!
This plugin allows you to create a full screen popup window with custom content in your site. You can customize the popup display by configuring various settings such as display logic settings (trigger based on timeout after page load, based on number of pages browsed, popup repeat interval) and style settings(z-index, color, border etc). The plugin supports automatic and manual (shortcode) display. You can use the plugin to display any type of contents such as special promotions, subscription forms, social media icons, feedback forms, video presentations and much more.
This plugin enables you to quickly add beautiful modals by adding widgets to the Popup area. You can choose to trigger the popup automatically on page load, or manually, which the plugin generates the required code for you.
A simple, attractive, non-annoying, extremely fast and light-weight pop-up box for your WordPress Blog. Supports Cookies,Custom design options,scheduling and custom Visual Edior where you can put your html code which will be showed to your visitors.
The WordPress Video Lightbox plugin allows you to embed videos on a page using lightbox overlay display similar to the one shown below. This plugin can be used to display images, flash, YouTube, Vimeo, iFrame etc in a lightbox overlay. The embedded videos can be viewed on iPhone and iPad too. The plugin uses the PrettyPhoto JQuery Library.
All your visitors should know about your facebook page and tell their friends. With this plugin you can display a preconfigured Facebook Fan Page-Like Box inside a lightbox (overlay). No api key needed (works with iframe, premium version uses xfbml and requires api key).
Manage your Facebook, Twitter and other social marketing platforms within WordPress. Social Marketing allows you to push your WordPress posts to your Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr accounts without ever leaving WordPress.
Sending great emails and newsletters is something that should be easy and not require a third party system. This plugin aims to fix that and allow you to manage newsletters and emails with easy within WordPress. Instead of focusing on providing every single feature under the sun, SendPress tries to provide only the ones that you really need. It aims to make email marketing through WordPress easy, complete and extensible.
If you are into affiliate marketing, Pretty Link will allow you to create custom URLs with your own domain and forward it to the target affiliate link. You can easily add the no-follow attribute to the links to keep your SEO power intact. It is one of the best ways to easily manage your affiliate links. You can easily change the link target to another offer or landing page anytime without having to update all your posts and articles. For instance, I promote Hostgator and Bluehost hostings using the pretty links created using the plugin. Whenever I want to change the link to some new offer or landing page, I simply go to Pretty Link dashboard and edit the custom link URL. Easy as pie.
Easy Text Links is a robust and modern plugin to help you sell and manage text links on your blog. It helps you make extra revenue from your blog by selling text links. Text link advertising can be significantly more lucrative than contextual ads. This plugin automates the insertion and expiration of the links, and helps you with quick reminder emails to your advertisers.
Bonus: Responsive Gallery Grid
The default WordPress gallery can sometimes create problem, especially if you are using a responsive layout. Change the native WordPress gallery to a gallery that nicely fits your images into a jigsaw-like grid. Much like the Google+ gallery. The gallery will fit in nicely in a responsive web design, as the grid is recalculated when scaling the window. By default the images will pop out a whenever you move the cursor over them. The z-indexes are updating so that the pop-out images are always on top.