If you don’t currently use StumbleUpon, you don’t know what you’re missing out on. Businesses, bloggers, any website owner can really give their traffic a boost using StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon allows users to place votes and comments on websites. Adding a StumbleUpon plugin to your blog can give you extra traffic and it allows readers to tell the world how awesome your blogs is.
There’s so many plugins out there what’s plugin’s the best for adding a StumbleUpon button? Social Bookmarking websites can really help give the traffic to your blog a boost, users being able to share your posts is definitely a necessity. Here’s a few that are wonderful to use if you’re looking to add a StumbleUpon and other bookmarking site buttons to your blog.
StumbleUpon & Digg Thumbnail Maker
This plugin is powerful, yet simple to use. It allows you to specifically select a thumbnail for your posts once your post is submitted to certain social media sites.
Social Sharing Toolkit
This is another powerful plugin that supports several social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, Digg, and more.
WP Greet Box
Use to plugin if you would like to show different greeting messages to new visitors depending on their referring url. If someone visits your blog from Facebook, they will see a message reminding them to like your post!
Socially Social Bookmarking Widget
This is a sidebar widget that displays Facebook, Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, YouTube, and RSS icons.
This is my personal favorite. This is a clean plugin that allows your readers to submit your articles to tons of social bookmarking sites, such as: Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Digg, Google +1, Email, Print, and so many more. This is my favorite plugin because of how much it has to offer, extremely powerful plugin, simple to use and look nice and clean on your blog.
Digg Digg – The Floating Social Bar
Have an all in one social sharing plugin for your blog. Digg Digg is an awesome social sharing button that looks nice on your blog. You’ve seen the floating sidebar on blogs right? They’re using the Digg Digg plugin. Display social sharing buttons with count, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, Digg, StumbleUpon, Del.icio.us, and more.
It’s hard to say one plugin is better than the other, it’s going to depend on your needs, likes and dislikes. I suggest trying them until you find one that works for you. I love Shareaholic, but many of you might enjoy Digg Digg. It’s all about preference. However I do highly suggest using your StumbleUpon button one whatever plugin your choose. You’ll really see an increase in traffic if you use it.