One of the simplest way you can keep your reader busy and decrease the bounce rate of your blog is by helping your readers to take an action after reading the post or to find related content or post on your blog. The simple way to achieve this is by using related post plugin and adding a related post widget after your blog posts. There are many options available in WordPress plugin repo, and I have make the right choice for you by choosing ShareaHolic plugin
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ShareaHolic plugin Setup
Shareaholic was initially a social media sharing button plugin and recently they have rebuilt the plugin to add related post feature. Surprisingly their algorithm is quite accurate in suggesting related post which is relevant to the post itself. I have tested this plugin on Sharebloggingtips and it work well for me even though my theme come with related post featuer. To enable the shareaholic plugin feature on your blog, you need to download the free plugin from WordPress repo over here and go to Shareasholid plugin settings and enable the feature. You can show related posts with thumbnail below posts, pages, category and index page. Every option can be configured manually and you can also customise the look of related posts to match your blog design. You can also exclude certain posts, pages to be shown from related post. The exclusion feature also supports wildcard, so you can quickly remove any existing category or tag posts to be shown from related posts.
You can also use Shareaholic plugin to add social sharing button below post or floating buttons. More over, this is a good plugin when you need both the features of social sharing and related posts
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Author: Ubong Eshiet
Ubong Eshiet serial entrepreneur, a professional blogger and internet marketer, wordpress Developer and a passionate blogger and from Nigeria